Best of Annecy 2022 program combines a selection of shorts, mainly winning films from the latest Festival with two tailor-made opening sequences by second year students from the GOBELINS, l’école de l’image. In the program: Steakhouse, by Spela Cadez (Slovénie, Allemagne, France, 2021) – 9 minOf wood, by Owen KlatteAnxious body, by Yoriko MIZUSHIRI (France, Japon, 2021) – 5 min*Amok, by Balázs TURAI Turai (Hongrie, Roumanie, 2022) – 14 min* 13 years and older. *Featured Pictures Country of production: Slovenia, Germany, France, Japan, Hungary, Romania
Nominee – Encounters Award – Berlin International Film Festival – 2020Winner – Best Director Award – Festival International de Film Saint-Jean-de-Luz – 2020Winner – Best Original Score – Festival International de Film Saint-Jean-de-Luz – 2020Nominee – Best film – Montréal Festival of New Cinema – 2020 The year is 1980. Michal and Juraj are students at a theological seminary in totalitarian Czechoslovakia. Fearing the dissolution of their school, the tutors are moulding the seminarians into a shape satisfactory to the ruling Communist Party. Each of the young students must decide if he will give into the temptation and choose the easier way of collaborating with the regime, or if he will subject himself to draconian surveillance by the secret police.