Alfons Jitterbit – Class Trip Chaos
Director – Mark Schlichter
Duration – 92′
In a last-minute dash across town, Alfons just barely manages to catch the bus for his class trip to the Baltic Sea. Things worsen when he discovers that his suitcase has been mixed up with that of his mother. But the crowning disaster comes in a desperate attempt to impress his new classmate Leonie. Alfons decides to run for class president. Unfortunately for him, his arch-enemy Nico immediately realizes what he is up to and challenges him to a stupid bet. The fun continues and Alfons‘ fate as an eternal jinx takes its usual course! Flying macaroni with tomato sauce, a teacher who would love to send him home, exciting nights around the campfire and a dangerous climbing tour turn the class trip into one that Alfons and his friends will never forget.
A Butterfly’s Heart
Director – Inesa Kurklietyte
Duration – 105′
This is the story of Juozapas, a very special boy who has a big secret. His heart is protected by a glass dome and thick armor. The center of his universe is the bug hotel he built himself in an old manor house and the insects that live there. One day, Rugilė moves to town and turns Juozapas’s life upside down. Thanks to Rugilė, Juozapas overcomes his fears and becomes open to the world. Friendship works wonders!
Directors – Magdalena Niec, Mariusz Palej
Duration – 104′
An 8-year-old orphan enlists the help of his greatest hero – an arrogant and obnoxious TV detective – to help him crack the clues for a mysterious treasure hunt created for his birthday by his late parents. A heart-warming family quest.
The arrogant star of hit TV series ‘Detective Bruno’ is an obnoxious and self-centred actor who is about to be fired from the show because of his unpopularity. He’s desperate to stay on TV and will do anything to win back his fans. 8-year-old orphan Oskar is Detective Bruno’s biggest fan and longs to be just like his TV hero. On his birthday, Oskar receives a mysterious clue for a treasure hunt left behind by his late parents. He runs away and convinces his TV idol Detective Bruno to help him solve the clues. This is the opportunity Bruno has been waiting for to boost his popularity and restore his image. Together, Bruno and Oskar begin a chaotic urban adventure across Warsaw in search of answers. And they also start to discover the truth about themselves. Bruno must change his selfish ways, and Oskar needs to try and accept the loss of his parents. When their quest seems about to fail, a transformed Bruno is the one person who can reveal the final treasure that will heal Oskar’s heart.
How I Learned To Fly
Director – Radivoje Andrić
(Serbia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia)
Duration – 85′
Adventurous and funny Sofija (12) is forced to spend her vacation with her overbearing grandmother Maria (67), on an island in Croatia. It’s not the ideal summer experience she had hoped for, but with the help of her warmhearted old aunt Luce (65) and her charming cousin, Sofija overcomes her initial boredom. She makes new friends and together they explore everything the summer on the island has to offer: sparkling sun, fun in the water, lots of ice cream and her first kiss. But her carefree time comes to an abrupt end, when beloved Luce has to be taken to hospital, leaving Sofija with a part of her family she didn’t even know existed. Nevertheless, in the wake of tragedy, the family finally overcomes old traumas and when Sofia returns home, she realizes that revealing painful secrets is challenging but very liberating.
Director – Ilya Ermolov
Duration – 88′
Vitya Kasatkin has an unusual hobby, Japanese Sumo Wrestling, a passion that binds him to his father. The man left him and his mother and moved to Japan. The love for Sumo is the only thing he has left to Vitya and the boy has been living a dream for years: to take part in the Sumo Junior Tournament in Tokyo, so that his father could see him. The persistence with which the boy keeps moving toward his goal is amazing: he wins the qualifying tournament and gets a ticket to Japan. But Vitya suddenly finds himself dealing with a formidable new enemy.