Official Selection - Out of Competition 

  • My Friend “A” Můj přítel „A“ / Yuzai
    Directed by: Takahisa Zeze
    Japan, 2018, 129 min

    Masuda, a new worker at a factory, suspects a coworker of being a convicted killer. And a properly written exposé might allow him to return to the world of journalism. But it might also reopen the scars of his own past. This carefully constructed picture explores the limits of responsibility while treating the notion of coming to terms with guilt.

  • Support the Girls Holky sobě / Support the Girls
    Directed by: Andrew Bujalski
    USA, 2018, 93 min

    Lisa is a dedicated restaurant manager who is trying to keep the place afloat, get on with the owner and the customers, and support her employees. But a deluge of accumulated problems gradually saps her patience. In a film about the search for dignity in a business that objectifies its employees, the natural performances of the entire female ensemble lent solid support.

  • Trash on Mars Mars / Mars
    Directed by: Benjamin Tuček
    Czech Republic, 2018, 84 min

    The budget for the program to colonize Mars was so drastically cut back that settlements never appeared on the faraway planet. Now the only reminder of the ambitious plan is an abandoned base inhabited by a very lonely robot. The silence and tranquility of the red planet is eventually disturbed, however, by a privately-funded Czech crew, whose members have taken on the mission for very different reasons…


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