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Opening Ceremony

02.09 – 19.30 & 20.00 – VENDÔME

The Opening Ceremony of the 23rd Brussels Short Film Festival will kick off the 2020 edition in style.

The European Short Film Audience Award (ESFAA) was launched last year in partnership with 9 European festivals. It offers a selection of the best European short films awarded an Audience Award in their country ! Animation, comedy, thriller, come and discover a programme of European’s favourite films and vote for the European Audience Award! Don’t hesitate, you are in good hands!

See you on Wednesday the 2nd of September at the Vendôme Cinema for this unique event.

Mind My Mind

Floor Adams

Pays Netherlands
Genre Animation
2019 - 29'40'' - Color
Chris, an autistic young man who camouflages his obsession with dive bombers, gets by with the help of Hans, the little guy who lives in his head and translates Chris's social scripts for him. When zoologist Gwen invites Chris to meet her favorite chameleon, Chris and Hans move expeditiously ahead with a flirt script… but then the chameleon dies and Gwen needs Chris to go off script.



Pays United Kingdom
Genre Fiction
2018 - 7'58'' - Color
Barry, a mild mannered fool from somewhere in the Northwest attempts to elicit the help of his ex-girlfriend after brutally murdering his grandmother with a hammer.


Francy Fabritz

Pays Germany
Genre Fiction
2019 - 8' - Color
Two women are kidnapping a dubious right-wing politician by elegantly stealing his car with him caught in the boot. What seems like a supposedly harmless ride at first glance turns into a plan of revenge.

To Teach a Bird to Fly

Minna Rainio, Mark Roberts

Pays Finland
Genre Fiction
- 24' - Color
A docufiction that tells the story of bird extinction from the point of view of northern bald ibis, and the reintroduction project attempting to bring this species back in Europe.

Une Sœur (A Sister)

Delphine Girard

Pays Belgium
Genre Fiction
2018 - 16'29'' - Color
A night. A car. A woman in trouble. A call.