EFA Candidates

EFA Shorts 2

These are candidates for the award European Short Film 2020, which will be presented at European Film Awards.

Kortfilmfestivalen Play 19-25 October


Recently, Louis, a painter, and his wife Michelle are experiencing strange events. Their world seems to be mutating. Slowly, furniture, objects, and people lose their realism. They deconstruct, sometimes disintegrating…
Candidate of Tampere Film Festival

France, 2019, 12, Direction: Bruno Collet, Production: Jean-François Le Corre, Mathieu Courtois

The Bite

Between a house in the Atlantic forest and a genetically-modified mosquito factory near São Paulo, a poly amorous, non-binary relationship struggles to survive an epidemic spreading across Brazil. While in the factory millions of mosquitoes are born daily inside test tubes, the power dynamics between Helmut, Calixto, and Tao only intensifies.
Candidate of Go Short

Portugal, Brazil, 2019, 26, Direction: Pedro Neves Marques, Production: Catarina de Sousa


After falling out with her mother, young Sofia hitchhikes southwards in search of the father she never had.
Candidate of Drama International Short Film Festival

Austria, 2019, 17, Direction: Martin Monk, Production: Michaela Finis.


13-year-old Nina is feeling trapped in her relation with the bossy Vassil, who is preparing her to be a skilled pickpocket in Spain. There are days when she is almost ready to run away from him.
Candidate of OFF – Odense International Film Festival

Bulgaria, 2019, 19, Direction: Hristo Simeonov, Production: Poli Angelova, Elena Mosholova.

Sun Dog

Fedor is a young locksmith in the obscurity of the Russian Arctic. Client after client, he roams through the alleys of concrete, animated by a fantasy that isolates him from the city and its population.
Candidate of International Film Festival Rotterdam

Belgium, Russia, 2020, 19, Direction: Dorian Jespers, Production: Dorian Jespers.

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