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International Competition 4

  • Friday 26.04 – 21:30 – Vendôme
  • Tuesday 30.04 – 15:30 – Studio 5 (Flagey) 

They were more than 3.000 at the start, and 45 at the finish. Discover these short films from the four corner of the world.

Via delle Rose 36 (36 Roses Street)

Kristian Xipolias

Pays Italy
Genre Fiction
2024 - 15' - Color - Sous-titres: OV IT ST FR/EN
Corviale, Rome. Rita is a young mother working as a farmer. Tired of his lonely life and terrorized of her uncertain future, she begins to dream of a better life thanks to a meeting with a mental coach.

Relationship to Patient

Caroline Creaghead

Pays United States
Genre Fiction
2023 - 13' - Color - Sous-titres: OV EN ST FR
Claudia arrives at the hospital to visit the man she's dating, Adrian. However, while she navigates her way to Adrian's bedside, each encounter with hospital staff leaves her with more questions than answers. She also doesn't have a solid answer when asked who she is to him. Finally she finds Adrian, recovering from surgery. When he regains consciousness, Claudia seeks to define the relationship.


Gustavo Vokos

Pays Brazil
Genre Fiction
2022 - 18' - Black & White - Sous-titres: OV QU ST FR/EN
In a traditional community high in the Peruvian Andes, a tender relationship between two teenage boys, Fausto and Chaska, leads to a violent confrontation at the annual Takanakuy Festival.

Sopa Fria (Cold Soup)

Marta Monteiro

Pays Portugal
Genre Animation
2022 - 10' - Color - Sous-titres: OV PT ST FR/EN
A woman victim of domestic violence looks back at the years when she was married, recalling how difficult it was to stay afloat.

Champ de Mars

Titouan Ropert, Paul Courbin

Pays France
Genre Documentary, Fiction
2023 - 23' - Color - Sous-titres: OV FR ST EN
Virginia, a Spanish astrologer, has just missed her bus to Barcelona, so she decides to visit the Eiffel Tower. Jade is a young journalist, who has to gather interviews for a sensationalist media outlet on the occasion of the second round of elections. On this April 24, 2022, the Champ-de-Mars will become for the two young women the theater of a media and lunar spectacle.