2019 Short Short Story Film Festival

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Total run time: 80 minutes

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The Wait

Dir. Jason McColgan - London, England

Finding comfort in bus stop conversation.

레시피 (Recipe)

Dir. Kyungsok Kim - Seoul, Korea

Husband makes cooking video for wife.

La bañera (The Bathtub)

Dir. Jonay García - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

An intimate conversation in the bathtub.

انا موجود (I Exist)

Dir. Ouammou Achraf - Rabat, Morocco

Rapper Omar dreams of changing world.

Birthday Party

Dir. Amir Salimkhani - Tehran, Iran

Girl's birthday plans have unexpected turn.


Dir. Jonny Grace - Melbourne, Australia

Overheard car conversation affects boy's future.

O muro era muito alto (The Wall Was Too High)

Dir. Marão Marcelo - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Mouse's experience scaling an enormous wall.

바빠서 (Busy)

Dir. Daehoon Ok - Busan, Korea

Comments from patient's family frustrate nurse.


Dir. Maria Kubiena - Walster, Austria

Father's loss seen through daughter's eyes.

Zdravstvujte, rodniye (Hello, My Dears)

Dir. Alexander Vasiliev - Moscow, Russia

Elderly woman awaits unusual guests' visit.

The Housewarming

Dir. Michele Maria Serrapica - London, England

Newcomer daughter calls dad about experiences.


Dir. Augustine Klarfeld - Paris, France

Bureaucrat judges intentions of new immigrant.

09:09 F

Dir. Avinash Medhe - Pune, India

Trampling humanity on crowded Mumbai train.

At Any Time

Dir. Robbie Gibbon - London, England

Woman spills her heart on voicemail.

마이 드링크 마이 라이프 (My Drink My Life)

Dir. Joseph Jo - Daejeon, Korea

Man contemplates past via beer brands.


Dir. Juan Pablo Zaramella - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Glory is at our fingertips, literally.

400 MPH

Dir. Paul-Eugène Dannaud, Julia Chaix, Lorraine Desserre, Alice Lefort, Natacha Pianeti, Quentin Tireloque - Valenciennes, France

Chimpanzee attempts breaking land speed record.

Monster Sitter

Dir. Elena Beatrice, Daniele Lince - Turin, Italy

Interview with caretaker of lake monster.


Dir. Romane Faure, Nathanael Perron, Léa Detrain, Benoît de Geyer d'Orth, Pei-Hsuan Lin, Anne-Lise Kubiak - Valenciennes, France

Phileas embarks on quest for tea.

The Hunter

Dir. Jari Vaara - Finland/Japan

Hunter has tables turned on him.

My Future Self

Dir. Jake McKone - Greystones, Ireland

Visiting past self to improve present.


Dir. Jamie Luke Milligan - Bournemouth, England

Disgruntled wife airs grievances with husband.

Hangend (Hanging)

Dir. Mathieu Georis - Brussels, Belgium

Man creates crackling drawings from scratch.


Dir. Andranik Mamyan - Moscow, Russia

Lonely man waits for curious package.

Au large (Away)

Dir. Mathilde Pepinster - Brussels, Belgium

Man's imaginative technique for catching fish.

Check Out

Dir. Octavio Guerra - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Óscar's last day at special hotel.

سیکل وی (V. Cycle)

Dir. Ahmad Khoshniat - Tehran, Iran

Man withstands attacks from different ideologies.


Dir. Dennys Rodríguez - Mexico/Venezuela

Father subjects sons to intense interrogation.

Viei eksisosi (Violent Equation)

Dir. Antonis Doussias - Athens, Greece

A totalitarian society brutally enforces equality.

Il Grande Presidente (The Great President)

Dir. Giovanni Basso - Ferrara, Italy

Twins compete to control country's destiny.

Фридом (Freedom)

Dir. Mircea Bobina - Bucharest, Romania

People change leaders, but little changes.

The Factory

Dir. Ali Rahimi & Mohammad Amin Sharifi - Tehran, Iran

Displaced drug addicts inhabit abandoned factory.

Not Your Panda

Dir. Tigris Alt Sakda - Québec City, Canada

Investigating humanity's complicated relationship with Pandas.

On the Road

Dir. Blomme Molenstra - Ghent, Belgium

Unique approach to fixing traffic problems.

SSSFF 2019 Heartstrings Jury Award

Jury Heart

A custom creation by Eric Giessmann

SSSFF 2019 Headtrip Jury Award

Jury Head

A custom creation by Eric Giessmann

SSSFF 2019 Heartstrings Audience Award

Audience Heart

A custom creation by Greg Holfeld

SSSFF 2019 Headtrip Audience Award

Audience Head

A custom creation by Shalev Ben Elya and Renen Adar.