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Seven Boats (Hlynur Pálmason, Denmark, 2014)
Series Two: Carry On

3rd European Union Short Film Festival
Arts Court Theatre
Friday, May 27, 2016, 6:30 pm, 120 minutes
English sub-titles
Stories of hope and survival: success, loss, and tenacity. Featuring short films from Bulgaria, Denmark, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, and Czech Republic.

Doors open for Tastes of Europe at 6:30 p.m., followed by the short film presentation at 7:00 p.m. Seating is limited, so please arrive early to guarantee a spot.
Short Film Programme:
Пробуждане (Awakening)
Yana Lekarska  •  Bulgaria  •  2013  •  8m 32s

A young man trapped in a complicated system begins to push back and see the world differently.
 
Seven Boats
Hlynur Pálmason  •  Denmark  •  2014  •  9m 53s

In single haunting shot, the line between life and death begins to blur.
 
Thriller
Giuseppe Marco Albano  •  Italy  •  2014  •  15m 51s

Young Michele lives and breathes Michael Jackson. Despite rising tensions at home and in the community, nothing will stop him from dancing on the day of the big audition.
 
Ál(l)omás (Station)
Csaba Vékes  •  Hungary  •  2014  •  12m 24s

In this delightfully dark comedy, Teri needs the help of nurse Anita for one final errand before she can leave this earth.
 
Posledný autobus (The Last Bus)
Martin Snopek, Ivana Laucikova  •  Slovakia  •  2011  •  15m 25s

An unlikely group of forest creatures scramble for freedom. Recipient of many international Grand Prize awards.
 
Strom (The Tree)
Lucie Sunková  •  Czech Republic  •  2015  •  14m 47s

Overlooking a quiet family cottage, a lonely oak tree worries about its future atop the hill. A beautiful story told with incredible paint-on-glass techniques.