Youth

Wallay

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OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

Wallay

DIRECTOR : Berni Goldblat
COUNTRY : Burkina Faso, France
YEAR : 2017
TIME : 90 min

Nu Metro 4, 10 Oct @ 12:30pm | Nu Metro 4, 12 Oct @ 12:30pm

SYNOPSIS

Ady, a 13 year-old boy, no longer listens to his father, who raises him alone in southern France. The father running out of resources, decides to entrust Ady to his uncle Amadou for the summer. Uncle Amadou and his family live across the Mediterranean Sea in Burkina Faso! There, at 13 years of age, one must become a man but Ady, persuaded to go on holiday, understands things differently.

 

The Children of Genghis (Chingisiin huuhduud)

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Festival / Official Selection 2018 / The Children of Genghis (Chingisiin huuhduud)

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

The Children of Genghis (Chingisiin huuhduud)

DIRECTOR : Zolbayar Dorj
COUNTRY : Mongolia
YEAR : 2017
TIME : 101 min

Nu Metro 5, 11 Oct @ 10:00am | Nu Metro 5, 13 Oct @ 10:00am

SYNOPSIS

The Mongolian people from long ago have had a tradition of three cultural games that have always been around during the time of festivities. Mongolian wrestling, racing horses and archery were among the three traditional games. This story will focus on the horse racing tradition. The town’s best horse race trainer Bold, has many people gathered at his house for a special announcement. Bold begins to brag about his horses and skills and how no one in town is better than him. Bold begins to talk about his most prized horse, the brown steed that still has yet to find its rider. After hearing this the townspeople recommend Dambii’s eldest son Dorj to be the rider. Upon hearing this Boldoo decides to ask Dambii’s son Dorj to be the rider for his horse. Dambii lives with his wife, Dolgor and three sons, Dorj (12 yrs old), Byambaa (8 yrs old) Nanzaa (4 yrs old) in the vast countryside in Mongolia. All of Dambii’s sons have a knack for the horse. When Bold recruits Dambii’s eldest son his middle son Byambaa gets angry that he wasn’t chosen to ride. When Byambaa gets angry that he wasn’t chosen he storms off.

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Survival Lessons (Uroki vyzhivaniya)

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Festival / Official Selection 2018 / Survival Lessons (Uroki vyzhivaniya)

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

Survival Lessons (Uroki vyzhivaniya)

DIRECTOR : Andrey Tomashevskiy
COUNTRY : Russia
YEAR : 2016
TIME : 83min

Nu Metro 5, 12 Oct @ 12:30pm | Nu Metro 5, 13 Oct @ 12:30pm

SYNOPSIS

Enya Aistov is a macho. He appreciates freedom and hates children. He used to be an aircraft commander. Now he pilots a small air-freighter on seaside resort islands. By a twist of fate he gets into a plane crash and ends up on an unfamiliar uninhabited island with 8 years old boy Kolya, who is sometimes a terrible pain. That is how this «survival game» starts…

 

Running Like Wind

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Festival / Official Selection 2018 / Running Like Wind

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

Running Like Wind

DIRECTOR : Hai Zhong
COUNTRY : China
YEAR : 2017
TIME : 94 min

Nu Metro 5, 11 Oct @ 12:30pm | Nu Metro 4, 14 Oct @ 12:30pm

SYNOPSIS

The film is based on the story of Qiongzhong Girl’s Team in Hainan Province, who had won the world youth football championship in Gothic Cup three times. It shows us in a humorous way that how a frustrated football coach leads a bunch of girls of Li nationality who have never seen a real football before to chase their football dream. It shows us the spirit of sports and youth with a touch of humor and also the unique culture and customs of Li nationality.