Narrative Short

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Better than Neil Armstrong

Alireza Ghasemi / Islamic Republic of Iran (20')

Four children start their journey to the moon with the mission of finding a mysterious place called "Redland", but whose doors are guarded by a mischievous snake.

Sodabikes

Syd Heather / United Kingdom (17'21'')

Three adult siblings race around their childhood hometown to decide who gets to release their late mother's ashes.

The camel boy

Chabname Zariâb / France (15')

Somewhere in the desert, a little boy is plunged by force into an intimidating and completely foreign new world: the world of camel racing. Will the distant hope of seeing his mother again give him the strength to overcome his fears and find his place in this hostile environment?

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M.A.M.O.N. (Monitor Against Mexicans Over Nationwide)

Alejandro Damiani / Uruguay (5')

While Donald Trump is undergoing heart surgery, a portal to another reality opens. Latinos start falling from the sky to the desert, on the Mexico - US border, divided by an enormous wall. An hilarious war breaks between a Trump-like mecha robot and several stereotypical Mexican Latinos.

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UNO

Javier Marco Rico / Spain /10')

Far out at sea, a cell phone floating inside an air-tight bag starts to ring.

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La gita

Salvatore Allocca / Italy (14'35'')

At the age of 14, Megalie, the daughter of an immigrant family from Senegal but born and raised in Italy, has to face the difficult task of finding a place for herself in the world she lives in. When she is denied the opportunity of taking part in a school trip abroad, a perfect occasion for the girl to reveal her feelings to her classmate Marco, that place in the world will seem unattainable to her. But will it be true?

I am afraid to forget your face

Sameh Alaa / Egypt (15')

After 82 days of separation, Adam travels down a rough road to be reunited with the one he loves, whatever it takes.

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Slow

Giovanni Boscolo, Daniele Nozzi / Italy (10'29'')

Da quando Marisa è andata in pensione la sua vita è profondamente cambiata: si sente inutile, abbandonata, senza uno scopo. L'incontro con un'organizzazione segreta di pensionati le svela uno dei più grandi misteri della storia dell'umanità: il traffico stradale.

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Slow

Giovanni Boscolo, Daniele Nozzi / Italy (10'29'')

Since Marisa retired, her life has changed profoundly: she feels useless, abandoned, without a purpose. The meeting with a secret organization of pensioners reveals to her one of the greatest mysteries in the history of mankind: road traffic.

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Maria - a chent'annos

Giovanni Battista Origo / Italy (20')

Sardinia, 1943. Sante Bacci e Nicola Caputo are two Italian soldiers isolated by the rest of the army due to radio communication problems. Sante gives up hopes to help his very sick friend but Maria, a young woman, will carry them to her aunt who will save Nicola through magical treatments.

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So What If The Goats Die

Sofia Alaoui / France (23')

High in the Atlas Mountains, the young shepherd Abdellah and his father are hemmed in by snow at their goat pen. Their animals are wasting away. Abdellah must go to find supplies at a market village more than a day's walk away. When he arrives with his mule, he finds the village abandoned due to a strange event that has wreaked havoc on the lives of all believers.

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