OFFICIAL SELECTION (14th Edition)
July 19, 2022

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Brother Troll
Directed by: Gudmund Helmsdal
 Category: Short
 Year & Country: 2021, Faroe Islands
 Duration: 30 min
 Synopsis: Once upon a time in the Faroe Islands, two lone brothers struggle to save their fragile relationship after the sudden loss of their older brother.
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The child and the night
Directed by: Pascale HANNOYER
 
Category: Short

Year & Country: 2021, France

Duration: 22 min

Synopsis: Alma and her brother are spending their holidays with their grandmother on the family estate, exploring its most secret corners. One day, Alma hears a voice coming from the cave at the back of the park.
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Beneath
Directed by: Morgan LE FAUCHEUR

Category: Short

Year & Country: 2021, France

Duration: 4 min
 
Synopsis: The film reveals the Cannes Underwater Museum by Jason deCaires Taylor through the legendary tale of the Man in the Iron Mask, who was detained in the royal prison of the Island of Sainte-Marguerite in Cannes during the 17th century,
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Quaranteen
Directed by: Florin Babei
 
Category: Short
 
Year & Country: 2021, Romania

Duration: 12 min
 
Synopsis: Matei is a carefree teenager who is having fun, breaking the rules of the pandemic. His world turns upside down, when he finds out about the death of his grandfather, whom he infected with COVID-19
Clearance Sale
Directed by: Sarower Reza Jimi
 
Category: Short

Year & Country: 2021, Estonia
 
Duration:  3 min

Synopsis
A man wants the last pair from a sale. There is a catch getting it.
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Good Evening
Directed by: Antoine Giorgini
 
Category: Short
 
Year & Country: 2022, France

Duration: 23 min
 
Synopsis: VALENTINE and ALEX (35) join TIM (25), Valentine's little brother, in Wimereux at the family vacation home. Tim claims to have discovered a makeshift camp in the garage and pretends to think that it was set up by a migrant. Alex and Valentine, who understood that he was making them a hoax, decide to pretend to believe it.
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SUZANNE & CHANTAL
Directed by: RACHEL GRATON
 
Category: COMEDY, DRAMA
 
Year & Country: 2022, Canada
 
Duration: 18 min
 
Synopsis:  This morning, Chantal (60 years old) is picking up Suzanne (92 years old), who seems more nervous than usual. Chantal associates that behaviour to her health concerns, and the afternoon check-up Suzanne must go to the hospital for. But first, they must go to the hair salon where Chantal works. Arriving at the salon, Chantal is intercepted by her boss, asking to hand him what she owes. But this week, she has no money for him ... This week, she has a surprise for him.
Lakeland
Directed by: Manuel Karel Seiler
 
Category: Short, Student, Drama
 
Year & Country: 2022, Switzerland
 
Duration: 10 min
 
Synopsis: To get rid of his burden, a young man visits his father for the last time
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Copper & Wool
Directed by: Tyler C. Peterson
 
Category: Short
 
Year & Country: 2021, United States
 
Duration: 12 min
 
Synopsis:  The week before her Orthodox Jewish wedding, Elisheva escapes to a rented room in the hills outside of Los Angeles to clear her head. While dodging calls from her mother and fiancé, Elisheva begins to form a life-changing bond with Meredith, the eccentric divorcee who owns the house she’s staying in.
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Almost
Directed by: Paul-André Robin
 
Category: Short
 
Year & Country: 2022, France 
 
Duration: 28 min
 
Synopsis:  Yann, a somewhat lost guy fleeing his life in Normandy without luggage, is hitchhiked by Claire, a sick and disillusioned doctor, returning from his sister's wedding. During this trip that takes them to Paris, they talk to each other, about their lives, their fears, about the love that seems to them only an old chimera. It is the story of an encounter, trajectories and suspended time, with all the failures, all the bad luck and the marvels that go with it.
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UNCENSORED
Directed by: Noah Ottersen Parker
 
Category: Short
 
Year & Country: 2022, United Kingdom

Duration: 17 min
 
Synopsis:  A mysterious TV signal sends everyone into an outpour of uncontrollable swearing.
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The Waves
Directed by: Cia Mellegers
 
Category: Short
 
Year & Country: 2021, Canada
 
Duration: 13 min
 
Synopsis: A brother and sister embark on a journey to a frozen beach to face the spectre of their painful family history.
Bloodline
Directed by: Madison Marneros
 
Category: Short

Year & Country: 2019, Australia
 
Duration: 15 min
 
Synopsis: Bloodline tells the story of a witch named Alice, who after falling pregnant runs away from her coven. Arthur, the son of Alice explores the difficulties of fitting in with his family when he dosen't have the same powers.
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Delivery to Hell
Directed by: Mickael Drai
 
Category: Short, Comedy

Year & Country: 2022, France

Duration: 13 min
 
Synopsis: A recently deceased bike courier finds himself in the grim reaper’s administrative office. But it’s hard to choose where to spend eternity when you’ve spent your entire life in a state of total indecision.
Sorin
Directed by: Fatih Yiğit
 
Category: Short
 
Year & Country: 2022, Belgium
 
Duration: 13 min
 
Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Xezal lives in a small village in the Sinjar region of Iraq. An attack is organized on her village by the radical terrorist organization ISIS and many people are killed in the village.
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MEMORIES OF CROSSING
Directed by: Alberto SEGRE
 
Category: Short
 
Year & Country: 2021, France
 
Duration: 20 min
 
Synopsis:
Diana Dumitrescu, mediatized gymnast and Romanian champion, has been trained to overcome the toughest trials and succeed in the most perilous figures.
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