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11:40 • 2019

DIRECTOR: Claudia Ruiz

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '12

 

SYNOPSIS: Damián (10) and his little brother Matias (7) start attending a new school located next to a jail. The day before the new beginning is the birthday of Damien receives a clock and the invitation to a meeting that will wait anxiously: the hour 11:40.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

19 SCHAFFARIK STREET • 2019

DIRECTOR: Lana Pavkov

COUNTRY: Serbia

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Vanya and Anya are having dinner with their guests Sergei, Boris and Ivana in an elegantly furnished salon, located in a semi-ruined house. Vanya concludes that the house they are seems very familiar to her, while Anya also has the same conclusion. Soon, Vanya realizes that Anya is her daughter and that the house in which they are dining is theirs. Everything becomes more and more peculiar when Vanya pays attention to other strange occurrences

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

DIRECTOR: Fran Gas

COUNTRY: España

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: Carla had become trapped in Super 8mm film. Scientists call this phenomenon a FRAMETRAVEL.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

CARLA'S FRAMETRAVEL • 2018

DIRECTOR: David Cánovas

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Ana and Víctor, a middle age couple, drive to the house of some friends to have dinner. But he decides to stop at a gas station to buy a bottle of wine and wash the car, a decision that will change the way of their lives 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

CAR WASH TUNNEL • 2019

DIRECTOR: Liza Koifman

COUNTRY: Netherlands

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: After her parents passed, Janna took over the family farm where she lives with her disabled brother. The daily care for her brother takes a toll on Janna. Watching her peers moving on in life and building relationships makes the situation even more unbearable. Will she ever be able to leave her nest?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

NEST • 2019

DIRECTOR: Jaime Herrero

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '11

 

SYNOPSIS: After closing his eyes, our main character wakes up in a different world, a place without a voice where everything would be easier. On top of a mountain, he waits for somebody to come. Together, they walk towards the depths of the forest, with the intention of rescuing his most beloved one from the clutches of a mysterious secret society. This cult, led by a fearsome woman connected in some way to the main character, will start a cathartic ritual that will allow accessing the shadows from his past.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

RITE OF PASSAGE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Guilhem Amesland

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '21

 

SYNOPSIS: Alexandre is celebrating Joëlle’s birthday in an Asian restaurant, trying to save their relationship. Jade is a lethargic waitress who takes life as it comes. Lee, the manageress, has succumbed to Jade’s charms but suffers from her indifference. Meanwhile, in the kitchen Souleymane dreams about becoming a great chef; his bibimbap recipe could perhaps bring hearts together and arouse desires.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

BIBIMBAP • 2019

DIRECTOR: François Rivière

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Stuck in an ordinary life, with no future, he spends nights playing video games to escape. But sleep deprivation starts to come in.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film
• Best Director

ABOVE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Eloi Rodríguez Franquesa

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: A mourner has dedicated all her life to mourn the dead of others as a job and to be the mentor for young mourners. One night, after returning from work, she receives the news that her daughter has died. From that moment on, her whole life turns upside down and she must find her place and find a way to attend the funeral and cry as a mother.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

LACRIMOSA • 2019

DIRECTOR: Ale Alviar

COUNTRY: Colombia

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Eight year old Luisa is forcefully displaced from her rural life accompanied by her mother and older sister. Danger haunts them, altering their efforts to cope with their new life, all in the exuberance and cultural beauty of a tropical city in Colombia where violence feels inevitable.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

TIERRA • 2018

DIRECTOR: Júlia García

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '18

 

SYNOPSIS: Lucía (17) is tired of fighting an outbreak of atopic dermatitis that affects her entire skin. As her last resort, her mother decides to spend some time in a house near the sea so that she can be cured by the salt. Lucía will live an inner struggle that makes her a prisioner of her own body by not saying how she feels.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film
• Best Actress:
  Katrin Vankova

ATÓPICA • 2019