World Panorama 1

Station Žilina Záriečie: S2
Duration 79:58

A selection of films and music videos that just missed out by a hair’s breadth on being selected for the competition. These will be screened in the special World Panorama section.

Look Only at Me / あたしだけをみて

directed by Tomoki Misato

year: 2015
country: JP
duration: 07:30
Having forgotten the exciting feelings of a relationship’s early days, a man drifts along stroking his guinea pig. One day he meets a flower beauty who appreciates the pet.

Boats on the Grassland

directed by Noriko Ishibe

year: 2016
country: GB
duration: 04:11
From your old broken wooden boat, you build a new boat to broaden your view of the world.


directed by Natalya Serebrennikova

year: 2017
country: US
duration: 03:59
In a search of opium, Big Macs and cultural identity, a Russian-American teenager visits her hometown of St. Petersburg, Russia. She discovers that her old best friend has already grown up.

Sea Child

directed by Minha Kim

year: 2015
country: GB
duration: 07:30
On the verge of becoming a woman, awoken by a nightmare Sora follows a group of men into the city in the hope of finding her mum.

High Summer / Plein Eté

directed by Josselin Facon

year: 2016
country: FR
duration: 05:49
A troubling moment in the balminess of a countryside summer. While gardening, a young man sees his mother as a woman for the first time.

Among the Black Waves / Sredi Chernyh Voln

directed by Anna Budanova

year: 2016
country: RU
duration: 11:10
This story is based on the ancient northern legend according to which the souls of the drowned turn into sea animals. The Hunter steals a seal-girl’s skin to prevent her turning back into an animal. She becomes his wife, yet more often wistfully looks to the sea.


directed by Henning Thomas

year: 2016
country: DE
duration: 10:20
A walk on the beach takes an unexpected turn. Footprints have their own secrets - the protagonist is captivated investigating tracks on the beach.

Farewell / Slovo

directed by Leon Vidmar

year: 2016
country: SI
duration: 05:51
Lovro sits in the bath. He forlornly stares at droplets dripping from the tap. Suddenly, the day he first went fishing with grandpa springs to life in his mind, spilling over into reality.


directed by Evelyn Jane Ross

year: 2016
country: US
duration: 02:27
In the beginning of them She created us.

Squirrel Island

directed by Astrid Goldsmith

year: 2016
country: GB
duration: 21:11
Sci-fi action thriller following Dot, a renegade grey squirrel trapped on a hostile and mysterious red squirrel island. Teaming up with a reluctant acorn, she uncovers a horrifying red squirrel plot. Can Dot and Mr Acorn survive Squirrel Island?