Jia Screen Short Movies
Perspectives: Youth

Jia Screen Short Movies: Perspectives: Youth © Jia Screen

Summary

Father and Son

China | Weijie Feng | 18 min
22th IFVA Asian New Force Category in competition

Chinese

Ping is the son of a divorced father. One day he finds out that his beloved lamb has been sold by his dad. Ping refuses to talk to him and begins to save money through discreet means. By the time he has saved enough to buy his lamb back, it has already been killed by plague. The father and son continue to live their ordinary lives.

I saw it

South Korea | Hae-seong Jeong | 20 min
2016 Busan International Short Film Festival

Korean

Hae-seong discovers a young girl crying alone in an alley. He approaches the girl in an effort to help her, but while doing do so, the girl's mother appears and claims that he did something bad to the girl.

Conditioned

Hong Kong│ Chan Kam-hei │ 24 min
22th IFVA Open Category in competition

Cantonese

Born in a walled village, Yeuk-lam wears short hair and dresses like a man, which is against her will. Her father is always away and her mother, a hysteric person. Yeuk-lam lives a life that is more lonely and challenging than any other 16-year-old girls. Can she leave this suffocating situation the way her friend Ka-yeung does?

Patriot

United Kingdom │ Eva Riley │ 15 min
2015 Cannes Film Festival Palme D'or Best Short film Nominated

English

Against the backdrop of simmering racial tensions within her rural English town, the life of eleven year old Hannah changes forever when she meets a boy from a mysterious and forbidden world.

Screening Schedule

Beijing

19.11.2017
04:30 PM – 06:00 PM
Goethe-Institut China (GI)
Originality Square, 798 Art District, No. 2 Jiuxianqiao Lu, Chaoyang District
Free Admission