The short films selected
in the 3rd edition

Pierluigi Braca, Luigi Montebello

Midnight

Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Cast: Emanuel Caserio, Marco Imparato, Roberto Adriani
Fiumicino. 1996. Two lovers, one game. The violent end of a relationship through the faces of a dice.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 7 min

 

Giuseppe Alessio Nuzzo

The same name

Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Cast: Mariano Rigillo, Anna Teresa Rossini, Marco Rosso Cacciapuoti, Fabiola Dalla Chiara
Inspired by a true story. A tale of an endless love, a trip to the past, a man prisoner of his human, horizontal and ground place. Determined to leave, through memories, for a new and unexplored "vanishing point".
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 7 min

 

Cristian Scardigno

Her world

Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Cast: Gaya Oggiano, Blazenka Pane
A 7 year old child walks in an airport restroom. In a few minutes her life changes dramatically.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 10 min

 

Iacopo Di Girolamo

N

Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Cast: Mariano Rigillo, Anna Teresa Rossini, Marco Rosso Cacciapuoti, Fabiola Dalla Chiara
An expressionist nightmare in which an inventor and his colleague test the ‘Automaton’, a machine able to create things from nothing. The machine works perfectly as long as the items it’s asked to create start with the letter N...in German. The results of the test will be predictably catastrophic.
Genre: Sci-fi, Fantasy, Drama, Experimental, Silent
Runtime: 13 min

 

Nicolas Morganti Patrignani

Departures

Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Cast: Giorgio Colangeli, Valeria Cavalli, Alessandra Masi, Fabiola Dalla Chiara
Ludovico accepted the tough choice of his sick wife to be left to die. It takes some time to let him find the courage to reveal their daughter the truth through memories.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 15 min

 

Mirabbas Khosravinezhad

Forouzan

Country: Iran
Year: 2018
Cast: Forouzan Rezaeiyan, Fariba Sagvand, Eedi Ali Nedjad, Fabiola Dalla Chiara, Maryam Ahmadi, Ahmad Reza Naderi, Alayhe NAderi
A woman was living in a village with her two small kids. The thieves want to rob her cattle but she finds it out.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 12 min

 

Carmelo Segreto

Humam

Country: Italy
Year: 2019
Cast: Aniello Arena, Miloud M. Benamara
Humam is an Algerian immigrant who is forced to work the most varied jobs in Italy to be able to support his family back home. One day his biggest fear comes to life dragging him through a moment of terror.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 12 min

 

Negin Homayounpour

Repercussion

Country: Iran
Year: 2018
Cast: Ammar Tafti, Maryam Elhamian
A family is watching a war movie suddenly , they experience the same events
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 4 min

 

Christophe Granger

Maria Sur Le Fil

Country: France
Year: 2019
Cast: Mariella Parisi
To get her daughter back and avoid sinking, Maria has to fight, against everyone and herself.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 15 min

 

Marco Brunelli

Misophonia

Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Cast: Luigi Franzese
The trill of an alarm clock. The drops of a tranquilizer in a glass of water. A razor scratches the shaving foam on the skin. Sounds. Obsessive, invasive, amplified. It is a pain. A sharp pain in the ear.
Zeno walks in the forest with a microphone, a tape recorder and a pair of headphones. He collects the sounds of nature, the wind, the leaves, his steps. And the steps of someone else chasing him.
Genre: Psycho Thriller, Horror, Thriller, Mistery, Experimental
Runtime: 7 min

 

Andrea Purgatori

They Sell

Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Cast: Ashraf Barhom, Alessandro Haber, Maddalena Causati, Mingo De Pasquale
Puglia, 1946. Cosimo is a shoemaker, bent by his debts and his wife's escape with an Afroamerican soldier. Left alone with his daughter Giulia, try as he can to give her strength and make her smile. One evening they go to the circus; when the clown makes her take a first pony ride, the man is amazed at the child's innate ability. Giulia is happy. Cosimo will then find a way to give her that special gift: the last and extreme gesture of love. But their lives will change forever.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 15 min

 

Nicola Zapparoli

La Fuga

Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Cast: Demetra Avincola, Alessio Giovo, Pio Luigi Piscicelli
La Fuga is the story of a walking chase that takes place in the heart of the night of Rome and which has as its protagonists an unconventional girl and a gigantic man.
The girl is escaping in a way that is more mental than physical. It's an incoherent and inconclusive run motivated by the indefinite feeling of terror and need that the victim tries against his persecutor.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 11 min