After the run of all 8 programs, will be granted the GRAND PRIZE CANAL+ and the PUBLIC'S PRIZE.

 
Short film competition 1 - So much love...

1 - So much love...

Absence

Absence

Marc Héricher
France
Animation

A homeless man falls to the ground. Some passers-by steer clear, others try to help him. The sudden interest of reporters for this man takes us into a vortex of absurdity and grotesqueness.

08-09-2021 19H15
11-09-2021 17H30
Faces

Faces

Iván Sáinz-Párdo
Spain
Fiction

A love story in the era of planned obsolescence.

08-09-2021 19H15
11-09-2021 17H30
Just a guy

Just a guy

Shoko Hara
Germany
Documentary, Animation

Three women share their feelings, their desire and the relationship they have with Richard Ramirez, a serial killer and rapist they contacted after his incarceration.

08-09-2021 19H15
11-09-2021 17H30
O

O

Paul Wenninger
Austria
Experimental

A dialog between the camera, the artist, and their surroundings.

08-09-2021 19H15
11-09-2021 17H30
Opera

Opera

Erick Oh
South Korea, USA
Animation, Experimental

A contemporary and fanciful animated version of Renaissance mural frescoes.

08-09-2021 19H15
11-09-2021 17H30
Pandora

Pandora

Matthias Lerch
Germany
Animation, Experimental

Different interpretations of the Pandora myth.

08-09-2021 19H15
11-09-2021 17H30
Plan Eva

Plan Eva

Asur Fuente
Spain
Fiction

Eve has a plan : to leave Adam behind forever.

08-09-2021 19H15
11-09-2021 17H30
Sonrisas

Smiles

(Sonrisas)
Javier Chavanel
Spain
Fiction

Borja meets his girlfriend's family for the first time. A very smiling family...

08-09-2021 19H15
11-09-2021 17H30
 
Short film competition 2 - Gluten free!

2 - Gluten free!

Friandise

Friandise

Rémy Barbe
France
Fiction

Brought together in the past by their obsession for food, an aging opera singer and a declining chef face the end of their love affair.

11-09-2021 21H30
17-09-2021 15H15
Fruit

Fruit

Ivan Li
Canada

Fruit will never look the same.

11-09-2021 21H30
17-09-2021 15H15
Hungry Joe

Hungry Joe

Sam Dawe & Paul Holbrook
England
Fiction

Joe is HUNGRY. From morning to night, he's insatiable.

11-09-2021 21H30
17-09-2021 15H15
Mange

Mange

Joffrey Monteiro-Noël
France
Fiction

Jill is an escort girl. When she meets Alex, who pays her to watch her eat, her own desire is modified and turns to an obsession.

11-09-2021 21H30
17-09-2021 15H15
The hole

The hole

Louis Lagayette
USA
Fiction

Obsessed by her image, Sally is a young woman suffering from eating disorders. One day a hole appears on her body...

11-09-2021 21H30
17-09-2021 15H15
Własne Śmieci

Your own bullshit

(Własne Śmieci)
Daria Kopiec
Poland
Animation

There's nothing better than a family dinner. Even if it's a bit like a looping story, forever repeating itself.

11-09-2021 21H30
17-09-2021 15H15
 
Short film competition 3 - Sanitary dead ends

3 - Sanitary dead ends

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

Nicolas Keppens
Belgium, The Netherlands, France
Animation

Jason and Kevin, two deadbeat friends, set off to find escaped exotic birds in hope of selling them.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
Hey, it's me

Hey, it's me

Courtney Sposato & Mark Sposato
USA
Fiction

A man receives a disturbing phone call from his future self.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
Mad Mieter

Mad Mieter

M+M
Germany
Fiction, Experimental

A praying mantis, alone in her old flat, receives a guest.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
Nightingale

Nightingale

Jasper De Bruin
The Netherlands
Fiction

An overworked nurse is harassed by a mysterious individual during her night watch at the retirement home where she works.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
One left

One left

Sebastian Doringer
Austria
Animation

In this very peculiar clinic, patients come to discover how much time they have left to live.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
Polka-dot Boy

Polka-dot Boy

Sarina Nihei
France
Animation

He's always suffered from a strange disease that covers his arms with polka-dots, until he discovers a hidden link between this disease and a religious group.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
Sins of a werewolf

Sins of a werewolf

David Prendeville
Ireland
Fiction

The life and faith of a priest are upset when he begins to turn into a werewolf.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
Stuffed

Stuffed

Theo Rhys
England
Fiction

A dark musical comedy about a taxidermist looking for a human being to stuff.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
Surge

Surge

Billy Roisz & Dieter Kovačič
Austria
Experimental

A green shape jiggles on a nuanced red backdrop, to a beat made by the sonic alternation of a shrill tinkle and a deeply resonant bass note.

