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TNFF / FEB 24 - 2023  ***  SELECTED MOVIES AND NOMINATIONS ***

On a regular basis, we will be adding the names of the selected films.

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Title: A Heart of Glass
Runtime: 9:29 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Moa Hjort

Nominated: Pending

Synopsis: A young couple are separated by a wall of glass which makes their existence more and more painful as each day go by. Will they keep living like this or try to change their situation?

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Title: My Tinder date- a vengeance story
Runtime: 16:14 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Ignacio Cisternas

Nominated: Pending

Synopsis: When Bea's date cancels 15 minutes before their date after weeks of planning, Bea has had enough. Bea ask her bff Maria for help, to teach Eduardo a lesson. Unfortunately, things don't go as smoothly as Bea had planned.

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Title: To Embrace
Runtime: 23:43 min
Country: India
Director: TRIDIP KAKOTY

Nominated: Best LGBTQ Short Film

Synopsis: Differing perceptions based on different personalities is absolutely a matter of personal orientation. How one perceives a subject is completely unique and we cannot term the same to be wrong, even though this might not be in conjunction to the societal norms. Will it ever be possible to find a way out to address the issues of dispute arising out of ego and regret between a mother who was an actress of the nineties and her painter son in his thirties? How far does one's acceptability match to the other's?

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Title: Desafio
Runtime: 6:00 min
Country: Spain
Director: Genaro Rivas

Nominated: Best European Short Film

Synopsis: A young woman suffers from the direct action of some of her classmates and from the complicit silence of others, prompted by a perverse game based on a very famous television series worldwide in which none of them, perhaps not even herself, can survive.

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Title: Can you hear me
Runtime: 6:23 min
Country: USA
Director: Alex Haney

Nominated: Best Music Video

Synopsis: Music video questioning if our loved ones who have passed on can “hear” us in the afterlife.

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Title: We used to sing
Runtime: 30:00 min
Country: Israel
Director: Lidia Morozov

Nominated: Best Student Short Film

Synopsis: A film about a family of four Russian women who immigrated from Moscow to a two bedroom apartment in Tel-Aviv.
An intimate and bittersweet portrait of three generations of women living together in a small apartment. Exposing unconditional motherly love. With a personal and honest approach, the filmmaker offers insight into the relations between the women. By witnessing everyday moments of the family’s life, the story unfolds itself.

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Title: In Between
Runtime: 5:00 min
Country: USA
Director: Anabella Lenzu

Nominated: Best Experimental Short Film

Synopsis: "In Between", a short film by Anabella Lenzu, exposes the inner dialogue of a woman in her roles as mother and artist. Lenzu shows the struggles, the desires, and the internal contradictions that make visible the vulnerability of the performer.

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Title: Humanity Stoked
Runtime: 01:33:50 min
Country: USA
Director: Michael Ien Cohen

Nominated: Best Documentary Feature Film
Synopsis:
A documentary about the beauty in overcoming fear and other challenges facing humanity as seen by icons of pro skating, science, art, music, activism, and education, all of whom share experiences and perspectives shaped by their love of skateboarding.

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Title: EARTHBOUND: NZAMBI MATEE
Runtime: 39:57 min
Country: Japan
Director: Farhoud Meybodi

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis:
Amidst a catastrophic plastic waste crisis in her hometown of Nairobi, Nzambi Matee risks everything to pioneer technology that transforms plastic waste into paving bricks.

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Title: Pink Puzzle
Runtime: 01:24:03 min
Country: Germany
Director: Mike Adler

Nominated: Best Feature Film
Synopsis: "Pink Puzzle" sheds light on the glittering world of Berlin's fashion scene, in which selfishness and superficiality are the fuel of success. At the same time, however, it opens a door gap to the Berlin neighborhood milieu and the night scene.

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Title: 10, AUTUMN STREET
Runtime: 26:50 min
Country: Romania
Director: Theo Herghelegiu

Nominated: Best Sci-Fi Short Film
Synopsis:
10, Autumn street is a short about ”extraordinary things happening to ordinary people”. The narrative evolves around a man in his 40s who comes home one night and finds an unknown woman in his apartament.
Built on this funny and odd situation, the film reveals in the end the cause of the peculiar event that generates fury, consternation, and confusion: for one night, two parallel universes overlap, causing the unusual meeting of two lonely people, literally living in their own world.
It’s like a game between the daily tangible reality and the unexplainable magic of life. Our life.

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Title: Your skin is the galaxy
Runtime: 24:25 min
Country: Spain
Director: Jose Domingo

Nominated: Best Sci-Fi Short Film
Synopsis:
An enigmatic sci-fi musical adventure about a being from another galaxy who comes to earth in search of love.
A hypnotic experience somewhere between z series, manga comics, superhero movies and psychedelics.

A sensory journey that makes its way through 'Lynchian' roads, which cross mountains created between sheets that embrace the skin and soul of the protagonist who lies helpless, turns this short film into a whole new experience for the viewer.

