Holiday at the Seaside

Fiction

Dir. Cristina Grosan, 2013 – 16 mins

Amalia, a girl of thirteen, gets her first period a day before going on a beach holiday with her parents. Having a strict and conservative mother, she decides to take care of the “problem” herself.

Festivals and Awards 

*the “Atlantic Group” grand prize for best short film at the 19 Sarajevo Film Festival, August 2013
*Best Balkan Film at Tirana International Film Festival, November 2014
*Silver Clip for Best Film at REC Film Festival Berlin, December 2014
*Special Jury Mention for Best Short Film, Nordic Youth Film Festival, June 2014
*Best Fiction Film award at Corto Helvetico al Femminile, March 2015

Festivals (ongoing):

-Sarajevo International Film Festival
-Clermont Ferrand International Film Festival/Collections Section
-Helsinki International Film Festival
-London Short Film Festival
-Hungarian Filmweek
-Mecal International Short Film Festival
-Mecal Chile International Short Film Festival
-Thessaloniki International Film Festival
-Tirana International Film Festival
-Nordic Youth Film Festival
-Manlleu International Short Film Festival
-Tangier International Mediterranean Film Festival
-Short Waves International Film Festival, Poland
-Seen and Heard International Film Festival Melbourne
-ExGround International Film Festival
-REC Film Festival Berlin
-Biennale Corto Helvetico al Femminile
-Eberswalde International Short Film Festival
-St. Petersburg International Film Festival “Beginnings”
-Northern Wave International Short Film Festival
-Landshut Short Film Festival, Germany
-Cinefest Miskolc International Film Festival
-Grand Rapids International Feminist Film Festival
-Faro International Film Festival for Mental Health
-Friss Hus International Short Film Festival Budapest
-Zero Plus International Film Festival
-Aevoe Cinema Melbourne
-Mérida International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Venezuela
-3Fest Short Film Festival, Romania
-Margofeszt, Hungary
-Kastav Film Festival, Croatia