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The Short Films Selections 2019 © FDC

The Short Films and La Cinef Selections at the 72nd Festival de Cannes

Following the announcement of the Official Selection of the 72nd Festival de Cannes, held on Thursday, April, 18th at 11am, discover the Short Films in Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection 2019.

Presided by Claire Denis, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury will award films both from the Short Films Competition and the Cinéfondation after their deliberations.

THE 2019 SHORT FILMS COMPETITION

This year, the selection committee has viewed 4240 short films.
The 2019 Short Films Competition comprises 11 films (9 works of fictions, 1 documentary and 1 animation), from Albania, Argentina, France, Finland, Greece, Israel, Ukraine, Sweden and USA.

These films are all in the running for the 2019 Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by President of the Jury, Claire Denis, at the Closing Ceremony of the 72nd Festival de Cannes on Saturday, May 25th.

Erenik BEQIRI

THE VAN Albania,
France
15′
Dekel BERENSON ANNA Ukraine, Israel,
United Kingdom
15’
Vanessa DUMONT
Nicolas DAVENEL
THE JUMP
Documentary
France 12’
Vasilis KEKATOS THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US AND THE SKY Greece / France 9’
Teemu NIKKI ALL INCLUSIVE Finland 15’
Elin ÖVERGAARD INGEN LYSSNAR
(WHO TALKS)
Sweden 14’
Agnès PATRON AND THEN THE BEAR
Animation Movie
France 14′
Yona ROZENKIER PARPARIM
(BUTTERFLIES)
Israel 7’
Agustina SAN MARTIN MONSTRUO DIOS
(MONSTER GOD)
Argentina 10′
Chloë SEVIGNY WHITE ECHO USA 15′
Federico Luis TACHELLA LA SIESTA
(THE NAP)
Argentina 14′

THE 2019 SELECTION CINEFONDATION

For its 22nd edition, the Cinéfondation Selection has chosen 17 films (14 live-action and 3 animated films), from among the 2,000 submitted by schools all over the world. The important presence of Central and Eastern Europe highlights the vitality of filmmaking education in these countries. Six of the selected shorts come from schools taking part for the first time.

The Jury will hand over the three Cinéfondation prizes at a ceremony preceding the screening of the awarded films on Thursday 23rd May, in the Palais des Festivals Buñuel Theatre.

Wisam AL JAFARI AMBIENCE    Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture
Palestine
15’
Louise COURVOISIER MANO A MANO CinéFabrique
France
23’
Ondřej ERBAN STO DVACET OSM TISÍC
(ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND)
FAMU
Czech Republic
16’
Kenya GILLESPIE JEREMIAH The University of Texas at Austin
USA
10’
Martin GONDA PURA VIDA FTF VŠMU – Film and Television Faculty, Academy of Performing Arts
Slovakia
30’
Shoki LIN ADAM Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Singapore
19’
Yarden LIPSHITZ LOUZ NETEK
(RIFT)
Sapir College
Israel
21’
David MCSHANE SOLAR PLEXUS NFTS
United Kingdom
9’
Antonio MESSANA ROSSO: LA VERA STORIA FALSA DEL PESCATORE CLEMENTE
(ROSSO: A TRUE LIE ABOUT A FISHERMAN)
La Fémis
France
28’
Katalin MOLDOVAI AHOGY EDDIG
(AS UP TO NOW)
Budapest Metropolitan University (METU)
Hungary
24’
Martin MONK FAVORITEN
(FAVOURITES)
Filmakademie Wien
Austria
18’
Leszek MOZGA ROADKILL University of the Arts London (UAL)
United Kingdom
8’
Barbara RUPIK DUSZYCZKA
(THE LITTLE SOUL)
PWSFTviT
Poland
9’
Richard VAN HIẾU CalArts
USA
24’
Flo VAN DEUREN BAMBOE RITCS
Belgium
19’
Olesya YAKOVLEVA SLOZHNOPODCHINENNOE
(COMPLEX SUBJECT)
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television
Russia
26’
YEON Jegwang REONGHEE
(ALIEN)
Korea National University of Arts
South Korea
15’
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