Short Matters! 2 

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.

En La Boca

In Buenos Aires, the Molina family lives and works in the shadows of the legendary Boca Juniors stadium. Selling fake tickets to the soccer games, they constantly get in conflict with the corrupt police. As her family sinks deeper into this underworld, the mother tries in vain to keep them all from falling apart.

Director: Matteo Gariglio
Country: Argentina, Switzerland
Year: 2016
Duration: 26 min
Information Skies

Information Skies is a post-truth essay in which live action and animation shape a new cinematic aesthetic. The film follows a young couple who believe to be living a perilous and heroic life. When the haunting of traumatic loss exposes their fantasy as fake, they immerse themselves further into their self-built world.

Director: Metahaven (Daniel van der Velden & Vinca Kruk)
Country: South Korea, The Netherlands
Year: 2017
Duration: 24 min
The Circle

In Mesopotamia, there are children of different ethnicities, religions and languages. Zelal, 7 year-old petite girl, is an ethnic Kurd as well as religiously an Ezidi (Yazidi). An ordinary school day turns into a life changing event for Zelal and her introvert admirer, Zeki, after their Turkish teacher introduces the letter of the week ‘O’…

Orig. title: Hevêrk
Director: Rûken Tekeş
Country: Turkey
Year: 2016
Duration: 14 min

Luna and Diego are the parking lot security guards. Diego does the nights shift, and Luna works by day.

Director: Juanjo Giménez Peña
Country: Spain
Year: 2016
Duration: 15 min
You Will Be Fine

Give it time. You’ll get over it. Jean celebrates his birthday, gets drunk and recalls the dreadful weekend that led to his break-up with Mathilde.

Orig. title: Gros chagrin
Director: Céline Devaux
Country: France
Year: 2017
Duration: 15 min