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AN AUSPICIOUS EFFORT • 2019

DIRECTOR: Deniz Uymaz

COUNTRY: Turkey

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: Meryem, a religious muslim woman who stucked between faith, motherhood and conscience: What would she do if she finds out that her son is a monster in the name of God?

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

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gallery/m195 • amen, amén

AMEN, AMÉN • 2018

DIRECTOR: Fer Villafaina

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '11

 

SYNOPSIS: The lonely nights make the day not come. The wise managed to transmit ideas from one mind to another by means of an injection. The conscience does not determine its existence, but the social determines it. We can assume that in about 20 years, each citizen will bring an electrical device to awaken feelings of pleasure and sexual satisfaction. Give us a TV and a car to take our freedom.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

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gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection

DIRECTOR: Angel Cuevas & Cynthia Blanco

COUNTRY: Mexico

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: Rosario goes into clandestine fights to pay her daughter's tuition, while facing harassment from a high school principal.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • chayo

CHAYO • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Yassin Oukhiar

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '7


SYNOPSIS: Karim, an actor fed up with just playing terrorist roles, shares his sorrows with two of his friends - Dani and Bea - while having a drink. Subsequent events will make that conversation especially relevant and put each of them to the test.


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • el papel de karim

EL PAPEL DE KARIM • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Jean-Marc E.Roy & Philippe D. Gagné

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '21


SYNOPSIS: Jura, in France. A judge asks for a reconstruction of a crime scene to shed light on all the unresolved questions of a murder. The accused, a family of three Quebecois, have to strictly recreate the crime's day in front of Justice.


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • forêt noire

BLACK FOREST • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Saadi Constantine

COUNTRY: Switzerland

RUNTIME: '30

 

SYNOPSIS: Winter, 2017. Ana and Amara, a young couple from Bucharest take a radical decision. In order to finance the treatment of Leo, their 3-year-old son suffering from an under-oxygenation of the brain, Ana is going to work as a Cam-girl. In the fascinating video chat studios of Bucharest, Ana will become - for her colleagues and for the hundreds of ‘’members’’ who will follow her around the world - "Blue Flower". In this film, the actors play their own role and all the places are authentic.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • blue flower

BLUE FLOWER • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Manuel Muñoz

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '5

 

SYNOPSIS: Marina has suffered abuse from her grandfather in the past and has thrown him down the stairs. Now, he is in a coma and she is in charge of the state. Over several months, Marina will try to overcome the horrors suffered in the past with her new family, however, everything will change when her grandfather wakes up from the coma and she must make a decision.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • marina

MARINA • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Enrique Bueno Morcillo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '8

 

SYNOPSIS: The Earth is uninhabitable. Humanity is forced to live in a ship that orbits around the Earth while several volunteers travel through space in search of a new planet that will save the human species. Clara is one of them.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • la compasión

LA COMPASIÓN • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Cristina García Zarzosa

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '10


SYNOPSIS: 'Realness' is a study on gender identity and sexual orientation in the teen stage. We follow Javier, a boy who has doubts about his sexuality.


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • realness

REALNESS • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Ivan Sainz-Pardo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: "Night falls, a dog howl breaks the night". Second part of the awarded short film "SAVE" (2015)

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • save 2.0

SAVE 2.0 • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Khoa Nguyễn

COUNTRY: Vietnam

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Having a car accident at night, a man comes to a strange house nearby to ask for help. What he sees in the house makes him more confused and worried.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m195 • come back home

COME BACK HOME • 2018

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gallery/madriff • laurels • nominees • best director