Category: Short

September 12, 2019 / Documentary

Shot on 35mm, “Arabesques on the Pirosmani Theme” is an original view of the naive work of the Georgian painter Niko Pirosmanichvili, commonly called Pirosmani. By a series of short scenes, played and composed on his paintings, the Armenian director Sergei Paradjanov (originally: Sargis Hovsepi Paradjanian) glorifies the life and work of the most famous Georgian artist.

September 12, 2019 / Short

Lexie lives with his lively daughter, Laura, who now wants to learn to dance. He has just about managed as a one-parent family so far. The story of one man’s lonely life is transformed by the simple wisdom of his daughter.

September 11, 2019 / Animation
September 11, 2019 / Animation

This black-and-white cartoon captures the last few moments of a prisoner arriving at the place of execution before the weapons roll. The darkness before death is preceded by the darkness of a blindfold that allows only two bands of light into the world. This is the last time the prisoner can see the nose of his shoes on the pavement.

September 7, 2019 / Animation
September 7, 2019 / Animation

An animated experimental short film using charcoal and pastels to create Cubist and Art Deco-inspired designs evoking the curiosity, grace and beauty of two cats in constant motion.

September 5, 2019 / Foreign
August 24, 2019 / Short

A family meeting to decide what to do with the ashes of recently deceased Nanna takes an unexpected turn when Nanna comes back from the dead in an attempt to sort out some of the personal problems of her offspring.