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Brussels Short Film Festival

European Film Awards – Short Matters! #2

Brussels Short Film Festival

Discover 3 programs composed of awarded shorts at famous film festivals such as Berlin, Venice or Rotterdam.

Flagey, Brussels Short Film Festival

Rekonstrukce (Reconstruction) (Jiří Havlíček, Ondřej Novák)
Czech Republic - Fiction - 2018 - 15' - Color
Olda (17) is an accused waiting for his trial in a detention centre for juveniles. The monotone prison life is gradually intertwined with memories of a police reconstruction. It took one summer night for the holiday boredom to turn into a cruel fun that resulted in death.

Cães que ladram aos pássaros (Leonor Teles)
Portugal - Fiction - 2019 - 20' - Color
School is over and there's a bustle in the air. In Porto, tourists fill up the streets and cafés. The old and decadent are now highlights of the city’s gentrification. Vicente moves around town on his bike, watching the urban landscape modify day by day. The town is no longer the same, the world is changing and so is he. Among his family and friends, Vicente lives with anticipation the first days of summer and the beginning of a new life.

Egg (Martina Scarpelli)
Denmark, France - Animation - 2018 - 12' - Black and whitr
A woman is locked in her home with an egg. She eats the egg, she repents. She kills it. She lets the egg die of hunger.

Oslo (Shady Srour)
Germany, Israel - Fiction - 2019 - 15' - Color
Ziad, a Palestinian day laborer, is denied entry into Israel for work that day. The East Jerusalem border guards offer no explanation. Not wanting to return home empty handed after promising his daughter meat for dinner, he needs to get creative. The journey back is long, and what he encounters in the dry mountains challenges his dignity.

Teltet (The tent) (Rebecca Figenschau)
Norway - Fiction - 2019 - 17' - Color
A dysfunctional family of four is going camping, and poor communications skills make it a struggle to co-operate when trying to put up a complicated tent. The kids are reacting badly to the increasingly uncomfortable tension, as an underlying conflict between the two parents is slowly forced to the surface - and a shocking secret is finally revealed.