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Title: How much do you want to win? - The journey of Ferry Svan
Runtime: 01:15:00 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Lukas Riedl

Nominated: Best Documentary Feature Film
Synopsis: Coming from a family of successful skiers - his Dad won 4 Olympic Gold Medals - we showcase all sacrifices the son of Gunde Svan has to bring, giving it the best to become a professional athlete in an unusual sport. Choosing professional wood chopping - which was almost not existing as a sport in Sweden - over skiing, he had to overcome doubts and difficulties to even get started. At the age of only 25 years we follow Ferry turning from a nobody from Sweden to a constant contender to the podium on the biggest international events in professional wood chopping.

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Title:  7 years art from Berlin "BrückenKunst" 2019
Runtime: 12:00 min
Country: Germany
Director: Gilbert Brüning

Nominated: Best European Short Film
Synopsis: And it still exists! „BrückenKunst“ is an association of artists from many different countries and organizes a painting exhibition every year on June 21st in the Cafe Re at the Island Bridge at the Historical Port of Berlin. For the 7th time, our Korean-German team is creating exhibitions in Berlin, Demmin and, since last year, also in the Museum Park in Rüdersdorf. An extraordinary cultural landscape very close to Berlin.

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Title: The Deadly Secret
Runtime: 29:57 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Emma Öhman

Nominated: Best Actress (Laura Marken)
Synopsis: The Deadly Secret is a nerve-wracking story about Rimba, who thinks she is dead after a car accident. When she meets Arik, a guy she falls in love with, everything is turned upside down. Should she dare to tell him her horrific secret - that she sees the world in black and white, no longer thinks she is alive and that her dead little brother accompanies her everywhere? But how do you tell someone you're a corpse? It's a film about suffering from the mental illness Cotard's syndrome.

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Title: The 500 Project
Runtime: 38:34 min
Country: USA
Director: Ryan Dugger

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis:
A team of endurance athletes push themselves to the limits in the wake of tragedy. Their ambitious goal: 500 miles in 36 hours.

In 2020, Heidi Videto set a cycling record of 441 miles in 36 hours at the Washington Island Ultra. Two years later—after the tragic loss of her best friend and coach—Heidi attempts to accomplish their last shared goal: 500 miles. This raw and honest look at Heidi's journey is a meditation on grief and a love letter to human perseverance.

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Title: Metamorphosis (Aurora: 10 Years Later)
Runtime: 22:24 min
Country: USA
Director: Heather Dearman & Renee Leon

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis: The story of how Aurora, Colorado was affected by the Century Theater mass shooting and the birth of the 7/20 Memorial Foundation. The video includes stop motion art, poetry, music and modern dance from local Aurora artists. It tells a visual story of the foundation's mission to remember the victims, support the survivors and promote peace globally

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Title: Pale Blue Dot
Runtime: 4:22 min
Country: Norway
Director: Nikesh Mohan & Kristian Tjomlid

Nominated: Best Music Video
Synopsis:
A lone astronaut crash-lands on Earth in search of an individual in radio contact with him.

Official music video for Come closer by Sigrid Aase

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Title: Dotting the "I"
Runtime: 11:14 min
Country: USA
Director: Doug Tompos

Nominated: Best LGBTQ Short Film
Synopsis: In the shadows of an empty office, the poetry of an unlikely kiss helps a modern-day Cyrano and a mid-life cynic discover a love lost and a love never found.

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Title: Summit
Runtime: 8:48 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Magnus Hertzberg

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis: Tackling two country's highest mountains the narrator ponders what drives him to continue towards the summit.

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Title: The Lesson
Runtime: 15:00 min
Country: Spain
Director: Alisa Selishchava

Nominated: Best European Short Film
Synopsis: A modern fairy tale of anger and arrogance. The story is set in Mallorca, revealing the particular relationship between a single mother and a spoiled daughter. The mother's patience is coming to an end. It's time to give a creative lesson for our "princess".

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Title: Inherit
Runtime: 5:40 min
Country: Sweden
Director: André Havéus & Viktor Jonsson

Nominated: Best Horror Short Film
Synopsis: A young woman inherits her deceased father's estate, but gets caught in a traumatic psychological loop.

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Title: A Refugee's Guide to Rome
Runtime: 59:40 min
Country: USA
Director: Ted Efremoff

Nominated: Best Documentary Feature Film
Synopsis: Joseph guides fellow refugees through the Eternal City to acclimate them to a new life and tell stories of displacement, flight and finding home.

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Title: EmpuÑando el Alma
Runtime: 01:11:00 min
Country: Spain
Director: Arantxa  Vela Buendía 

Nominated: Best Documentary Feature Film
Synopsis: It not easy that a theatre director lets a camera record the rehearsals of a play for so long. 'Wielding the soul' is a trip with LLuís Pasqual and his actors while they rehearse ‘El sueño de la vida’ by Alberto Conejero who, in this text, ended the unfinished play by García Lorca ‘Comedia sin título’. From the reading of the play to the opening, we witnessed how Pasqual helped his actors to embody their characters. ‘Wielding the soul’ is a director’s notebook, a notebook not only to talk about theatre but to see how you can make it.

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Title: Borderline: Mental Healthcare in the Balance
Runtime: 24:31 min
Country:  USA
Director: Maria Fe Picar

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis: Stefanie Hoffman's story about her daughter's attempt to murder her and then realizing she had Borderline Personality Disorder

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Title: Troubled Minds
Runtime: 01:46:00 min
Country:  Latvia
Director: Raitis Abele & Lauris Abele

Nominated: Best Cinematography
Synopsis: Brothers Robert and Martin are a month away from their biggest yet contemporary art exhibition. To get creative juices flowing, Martin locks himself in a dark black 2 x 2-meter cube. Once out, his focus shifts and he decides to save the environment by finding Soviet Military chemical waste that was dropped in the Baltic Sea in the 90s.

