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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

gallery/b bulgaria
gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • biba

BIBA • 2018

DIRECTOR: Maja Prettner

COUNTRY: Slovenia

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: Biba is a good-hearted hairdresser solving problems of everyone who sit in her therapeutic hair salon chair. Having been single for a while, she is suddenly faced with a challenge herself: her mum wants her to bring a date to her birthday party.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

gallery/b eslovenia
gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection

DIRECTOR: Eirik Tveiten

COUNTRY: Norway

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Hassan is in love with his beautiful neighbor Helene, but his insecurities and failing language skills - and not least a drunken and shoppingcenter Santa - get in the way.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • hassan

HASSAN • 2019

gallery/b noruega

DIRECTOR: Xanti Rodriguez

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '17

 

SYNOPSIS: Lekaime is a short lm set in the 40s after Hitler's visit Franco in Hendaye.

Title of fantastic terror surrounded by occultism, black magic and touching the controversy of the theft of neonates by a part of a small ecclesiastical collective.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • lekaime

LEKAIME • 2018

gallery/b espanha

DIRECTOR: Loris Di Pasquale

COUNTRY: Italy

RUNTIME: '18

 

SYNOPSIS: Aleksia is a turbulent teenager of Russian origin, she has grown up with her mother and her little brother in the suburds of Marghera. After confessing to her friend Angela that she is pregnant, she is pushed to steal a tablet to raise the money for abortion. However surfing the theft things turn bad and Aleksia is arrested by the police.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • aleksia

ALEKSIA • 2018

gallery/b italia

DIRECTOR: José León

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: A man tries to reach the top of a mountain away from his personal problems and from his daily life. Along the way, you will meet another guy who will constantly harass you on the way. The man who will come down from the mountain will be a totally different person from the one we see at the beginning.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • precipicio

PRECIPICE • 2020

gallery/b espanha

DIRECTOR: Fernando Bonelli

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: One day, life detaches you from the world. Without a warning. Isolation. It´s just like being alone in Space. This is what happened to Ana. No more albums, no more tours or stages. Music remained inside her, and so did Juan, her love, her Earth. After three years, Ana begins to feel strong. But today hasn´t been a good day for her. Today, her light shivers.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • la tierra

PLANET EARTH CALLING ANA
• 2019

gallery/b espanha

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/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m2003 • the butterfly love song

THE BUTTERFLY LOVE SONG • 2019

gallery/b irlanda

DIRECTOR: Sam Yazdanpanna

COUNTRY: Iran

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: When a grandson escorts his beloved Iranian grandfather to a doctor’s visit, they are told that the grandfather is terminally ill. The grandson needs to translate the bad news, but decides to bend the truth. By doing so he hopes he can keep him alive longer, but at the same time he has to carry the burden of his lie. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • only death

ONLY DEATH NEVER LIES • 2020

gallery/b ira

DIRECTOR: François Lluelles, Vincent Lluelles

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: January 1885. As the sun rises over the Bois de Boulogne, Isidore Gustave René de La Vieuville and Paul Adolphe Marie Prosper Granier de Cassagnac face each other in a duel. Fernand and Gaston, two beggars having spent the night out in the woods, keep a watchful eye on the scene from behind the trees. When a stray bullet finally hits the poor Gaston in the head, Fernand has no other choice but to challenge the Baron de Cassagnac to a duel in order to avenge his lost friend.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • je ne mange

BEGGARS CAN'T BE CHOOSERS

• 2019

gallery/b franca

DIRECTOR: Joaquín Tamargo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Carlos is a lonely and sad guy who lives obsessed with a movie: The Eternal Dream. The movie is played on a loop on his TV and the characters in the movie have been taking a life of their own in Carlos' head, and somehow they now form part of his life. He is in love with Carol, the leading actress, whose tragic end in the story haunts him. In his obsession Carlos declares his love for Carol and proposes to save her, finding an alternative ending to her story, an ending where they can live together forever.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2003 • el sueno

THE ETERNAL DREAM • 2019

gallery/b espanha
gallery/barciff • laurels • best director