The relentless pulse of youth sets the pace for everyday changes. Growing up happens in flashes of sudden rises and falls, simultaneously erecting and razing, to form and create once again. Are the changes faster than a blink of an eye? Can the angst and restlessness of youth be quelled anytime soon? The film Days Lost follows Olja as she experiences a tectonic shift in her life when her bastion of security and happiness- the relationship with her brother is intruded on by a new girl. The turmoil of growing up affects the closely bound yet very distinct siblings Zimka and Nazmija in the Croatian documentary Between Summers. Trans girl Dustin goes through fateful events one evening while out and about with some friends in this French film. The animated film P deals with facing temptation in a self-made, self-gratifying cosmos created by the main character’s solitary ego. One Friday Afternoon is an autobiographical account of a compulsory shift into adulthood and coping with a disease that abruptly engulfs the author’s existence.