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Title: Switchback
Runtime: 01:37:54 min
Country: Japan
Director: Shunnosuke Iwata

Nominated: Best Feature Film
Synopsis: Obu City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
This is a quiet residential area located in the south of Nagoya city.
There were four children with various backgrounds.
Allham and Chiemi, whose parents are foreign nationals. Suzuka and Eichiro are children born in a Japanese family. They went to a local junior high school, studied, attend a club activity, and had hobbies.

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Title: arrivederci paris
Runtime: 19:00 min
Country: France
Director: Louis Salvatore Bellanti 

Nominated: Best International Short Film
Synopsis: One evening, in a luxurious building in the centre of Paris, an armed woman bursts into the apartment of Adriano Rizzo, an actor who exploits his status to abuse young actresses.

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Title: The Muse
Runtime: 49:00 min
Country: USA
Director: Max Karpylev

Nominated: Best Feature Film + Best Cinematography
Synopsis: Once successful novelist Mark is fighting for his sanity struggling to finish his book. Mark explores his difficult relations with his father and the sense of fear as an enemy of creativity. Will Mark sacrifice himself to finish his book on time?

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Title: concerto of a Blue Sky
Runtime: 01:19:06 min
Country: Japan
Director: Norikazu oda & Mitsuha fujimori

Nominated: Best Feature Film
Synopsis: 

A trip to see the phantom horned whale.

Marie lives with her husband and works in Tokyo.

In her hometown of Fukuoka, she spends her days looking for a nursing home for her father, who lives alone in a wheelchair.
She plans to join Yamaguchi's "Let's meet whales tour" with her husband on her way back to Fukuoka.

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Title: Hunny-Bunny
Runtime: 5:52 min
Country: USA
Director: Jayden Barrial

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis: Hunny-Bunny is a film about a couple with Down syndrome, Blair and Susie, entering their 16th year of true love. Through the good and the bad, ups and downs this relationship thrives. Their love is something that we all wish we had.

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Title: the occurrence of colours by night
Runtime: 5:07 min
Country: Germany
Director: Sophie Lenglachner

Nominated: Best LGBTQ Short Film
Synopsis: The dystopian genderfluid fashion of textile artist Sophie Lenglachner focuses on the beauty of darkness and reflective shimmers of light. The choreography of contemporary dancer Jan Kollenbach plays with the dynamic of oscillating between shadow and brightness. The textile as a canvas leaves its state as an inanimate object to conquer a ruinous industrial landscape.

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Title: The Captain's Heart
Runtime: 01:34:14 min
Country: Denmark
Director: Simon Bang

Nominated: Best Documentary Feature Film
Synopsis: The director sets out to understand his maternal grandfather, the late Captain Goth (1893-1966). In the process, he had to recreate the ship that was the Captain’s life and great love.

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Title: Loss
Runtime: 3:05 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Olle Viktor Burefors

Nominated: Best Student Short Film + Best Cinematography
Synopsis: It’s 1905 and a married couple, Alice and Henry Thomas, suffer through a loss.

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Title: Holestepper
Runtime: 19:57 min
Country: Peru
Director: Sergio Fernández Muñoz

Nominated: Best International Short Film + Best Actor (Oswaldo Salas)
Synopsis: Angel (Oswaldo Salas), an enthusiastic high school teacher, discovers a website where his students make fun of him and his disability through some strange videos. Mixing the reality and the digital universe adolescent, Angel will be involved in a world hitherto unknown.

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Title: Health - A Constitutional Right
Runtime: 19:57 min
Country: Brazil
Director: Maike Cavalcante, Rodrigo Silva & Stéfane Vanessa

Nominated: Best Drama Short Film
Synopsis: Health has not always been a right guaranteed to the entire Brazilian population. From there, follow the trajectory of public health in Brazil and the different stages of health as a constitutional right.

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Title: Antoinette's Duck
Runtime: 17:04 min
Country: USA
Director: Wayne Paul Mattingly

Nominated: Best Experimental Short Film
Synopsis:  Antoinette’s Duck challenges our capacity for Faith & Good Will while testing our suspicions and cynicism.
A challenged young woman and middle-aged gentleman come together in the park to feed ducks.

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Title: Joanna's Kitchen
Runtime: 10:58 min
Country: Romania
Director: Theo Herghelegiu

Nominated: Best Experimental Short Film
Synopsis:  A young woman presents her weekly culinary podcast – Joanna’s Kitchen; today: Coq au vin.
Nothing unusual, except the fact that she’s pretty tensed, behaving a bit chaotically and confused.

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Title: Words like violence
Runtime: 10:58 min
Country: The Netherlands
Director: Arjan Gebraad

Nominated: Best Music Video
Synopsis: Three dancers are in the same room, but each in their own space. Each character shows glimpses of who she is and how they relate to a monologue-soundtrack that can be heard throughout the movie. For everyone the relationship with the text and the words are different. Gradually the voice breaks down, words tumble and meanings are lost.

