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HALF AN HOUR • 2019

DIRECTOR: Sebastian Rodriguez

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '10

 

SYNOPSIS: Matías brings a girl back home, whom he just met at a party. When they are about to have sex, Matías makes the mistake of calling her by the wrong name. The girl questions Matías to get him to say her real name, but he doesn’t remember. Disappointed, she orders Matías to get her a cab so she can leave and go home. The short film “HALF HOUR” plays out during the wait for that cab. Matías will try to seize that time to improve his image.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

THE ANGRY ANONYMOUS

MEETING • 2018

DIRECTOR: Jan Caplin

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '24


SYNOPSIS: The organisation of The Angry Anonymous meeting was created to help people who are subject to extreme anger. The meeting, led by a catholic activist, brings together 7 participants. Each will attempt to submit to the proposed exercises.


NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

DIRECTOR: Álvaro García Company

COUNTRY: España

RUNTIME: '13


SYNOPSIS: What do you see when you look at a family photo? After more than a decade without coming back to her hometown, Ana returns to attend her father's funeral with Julia, her mother. After the funeral, both have a conversation that will change their lives and the perception of their past.


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

END • 2018

DIRECTOR: Marcello Quintella e Boynard

COUNTRY: Brazil

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Where does live love after it dies?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

AFTERWARDS • 2019

DIRECTOR: Ferran Masip Valls

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: Caligrafia follows Marc’s story through his own life, in an apparently ephemeral way. Caligrafia, written in verse more than in prose, and with an arch that in mere five minutes covers a whole lifespan, presents a visual portrait, both about that that is humane, as well as about the relationship between man and his own meaning, between man and his environment, his space, his landscapes, and himself.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

CALLIGRAPHY • 2019

DIRECTOR: Víctor Urbano

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '8

 

SYNOPSIS: Four friends play dice in a basement. The game runs normally until one of the participants absents to go to the bathroom. That's when the rest pulls out their problems with drugs. However, everyone has something to hide.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

NOBODY WANTS TO TALK • 2019

DIRECTOR: Joan Pauls 

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '10

 

SYNOPSIS: A blind couple is unaltered when a boy brings unexpected news.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

WOUNDS • 2018

DIRECTOR: Wouter Jansen

COUNTRY: Netherlands

RUNTIME: '16


SYNOPSIS: Enter the bleakest place in the ugly sad and forgotten sewers of the old west. A ghost-town where the scent of anything good seems to be long gone. When local artist Luc le Blanc draws the portrait of his enemy on a wanted poster, a chain reaction of killings and fraudulence is started. Draw your gun is a slow, bleak western about the most unsympathetic outcasts imaginable.


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

DRAW YOUR GUN • 2018

DIRECTOR: Luis Camargo

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: German, an industrial engineer from Buenos Aires who lives in Tierra del Fuego, returns from a professional training in Buenos Aires. He is separated from his wife and children, who live 3,000 kilometers from him. He suffers the uprooting, because he must choose between his work or seeing his children.His plane did not land on the island because the bad weather, and he goes by land from Santa Cruz, in a long-distance bus. On this difficult journey, which involves going out and entering the country, crossing customs and the Strait of Magellan, Juan has a companion, a particular northern peasant, who despite the inconvenience of his presence, makes him reflect on the uprooting and the distance with his family.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

INSILED • 2019

DIRECTOR: Fany Mije

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '12

 

SYNOPSIS: Paula approaches Javi. He wants to make love. Javi does not resist but just when the subject begins to heat up, Javi realizes that he cannot and pushes Paula away. The word trigger is not pronounced throughout the short film but it is the starting point to know the relationship between these two characters. Both try to find the easiest way to solve this problem but are not able to communicate clearly and the distance begins to emerge between them. Throughout history, they will discover the real reasons for this distancing. Hypocrisy, insecurity, jealousy, all this is present when the most important thing is missing, trust.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

I LOVE YOU, BITCH • 2019