09-09-2021 17H30
14-09-2021 17H00
 
Short film competition 4 - Anatomical dissertations

4 - Anatomical dissertations

Après la peau

Après la peau

Hugo Dao
France
Fiction

Éric, a lost and tormented butcher, sinks more and more into self-destruction and aggressiveness. 

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
Beyond Noh

Beyond Noh

Patrick Smith
USA, Japan
Animation

Masks of all sorts, all eras, all origins, animated to a frantic beat.

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
Cause of death

Cause of death

Jyoti Mistry
South Africa, Austria
Documentary, Experimental

Using archive footage, animations and spoken poems, the experience of structural violence against women is exposed.

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
Incomplete Woman

Incomplete Woman

Huh Su-young
South Korea
Animation

The mutilated body of a woman is found. Her legs and her left hand set off to find the rest of her body.

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
Les corps électriques

Les corps électriques

Antoine Janot
France
Fiction

In a future where biological bodies are replaced by electro-mechanical bodies, anybody can change their appearance according to whim, if only they can afford it.

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
My body, its choice

My body, its choice

McKenzi Vanderberg
USA
Fiction

Kelly is a committed militant against women's rights. One day her vagina decides to rebel against her.

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
Peaking

Peaking

Daniel Rands
England
Fiction

In a large empty house, a sound engineer looks room after room for the source of the sinister noise she keeps hearing.

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
Sexy Furby

Sexy Furby

Nicole Daddona & Adam Wilder
USA
Fiction

The life of a suicidal young girl changes when she meets a human sized Furby on a golf course.

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
The expected

The expected

Carolina Sandvik
Sweden
Animation

A future father finds himself in a gruelling nightmare after a miscarriage, as a strange entity begins to grow in the mother's womb.

10-09-2021 20H00
12-09-2021 19H30
 
Short film competition 5 - Full throttle!

5 - Full throttle!

A strange calm

A strange calm

Austin Rourke
USA
Fiction

Two children, Rosie et Miles, see their 4th of July evening turn into a nightmare...

16-09-2021 15H00
18-09-2021 15H15
Hammurabi

Hammurabi

Patrick Kennelly
USA
Fiction

In the desert, a deaf and dumb pregnant woman prepares her revenge against the man she thinks abused her in her childhood.

16-09-2021 15H00
18-09-2021 15H15
Night bus

Night bus

Joe Hsieh
Taiwan
Animation

A trip on a night bus turns into a showdown between passengers.

16-09-2021 15H00
18-09-2021 15H15
Sprötch

Sprötch

Xavier Seron
Belgium
Fiction

When Tom, accompanied by his five year old son, runs over someone coming out of his garage, he has no choice but to ask his son to help him cover up the traces of the accident.

16-09-2021 15H00
18-09-2021 15H15
The motorist

The motorist

Ciaran Lyons
Scotland
Fiction

A driver who just hit someone refuses to come out of his car. Ensues a most bizarre trial.

16-09-2021 15H00
18-09-2021 15H15
Train again

Train again

Peter Tscherkassky
Austria
Experimental

Trains and cinema were associated from the start, like so many settings for novel disruptions and displacements.

16-09-2021 15H00
18-09-2021 15H15
Oculto

Withheld

(Oculto)
Imanol Ortiz López
Spain
Fiction

The rules are simple: either she kills this stranger, or her child dies.

16-09-2021 15H00
18-09-2021 15H15
 
Short film competition 6 - Worlds and Universes

6 - Worlds and Universes

Aquariens

Aquariens

Alice Barsby
France
Fiction

In a new world swept by massive tides, there are those who want to stay at any cost, and those who want to flee.

09-09-2021 15H30
15-09-2021 17H30
Dissolution Prologue (Extended Version)

Dissolution Prologue (Extended Version)

Siegfried A. Fruhauf
Austria
Experimental

A questioning on the nature of cinema based on horizontal and vertical lines continuously appearing and vanishing.

09-09-2021 15H30
15-09-2021 17H30
Выход

Exit

(Выход)
Ivan Basov
Russia
Fiction

Construction workers decide to explore a strange spatial anomaly discovered in the house they're renovating.

09-09-2021 15H30
15-09-2021 17H30
Hum Drum

Hum Drum

Patrick Bokanowski
France
Experimental

A painter in his studio: the pencils, paintbrushes, tubes, table, easel and figures all come to life in this flamboyant explosion of color.

