Cinema São Jorge | Sala Manoel de Oliveira | 12 March | 8:00 pm | Short Films Competition 01 | 79’ (OV, sub.pt, en)

 

Surprise

Paulo Patrício | Portugal | 2017 | 8’40

A recorded conversation between a mother, Joana, and her 3 years old daughter, Alice, who is recovering from a kidney cancer.

 

And The Moon Stands Still

Yulia Ruditskaya | Belarus, Germany | 2017 | 10’47

The presence of the moon affects all under its glow. The film explores the lunar cycle and the energies invoked by its radiance.

 

 

In a Nutshell

Fabio Friedli | Switzerland | 2017 | 5′

From a seed to a war, from meat to love, from indifference to apocalypse.  An attempt to capture the world in a nutshell. 

 

 

Two Princes

Yemelí Cruz, Adanoe Lima | Cuba | 2017 | 12’09

When the loss of a king’s son is compared to the loss of a shepherd’s son, the differences affect as much as the resemblances.

 

Wednesday With Goddard

Nicolas Ménard | United Kingdom | 2014 | 4′

A short-film from the UK that tells a story about a personal quest for spiritual enlightenment leads to romance and despair.

 

The Walker

Frédéric Hainaut | Belgium | 2017 | 11’18

The Walker works in a poultry farm. Disgusted by his despicable work, he gives up and follows the Indignant, diluting his anger.

 

Yellow

Ivana Šebestová | Slovakia | 2017 | 6’45

Metaphoric story of young opera singer Viola. Scared of everything yellow, sunny and spontaneous, she hides in sad violet shadows.

 

The Neverending Wall

Silvia Carpizo de Diego | Spain | 2017 | 12’01

A plea against the building of walls that restrict freedoms, through the animation painted on the largest section of the Berlin Wall.

 

Back In Fashion

Belinda Bonan | Spain | 2017 | 8’23

Pascal Benard, one of the best designers of all time, has returned to the world of fashion after his sudden withdrawal.