INFO • COVID-19

SYLVIO • 2020

DIRECTOR: Léonard Khan

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Sylvio is alone. Sylvio is stuck. Life no longer advances for him. Yet, the world keeps going. Sylvio is then forced to advance.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

WOMAN • 2019

DIRECTOR: Roberto Jorge Ramos

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: Titi Escudero is a kickboxing amateur Spanish champion and she want to win again this year.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

DIRECTOR: Sarah Tahraoui

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Between trauma and healing, there is on one side the time and on the other side the revenge. Supported by Lena, Rita and her psy, will Scarlett goes to the end of her vendetta? Will she choose a soft therapy or shock therapy?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

SCARLETT • 2020

DIRECTOR: David Pujol

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Marc and Javier are both in love with Lucía. By pure chance and unaware of one another's intentions, they have both decided to declare their feelings to her on the same day at the same time.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film
• Best Director

SAME DAY, SAME TIME • 2020

DIRECTOR: Mustapha Farmati

COUNTRY: Morocco

RUNTIME: '26

 

SYNOPSIS: A journey to death,or is it a new birth?Brahim endeavors to snatch his little family,his mother and his little brother out of extreme poverty,but he ends up a dead body thrown out by the sea.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

THE LAST WAVE • 2020

DIRECTOR: Alex Guéry

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '17

 

SYNOPSIS: Dani, a 25 year old young woman is in search of identity. She goes to the mansion of Mr Blina, an old man who knows the story of Alice, her great-grandmother, and the secret around that particular night in 1944.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

STAR CHILD • 2020

DIRECTOR: Lim Young Jin

COUNTRY: South Korea

RUNTIME: '30

 

SYNOPSIS: Gwangdeok who lives alone in a redevelopment village. Will he be able to become a hero and protect the peace of his family and village?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

I AM A HERO • 2020

DIRECTOR: Olga Slobodchikova

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '26

 

SYNOPSIS: Yaroslav, Pavel and Roman have lived their entire lives under Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rule.
They are too young to vote, but want their voices to be heard ahead of the election in 2018.
They joined the protest movement along with thousands of teenagers, responding to a video published by politician Alexey Navalny, the leader of the opposition to Putin.
The energy of the new protesters shocked observers ​in Russia and abroad, but facing arrests, threats from their teachers and concern of their parents, the teens​ find they ​have to make a choice – if the stakes are too high to continue their activism.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

AGE OF NO FEAR • 2018

DIRECTOR: Yannick Karcher

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: Freshly retired, a man doesn't know how to occupy his days. For fear of being killed by boredom, he gets involved in the crazy project of building a boat in the cellar of his suburban house.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Director

CHARON • 2020

DIRECTOR: Ethel Jagolkowski Kfir

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '28

 

SYNOPSIS: Justo is a 70-year-old widowed father who has to take care of his autistic, 40-year-old daughter Consuelo.

Justo and Consuelo live in a rural area of Spain and are the only inhabitants left in the village, abandoned for many years.

The forest and vegetation are the only things that surround them. Despite the harsh living conditions, Justo tries to take care of the house, the animals and his daughter, but his efforts are being weakened by the pains of age and the extreme tantrums of Consuelo, who can not understand what is going on.

This situation pushes Justo up to his maximum limit.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

CONSOLATION • 2019

DIRECTOR: Vasco Alexandre

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: The film follows the story of Ellie, a young girl from a violent home. The 9-year-old seems to escape from her harsh reality by spending her days in the woods of a nearby scrapyard with her friend, Pete. There, the pair have built a new home for themselves. One night, after witnessing the horrifying abuse of her moth

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

YARD KINGS • 2020