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Title: Good night Beatriz
Runtime: 39:59 min
Country: Mexico
Director: Christian Durán

Nominated: Best International Short Film
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Title: Xpendable
Runtime: 29:41 min
Country: USA
Director: Walter Ernest Haussner

Nominated: Best International Short Film + Best Cinematography
Synopsis: 1957. Two crime organizations. Two people sent in to avert a war. Who will walk away?

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Title: How to Avoid Death Forever
Runtime: 26:56 min
Country: United Kingdom
Director: Ella Muscroft

Nominated: Best International Short Film
Synopsis: Aurelia and Teddy meet at a cancer support group and decide too embark on a wild adventure together. A compelling story about human connection and making the most of the time we have.

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Title: Skádja
Runtime: 16:35 min
Country: Norway
Director: Eili Bråstad Johannessen

Nominated: Best LGBTQ Short Film
Synopsis: A powerful meeting between two women brings their inner forces and desires to the surface. Can they overcome their traumas? Skádja is an exploration of nature, spirituality, passion and movement. An indigenous lesbian story from Sápmi about reclaiming one's inner witch.

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Title: The Sanctuary
Runtime: 6:07 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Filip Janeke & Bryndis Arna Sigurdardottir, Per-Allan Axén

Nominated: Best Student Short Film
Synopsis: This is a story about a bench and its important meaning for an old man.

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Title: Complete Surrender
Runtime: 29:14 min
Country: Belgium
Director: Pol Herrmann & Louise Nelstrop

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis: Complete Surrender is a short documentary film that asks the question: what is love? It follows five renowned artists as they explore how two female medieval mystics – Marguerite Porete and Hadewijch – have led them to believe that the answer is 'complete surrender'.

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Title: A Dawn at Minato City
Runtime: 6:49 min
Country: Japan
Director: Sergey Vlasov

Nominated: Best Student Short Film
Synopsis: Talk show where various performers in the entertainment industry are interviewed.

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Title: Edward Osredkar's Entertainer Chat
Runtime: 01:00:39 min
Country: USA
Director: Edward John Osredkar

Nominated: Best  Documentary Feature Film
Synopsis: Talk show where various performers in the entertainment industry are interviewed.

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Title: Deep-Rooted Darkness
Runtime: 9:52 min
Country: Sweden
Director: André Forsström

Nominated: Best Horror Short Film
Synopsis: During the evening, the only child in a family finds out that his parents are serial killers.

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Title: FRESHWATER
Runtime: 51:12 min
Country: USA
Director: Ian Planchon & Lynn Melling

Nominated: Best Documentary Feature Film
Synopsis: Freshwater is a documentary that dives into the cold waters of Lake Superior along Minnesota's North Shore. It contains 10% of Earth's freshwater, yet this massive force of nature remains largely unexplored. One group of people, however, is intimately aware of its power. From the surfers who catch its waves to the scientists who study its depths, learn why Lake Superior is a precious resource that should never be taken for granted.

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Title: SOUR LOVE
Runtime: 3:58 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Cindy Stenberg

Nominated: Best Animation Short Film
Synopsis: A dark and quirky girl falls in love, and tries everything to get his attention, even crime.

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Title: Un amore
Runtime: 11:30 min
Country: Italy
Director: Mary Poltroni

Nominated: Best European Short Film + Best Drama Short Film + Best Director (Mary Poltroni) + Best Actress (Giulia Morgani)
Synopsis: In Calvi, a small town in Umbria, a photographer meets a young woman. The spark of love immediately caught fire between them. They kiss passionately. A moment later, the woman disappears. He looks for her everywhere in the town but he finds her where he least expect it.

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Title: Natal
Runtime: 8:52 min
Country: Austria
Director: Florian Johann Jaritz

Nominated: Best Music Video
Synopsis: A neglected pianist, leaves his run-down apartment in a hurry to get again what once brought him into this situation. This time, his emotional world gets in the way.

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Title: WIDENING RINGS OF BEING
Runtime: 30:00 min
Country: Norway
Director: Elin Osjord

Nominated: Best Experimental Short Film
Synopsis: 15 first time female filmmakers of 9 different nationalities set out to write, direct, and edit their first short films in the conservative Islamic emirate of Qatar. Each wants hers to be selected as one of the top 3 in the Short Film Lab and win filmmaking equipment to make future films.

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Title: To Conseal A Crime
Runtime: 13:22 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Henric Hammarslätt

Nominated: Best Swedish Short Film
Synopsis: A man tries to make justice. The mission is complicated by feelings other than revenge.

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Title: The Dress Code
Runtime: 3:14 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Rikard Westman

Nominated: Best Swedish Short Film
Synopsis: What happens when a lonely man advertises for company, demanding something very…particular?

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Title: Settle
Runtime: 21:15 min
Country: Sweden
Director: William Nicolas fidler

Nominated: Best Sci-Fi Short Film
Synopsis: It's 1976, the cold war lead to a WWIII where the armies used nuclear in Europe. It lead to an apocalypse which made the scandinavian population flee out north.
But one boy ended up in the middle of it, trapped. It's now about three years later, the boy is still active trying to find life while the time is running out. How will it go?

