Friends, family, tradition, love - these are ties that bind. Four stories about characters caught between the need to belong and the necessity to cut loose.
Films screened in this combined programme
Tudo o que imaginoLeonor Noivo IFFR 2018 30′
Inspired by a documentary, a kind, meticulous portrait of an adolescent boy from the area of Alcoitão. A youthful summer on screen.
Everything Is Far AwayEmanuel Pârvu IFFR 2018 15′
A 40th birthday surprise visit from mum. A compassionate story about family ties, the desire to get close and the (valid) reasons to stay away.
YardMirac Atabey IFFR 2018 15′
A village yard in northeastern Turkey is witness to the final honours for a deceased man. A mysterious short story told in a resolute way.
La grande vacanceSalomé Richard IFFR 2018 25′
A refreshing portrait of a young woman on her road to independence in this beautifully filmed story about choices and adulthood with a warm, summer feel.