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Retrospective, presentation of the latest achievements

The London Film School does not need to be presented. It is a place where diamonds of the world cinema – eccentric, erudite and controversial – are polished. CINEMAFORUM will present five of the most interesting short films by students of one of the best film schools according to the prestigious “The Hollywood Reporter.”

After the screening of five short films, a meeting will be held with Zhannata Alshanova, the director of the film “End of Season”, and Wojciech Wrześniewski, Head of Sound Department LFS. The event takes place in cooperation with the British Council Poland as part of the “Creativity Talks” series of meetings

London Film School (LFS) is internationally celebrated for its commitment to film, craft excellence, innovation and creative freedom. Currently located in Covent Garden LFS is the first film school in the UK. Deeply connected to local and international screen industries, they have alumni spanning the globe, and working in every part of the film industry. Their students and alumni have won every major award in the screen industries, and they continue to foster and nurture the next generation of
filmmakers.

THE CHAIRS
reż. / dir.: Orkhan Agazadeh
20’ / Azerbaijan 2017

In the dark of night, a flashing stable light is answered by another, on the other side of the village

SOL DE AGOSTO
reż. / dir.: Franco Volpi
20’ / Argentina 2018

Javier finds himself in his hometown of Buenos Aires following his father’s death. He is there to help his ailing mother – who suffers from a bipolar disorder – settle a legal dispute with her medical insurance

END OF SEASON
reż. / dir.: Zhannat Alshanova
24’ / Kazakhstan, Great Britain 2017

At the end of summer, Rosa arrives at her husband’s resort – a small hotel in the vast dry steppe, to check on staff and collect the accounts. An unexpected encounter interrupts the routine of her stay and awakens long gone passion.

AT DAWN FLOWERS OPEN THE GATES OF PARADISE
reż. / dir.: Elżbieta Piekacz
13’ / Great Britain 2017

„At dawn the flowers open the gates of paradise” is a film which tells the story the drama of losing yourself in the feeling of love.

THREE CENTIMETRES
reż. / dir.: Lara Zeidan
9’ / Lebanon, 2017

Four Lebanese girls go on a Ferris wheel ride to make their friend feel better about her breakup. Their conversation drifts to a less fun place.

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