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23.04.2022 – 15.00 – Flagey
30.04.2022 – 15.30 – Flagey

Discover all the shorts that were nominated for the last Academy Awards Oscars® Ceremony.
The Brussels Short Film Festival is now listed among as an Oscars® Qualifying Festival!


Presented by

Ala Kachuu

Maria Brendle

Pays Switzerland
Genre Fiction
2020 - 38' - Couleur
Sezim is about to fulfil her dream of studying when a group of young men force her back into village life by abducting and marrying her off to a stranger - a tradition known as "bride kidnapping", still practiced in Kyrgyzstan. Torn between her desire for self-realization and the constraints of Kyrgyz culture, Sezim desperately searches for a way out.


Tadeusz Łysiak

Pays Poland
Genre Fiction
2020 - 30' - Couleur
Julia works at a roadside motel and is overwhelmed by the ubiquitous sense of rejection and loneliness. She is different and the society has made it very clear to her many times. She dreams of a relationship and physical intimacy with a man. Unexpectedly, she meets a handsome truck driver.

The Long Goodbye

Aneil Karia

Pays United Kingdom
Genre Fiction
2020 - 12' - Couleur
Riz and his family are in the middle of a typical day in their house, whilst a far right march plays out on the telly in the background, which eventually arrives at their front door, leading to a devastating outcome.

On my mind

Martin Strange-Hansen

Pays Denmark
Genre Fiction
2021 - 18' - Couleur
Henrik wants to sing a song for his wife. It has to be today, it has to be now. It's a question of life, death and karaoke.

Please hold

K.D. Dávila

Pays United States
Genre Fiction
2020 - 19' - Couleur
In the near future, a young working-class Latino is wrongfully arrested. Realizing he has no means of recourse in the fully automated and privatized justice system, he attempts to reach a human who can set things right.