INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2019
Pining is using itchy as a metaphor to describe an unobtainable feeling that you couldn’t reach a person.
(FOOL TIME) JOB
Pedro has found a new job.
A kind of strange one, but these days, he can’t afford to be fussy. It’s a real chance!
Anyway, he’s never been the kind of getting cold feet…
David DOUTEL, Vasco SÁ
A harsh winter freezes the surface of a river, close to a house where two cousins live. Immersed in the cold wind that rises that day, the rudeness of their relationship grows, reaching its limit.
A door opens onto a world, haunted by flying fishes, buried chimaeras and deep fancies.
Animation film is based on the Ural folklore. This is a story about a naughty girl who decided to be obedient before bedtime.
A boy in a train passes by a lonely house. A boy in the house sees the train pass. For a moment, they are connected.
The weather is getting bad in a little house in Brussels…
Lucía GAJÁ, Emilio RAMOS
Allegory about the forced disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, México in September 2014; “they buried us, but they didn’t know we were seeds”.
MY FATHER’S ROOM
She was abused by her father during childhood. Since he left, the pain and anger had begun to fade. One day, unexpectedly, she was struck by a revelation about her father’s life that cast her feelings about him into confusion.
Camille lives alone. The alarm clock, the meals of her cat and the sound of the cash register of the supermarket, order her everyday life.
But one day, a man discreetly slips inside her house and starts living in her home while she works. Slowly, he’s going to shake up her bearings to get her out of herself.
ENTRE CHIEN ET LOUP
Sohrab, a young soldier, finds himself face-to-face with his fellow citizens during a demonstration.
THE BATTLE OF SAN ROMANO
A movment within a painting, wich begins with the savagery of a battle and comes to a halt in a rendition of a masterpiece of the 15th Century by Paolo Uccello.
The short film is built on the animation game, visual associations, the magic of classical music and symbolism of colours: yellow as pleasure and violet as sorrow. It is a story of an opera singer which is scared of everything yellow, sunny and spontaneous and separates herself from the world to be able to devote to profession. She hides herself in sad and violet shadows. Boundaries of neatly structured world make her feel safe. But this kind of life destroys not only herself but also her music. At the peak of career, she finally opens to her life and finds happiness.
LOVE HE SAID
1973, San Francisco. Charles Bukowski, underground poet and punk ahead of his time, reads his poem LOVE in front of a wild audience who came to listen to the trash poet’s provocations. But that day, instead of the punk, they found a broken man hungry for love.
A fox wishes to cut herself off from the rest of the world. In the isolation, she’s tortured by a presence, the personification of her sense of guilt. But it’s not easy for her to find solitude and lose herself to the inner ghosts, as the outside world keeps knocking at the door with noises and images. The young fox must therefore decide whether to lose herself to her solipsistic madness or accept the path to reconciliation.
Standing still in front of the open window, a woman stares at the dark clouds that obscure the sky.
Immobile, she fights against the remembrances of the past.
In the clouds, a passionate embrace appears.