2021 Short Short Story Film Festival

All Stars Edition

❤ indicates film originally from Heartstrings Program
💡 indicates film originally from Headtrip Program

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2014 Films

❤ Tusk

Dir. Rory Waudby-Tolley - London, England

A mammoth regrets having been thawed.

❤ La petite casserole d'Anatole (Anatole's Little Saucepan)

Dir. Eric Montchaud - Paris, France

Anatole always carries his little pan.

💡 Don Miguel

Dir. Kote Camacho - Donostia/San Sebastian, Spain

Man prods friend for loan guarantee.

💡 Laznia (Baths)

Dir. Tomek Ducki - Krakow, Poland

Elderly swimmers dive deeper than usual.

2015 Films

❤ Roksana

Dir. Shaina Pakravan - Los Angeles, USA

Nervous woman awaits meeting her suitor.

💡 Benjamin Goes To A Swingers' Party

Dir. Declan Byrne - Brisbane, Australia

If only he can get in.

💡 Msl-e man ast! (That's Mine!)

Dir. Maryam Kashkoolinia - Tehran, Iran

Landmines wait for their unsuspecting prey.

2016 Films

❤ 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.

💡 Paniek! (Panic!)

Dir. Joost Lieuwma, Daan Velsink - Utrecht, Netherlands

Vacationing woman's overwrought worries about home.

💡 Beti bezperako koplak (Couplets for an Everlasting Eve)

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

Stark traditional chant depicts gender violence.

2017 Films

❤ Ces p’tites heures (Sweet Wee Hours)

Dir. Judith Herbeth, Ines Brini, Julien Cortey, Lea-Caroline Larcher - Paris, France

Parisian woman imagines neighbors' nocturnal activities.

💡 Fiaskó (Fiasco)

Dir. Szabolcs Nagy - Budapest, Hungary

Old man haggles with magical traveller.

2018 Films

❤ Dua2litet

Dir. Rafael Montezuma - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Charlie's struggle to define his identity.

❤ A Good Heart

Dir. Evgeniya Jirkova - Moscow, Russia

Primitive family adjusts to new guests.

❤ Pinchpot

Dir. Greg Holfeld - Adelaide, Australia

Clay pot bonds father and son.

💡 Sand Wanderer

Dir. Eric Giessmann - Dormagen, Germany

Ever shifting sands obstruct desert dweller.

💡 Stuck in the Middle

Dir. Denis Fleurion, Etienne Bonafini, Romain Marchetti, Cécile Minaud, Julien Adoum, Léo Nezot - Valenciennes, France

Four criminals, one strange desert hitchhiker.

2019 Films

❤ The Wait

Dir. Jason McColgan - London, England

Finding comfort in bus stop conversation.

❤ Zdravstvujte, rodniye (Hello, My Dears)

Dir. Alexander Vasiliev - Moscow, Russia

Elderly woman awaits unusual guests' visit.

💡 On the Road

Dir. Blomme Molenstra - Ghent, Belgium

Unique approach to fixing traffic problems.

💡 DOGMA

Dir. Dennys Rodríguez - Mexico/Venezuela

Father subjects sons to intense interrogation.