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Short Film Competition Programme 2

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

This programme is strictly for customers aged 18 and over, as one of the films contains scenes of a strong sexual nature.

Total running time 85 min

Films in this programme
  • Image from Algo-Rhythm, Dir Manu Luksch

    Algo-Rhythm

  • Image from Between, Dir Ana Carolina Marinho, Bárbara Santos

    Between

  • Image from In Between, Dir Samir Karahoda

    In Between

  • Image from Child, Dir Talia Zucker

    Child

  • Image from Watermelon Juice, Dir Irene Moray

    Watermelon Juice

  • Image from Queering Di Teknolojik, Dir Timothy Smith

    Queering Di Teknolojik

Film 1

Algo-Rhythm

A hip hop musical, shot in Dakar, using Senegalese musicians and artists, which deconstructs comprehensive threats to human rights posed by the rise of the algorithmic management of daily life via social media and online platforms.

Dir Manu Luksch. Austria-UK-Senegal 2019. 14min

Festival guests

These members of the filmmaking team are expected to attend the festival:

  • Mukul Patel, screenwriter; Makhtar Fall, cast.

See the full list of visiting festival guests. Please note that we can’t guarantee guest attendance at any particular screening.

Film 2

Between

Entre

Heightened physical desire can be both liberating and treacherous, as two women observe each other from their towers.

Dir Ana Carolina Marinho, Bárbara Santos. Brazil 2019. 15min

Festival guests

These members of the filmmaking team are expected to attend the festival:

  • Ana Carolina Marinho, director; Bárbara Santos, director; Anna Zêpa, cast.

See the full list of visiting festival guests. Please note that we can’t guarantee guest attendance at any particular screening.

Film 3

In Between

Në Mes

Due to the changing economic situation in Kosovo, the tradition of parents building identical houses for their children takes on a new meaning.

Dir Samir Karahoda. Kosovo 2019. 14min

Festival guests

This member of the filmmaking team is expected to attend the festival:

  • Samir Karahoda, director.

See the full list of visiting festival guests. Please note that we can’t guarantee guest attendance at any particular screening.

Film 4

Child

After the birth of her first child, a young woman struggles to find herself in the new role and connect to her new-born baby.

Dir Talia Zucker. USA-Australia 2019. 11min

Festival guests

These members of the filmmaking team are expected to attend the festival:

  • Talia Zucker, director; Amanda Freedman, producer.

See the full list of visiting festival guests. Please note that we can’t guarantee guest attendance at any particular screening.

Film 5

Watermelon Juice

Suc de síndria

Barbara and Pol are on holiday with friends in a remote house. They want to have a good time and to find a peaceful space where they can enjoy their intimacy.

Dir Irene Moray. Spain 2019. 22min

Festival guests

This member of the filmmaking team is expected to attend the festival:

  • Irene Moray, director.

See the full list of visiting festival guests. Please note that we can’t guarantee guest attendance at any particular screening.

Filmmaker’s attendance made possible thanks to the Institute Ramon Llull.

Film 6

Queering Di Teknolojik

Did we manage to dismantle the white supremacist capitalist patriarchy and avert the impending environmental catastrophe?

Dir Timothy Smith. UK 2019. 9min

Festival guests

This member of the filmmaking team is expected to attend the festival:

  • Timothy Smith, director.

See the full list of visiting festival guests. Please note that we can’t guarantee guest attendance at any particular screening.


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