Also the second half of the Short Film Competition is not short of inspiring films. Don't miss your chance to watch the films and learn from the filmmakers about their production.
The selected films:
1. Terminus (Jan Pool, 2019, the Netherlands, 14 min)
Two people, a boy and a girl on a train. They don't know each other. Both on their way to tie up loose ends. Is there a place they are running to or is it something that they're running from? After they meet, their lives will never be the same again.
2. SHAPES (Fariba Buchheim, 2018, Germany, 11 min)
Our back shows strength - it is the largest part of our body and is irreplaceable. In SHAPES, a "different back" is portrayed - a back that shows scars, curves and deformations. It is an experimental portrait about a part of our body, that is mostly well hidden behind layers of clothes.
3. Evaluation (Eyal Tzadik & Yotam Kislev, 2018, Israel, 15 min)
Irit, a welfare officer, visits the home of Sasha and Nitzan in order to evaluate Sasha's mental condition. He doesn't seem willing to cooperate, trying to share an important truth with her that she seems to ignore.
4. Line Of Duty (Mayank Malhotra, 2018, India, 13 min)
A young recruit of the Indian army posted at a remote bunker is asked to forego his principals of humanity against the rigid border regulations. With a natural calamity at hand are all regulations applicable? Inspired by true events.
5. Smack Edd (Greg Hall, 2018, United Kingdom, 7 min)
Heroin addict Edd unexpectedly turns up to his son Patrick’s eighth birthday celebration. Mum Fran and her new partner Mark must do everything to make sure he doesn’t ruin the party. A social realist slice-of-life that looks at the consequences of addiction through the relationships of a dysfunctional family.
6. Sacrifice (Huixin Huang, 2019, China, 4 min)
In an arid land, a girl is selected to be sacrificed to the god of nature. The god chooses to spare her life and she decides to follow him. She then finds the true meaning of sacrifice.
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