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Title: Where Did The Love Go
Runtime: 26:24 min
Country: Denmark
Director: Bilal Hussain

Nominated: Best International Short Film
Synopsis: A woman suddenly goes missing and the local police have no idea of her whereabouts. Their attention soon turn to a pair of out-of-town suspects, who were involved in the killing of three women a year ago. Will the police be able to find the missing woman before it’s too late?

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Title: Shorts by Shorties
Runtime: 21:52 min
Country: Qatar
Director: Mohana Rajakumar

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis: 15 first time female filmmakers of 9 different nationalities set out to write, direct, and edit their first short films in the conservative Islamic emirate of Qatar. Each wants hers to be selected as one of the top 3 in the Short Film Lab and win filmmaking equipment to make future films.

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Title: The Dream
Runtime: 1:00 min
Country: Spain
Director: Alisa Selishchava

Nominated: Pending...
Synopsis: Sometimes you need to take a deep breath to escape your problems in your fantasies.

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Title: Encounters: The Dinner Party
Runtime: 19:17 min
Country: USA
Director: Luke Pilgrim & Brad Kennedy

Nominated: Best Horror Short Film
Synopsis: Lana is a young professional who wants to make a great impression at her first company dinner party. After discovering she is the only employee invited, her creepy boss and his wife begin an intensive interrogation to prove that she is an extraterrestrial. Lana quickly discovers that impressing her boss might cost more than she bargained for.

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Title: Sisterhood
Runtime: 11:40 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Tobias Kralmark

Nominated: Best LGBQT Short Film
Synopsis: A trans woman discovers that her neighbor, a transphobic CIS woman, is being treated badly by her husband and tries to help her. After first being rejected and then abused by the CIS woman, the trans woman decides to do one last good deed, offering the CIS woman some cake. The warm but tentative gesture leads the CIS woman to examine herself and ask for forgiveness and help.

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Title: The Return of Philip Gun
Runtime: 34:39 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Allan Gutheim

Nominated: Best Swedish Short Film
Synopsis: The mini-series Philip Gun P.I. is created, directed and produced by Allan Gutheim, a Swedish electronic composer and producer. As for the music, Allan is collaborating with his wife Maria.

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Title: Portraits
Runtime: 01:05:00 min
Country: USA
Director: Gianluca Cosentino

Nominated: Best Feature Film
Synopsis: When Ben, a depressed college student, starts dating a girl from his class, his mood lifting causes him to stop taking his medication, which compromises his treatment and his relationship..

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Title:  Eina
Runtime: 21:46 min
Country: Germany
Director: Michael Vella & Tommy Vella

Nominated: Best European Short Film + Best Director (Michael Vella & Tommy Vella) + Best Actress (Sophie Roßfeld)
Synopsis: Her kayak, a cold river and the wilderness.
Will she live up to her high expectations and overcome her doubts? A young woman on a turbulent journey.

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Title: The Embroideresses
Runtime: 7:04 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Bo Fredrik Sjökvist

Nominated: Best Documentary Short Film
Synopsis: Two dancers try to approach previous generations of Swedish women by trying to understand their craft, embroidery. To translate embroidery into dance. What exactly is a cross stitch and can you really walk with a thread? The film follows the two dancers when they dry to develop an embroidery dance performance. Their process is interspersed with interviews with three embroiderers who talk about their love for the craft and the difficulties of making the perfect stitch.

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Title: Sunday Roast
Runtime: 14:13 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Olof Berghe

Nominated: Best Swedish Short Film + Best Actor (Sten Ljunggren)
Synopsis: Holger lives alone in his apartment. When 60 years younger Anna moves into the same stairwell, he invites her to a Sunday dinner. What first appears to be a nice dinner is gradually changing into something else. Sunday Roast is about mental disorders and revolves around the conflict between curiosity, obligation and danger.

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Title: THE ROLE OF A LIFETIME
Runtime: 13:56 min
Country: France
Director: Marc SAEZ

Nominated: Best International Short Film + Best Director (Marc SAEZ) + Best Actress (Véronique PICCIOTTO) + Best Actor (Olivier HÉMON)
Synopsis: A man, a woman, a payback.

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Title: My Friend Alpaca
Runtime: 5:30 min
Country: Ukraine
Director: Maxim Balter

Nominated: Best European Short Film
Synopsis: On the eve of the new year, nine-year-old daughter Anya tries to make peace between her parents.
Social drama.

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Title: Natura Magica
Runtime: 4:04 min
Country: Nigeria
Director: Omowonuola Motunrayo Olaogun

Nominated: Best International Short Film
Synopsis: In Africa, the art of hand crafting on fabrics dates a few centuries back. Preserving the heritage of hand woven cotton and the tradition of hand made prints from Mali to Nigeria by passing on the savoir-faire to today's younger generation is an epitome of sustainability.

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Title: Come Find Me
Runtime: 12:55 min
Country: USA
Director: Nela Wagman

Nominated: Best Drama + Best Director (Nela Wagman)
Synopsis: A sensitive five-year-old girl searches for comfort and ballast when a tragic event engulfs her family in grief. In a futile search for support, she drifts into a world of fantasy.

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Title: Grandma's bread
Runtime: 13:25 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Vonnie Larsson

Nominated: Best Swedish Short Film
Synopsis: A woman’s perspective of the Swedish Torne valley culture from childhood during the 90’s to early noughties, adulthood and into 2050, told through the creation of a traditional Torne valley bread that takes her through space and time.

