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DON'T TELL MAMA • 2020

DIRECTOR: Conrad Alejandro Faraj

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: A young man with a long-kept secret becomes conflicted about revealing it to his mother.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

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HOLD ONTO THE MOVING SKY
 • 2019

DIRECTOR: Benjamin Morgan

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '8

 

SYNOPSIS: Emily is alone, stressing over a text. There’s no avoiding it. She must make a decision that will dramatically change the course of her life.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

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gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020

DIRECTOR: Isabel Casanova

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '12

 

SYNOPSIS: Natalia enters a sex shop ready to rent a movie to surprise her partner. Suddenly a girl enters for whom Natalia feels a strong attraction and can no longer get out of her head.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
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SEX SHOP • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Cristian Casado, Dennis Gleiss

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: Tragedy strikes when a couple wins the Lottery, neither of them ready, but some would say eager, for what comes after.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/b2001 • estaba cantado

JACKPOT • 2020

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DIRECTOR:  Juanlu Moreno Somé

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '18

 

SYNOPSIS: Javier, an unscrupulous man, goes to his favorite local hostess on any given night. There he meets Alma, a new prostitute who promises an unforgettable evening. Javier can´t imagine to what extent she is willing to keep his word.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2002 • una noche cualquiera

ANY GIVEN NIGHT • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Guille Vázquez

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: A young woman seeks out someone who has entered her house when she is between sleep and vigil. Based on Henry Fuseli's painting 'The Nightmare', 'Mare' depicts a sleep paralysis as told by the incubus myth. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
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MARE • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Rodrigo Tavares

COUNTRY: Portugal

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Maria, gave up her life to take care of John, her brother, who due to an accident in childhood lives in a vegetative state. Sick, she discovers that the treatment for her cancer has not been effective. Alone, without prospects, and at the edge of her forces, Maria has to decide how to deal with John, who, unable to survive by himself, will be left by his own.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2002 • a margem

THE EDGE • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Hengjun Li

COUNTRY: China

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: A funeral, a trip back home, in the plateau mountains, where the signal is hard to find, the father accidentally learned the girl's secret, two generations have completely contradictory life concepts, the contradiction intensified immediately. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

• Best Director

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2002 • coming home

SIGNAL • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Javier Alfonso Bartolozzi

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: The story follows Mrs. Allerton, an elderly woman that becomes a serial killer after realizing about being alone in the world with no family and friends left. Drowned in a terrible feeling of loneliness Mrs. Allerton will gradually suffer several stages of dementia that will make her believe she has a special relationship with the corpses of their victims.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
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TEA TIME • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Àlex "Gela" Aguado

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '26

 

SYNOPSIS: The story is about two music enthusiasts, Nico and Fran, who are in a band: Phoenix Down. Nico plays the guitar and Fran the violin. They both understand music in their own way and that make things complicated when they start getting important gigs. In every gig the tension between them builds and compromises their friendship and the future of the band.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2002 • fantasmas

GHOSTS • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Rafaella Gnecco

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: Victoria's most painful loss will be the thread of her revenge in an action shortfilm that puts violence between man and woman on the table from a prism totally opposite to reality. Is the crime a revenge or a victory?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/m2002 • victoria

VICTORIA • 2019

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gallery/madriff • laurels • nominees • best director 2020