South Caucasus 1

Comedy, animation, and heartfelt storytelling from the South Caucasus.

Language: Eng Duration: 79 min Age Limit: 12+

  • Mies ajaa autoa. Matkustajan paikalla illmeetön nainen katsoo ikkunasta ulos.

    Axşama doğru

    Towards Evening
    Iltaa kohti
    Director: Teymur Hajiyev
    Country: Azerbaijan
    Year: 2020
    Genre: Fiction
    Duration: 12 min

    A couple for whom physical proximity doesn’t mean spiritual closeness at all, make their way to a family event outside the city; a disagreement over a mundane issue forces them to stop, yielding an unexpected yet predictable discovery.

  • Mustavalkoinen piirroskuva, jossa varis värjöttelee sateessa variksenpelättimen olkihatun alla.


    Director: Sandro Katamashvili
    Country: Gerogia
    Year: 2021
    Genre: Animation
    Duration: 8 min

    An injured and starving crow falls on a church yard and tries to find food there, but believers kick the devil's bird out of God's house. The crow ends up on the shoulder of a scarecrow, but after a storm the poor bird is kicked out from that place as well...

  • Sängyllä makaa nainen vakavan näköisenä, toisessa sieraimessaan paperituppo verenvuotoa tyrehdyttämään.

    Kapuiti mijov

    Crossing the Blue
    Yli sinisen
    Director: Victoria Aleksanyan
    Country: Armenia, The Netherlands, United States
    Year: 2022
    Genre: Fiction
    Duration: 13 min

    Anoush, an emigrant, who fled post-soviet Armenia from her abusive husband, is facing eventual deportation years later...

  • Mies harmaassa, pörröisessä asussa kurkkaa nurkan takaa kun neljä miestä keskustelevat kiivaasti kujalla. Kuvassa lukee tekstitys: "No one asks how do you do, how do I feel."

    An Hour

    Director: Giorgi Tavartkiladze
    Country: Georgia
    Year: 2020
    Genre: Fiction
    Duration: 10 min

    If your friend is a crook, you can get in a big trouble.

  • Paidaton mies katsoo lattialla televisiota hämärässä asunnossa.

    İkinci planetin qırmızı rəngi

    The Red Color of the Second Planet
    Toisen planeetan punainen väri
    Director: Azer Guliev
    Country: Azerbaijan
    Year: 2024
    Genre: Fiction
    Duration: 13 min

    Against the background of ongoing hostilities, either real or in his personal life, Musa is faced with that mysterious unity, without which he would not have found himself and his freedom. His past, his suffering, and his future.

  • Surumielinen nainen istuu ulkona pitsiverhoilla peitetyn ikkunan takana.

    It Takes a Village…

    Tarvitaan koko kylä...
    Director: Ophelia Harutyunyan
    Country: Armenia, Belgium, France
    Year: 2022
    Genre: Fiction
    Duration: 23 min

    Mariam lives in a remote Armenian village where there are no men. On her birthday, her hopes of having a reunited family are shattered, but she must put aside her own crushed dreams and build up her friend Anush’s hopes of an idyllic life as she embarks into motherhood.