BT-07. Short Films 1

Life in Miniature

UK, Short Documentary, 2018, 5 min

Direct to BIFF from Sundance 2019

A proud Yorkshire woman reflects on her life and art as she carves her place in the precious world of miniatures.

Directed by Ellen Evans

Magic Alps

Italy, Short Film, 2018, 14 min

Winner at Aspen and AFI Film Festivals

When an Afghan refugee arrives in Italy with his goat to seek asylum, an Italian immigration officer finds himself in a difficult position because he doesn't know what to do with the animal. Subtitled.

Directed by Andrea Brusa, Marco Scotuzzi


France, Short Animation, 2017, 6 min

Winner of 35 awards

When marine wildlife must adapt to the pollution surrounding it, the rules of survival change.

Directed by Florian Brauch, Matthieu Pujol, Kim Tailhades, Yohan Thireau, Romain Thirion


Canada, Short Film, 2018, 16 min

Winner at 13 film festivals

Alone in the wild, two boys play a game around a surface mine. Will the game be as harmless as they think? Subtitled.

Directed by Jeremy Comte


Ireland, Cuba, Short Documentary, 2017, 2 min

Made as a result of a conversation with Werner Herzog on a park bench in Cuba, this film examines a woman's unusual motives for visiting the beauty salon every day. Subtitled.

Directed by Bob Gallagher


Mexico, Short Film, 2017, 15 min

Winner at Chicago, Berlin, Palm Springs, Mexico and Seoul film festivals

The president of Mexico spends his final days in office making plans for his future. He even dances around his desk. Everything looks in order, until an international conflict disrupts his pleasant dreams of retirement. Subtitled.

Directed by Alejandro Saevich

Animal Behaviour

Canada, Short Animation, 2018, 14 min

Nominated for a 2019 Academy Award

Five animals meet regularly to discuss their inner feelings in a group therapy session led by Dr. Clement, a canine psychotherapist.

Directed by David Fine, Alison Snowden

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