MONSTRA Festival

MONSTRINHA | Schools 10-14

16 March | Cinema São Jorge - Sala 3 | 15:00
17 March | Centro Cultural da Malaposta | 15:00
22 March | Cinema São Jorge - Sala 3 | 15:00

Laika & Nemo

Country: Germany Year: 2022 Duration: 15 mins.
Nemo looks different. Nobody else wears a diving suit and such a huge helmet. But then he meets Laika, an astronaut.
Director: Jan Gadermann, Sebastian Gadow Writers: Jan Gadermann Producer: Johannes Schubert


Country: Netherlands Year: 2022 Duration: 8 mins.
A group of animals hook up a power grid to the socket-shaped snout of one big, sleeping pig. The animals use the pig’s energy for simple things at first, but soon they render themselves dependent on a city where every single thing - the useful and the useless - is automated… How long can that last?
Director: Jorn Leeuwerink Writers: Jorn Leeuwerink Producer: Tünde Vollenbroek

The Queen of the Foxes

Country: Switzerland Year: 2022 Duration: 9 mins.
In the hopes of seeing their queen smile again, a group of foxes rummage through the city's trash, searching for all the love letters that were never sent.
Director: Marina Rosset Writers: Marina Rosset Producer: Marina Rosset

Disappearing Dad

Country: Russia Year: 2022 Duration: 9 mins.
If your dad suddenly started to occasionally disappear into thin air, there are only a few ways to react: you can get surprised, you can get scared, you can just get used to it. You can also ask mom what is happening — moms usually know stuff.
Director: Andrey Rubetskoy Writers: Andrey Rubetskoy Producer: Mariya Tereshenko

Elevator Alone

Country: Greece Year: 2021 Duration: 4 mins.
Four people and the time they spend in an elevator. Inspired by everyday life and by the difference in people's behavior when they are alone, in contrast to the socially acceptable behavior that individuals adopt when in public space and especially in the confined and always awkward setting of an elevator.
Director: Anastasia Papadopoulou Writers: Anastasia Papadopoulou Sound: Giuliano


Country: Switzerland Year: 2022 Duration: 5 mins.
A special family of moon guardians is living on a tiny island and dealing with the ups and downs of their everyday life and of the tide. The film depicts the delicate balance between the characters and the environment in which they live.
Director: Giulia Martinelli Writers: Giulia Martinelli Producer: Nicolas Burlet, Zoltán Horváth

In Harmony

Country: United Kingdom Year: 2021 Duration: 4 mins.
In a world where the only form of communication is with musical instruments, or creating sounds with their body, it is difficult to make connections. Following through a luscious green and mossy landscape, a small man attempts to play his rhythmic tunes in order to create a loving bond with someone special.
Director: Markus Øvre Writers: Markus Øvre