European Film Awards 2

29 April 2017 – 14:00 – Flagey

Discover 3 programs composed of awarded shorts coming from famous film festivals such as Berlin, Venice or Rotterdam.

A Man Returned

Mahdi Fleifel

A man returned
Country Netherlands
Genre Documentary
2015 @en - 30' - Couleur
Reda is 26 years old. His dreams of escaping the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain El-Helweh ended in failure after three years of being trapped in Greece. He returned with a heroin addiction to life in a camp being torn apart by internal strife and the encroachment of war from Syria.

L’immense retour (Romance)

Manon Coubia

THE FULLNESS OF TIME ROMANCE
Country Belgium, France
Genre Fiction
2016 - 14' - Color
Seated on the edge of the gaping rift, she waited so long, too long for the mountain to give back her lover, prisoner of the ice.

Small Talk

Even Hafnor & Lisa Brooke Hansen

SMALL TALK
Country Norway
Genre Fiction
2015 @en - 21' - Color
Welcome to the Dvergsnes family! In this short film we follow the Dvergsnes family from Kristiansand, Norway, through three events that took place during the fall and winter of 2014.

Edmond

Nina Gantz

EDMOND
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2015 @en - 9' - Color
Edmond badly wants to love and get closer to the others... maybe a little to much. Alone in front of a lake, he thinks about his destiny and experiences each decisive moment of his life again, hoping to discover the origin of his desires.

El adiós

Clara Roquet

THE GOODBYE
Country Spain
Genre Fiction
2015 @en - 15' - Color
Rosana, a Bolivian maid, has worked for Angela, the elder matriarch of the Vidal family for the last ten years. On the day of the funeral of her beloved Angela, Rosana is not allowed to grieve with the rest of the family. On the contrary: she is forced to work. The Goodbye is an intimate story about how emotional bonds supersede social conventions, racial labels or family regimes.