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NARCISSUS & ECHO • 2020

DIRECTOR: Juli Sasaki, Logan Floyd

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '3

 

SYNOPSIS: A classical tale of unrequited love and self-delusion, modernized in a fashion film.

 

NOMINATIONS: 
• Best Supershort

SUPERSHORTS

FUCSIA • 2020

DIRECTOR: Javier Celay

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '5

 

SYNOPSIS: On a warm summer afternoon, Antonio and Manuel enjoy having sex in a hotel room. Then, Manuel begins a conversation with Antonio that will seem what is not. As they get dressed, Manuel seems to ask Antonio to leave someone to be with. But Antonio's passivity makes Manuel lose patience at times. But it will be at the end when it is revealed that Manuel is asking Antonio to leave his profession.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Supershort

WE ARE THE NIGHT • 2020

DIRECTOR: Adriano Ricci

COUNTRY: Italy

RUNTIME: '3

 

SYNOPSIS: In a dark street of the capital, Leonardo walks home when his attention is caught by two girls, Alice and Lucrezia, intent on fighting. One is trying to break up with her girlfriend but the other one doesn’t want to. At the same time, Melissa is leaving a restaurant when she notices a young couple, Federico and Miranda, who continue to kiss while they enter a building. Melissa and Leonardo, both distracted, collide and fall in love at first sight. The two walk in silence, one behind the other, on the road without talking to each other even if they would like. Meanwhile, Alice manages to leave Lucrezia while the young couple is in the bedroom making love. At the end of the road, Leonardo and Melissa separate and the opportunity to get to know each other fades but, suddenly, time comes back giving everyone a second chance to make peace, to know each other and make love again.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Supershort