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Genre: drama
Synopsis

Short Matters!

If you have a sweet spot for the best of screenings then this one is for you. Short Matters! is organised by the European Film Academy and EFA Productions in co-operation with a series of film festivals throughout Europe, including Berlin, Tampere and Bristol. At each of these festivals, an independent jury presents one of the European short films in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards. These are the nominated films.

PÖFF Shorts finds itself with the freshest selection of the shorts, with the final nominee only being announced a few weeks ago.

Mon, 26.11.2018
7:30 pm
Tallinn, 
Kino Artis
Hall 2
111508
Screening code: 111508
Cassette info
Duration: 90 minutes
Synopsis

Short Matters!

If you have a sweet spot for the best of screenings then this one is for you. Short Matters! is organised by the European Film Academy and EFA Productions in co-operation with a series of film festivals throughout Europe, including Berlin, Tampere and Bristol. At each of these festivals, an independent jury presents one of the European short films in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards. These are the nominated films.

PÖFF Shorts finds itself with the freshest selection of the shorts, with the final nominee only being announced a few weeks ago.

Cassette films
Aquaparque
Aquaparque
Synopsis

A girl and a boy on different directions in life come together again in an abandoned amusement park. They are attracted to the park in order to escape from the outside world, which causes them pain, and here they discover they are at a point of no return.

Film info
Country: Portugal
Year: 2018
Duration: 16 minutes
Language: Portuguese
Director: Ana Moreira
Container
Kontener
Synopsis

Maryna and Tava are working shifts on a milk farm in Eastern Germany. In the village, they are known as 'the two Poles'. They themselves ignore each others existence. When the farm manager goes on a business trip Tava does not show up at work and seems to have disappeared. The next night Maryna wakes up in her container realizing that she is not alone:

Film info
Country: Germany
Year: 2018
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: Polish
Director: Sebastian Lang
I Signed The Petition
I Signed The Petition
Synopsis

Immediately after a Palestinian man signs an online petition, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt. Over the course of a conversation with an understanding friend, he analyses, deconstructs and interprets the meaning of his choice to publicly support the cultural boycott of Israel.

Film info
Countries: United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland
Year: 2018
Duration: 10 minutes
Language: English
Director: Mahdi Fleifel
The Escape
L'Échapée
Synopsis

Alice sings, wears make-up and cracks herself up. She is happy. Yet she is at the hospital, just out of surgery. She is very ill and totally bald. However, she is love with her surgeon. He is her savior and comes to see her every evening. Each of his visits is a magical moment for Alice and helps her forget her unbearable situation.

Film info
Country: France
Year: 2018
Duration: 10 minutes
Language: French
Director: Laëtitia Martinoni
Those Who Desire
Los que desean
Synopsis

In the south of Spain, a race of colourfully painted pigeons, will reward not the one who flies the fastest, but the one who will have known how to seduce a female pigeon, and to fly the longest time at its sides.

Film info
Countries: Spain, Switzerland
Year: 2018
Duration: 24 minutes
Language: Spanish
Director: Elena López Riera