MONSTRA Festival

Family Program 2

18 March | Cinema City Alvalade - Sala 2 | 11:30
18 March | Museu de Etnologia | 15:00
18 March | Centro de Artes de Sines | 16:30
19 March | Museu de Etnologia | 10:30
19 March | Cinema São Jorge - Sala 3 | 15:00
19 March | Centro Cultural de Carnide | 16:00
25 March | Museu de Etnologia | 10:30
26 March | Museu de Etnologia | 15:00

Suzie in the Garden

Country: Czech Republic Year: 2022 Duration: 13 mins.
Suzie is a little blond girl who goes with her mother and dad to an allotment outside the city. One day she meets a black dog and discovers a mysterious garden. Who is it that lives there? Suzie is a little afraid. But what to do when you are afraid of someone, but you find their key on the path?
Director: Lucie Sunková Writers: Lucie Sunková

Fox for Edgar

Country: Germany Year: 2021 Duration: 8 mins.
Edgar is not getting a lot of attention and affection from his parents, as they prefer spending time with their smartphones and laptops than with their son. In the forest, a fox helps lonely Edgar until his parents suddenly get a wake-up call.
Director: Pauline Kortmann Writers: Pauline Kortmann

Birds, by the way

Country: Russia Year: 2022 Duration: 10 mins.
Times and circumstances change, but the duo of a Worm and a Bird stands the same!
Director: Alla Vartanyan (Gorshkova) Writers: Anya Lukyanova Producer: Boris Mashkovtsev

The most boring Granny in the whole world

Country: Germany Year: 2022 Duration: 7 mins.
Greta has the most boring grandma in the whole world. When she falls asleep on the sofa, Greta gets the idea to play funeral with her grandma. This confronts them with some questions they haven’t asked themselves before: what remains when you have to leave life behind?
Director: Damaris Zielke Writers: Manuel Ostwald

Slipping Away

Country: France Year: 2022 Duration: 14 mins.
In a sanatorium by the sea, an old man finds his life transfigured by the arrival of a seagull that he delicately tames. When the seagull gets wounded, the man takes care of her, and for a brief moment, he returns to his boyhood again.
Director: Gabriel Hénot Lefèvre Writers: Gabriel Hénot Lefèvre Producer: Reginald de Guillebon

The Thrown Away Book

Country: Poland, Czech Republic Year: 2022 Duration: 18 mins.
Levi and Toni, father and son, find a mysterious object: a discarded, damaged book. With their joint efforts, they restore it to its former glory and shine. The result they achieve exceeds their expectations. The film is inspired by a short story of the same title by Czech writer Arnost Goldflam.
Director: Agata Gorządek Writers: Agata Gorządek Producer: Wojciech Leszczyński