Shorts 2022

Aping Edwin Porter

Film Category: Short
Genre: Comedy
Country of Production: United Kingdom
Year of Production: 2022
Running Time: 27 mins 10
Language: English
Director: James O'Donnell
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English Synopsis

4 Film Grads, Four Film Pitches, Only One Outcome!

Artistic Character

Film Category: Short
Genre: Black Comedy, Thriller
Country of Production: The Netherlands
Year of Production: 2021
Running Time: 15 mins
Language: Russian (English subtitles)
Director: Vasily Chuprina
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English Synopsis

When a quiet artist spends his time daydreaming of his muse, he inadvertently sets in motion a series of actions that he has no control of. A quiet life suddenly upturned with each event and with consequences.

Blind

Film Category: Short
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country of Production: Republic of Korea
Year of Production: 2022
Running Time: 8 mins
Language: Korean (English subtitles)
Director: Wonjin Kim
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English Synopsis

On a late-night train, a blind beggar asks for alms. The eight passengers in the carriage all avert their gaze, each preoccupied with their own concerns. But when the beggar drops behind him a crumpled fifty-dollar note, eyes start to falter.

Daejeon, 1960

Film Category: Short
Genre: Drama, Action
Country of Production: South Korea
Year of Production: 2022
Running Time: 30 mins
Language: Korean (English subtitles)
Director: Ki-won Bae
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English Synopsis

As the Liberal Party’s fraudulent election intensified in 1960, Daeho Park, the leader of the Student National Guard Corps, secretly plans protests with his fellow student executives.

Endstatioun

Film Category: Short
Genre: Comedy
Country of Production: Luxembourg
Year of Production: 2021
Running Time: 15 mins
Language: French (English subtitles)
Director: François Baldassare
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English Synopsis

Denis, a forty-something unemployed and unlucky man, realises the hard way that to believe in Santa Clause is not a child's game.

Fireflies

Film Category: Short
Genre: Drama
Country of Production: Ukraine
Year of Production: 2021
Running Time: 13 mins 20
Language: Ukrainian (English subtitles)
Director: Sofiichuk Maryna
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English Synopsis

Oleksiy never really felt connected or loved to his own mom. But suddenly he has an opportunity to find out all the reasons why, a car accident gives him a chance to relive his childhood fears, and to find a way out from a dark house where he once stayed alone with his father, and finally he has the strength to forgive.

God Will Forgive

Film Category: Short
Genre: Drama
Country of Production: Ukraine
Year of Production: 2020
Running Time: 17 mins
Language: Ukrainian (English subtitles)
Director: Hovannes Khachatryan
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English Synopsis

A Ukrainian priest, a chaplain, goes to the anti-terrorist operation zone with the military on a rotation to atone for his own guilt - he could not transgress and forgive the sins of a man who went to war because this man once killed a chaplain's loved one.

Lalibela

Film Category: Short
Genre: Drama
Country of Production: Ukraine
Year of Production: 2022
Running Time: 25 mins
Language: Ukrainian (English subtitles)
Director: Anna Morozova
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