FILM SUBMISSIONS CLOSED FOR 2017 EDITION

Short Films International Competition

 

TAKE THE REINS

By : Emma Barrett
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When Sierra re-enters the world of the “mentally stable” and falls in love with her best friend, she thinks she's finally found acceptance.....readmore
USA | 2016 | 17 Mins

MEMORY HOSPITAL

By : Pedro Paulo de Andrade
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Patients from different backgrounds and each telling their own story will spend one night full of thrills and dreams at the mysterious "Memory Hospita.....readmore
Brazil | 2016 | 18 Mins

CHUDALA

By : Maaria Sayed
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'Chudala,' is an intimate exploration of a father-daughter relationship in a rapidly developing India. Based on an Indian mythological story of a.....readmore
India | 2016 | 14 Mins

BITCHBOY

By : Måns Berthas
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Måns Berthas was born in Sundsvall, a small town in Sweden. From early years he had a strong interest in film, literature and music. He started to direct short films with a borrowed VHS camera. Måns ha.....readmore
Sweden | 2016 | 15 Mins

VISION

By : Soheil Amirsharifi
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A girl is waiting for her boyfriend who is an installer of CCTV cameras. Her boyfriend is watching her via cameras when a boy starts flirting.....readmore
Iran | 2016 | 14 Mins

CALAMITY

By : Maxime Feyers
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France meets her son's girlfriend for the first time. She loses control........readmore
Belgium | 2017 | 20 Mins

IT COMES FROM THE HEAVENS

By : Odren Romero
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In a place where the eyes of God were the only witnesses. Angel a ten year old boy lives with his pregnant mother, his stepfather and grandfather, alone and surrounded by pigs.  Angel's bad behavior at school, her.....readmore
Cuba | 2017 | 19 Mins

KILL OFF

By : Genevieve Clay-Smith
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American Horror Story's Jamie Brewer stars as Sonja, a woman with an intellectual disability who forms an unlikely friendship with a Sudanese refugee through their mutual love of KRUMP......readmore
Australia | 2016 | 16 Mins

RICE BALL

By : Yusuke Oishi
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A father and a son return from the crematory. The rice ball made by the father was round and too big, and it was different from the mother's rice ball flavor. But the son finished eating the first one and reached out f.....readmore
Japan | 2016 | 15 Mins

THE WHOLE WORLD

By : Julián Quintanilla
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"As he does every year, Julián visits his dead mother in the village cemetery. She appears to him and they make plans... more or less 'together': she devises them and he obeys. .....readmore
Spain | 2016 | 30 Mins

AND THOUGH THE MUSIC ENDED, WE DANCED ON THROUGH THE NIGHT

By : Nick Pollack
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The lives of three disparate people, each dealing which loss, are connected through a single moment......readmore
Australia | 2017 | 30 Mins

ME (ASMAD)

By : Prabhjit Dhamija
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In a slow paced himalayan village in India, a young boy goes through a guilt-led state due to an incident for which he feels responsible. In the course of events the film enquires into the idea of 'me', thoughts, actio.....readmore
India | 2016 | 30 Mins

LIMIT

By : Javad Daraei
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Someone in a quiet area asked help from the people who he sees till someone enters the house and suddenly... .....readmore
Iran | 2017 | 9 Mins

MY FRIEND NAIM

By : José Luis López Ortiz
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Alba an 8 year old girl who lives alone with her father, comes out one night to throw away the garbage. In a dark alley, next to the containers, she meets Naim, a South African immigrant. Two different worlds will come.....readmore
Spain | 2017 | 12 Mins

REFRACTION

By : Mirko Grillini
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ReFraction follows Jay Cooper, a successful lawyer, raised by foster parents from the young age of eleven. As a child, the authorities separated him from his indigenous mother, after she killed his brother in a freak a.....readmore
Australia | 2017 | 18 Mins

EVERYDAY

By : Philippe ORREINDY
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Françoise is a company director. She is under the perverse psychological influence of her superior. But is it real or is it an hallucination caused by her anguish?.....readmore
France | 2017 | 14 Mins

BUILDING NO.13

By : Amir Gholami
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The movie is the story of human life in the sewage systems in which people from upper floors make their social environment dirty. .....readmore
Iran | 2016 | 11 Mins

NUMBNESS

By : Milad Jarmooz
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The story of a women accused of infidelity on the day after her wedding. .....readmore
Iran | 2017 | 13 Mins

UNNATURAL SELECTION

By : Geneviève Delouche
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Late for work, Julie, 35, gets harassed in the street by Karim, 25. Finally arrived in the company she works for, Julie discovers that the candidate with whom she must hold a job interview is none other than Karim. Det.....readmore
France | 2017 | 15 Mins

MEMORY OF WATER: VIDEOTONEPOEMS™ SUITE III

By : Payson R. Stevens
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A short, experimental, VIdeoTonePoem meditation reflecting on climate change and global warming with water as the metaphoric and actual reality of human impacts on our Home Planet. Video shot in the Nubra Valley, Ladak.....readmore
India | 2017 | 3 Mins

MARY MOTHER

By : Sadam Wahidi
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Mary along with her two daughters live in a remote village of Afghanistan, the only son and young man of her family is serving for military in Kunduz province. One day she hears the news of fall of K.....readmore
Afghanistan | 2016 | 19 Mins

THE KILL

By : Anay Tarnekar
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A tribal man in central India finds himself at a crossroads where he must choose between winning his family's trust and betraying his religious beliefs, thereby endangering an innocent life......readmore
USA | 2016 | 16 Mins

KEEP GOING

By : Lin, Ya-yu
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SHAN, who is in 2nd Grade of Junior high school, and JIA, who is in 3rd grade of elementary school. They are brothers who love baseball games. PEI-LIN, SHAN’s crush girl, is going to move away recently. Therefore.....readmore
Taiwan | 2016 | 21 Mins

BLACK IN WHITE

By : Valter Sousa Rege
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Roberto Carlos, 20, black, closed his day at work and runs to the bus stop, in front of the mall where he works. Distracted, he is approached violently by two policemen who handcuff him and throw him inside the car und.....readmore
Brazil | 2016 | 15 Mins