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Short Film Award Programme 1

The Short Film Award recognises short form works with a unique cinematic voice and a confident handling of chosen theme and content.

Total running time 94min

Films in this programme
  • Image from The Rabbit Hunt

    The Rabbit Hunt

  • Image from Goddess


  • Image from Martin Cries

    Martin Cries

  • Image from Wren Boys

    Wren Boys

  • Image from Fysh


  • Image from The Artificial Humours

    The Artificial Humours

Film 1

The Rabbit Hunt

Pahokee, Florida. An initiation rite is practised here for boys on the cusp of manhood.

Dir Patrick Bresnan. USA 2017. 12min

Film 2



Rebellious young Tara flirts with her maid Devi. Faced with contemporary India’s strict social norms, their attraction redefines who they both are.

Dir Karishma Dube. India-USA 2016. 13min

Film 3

Martin Cries

Martin pleure

Imagine you wake up one day and all your friends have disappeared. The friends that should be there are gone. You look everywhere, but cannot find them.

Dir Jonathan Vinel. France 2017. 16min

Film 4

Wren Boys

On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.

Dir Harry Lighton. UK 2017. 11min

Film 5


The story of an old man and the fish that changed his life.

Dir Billie Pleffer. Australia 2017. 13min

Film 6

The Artificial Humours

Os Humores Artificiais

In this post-modern fairytale at the intersection of anthropology and artificial intelligence, an Amazon girl falls in love with a robot who is also a stand-up comic.

Dir Gabriel Abrantes. Portugal 2017. 29min

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