CEN1-13. Short Films 2

Night Ride

Norway , Short Film, 2022, 16 min

Nominated for a 2023 Academy Award

It’s freezing, and Ebba’s tram finally arrives, but the driver gets off, telling her it’s his half-hour break. Desperately cold, Ebba pries open the door, sits down in the driver’s seat and the night takes an unexpected turn. Subtitled.

Directed by Eirik Tveiten

Shower Boys

Sweden, Short Film, 2021, 10 min

Winner at the Budapest International Children’s Film Fest

After training, young friends Viggo and Noel go home to Noel’s house and have a sauna. Who is most manly? Subtitled.

Directed by Christian Zetterberg

Louis I. King of Sheep

Germany, Short Animation, 2022, 9 min

One windy day, Louis the sheep finds a paper crown and becomes Louis I. King of Sheep. He becomes power-mad. Things go his royal way…until the next windy day. A parable. Subtitled.

Directed by Markus Wulf

The Red Suitcase

Luxembourg, Short Film, 2022, 18 min

Nominated for a 2023 Academy Award

A veiled 16-year-old Iranian girl, Ariane, is leaving customs at Luxembourg Airport when she sees an older man far away with a bouquet of flowers. Now she must escape her future and a man who only knows Ariane by her red suitcase. Subtitled.

Directed by Cyrus Neshvad

Deerwoods Deathtrap

USA, Short Documentary, 2022, 9 min

Memories can become muddled over time and they certainly have for Jack and Betty who, 50 years ago, were hit by a train and survived. This is their story - or each of their stories.

Directed by James P. Gannon

Goodbye Jerome!

France, Short Animation, 2021, 8 min

Winner of many film festival audience awards

Arriving in heaven, Jerome immediately searches for his wife, Maryline…but does she want to be found? Subtitled.

Directed by Adam Sillard, Gabrielle Selnet, Chloé Farr

Don vs Lightning

UK, Short Film, 2021, 13 min

Winner of Best Comedy at Flickers’ Rhode Island IFF

When Don, an elderly Scot, finds himself the victim of several lightning strikes, he wonders which is worse...frequent assaults by the universe, or the people in town trying to help him.

Directed by Big Red Button

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