Short Matters! 1 

Short Matters! is the European Film Academy’s short film tour which brings the nominated short films to audiences across Europe and beyond. The programme featuring the European Short Film Nominees 2017 is a manifold panorama of young contemporary European filmmaking. The films are screened in three sets.

Wannabe

Coco is 17 and feels a desperate need to become famous even though she seems to lack the necessary talent. She is willing to do anything for recognition and avoid becoming an everyday ‘loser’. With her, “Coco Channel“, she tries to expand her notoriety on the internet and create the successful, loved, and confident character she wishes she really could be.

Director: Jannis Lenz
Country: Austria, Germany
Year: 2016
Duration: 30 min
Young Men at Their Window

Two graphic designers at work, by mistake, start playing with an empty scanner’s possibilities. They venture into assumptions, eventually open up to each other, and let go of the strange images, until they let go of themselves.

Orig. title: Jeunes hommes a la fenetre
Director: Loukianos Moshonas
Country: France
Year: 2017
Duration: 18 min
The Disinherited

Los Desheredados is a portrait of the director’s father facing the end of his family business. Pere Ferrés is 53 years old and owns a small bus company. Lack of money forces him to drive clients who destroy his vehicle to bachelor parties, but he is not prepared to lose his dignity.

Orig. title: Los desheredados
Director: Laura Ferrés
Country: Spain
Year: 2017
Duration: 19 min
Copa-Loca

This is the story of Copa-Loca, an abandoned Greek summer resort. Paulina is the girl at the heart of Copa-Loca. Everyone cares for her and she cares about everyone – in every possible way.

Director: Christos Massalas
Country: Greece
Year: 2017
Duration: 14 min
Love

Love describes affection in three different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system.
Abstract haiku-like situations reveal the change in atmosphere on one planet, caused by the change of gravity and light. This pulsing planet makes the inhabitants become one with each other in various ways.

Director: Réka Bucsi
Country: France, Hungary
Year: 2016
Duration: 15 min

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