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Shorts Program 2

 
In Collaboration with Clermont- Ferrand
   International Short Film Festival
 
The Present

International Competition / Audience Award

Fiction

Palestine, Qatar
2019
Arabic with French subtitles.
24 minutes
16+
Director: Farah Nabulsi

Synopsis: On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his daughter, Yasmine, set out to the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between the soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy is it to go shopping? 


Memorable

National Competition / Audience Award, Visual effects Award Adobe

Animation

France

2019

French with English subtitles.

12 minutes

16+

Director: Bruno Collet

Synopsis: Louis, a painter, and his wife Michelle have recently experiened some strange events. The universe around them seems to be changing. Slowly, furniture, objects, and people lose their realism. They come apart, and sometimes they disintegrate.


Clean with Me (After Dark)
Special Jury Award

Documentary 

France

2019

English with French subtitles.

21 minutes

16+

Director: Gabrielle Stemmer

Synopsis: On YouTube, hundreds of women film themselves cleaning their homes.


Good Night

Best Film /International Competition

Fiction

Ghana, Belgium.

2019

English and Wolof with English subtitles.

21 minutes

16+

Director: Anthony Nti

Synopsis: A foreigner in Ghana gets an assignment from his gang to recruit kids for a risky job that will take place later that evening. He finds Prince and Matilda, two lively kids and good friends, and plans to hand them over to the gang. After spending the day with them, he starts to question his decision and how it will affect their future. 


Pulsion
Best animation Award 

Experimental Animation 

Argentina, France

2019

No dialogue

7 minutes

16+

Director: Pedro Casavecchia

Synopsis: The twisted story of a kid growing up in a dysfunctional family. This psychological thriller follows the character along a spiraling descent into madness, piecing together the portrait of a killer.


Awaiting Death
International Competition / Canal+, Ciné+ Award

Fiction

Sweden

2019

Swedish with English subtitles.

12 minutes

16+

Synopsis: A son arrives at the hospital to watch over his father's death bed. The son wants a last nice moment, while his father would rather find out what to do with the two opened cans of mustard.

 

 

Screening Dates

Ramallah, Al Kasaba Theater and Cinemathque, Thursday 22.10 08:00 Get you ticket
Jerusalem, Institut Français Chateaubriand, Wednesday 21.10 07:00
Bethlehem, Dar Yusuf Nasri Jacir for Art and Research, Saturday 24.10 06:00