INFO • COVID-19

PETE CAN'T PLAY BASKETBALL • 2019

DIRECTOR: Nick Borenstein

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '8

 

SYNOPSIS: In a world where all that matters is basketball, Pete can't play basketball.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

A FAN'S BIBLE • 2020

DIRECTOR: Pépito

COUNTRY: Canada

RUNTIME: '21

 

SYNOPSIS: Gabriella will do everything to build a relationship with her favorite singer.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

DIRECTOR: Aliza Brugger

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Tillie's lonely life as a roadkill removal worker is destabilized when Wanda, a lively stranger, comes to town.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film
• Best Direction

ROADKILL • 2020

DIRECTOR: Gala Díaz

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: Martina will have to cope with her discovery during the summer she's spending with her family and friends.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

SOLSTICE • 2020

DIRECTOR: Pau Palop, David Carro

COUNTRY: Germany

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: After years of international success, the musical 'Schinken, Schinken: Lust auf Fleisch' - inspired by the cult movie 'Jamón, Jamón' - arrives in Berlin. Spanish immigrant Penélope, decides to audition for the main role in an attempt to relaunch the successful career that she always deserved but a betrayal by Penélope Cruz, her best friend back to her childhood in Alcobendas, truncated. As she awaits the final call, her past in Spain and her present in Berlin will collide while reality destroys fiction.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film
• Best Actress:
 Greta Rixdorf

PENÉLOPE • 2020

DIRECTOR: Eduardo Luis Alvarado Ponce

COUNTRY: Mexico

RUNTIME: '19

 

SYNOPSIS: After a late night rave Jaguar and Javier accept a "deal" from two hippie strangers and find themselves wound up in some illegal business, with no guarantee of what will happen to them or their friendship.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

JAGUAR • 2020

DIRECTOR: Shyama Sundar Majhi

COUNTRY: India

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: Pukli is a village girl who belongs from an indigenous community of rural India. The lively little girl is known for her endless questions and curiosity towards anything unknown to her. But one fine day she suddenly stopped talking to everyone. No one had any clue about her silence. Her parents, villagers and school teacher have tried a lot to find out her doubt. But they all remained speechless when they heard her foremost unanswered question.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

KUKLI • 2019

DIRECTOR: Abhishek Chandra

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Living in denial, Olivia wakes up to the sudden realization of loss after a triggering phone call from her mother. On her father's first death anniversary she runs from the flood of memories that she's kept shut so far but they are about to burst open. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

LADYBUG • 2019

DIRECTOR: Vincent Launay-Franceschini

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '24

 

SYNOPSIS: Ange-Marie is a 45 years old fisherman in Cap Corse in Corsica. He lives with his brother and his old mother in a secluded place, where women are becoming scarce. One day, on returning from fishing, Ange-Marie finds himself alone on the "cow beach" and sees three beautiful swimmers. The image of these women then haunts him and draws him out to sea.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

O MÀ! • 2020

DIRECTOR: Athina Wilson

COUNTRY: Australia

RUNTIME: '11

 

SYNOPSIS: ‘808’ follows Mars, a young woman with a strong sense of self, and a connection to the past. When she is hired to work at a content moderation office she meets Jay, an employee who has become desensitized by their profession. Mars is part of an underground subculture that challenges societal norms by endorsing connection and emotion through music and intimacy. Because Jay is disconnected, he struggles to retaliate against these technological forces and join Mars. If Jay takes action, he might be able to move beyond repression and fear and find love.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

808 • 2020

DIRECTOR: Kirill Bach

COUNTRY: Germany

RUNTIME: '24

 

SYNOPSIS: A guy named Oliver got lost in the woods and can't get out. There he meets a man who tells him that he must remember his last hours to understand where he is. All he remembers is a girl who, in turn, can't get out of the subway. And now they need to understand what kind of connection they have and how they can get out.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

STOP • 2020