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International Competition 2

27.04.2023 – 20.00 – Flagey
02.05.2023 – 16.00 – Flagey

Out of 3500 short films submissions, 52 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.

A History Of The World According To Getty Images

Richard Misek

Pays United Kingdom
Genre Documentary
2022 - 18'20" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
A montage of some of the last century’s most iconic images forms the basis of an investigation into the power that commercial image archives hold over our shared cultural memory, and an attempt to reclaim a few fragments of their collections from corporate control.

It takes a village (Il faut tout un village…)

Ophelia Harutyunyan

Pays Armenia, Belgium, France
Genre Fiction
2022 - 23'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
While it's her birthday, Mariam, who lives in a small Armenian village, hears that her husband will not come back home. That same evening, she has to take care of her friend who is giving birth.

The Record

Jonathan Laskar

Pays Switzerland
Genre Animation
2022 - 8'38'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO FR ST EN
An antique music instrument dealer receives a magical vinyl record from a traveller: “It reads your mind and plays your lost memories”. Obsessed by this endless record, the antique dealer listens to it again and again and the forgotten memories of his childhood reemerge.

Ángel (Angel)

Hoze Melendez

Pays Mexico
Genre Fiction
2022 - 14'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
Ángel, a lonely sexual worker, has become the object of inspiration for Lu, a young, homosexual plastic artist. Her unexpected crush becomes a painful goodbye that teaches Lu that letting go is the purest act of loving.

Bonne soirée (Good Evening)

Antoine Giorgini

Pays France
Genre Fiction
2022 - 23'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO FR ST EN
Valentine and Alex join Tim, Valentine's little brother, in the family vacation home. Tim claims to have discovered a makeshift camp in the garage that belongs to a migrant. Alex and Valentine, who understood that it was a hoax, decide to pretend to believe it.