Breaking Ground offers young filmmakers a stage to present themselves and their work. Below you'll find the films we have programmed at one of our festivals or events so far. Please note this is not a video channel, this is a showcase of interesting films. Would you like us to take an interest in your film, please submit it.

Director: Basile Vuillemin
Institut des Arts de Diffusion
Year of production 2015
Genre Fiction
Length 17'

Du Bout des Doigts (Fingertips)

Alain refuses to accept the pessimistic diagnosis of his son, who has been in a vegetative state since his drowning. One night, he tells his wife and daughter that he intends to bring the child home to take care of him. But their reaction isn't the one he expected...

Director: Mijael Bustos Gutiérrez
Year of production 2015
Genre Documentary
Length 23'

Un Cuento de Amor, Locura y Muerte (A Tale of Love, Madness and Death)

My oldest uncle is a schizophrenic and also a chronic smoker. My grandmother’s lungs started to fail due to the cigarette smoke and she had to go to live with one of her daughters. Since then, my grandfather has had to take care of my uncle all by himself, being a silent witness of the
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Director: Rafael Haider
Vienna Film Academy
Year of production 2015
Genre Fiction
Length 24'

Esel (Carry On)

An old married couple lives on an isolated farm. For his daily work the farmer has an old donkey to help him. When the pragmatic farmer learns that the death of his longtime companion is near, he notices that he loves the animal more than he can admit. A parable about death and parting, a
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Director: Jiří Krupička
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art (Pilsen)
Year of production 2015
Genre Animation
Length 7'
Director: Matouš Valchář
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art (Pilsen)

Stories About Guy and His Wife

Stories about Guy and his Wife is a student miniseries made as the semester work at Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art in Pilsen, Czech Republic. The series includes five episodes based on poor, situational, family humour.

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