2020 & 2021 DOUBLE ONLINE EDITION

​After months of hard work, the previously postponed 2020 & 2021 editions took place online in collabroation with ENDAVO!

1-3 APRIL 2022

AWARD WINNERS 2020

SCREENING SELECTION 2020

273 days from today (2020)
273 days from today (2020)

Dir. Konstantinos Vachlas Nominated for Best Animated Short Greece | 12' This short animation film is about the life of the soldiers in the greek army. The compulsory military service lasts nine months or two hundred seventy three days. Through the film we see the everyday routine of the soldiers. What's inside their minds? What's inside their dreams?

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Can You Eat Plastic (2020)
Can You Eat Plastic (2020)

Dir. Christina Konstantinou Nominated for Best Animated Short Cyprus | 3' In a world overwhelmed by plastic, where the fishing trade is almost extinct and the birds stopped chirping, an old fisherman continues with his daily routine, to catch fish.

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Curtains (2020)
Curtains (2020)

Dir. Kirsten Vangsness Nominated for Best Writing United States | 18' Kirsten Vangsness (CBS, Criminal Minds actor and writer) makes her directorial debut in this animated short adapted from her own personal essay about a feral cat who stars on a network procedural drama, takes ballroom dance lessons, and has an encounter with a predatory tow truck driver. It explores the idea of vulnerability as a source of power and the emotional "curtains" we lay over our essential selves.

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Diaplous, tales of hope (2020)
Diaplous, tales of hope (2020)

Dir. Ifigeneia Kotsoni Nominated for Best Short Documentary Greece | 18' A group of marginalized people with mental health issues are getting back their lives.

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In Passing (2020)
In Passing (2020)

Dir. Esther Cheung Nominated for Best Animated Short Canada | 4' A portrait of seventies Hong Kong as my parents remember it.

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Once in Purple Dungarees (2020)
Once in Purple Dungarees (2020)

Dir. Benjamin Kramme Nominated for Best Short Drama Germany | 13' Three women. Three generations. One political conflict. While visiting her grandmother, Johanna meets her mother coincidentally, who broke off contact with her, and a major dispute breaks out.

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OSHRI (2020)
OSHRI (2020)

Dir. Lihi Sabag Nominated for Best Directing Israel | 15' One morning Sima leaves the women’s shelter where she lives and makes a mysterious visit to a pre-school, where she gains entry under false pretences. There she attempts to deliver a birthday present to Oshri, her five year old son whom she gave up for foster care when he was a baby.

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Where Are We (2020)
Where Are We (2020)

Dir Hanna Besirevic Nominated for Best Short Film Mexico | 13' A young woman takes a road trip for four days with her boyfriend and his family. She spends the duration of the trip in the back seat of the car with her boyfriend’s mother, Mela. Conversation is slow, Mela isn’t naturally talkative. Neither is fluent in the same language. Hanna has known from the beginning, Mela doesn’t. Santi’s mother has Alzheimer’s.

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AWARD NOMINATIONS

2020

Best Short Film
Competition

A Million Eyes
Cloud Tamer
Lucha Libre
Muttertändelei
The Drone Over Corn Fields
Where Are We?

Best Music Video

Competition

AURA
Birds
No New Friends
Odds And Evens
Tetlalli: the place of stones

Best Writing Competition

Curtains
Dawn
The End

Best Short Documentary

Competition

Almost Liam
Appalachian Holler
Diaplous, tales of hope
Evripidou 14
Survive
The Loop

Best Directing Competition

A Lonely Duck
On the Bare Earth
Oshri

Best Short Drama

Competition

Broken Bird
Chlorine
Homesick
Mila
Once in Purple Dungarees
The boy who wanted to fly

Best Cinematography

Competition

Clear Sky
Flora
M O R I T U R I
Nothing less
The Junkie's Daughter

Best Short Experimental

Competition

Dear Hearing World
Drawings
Olfaction
Our Land

Best Music Score

Competition

A Mother's Soliloquy
Agatha Crhistie On stage
Beats
Super Special
The other one

Best Animated Short

Competition

273 days from today
Can You Eat Plastic?
Hell of a Week
In Passing
Instances of grief
Piece of Meat

Best Editing Competition

Last Days
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