2016 Short Short Story Film Festival

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Total run time: 75 minutes

Little Thing

Dir. Or Kantor - Tel Aviv, Israel

Lonely creature discovers his unique talent.

Pink Velvet Valley

Dir. Sébastien Petretti - Brussels, Belgium

Scottish man addicted to his Ray-Bans.

Giulia (Julia)

Dir. Carlo Perassi - Turin, Italy

Widow flirts with feeling love again.

History of Other Touches

Dir. Marianna Papageorgiou - Athens, Greece

Last dinner of two young men.

Uncle Antlers

Dir. Carla Veldman - Toronto, Canada

Woman visited by deer childhood friend.


Dir. Héloïse Ferlay - Paris, France

Man releases long locked up lover.

戀物語 (Relationships)

Dir. Ching-Yu Yang - Toayuan, Taiwan

Plugged in look at human connections.

L'heure du thé (Tea Time)

Dir. Guillaume Blanchet - Montreal, Canada

Two teabags embark on ultimate journey.

Goodbye Margaret

Dir. Nicolette Swift - Columbus, OH, USA

Eulogy for high mileage faithful servant.

Abril (April)

Dir. Rodrigo Canet - Toledo, Spain

Woman awaits call from absent brother.

Frankfurter Str. 99a (99A, Frankfurt Street)

Dir. Evgenia Gostrer - Kassel, Germany

Garbage man's friendship with stray cat.


Dir. Armin Mobasseri - Berlin, Germany

Girl tails father during drug purchase.

Noorderzon (French Leave)

Dir. Daan Hocks - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wife interrupts her husband's planned escape.

Lakshmi Aayi Hai (Homecoming of 'Goddess of Wealth')

Dir. Swati Agarwal - Mumbai, India

Diwali celebration gets a lucky visitor.

Gleichgewicht (Keeping Balance)

Dir. Bernhard Wenger - Vienna, Austria

Denise uses carnival ride to heal.

Finito (Finite)

Dir. Mauricio Bartok - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Worker robot dreams of surfing escape.

Total run time: 75 minutes

Paniek! (Panic!)

Dir. Joost Lieuwma, Daan Velsink - Utrecht, Netherlands

Vacationing woman's overwrought worries about home.

Frog Perspective

Dir. Eliza Plocieniak-Alvarez - Ludwigsburg, Germany

Infatuation with dog consumes lovelorn frog.

Killing Pool

Dir. Matthieu Begel, Sophie Pouderoux - Dijon, France

Women revisit encounters with sinister lifeguard.

Razgovor (Conversation)

Dir. Ana Horvat - Zagreb, Croatia

Bizarre television tale challenges woman's monotony.


Dir. Xenia Smirnov - Berlin, Germany

Boy rearranges dwelling while solving cube.

And Then

Dir. Tzu-Hsin Yang - Taichung, Taiwan

Tragic interruption to colorless urban routine.

Basura (Trash)

Dir. Juan Silva - A Coruña, Spain

Discreet disposal meets unexpected legal complications.


Dir. Sarah Sun, Angela Wong - Vancouver, Canada

Village is overwhelmed by unwelcome harvest.


Dir. Guillaume Auberval, Léa Dozoul, Simon Gomez, Timothé Hek, Hugo Lagrange, Antoine Laroye, David Lashcari - Paris, France

Trench warfare's toll on musician soldier.

Reynard, The Tale of the Fox

Dir. Sander Dufourmont, Wouter Geerits - Ghent, Belgium

Animals' true nature doesn't change easily.

Te Quiero, Papa (I Love You, Dad)

Dir. Gabriel Lúgigo - Madrid, Spain

Woman's callous regimen for elderly father.

About Time

Dir. Liu Kuan Wen - Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Daily sounds in lonely empty home.

Beti bezperako koplak (Couplets for an Everlasting Eve)

Dir. Ageda Kopla Taldea (collective) - Bilbao, Spain

Stark traditional chant depicts gender violence.

Le Sommet Bleu

Dir. Julien Piau - Angoulême, France

Bears' strange discovery while climbing mountain.

The Last Breath

Dir. Konstantinos Stathis - Thessaloniki, Greece

Three men exchange trust and betrayal.

The Right

Dir. Andrew C Formosa - Melbourne, Australia

Detective flushes out longtime shadowy vigilante.

Shikoof (Reflection)

Dir. Osi Wald - Tel Aviv, Israel

Actor obsessively plans for bit part.

Mírame a los ojos (Look into my eyes)

Dir. Olga Alamán - Valencia, Spain

Eyes as mirror to the universe.

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