INFO • COVID-19

A FRESH LOOK • 2019

DIRECTOR: Irene Tudela

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: As always, Justine spends her summer holidays with her parents and cousins in the family house. On her way back from the beach, something hits her eyes… and suddenly, her iris starts to mysteriously change its color.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Actress: Roxane Perret

SHORT FILMS

LOCKS • 2019

DIRECTOR: Pedro del Río

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: A homeless woman finds a set of keys and tries to find out which house they belong to. 

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

DIRECTOR: Javier Kühn

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: A Victorian story about life, death and everything in between. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

FLORA • 2019

DIRECTOR: Alexandra Mastoon

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: In the twilight of rap’s golden era, an upcoming LA emcee named Tracey finds freedom and escape dancing alone to an inner soundtrack on headphones, masking the secret in loud boom bap from his stereo speakers. Malik, his overbearing older brother ruptures this world as he enters the room, suspiciously lagging as if waiting for the unknown to be revealed.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

WORD IS BOND • 2018

DIRECTOR:  Fabricio D'Alessandro

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '12

 

SYNOPSIS: Teo and Clara live in an old furniture store as if they were part of the furniture for sale. Everything changes when Romero, a curious pedestrian, decides to buy Clara. From that moment on, Teo will be torn between getting himself bought or trying to get out of his monotonous life.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

OUT OF STOCK • 2019

DIRECTOR: Ethan Jahan

COUNTRY: Lebanon

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: In a peaceful village in the mountains of Lebanon, an old man named Fadel, makes a living from crafting canes for the elderly villagers. After a client places an order to him, Fadel heads to the forest to look for the right branch and finds the perfect one on an isolated oak tree. But Fadel discovers that it has turned into a religious shrine for the villagers seeking its blessing. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film
• Best Director

THE OAK TREE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Roberto Medina

COUNTRY: Chile

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Lucia prepares lunch before the millennial wandering of her son Fabian and the sickly dependence of her husband Vicente on TV: the most revered member of the family. Everyone has forgotten that today is his birthday. All but Franco, his eldest son, whose visit will baffle the group with a fatal news: the television will return to its owner, his ex-girlfriend, from whom he has just got separated. Franco's visit and the TV's exodus will move the alienating pieces within the family and will raise a doubt in Lucia that could finally release her.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

CHINESE SHADOWS • 2019

DIRECTOR: David Pérez Sañudo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: Manuel wants to get in his car but three bullies prevent him. "What have you done inside that nightclub?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Director

ANY GIVEN CAR • 2019

DIRECTOR: Barney Frydman

COUNTRY: Belgium

RUNTIME: '18

 

SYNOPSIS: A police squad on a mission. A football match. Tension rises on either side… Shots fly and the team must face the pressure. When rivalry and betrayal slide onto the field, the team’s trust flies to bits.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Director

FLASH • 2019

DIRECTOR: Daniele  Suraci

COUNTRY: Italy

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: The story takes place in a small sea village in Calabria, southern Italy. In the dialect spoken in this region - a land imbued with romanticism, poetry and beauty - the word "U Scantu" means "Fear". The story tells about a significant episode in the life of an adolescent, a young boy who is struggling to overcome his fears while waiting for his grief-stricken father to come back.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

AFRAID • 2020

DIRECTOR: Ander Iriarte

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '12

 

SYNOPSIS: With this sport, a group of women fight for the place that belongs to them.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

EMARRI • 2019