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ALL THE TRIMMINGS • 2019

DIRECTOR: Thomas Edwards

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: "All The Trimmings" tells the story of a man’s desperate pursuit to provide Christmas dinner for his young family.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

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ALINA • 2019

DIRECTOR: Rami Kodeih

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '24

 

SYNOPSIS: As Nazis separate children from their parents in the Warsaw Ghetto, a gang of women risks everything to smuggle their friend's three-month-old baby to safety. Inspired by true events.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

• Best Director

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DIRECTOR: Enrico Falconi

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: Trapped between two worlds, an Afghan-American woman must choose between the woman she loves or the traditions and marriage that is expected of her.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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NADIA JAAN • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Justin Juice Black

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: The story follows the changing fortunes of a harried Office worker who purchases an expensive new overcoat from a mysterious tailor. As soon as he puts on the coat, his life seems to change for the better.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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THE OVERCOAT • 2020

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DIRECTOR:  Xin Wen Zhang

COUNTRY: China

RUNTIME: '22

 

SYNOPSIS: In the future world, the status of humans and animals is reversed, people feed for it, despair and hope alternate, and look at our situation and fate in the reversed world.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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NEW YEAR'S DINNER • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Neil Murphy

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: Shot during the COVID-19 confinement in Spain, a reflection on the situation from a philosophical viewpoint. Sharing my own thoughts about the pandemic's outcomes, transforming into a more self-aware humanitarian meditation.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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THE KILLING OF TIME • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Emanuele Pisano

COUNTRY: Italy

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: A young petty thief and a thief. Among the stolen goods, an object captures his attention: not gold, not silver and not ancient memorabilia, but something much more precious than the worth returning.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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THE FAMILY GOLD • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Mattia Fiumani

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: In a dystopian future a man breaks free from a dominating bot. As he looks for a way to escape, something bursts inside his right eye, triggering a vision that allows him to access a higher state of freedom.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Director

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NOTEBOOK • 2020

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DIRECTOR: François Szabowski

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '19

 

SYNOPSIS: Michel, an eye surgeon, is devastated by the lost of his daughter, killed in an accident. The arrival at the emergency service of the man who caused his daughter’s death turns upside down his moral positions. Should he use the power of life and death he has on his patient in order to avenge his daughter, ou should he respect the Hippocratic Oath and heal him ? He has the time of the operation to take his decision.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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THE APPLE OF MY EYE • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Marta Aitana

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Sofía is going to Barcelona for a few days, pretending to visit her best friend Alba, when, actually, she is hoping to reconquer her first love, Lucas, who also lives there. Afraid about Alba finding out her real intentions and the need of getting back together with Lucas, drive her to make up a net of lies that gets bigger every day. Finally, she realizes that her trip will be totally different than expected, that things have changed and that reencountering with Lucas won’t be as easy as she thought at the beginning.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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LUCKY STRIKE • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Ana Callejo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: Mea culpa is an experimental videoart creation composed of four videos, which represent each of the phases of the cycle of gender violence. Each of these videos is represented by a predominant color that reflects the emotions and feelings that the victim goes through in this process. A journey that takes us into the world of gender violence and reveals how the character of the abuser is generated through the experiences of the main character. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
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MEA CULPA • 2020

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gallery/madriff • laurels • nominees • best director 2020
gallery/madriff • laurels • nominees • best director 2020