OFFICIAL SELECTION (12th Edition)
June 25, 2021

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Bless You 
Directed by: Daniel Sweed
 
Category: Animation, Experimental, Music Video

Year & Country: 2021, Israel
 
Duration: 2 min
 
Synopsis: A music clip made from a mix of sneeze sounds,
in a crazy world where COVID-19 masks come to life.
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Fledgling
Directed by: W Chung
 
Category: Animation, Student, Short

Year & Country: 2021, Canada
 
Duration: 4 min
 
Synopsis: A mom tries to bond with her distant son before he leaves for college.
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The Cookie Cutter
Directed by: David Rocco Facchini
 
Category: Comedy, Horror, Thriller, Stop Motion, Animation, Claymation

Year & Country: 2020, United States
 
Duration: 8 min
 
Synopsis: With bathing suit season just around the corner, Steve needs to put his sweet-tooth for cookies in check! But when an ambitious Cookie Scout darkens his doorway, dead-set on the sale, it becomes the ultimate battle of the bulge!
Homeward Clown 
Directed by: Allison R Power
 
Category: Americana, Comedy, tragedy, stopmotion, silent

Year & Country: 2021, United States
 
Duration: 6 min
 
Synopsis: A lost clown travels across trouble stricken 1930's America to reunite with his circus family.
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Babines
Directed by: Emilie Praneuf
 
Category: Romance, erotic

Year & Country: 2018, Belgium
 
Duration: 9 min
 
Synopsis: “On a summer afternoon, a woman caresses herself, alone in her bed. Somewhere between thrilling journey and poetic trance, Babines is an ode to pleasure.
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Sauna Security
Directed by: Nils Knoblich 
 
Category: Animation

Year & Country: 2020, Germany

Duration: 8 min
 
Synopsis: A group of naked people sits in a sauna and sweats. The sauna masters ensure peace and order. But when the violations of the rules by the participants escalate, the sauna masters take drastic measures, which in the end not only endanger the sauna guests, but ultimately also the sauna masters themselves.
Home of my memories
Directed by: Javier Méndez Lafón
 
Category: Animation

Year & Country: 2020, Mexico
 
Duration: 6 min
 
Synopsis:
This 7 years in the making shortfilm will bring back all the memories of those who teached us something invaluable. "A kid find his passion through the experience of his grandfather, all of those teachings come alive in a truly wonderful way."
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