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Title: I wanted a family
Runtime: 10:12 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Irene Altagracia Perez Lopez

Nominated: Best Animation Short Film
Synopsis: A desire to have a family becomes a nightmare. The man becomes more and more violent and crazy. The woman leaves the relationship, but has to live with the consequences of the breakup long after the separation. A film about physical, sexual, psychological and financial violence and how it affects an entire family.

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Title: Stockholm
Runtime: 5:46 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Oliver S. Drake

Nominated: Best Swedish Short Film + Best Director (Oliver S. Drake)
Synopsis: Stockholm" is a short film that finds its way into the mind of seemingly ordinary people and reveal their innermost darkness. The film takes place during a day, where we follow three people who are dealing and not dealing with the consequences of the threat of a world war. Reality seems to be catching up with the superficial which formed the basis of their lives. What is really important?

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Title: Aiken Trilogy
Runtime: 11:25 min
Country: Italy
Director: Luca Coassin

Nominated: Best Experimental Short Film + Best Cinematography
Synopsis: Trilogy of musical short films. The protagonist is Aiken, a cold and ruthless killer from a secret agency. After his daughter’s death, destroyed by grief, when he has to kill the target, who in turn has a daughter, hesitates and gives up killing. Now deprived of a reason to live, he is no longer focused and during a second mission is captured, tortured, and buried alive by another killer.

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Title: "World's best animal welfare"
Runtime: 3:00 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Robin Jonsson

Nominated: Best Animation Short Film
Synopsis: The Swedes pride themselves on animal welfare and believe it's the best in the world. But is it really? Here are three chickens in different parts of life in a factory farm to tell you their stories. In this film, Djurens Rätt shows you the reality chicken producers don't want you to see.

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Title: Scarpedicemente

Runtime: 01:26:00 min
Country: Canada
Director: John Vamvas & Victoria Sanchez

Nominated: Best Feature Film + Best Cinematography
Synopsis:
"A work of art...a magnificent achievement." Emmy and Peabody Award Winner, William Mastrosimone.

Delusional gangster Luigi Scarpedicemente and his wife, Holly, sneak off to a desert Vegas motel to avoid bodyguards Ricco & Rocco and celebrate their one year wedding anniversary. What's the worst that can happen? A dark comedy that pays homage to classic cinema!

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Title: Yule Cat

Runtime: 4:30 min
Country: Sweden
Writer: Albin Glasell

Nominated: Best Horror Short Film + Best Cinematography
Synopsis:
The night before Christmas, an Icelandic family is struck by an evil that lurks in the dark.

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Title: Little Boy (Working Title)
Country: Germany
Writer: Jennifer Chiara Skov

Nominated: Pending...
Synopsis: oming of Age. A teenage boy is struggling to find his identity within the structures of a very "dominantly masculine" peer group . He fits in on the surface, as he is physically strong. He fulfills the physical attributes of "the stereotypical masculine young man". Yet he can't identify fully with the group's external behaviors. And feels different from them internally. He's an observer. A listener. Not afraid of his emotions. Empathetic. And doesn't quite fit into just one box or label.

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Title: Magnetism
Country: USA
Writer: Miriam Freund

Nominated: Best Script Feature Film
Synopsis: After being tricked into having an affair, a demented, serial killer college professor struggles to win his wife and daughter back while exacting revenge on every woman that crosses his path.

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Title: As Scared As You
Country: USA
Writer: Jesse Dorian

Nominated: Best Script Feature Film
Synopsis: A twenty-something male “drifter” antihero, and a young blind woman become caged prisoners at a bed and breakfast in small-town northern California, where the drifter’s violent, malignant actions prior, push a group of malicious locals-- along with their two animalistic, basement-held zombified residents, dressed as a dog and a clown-- to seek vengeance.

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Title: The First Z
Country: USA
Writer: Genevieve Sipperley

Nominated: Best Script Feature Film
Synopsis: While a group of adventurers scout through a lost city’s ancient ruins, a young explorer falls for a mysterious local with a twisting secret and soon her team is confined with a curse that caused the first of the walking dead, which leads the team searching for a relic that will free the city before they also become decayed humans trapped for eternity.

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Title: In Sign of my Love
Country: Italy
Writer: Emanuele La Placa

Nominated: Best Script Short Film
Synopsis: Francesco is a journalist, he is married to Serena and they have no children, in his free time he loves to walk along the beach with his dog, one morning during the walk the man finds a ring on the sand, it is a wedding ring, he comes home and shows the ring to his wife. Serena reads the names of the bride and groom and the date of their wedding and convinces Francesco to look for the rightful owner to return the lost ring. Together they will manage to find the people involved but, inevitably, they will also discover their bitter fate.

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Title: The Years of Darkness
Country: Italy
Writer: Jacopo Alpi

Nominated: Best Script Feature Film
Synopsis: How many secrets have a place closed for 50 years? How much can they influence the people? Are they inventions or stories?
A journey of three researchers digs deep into the past of an abandoned children's asylum.

