INFO • COVID-19

ESCAPE • 2020

DIRECTOR: Léo Bontempelli

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Paris, on a Saturday evening. In a bar, a girl waits for her date. In vain. Then she encounters a mysterious musician, who is about to leave the city.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

I LIVED A LIFE WITH YOU • 2019

DIRECTOR: Elena Martinez Santos

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: Chloe begins to work in a new plant of his hospital, hematological oncology. She is a nurse and at first she is overcome by the situation until she meets Laura, a patient who will leave her mark.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

DIRECTOR: Mathias Götz

COUNTRY: Germany

RUNTIME: '29

 

SYNOPSIS: Katja, a caring and quirky woman, has dating problems. Until one day, when an artificial intelligence takes control and changes everything. This marks the beginning of an epic battle between love and technology.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

COMPUTERLOVE • 2020

DIRECTOR: David Mahmoudieh

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Two high-school students experience inappropriate behavior by their teachers, with differing outcomes.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

PARALLEL • 2019

DIRECTOR: YuZhengda

COUNTRY: China

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: The story between a man who was released from prison and a girl who was looking for her father.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

THE EYELASHES OF GIRAFFE
• 2020

DIRECTOR: Amin Palangi

COUNTRY: Australia

RUNTIME: '11

 

SYNOPSIS: Nazanin leaves Iran to visit her boyfriend Arash in Australia, while pretending to her family she is going to a conference in Dubai. However, her holiday is interrupted by the news of her father’s sudden passing, forcing Nazanin to make a critical decision - staying with Arash or returning to Iran and running the risk of never being able to come back to Australia. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

BREAK • 2020

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
• Best Director

THE APPLE OF MY EYE • 2020

DIRECTOR: Valentine Iconaru

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Valentine is a professional photographer who has lost the inspiration and desire to create while living alone in his home, confined by the Covid-19.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

PRIMAVERA 2020 • 2020

DIRECTOR: Alexey Zuev

COUNTRY: Russia

RUNTIME: '23

 

SYNOPSIS: A small town life of 75 year old retired teacher seems empty and mundane. Everything changes when he meets a woman, whom he saves from fired up bandits. In that moment his past and present gain some meaning.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

THE GIRL IN THE JEEP • 2020

DIRECTOR: Maeda Tami

COUNTRY: Japan

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Suzuki Mimiko, 36 years old, works as a sales admin and lives alone. Holiday funs are eating chocolate-coverd donuts and writing a diary. She has a crush on her colleague, Yoshioka. One day, the best moment comes to her love story, then her hand to write a diary accelerates. Where does the step taken forward by a clumsy adult woman go, Mimiko?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

WRITE LIGHTS • 2020

DIRECTOR: Pablo López De Aramburu

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: A writer faces blank paper again. His writer´s block is accentuated by the lack of ideas and the constant noise of the environment that seems to hammer his brain constanly driving him crazy. His spouse, tired of his behavior, seeks an escape through her phone, hiding for fear of his reaction a secret that may be what causes this pot to explode under the pressure of coexistence between them.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

DEADLINE • 2020