INFO • COVID-19
gallery/m197 • artem silendi

ARTEM SILENDI • 2018

DIRECTOR: Frank Ychou

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: Sisters are sinners like others.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

gallery/b franca
gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • dog gone

DOG GONE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Tommy Wooldridge

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: When a bumbling cartoonist loses his dog, he gets creative in the frantic search to find his furry best friend.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

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

DIRECTOR: Sara Casasnovas

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '9

 

SYNOPSIS: The hunger, the mis, the escape. An endless journey to their own nature

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • escarabana

ESCARABANA • 2017

gallery/b espanha

DIRECTOR: Agnieszka Chmura

COUNTRY: Poland

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Humming, sluggish summer of 1989, the final year of communism in Eastern Europe. A family of three reaches the Czechoslovakian-Polish border and joins a long queue. Bees are buzzing around them as they are enclosed in a small space together. The atmosphere thickens. With the little girl on the back seat we wade into the incomprehensible world of the adults. Her encounter with the heartless border guard revokes the uneven conflict of system vs humanity. Is she capable of breaking into the border guard's cold heart?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • border crossing

BORDER CROSSING • 2019

gallery/b polonia

DIRECTOR:  Elena Pauné, Eva Pauné & Marina Pauné

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: A family spending their holiday at Costa Brava. The older brother’s belief system will be disrupted when an act of kindness results in a little tragedy. This will immerse him into a routine where refusing to make decisions could lead to greater tragedies.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • la mala fe

BAD FAITH • 2018

gallery/b espanha

DIRECTOR: Sergio Morcillo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Marta is a teenager whose parents died two years ago. One night, while alone at home, she will discover the truth about the pain that is tormenting her.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • gotas

DROPS • 2018

gallery/b espanha

DIRECTOR: Andreas Pappas

COUNTRY: Greece

RUNTIME: '21

 

SYNOPSIS: Nikos isn't feeling good. Katerina hopes that things will change. Nikos wants Katerina to change.Nikos is focused on the wrong things; or rather in the void between them. A black and white movie about the feeling of grey.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • the void between things

THE VOID BETWEEN THINGS
• 2019

gallery/b grecia

DIRECTOR: João Monteiro

COUNTRY: Portugal

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: In a Portuguese suburb, José celebrates his 18th birthday. A silver necklace falls in his hands, offered by his older brother. In the aftermath of this present, the film assumes a nostalgic reflexion about the identity of a lost family.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • josé

JOSÉ • 2019

gallery/b portugal

DIRECTOR: Eduardo Casanova

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '8

 

SYNOPSIS: A marriage that represents the American dream is immersed in a personal crisis. Jackie is tired of pretending, but the responsibility is a lot and being consistent is complicated. In the middle of the cold war of the Kennedy marriage, an unexpected third party appears. A third that will change the story, or how they told us.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • lo siento mi amor

I'M SORRY MY LOVE • 2018

gallery/b espanha

DIRECTOR: Jerónimo Marroquin

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '23

 

SYNOPSIS: Year 1882, full humid pampa to the south of the province of Santa fe, Argentina. A day before the laying of the foundation stone of a future colony and the inauguration of its chapel, Javier Mendizazal, justice of the peace and landowner of the place, receives the unexpected visit of an aboriginal, Carrier of an amulet that reveals a truth about the identity of the young man: the two share the same blood on the mother side. This frightens the young man so much that it instantly kills the aboriginal. This action unleashes a curse that will go against all that contributes to the dream of the young man, and against his work: the foundation of the Colony.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • venado tuerto

VENADO TUERTO • 2018

gallery/b argentina

DIRECTOR: Xavi Medina

COUNTRY: Puerto Rico

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: Two people in love share their last few moments together before having to say goodbye forever.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m197 • removal

REMOVAL • 2019

gallery/b porto rico