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gallery/m2003 • far away from time

FAR AWAY FROM TIME • 2020

DIRECTOR: Deyan Tsvyatkov

COUNTRY: Bulgaria

RUNTIME: '18

 

SYNOPSIS: A couple's love has made the time stand still. Isolated in a static world problems in their relations start coming to the surface.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

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gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • forget me not

FORGET ME NOT • 2019

DIRECTOR: Nicholas Goulden

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '21

 

SYNOPSIS: Lost and invisible to the world, the silent ghost of a little girl desperately wants to tell her family that everything is ok in time for Christmas. But the only person who can see her is a forlorn homeless man, who is as lost and invisible as she is. Armed with only her teddy bear, the girl must do everything in her power to convince him to help her.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

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gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020

DIRECTOR: Alejandro Renedo Villagrán

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '18

 

SYNOPSIS: "Outline" is an actress journey through the mandatory tolls of industry and customs of shame in search of a job.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • de perfil

OUTLINE • 2019

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DIRECTOR: James Maciver, Simon Helloco

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: Hugo, a young actor is asked to improvise narrating a story where he’s the actor and director at an audition. He unfolds a heartwarming and funny tale that explores sex, disease and self-emancipation.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • hugo

HUGO 18:30 • 2020

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DIRECTOR:  Yuyan Guo

COUNTRY: China

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: Ang Yanling, a country woman who lost her speech ability, just tied the knot with her husband in the late twilight years. The good days had barely begun; however, the sudden illness of the son had forced the couple to work in the county to raise money. Yet, the huge medical expenses and the follow-up bills because of the serious illness... had framed the tragedy.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • silence

SILENCE • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Javier Sobremazas

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: "Sorojchi" is how altitude sickness is known in Bolivia and is something that all visitors to the cities of El Alto and La Paz feel. In these two cities we meet four urban artists who through their work share their views on Bolivia and Bolivians, immersed in a social and political turmoil.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • sorojchi

SOROJCHI • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Marta González

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: A number of well-dressed characters undergoing a peculiar selection process find themselves in an abandoned factory that will mark their destiny forever.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • tempesta

TEMPESTA • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Enrique Novials

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '10

 

SYNOPSIS: The famous holster Calamity Jane must face the local sheriff, "Rubio", head of the gang of criminals known as "La Manada".

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • calamity jane

CALAMITY JANE 1882 • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Doddi Elgabry

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: A reclusive macro-photographer discovers the immortalizing power of cinema. The more people he starts pointing his camera to, the more stories he sees are worth exploring... but should all stories be dramatized? To what extent does he, as a filmmaker, have the responsibility to use this power, and will he challenge death by crossing this line?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • the power of cinema

THE POWER OF CINEMA • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Lukas Citnar

COUNTRY: Czech Republic

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: There are only a few places where the emptiness of space and human relationships is so obvious as in the holiday resort where the season is already over. Such camp is also owned by ex-professional rower Marián Havlíček. And in such sad early-autumn period, Marián is visited by his son who arrives with big news. Father and son spend day and night together inside the emptiness of the resort. Unable to communicate with each other, they give in to their weaknesses and try to find a way how to accept one another despite of a shadow over their mutual past.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • season over

SEASON OVER • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Luke Morgan

COUNTRY: Ireland

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: A film by Project Spatula, produced by Morgan Creative, John Herbert and Seamus Scanlon. Based on the award-winning short story by Seamus Scanlon.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2003 • the butterfly love song

THE BUTTERFLY LOVE SONG

• 2019

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