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Title: Girl Squad
Country: USA
Writer: Miriam Freund

Nominated: Best Script Feature Film
Synopsis: Gwen, 29, struggles to find herself throughout the chaos and pandemonium that is relationships, friendships, and work life. This is a romantic comedy and a story that proves a woman can have it all, if she so desires.

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Title: The Spanish Exquisition
Country: Canada
Writer: Tiffany Colling

Nominated: Best Script Short Film
Synopsis: A true story about a screenwriter and her adventures at The Love and Hope International Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain.

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Title: Sven
Country: USA
Writer: Jesse Dorian

Nominated: Best Script Feature Film
Synopsis: A 6-foot tall humanoid-primate from the Amazon rainforest, called a “chilamasman,” the last of its species-- and an intense, deeply troubled, mentally unstable American adult male are both held captive by a U.S. government-funded program performing a psychological experiment, forcing the two of them to live together inside a single, maximum security containment habitat— and replica— of a modern-day condominium apartment.

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Title: Bombshell (working title) => The Kaiserhof Hotel
Country: Australia
Writer: Ludwig Leidig, Brett Williams, Yuri Joakimidis

Nominated: Pending...
Synopsis: Beautiful undercover half-Jewish socialite Barbara Goette hatches a scheme to assassinate Adolf Hitler after witnessing Nazi brutality over many years and the murderous Gestapo gives chase.

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Title: A WRITER IN THE DARKNESS
Country: Italy
Writer: GIUSEPPE DE VUONO

Nominated: Best Script Short Film
Synopsis: Victor Nolan, a successful writer, moves with his wife to an Irish small town in search of new inspiration. People consumed by envy and jealousy spy on his every movement. He starts getting strange and threatening messages from a mysterious person who accuses him of murder.

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Title: Hotel
Country: USA
Writer: Genevieve Sipperley

Nominated: Best Script Short Film
Synopsis: A recently divorced woman and a widower have a chance meeting at a hotel where they defy cliche and form a unique bond.

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Title: Robbers In A Wheelchair
Country: Denmark
Writer: Bilal Hussain

Nominated: Best Script Short Film

Synopsis: A couple decides to rob houses in a wheelchair in order to payback an Irish drug dealer who they owe money too.

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Title: Lactown
Runtime: 23:46 min
Country: USA
Director: Samuel Carl Cohen

Nominated: Best Experimental Short Film
Synopsis: A wheelchair bound old man tries to get his and his son's life on the right track, but his stubborn son has his own spiritual crisis.

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Title: Ese Día (That Day)
Country: USA
Writer: Alycya Magana

Nominated: Best Script Short Film
Synopsis: Six months after her father's deportation and disappearance, a young girl befriends an alien who crash lands in her small Texas town.

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Title: Jumalauta
Runtime: 2:24 min
Country: Finland
Director: Karri Esala

Nominated: Best Animation Short Film
Synopsis: An alcohol-thirsty fellow seeks for a drink. Unbeknownst to him, his recklessness manifests into violence towards those around him.

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Title: Thursday's Blink
Country: USA
Writer: Genevieve Sipperley

Nominated: Best Script Feature Film
Synopsis: Melancholy Shea meets an outspoken, yet mysterious woman named Lux one night at a dive bar the weekend of his wedding and they spend the entire night talking about intimate things and getting to know each other better, as well as themselves, which leads Shea at moments to question himself and his upcoming lifetime commitment.

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Title: The Struggle
Runtime: 4:00 min
Country: USA
Director: Keith Armonaitis

Nominated: Best International Short Film
Synopsis: Adulting is hard. Morning is harder.

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Title: PROLIX
Runtime: 22:00 min
Country: USA
Director: Sal Rodriguez

Nominated: Best Experimental Short FIlm
Synopsis: A brief piece exploring consciousness, alienation, and death.

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Title: Escape
Runtime: 9:47 min
Country: USA
Director: Monika Abate

Nominated: Best Drama Short Film Best Actress (Monika Abate)
Synopsis: A short film about a woman who escapes prison in an effort to prove her innocence.

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Title: To Embrace
Runtime: 23:43 min
Country: India
Director: TRIDIP KAKOTY

Nominated: Best LGBQT Short Film
Synopsis: Differing perceptions based on different personalities is absolutely a matter of personal orientation. How one perceives a subject is completely unique and we cannot term the same to be wrong, even though this might not be in conjunction to the societal norms.

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Title: The Giant with a House 2
Runtime: 11:26 min
Country: Hong Kong
Director: Sin-hong Chan

Nominated: Best Animation Short Film
Synopsis: This is a post-apocalyptic fantasy story. Talking about the journey of a big giant carrying a house with a small girl. This time they found a Ferris wheel, a roller coaster, and a glowing modern metropolitan city in the wasteland.

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Title: Anxiety Overcome
Runtime: 17:30 min
Country: Luxembourg
Director: Philippe Hamelle

Nominated:  Best European Short Film + Best Director (Philippe Hamelle)
Synopsis: After winning a hard battle against depression, Oliver now suffers from insurmountable and inexplicable fear. After much reluctance, he finally consults with a psychotherapist hoping to find the diagnosis and answers he needs. It's the beginning of an unexpected and extraordinary journey for him.

