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gallery/b2001 • flash

FLASH • 2019

DIRECTOR: Barney Frydman

COUNTRY: Belgium

RUNTIME: '18

 

SYNOPSIS: A police squad on a mission. A football match. Tension rises on either side… Shots fly and the team must face the pressure. When rivalry and betrayal slide onto the field, the team’s trust flies to bits.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film
• Best Director

SHORT FILMS

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gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
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MAELLE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Jordi Gueyrard

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: At dusk, a strange young girl walks alone along an endless road in a wide deserted landscape. A car passes by. The driver offers to take her to destination, and the fragile girl ends up accepting. During the ride the man clumsily tries to pin down the weird, shy and strayed Maelle. Beeing incapable to uncover her mystery, he becomes more and more virulent. Rattled by the girl’s perkiness, the man tries to assert himself.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

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gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection

DIRECTOR: Hugo Salvaire

COUNTRY: Belgium

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: Henri returns to see his family after a long absence to visit his mother admitted in a psychiatric clinic. Despite his anxieties, unconsciously transmitted by his mother, Henri decides to get her out of the hospital and take care of her.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • ce qui reste

ALL THAT'S LEFT • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Cristian Casado

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/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • estaba cantado

JACKPOT • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Patrick Carelsz

COUNTRY: Netherlands

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: Thanks to the visit of a tourist, the hotel owner of a picturesque Dutch village is able to redeem is debt. But it appears he is not the only one with debt. In this absurd comedy about the circular economy, it is clear that constantly making and settling debts brings unanticipated consequences.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • schuld

DEBT • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Iván Sáinz-Pardo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '12

 

SYNOPSIS: The moving story about a man locked in a Portuguese Fado.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • tono menor

MINOR KEY • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Victor Mallo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: Patri and Ricard are in a perfect relationship, but Patri believes that Ricard is hiding something from her.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • la relación perfecta

THE PERFECT RELATIONSHIP•2018

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DIRECTOR: Hansel Porras Garcia

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: After trying to revive once again the lost passion of her marriage, a young woman will make a radical decision she had planned some time ago.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • las ausencias

THE ABSENCES • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Pierre-Alexandre Chauvat

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: After several years in the wild, a trapper accepts a Sheriff's job in a small town. Meeting scheduled at the Saloon with the Mayor of the city to close the deal. Unfortunately, the current Sheriff himself shows up and the least we can say, is that he doesn't intend to give up his place.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film
• Best Director

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • lheritage

THE LEGACY • 2019

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DIRECTOR: AJ Davies, Jay Sutherland

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: After a catastrophic event leaves a couple stranded, a man must embark on a perilous journey to hunt for food and supplies, in spite of the ever-present threat of the mysterious shadow people and the extreme cold.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • the cold

THE COLD • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Kamo Hmaied

COUNTRY: Tunisia

RUNTIME: '30

 

SYNOPSIS: It is a story of an extremist Imam who refuses to hold the funeral prayer for a young man who drinks alcohol. He also refuses to pray on the body of a suicide girl, but a moderate worshiper (Othman) is taking charge of these religious rituals in the cemetery, which makes him an outcast for the extremist imam, and after a while Osman is found dead in his house and the imam refuses to hold the funeral prayer for him on the pretext that he is heretic and his faith is doubtful, so people rise up against the extremist imam.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/b2001 • toujane

TOUJANE • 2019

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gallery/barciff • laurels • best director
gallery/barciff • laurels • best director