2020 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

The International Program in Minikino Film Week 6 is a list of short film selected from open submission. This year’s submission uses 2 registration platforms, https://filmfreeway.com/MINIKINOFILMWEEK and the MFW account on Short Film Depot (https://minikino.org/shortfilmdepot)

 

There were 903 short films from 79 countries submitted for MFW6. 232 titles were selected to enter the second round of selection. For the final round, 34 titles remained as the official SHORTLIST 2020. Furthermore, 198 selected short films this year are the 2020 Official Selections, that will be proudly presented in front of the audience of the Minikino Film Week 6, Bali International Short Film Festival, 4 – 12 September 2020.

Fransiska Prihadi
Program Director, MFW 6
on behalf of the selection team

LIST OF 2020 INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

Short films will be presented in a short film program, in a series of live screenings as part of the Minikino Film Week 6, Bali International Short Film Festival, 4 – 12 September 2020.


HEALTHY DOSE FOR YOUR HEART


A TOUCH | Duration: 70:49 | AGE RATING: 13+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
SAB/SAT 5 18:30 UMA SEMINYAK
MIN/SUN 6 19:00 ANTIDA SOUND GARDEN
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A TOUCH | Duration: 70:49

Feel their heart beats reminding us we’re alive and searching for love as we need it.

(F)OUR SEASONS

Miguel Gabaldón / Spain / 2019 / 14:16

A glimpse with no words through the life of four couples in the cities of Madrid, Chicago and New York.

Awards/Screenings: Special mention of the jury at MAGMA -MOSTRA DI CINEMA BREVE (Italy 2019)

MONTAGNE

Louise Cailliez / France / 2019 / Animation / 18:00

Three teenagers spend the weekend together in Nature.

ADAM

Shoki Lin / Singapore / 2019 / Fiction / 19:33

Tired of his turbulent family life, Adam seeks out an alternative arrangement in hopes of finding his place.

Awards/Screenings: FesƟval de Cannes – CinéfondaƟon 2019, France/ World Premiere Nashville Film FesƟval 2019, USA

DEAR DADDY (Kepada Bapak di Rumah)

Patar Simatupang / Indonesia / 2019 / Documentary / 12:09

A self expression of the director Patar Simatupang. He hates his deceased father for years until a decision himself makes.

Awards/Screenings: Nominee of Best Documentary Piala Maya

SETTING MOON (孟)

Chan Teik Quan / Malaysia / 2019 / Fiction / 06:51

A young woman accompanies her mother down into the deep abyss. Under the setting moon, they reminisce the past.

Awards/Screenings: Winner of Kancil 666 Young Directors Challenge 2019 (Jury’s Choice & People’s Choice Awards)

BELIEVING | Duration: 73:55 | AGE RATING: 13+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
SAB/SAT 5 10:30 IRAMA INDAH, MINIHALL
JUM/FRI 11 15:00 OMAH APIK PEJENG BALI
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BELIEVING | Duration: 73:55 | AGE RATING: 13+

Stories that might seem far away but drifting in your mind for a while.

SERVİS

(The School Bus)

Ramazan Kilic / Turkey / 2019 / Fiction / 14:01

A female teacher decides to do a school bus driver for her students but there is a small problem!

Awards/Screenings: 42nd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival / International Competition, France. 2019 Kaohsiung Film Festival / Non-official Competition / Children’s Jury Award / Official Selection, Taiwan.

BORDER CROSSING

Agnieszka Chmura / Poland / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

Summer of 1989. A car with a caravan reaches the Czechoslovakian-Polish border. On the back seat, a little girl is absorbed by the world of nature.

Awards/Screenings: Bihac Avantura Film Festival: Best international short film / World of Film: International Festival Glasgow Best Short Film in the Female Perspective

DAD MAGNET (Papamagneet)

Daphne van den Blink / Belgium / 2020 / Documentary / 15:00

Kwinten’s father is a naval commander and is often away at sea. Kwinten misses him a lot, but has found ways to deal with that.

CRAZY HAIR

Christophe Deram / France / 2019 / Fiction / 16:00

Marco is ready to get inside Crazy Hair, a hair salon owned by his biological mother. He only knows her name

THE MUSIC VIDEO (Le vidéoclip)

Camille Poirier / Canada / 2019 / Fiction / 13:54

In order to be in her older brother’s music video, Clara, a 13-year-old tomboy, agrees to undergo a radical change of style.

FRIENDSHIPS | Duration: 80:59 | AGE RATING: 13+
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MIN/SUN 6 17:00 OMAH APIK PEJENG BALI
SEL/TUE 8 18:30 UMA SEMINYAK
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FRIENDSHIPS | Duration: 80:59 | AGE RATING: 13+

Beyond sharing time together, they bond.

BEE, MY FRIEND (蜂港天的魔法校园)

CHENG Thim Kian / Malaysia / 2020 / Fiction / 22:30

Self-redemption can be done by influencing and inspiring one’s life.

Awards/Screenings: Osaka Asian Film Festival

100% GIRL (100分女孩)

Chen Liangyu / Taiwan / 2019 / Animation / 03:09

Girl & boy try to do a little magic to fight for peaceful and sweet life.

THE STARS WHISPER

Seonhwa YEO / Korea (south) / 2019 / Fiction / 18:55

A hearing-impaired girl, Yeon-hee transfers to the new school in the countryside.

Awards/Screenings: 15th Lago Film Festival – International Festival of Independent Cinema: Best Unicef Film / 27th KINEKO International Children’s Film Festival: Jury special award/ 18th Dhaka International Film Festival /13th Glasgow Short Film Festival

SWEET SOLACE (Du baume au coeur)

Nicolas Durand / France / 2019 / Fiction / 09:59

Pennilless, whimsical street musician Boïko is delighted when two blind passer-by’s make a striking encounter…

Awards/Screenings: REMI award @ 53rd Worldfest Houston / 16 (and counting) International Festival official selections across 3 continents (2020)

SUMMER FASTING (Jeûne d’été)

Abdenoure Ziane / France / 2020 / Fiction / 18:00

Kader, 11, tries for the first time to make ramadan whith his friend Rudy who just sees it as a game.

Awards/Screenings: Clermont Ferrand Film Festival 2020

HUNGER

Katyayan Shivpuri / India / 2019 / Fiction / 08:26

Inspired by true events, ‘hunger’ is about a homeless man and his love for food.

LONG STORY SHORT | Duration: 72:13 | AGE RATING: ALL
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
MIN/SUN 6 15:15 POP UP CINEMA SELAT KARANGASEM
MIN/SUN 6 19:00 RUMAH FILM SANG KARSA
KAM/THU 10 10:30 IRAMA INDAH, MINIHALL
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LONG STORY SHORT | Duration: 72:13 | AGE RATING: ALL

Stories at the end of fairy tales.

JAIL LULLABY

Jorma Kaulanen / Finland / 2019 / Fiction / 06:44

While the parents of an 8-month old assume their baby is sound asleep, a frenzied prison break is taking place.

Awards/Screenings: Official Selection PÖFF Shorts 2019 International Short Film And Animation Festival / Best Foreign Film – Sunny Side Up Film Festival 2020

SONIA LOVES, SONIA DOESN’T

Natalia Beliaeva / Russian Federation / 2020 / / 15:00

As her sixth birthday approaches, a girl is choosing some presents for favorite doll Sonia, who is waiting for her at the store.

TURTLE’S STROLL (かめさんぽ)

Minori Matsuoka / Japan / 2020 / Animation / 02:40

One day, a pet turtle named Kamesuke decided to go out alone.

LOVE IS LOVE

Alessia Pischedda / Italy / 2018 / Fiction / 01:00

Viola, a 6-year-old kid, just lost her baby teeth but she already has her own vision, one which is opposite to her father’s…

Awards/Screenings: Concurso De Cortos Giza Eskubideak Herrira 2019, Spain (Best Short) / Zonta Short Festival 2019, Italy (Best Short)

THE LITTLE BIRD AND THE BEES (Der kleine Vogel und die Bienen)

Lena von Döhren / Switzerland / 2020 / Animation / 04:30

High above, the small bird enjoys the flowers of its maple tree. – Awards/Screenings: Berlinale, 2020

OLGA’S DIAMOND

Tomasz Siwiński / France / 2019 / / 18:33

When Olga’s pet cricket die, her father tells her a strange tale about a giant with two diamonds for eyes.

Awards/Screenings: Selection : U n poing c’est court – Vaux-en-Velin – France 2020I FF Zoom Festival – Zblizenia – Poland 2020C inemagic International Film Festival – Irland 2020

THE DREAM (Rüya)

Mehmet Nuri Kaya / Turkey / 2019 / Fiction / 07:00

A little girl falls asleep listening to a tale.

Awards/Screenings: Lahore Eurasia Film Festival, First-Time Filmmaker Sessions / Varese International Film Festival, European Cinematography AWARDS (ECA)

SUNRISE IN THE FOREST (Matahari Terbit di Hutan)

Samuel Ruby / Indonesia / 2019 / Fiction / 16:46

A boy is left curious by the death of his father. One day, he meets a forest spirit whom he thinks may know where his father is.

Awards/Screenings: Official selection, 26th Austin Film Festival

LONGING | Duration: 92:42 | AGE RATING: 17+
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JUM/FRI 11 20:30 OMAH APIK PEJENG BALI
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LONGING | Duration: 92:42 | AGE RATING: 17+

Even when words are left unsaid, the mood lingers so we won’t forget.

PROOF

Nora Jaenicke / United States / 2019 / Fiction / 10:55

An immigration officer is asking a young Pakistani woman to present “proof” that she loves the man she is about to marry.

Awards/Screenings: 16th SOUTH ASIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, NY, USA) / 22nd FALUDI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Budapest, Hungary)

PASSAGE

Anja Sidler / Switzerland / 2019 / Animation / 07:00

Two very different people set off on an adventure and leave their familiar environment behind them. Unexpectedly their paths cross.

IN THE MIDDLE OF DINNER (Obrolan, Meja Makan dan Piring Ketiga)

Anjani Dhita Palupy / Indonesia / 2019 / / 13:06

A mother and her son talk about her father who hasn’t come home yet while they’re having dinner

Awards/Screenings: Pekan Film Makassar 2019 (Official Selection), UCIFEST 10 (Official Selection), Sewon Screening 2019 (Official Selection)

THERE WERE TWO OF US (Nous étions deux)

Térence DESTERNES / France / 2019 / Documentary / 21:45

Six years after my father’s death, what is my mother’s view of their 29 years of life together, their couple, their successes and their failures?

L’EMPIRE DES LUMIÈRES

Pierre-Alain Giraud / South Korea / 2019 / Fiction / 15:01

A North Korean spy, for more than 20 years without activity in South Korea, is ordered to leave Seoul and abandon his family.

Awards/Screenings: K aohsiung Film Festival, Taiwan (10 – 27 October, 2019) International Short Film Competition3 . Cairo International Film Festival, Egypt (20 – 29 November, 2019) Cinema of Tomorrow Competition.

EDGE OF LOVE

Takuya Matsumoto / Japan / 2019 / / 24:55

Masako has never fallen in Love. She has friends, but the world was narrow and Dark. Oneday, a shocking encounter comes to Masako.

LOVE WINS | Duration: 73:37 | AGE RATING: 17+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
RAB/WED 9 17:00 MASH DENPASAR
JUM/FRI 11 20:30 OMAH APIK PEJENG BALI
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LOVE WINS | Duration: 73:37 | AGE RATING: 17+

Love worth fighting for and it was nice to see that in the end it wins.

NACHTS SIND ALLE KATZEN GRAU (All Cats Are Grey in the Dark)

Lasse Linder / Switzerland / 2019 / Documentary / 18:16

As Christian is yearning to become a father, he decides to fertilize his beloved cat Marmelade by an exquisite tomcat from abroad.

Awards/Screenings: Locarno Festival, Toronto International Film Festival (Won: IWC Short Cuts Award For Best Short Film), Tampere Film Festival (Won: Best Documentary)

MONKEY SEE

Atulit Kwatra, Khomthong Rungsawang / Thailand / 2019 / Fiction / 02:48

A couple engage in a talk of personal matters, oblivious to the chaos happening all around them.

Awards/Screenings: 1st Prize, Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival, Purin Roundtable: 48-Hour Film Challenge (Bangkok, Thailand 2019)

РАКУШКА (Shell)

Anna Ozar / Russia / 2019 / Fiction / 14:00

Masha has cancer. Though she thinks it’s the end, turns out it’s only the beginning.

Awards/Screenings: Soirées du cinéma russe de Bordeaux, France, Bordeuax: Grand-Prix / Linea d’Ombra Festival, Italy, Salerno: Grand-Prix, Audience Award

THE BLUE BED (Takhte Abi)

Alireza Kazemipour / Iran / 2019 / Fiction / 14:10

A middle-aged woman uses a temp marriage agency to ensnare an attractive girl.

Awards/Screenings: Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia 2020 (Japan); Official Selection / V ancouver Short Film Festival 2020: Best Director Award

FAIRYOCIOUS (Féeroce)

Fabien Ara / France / 2019 / / 13:21

”I want to be a girl, mommy.” Alma freezes. From now on, her 8-year-old son wants to dress up like a fairy to go to school.

Awards/Screenings: Landshut Short Film Festival Moscow Shorts.

DISTINGUISHED FEELINGS (SENTIMENTS DISTINGUÉS)

Keren Marciano / France / 2019 / Fiction / 11:02

It begins with a woman’s revenge and it ends with a woman’s revenge

Awards/Screenings: Reeling film festival Chicago & Leeds

MUSE | Duration: 78:57 | AGE RATING: 17+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
SEN/MON 7 19:30 MASH DENPASAR
SEL/TUE 8 20:00 UMAH NUSA DUA
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MUSE | Duration: 78:57 | AGE RATING: 17+

Stories that tug our hearts, souls and minds.

THE GOLDEN AGE (L’Âge d’Or )

Eric Minh Cuong Castaing / France / 2018 / Documentary, Experimental / 19:46

Children with motor disabilities experiment with various dance techniques and virtual reality glasses to see what dancers see.

Awards/Screenings: – Festival International du Film sur l’Art (Montréal, Canada ; Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2019 (York, Royaume-Uni), Nov. 2019

WHEN LIGHT FADES

Daan Groot / Netherlands / 2020 / Fiction / 11:03

As a boy spirals into isolation, it’s getting harder for him to resist the visions of an offered escape.

LAND OF DESTRICTS (Land der Gegenden)

Andreas Gruetzner / Germany / 2019 / Experimental / 04:36

Footage from 1973, shot in an Institution in Germany, where back then people lived, who were judged to be mentally sick.

Awards/Screenings: Best political shorfilm at the Shorfilmweek Regendburg / GermanyAward for a particularly valuable film – FBW Germany

WHEN YOU LOST AND LOSE

Daniel Victory / Indonesia / 2019 / Experimental / 05:12

Mawar missed her husband who was kidnapped in 1998. For 21 years, she never realized that he always been with her in another form.

Awards/Screenings: Anugerah Angsa Emas UI Film Festival / In Competition 15th Indonesia Film Festival 2020

AFTERLIFE

Pavel Ruzyak / Russian Federation / 2019 / Documentary / 09:00

How we treat others during our lifetime is how they will treat our memory when we are no longer alive.

Awards/Screenings: Kustendorf Int. Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, 2020 Film Selected.

THE TENT (Teltet)

Rebecca Figenschau / Norway / 2019 / Fiction / 16:50 A shocking secret is forced to the surface as a dysfunctional family are struggling to put up a tent.

Awards/Screenings: Encounters short film festival, Bristol, UK. Encounters Grand Prix Award 2019. Kortfilmfestival Leuven, Belgium, International competition Award, 2019

TO THE DUSTY SEA (À La Mer Poussière)

Héloïse Ferlay / France / 2020 / Animation / 12:30

Left alone in the deepest of the summer, Malo and Zoe are trying their best to catch their mother’s elusive eye.

Awards/Screenings: screening in the Annecy International Animation Festival.

THE RAINBOW | Duration: 90:43 | AGE RATING: 17+
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SEN/MON 7 20:00 UMAH NUSA DUA
JUM/FRI 11 19:00 MASH DENPASAR
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THE RAINBOW | Duration: 90:43 | AGE RATING: 17+

Love in a spectrum of colors regardless of society control.

CALIFORNIA DREAMING (Soben California)

Sreylin Meas / Cambodia / 2019 / Fiction / 16:00

Two women from different backgrounds encounter one another at an oceanfront resort and discover a hidden bond.

Awards/Screenings: Special Mention; Singapore International Film Festival 2019 (Singapore) / Tampere Film Festival 2020 (Finland)

A COHABITATION (新居入伙)

Tung Wei Ye / Taiwan / 2019 / Fiction / 18:15

In 2013 Taipei, a gay couple are forced to separate because one of them who is a Malaysian has HIV and is forced to be deported.

Awards/Screenings: Queer-Streifen Regensburg World Aids Programme / 11th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival Student Film Competition Official Selection

BALTRINGUE

Josza Anjembe / France / 2019 / Fiction / 20:00

After two years in jail, Issa is about to get out when he mets Gaëtan, a young inmate who has not served his sentence yet.

Awards/Screenings: 1. France Télévisions 2020 Award / 2.European Film festival 2020, Lille

TOMORROW ISLAND

Gwenn Joyaux / Estonia / 2018 / / 16:28

Love defies borders

Awards/Screenings: 1st prize, Best Short Film, Prémio Sophia Estudante, Portugal (2018) & Winner GOLD Best Short – Love is Love, Queenpalm International Film Festival (2019)

MADRID – ESTOCOLMO (Madrid – Stockholm)

Antonio Ledesma Vila, Carmen Kaltchev Soto / Spain / 2019 / Fiction / 19:45

Night falls in Madrid, Eva and María’s eyes cross paths.

Awards/Screenings: Festival de cine de Madrid PNR / Roze FilmDagen Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival 2020

HEALTHY DOSE FOR YOUR SOUL


BITTER SWEET | Duration: 71:43 | AGE RATING: 13+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
MIN/SUN 6 19:00 UMAH NUSA DUA
SEL/TUE 8 10:30 MASH DENPASAR
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BITTER SWEET | Duration: 71:43 | AGE RATING: 13+

Stay positive with our hopes and dreams, life sometimes bitter but short and sweet indeed.

AGE OF BRYCE

David Feagan, Brian Elliott / United States / 2019 / Fiction / 09:50

Smothered by an adoring, over-protective mom, 12-year old Bryce Yancy Paul (Bip) is pushed to the brink of pubescent revolution

Awards/Screenings: Best Comedy Short – Garden State Film Festival / Special Jury Prize – Oxford Film Festival

RAIN, SNORKEL & GREEN BEANS

Yavuz Akyıldız / Turkey / 2020 / / 19:10

There are highly valid reasons for being where everyone is in life … probably!

Awards/Screenings: KFYD Short Film Festival (Turkey, Top Shorts) / El Ojo cojo Film Festival (Spain)

TIES

Dina Velikovskaya / Germany / 2019 / Animation / 07:35

A young woman leaves the parental home to see the world. By leaving, she puts it at risk.

Awards/Screenings: Dok Leipzig 2019 – Mephisto 97.6 audience award (Best animation film in the Official selection)I nterfilm – Best Film

KEMANTEN (INTO THE HAPPINESS)

Imam Syafii / Indonesia / 2019 / Fiction / 15:08

Losing is painful, but loss is normal in life. then what if the loss is present when the figure of Lilis must be happy

TEEN HORSES

Valérie Leroy / France / 2019 / Fiction / 20:00

After her parent’s divorce, Tania, 14 years old, starts a new life when she arrives during the year in a new French middle school.

COURAGE | Duration: 89:01 | AGE RATING: 17+
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SAB/SAT 5 13:15 MASH DENPASAR
MIN/SUN 6 19:00 RUMAH SANUR CREATIVE HUB
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COURAGE | Duration: 89:01 | AGE RATING: 17+

Take the next thing that comes along in life and wipe the fear and doubt of your face.

TODAY, OR I’LL DIE (Aujourd’hui ou je meurs)

Kristina Wagenbauer / Canada / 2019 / Fiction / 07:26

After a month of texting, Zoe has organized a perfect first date with Marc. Their expectations will be tested by reality

FREE DELIVERY AND RETURN (Livraison et retour gratuit)

Adrien Orville / Belgium / 2019 / / 06:00

François’ world collapses when his partner tells him that she does not want to keep the baby.

Awards/Screenings: International Short Film Festival – Film Front; Novi Sad, Serbia (2019)

END-O

Alice Seabright / United Kingdom / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

Jaq wants to have sex. But her Endometriosis is out to sabotage her: with chronic pain and unpredictable bleeding!

Awards/Screenings: BFI London Film Festival / Clermont Ferrand

YAI NIN

Champ Ensminger / United States / 2020 / Documentary, / 12:58

Ninlawan Pinyo is a Thai grandmother who hustled her pork sausage factory to send her kids to America.

Awards/Screenings: Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary Short, Seattle Asian American Film Festival / Official Selection, Florida Film Festival

FRONTERAS

Violeta Barca-Fontana / Spain / 2020 / / 19:00

Marta, the only woman in a group of filmmakers, struggles between being raped or killed by the men who have just kidnapped them.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

THE TRAP (Fakh)

Nada Riyadh / Egypt / 2019 / / 20:00

In a deserted and run-down Egyptian seaside resort in wintertime, a young unmarried couple arrives to make love.

Awards/Screenings: Semaine de la Critique du Festival de Cannes 2019, France / World Premiere Toronto International Film Festival 2019, Canada

CHAMPAGNE

Coralie Lavergne, Tommy Weber / France / 2019 / Fiction / 08:37

A young woman receives her medical analysis. What looks like a good news for her doctor, feels (very) different to her

INTRICATE LOVE | Duration: 91:11 | AGE RATING: 17+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
KAM/THU 10 20:30  ANTIDA SOUND GARDEN
JUM/FRI 11 16:30 MASH DENPASAR
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INTRICATE LOVE | Duration: 67:11 | AGE RATING: 17+

The odds seemed like going against them, yet you feel their love.

ROOFTOP & AFTERNOON TALKS

Riyadi Prabowo / Indonesia / 2019 / Fiction / 15:51

On a rooftop, Nayla & Gema jokingly sought ways to interfaith marriage in Indonesia

Awards/Screenings: Ganfest 2019, Cirebon Film Festival 2019

ARABIC FRIDAY(יום ג’ומעה עראבי يوم الجمعة عربي)

Gal Rosenbluth / Israel / 2019 / Fiction / 04:01

Naomi (Israeli) and Marwan (Palestinian) are a couple that has a custom: On Fridays, they speak Arabic only. No Hebrew allowed.

Awards/Screenings: Haifa International Film Festival | OtherIsrael Film Festival (NYC)

THE ROOM (La Chambre)

Latifa Said / France / 2019 / / 17:29

Anne must come and pick up her father’s stuff at his household room. An Algerian emigrant she barely knew, he just passed away.

Awards/Screenings: Jury Prize at JCK – Journées Cinématographiques de Kairouan – West Med (Tunisia) / Best Director at Copper Coast International Film Festival (Wales)

DISPARUE

Joan Bentosela / France / 2019 / Fiction / 13:00

A bickering family on a road trip stops at a gas station. Murielle, the mother, insists on having the car washed.

Awards/Screenings: 18th Sacramento French Film Festival, USA Birmingham Film Festival, UK

FUN TIMES

Matthew Victor Pastor / Australia / 2020 / Fiction / 07:40

Sammy is a teenager with violent men all around him. Kate is his neighbour. This is the story of their inevitable demise

LES DERNIERS FEUX

Benjamin BUSNEL / France / 2019 / Fiction, Experimental / 09:10

A director and his actress go to the Cannes Film Festival, looking for money for a film. An incident will disturb their quest…

Awards/Screenings: JEJU French Film Festival / BARCELONA MecalPro Festival

ORIGINS | Duration: 88:20 | AGE RATING: 17+
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RAB/WED 9 19:30  RUMAH FILM SANG KARSA
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ORIGINS | Duration: 88:20 | AGE RATING: 17+

Sometimes the origins are tangled up in history and left untold.

AMERIGO ET LE NOUVEAU MONDE (Amerigo and the New World)

Luis Briceno, Laurent Crouzeix / France / 2019 / Animation, Documentary / 13:50

1492… Soon after that date, the name of a certain Amerigo started being used in relation to the American continent.

Festival du court métrage de Clermont Ferrand / Bogoshort – Colombia / Sao Paulo international film festival

PORRIDGE

Ryan Wibowo, Darik Maurice / Canada / 2019 / Fiction / 06:25

As an immigrant’s homesickness forms in recurring dreams, he tries to recreate a dish from his childhood to move past the feeling.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

SIN-SFO

Leon Cheo / United States of America / 2019 / Fiction / 11:11

As they drive to San Francisco, married couple Angie and Danny debate a decision that will change their lives forever.

Awards/Screenings: National Youth Film Awards (2019, Singapore) Best Director, Best Live-Action Short

SUB BROTHERS

Sandeep Ravindranath / India / 2019 / Documentary / 22:26

Through the daily struggles of an immigrant life, two brothers from Pakistan carry in their hearts a longing for a homeland they might never return to.

Awards/Screenings: Signs Film Festival, Chavara Film Festival. MFW6 International Premiere

SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO

Nils Clauss, Thomas Horat / Switzerland / 2020 / Documentary / 19:08

3 stories of different people in a small coastal town in southern Italy who overlap surprisingly

Awards/Screenings: Solothurner Filmtage 2019

ANNA

Dekel Berenson / Ukraine / 2019 / Fiction / 15:20

Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine Anna is an ageing single mother who is desperate for a change.

Awards/Screenings: BIFA award for Best Short Film, DC SHORT – Best Int. Short Film

WISHES | Duration: 92:49 | AGE RATING: 17+
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WISHES | Duration: 92:49 | AGE RATING: 17+

A hope for unknown things, searching for surprises or a make believe things will stay the same.

FORTISSIMO

Janine Piguet / Switzerland / 2019 / Fiction / 20:50

As a pianist starts rehearsing, her neighbour unleashes a sound war drawing every neighbour to the window

Soundance festival in Barcelona (2020) won Best actress for Janine Piguet and Best Music Film / Under The Stars International Film Festival (UTSIFF) won Best Editing

A GOOD GUY

Thibaud Ponce, Jules Selini / France / 2020 / Fiction / 02:25

In the street, a man asks for help to another man.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

ELSA

Lim Jen Nee / Singapore / 2019 / Documentary, Fiction / 08:17

6-year old Stanley has a year left to be Disney’s Queen Elsa to his heart’s content, before formal education starts.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

FIVE (Fuenf)

Peter Kaboth / Germany / 2019 / Animation / 06:55

Five fingers with a plum are representing a whole society and the challenges of humankind.

Awards/Screenings: Animario Animation Festival, Madrid 2019: Best Animation / Director, Productio: Guadalajara International Film Festival

YOUNG, BUT IT WILL PASS (Молод, но это пройдёт)

Nastya Feschuk / Ukraine / 2019 / Fiction / 11:57

A young man comes for a job interview, which at some point becomes more and more like confession or a oneman show.

Awards/Screenings: Molodist International Film Festival 2019 / Aswan International Women Film Festival 2020

MR. ANGRY EYE AND THE BUMP (Herr Böseguck Und Die Beule)

Agnieszka Jurek / Germany / 2019 / Animation / 02:25

About the luck to walk into a wall.

Awards/Screenings: DOK Leipzig 2019, MONSTRA Lissabon 2020

BANISHES (Destierra)

Juan David Mejía / Colombia / 2019 / Fiction / 15:10

Yeison lives alone in the country. Jealously guard his home and three graves in the yard. A man arrives and begins to inhabit the place.

Awards/Screenings: 59th Cartagena International Film Festival / 31st Latin Cinema Toulouse

MAMA

Simon Maria Kubiena / Austria / 2019 / / 05:00

A father gets confronted with the fear of losing his mother. His daughter watches this realization through children’s eyes.

Awards/Screenings: 33rd Braunschweig Int’l Film Festival, 16Th Cineyouth Film Festival

VIDEOTHEK

Stephan Bernardes / Germany / 2019 / Documentary / 19:50

Wolfgang, the optimistic owner of one of Germany’s last video stores, does his best to keep the doors open against all odds.

Awards/Screenings: Premiere at Munich International Short Film Fest, finalist for its audience award.

WOMEN STAND UP | Duration: 76:52 | AGE RATING: 13+
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WOMEN STAND UP | Duration: 76:52 | AGE RATING: 13+

Through their thoughts, challenges and actions, these seemingly diminutive women make enormous impact and become a source of inspiration

WARD’S HENNA PARTY (HENET WARD)

Morad Mostafa / Egypt / 2019 / / 22:50

Halima, a Sudanese henna painter goes to Basma’s, a bride to prepare her for her wedding: under the eyes of her daughter Ward.

MARTA

Benoît & Julien Verdier / France / 2019 / Fiction / 05:41

Back on Marta’s journey, a former nigerian prostitute.

Awards/Screenings: SESIFF 2019 – Best short film, international competition / OFF – Odense International Film Festival 2020 – International competition

THE LOST ROOM (Omah Njero)

Gelora Yudhaswara / Indonesia / 2020 / Fiction / 24:58

Today, the Omah Njero living room will witness more than a brother-sister quarrel.

Awards/Screenings: Nominee, Official Selection JOFAFEST 2020 (Jogja Film Akademi Festival) General Category

 NARRATIVE (現在。的故事)

Jia Yun Li / Taiwan / 2020 / Animation / 04:15

The younger sister outstands but couldn’t get parents’ attention, she started to envy the clumsy brother often scolded by them.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

THE WEDDING CAKE

Monica Mazzitelli / Sweden / 2019 / Experimental / 03:53 A young woman is forced to become a prostitute in order to settle her ex-husband’s debts.

Awards/Screenings: Reykjavik RVK Feminist FF winning Best International Film Award, Göteborg Film Festiva

THE OTHER SIDE (De L’autre Côté)

Hugo Bravo / France / 2019 / Animation, Experimental / 04:45

A woman is swimming in the ocean.

COAL

Resat Fuat Cam / Turkey / 2019 / Fiction / 10:30

A woman and her young son have to prove their poverty in order to overcome it.

Awards/Screenings: Izmir International Short Film Festival, Usak Winged Seahorse Short Film Festival (Special Jury Award, Best Script)

HEALTHY DOSE FOR YOUR MIND


ARTISAN | Duration: 84:39 | AGE RATING: 13+
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MIN/SUN 6 16:00 UMAH NUSA DUA
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ARTISAN | Duration: 84:39 | AGE RATING: 13+

Be inspired by their high touch work, pouring all their passion and love into their art.

THE BOWL

Ingrid Guldenaar / Netherlands / 2019 / Documentary / 10:04

A Dutch artist takes a closer look at her Asian roots. Does her work give enough answers or does she have to broaden her horizon?

Awards/Screenings: CinemAsia Film Festival 2019 – screening/Short Film Factory 2020 – Award Winner

THE VOICE OF BETAWI (Irama Betawi)

Ibrahim Hanif / Indonesia / 2019 / Documentary / 16:38

Irama Betawi group goes around the city performing the iconic ondel-ondel art performance, despite harsh conditions on the streets

Awards/Screenings: Festival Film Dokumenter 2019 – Nominee Short Documentary / Out Of Competition UCIFEST 11 (UMN – Animation and Film Festival 2020)

THE SIXTH STRING (ميس مشش)

Bahram Azimi / Iran / 2019 / Animation / 14:33

In 1926 in Tehran, a tar player is inspired by the mechanism of the early automobile which was imported to Iran those days.

FORGOTTEN PEOPLE

Kenji Hayasaki / United States / 2019 / Documentary / 19:15

An intimate look at how Navajos from different generations strive to pass their traditional values on to the future.

URBAN SPHINX

María Lorenzo / Spain / 2020 / Animation, Experimental / 04:53

In URBAN SPHINX are animated these pieces of ephemeral art, connecting each image in continuity like the frames of a film.

Awards/Screenings: Annecy, France Anifilm, Czech Republic

LIKE A MOVIE (Comme dans un film)

Fanny Laure Bovet / Switzerland / 2019 / Documentary, Experimental / 19:16

A young filmmaker documents an external and an internal journey in her family, trying to go behind words.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

FAMILIAR STRANGER | Duration: 73:09 | AGE RATING: 13+
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MIN/SUN 6 10:30 MASH DENPASAR
RAB/WED 9 17:00  RUMAH FILM SANG KARSA
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FAMILIAR STRANGER | Duration: 73:09 | AGE RATING: 13+

One look and we know what it is even with our eyes closed, do we really?

DISPLACED (Desplazado)

Alex Mendez Giner / United States of America / 2019 / Experimental / 13:40 I belong to the Venezuelan Diaspora. An immigrant, descendant of immigrants. This is my lament. Absurd historic recurrence.

Awards/Screenings: 23rd Rencontres Internationales Traverse France / 6 8th Columbus International Film & Animation Festival. USA

CAYENNE

Simon Gionet / Canada / 2020 / Fiction / 10:59

During her night shift at the remote gas station, a female clerk agrees to help a man whose car broke down.

INTERSTATE 8

Anne Thieme / Germany / 2019 / / 15:00

In the southern United States, two young women meet by chance in the back of a police car

Awards/Screenings: Warsaw Film Festival 2019, Poland; World Premiere / Interfilm – International Short Film Festival Berlin 2019

BLACK (Kaala)

Tarun Jain / India / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

Before an African student could realise what it meant to be in an alien country, he was already a victim of hatred because of his skin color.

Awards/Screenings: Cinequest Film & VR Festival, RapidLion, The South African International Film Festival

THE HUNTER

Jero Yun / Korea (south) / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

A xenophobic South Korean hunts North Korean people and sells their meat for a living.

Awards/Screenings: SESIFF International Extreme-Short Film Competition (South Korea), MEDIAWAVE (Hungary)

REVISION (Ревизия)

Mikhail Zheleznikov / Russia / 2020 / Experimental / 03:30

Short study of an old photo

HIDDEN TRUTH | Duration: 72:02 | AGE RATING: 17+
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HIDDEN TRUTH | Duration: 72:02 | AGE RATING: 17+

A mosaic of endless parallel worlds, seek what lies beneath.

THE GODS OF TINY THINGS

Deborah Kelly / Australia / 2019 / Experimental / 05:22

Poetry about threats to life: colonialism, climate catastrophe and human profligacy. We are dancing at the end of time.

Awards/Screenings: First prize, Fotogenia Festival, Mexico City / 2019 O fficial selection, Pink Life KUIRFEST, Istanbul

LONGER THAN EVER

Farzin Saeed / Iran / 2019 / Fiction / 12:58

An experienced judge has found himself on the eve of a tough decision making which may put his long term reputation in…

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

AS YOU CAN SEE

Ghada Fikri / Egypt / 2020 / Documentary / 07:44

The grooves, cuts and lines engraved on a woman’s hand tell the story of how she raised her five children, mostly on her own as seen through her daughter’s eyes.

Awards/Screenings: Best Documentary Hope Award – Original Narrative Short Film Festival

TRANSPARENT, THE WORLD IS.

Yuri Muraoka / Japan / 2019 / Animation / 07:18

The portrait of me and my daughters which depicts the relationship between “the personality” and “the world/ the society”

30K AN OUNCE

Sagar Singh Sivaraman / Thailand / 2019 / Fiction / 16:50

On his way back to his girlfriend’s place, Tony encounters the worst possible scenario at the worst possible time.

Awards/Screenings: The Amazing Stoner Movie Festival / Colorado International Cannabis & Hemp Film Festival

CIRCLE & SUN

Giuliana Cascardo / United States / 2019 / Experimental / 01:04

Single glowing shape drops, duplicates, and disappears on a loop. Inspired by cell reproduction and destruction.

Awards/Screenings: Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival, Hamtramck, MI, 2019 Haute to Death, Detroit, MI 2019

THE FORTUNE (Singlaris)

Hadafi Raihan Karim / Indonesia / 2019 / Fiction / 07:54

Business is slow at Ibu Ros’ spices stall and she is beginning to get desperate, then Bejo come to presents her with a solution.

Awards/Screenings: ReelOzInd! Australia-Indoonesia Short Film Competition and Festival (Official Selection, 2019) Hellofest #13 Animation and Short Movie Festival (Official Selection, 2019)

ROLAND. A LUNGE INTO YOUR FACE (Roland. Auf’s Maul mit Ausfallschritt)

Paula Stoll / Germany / 2019 / Documentary / 12:52

Patrolling in Berlin’s infamous ghetto as a security guard, the washed-up neo-Nazi Roland acts tough and glorifies his brutal past

Awards/Screenings: best documentary short at Imagine This Women International Film Festival

IMAGINE THIS | Duration: 38:09 | AGE RATING: 7+
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IMAGINE THIS | Duration: 38:09 | AGE RATING: 7+

Let’s get inspired by the dreamers.

FACING THE SKY

Celine Lochmeier / Switzerland / 2020 / Animation, Experimental / 03:05

Stop motion music video created with 20000 pictures

Awards/Screenings: JellyFest Los Angeles

FRIENDS

Florian Grolig / Germany / 2019 / Animation / 07:50

The ‘small’ one is, well, small, and the ‘big’ one definitely very very big. They are friends.

Awards/Screenings: Tribeca, Interfilm Berlin

STAR ROCK

Aitor Herrero, Raúl Colomer / Spain / 2019 / Animation / 05:27

An alien and his abused pet coexist as they can on a distant planet, arid and dry.

Awards/Screenings: 2019 ANIM’EST Romania 2019 Baixada Animada – Mostra Ibero-americana De Cinema De Animação

HEDGEHOG SPIKINEY

Tihoni Brcic / Croatia / 2020 / Animation / 06:47

Spikiney is a hedgehog who runs a soup kitchen for his needy friends. They search for a selfish monster who steals their food

STRANGE CREATURES (Extrañas Criaturas)

Cristóbal LEÓN & Cristina SITJA / Chile / 2019 / Animation / 15:00

The animals of the forest decide to go in search of their homes, when these are mysteriously stolen by strange creatures.

Awards/Screenings: Fantasia International Film Festival Montreal (2019)F ID Marseille (2019)

VERSO | Duration: 77:27 | AGE RATING: 13+
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VERSO | Duration: 77:27 | AGE RATING: 13+

There’s always two sides of stories, or even more.

WARUM SCHNECKEN KEINE BEINE HABEN

Aline Höchli / Switzerland / 2019 / Animation / 10:44

Slugs have a hard time keeping up with the pace of life in the city of insects.

Awards/Screenings: Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (September, 2019) Short Cuts / Warsaw Film Festival, Poland (2019) Short Film Competition, Best Animation Short & Oscar Qualifier

FLAWLESS

Lévy CLAUDE / France / 2019 / Fiction / 07:22

A young man is going on a first date with a young lady, but things will take an unexpected turn because of a new mobile app.

Awards/Screenings: Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival (India) Award for Best Editor RedWood Film Festival, Award for Best Romantic Short Film

IMAGE IST ALLES

Florian Anders / Germany / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

To polish her reputation, 16-year-old Lea stages a provocative scandal in a social network that will soon fall to her feet.

Awards/Screenings: Clujshorts (Official Selection, ClujNapoca, Romania) F ICAIJ – Audiovisual Festival For Kids & Teens (Official Selection, Mérida, Venezuela)

“HELLO”, WE LIED

Laura Garber Gamse / United States of America / 2020 / Animation, Documentary / 12:02

Jestin Coler’s fake news empire arguably swayed the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Virality and reality intertwine.

Awards/Screenings: American Documentary Film Festival Official Screening

ZWART

Tommie Geraedts / Netherlands / 2019 / Fiction / 07:19

A slightly naïve cosplay-fan gives up a tad too much personal information during verification questions on his computer.

Awards/Screenings: IMDB Independent shorts awards, Best Sci Fi film SilverS kepto International Film Festival, Finalist

TOUCH (‘טאצ)

Nir Berger / Israel / 2019 / Fiction / 25:00

A dark romantic comedy in the age of social media.

Awards/Screenings: Winner – Best Short Film & Best Screenplay – Moscow Shorts 2019 / Nominated – Palm Springs ShortFest 2020

URBAN STORIES | Duration: 93:27 | AGE RATING: 17+
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URBAN STORIES | Duration: 93:27 | AGE RATING: 17+

Explore the place and read the stories in between the space.

COMO Y PORQUE SE HA ESFUMADO DON JOSE (How And Why Don Jose Dissipated)

Moshe Ben-Avraham / Spain + Israel / 2018 / Animation / 12:38

An encounter between a lazy tourist and an annoying bee develops into a surreal situation, then turns into a mad journey

Awards/Screenings: 13th Motelx Lisbon International Horror Film Festival (2019Official Selection), 18th Anima – Córdoba Int’l Animation Festival (2019 Official Selection)

SERIAL PARALLELS

Max Hattler / Hong Kong / 2019 / Experimental / 09:00

Hong Kong’s signature architecture of horizon-eclipsing housing estates is re-imagined as parallel rows of film strips.

Awards/Screenings: Award for Best Film, Kinodot Experimental Film Festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2020 / Honourable Mention (Professional Jury), Videoformes Festival, France, 2020

STILL STANDING

Tan Wei Ting / Singapore / 2020 / / 19:54

An architect aims to bring the kampong spirit to the city amidst high-rise housing in Singapore, only to be faced with struggles.

Awards/Screenings: 30th Singapore International Film Festival / 8th La Gurimaba Film Festival

IT’S DESMOND (YOUR MISGUIDED TOUR GUIDE)

Daniela Di Salvo / Canada / 2020 / / 05:45

In a world of disingenuous wanderlusters, “IT’S DESMOND (your misguided tour guide)” seeks to reveal the truth behind world travel.

ASCONA

Julius Dommer / Germany / 2019 / Documentary / 15:00

A miniature golf course becomes a social analysis analogy.

Awards/Screenings: Nordic Filmdays Lübeck 2019 (Prize for best Short Film)

TAIWASTE

Patrik Thomas / Taiwan / 2020 / Documentary, Experimental / 25:00

The nuclear powered country Taiwan solves it’s nuclear waste problem with a citizen-powered decentralised storage strategy.

Awards/Screenings: International Shortfilmweek Regensburg: FFF First Prize

IHR (Them)

Amélie Cochet, Louis Möhrle / Switzerland / 2019 / Animation / 06:10

A building with a courtyard. While the characters follow their routines, trash piles up & soon escalates to a disaster.

ONCE UPON A TIME | Duration: 75:38 | AGE RATING: 17+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
SEN/MON 7 20:30 OMAH APIK PEJENG BALI
KAM/THU 10 16:15 IRAMA INDAH, MINIHALL
JUM/FRI 11 16:15 IRAMA INDAH, MINIHALL
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ONCE UPON A TIME | Duration: 75:38 | AGE RATING: 17+

Memory tells us that they’re remembered from the deep silence or when words pour out like rain.

SORORELLE (Sororal)

Frédéric Even, Louise Mercadier / France / 2019 / Animation / 14:56

Three sisters are facing the coming flooding by the Sea of their lands. Each sister faces the imminence of death in a various way.

Awards/Screenings: Short Grand Prix at the Warsaw International Film Festival 2019B est Animation Short Film in the International Film Festival of Guayaquil 2019

THE WOODLAND (El Monte)

Claudia Claremi / Cuba / 2018 / Documentary, Experimental / 13:10

José Manuel explains to his granddaughter Malena his world view through deep knowledge of natures’ mysteries.

Awards/Screenings: XX MIDBO. Muestra Internacional Documental de Bogotá. Colombia. 20184 8° ALCINE. Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares. Madrid. España. 2018

THE FANTASTIC GARDEN (O Jardim Fantástico)

Fábio Baldo, Tico Dias / Brazil / 2020 / Fiction / 20:00

An indigenous teacher implements the use of Ayahuasca in her classes in order to connect her students to another reality. During a ritual, one of the children comes upon weird gear in the forest.

Awards/Screenings: 66th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (International Competition)

I WILL GO BACKWARDS OF OUR PATH (Andrò a ritroso della nostra corsa)

Mattia Biondi, Segmenta Infiniti / Italy / 2019 / Experimental / 02:50

The film is a backwards journey through the seasons and the units of the language. To change the prose of the world.

Awards/Screenings: 1) Proceso de Error – Festival Internacional de Video Experimental2 ) Istanbul International Experimental Film Festival

DIARY OF CATTLE

Lidia Afrilita, David Darmadi / Indonesia / 2019 / Documentary / 17:32

Diary of Cattle is the story of a 24-hour life cycle of a herd of cows that live and graze on a landfill site in Indonesia.

Awards/Screenings: Best Short Documentary at FFD 2019 / Blencong Award for The Best Asian Short from Light of Asia Program & Jogja Film Student Award at The 14th JogjaNETPAC Asian Film Festival 2019

KIBANG AYOK

Achmad Rezi Fahlevie / Indonesia / 2020 / Fiction / 07:10

A man intercourse with a tree to get sexual satisfaction, without realizing it has a magical power called “Kibang Ayok”.

Awards/Screenings: Official Selection Hacker Porn Film Festival 2020 / Official Selection The QTPOC Pride Arts + Film Fest 2020

HEALTHY DOSE FOR YOUR NERVE


ALL THAT SHE WANTS | Duration: 89:43 | AGE RATING: 17+
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ALL THAT SHE WANTS | Duration: 89:43 | AGE RATING: 17+

A subtle yearning to embrace life, love and relationship.

HER MIRRORS

Moe Myat May Zarchi / Myanmar / 2019 / Experimental / 14:38

An impressionistic state-of-mind piece of a decay of young woman enclosed in a dollhouse, because of her vanity.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

ERTIDAD (GOIN SOUTH) (Ertidad دادترإ)

Mohammed Alhamoud / Saudi Arabia / 2019 / / 14:00

A newlywed couple find themselves outside their comfort zones goin’ south.

Awards/Screenings: Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival / Cleveland International Film Festival

TRYPHON & PHARAÏLDE (DOE & DEER)

Casimir VERSTRAETE, Edgar VERSTRAETE / France / 2019 / Fiction / 18:16

Between Tryphon and Pharaïlde things are not easy. In a forest looking for a stagg, an unexpected event changes everything.

Awards/Screenings: Public Price at the Festival des Courts en Hiver de Porto-Vecchio (France/ Corsica)

BOTTLENECK

Måns Berthas / Sweden / 2019 / Fiction / 08:00

Three women are gathered for an act of vengeance. They spin a bottle to determine who should perform the deed.

Awards/Screenings: El Gouna Film Festival 2019, Egypt / World Premiere DC Shorts Film Festival 2019, USA

WATERMELON BABY

Liao Jiekai / Japan / 2019 / Fiction / 14:49

High school-er Tamaki grows a watermelon in her body as she waits for boyfriend Sui to return home from Canada.

Awards/Screenings: Singapore International Film Festival

SIX HOURS (6 часов)

Yana Chernukha / Russia / 2020 / Fiction / 20:00

A young woman is going to spend six hours, buried in the ground. She asks her younger sister to dig her in.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

BEYOND EXPECTATION | Duration: 82:54 | AGE RATING: 17+
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BEYOND EXPECTATION | Duration: 82:54 | AGE RATING: 17+

Have a heart to win a lover, a friend, or a family.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER (CAPSULE – EXTINTOR)

Rodrigo Sopeña Costales, Joana Solnado / Spain / 2019 / Fiction / 04:10

Milagros is obliged to install a fire extinguisher in her chapel. But first she will have to ask someone’s permission.

Awards/Screenings: Best Actress: Hanford International Film Festival (California, USA) / Best Comedy: Kosice International Monthly Film Festival (Slovakia)

OUT OF ORDER

Trevor Zhou / United States / 2019 / Fiction / 12:04

When a man awakens in a hotel room and realizes he cheated on his wife, a sinister stairwell forces him to tell the truth or risk everything.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

BREATHE

Kang Sheng Tang / United States / 2019 / Fiction / 08:43

A professor is threatened by an ex-student to expose the their relationship to the university.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

MAMA MANIA

Vincent Sparreboom / Netherlands / 2019 / Documentary / 13:00

During a manic episode, the mother of the director gets involved in a dating scam. He decides to intervene.

Awards/Screenings: DOK Leipzig International Documentary and Animation Film Festival (2019) | Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (2019)

LOLO

Leandro Goddinho, Paulo Menezes / Germany / 2019 / Fiction / 13:40

Lolo is an openly gay 11-year-old boy trying to finally convince Max, his first love, to go public with their relationship.

GOLDEN FRAMES IN THE CLOSET (Jemari Yang Menari Di Atas Luka-Luka)

Putri Sarah Amelia / Indonesia / 2019 / Fiction / 16:22

A mortuary cosmetologist has to face a dilemma when she receives a call from a mother who had lost her child in an accident.

FUNFAIR

Kaveh Mazaheri / Iran / 2019 / Fiction / 14:55

Majid a young financially struggling man comes up with a ploy in order to better the life of his wife Sarah.

Awards/Screenings: Best International Short Film at “Foyle Film Festival” (Qualified for Academy Awards 2021)

SURPRISE! | Duration: 75:06 | AGE RATING: 13+
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MIN/SUN 6 18:30 UMA SEMINYAK
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SURPRISE! | Duration: 75:06 | AGE RATING: 13+

It’s the time to take a ride into the dark and see the light at the end.

LUCID

David Mair / United States / 2020 / Fiction / 07:38

A dying man with a dark past seeks to repair the relationship with his estranged daughter.

Awards/Screenings: Z-Fest Film Festival 2020: Audience Award, Nominated for Best Film

BURA

Eden Junjung / Indonesia / 2019 / Fiction / 12:07

A guard leaves his post despite rumours of ninjas terrorising the town at night, to meet with his lover.

Awards/Screenings: Light of Asia Competition – Jogja NETPAC Asian Film Festival 2019 / In Competition – SGIFF 2019

BASURERO

Eileen Cabiling / Philippines / 2019 / / 17:00

A fisherman, desperate for cash, dumps bodies into the sea for the current Philippine Administration’s “Drug War”.

Awards/Screenings: Busan International Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival

WILD WILL

Alan King / Australia / 2019 / Fiction / 12:57

A neighbourhood dogcatcher found wandering the streets, turns a police station into hell on earth.

Awards/Screenings: Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival: Official Selection Lab Competition / B risbane International Film Festival – Winner Jury Award Innovation In Form

BIRTHDAY

Vikster Chew / Malaysia / 2019 / / 13:06

Following the journey of a girl going home in a quiet night on her birthday.

Awards/Screenings: BMW Shorties 2019. Winners of Best Cinematography / WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

IMPORTANT POLICE SHIT

Andrew T. Betzer / United States of America / 2019 / Fiction / 12:18

A group of police cadets are mercilessly hazed as they suffer through the worst day of their training, their hell day.

Awards/Screenings: 2020 Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival

SLICE OF LIFE | Duration: 89:42 | AGE RATING: 17+
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SLICE OF LIFE | Duration: 89:42 | AGE RATING: 17+

Everyone gotta get a grip of life. Some take one day at a time. How did they slice their life?

MORNING

Vojtěch Domlátil / Czech republic / 2019 / Animation / 03:33

Morning. Coffee. Breakfast. Shower. And then? Trip outside? Or trip inside?

Awards/Screenings: 2020 Mecal Pro, Barcelona, Spain, 2020 GLAS Animation Festival, USA

MARE

Guille Vázquez / Spain / 2020 / Experimental, Fiction / 07:48

A young woman seeks out someone who has entered her house when she is between sleep and vigil.

Awards/Screenings: 23. Festival de Málaga

CARGO – DER TRANSPORT

Christina Tournatzés / Germany / 2019 / Fiction / 14:59

A gang of smugglers lets 71 people die in transit.

THE SOWER (SIEWCA)

Krzysztof Chodorowski / Poland / 2019 / Documentary / 04:50

There are people who observe a lot and would like to share it with the world but are afraid they won’t have enough time…

FORFEITURE (Lamun Sumelang)

Ludy Oji Prastama / Indonesia / 2019 / Fiction / 18:02

A desperate man wants to save his dying daughter by seeking his last victim of “pulung gantung”and discover that it’s his own wife

Awards/Screenings: Official Selection 14th Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival, Indonesia, 2019Best Short Film Fiction at 8th Piala Maya, Indonesia, 2020

LEAVE OF ABSENCE (Otpusk)

Anton Sazonov / Russia / 2019 / Fiction / 12:00

In Russia, suppressed masculinity has led to a feeling of unfulfillment as men feel that the country rejects them, leading to a drastic decline in male life expectancy.

Awards/Screenings: Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland (2019) – Official selection – Pardi di domani Best Direction Prize (PIANIFICA) / Sundance Film Festival, USA (2020) – Official selection

TRAHIS DE L’INTERIEUR

Thierry ESPASA / France / 2020 / Fiction / 13:30

Man is rarely quite good or completely bad (S. Freud)

16TH DECEMBER (16 de Decembro)

Álvaro Gago / Spain / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

Saturday. Nightfall. The ball travels fast across the court. Lucía leaves handball training and sets off to pick up her brother.

Awards/Screenings: ABYCINE – Festival de Cine de Albacete, Best Short Film / El Gouna Film Festival ( Egypt ), Special Jury Mention

HEALTHY DOSE FOR YOUR TASTE


CHALLENGES | Duration: 77:28 | AGE RATING: 17+
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CHALLENGES | Duration: 77:28 | AGE RATING: 17+

Stories about foreign things that can be so hard to fight.

EL INFIERNO Y TAL

Enrique Buleo / Spain / 2019 / Fiction / 09:35

A stack of self-help books. A few calendars with pictures of naked women. A costume of Sancho Panza. A young woman who suffers.

Awards/Screenings: Special Mention Of Jury (Labo Competition) Clermont Ferrand (France). Official Competition Slamdance (Us). World Premiere Gijon International Film Festival (Spain)

BLUE LIGHT (幻影机)

Cheah Kah Sing / Malaysia / 2019 / Fiction / 14:52

A cameraman mirrors himself through a director he despises.

Awards/Screenings: INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE at MFW6, The Best Short Film at the 16th Mini Film Festival (Malaysia) at the Open Category

ONE SLIMY STORY

Assile Blaibel / France / 2019 / Animation, Fiction / 04:39

In a peaceful town by the sea, people start melting and have to deal with this.

MILK

Jennifer Kolbe / Germany / 2020 / Mockumentary / 04:30

MILK illustrates in a simple way how conventional dairy cows are used. What would happen if people were to be used in this way?

TAKE IT AND END IT (ΠΑΡ’ ΤΟ ΠΡΑΜΑ ΚΑΙ ΣΦΑΞ’ ΤΟ)

Kirineos Papadimatos / Greece / 2020 / Fiction / 20:00

A veal has to be slaughtered by a butcher. But this veal is different than the others. It’s his ‘child’. Based on a chapter of Giorgos Skambardonis book, “Everything Works Fine Against Us.”

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

MENSCH MASCHINE OR PUTTING PARTS TOGETHER

Adina Camhy / Austria / 2019 / Experimental / 07:50

A feminist essayistic film as audio-visual remix: an experimental collage of sound and image, sketch-like and associative.

Awards/Screenings: BFI London Film Festival (UK) Young Jury Award, Curtocircuito Festival Internacional de Cine, Santiago de Compostela (ES)

THIS MAKES ME WANT TO PREDICT THE PAST

Cana Bilir-Meier / Germany / 2019 / Experimental, Documentary / 16:02

The film shows two young woman at the shopping mall in Munich and remembers at the racist attack of 2016.

Awards/Screenings: Kasseler Documentary and Videofilmfestival / International Shortfilmfestival Oberhausen

EXTRAORDINARY | Duration: 83:18
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
SEN/MON 7 18:00 OMAH APIK PEJENG BALI
KAM/THU 10 19:45 MASH DENPASAR
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EXTRAORDINARY | Duration: 67:07 | AGE RATING: 17+

Ordinary human in extraordinary circumstances.

HOARDER DIARY

Céleste Vidal–Ayrinhac / France / 2020 / Animation, Experimental / 06:57

What if we’re only represented by our accumulations of objects, how could we tell ourselves ? Here’s 3 months in a hoarder’s life

MY PLANET (Ma planète)

Valéry Carnoy / Belgium / 2018 / Fiction / 24:10

Henri, a baker in his fifties, suffers from his failed marriage. One morning he meets Anita, a young contemporary photographer.

Awards/Screenings: (2019) Brussels Short Film Festival Compétition Next Generation (Belgium) – National Audience Award / (2019) Thess International Short Film Festival (Greece): Cinematic Achievement.

SIGH (OF)

Vlad Bolgarin / Moldova / 2019 / Animation / 15:00

A grey man, living in a grey city, covered in smog, keeps on sighing until he dries out and becomes skin and bones.

Awards/Screenings: Busan International Short Film Festival 2019 / Sarajevo Film Festival 2019

  THE GHOSTS WE LEFT AT HOME

Faris Alrjoob / Jordan, Germany / 2020 / Fiction / 21:00

A raw and intimate portrayal of a man in grief, and a city on fire, doomed and in exile, and sinking to hit rock bottom.

Awards/Screenings: World Premiere at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen.

SUMMER IS ENDING (FIN DE SAISON)

Matthieu Vigneau / France / 2019 / Fiction / 20:00

Summer is ending in Douglas’ campsite, and during his morning swim in the river, he’ll find a human tongue.

Awards/Screenings: Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, 2020

FUN SHORTS | Duration: 25:35 | AGE RATING: ALL
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
MIN/SUN 6 11:30  RUMAH FILM SANG KARSA
MIN/SUN 6 18:00  ANTIDA SOUND GARDEN
MIN/SUN 6 14:30 POP UP CINEMA SELAT KARANGASEM
SEN/MON 7 16:30 OMAH APIK PEJENG BALI
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FUN SHORTS | Duration: 25:35 | AGE RATING: ALL

Shorts are fun for the whole family. You will not notice when it’s over and wanting more!

ANGEL’S TRUMPET (INGLITROMPET)

Martinus Klemet / Estonia / 2019 / Animation / 02:26

The next step in the evolution of hummingbirds just may suprise you!

Awards/Screenings: Best Musical Score (Epic ACG Fest 2019, USA)

FLYWORM

Nui Naruphon / Thailand / 2019 / Animation / 03:49

It’s a story about an abnormal worm who have a great dream.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS

Verena Fels, Marc Angele / Germany / 2019 / Animation / 07:20

You fly with no seat! That’s the rule in the Turbobus.

Awards/Screenings: 27. International Festival of Animated Films Stuttgart (ITFS)/ 37th Busan International Short Film Festival (BISFF)

IMIK NANOK

Clara Billat / France / 2019 / Animation / 03:00

A pinguin sees gobal warning affect his floe. One morning, he wakes up to discover a strange machine in his backyard…

KIDS

Michael Frei / Switzerland / 2019 / Animation / 09:00

An animated short exploring group dynamics. How do we define ourselves when we are all equal?

Awards/Screenings: 1.B erlinale International Film Festival, Germany (7 – 17 February, 2019) Generation 14PLUS2 .G las Animation Festival, United States (21 – 24 March, 2019) O fficial Selection

LINGER | Duration: 84:17 | AGE RATING: 17+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
SAB/SAT 5 19:00 MASH DENPASAR
SEN/MON 7 17:30 UMAH NUSA DUA
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LINGER | Duration: 84:17 | AGE RATING: 17+

Let’s taste the mood lingers in our mind iInstead of wondering why they don’t get it right.

THE SON (兒子)

Cheong Chi Wai / China, Macau / 2019 / Fiction / 11:26

She is young. She has a son. She falls in love with a married man. Between family and love, there is no way to go.

Awards/Screenings: FIRST International Film Festival

WHEN YOU GROW UP (ALS JE LATER GROOT BENT)

Max Baggermann / Netherlands / 2019 / Documentary / 21:14

Ann absurd portrait of a working day, that makes you wonder what it means to be human in a work-driven society.

GUARD DOG (CHIEN DE GARDE)

Sarah Angelini / France / 2019 / Fiction / 15:59

Louise, 14, keeps a look-out while her sister is having a relationship with a married man.

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

SELKINCHEK (THE SWING)

Samara Sagynbaeva / Kyrgyzstan / 2019 / Fiction / 20:38

Winter in Kyrgyzstan: not only the school must be heated, at home the granddaughter is cold.

A THOUSAND SAILS (木已成舟)

TSANG Hing Weng Eric / Hong Kong / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

Solitary old lady REN is asked by a disabled neighbour to send some gifts to his son in the city and brought a secret of him back.

Awards/Screenings: Sundance Film Festival 2020 / The 37th Busan International Short Film Festival

REALITY BITES | Duration: 89:52 | AGE RATING: 17+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
RAB/WED 9 18:00  ANTIDA SOUND GARDEN
KAM/THU 10 13:30 IRAMA INDAH, MINIHALL
JUM/FRI 11 13:30 IRAMA INDAH, MINIHALL
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REALITY BITES | Duration: 89:52 | AGE RATING: 17+

Let’s check in reality, they might really exist.

(( ( ( ( ( /* ) ) ) ) ))

Charles Fairbanks, Saúl Kak / Mexico / 2020 / Experimental, Documentary / 18:15

( ( ( ( /*\ ) ) ) ) ) is a sensory ethnography of culture and communication in a community founded by volcano refugees.

Awards/Screenings: RIDM / Ambulante / Oberhausen

MARY, MARY SO CONTRARY

Nelson Yeo / Singapore / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

Repurposing and manipulating footage from two classic films, “Mary, Mary So Contrary” weaves together a phantasmagoric narrative

ATTACK ON DEPOK (Gedoran Depok)

Bobby Zarkasih / Indonesia / 2019 / Documentary / 12:04

The unspoken truth about the genocide in Depok in 1945

Awards/Screenings: Winner of HP Mentorship Project 2019

LETTING GO (Lah gah)

Cécile Brun / Switzerland / 2019 / Animation / 06:33

A dive into sunny childhood memories and emotional depths of loss and disappearance, trying to grasp what is not tangible.

Awards/Screenings: Tricky Women Tricky Realities, A, 2020 – Jury’s Special Mention Animateka Int. Animated Film Festival, SI, 2019 – Jury’s Special Mention

W

Stelios Koupetoris / Greece / 2019 / 06:00

A teacher is set to do his daily routine classroom at the school he works, during one of the most difficult days to teach.

Awards/Screenings: 12th Corti a Ponte International Film Festival (Official Selection, Venice, Italy)/ 4th Aaretaler Kurzfilmtage (Official Selection, Switzerland)

STAY AWAKE, BE READY (Hãy tỉnh thức và sẵn sàng)

Pham Thien An / Viet Nam / 2019 / / 14:00

On a street corner a mysterious conversation among three young men at a street stalls.

Awards/Screenings: Quinzaine des Réalisateurs – Cannes 2019, France / World Premiere, Illy Award L ocarno Film Festival 2019, Switzerland

RESISTANCE (Widerstand)

Benjamin Hujawa / Germany / 2019 / Fiction / 03:00

A family discussion on Christmas can only be brought to an end by extreme measures.

Awards/Screenings: International Short Film Festival Berlin 2019 / Independent Days Internationale Filmfestspiele Karlsruhe 2020

COMMUNITY GARDENS

Vytautas Katkus / Lithuania / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

Patriarchal masculinity seems to catch its last breath in the sun. A story about a cold relationship between a father and his son.

Awards/Screenings: Semaine de la Critique du Festival de Cannes 2019, France – World Premiere, Sarajevo Film Festival 2019, Bosnia and Herzegovina

VISUAL POETRY | Duration: 86:37 | AGE RATING: 17+
DATE SHOW TIME VENUE
MIN/SUN 6 19:30 OMAH APIK PEJENG BALI
SEL/TUE 8 19:30 MASH DENPASAR
RAB/WED 9 20:30  ANTIDA SOUND GARDEN
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VISUAL POETRY | Duration: 86:37 | AGE RATING: 17+

Sensibility streaming in a flow of sound and images even without spoken poetic words.

PATTERN COGNITION (Mustererkenntnis)

Thorsten Fleisch / Germany / 2019 / Experimental / 07:20

When you stare at a screen for long, the screen stares back at you. – Awards/Screenings: Special Jury Mention at Animatou, Switzerland e: totz@gmx.de

THE BIG NOWHERE (Le Grand nulle part)

Frédéric Astruc / France / 2019 / Fiction / 14:59

Lucy does her jog in a city park. As she approaches a river that runs alongside the park, an unknown sensation overwhelms her…

Awards/Screenings: WORLD PREMIERE at MFW6

CORPSELAND

Yang LIU / France / 2020 / Fiction, Animation / 06:35

Corpseland is an amusement park.

AT DAWN

Anaë Bilodeau, Louis-Pierre Cossette / Canada / 2019 / Animation / 04:20

The repetitive gestures of three individuals remind us of the simple pleasures of awakening the senses.

Awards/Screenings: Best Regional Creation’s Award, Saguenay International Short Film Festival 2019

THE SIX DEGREES OF FREEDOM (Los Seis Grados de Libertad)

Sergio H. Martín / Spain / 2019 / Experimental, Documentary / 20:07

Welcome to the world of the high-performance sport.

Awards/Screenings: 2019 International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE / 2019 FICUNAM – Festival Internacional de Cine de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Special Jury Mention

AND THEN THE BEAR (L’Heure de l’Ours)

Agnès Patron / France / 2019 / Animation / 13:52

Hordes of children will come together and howl as they dance alone on the ashes like wild bears.

Awards/Screenings: 2019 Gold Hugo, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival / 2019 World Animation Short Film Award – Leeds International Film Festival

EARTHFALL (RAS)

Simone Hooymans / Norway / 2019 / Animation, Experimental / 06:32

A disaster threatens to destroy everything in its way, but from chaos emerges a glimpse of a new, unknown beginning.

Awards/Screenings: Bergen International Film Festival/Tricky Women-Tricky realities

(UN)CERTAINTY

Grace Wang / Canada / 2019 / Experimental / 12:52

A woman enters the forest and encounters a stranger, or does she?

Awards/Screenings: 2020 Queens World Film Festival, Official Selection (in competition) / 2019 Catacumba Film Festival, Official Selection (International Competition)

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