European Film Awards – Short Matters! #2
06.09 – 13.30 – FLAGEY 5
Discover 3 programs composed of awarded shorts at famous film festivals such as Berlin, Venice or Rotterdam.
Cães que ladram aos pássaros
2019 - 20' - Color
School is over and there's a bustle in the air. In Porto, tourists fill up the streets and cafés. The old and decadent are now highlights of the city’s gentrification. Vicente moves around town on his bike, watching the urban landscape modify day by day. The town is no longer the same, the world is changing and so is he. Among his family and friends, Vicente lives with anticipation the first days of summer and the beginning of a new life.
Pays Denmark, France
2018 - 12' - Black & White
A woman is locked in her home with an egg. She eats the egg, she repents. She kills it. She lets the egg die of hunger.
Pays Germany, Israel
2019 - 15' - Color
Ziad, a Palestinian day laborer, is denied entry into Israel for work that day. The East Jerusalem border guards offer no explanation. Not wanting to return home empty handed after promising his daughter meat for dinner, he needs to get creative. The journey back is long, and what he encounters in the dry mountains challenges his dignity.
Jiří Havlíček, Ondřej Novák
Pays Czech Republic
2018 - 15' - Noir et Blanc
Olda (17) is an accused waiting for his trial in a detention centre for juveniles. The monotone prison life is gradually intertwined with memories of a police reconstruction. It took one summer night for the holiday boredom to turn into a cruel fun that resulted in death.
Teltet (The tent)
2019 - 17' - Color
A dysfunctional family of four is going camping, and poor communications skills make it a struggle to co-operate when trying to put up a complicated tent. The kids are reacting badly to the increasingly uncomfortable tension, as an underlying conflict between the two parents is slowly forced to the surface - and a shocking secret is finally revealed.