SHORT FILM PROGRAMME A
Six films from Malta. France, Germany, Switzerland, Australia and Iran make up this selection. Here are the details:
‘Il-Kompliċi’ by Ryan Gatt (Malta)
Paul, an ambitious creative director, prides himself on having great insight into human nature and the world around him. When his heartbroken colleague reaches out to him for help, Paul fails to notice the desperate nature of his friend’s plight and his life takes a devastating turn.
Drama – 14 min
‘Ondes Noires’ by Ismael Chandoutis (France)
An ultra-connected society where waves related to new technologies have invaded almost every space. Three people who are electromagnetic hypersensitive talk about their survival within a world that seems increasingly off-limits to them.
Experimental – 21 min
Not My Type by Gerd Gockell (Germany, Switzerland)
An experimental animation about the history of typography, print media and a mosquito experiencing Shakespeares most famous quote.
Animation, Experimental – 3 min
Snow by Alex Murawski (Australia)
11-year-old Sam leaves an injured girl in a barren snowy farmland. The weight of his departure presses upon him and he sets back out to find her before it’s too late.
Drama – 19 min
Artem Silendi by Frank Ychou (France)
Forgive me father for I have fished.
Comedy – 7 min
Neda by Afagh Irandoost (Germany, Iran)
A young immigrant girl in Germany deals with the existential crises of placement, belonging and acceptance.
Drama – 23 min