08/12 16:30 SHORTS Fiction 10

Shift Change
Director Federico Untermann
10’04”|Spain |2018 [A]

Synopsis
Alicia and Vero are room watchmen in an art gallery and only see each other during shift change. A work of art will test their feelings.

Director
Federico Untermann was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1976. After her studies of Film Direction at FUC (Universidad del Cine) in 1995, she moved to Madrid. Directed works include TV series and short films: “Right to Dream”, currently broadcast in a TV stations. “Todo lo demás” (5 awards and more than 60 selections)


Love Centrifuged
Director Maddi Barrenetxea, Marta Teijeira
14’00”| Spain | 2018 [B]

Synopsis
Two strangers meet in a laundry. Their relationship will flow to the rhythm of the washing machines.

Director
Maddi Barrenetxea was born in Getxo, Algorta. Committed, and in love with the audiovisual world through the camera. She is, with a very personal vision, determined and perceptive, and believes her every project is rewarding.

Marta Teixeira in Tolosa. Obtained a degree in Audiovisual Communication and found her vocation in this field. As a creative person, Marta is with loads of enthusiasm.


Unfolded
Director Cristina Picchi
14’59”|Italy |2018 [B]

Synopsis
After a sleepless night, a woman leaves her house decided to put an end to her tormented relationship. But some memories are not so easy to leave behind.

Director
Cristina Picchi is an award winning Italian director, writer and visual artist based between Italy and London. Her films have been screened in festivals and galleries worldwide, winning prizes in festivals such as Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand and Thessaloniki. She holds a degree and an MA in European Literature from the University of Pisa and a master’s degree in Screen Documentary from Goldsmiths University of London.


Lust
Director Alexe Landgren
13’29”|Sweden |2018 [C]

Synopsis
Sara is staying the night at a friend’s house. Her friend is away, but late at night Oskar, the teenage son, comes home. Sara and Oskar begin to talk, talking leads to flirting and flirting to kissing. Sara is not able to stop, not even when Oskar gets uneasy and wants out. He has to force himself away from Sara, and only when he disappears in his room does she understand what she’s done.

Director
Alexe Landgren is a writer/director living in the south of Sweden. She has studied scriptwriting and worked as an assistant director for several years while making her own shorts. She’s currently developing her first feature project.


Anna
Director Dekel Berenson
15’00”| Ukraine | 2019 [B]

Synopsis
Anna, a middle-aged single mother, lives in a small industrial town in war-torn Eastern Ukraine. For a better life of herself and her 16-year-old daughter, she is lured by a radio advertisement to attend a party organized for foreign men who are touring the country, searching for love.

Director
Dekel Berenson is a filmmaker. His second short film, Ashmina, was inspired by his travels and premiered at the 62 BFI London Film Festival. In 2019, his third short film Anna premiered in official Competition during the Cannes Film Festival. Dekel is currently working on his first feature film, Broken Wings.


The Dress
Director Tomás Rojo
05’00”| Spain | 2018 [B]

Synopsis
Felipe reads a book at the door of his store. Sofia passes by in a hurry, when an unexpected accident makes her stop suddenly. Something arises between them.

Director
Tomás Rojo, was born in Rosario (Argentina) in 1985. In 2002 he immigrated to Spain, where he began to study Script and Direction at the Metropolis Film School c.e. in Madrid. His work “Arena Frtil” had been premiered in the Official Section of the 16th Malaga Festival and obtains numerous national and international awards.