THE NEW NORMAL • 2020

DIRECTOR: Aurora D'Errico

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '4

 

SYNOPSIS: Short experimental doc film exploring our new reality, Barcelona city and its public spaces during covid-19, while a voice tries to explain how we've been feeling for the past months to a 6 month old baby, thinking about the "the new normal" as a capitalist strategy.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Supershort

SUPERSHORTS

MARIPOSAS • 2020

DIRECTOR: Ana Gómez

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '4

 

SYNOPSIS: Valeria talks to Lola about Sergio, the new tenant she is in love with. She seems very excited about her new love, however, Lola is not entirely convinced that Sergio is the best thing for Valeria. Valeria ignores Lola's warnings and continues her romance with Sergio. One day Valeria appears crying at Lola's house, something has happened with Sergio and this leads her to agree with Lola about her love. But Valeria finds a solution to her problem and believes that nothing can come between them.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Supershort

THE DRESSMAKER • 2020

DIRECTOR: Philip White

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '4

 

SYNOPSIS: Mirroring loosely a classic Hans Christian Anderson fairytale, the Dressmaker is an experimental short about the struggles of a young female couturist. In the film our character represents both Anderson’s elves and shoemaker, the former, showing our character’s personal demons growing as the film progresses.

Constantly bluring lines between night, day, dreams and reality the Dressmaker explores themes of work ethic, mental health and the modern day pressures of obtaining perfection.

The film seeks to present its viewer with a number questions throughout.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Supershort