Posts Tagged: Short

AAMIR

Type:  Short / Drama

Director:  Vika Evdokimenko

Country:  United Kingdom

Runtime:  00:16:22

Production Year:  2017

Production Budget:  --

Synopsis:
13 year old Aamir is stranded alone in the largest unofficial refugee camp in Europe. When he is befriended by Katlyn, a thinly stretched volunteer, she becomes Aamir’s last hope for salvation.

MENINAS FORMICIDA

Type:  Short / Drama

Director:  João Paulo Miranda Maria

Country:  France / Brazil

Runtime:  00:12:00

Production Year:  2017

Production Budget:  --

Synopsis:
In a small Brazilian town, a teenage girl works everyday in a eucalyptus forest where she chases ants away with pesticides. Yet, her inner struggle turns out to be the real fight.

ARTHUR RAMBO

Type:  Short / Drama

Director:  Guillaume Levil

Country:  France

Runtime:  00:18:00

Production Year:  2018

Production Budget:  --

Synopsis:
Alain is a boy from the Reunion Island. To earn a few cents, he performs the poems of Arthur Rimbaud to the drivers at the traffic light. One day, Alain is invited to the birthday of Guillaume, who lives in the upper district.

IDOL

Type:  Short / Drama, Fantasy, Noir

Director:  Simon Brooks

Country:  United Kingdom

Runtime:  00:14:50

Production Year:  2018

Production Budget:  8.000 GBP

Synopsis:
Everything Must Be in the Air explores the themes of death, compassion, loneliness and love through the eyes of a terminally ill man who is staying in the last hotel he will ever stay in. The film follows Albrecht Van de Qualen's final days as he comes to terms with his own mortality. He soon finds out that he won't be alone on his journey as a surreal encounter opens his eyes to long lost emotions.

THINGS BREAK IN

Type:  Short / Drama

Director:  Tess Harrison

Country:  United States

Runtime:  00:06:27

Production Year:  2017

Production Budget:  --

Synopsis:
Things Break In is an intimate portrait of independence and love. Ida and Rosa work on a farm to support their families during wartime. Things Break In drops us into a unique circumstance that invites us to see what might happen when two women in 1940 are required to work together in privacy.

ALMOST SUNNY

Type:  Short / Drama

Director:  Vittorio Guidotti

Country:  Italy

Runtime:  00:14:18

Production Year:  2018

Production Budget:  2.000 USD

Synopsis:

Leo only wants to lay in the sun on his building roof, when one of the most stubborn cloud decides to stop right above his head.

OPEN YOUR EYES

Type:  Short / Drama

Director:  Ilay Mevorach

Country:  Israel

Runtime:  00:14:18

Production Year:  2017

Production Budget:  --

Synopsis:

Ilana arrives for her monthly treatment at the eye clinic in Jerusalem. Her doctor is absent and is replaced by Dr Khoury. Ilana precepts herself as a liberal woman but there is no chance that an Arab doctor will give her a shot in the eye. Yohai, who understands that his mother is losing her eyesight, won't let her leave.

SHMAMA

Type:  Short / Drama

Director:  Miki Polonski

Country:  Israel

Runtime:  00:25:00

Production Year:  2017

Production Budget:  --

Synopsis:

Leah works as a maid in the hotel during the day, while Meital, her daughter, sings at the hotel's lobby at night. They live trapped in their relationship, surrounded by the Dead Sea.

JENNA

BEST SHORT 2019

Type:  Short / Drama

Director:  Christian Monnier

Country:  France

Runtime:  00:25:00

Production Year:  2017

Production Budget:  76.000 EUR

Synopsis:

After a twelve-year absence, Jenna, a transgender woman, returns to her family home on Saint Pierre and Miquelon islands for her sister’s funeral. This occasion will allow Jenna to see Armelle, her childhood friend, again, as well as her parents, Manu and Florence. But the reunion doesn’t go quite the way she could have wished.

IL TRATTO MANCANTE

Type:  Short / Experimental

Director:  Riccardo Roan

Country:  Italy

Runtime:  00:10:00

Production Year:  2018

Production Budget:  --

Synopsis:
A room with large windows encloses the everyday environment of a person with a hidden face. The man is desperately looking for something, between surreal objects and controversial pieces of furniture, while curious people appear outside. An unexpected visit underlines a question, but it is a closed circuit, a mirror, with no way out. The two halves still far away might find an answer beyond a closed door. And maybe there is the key, even if it is not really a pipe…