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International Competition 9

24.04.2022 – 18.30 – Vendôme
28.04.2022 – 15.30 – Flagey

Out of 3714 short films submissions, 59 films will compete for the prizes in the International Competition.

Winners of the Grand Prix in the International Competition and National Competitions are considered for pre-selection for the Oscars® in the Best Fiction/Animation Short Film category provided that the film complies with the Academy’s rules.

Blaues Rauschen

Simon Maria Kubiena

Pays Austria, Germany
Genre Fiction
- 16'30" - Couleur
A young apprentice craftsman is dazed, and not only due to the noise at work. In a chaotic world, among dominant colleagues, an inaccessible father as well as a demanding girlfriend, the young man seeks closeness. In the process, he crosses a boundary and gets to know himself a bit better.


Julia de Paz Solvas

Pays Spain
Genre Fiction
2021 - 23'19" - Couleur
Carmela, a 12-year-old girl, on her birthday, is forced to meet her father in a family meeting centre, due to the sentence of gender violence that he has against her mother.


Adam Etheridge

Pays United Kingdom
Genre Fiction
2021 - 09'22" - Couleur
A single mother collects her teenage son from hospital following a suicide attempt, but quickly finds herself trapped between the medical advice she receives, and her fundamental instincts as a parent.


Artur Wyrzykowski

Pays Poland
Genre Fiction
2022 - 22'00" - Noir et Blanc
Berka is 31 years old – and she’s the most pathetic person ever. When her dad urges her to come home for an unburial, she has to confront the whole world and try not to kill herself.


Dania Bdeir

Pays France, Lebanon
Genre Fiction
2021 - 15'42" - Couleur
Mohammad is a crane operator working in Beirut. One morning he volunteers to take on one of the tallest and notoriously most dangerous cranes in Lebanon. Away from everyone’s eyes, he is able to live out his secret passion and find freedom.