ICE • 2018

DIRECTOR: Anna Hints

COUNTRY: Estonia

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Harri is a lieutenant colonel in the Estonian army embarking on missions to Iraq and Afghanistan. He is divorced and only sees his 10-year old son on holidays from time to time. Struggling with the guilt of not being there for his estranged son, Harri decides to make up for lost time by going to an adventurous father-son winter trip to an island where he used to go with his father as a boy. Due to the slow queue in the harbor, Harri decides to take the quicker way — a local ice road over the frozen sea. While arguing with his ex-wife on the phone, Harri loses the tracks and an accident occurs. The car falls through the ice into the cold water.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

• Best Director

SHORT FILMS

LINA • 2018

DIRECTOR: Dominique Barniaud

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '9

 

SYNOPSIS: Lina is a 9 year-old girl who is facing her first little girl troubles. She will ask her mother some help, but a mother can't do some things.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

DIRECTOR: David Lara

COUNTRY: España

RUNTIME: '10

 

SYNOPSIS: As usual, Sonia is having coffee as she waits to pick up her daughter Paula from school, but today an unexpected visit will brake her daily routine.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

THE USUAL• 2017

DIRECTOR: Carla Gutiérrez Yáñez

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: Lujan is going to celebrate the birthday of her daughter Milagros in a lent house in the mountains. Their family, along with friends from school, are invited to the party. The mother and daughter are accompanied by Ilse, an adolescent that lives with them and help them with the preparations. When everything is ready for the celebration, the clouds begin to turn grey and the rain starts pouring down. Ilse and Mili pass almost the entire afternoon alone playing games, showing magic tricks and telling imaginary stories.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

MILI'S BIRTHDAY• 2018

DIRECTOR: Oscar Andrés

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Andrea, a young writer who seeks tranquility to work, kindly rejects the invitation of a young man for a coffee.

Later in a forest they meet again in what seems to be a casual meeting. What begins as a kind conversation ends in a tense situation when the boy feels rejected by someone who just wants to concentrate on her creative work.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Actor:
  Ander Azurmendi

SMILE• 2018

DIRECTOR: Fabio Vallarelli

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '10

 

SYNOPSIS: Something happens to John, but we do not know what. Multiple people try to find out what happened, although no one seems to be able to explain it clearly. Why people leave? Why are you leaving?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

WHY ARE YOU LEAVING? • 2018

DIRECTOR: Gerard Vidal-Cortés

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '11

 

SYNOPSIS: Every year, thousands of African immigrants attempt to desperately reach Spain by embarking on a dangerous journey across the Mediterranean Sea. Tariq is a young Moroccan working for one of the mobs that illegally organize such journeys. His job is to transport passengers on a dinghy across the Strait of Gibraltar, avoiding getting caught. But every trip might be the last one.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Director

CLANDESTINE • 2018

DIRECTOR: Miriam Ortega Domínguez & Iker Arce Aretxabala

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '24

 

SYNOPSIS: Nerea is a 12 years old girl who has just given her first kiss. However, life does not have the color she expects.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Actress:
  Goiatz Aguado

DO YOU WANT ME TO KISS YOU

THIS TIME? • 2018

DIRECTOR: Fele Martínez

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '11

 

SYNOPSIS: Ernesto leaves the house, in a hurry. His family is waiting for him. He calls the elevator and, inside, he will find an unexpected passenger that will make his life impossible during the short journey they will share.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Actor:

  Fele Martínez

YOUR LUCKY DAY • 2019

DIRECTOR: Kévin Noguès

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Camille has faded away from his own life. Days are followed by other days in a metronomic tempo, between his work at the factory and the regular visits at his grandparents’. One night, while his having diner at their place, he is thrown a few hours later in his own future, without recalling anything. Hours he actually went through, according to his entourage. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

UUQUCHIING • 2018

DIRECTOR: Ivan Sainz-Pardo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '12


SYNOPSIS: The moving story about a man locked in a Portuguese Fado.


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Director

MINOR KEY • 2018