Night Cinema: Vitamins

Programme
Night Cinema, Shorts Alternatives

If you’re feeling a little pale, a little shut in (and, let’s face it, who isn’t nowadays?) and a little in need of some pep in your step then it looks like you’re going to have to grab yourself a handful of Vitamin Pills. PÖFF Shorts annual celebration of funny, quirky and strange short films are here to provide you with all the energy that you need to get through those long days (and the black nights) and come out with a smile on your face.

Screenings

Virtual hall Online Estonia, Estonia
Screening085017 / Öökino: Vitamiinilaks
Screening duration

Films

People Are Only Interesting When You Get To Know Them

Local title
Inimesed on huvitavad ainult siis, kui sa õpid neid tundma
Director
Nathan Morris
Country
USA
Year
2020
Genre
/mängufilm/

Stuart is coming to terms with a unique disease that sees him being an unwanted guest even in his own families home. He opens up in this documentary about this rare disorder and his hopes for the future.

Director
Nathan Morris
Runtime
Language
English

OFFRO IO

Local title
Minu kulul
Director
Paola Minaccioni
Country
Italy
Year
2019
Genre
/mängufilm/

A quiet exit between two couples of friends from Rome well degenerates into a ruthless and violent struggle that nobody is willing to lose. In fact, an apparent harmless gesture of courtesy triggers a surreal escalation of generosity, transforming what was supposed to be a relaxing evening with old friends, into a crazy and surreal challenge to the last tip.

Director
Paola Minaccioni
Runtime
Language
Italian

World Premiere

Lighting Tests

Local title
Valgusproovid
Director
Tom Nicoll
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2020
Genre
/mängufilm/

Malky, a struggling actor, has agreed to help Tom, a director he used to know, with some lighting tests for his new project. He thinks that it’ll be a good opportunity to show the director what he’s capable of, but comes to suspect that maybe he’s just being exploited...

Director
Tom Nicoll
Runtime
Language
English

Survivers

Local title
Ellujääjad
Original title
Survivers
Director
Carlos Gómez-Trigo
Country
Spain
Year
2020
Genre
/mängufilm/

Natural selection says that only those who adapt will survive. What if humans have become stupid?

Director
Carlos Gómez-Trigo
Runtime
Language
French

Baltic Premiere

Surprise

Local title
Üllatus
Director
Bojan Brbora
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2020
Genre
/mängufilm/

An assassin is sent to terminate his target, but what he finds at her house jeopardizes the whole operation.Shot in a single take as part of Directors UK Challenge Trinity.

Director
Bojan Brbora
Runtime
Language
English

A Girl and A Gun

Local title
Tüdruk ja relv
Director
P.E.Joubert
Country
France
Year
2020
Genre
/mängufilm/

"All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun," Godard said. 3 Guys are going to take this quote way too seriously, and try in an absurd way to make a movie with just a girl and a gun.

Director
P.E.Joubert
Runtime
Language
English

Fucking Great Assault

Local title
Kuradima kõva rünnak
Original title
Asalto Chido
Director
Ricardo García-Nateras
Country
Mexico
Year
2020
Genre
/mängufilm/

Two friends are planning to rob a gas station to finance their film production, with a hilarious outcome.

Director
Ricardo García-Nateras
Runtime
Language
Spanish

European Premiere

Lucky Break

Local title
Õnnelik pääsemine
Director
John Addis
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2019
Genre
/mängufilm/

Uloaku works the graveyard shift at a dead end service station and is bored out of her mind, but a chance encounter with a suspicious stranger will soon fix that.

Director
John Addis
Runtime
Language
English

Baltic Premiere

Hyperuranios. The Hypermarket of Ideas

Local title
Hyperuanios. Ideede hüpermarket
Original title
Iperuranio. L'ipermaket delle idee
Director
Pietro Traversa
Country
Italy
Year
2019
Genre
/mängufilm/

A thief with a big gun tries to rob an odd named hypermarket, but the cashier wants to have his say ... Sometimes Plato's logic can shoot stronger than a gun.

Director
Pietro Traversa
Runtime
Language
Italian

IT'S DESMOND (your misguided tour guide)

Local title
(Teie segaduses giid) Desmond siin
Director
Daniela Di Salvo
Country
Canada
Year
2020
Genre
/mängufilm/

In a world of disingenuous wanderlusters, the film seeks to reveal the truth behind world travel.

Director
Daniela Di Salvo
Runtime
Language
English