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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

International Competition: Short Films - Programme 1

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Designed to support the next big names and offering spectators a new wave of talent, the three short film programmes (fiction, documentary and animation) presented at FIFF are the perfect opportunity to discover new cinematic movements straight out of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
The short films selected for FIFF's 35th edition are grouped in programmes 1, 2 and 3 of the International Competition: Short Films.

Online Q&A with directors: 17.07 at 14:00, 22.07at 15:00 and 23.07 at 18:00

 

Housemaid

Tor looks after a beautiful villa in Thailand, as well as the family's son, Pond. A gentle, tender and intimate depiction of the daily routine they have shared since his birth, but which is destined to change.

2019 A Renaissance (short, awarded at Feel The Reel International Film Festival)
2018 Seeking a Blue Robin (short)
2017 The Maiden in the Woods (short)
  • 20 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Thai
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Prach Rojanasinwilai
Cinematography
Ray Sreshthaputra
Editing
Prach Rojanasinwilai
Cast
Thankorn Kanlayawuttipong
Ranee Promyong
Sahajak Boonthanakit
Supitcha Chaisongsawat
Producer
Siravich Uekrongtham
Prach Rojanasinwilai
Prach Rojanasinwilai
Print Contact
Ray Sreshthaputra

Sunrise in My Mind Tngaireah knong chet

Pich works in beauty parlour in Phnom Penh. Late one evening, a young delivery boy drops in for a shampoo. A tender, sensual and bubbly romance.

2019 Production manager: Last Night I Saw You Smiling (documentary)
2018 A Million Years (short, awarded in Hamburg and Singapore)
2015 Assistant production manager: Diamond Island (selected in Cannes)
  • 13 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Khmer
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Danech San
Cinematography
Jeremiah Overman
Editing
Aacharee Ungsriwong
Music
Jérôme Harré
Sound
Vincent Villa
Cast
Vicheka Yorn
Madeza Chhem
Bopha Neng
Chanra Chin
Producer
Davy Chou, Anti-Archive
Daniel Mattes, Anti-Archive
Anti-Archive
Print Contact
Anti-Archive

Made in China

The COVID-19 public health crisis forces a couple who have recently met on an online dating app to quarantine together. Their union will have a bizarre and outlandish consequence.

2020 Rangos II (music short)
2020 Asylum: Twisted Horror and Fantasy Tales (anthology film)
2016 M.A.M.O.N. (Monitor Against Mexicans Over Nationwide) (short)
2014 Ultraton 16'' (short)
  • 7 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Spanish
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Ale Damiani
Cinematography
Diego Rosenblatt
Editing
Mathias Chumino & Andres Borotra
Music
Pekeno77 & Agustin Fossemale
Sound
Gabriel Guerrero
Cast
Annasofia Facello
Miguel Montedonico
Producer
Leticia Almeida
Aparato
Pardelion & Alice Films
Print Contact
Aparato
Leticia Almeida

False Ceiling

A young couple damages the ceiling of a car park, but cannot decide whether to come clean or hide their act from the neighbours. Snow Therapy, Iranian style, and the story of the transition to adulthood.

  • Mohsen Najafi Mehri
    Filmobiography
  • fiction
  • Iran
  • 2020
  • European Premiere
2019 Pumice (documentary short)
2019 Four Pillars (documentary short)
2017 I Play, You Pay (documentary)
2016 Little Big Land (documentary short)
2015 Vibrate (short)
2014 Fat Bald with Mustache (documentary short)
  • 19 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Persian
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Mohsen Najafi Mehri
Fatemeh Darbari
Cinematography
Majid Mohammadgholi
Editing
Mohsen Najafi Mehri
Music
Benyamin Zarifi
Sound
Arash Najafian
Hossein Ghoorchian
Cast
Mohammadreza Ghaffari
Sogol Khaligh
Alireza Ostadi
Babak Behshad
Producer
Mohsen Najafi Mehri
Mohsen Najafi Mehri
Print Contact
Mohsen Najafi Mehri

Tradition

Circumcision is a mandatory rite of passage in Kyrgyzstan. It is a source of pride for boys who are in a hurry to become men. Due to his parents' negligence, one young boy finds himself outside the group.

2019 Diploma as a film director from the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University
2018 Elevator (short)
  • 14 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Kirghiz
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Zhanuzak Mamytov
Cinematography
Bekzat Turatbek uulu
Editing
Nargiza Mamatkulova
Music
Ordo sahna
Sound
Hayrulla Rahmatilla uulu
Cast
Erbolot Alisher uulu
Sanjar Sadykov
Producer
Stambulbek Mambetaliev
Zhanuzak Mamytov
Cine Promo
Print Contact
Cine Promo

Nahid

In Iran, the traditional and patriarchal society does not permit death notices to bear the image of the deceased. Nahid embarks on a revolution, even though she knows that she will incur the wrath of her family.

Cinema Studies
  • 13 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Turkish, English,
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Samad Alizadeh
Cinematography
Amir Pourhekmat
Editing
Samad Alizadeh
Sound
Hossein Ghorchian
Cast
Firouz Agheli
Laya Mirnasiry
Sharhrzad Shakourian
Mehdi Heydari
Producer
Reza Nosrati Habibi, KAAFFILM
Kaaffilm
Print Contact
Midia Kiasat


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