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THE RECYCLING MAN, 14min., Italy
Directed by Carlo Ballauri
In a poor and overpopulated, yet lonely suburban neighborhood, Jacob, a boy immobilized in a wheelchair, fights boredom by spying on his neighbors across the courtyard, while his mother, Valery, aggressively tries to convince Maria, her pregnant best friend, to have an abortion. Sarah, a girl of Jacob's age, spots the spying boy out and says hello with a piece of paper. The new friendship is, however, suddenly interrupted when a menacing garbage man approaches Sarah and attacks her from behind with a screwdriver.
STEP BY STEP, 24min., France
Directed by Sébastien Duhem
Now that humanity is in decline, Earth is rebirthing. A life-worn cartographer and a wild young woman will have to learn to communicate in this new world.
ROSES IN THE NIGHT, 10min., Bulgaria
Directed by Pencho Kunchev
A story of a young girl in ancient Greece between ripening and mystery of first love. Based upon "Les Chansons de Bilitis" by Pierre Louys (1875-1920).