DocNomads films presented in BEAST, Portugal
The 6th BEAST - International Film Festival, with focus in films from the Central and Eastern Europe, presents a special program with the showcase DOCNOMADS – Short Stories, and three more films from graduated students selected to the Official Competition / East Doc section, Budapest Silo, A Hand And A Half, The Silence of the Banana Trees.
BEAST will be held between 27 September and 1 October in the city of Oporto.
BEAST presents the showcase DOCNOMADS – Short Stories aiming to highlight documentary cinema’s profound potential as a storytelling medium and a bridge between cultures, also with the objective of amplifying the innovative works of a new generation and rising filmmakers.
This special program showcases the documentaries Dusk by Bálint Bíró, All Our Nights by Nicole Reale, Viv Li, Zsófia Paczolay, May the Earth Become the Sky by Ana Vîjdea, My Uncle Tudor by Olga Lucovnicova.
By Zsófia Paczolay (Hungary) • 24' • 2022
József works at the largest still-operational grain silo in Budapest for more than 30 years. It’s a dangerous work, not least because he has been exposed to crop dust for many years now. But he can’t escape it. In fact, he seems to have become an integral part of his environment.
By Shaheen Ahmed (India) • 11' • 2022
Guada and Evy, a young couple from Brazil spend their days in Budapest working on long shifts and impossible hours. As the city falls into deep winter, their scattered week leads up to a long night of togetherness.
By Eneos Çarka (Albania) • 25' • 2022
A father finds refuge in memories created together with his daughter, who has been stricken with an illness. She has decided to keep her distance from him and they have not spoken for years. The film encourages her to reconsider her decision.