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Title: Letter from professor V
Runtime: 8:17 min
Country: Italy
Director: Jean-Luc Servino

Nominated: Best LGBQT Short Film
Synopsis: Marco and Vittoria are a couple of university students. She is tied and attracted to the elderly Professor V and accepts his dinner invitation.

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Title: DECLAMATION

Runtime: 19:30 min
Country: Czech Republic
Director: Axel Cheb Terrab

Nominated: Best Horror Short Film 

Synopsis: After crossing the line and eating from the forbidden fruit, Gringa feels that she is being monitored by someone else. Soon she will encounter herself with the happiness, love, hate and violence that exists in the small utopic island she lives in, portraying a character she is not, and under the gaze of someone else.

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Title: Bruce
Runtime: 9:38 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Adrian Gawell

Nominated: Best Student Short Film
Synopsis: In order to reignite their relationship, a woman brings in a medium to help her boyfriend get over the sudden loss of their dog, something that has unforeseen consequences.

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Title: On The Inside

Runtime: 6:00 min
Country: Norway
Director: Pål Gustavsen

Nominated: Best Horror Short Film
Synopsis:
A young man leaves his house to go for a walk in the quiet and sunny neighborhoood. Suddenly, seemingly out of nowhere, people start running after him, with fierce determination.

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Title: They Took Everything
Runtime: 4:26 min
Country: USA
Director: The professor , Kutcha

Nominated: Best Student Short Film
Synopsis: When two friends try to avoid paying taxes in order to survive, they realize much too late that their choice was not a great one. Now, they are faced with running from the law and hiding from possible jail time. How they handle their situation turns into more bad decision making which only puts them in a deeper hole with no way out but to face the situation head-on.

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Title: Let's Throw Mommy Away

Runtime: 9:27 min
Country: Finland
Director: Elina Auvinen

Nominated: Best Student Short Film
Synopsis:
Two sisters, Meeri and Tuula, arrive at their late mother’s apartment to clean it out. The two sisters have a very different approach to the task, Tuula is brisk and efficient, Meeri is extremely sad and doesn’t want to let go of her memories. Everything seems to remind her of the past, and the late mother.

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Title: The Spaces Within

Runtime: 6:03 min
Country: USA
Director: Jessica Gomula-Kruzic

Nominated: Best Music Video
Synopsis:
The Spaces Within is a dance-for-camera work in which contemporary dance movements are intertwined with an ancient traditional movement form, in a quest to find universal elements within each. The site-specific choreography embodies the Yi Jin Jing movement form while responding to it from a contemporary perspective, creating a visual poem with dancers solidly rooted in the ground while embracing emptiness, a yin and yang of holding firm and opening up.

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Title: Horizon
Runtime: 15:00 min
Country: Italy
Director: Daniele De Muro

Nominated: Best Horror Short Film + Best Actor (Carlo Porru)
Synopsis: In the borderlands, crossed by climate refugees looking for safety, men face their primordial nature, in a bleak reality where the law of the strongest rules the world. Hidden in an underground shelter and resigned to his fate, the main character observes the definitive decline of society as it surrender to the evil nature of men, until a special encounter, interpreted as a divine sign of light, turns on his faith and hope for the future of humanity.

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Title: Perry
Country: USA
Writer: RJ Watson

Nominated: Best Script Feature Film
Synopsis:
A mother and daughter from Connecticut and a victim of sex trafficking from Haiti are drawn into a dangerous web of exploitation on the streets of San Francisco.

While not based on a true story, the characters are amalgams of real people and documented cases. It is the tragic story of love and innocence destroyed by dark forces and contains echoes of the Persephone and Demeter myth.

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Title: Shivering wall
Runtime: 4:02 min
Country: Taiwan
Director: Tseng Yu Chin

Nominated: Best Experimental Short Film
Synopsis:It’s a self-examined process for assess your present time. In the regular bass sound surround space, you could find there’s a few teenagers are having a madness house party, and there’s a girl awake but exhausted for being there. There’s a slightly smog or light gently but regularly move in the space. The smog represented a spiritual inside a space. It could be the spiritual from you or others. It’s like you are just in a conference or a party and suddenly there’s something pull your spirit away from your body. It makes you look at yourself in a different angle, but you’re still in the group. What would you do and what’s the connection between you and others?

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Title: Argent Glass (feat. Char)
Runtime: 4:02 min
Country: Japan
Director: Katsuyuki Nakanishi

Nominated: Best Music Video
Synopsis: In November 1967, in Honmoku, Yokohama, a guy (Shinsuke Kato) is chasing his dream of becoming famous while performing live, but it is not coming true. One day, he breaks his cherished silver glass, and after gathering up the shards, he drove off somewhere.

Title: FROM BELOW
Runtime: 11:42 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Cindy Stenberg

Nominated: Best Horror Short Film + Best Actress (Annika Forslund Rimbléus) + Best Director (Cindy Stenberg)
Synopsis: A woman scared of the basement, challenges herself to go down to do her laundry.. but something horrifying has gotten in there too – and it’s hungry.

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Title: Shelter
Runtime: 15:00 min
Country: Italy
Director:
Lorenzo Scalzo

Nominated: Best Sci-Fi Short Film + Best Director (Lorenzo Scalzo)
Synopsis: A man and a boy, united by chance, wander through a desolate world following the signal of a compass that should lead them to a bunker, safe from the horrors of the outside.

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