09-09-2021 15H30
15-09-2021 17H30
Les Mécanorganes

Les Mécanorganes

Libéral Martin
France
Animation

Strange beings, part organic, part mechanic, interact in an ecosystem.

09-09-2021 15H30
15-09-2021 17H30
MeTube 3: August sings ‘Una Furtiva Lagrima’

MeTube 3: August sings ‘Una Furtiva Lagrima’

Daniel Moshel
Austria
Fiction

Intergalactic intellectuals August and Elfi conquer the opera stage and lavishly orchestrate their last adventure.

09-09-2021 15H30
15-09-2021 17H30
Swallow The Universe

Swallow The Universe

Luis Nieto

The tale of a young child lost in the deep Manchurian jungle. His sudden presence generates total anarchy in the local fauna's until then perfectly organised.primitive world.

09-09-2021 15H30
15-09-2021 17H30
À la mode

À la mode

Jean Lecointre
France
Animation, Fiction

Fashion or death. In this kingdom, not following trends may prove dangerous.

09-09-2021 15H30
15-09-2021 17H30
 
Short film competition 7 - Nursery crimes

7 - Nursery crimes

Dar-Dar

Dar-Dar

Paul Urkijo Alijo
Spain
Fiction

The encounter of a little girl and Dar-Dar, a demon from a Basque legend, who eats fingers.

10-09-2021 15H45
17-09-2021 19H15
Hostile

Hostile

Carlos Sánchez Arévalo
Spain
Fiction

A young tourist discovers the hostility of the lodging she's rented, along with its disturbing landlord.

10-09-2021 15H45
17-09-2021 19H15
I call upon thee

I call upon thee

Michael Anthony Kratochvil
Australia
Fiction

Two young sisters, left to themselves, begin an invocation ritual in hope of bettering their lives

10-09-2021 15H45
17-09-2021 19H15
La Belle et la Bête

La Belle et la Bête

Mathieu Morel
France
Fiction

The eternal story, the Tale of the Enchanted Rose. You can also say... Beauty and the Beast. Warning: some images are liable to offend the sensitivities of homophobic people.

10-09-2021 15H45
17-09-2021 19H15
Les Princesses font ce qu'elles veulent

Les Princesses font ce qu'elles veulent

Quarxx
France
Fiction

A nightmarish trip into the deranged mind of a psychotic little girl.

10-09-2021 15H45
17-09-2021 19H15
See me

See me

Patty Stenger & Yvonne Kroese
The Netherlands
Animation, Experimental

The world as seen by a little girl, ignored by the grown-ups.

10-09-2021 15H45
17-09-2021 19H15
Which is witch?

Which is witch?

Marie Losier
France
Fiction, Experimental

Louis II of Bavaria is frozen in ice since times immemorial. He is found in a forest, and luckily, he is alive ! Three witch sisters try to thaw him and to unravel his musical mystery.

10-09-2021 15H45
17-09-2021 19H15
 
Short film competition 8 - Why can't we just get along?

8 - Why can't we just get along?

Dana

Dana

Lucía Forner Segarra
Spain
Fiction

After a violent aggression, Dana, a young woman, decides to take justice into her own hands, her own way.

08-09-2021 21H30
18-09-2021 19H30
La Última Navidad Del Universo

La Última Navidad Del Universo

David Muñoz & Adrián Cardona
Spain
Fiction

When Santa Claus flies into a post-apocalyptic hyper-violent world, toy distribution takes a new twist.

08-09-2021 21H30
18-09-2021 19H30
Myosotis

Myosotis

Félix Dobaire
France
Fiction

A beekeeper who has just killed his wife decides to bury her in his vegetable garden. But just as he thinks he's out of trouble, the garden seems to strangely deteriorate. 

08-09-2021 21H30
18-09-2021 19H30
Scum mutation

Scum mutation

Ov
France
Documentary, Animation

Oppressed bodies and minds, repression, rising authoritarianism, in short, today's world.

08-09-2021 21H30
18-09-2021 19H30
Sweet Mary, where did you go?

Sweet Mary, where did you go?

Michael Anthony Kratochvil
Australia
Fiction

An escaped convict, lost in 1803 Australia, meets two immortal time travellers from our future.

08-09-2021 21H30
18-09-2021 19H30
Temple of devilbuster

Temple of devilbuster

Wang I.-Fan
Taiwan
Fiction

Tai-bao and A-Queen both are reincarnations of the devil's star, but Tai-bao runs away.

08-09-2021 21H30
18-09-2021 19H30
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