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International Competition 6

29.04.2023 – 20.30 – Flagey
03.05.2023 – 22.00 – 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.


Roxana Stroe

Pays France
Genre Fiction
2022 - 27'05" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
Leo, a 17-year-old biker, and Raisa, the daughter of the pastor of a small conservative village in Romania, fall in love at first sight. But communitarianism and religious fanaticism threaten to destroy their relationship.

Amarradas (Roped)

Carmen Córdoba González

Pays Spain
Genre Animation
2022 - 10'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: No dialogue
Mother and Daughter are roped for life by an eternal bond that heals and hurts, and that is perpetuated when Daughter becomes a Mother.

Tonser (Bulldozer)

Mads Koudal

Pays Denmark
Genre Fiction
2022 - 13'40'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
Three friends are hanging out at the marina with the adrenalin still rushing after they have stolen energy drinks from the supermarket. When they notice an autistic man, the “alpha girl” in the group, Agnes, starts to exploit the man’s good-natured way of being.

Triivides kaugusse (Drifting Apart)

Rebeka Rummel

Pays Estonia
Genre Fiction
2022 - 20'29'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
When Vera goes to the Soviet astronauts’ holiday resort to treat her astronaut husband Alexei, the summer idyll gets shattered by the suspicion about her husband, the suspicion which invades Vera’s soul secretly.

Burn it all

Jack Hickey

Pays Ireland
Genre Fiction
2022 - 20'41" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
After her father leaves her mother for her best friend, a devastated Bobbie embarks on a chaotic campaign of revenge.