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CHRYSALIS • 2018

DIRECTOR: Luz Escobar

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '9

 

SYNOPSIS: Portrait of a young girl in the phase before becoming a women.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

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MARIA • 2019

DIRECTOR: Paco Ruiz

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '17

 

SYNOPSIS: Maria lives for her son Bruno, interned in a mental health center. However, the day Bruno is discharged and comes back home, Maria's stability falters, bringing out a set of feelings she thought she had buried.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film
• Best Actress:

  Luisa Gavasa

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DIRECTOR: Cam Tribe

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: Trapped by misfortune and poverty in Ghana, two young men, Felix and Emmanuel, devote themselves to boxing as their way out. When the two are scheduled to fight one another in a regional tournament, a gateway to the professional stage, Felix and Emmanuel face-off in a fight for escape.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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LIONHEART • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Carlos Matias

COUNTRY: China

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: "Reminiscence" is an allegory which tells how our senses are able to drive us through the recondites spaces in our memory.Spaces that we may not want to visit any more.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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REMINISCENCE • 2019

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DIRECTOR:  Sophie Shui

COUNTRY: China

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: In order to take care of his old mother (played by Liou, Yiin-Shang), who has lost her intelligence and is disabled, Xia Changming (played by Yi-Wen CHEN) remains unemployed at home.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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A TRIP WITH MOM • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Rodolphe Bouquet

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Julia is having an unexpected date tonight

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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TINDER SURPRISE • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Claudia Ruiz

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '12

 

SYNOPSIS: Damián (10) and his little brother Matias (7) start attending a new school located next to a jail. The day before the new beginning is the birthday of Damien receives a clock and the invitation to a meeting that will wait anxiously: the hour 11:40.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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11:40 • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Remi Mazet

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '27

 

SYNOPSIS: Aurélie, a tormented and sulky teenager, reluctantly goes to spend holidays with her father, who recently settled on the island of Mayotte. Revolted by the world of adults and its contradictions, this Mahoran experience is transformed into an initiatory journey from which it will emerge grown.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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RUMBU • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Ga-Kyung Lee

COUNTRY: South Korea

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: Eun-joo, who wants to learn ballet, thinks that the reason why she is poor is because she cremated her grandfather. Eun-joo takes her brothers to the family mountain to steal her grandfather's ashes.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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THE HOUSE OF RISING SUN
• 2019

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DIRECTOR: Jinkyung Kwak

COUNTRY: South Korea

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: A North Korean woman has fled her country in the hope of finding her brother who had made his own escape earlier on several years ago. Her new life in South Korea is strange in every way, but she tries to settle herself into her new surroundings amidst hopes and fears. When one day, at last, she gets hold of her brother’s address, she immediately takes to the road to find him.​​​​​​​

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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SEOLHWA • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Ioseb "Soso" Bliadze

COUNTRY: Germany

RUNTIME: '22

 

SYNOPSIS: The film is about two German tourists’ adventure in a Georgian village.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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TRADITION • 2019

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