FILM SUBMISSIONS CLOSED FOR 2017 EDITION

Student Short Films International Competition

 

SANYOG

By : Aly Rana
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Late night at a chawl in central Mumbai, a prostitute finds the courage to leave her sterile and meaningless life. A hostage girl escapes her kidnappers, causing a shootout between some gangsters. And a paralysed war v.....readmore
India | 2016 | 19 Mins

BEER AND CALIPPO

By : Paul Ploberger
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Summer, an old camper and the feeling of freedom. Jojo wants to join her boyfriend Toni on a tour with his band. Her father promised to let her, because she got good marks in school. Everything seems perfect. But .....readmore
Austria | 2017 | 28 Mins

HELP WANTED

By : Jacquile Kambo
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Pavan, a Punjabi teenager, gets involved in his local gang in order to support his fragmented family when his unemployed and abusive father fails to do so. When a drug deal goes wrong and tensions run high with his two.....readmore
Canada | 2016 | 15 Mins

THE LOUDEST SILENCE

By : Marccela Moreno
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1 in 4 women will be raped in their lifetime. Often by a man we trust. Guilt and naturalization of violence silences and blinds us. The Loudest Silence is a film-essay about the discovery of four women as rape survivor.....readmore
Brazil | 2016 | 15 Mins

ANTICIPATIONS

By : Mauro Walker
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Everything we see is a perspective but not the truth.....readmore
Switzerland | 2016 | 3 Mins

BONUSMOTHER

By : Sebastian C. Christensen
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A young documentary film crew follows Viktor who has moved in with his dad's new girlfriend Rikke. The crew quickly discovers that Rikke is a much better character, and they follow her trying to understand her thoughts.....readmore
Denmark | 2017 | 7 Mins

ROUND TWO

By : Hagai Adorian
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23 year old Adi is diagnosed with a recurrence of her childhood leukemia the day before she is due to leave for her big trip to South America. Her doctor informs her that she must cancel the trip and begin chemoth.....readmore
Israel | 2017 | 27 Mins

PAYDAY

By : Felix Kempter
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In order to manage his debts, paramedic Mike decides to provide his ambulance for "just an hour" to two thugs. But things don't go quite as planned, and Mike is suddenly caught up in a clever robbery........readmore
Germany | 2017 | 20 Mins

THE CAGE

By : Jiawei LIN
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In the end, we are not just protecting the justice, but lingering to grasp the clues for survival tightly.” Sergeant Chen has served in the police service for many .....readmore
Taiwan | 2017 | 29 Mins

THE PIXIE FIGHTERS

By : Dani Schoffman
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When David, an 8-year-old boy, learns that his father has leukemia and the prognosis is poor, he decides to find the cure himself. After misunderstanding the doctors words, "The Big C", David recruits his friends and t.....readmore
USA | 2016 | 15 Mins

FOR ISABELLE

By : Tilly Hobkirk
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Isabelle has waved to the man upstairs everyday since she was little. She collects the little wooden animals he makes for her, even after he dies......readmore
Australia | 2017 | 3 Mins

SAPMI - THE WAY OF BEING

By : Arttu Nieminen
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Nonverbal poetic journey through the mental landscape of the Sápmi. An anthropological dive into the cultural nuances and everyday life of the sámi, the nor.....readmore
Finland | 2017 | 16 Mins

“IF WE DIE TOMORROW” :] - SáRA, EMMA AND IMAGES OF GROWING UP

By : Lena Kusnierikova
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Film about seventeen years old sisters - twins. Sára and Emma are searching for the meaning of life and are facing new life situations for the first time. For adult it may seems banal, but for girls is each expe.....readmore
Slovakia | 2016 | 25 Mins