A program with some of the shorts selected and awarded in the 2018 edition of the festival. The selection proposes a very representative sample of what the Festival offers, from the comedy of laughter to the contemplative reflections of the world we live in.
1. FAUVE – Short Film Special Jury Award – Nominated for bes short film
Canada, 16 min. Written and directed by Jérémy Comte.
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer…
South Korea & USA, 4 min. Written and directed by Kangmin Kim.
A strange and wonderful story about a special connection between father and son.
USA, 10 min. Written and directed by Anna Margaret Hollyman.
When Teeny arrives to a gorgeous home for what she thinks is just another routine babysitting job, she is shocked to see who answers the door. Over the course of the day, Teeny decides to …
4. BABY BROTHER
USA, 14 min. Written and directed by Kamau Bilal.
A look at a young man experiencing a summer impasse after moving back in with his parents.
5. MIN BÖRDA (La carga)
Sweden, 14 min. Written and directed by Niki Lindroth von Bahr.
‘An animated musical with apocalyptic undertones. The story is divided into four episodes which takes place in a supermarket, a long term hotel, a call center and a hamburger restaurant. …
6. HAIR WOLF – Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction
USA, 12 min. Written and directed by Mariama Diallo.
The staff of a black hair salon fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture.
7. MATRIA – Short Film Grand Jury Prize, Presented by YouTube
Spain, 21 min. Written and directed by Álvaro Gago.
Faced with the challenges presented by her daily routine, Ramona tries to take refuge in the relationship that unites her to her daughter and granddaughter.