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DECLINERS • 2018

DIRECTOR: Georg Tüchert

COUNTRY: Austria

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: Two teenagers decide to commit suicide. They arrange to meet in a forest to execute their plan.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

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THE SUIT • 2020

DIRECTOR: Maurizio Ravallese

COUNTRY: Italy

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: An immigrant works in a laundry to buy a wedding suit. One day he is found stealing a suit from a sick groom who has just been left at the altar. To atone for his sins, he will have to avenge the robbed man.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

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gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection

DIRECTOR: Antoine May

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '11

 

SYNOPSIS: An unprecedented chemical attack turns the life of a young student victim of anorgasmia.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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BARRES • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Justin Juice Black

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: The story follows the changing fortunes of a harried Office worker who purchases an expensive new overcoat from a mysterious tailor. As soon as he puts on the coat, his life seems to change for the better.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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THE OVERCOAT • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Eva Perez de León

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '8

 

SYNOPSIS: Sole, an elderly widow, plans to reunite her entire family for lunch, but four new messages on the voicemail change her plans. Loneliness, the contemplation of death and pain will flood the everyday to create a suspended space and time within history.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Actress:
  Feli Parrao

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PORTRAIT • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Wisher Zhu

COUNTRY: Germany

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: As the coronavirus sweeps the globe, an Asian man records his self-isolation process and silent reflections, while situated in two different parts of the world:

Unlike those who are used to living in the light, enjoying their freedom of speech, those who are used to living in the shadows also wear masks and can't make a sound, but their inner voices and hopes speak even louder.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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TOMORROW • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Neil Murphy

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: Shot during the COVID-19 confinement in Spain, a reflection on the situation from a philosophical viewpoint.

Sharing my own thoughts about the pandemic's outcomes, transforming into a more self-aware humanitarian meditation.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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THE KILLING OF TIME • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Fernando Mendoza

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '21

 

SYNOPSIS: A pizza delivery boy about to be a father and a thief biker's apprentice are not yet aware of the reality they are going through until their lives cross around a stolen motorcycle. The situation pushes them to the limit by making them take the responsibility of their actions.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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THE FIRST DAY • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Marina Wagner Moll

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: María is a housewife who has a dream: to see the sea. Accompanied by the perennial voice on the radio, imagine that a stranger writes love letters every day. These letters serve as a refuge from a terrible truth, that of the abuse he suffers at the hands of his son. The world that Mary has created for her is delicate and sensitive, but is the desire to escape enough to live happily?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Actor:

   Lucas Nabor

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GREEN SILK • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Grzegorz Krawiec

COUNTRY: Poland

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: A train stops in a middle of nowhere because of a girl jumping in front of it. It's summer, so while waiting for the police, the passengers leave the hot train and start to have a picnic nearby, just few meters away from the dead body.

There is beer, polish sausages, sun cream and a lot of gossiping about why the girl committed suicide. People seem to be angrier at the train being held up than caring about the girl's death. But who or what was a real reason behind her demise?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Director

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PICNIC • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Marta Aitana

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: Sofía is going to Barcelona for a few days, pretending to visit her best friend Alba, when, actually, she is hoping to reconquer her first love, Lucas, who also lives there.

Afraid about Alba finding out her real intentions and the need of getting back together with Lucas, drive her to make up a net of lies that gets bigger every day. Finally, she realizes that her trip will be totally different than expected, that things have changed and that reencountering with Lucas won’t be as easy as she thought at the beginning.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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gallery/B2004 • Lucky Strike

LUCKY STRIKE • 2020

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gallery/barciff • laurels • best actress
gallery/barciff • laurels • best actor
gallery/barciff • laurels • best director