09/12 20:15 SHORTS Fiction 13

Fusilao
Director Maria Laura Reina
09’23”| Venezuela | 2018 [B]

Synopsis
An unexpected accident leaves Henrique unconscious, his mother takes him to the emergency hospital. However, she soon will discover that Fusilao can become in a metaphor game of the daily situations in health system.

Director
María Laura Reina, Venezuelan director, she’s graduate in Cinematographic Direction at the Film School of the University of Los Andes in Venezuela. Her short films have participated in festivals, as La habana, Cinélatino Rencontres Festival in Toulouse, Chicago Latino Film Festival.


Living Together
Director José Luis Santos
10’00”| Spain | 2018 [B]

Synopsis
Julien manages a school at a Paris suburb. After Bataclan attack, he receives many guidelines from the Ministry to face any possible menace, including making drills with children between 3 and 11 years old.

Director
José Luis Santos was born in 1974. Since 2001 he developed his activity as film critic inside “Factoría de Sueños” (Dreams Factory) project on many Spanish media. In 2006 he filmed his first shortfilm, “We´ll talk tonight”. “Living Together (Le vivre ensemble)” is his sixth fiction shortfilm.


OMA
Director Luca Deravignone
11’30” | Italy | 2018 [B]

Synopsis
A call in the night, by something you cannot say no. A race against reason, in a world that seems to have adapted, towards a long-delayed choice: but can the chase of a dream turn into madness? OMA is a dark dystopian tale about our fears, despair and hope of those who, at least once in their life, really wanted to give it a try.

Director
Luca Deravignone (1979) has always been in between academic research (he is specialised in artificial intelligence for geographical analyses) and photography/video. He starts his experience in visual arts only in 2007, at the moment, besides travel/event reportages, he likes to shoot musical videos. “OMA” directs his first short film with almost zero budget.


Zhwan
Director Kaveh Jahed
13’58”| Iran | 2019 [B]

Synopsis
At the night of her engagement, Zhwan (the bride) does not come out of her room, and she is awaiting the groom. When he enters, the bride argues about the request of his family for her bringing the virginity test. The groom’s reaction shocks her.

Director
Kaveh Jahed was born in 1987. He is a director, writer, producer and editor. He studied at “Iranian Youth cinema society” film school and had been working as an assistant director, editor, production manager and assistant of Photography of several feature films.


Dad
Director Fernando Vivas
13’09” | Argentina | 2019 [B]

Synopsis
Two estranged brothers meet again in a funeral home where lies the dead body of his father. The friction between the two begin to emerge and the impending confrontation does not seem to offer any respite when one of them realizes that the dead man’s body does not belong to his father.

Director
Fernando Vivas – Graduated from Eliseo Subiela Film School in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During his studies, he received several awards and recognitions for his films. His horror short film “Parasomnia”, from Directv Cinema and Sundance Channel, awarded the best student short film in Argentina in 2015. He worked in more than ten feature films in various roles.