The short films selected
in the 4th edition

Giorgio Arcelli Fontana

American Marriage

Country: USA
Year: 2019
Cast: Giorgio Arcelli Fontana, Lori Hammel
Leonardo, an Italian immigrant who lives in New York, marries a Latina woman, Nikki, to obtain the American greencard. Through the comedy of it all Nikki and Leo fall in love “for real” but it looks like "Uncle Sam" will be the one to have the last laugh.
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 15 min

Dekel Berenson

Anna

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2019
Cast: Svetlana Barandich, Anastasia Vyazovskaya, Eric R. Gilliatt, Alina Chornogub, Liana Khobelia, Istan Rozumny, Pavel Levitsky
Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine, Anna is an aging single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 15 min

Marcus Carlsson

Anna and Tomas Getting a Divorce

Country: Sweden
Year: 2019
Cast: Jenny Ellegård, Magnus Sundberg, Jennifer Karlberg
Anna and Tomas have decided to divorce, but the journey to the lawyer is bound by doubt and strong ties between them.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 13 min

 

Boubkar Benzabat

Bless me, Father

Country: France
Year: 2020
A man goes to the church in order to confess his last sin to an exasperated young priest.
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 12 min

 

Francesco Castellaneta

Chedly

Country: Italy
Year: 2019
Cast: Chedly Baccouche, Giovanni Garofalo, Nicolas Capriati, Angelo Cariello
Chedly is a young Italian – Tunisian pizza maker who works in the restaurant of his father. To make the money for reach his mother, who had returned to Tunisia years earlier, he turns to his cousin Nicolas, a drug dealer in a local gang. He scams the leader of the gang and, while he re-establishes the relationships with his father, he suffers the consequences of his scams.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 15 min

 

Orson Cornick

Choker

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2019
Cast: Elena Kordelas, James Bailey
As a girl drops from the sky onto a crowded beach, a mysterious man drives at breakneck speed towards her.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 4 min

Vahid Alvandifar

Cover

Country: Iran
Year: 2019
Cast: Yousef Yazdani, Hadi Eftekharzade, Hamed Nasaji, Babak Rezapour
Everyone has a reason to cover up the truth.
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 15 min

 

Alireza Ghasemi

Extra Sauce

Country: Germany
Year: 2019
Hans, a mediocre heartbroken actor, is greeted by an Angel of Death after attempting suicide an hour before his play's premiere.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 14 min

 

Mehdi Fard Ghaderi

Sinful Pleasures

Country: Iran
Year: 2019
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 15 min

 

Casper Lind

Stars in the sky

Country: Denmark
Year: 2019
Cast: Jørn Holstein
A retired astrophysicist has invented a special machine that can turn people's materialistic memories into stars in the sky. The story takes place on a day in this man's life where he is dealing with the loss of someone, who were special for other people.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 9 min

 

John Gray

The Desecrated

Country: USA
Year: 2018
Cast: Stacey Farber, Marica Moran
A young morgue attendant working the night shift encounters an unwelcome visitor.
Genre: Horror
Runtime: 8 min

Alberto Marchiori

The leak

Country: Italy
Year: 2020
Cast: Anna Cianca, Andrea Pergolesi
Maria has always played the part of the caring mother and grandmother. Which is what everyone expected from her. A simple question opens her eyes, she realises that she needs an authentic friendship. For the first time, she asks for help.
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 10 min

 

Shoresh vakili

The Stain

Country: Iran
Year: 2019
Cast: Fereydoun Ansari
The old man of the cinema salon cleaner after the release of the movie takes care of the stain on the screen...
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 13 min


Category Animations

  • Across the universe
    Andrea Moneta
    Italy
  • Malakout
    Farnoosh Abedi
    Iran
  • Il tuffo di Marianna
    Gianfrancesco Iacono
    Italy
  • Muedra
    Cesar Díaz Meléndez
    Spain
  • Plastic stories
    Emilia Martinelli
    Italy
  • The fox of palmgrove
    Divakar SK
    India
  • Twelve minutes of rain
    Fabio Teriaca
    Italy

Category Documentaries

  • Partenopea
    Stratos Cotugno
    Italy
  • Briganti
    Fabrizio Urso, Bruno Urso
    Italy
  • Butterfly man
    Enis Manaz
    Turkey
  • Enzo
    Pasquale Napolitano
    Italy
  • Under the water
    Davide Lupinetti
    Italy
  • You're all invited
    Diego Monfredini
    Italy