TrameIndipendenti

International Independent Short Film Festival
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Main Rules

  • Runtime of 15 minutes or less including credits;
  • Produced after 01/01/2020;
  • Must not have participated in the previous editions of “TRAme Indipendenti;
  • All films, except those in Italian, must have English subtitles;
  • The short film can be of any kind; the materials received will be divided into the following categories: "narratives", "documentaries" and "animations";

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Our Jury

Michele Sinisi


Actor, theater director, and playwright. For the cinema he acted, among others, in Palazzina LAF by Riondino and Esterno notte by Bellocchio.

 

Alberto Iorio


Filmmaker and editor. He collaborates with Cinema Arsenale, helping with artistic direction and programming, creating content for social media and reorganizing the Cineclub's audiovisual archive.

 

Luca Cappelli


Editor of documentaries and fiction. His films have been awarded and presented at numerous international festivals including Venice, Sundance and Berlin.

 

Roberto Merlino


Artistic Director of “Corte Tripoli Cinematografica”, he was National President of FEDIC (Italian Federation of Film Clubs) for 3 years.

 

Nicola Trabucco


Director, videomaking teacher at the University of Pisa, scientific technician at the Multimedia Laboratory of the Department of Civilizations and Forms of Knowledge.

 

1586

Short Movies Selected

38

Competing Countries

14

Awards Awarded

99

Public Screening

Hall of Fame

Suite Night
Suite Night

Jury Prize

Suite Night

Suite Night

  • Director: Mahtab Pishghadam
  • Country: Iran
  • Year: 2022
  • Genre: drama

Yasi and raha , two girls whom rejected by everyone and everything. Yasi tried everything she could to make the last appoinment to raha before shes taken to solitary confinement. Raha fears of the rumors that if a girl is virgin before her execution, her virginity must be taken by a man, more than she fears death. Yasi does everything in her power not let her girlfriend get executed!

Corruption on Earth
Corruption on Earth

Jury Prize

Corruption on Earth

Corruption on Earth

  • Director: Omid Mirnour
  • Country: Iran
  • Year: 2022
  • Genre: satire

The short film titled “Corruption on Earth” is about a fictional award ceremony for the “Best Regime in the World”. The prize is awarded to Iran. The excellent political and social achievements of the political leadership were praised in a laudatory speech. In an emotional acceptance speech, Iran's supreme political leader Ali Khamenei insists on going into detail about his regime's excellent achievements in person. The filmic recordings are mixed with real cell phone recordings of the current Iran protests and in this way combine reality and fiction, they are intended to leave the viewer in a state of emotional chaos.

 

Azul
Azul

Jury Prize 2022

Azul

Azul

  • Director: Emilio Martínez-Borso
  • Country: Spain
  • Year: 2021
  • Genre: drama

A few days before the fight for the Muay Thay european title, Lydia must face an unexpected dilemma that will make her make a choice that will force her to fight her worst rival yet… herself.

 

La vera storia della partita di nascondino più grande del mondo
La vera storia della partita di nascondino più grande del mondo

Audience Prize 2022

La vera storia della partita di nascondino più grande del mondo

La vera storia della partita di nascondino più grande del mondo

  • Director: Paolo Bonfadini, Irene Cotroneo, Davide Morando
  • Country: Italy
  • Year: 2021
  • Genre: mockumentary

Every year, Serravalle Langue is the traditional setting for the World’s Biggest Hide-And-Seek Game. All its inhabitants hide to honor the memory of the partisans who were forced to disappear to save themselves and the Country, during the Resistance.

 

Polter
Polter

Jury Prize 2021

Polter

Polter

  • Director: Álvaro Vicario
  • Country: Spain
  • Year: 2020
  • Genre: comedy

Cast:  Belén González, José Lozano, Iván Muelas
José faces a paranormal event that breaks into his home. As he fights for his life against the supernatural powers, Jose will have to discover the secret behind the phenomena if he wishes to regain control of his home.
Runtime: 10 min

 

 

Roberto
Roberto

Audience Prize 2021

Roberto

Roberto

  • Director: Carmen Córdoba González
  • Country: Spain
  • Year: 2020
  • Genre: animation

15 have passed and Roberto is still in love with his neighbor, but she prefers to hide ashamed of her body. With his art and an old clothesline as the only ways of communication, Roberto has a plan to push his beloved for face her monsters at once.
Runtime: 9 min

 

 

Cover
Cover

Jury Prize 2020

Cover

Cover

  • Director: Vahid Alvandifar
  • Country: Iran
  • Year: 2019
  • Genre: comedy

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

 

Bless me, Father
Bless me, Father

Audience Prize 2020

Bless me, Father

Bless me, Father

  • Director: Boubkar Benzabat
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2020
  • Genre: comedy

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

 

Forouzan
Forouzan

Jury Prize 2019

Forouzan

Forouzan

  • Director: Mirabbas Khosravinezhad
  • Country: Iran
  • Year: 2018
  • Genre: drama

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.
Runtime: 12 min

 

Repercussion
Repercussion

Audience Prize 2019

Repercussion

Repercussion

  • Director: Negin Homayounpour
  • Country: Iran
  • Year: 2018
  • Genre: drama

Cast: Ammar Tafti, Maryam Elhamian
A family is watching a war movie suddenly , they experience the same events
Runtime: 4 min

 

Chimère
Chimère

Jury Prize 2018

Chimère

Chimère

  • Director: Nathan Vaillant
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2017
  • Genre: drama

Cast: Sarah Perriez
After committing a professional misconduct, Anna returns home and discovers the infidelity of her husband.
Runtime: 16 min

 

Insects
Insects

Audience Prize 2018

Insects

Insects

  • Director: Gianluca Manzetti
  • Country: Italy
  • Year: 2018
  • Genre: comedy

Cast: Alessandro Haber, Carlo Luca De Ruggieri, Mauro Racanati, Alice Papes
When a house alarm rings, the owner's nephew, an old unstable neighbor and the block's security guard find themselves locked in a vortex of misunderstandings and violence.
Runtime: 20 min

 

Rabie Chetwy
Rabie Chetwy

Jury Prize 2017

Rabie Chetwy

Rabie Chetwy

  • Director: Mohamed Kamel
  • Country: Egypt
  • Year: 2015
  • Genre: drama

Cast: Ahmed Kamal, Eman Moustafa
Nour, is a schoolgirl that lives alone with her dad, goes through a crisis on the arrival of her puberty, and cannot tell her dad and her dad didn't understand the changes that occurred in her life, which results in tension between them.
Runtime: 16 min

 

Gionatan con la G
Gionatan con la G

Audience Prize 2017

Gionatan con la G

Gionatan con la G

  • Director: Gianluca Santoni
  • Country: Italy
  • Year: 2016
  • Genre: drama

Cast: Eduardo Scarpetta, Eleonora Belcamino, Luis Dobre, Gianluca
Jonathan is nine years old with the eyes of an adult. In an emergency room, he waits for his mother to have old wounds on her face checked. With candy in hand and a terrible idea in his head, Jonathan decides to escape. His house is located in the area of the Ponte di Nona - a suburb of Rome, where the bright colors of the buildings contrast with the discomfort that surrounds them - where little Gionatan finds Secco, a criminal, and persuades him to follow him, saying he saw some men beating her little brother.
Runtime: 15 min

 

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