PÖFF : 2021 : BNFF

First Feature Competition

The first films of promising young talents, representing youthful vivacity, questing ideas and unexpected viewpoints. Only world, international or European premieres. All the films are presented by directors in person.

Best Film Award, grant of 5000 euros from National Geographic:

Alice, Through the Looking: À la recherche d’un lapin perdu

Alice, Through the Looking: À la recherche d’un lapin perdu

Local title
Alice kadunud jänese otsingul
Title in Russian
Алиса в поисках пропавшего кролика
Director
Adam Donen
Country
United Kingdom
Blind Love

Blind Love

Local title
Pime armastus
Title in Russian
Слепая любовь
Director
Damien Hauser
Country
Kenya, Switzerland
Dark Heart of the Forest

Dark Heart of the Forest

Local title
Metsa tume süda
Title in Russian
Тёмное сердце леса
Director
Serge Mirzabekiantz
Country
Belgium, France
Dozens of Norths

Dozens of Norths

Local title
Tosin põhjalat
Title in Russian
12 с Севера
Director
Kōji Yamamura
Country
Japan
Feature Film About Life

Feature Film About Life

Local title
Mängufilm Elust
Title in Russian
Художественный фильм о жизни
Director
Dovilė Šarutytė
Country
Lithuania
Her Way

Her Way

Local title
Hakkaja naine
Title in Russian
Женщина мира
Director
Cécile Ducrocq
Country
France
Immersion

Immersion

Local title
Tundmatu vesi
Title in Russian
Погружение
Director
Nicolás Postiglione
Country
Chile, Mexico
Life Suits Me Well

Life Suits Me Well

Local title
Elu istub mulle hästi
Title in Russian
Жизнь удалась
Director
Al Hadi Ulad-Mohand
Country
Morocco
Occupation

Occupation

Local title
Okupatsioon
Title in Russian
Оккупация
Director
Michal Nohejl
Country
Czechia
Other Cannibals

Other Cannibals

Local title
Teistsugused inimsööjad
Title in Russian
Другие каннибалы
Director
Francesco Sossai
Country
Germany
Other People

Other People

Local title
Teised
Title in Russian
Другие люди
Director
Aleksandra Terpinska
Country
Poland, France
Precious Ivie

Precious Ivie

Local title
Ivie nagu Ivie
Title in Russian
Иви как Иви
Director
Sarah Blaßkiewitz
Country
Germany
Tenzin

Tenzin

Local title
Tenzin. Võõras omade seas
Title in Russian
Тензин
Director
Michael LeBlanc, Joshua Reichmann
Country
Canada
The Cloud & the Man

The Cloud & the Man

Local title
Inimene ja pilv
Title in Russian
Человек и облако
Director
Abhinandan Banerjee
Country
India
The Radio Amateur

The Radio Amateur

Local title
Raadioamatöör
Title in Russian
Радиолюбитель
Director
Iker Elorrieta
Country
Spain
The Red Tree

The Red Tree

Local title
Punane puu
Title in Russian
Красное дерево
Director
Joan Gómez Endara
Country
Colombia, Panama, France
The Score

The Score

Local title
Skoor
Title in Russian
Счет
Director
Malachi Smyth
Country
United Kingdom
Troubled Minds

Troubled Minds

Local title
Rahutud meeled
Title in Russian
Беспокойные умы
Director
Lauris Ābele, Raitis Ābele
Country
Latvia, Poland
Who is Sleeping in Silver Grey

Who is Sleeping in Silver Grey

Local title
Kes magab hõbehallis
Title in Russian
Кто спит в серебристо-сером
Director
Liao Zihao
Country
China
Zuhal

Zuhal

Local title
Zuhal, naine lõksus
Title in Russian
Зухаль
Director
Nazli Elif Durlu
Country
Germany, Turkey