EFA Shorts is the European Film Academy’s short film tour, which brings the latest European Short Film candidates, nominees and winner to audiences across Europe – and beyond. The programme features a selection from the 20 European Short Film Candidates, each of them selected at a renowned European (short) film festival as candidate for the European Film Awards 2019.
In a small village of the North of France, an attack alert has been set off due to the combination of two events: the beginning of the hunting season and an argument between drunk Polish workers.
Yanni’s mum is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola, when she discovers that her young son has been left home alone. Through a series of phone calls, she fights to balance the most important roles of her life, whilst walking in the most controversial area of central Athens, Patision Avenue.
On the 20th of December, 1989, a few days after dictator Ceausescu’s bloody repression, a father’s quiet evening turns into sheer ordeal as he finds out that his son has mailed a letter to Santa.
Professional weightlifter Petro is preparing for an important competition. But before the competition, he receives tragic news that force him to make a difficult decision. Petro’s inner conflict makes him into more than just a mechanical bundle of muscles.