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gallery/m1910 • maelle

MAELLE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Jordi Gueyrard

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: At dusk, a strange young girl walks alone along an endless road in a wide deserted landscape. A car passes by. The driver offers to take her to destination, and the fragile girl ends up accepting. During the ride the man clumsily tries to pin down the weird, shy and strayed Maelle. Beeing incapable to uncover her mystery, he becomes more and more virulent. Rattled by the girl’s perkiness, the man tries to assert himself.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

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gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • outcast

OUTCAST • 2019

DIRECTOR: Pol Parés

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '21

 

SYNOPSIS: In a world devoid of empathy and without any hope for the future in sight, a bounty hunter paid by the State, he pay his bills by eliminating sought criminals. The crimes they've committed are not his business.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

gallery/b espanha
gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection

DIRECTOR: Alexsander Baghdasaryan

COUNTRY: Armenia

RUNTIME: '21

 

SYNOPSIS: Aram works in the enforcement service of the Ministry of Justice. Aram is an efficient and ambitious conformist, for whom human fates are just a background- a field for the realization of one’s career aspirations. On the orders of service he comes in contact with the lives of various people, who for this or that reason find themselves in dramatic situations.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • nor tarva goji

CHRISTMAS SUCKLING PIG•2019

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DIRECTOR: Rodrigo E. Marini Valsechi, David Santamaría González

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: The Saint, a gangster from Madrid's underworld, is obsessed with the pursuit of loyalty. His favorite hitman Dante, his trusty cook Benigna, and his unconditional Evaristo, a lackluster torturer, according to his closest environment. Kira, an enigmatic woman with a desire for revenge, unleashes in him the hatreds of a past he believed buried. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • un mundo salvaje

A WILD WORLD • 2019

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DIRECTOR:  Raúl Mancilla

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: The 30's. In an infinite and arid olive grove a child is looking for life hunting for thrushes, taking asparagus, ... His steps intersect with those of a dying man and, from that moment, nothing will be the same for either of them. "The Good Samaritan" delves into the thriller genre with this story shot entirely in Jaén and that mixes the suspense and emotion without losing the opportunity to talk about how those who hold power what they experience at will and for their own benefit.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • el buen samaritano

THE GOOD SAMARITAN • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Augusto Sinay

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: A veteran boxer loses his hearing after an arranged fight. He struggles to overcome this situation while abandoned by his manager. The desperate effort to find him, the loneliness and the stabbing silence drag him to a hostile fight outside the ring.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • el sonido de la campana

THE SOUND OF THE BELL
• 2019

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DIRECTOR: Sofija Sztepanov

COUNTRY: Hungary

RUNTIME: '27

 

SYNOPSIS: Leia is an up-and-coming feminist blogger. She receives a mysterious package, with an invitation to a secret soiree. When she arrives to the elegant villa, she finds an all- female event with all-male servants. Each room presents a different world, with exhibits of extreme feminist views. She understands her writing inspired the evening.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • antifeminist

ANTIFEMINIST • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Margalida Adrover

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '9

 

SYNOPSIS: A young woman discovers she is pregnant and decides to end the pregnancy since she does not want bo become a mother. Her partner does not support her, because he believes that it is an opportunity to build a home. Nevertheless, her parents do support her until the end, when she has momentary doubts about what she has done.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • eva

EVA • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Geraldo Vilchez Rivero

COUNTRY: Peru

RUNTIME: '30

 

SYNOPSIS: A street preacher and controlled sex addict will pass through a sordid city of Lima searching for his missing ex-wife with the help of a little poet.
Meanwhile, his demons reflect in their own society inhabitants to try to make him sin.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • el jardin de las delicias

THE GARDEN OF THE EARTHLY
DELIGHTS • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Brendan McCallion

COUNTRY: Ireland

RUNTIME: '24

 

SYNOPSIS: In the depths of rural Ireland, Tommy has done everything to look after his sick father, succumbing to a life of isolation in the process. However, letting go proves to be more difficult than he had ever imagined.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m1910 • backwater

BACKWATER • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Erenik Beqiri

COUNTRY: Albania

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: The Van finally stops, the doors open and the Son comes out alive. A few more fights and he will be able to pay his way out of Albania, and hopefully, take his Father with him.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • nominees • best actor
gallery/m1910 • the van

THE VAN • 2019

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gallery/madriff • laurels • nominees • best director
gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection