Winners 2020 June Edition
L'Oro di Famiglia (The Family Gold)
Directed by EMANUELE PISANO
A young petty thief and a male robbery. Among the stolen goods, an object captures his attention: not gold, not silver and not ancient memorabilia, but something much more precious than the worth returning.
THE ERRAND BOY
Directed by CARLOS DEL CASTILLO
After losing his mother and being left to live alone, an 11 year old boy is employed as the errand boy of the only pharmacy of a small town where he lives and becomes the little doctor of the region.
Directed by Bhulla Beghal
Made during the CV19 lockdown and commissioned by Multistory as part of their project, Stories in Isolation, Home Time tells a child’s simple point of view during a congested and manic period. In the midst of a nationwide lockdown, a school-boy is just a boy. Now that school is been taken from him, his realisation of how much he loved his teachers, classmates and the routine arises and he poetically awaits the day he can return.
The Cry Of Silence
Directed by Mara Cracaleanu
The Cry Of Silence is a film about two sisters, a story that follows events of their lives and decisive moments they have to go through. It is a meditation on life and death, the contrast between sadness, pain, joy and euphoria.
Directed by Ronnie Cramer
A woman encounters a chair with strange properties, but can't decide if the experience is exciting or annoying. Created old-school style, using only pen and paper, and made up of 2,700 individual drawings
Directed by Shamil Aliyev
One steppe man is living far from the cities closely communicating with the nature. His farther teaches him all wisdom of the steppe life. After his farther death he met with
the young woman who came from the village. Meeting with her is a new page in his life and a huge step into the big and unfamiliar life ahead...
Directed by Oli Greck
In an artificial future, the development of high functioning AI has led to the mistreatment of women
Directed by Adam Weber
A hit man and his potential protege are tasked with burying a body in the countryside but the seemingly simple job takes an unexpected turn.
IL VESTITO (THE SUIT)
Directed by Maurizio Ravallese
An immigrant works in a laundry to buy a wedding suit. One day he is found stealing a suit from a sick groom who has just been left at the altar. To atone for his sins, he will have to avenge the robbed man.
Directed by Petronella Petander
The Haven takes place in the communal laundry house; typical to Swedish housing complexes and a kind of frame of mind for ordinary life. The laundry house is not only a warm and temporary safe space, it is also a place where it is possible to be somebody else, for a couple of hours. In an uncertain and vanishing existence, simple everyday routines - like doing laundry - becomes a way to hold on, and to belong.
The Gliwensbourg Chronicles
Directed by EMILIE TOMMASI
Gliwensbourg, winter 1915, a French trench is pounded, all the soldiers are buried making only one survivor. Underground, the soldier who survived managed to get out of an air pocket and crawl into a hole leading to a mysterious tunnel that leads to ... 1925!
Directed by Leila Murton Poole
Mathilde, a mute French orphan, helps to protect Madame B, the most superstitious lady in the world, from all bad luck. Both have developed their own coping mechanisms to deal with extreme loss. When Mathilde breaks Madame B’s most prized possession, a magical mirror, she goes on a journey to fix it. Along the way, she meets 12 year old Tobias who is wise beyond his years and changes her life forever.
Directed by EInkar Maxutova
An inventor reveals his invention to his girlfriend but she uses it to reveal a surprise to him