Awards

main awards

THE QUIET
animated, 10′ 00”
Radheya Jegatheva, Australia

This is one of those rare movies that you will want to watch over and over again. The Quiet delights with a seemingly simple, but at the same time strong and layered story that draws us from the enchanting depths of the universe into the deepest secrets of the human psyche.

A SHIP IN THE BOTTLE
fiction, 15′ 00”
Karlo Gagulić, Udruga Blank, Croatia

BETWEEN DOVES 
fiction, 12′ 43”
Anne Marie Bjerre Koch, Denmark

25th youth film festival

GOING FOR A WALK WITH MY MOM
animated, 5′ 16”
Paula Petković, Korčula, Croatia

Honestly and without hesitation, A Farewell Party speaks about the hopes and fears of high school students in the face of online teaching in a witty and touching way. A film in which there is almost no self-censorship, which gives it extra charm.

A FAREWELL PARTY
documentary, 10′ 38”
Dorian Vicić, Udruga Blank, Croatia

Honestly and without hesitation, A Farewell Party speaks about the hopes and fears of high school students in the face of online teaching in a witty and touching way. A film in which there is almost no self-censorship, which gives it extra charm.

DUST UNDER THE BED
fiction, 12′ 10”
David Padovan, Udruga Blank, Croatia

Dust under the bed offers a refreshing perspective on the forced stay at home. It captivates with the persuasiveness of the actor’s expression and the subtle creation of an atmosphere in which one forgets about problems and enjoys the small things.

LISTEN WITH YOUR EYES
free style, 4′ 01′
Stella Roso, Škola likovnih umjetnosti Split, Croatia

The experimental film Listen with Your Eyes stands out by provoking the senses and logical thinking. The paradoxical title leads us into an exciting cinematic interplay of image and sound that leaves no room for indifference.

13th four river film festival

ONLINE LESSON
animated, 2′ 21”
MFS Animation, Georgia

Online Lesson delights with vivid animation and a witty depiction of a school lesson in which the problems of the heroes come to the surface at the worst possible moment. Laughter guaranteed!

HOME ON THE ROAD
documentary, 6′ 32”
Miha Verdonik, United Kingdom

Home on the Road is filled with serenity and immediacy that is hard to resist. The splendor of playful visuals attracts attention as much as the joy of the main character who found not only fun in the amusement park, but also the warmth and security of a family home.

INSTANT CRUSH
fiction, 7′ 35”
Alvaro Jimenez & Mikel D. Etxeberria, Spain

Instant Crush conquers with an irresistible charm of a playful story, the temperament of film performance and the fine elaboration of details that give the accidental meeting at the train station a whole new dimension. A film you will love unreservedly!

THE SUN SETS THROUGH MY REARVIEW MIRROR
free style, 7′ 19”
Sam Leslie, Canada

The sun sets through my rearview mirror stands out with its magical poetic shots and an unusual feeling of travel created by editing, on several levels of space, time and imagination. A pleasure to all the senses!

NEW DOGS
fiction, 16′ 41′
Lucas Young, Singapore

New Dogs attracts attention with an unusual combination of weirdness and human warmth. The story of the fear of rejection is superbly told, acted and directed, so you watch the film breathlessly, all the while cheering for the protagonist to finally patch up old wounds and acquire the family he longs for.

GALACTIC FLOCK
animated, 4′ 09′
Mihael Mutak, ŠUDIGO Zabok, Croatia

With its enchanting choreography of simple artistic elements and exciting visual gradation, The Galactic Flock presents the solar system in an unexpectedly witty way.

STRANGE FRUIT: TAKING A STAND THROUGH SONG
documentary, 14′ 18”
Sam Seliger, All American High School Film Festival, USA

Strange Fruit speaks about the power of artistic expression as an engine of progress in all segments of human society through a reportage on the origin of a legendary song by Billie Holiday.

youth jury

MIKKEL GRAVERSEN (Lost Boy)
Denmark

CELESTE ZOLLINO (The Catfish Club)
United Kingdom

O KHE YN (Perfect)
Russian Federation

MIHAELA GOJEVIĆ & HANA VOLNCER (A Reflection of Silence)
Croatia

MORITZ PIEHLER (Gangster)
Germany

NINA PAUKOVIĆ (A Reflection of Silence)
Croatia