THE YEAR WE CLOSED THE DOORS • 2020

DIRECTOR: Ricardo Barby Pérez

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '30

 

SYNOPSIS: The short film "The year we closed the doors. Tomares 2020" tell us about the confinement as a consequence of the COVID-19 in Tomares, a town in Seville.

The documentary confronts the desires, fears and reflections beyond the situation, turning the particular into universal.

We enter the intimacy of families, cancer patients, teachers, bussinesses or workers in the health and municipal services.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Featurette

FEATURETTE

BANACH, BETWEEN SPIRIT AND MATTER • 2020

DIRECTOR: Wieslaw Saniewski

COUNTRY: Poland

RUNTIME: '56

 

SYNOPSIS: Documentary film on great Polish mathematician Stefan Banach and using his works today for the world digitization. He lived in Lvov before and during the World War II, but his works are still in use. The film has been shot in Poland, Ukraina, USA and Sweden. The guiders on Banach's live and works are the Polish writer and journalist Mariusz Urbanek, the Banach's cousin living in USA and Swedish prof. Per Enflo, the last laureate of Lvov mathematics award. In final scene of the film Banach's great-grandchild takes part.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Featurette