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International Competition 4

28.04.2023 – 18.00 – Flagey
02.05.2023 – 18.00 – 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.


Thanasis Neofotistos

Pays Greece
Genre Fiction
2022 - 16'20'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR

A troublesome new set of orthodontics is just one of the factors that provoke a midair crisis for a flight attendant.

Sur la tombe de mon père (On my father’s grave)

Jawahine Zentar

Pays France
Genre Fiction
2022 - 23'57" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR

A car drives to a Moroccan village. On board, Maïne and her family surround the father's coffin. Tomorrow, the men will bury him and the women will wait at home. But the young girl takes a very dim view on it and intends to lead with her father to his final resting place.

Rituály (Rites)

Damián Vondrášek

Pays Czech Republic
Genre Fiction
2022 - 16'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
12-year-old Michal was born with a cleft lip. His friend convinces him to join a street gang to finally break free from his outsider position. They have one afternoon to prove they can be part of the gang. The adventure will turn into an initiation ritual into adulthood.

Casaco Rosa (The Pink Jacket)

Mónica Santos

Pays Portugal
Genre Animation
2022 - 08'54" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
A political musical film about a Pink Jacket that always has something up his sleeve. In the comfort of his home, Casaco Rosa uses couture and torture to stitch up the opponents of the system.

Abi mishavad (It turns blue)

Shadi Karamroudi

Pays Greece, Iran
Genre Fiction
2022 - 15'00'' - Couleur/N&B - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
Raha, a 3 years old girl, is beaten by her father during one of her weekly visits and her aunt, Pari, tries to cover up the violence and manipulate the child’s mind so she remembers the whole incident as a simple game with her father.

Aspirational slut

Caroline Lindy

Pays United States
Genre Fiction
2021 - 14'38" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
A newly heartbroken woman, on the advice of a pizza guy, learns to separate love from sex and over a series of wild random hookups, she learns to put them back together.