YUSEF Y RAMIRO • 2020

DIRECTOR: Bas van Est

COUNTRY: Netherlands

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: Among the colourful and crumbling Baroque facades of Havana’s old town, a group of young boys bet cigar cards on which of them can race to the street corner the quickest. One of them is Yusef Fernandez Perez. And for him, running would become the defining narrative of his life. Despite family tragedy, a life-changing accident, and the need to support his passion with a string of side jobs, Yusef would continue to race. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short-Doc

SHORTS • DOCUMENTARY

GO! • 2020

DIRECTOR: Bruno Christofoletti Barrenha

COUNTRY: Brazil

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Corinthians spent 23 years without winning a title. Its fanbase, however, only grew and became more and more present: both in the life of the team and in the political life of the country.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short-Doc

REBORN • 2020

DIRECTOR: Sam Travis, Ana Garcia Rico

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Reborn is a short documentary focusing on the work of Kamala Tonny Bwannika, founder and vision barer of Kikaya House, an orphanage located in the outskirts of Entebbe, Uganda, on the shoreline of the vast Lake Victoria. As well as providing refuge to the children in his care, the project continues to provide invaluable public services, developing the surrounding community. The documentary follows a day in the life at Kikaya House.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short-Doc