EFA Candidates

EFA Shorts 3

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

Kortfilmfestivalen Play 19-25 October

The Best City Is No City At All

A young man, sitting on a rusty hangar, playing his guitar. An abandoned wooden church, no longer needed, re-locating to the outskirts of an urban expansion area for cultural interim usage. Nursery school children in a chair circle telling each other what they are NOT doing.
Candidate of Vienna Shorts

Austria, 2019, 15, Direction: Christoph Schwarz, Production: Christoph Schwarz.

Uncle Thomas, Accounting for the Days

From Regina’s personal and visual memories, a tribute to her uncle Thomas, a humble man with a simple and anonymous life. This is my acknowledgment of how one does not have to be “somebody” to become exceptional in our lives.
Candidate of Riga International Film Festival

France, Portugal, Canada, 2019, 13, Direction: Regina Pessoa, Production: Julie Roy, Reginald de Guillebon, Abi Feijó.

In Between

An empathetic portrait of the families that, by economic necessity, need to live much of their lives separated and living in cultures not their own.
Candidate of International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

Kosovo, 2019, 13, Direction: Samir Karahoda.

12 K. Marx Street

The Woman pours herself a cup of coffee and sits in the same place, at the same time, every day, calling the same number on her phone. One day, her call is unexpectedly answered.
Candidate of Black Nights Film Festival – PÖFF Shorts

Georgia, 2019, 15, Direction: Irine Jordania, Production: David Ujmajuridze, Suliko Tsulukidze.

Invisible Hero

Duarte, a blind man in his fifties, starts to look for his Cape Verdean friend, Leandro, who mysteriously disappeared. Despite the Lisbon summer heat, Duarte walks miles in his neighbourhood but no one seems to have seen him, nor remember him. His quest will eventually lead him to the heart of the night, and reveal his secret.
Candidate of Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Portugal/France, 2019, 27, Direction: Cristèle Alves Meira, Production: Pedro Borges, Gaëlle Mareschi.

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