Below you’ll find a list of films selected for our Grounded Film Festival from our many entrants.   Feel free to watch them all at your leisure!  Got your own film you’d like to be a part of the event?  Find out more about it here.

#EverythingWillBeFine

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Italy
Director: Riccardo Di Gerlando
Running Time: 2 mins 40

Synopsis:
During the quarantine period due to the COVID-19 virus a small child feels the need to express through the drawing a very personal emotion of his...


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Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Turkey
Director: Hakan Gül
Running Time: 8 mins 25

Synopsis:
While an ordinary-looking man ,who wakes up on an ordinary day, was getting ready to go out he finds himself on the -2nd floor. He tries every way to get out of there, but all the exits go to the same place.


2×4

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Puerto Rico
Director: Joctan Hernandez Ramirez
Running Time: 5 mins

Synopsis:
A man is suffering a loss in the family amid the pandemic, trying to cope with the loneliness he gets an idea that might just change his life forever.


30 Seconds In The Life

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Argentina
Director: Julián Montero Ciancio, María Victoria de Tomaso, Renzo Di Blasio, Bárbara Ledesma, Diego Castro, Eugenia Herrera, Joel Heim, Lucía Ramos, Derio Ilari, Maximiliano Belucci, Mario Gonzalez, Ezequiel Perez, Karin Ljumberg, Catalina Ugo, Leonardo Zaffaroni, Pablo Verbeke, Florencia Quercia, Agustín Burgueño, Federico Pozzi, Hilario Bango, Manuela García Dans, Cecilia Vigo, Guadalupe Aizaga, María Curubeto, Manuel Fernández Perez, Zepet Gurovich
Running Time: 13 mins 27

Synopsis:
26 directors under quarantine shot 30 seconds’ scenes each. No one Knew what the other ones were filming.


6-7-8

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Iran
Director: Sadegh
Running Time: 10 mins

Synopsis:
The little girl loses her with the watermelons.


A Dream About The End of Winter

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Poland
Director: Jakub Nowacki
Running Time: 6 mins 45

Synopsis:
In the death of an employer, a young woman sees the chance to change her life.


A Few Feet Away

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: United States
Director: Matthew Taylor
Running Time: 4 mins 3

Synopsis:
Through all the chaos surrounding Covid-19, I took much of my new found free time and decided to make an entire wildlife documentary...without leaving more than a few feet from my apartment.


A Final Goodbye

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: United Kingdom
Director: Freddie Hill
Running Time: 7 mins 45

Synopsis:
A young man visits his Aunt, but not everything is as it first appears to be...


Abused

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: United States
Director: Joe Pisciotta
Running Time: 2 mins 23


An Isolation Dogumentary

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Canada
Director: Trish Rainone
Running Time: 2 mins 45

Synopsis:
An Isolation Dogumentary follows a German Shepherd, Abbi, giving advice during isolation.


April In Quarantine Time

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Italy
Director: Luca Fornasiero
Running Time: 6 mins 52

Synopsis:
The sense of suspension of a month that will be unforgettable.  All waiting for something that is not known. April, the first quarantine of our era.


Astro Guys

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Japan
Director: Mayu Ikeda
Running Time: 2 mins 8

Synopsis:
A story of traveling in space for a reunion.


Autumn Leaves

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: France
Director: David Serero
Running Time: 2 mins 46

Synopsis:
Video clip of AUTUMN LEAVES by Jermaine Jackson & David Serero. Film directed and produced by David Serero. Filmed in Paris


Bowl, Paper, Fish

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Iran
Director: Amirshahab Mahdizadeh
Running Time: 6 mins 41

Synopsis:
A fantasy short animation about two kids near seaside . a boy who is selling alive fishes and a girl who is selling drawings of free fishes in the sea .


C-19

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Iran
Director: Hassan Dehghanian
Running Time: 2 mins 44

Synopsis:
A different world, a great tragedy ...


Cat In A Box

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Italy
Director: Carlo Piscicelli
Running Time: 3 mins

Synopsis:
How does a cat react to the quarantine? How different is a cat's life from a human being's during lockdown?


CATVID-19

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: United Kingdom
Director: Andrew Ball-Shaw
Running Time: 4 mins 59

Synopsis:
CATVID-19 Perhaps we're not the only ones stuck in isolation. A housebound cat adapting to time spent indoors. A Film Series by Andrew Ball-Shaw


Chant For A Pandemic

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: United States
Director: Dee Hood
Running Time: 5 mins 8

Synopsis:
This is a collaboration between video artists around the globe. We wanted to share our common experience with this pandemic. There are no boundaries for anxiety, fear, grief and frustration. We are all in this long wait together.


Chicken 4/05/20

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: United States
Director: Aidan Cronin
Running Time: 3 mins 38

Synopsis:
The Cronin Family 4/05/20 NY.


Co-Inside

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: United Kingdom
Director: Ellen Hathaway, Joseph Delaney
Running Time: 3 mins 40

Synopsis:
A heart-warming, compelling, relatable tale of a young couple in lockdown. As time passes living on top of each other, they cast technology aside and find each other again. Full of warmth and familiar moments, we invite you to recognise what’s important to you in your own lockdown tales. ‘CO-iNSiDE’ is Ellen Hathaway Dance Company’s first ever original Dance Film created in isolation. EHDC aims to use their imagination and creativity, to help raise money for the NHS whilst encouraging public participation to boost morals and mental health during lockdown.


Corona-Man NY: The Look Of The Century

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: United States
Director: Tal S. Shamir
Running Time: 2 mins

Synopsis:
Corona-Man NY: The Look Of The Century We hope this film makes you smile during our challenging times. The film is a social commentary on the psychological effects of the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. The film was shot a week before the corona outbreak in NYC. Through humor the film centers on the modern man that closes himself in a cocoon/shell to protect himself from the world.


Coronavirus

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Uganda
Director: GEOFREY KING
Running Time: 3 mins 50

Synopsis:
Due to the outbreak of the pandemic Covid-19, a father and his son are left locked down in their small house.


Cup Of Water

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: India
Director: Manish Gupta
Running Time: 2 mins 27

Synopsis:
A boy going to school, it’s a very hot day. He walk on street, there is a small bird fly on sky she is searching for Water. She is search everywhere on street but she didn’t find water anywhere. After a long time bird didn’t find water so she faint on ground. The boy sees this and he gives some water in container. Bird wake up and take the container and fly in sky when she fly some water fell on ground, after travel a long distance all the water fell on ground. She is not able to take water for their children. Boy watches all action done by bird, he is feeling very bad. He opens the water bottle and gives water. We see some other bird also come and drink water. Boy is very happy to see all the bird drink water. Moral : Keep Water For Animals


Dogs Day Out

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: India
Director: Saaikat Bagbaan
Running Time: 2 mins 01


Don’t Mistake

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: India
Director: SAIKAT DAS
Running Time: 4 mins 54

Synopsis:
Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save LIVES. It is filmed while in self isolation and social distancing.


Explicit

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Production: Iran
Director: Samaneh Ghazanfarnezhad
Running Time: 13 mins 37

Synopsis:
In our world the word truth is very explicit.


Freedom

Film Category: Grounded 2020
Country of Produ