NICK
CINELLI

A BIRD WITH NO LEGS

United Kingdom | 2019 | 9’ | Animation

Theo plays his saxophone to lead his broken father inside a magical song. Theo’s goal- to help James overcome his grief.

BERTRAND
SHIJAKU

A STORY AT THE SEASIDE

Albania | 2019 | 9’ | Animation

It is the party of the fishermen, children are playing on the sand, they go to find the shells but something went wrong ...

CHRISTOPH
SAROW

BLIESCHOW

Germany | 2019 | 10’ | Animation

Vast plains, colorful sceneries, a red dog, that seems to reach into the sky. This is how Tom experiences summer in Blieschow, his grandfather’s farm. He feels overwhelmed by the exuberance of nature and finds himself in a constant competition with his cousin, who is seemingly better at everything. Envy starts to grow in little Tom. Doing everything to be recognized and loved Tom soon reaches his limits.

FIRAS
KHOURY

MARADONA’S LEGS

Germany | 2019 | 24’ | Fiction

In a Palestinian village during the 1990 World Championship Rafat (11) and Fadel (7), diehard Brazil Fans, are looking for “Maradona’s legs”; the last missing sticker that they need in order to complete their world cup album and win an Atari.

ANGHEL
DAMIAN

MINION

Romania | 2019 | 23’ | Fiction

The short story captures moments from the life of a 7-year-old boy, a shepherd’s helper, forced to mature and bear upon living in the sheepfold to survive.

CARLOS ALGARA

CATALINA SERNA

MY BROTHER LUCA

Mexico | 2019 | 10’ | Animation

When an imaginative little girl discovers that her older brother might have superpowers, she sets out on a quest to make sure everyone else sees him as she does.

CLÉMENCE
PERDRILLAT

NATHANIEL
H’LIMI

MY LIFE IN VERSAILLES

France | 2019 | 29’ | Animation

Violette is an eight-year-old Parisian girl who is passionate about ancient Egypt, chocolate mousse and her best friend from kinder garden, Malcolm. One evening in November, Violette loses her parents.

YINGZONG
XIN

NINI

United States | 2018 | 5’ | Animation

Cici’s good friend Nini was taken away. At midnight, Nini returned to her friend and tried to tell here something.

AUBRY
MINTZ

NOTHING TO SAY

United States | 2019 | 10’ | Animation

Nothing to Say in an allegory in which a recent arrival at the zoo, a turtle, challenges the zookeeper and other animals by not speaking on command to receive his food. By revealing his story to the others, the turtle exposes themes of exile and being a refugee in a land that provides for the body at the cost of the soul. Various animation styles used in the film help to uncover the emotional quality of the turtle’s experience.

FRANCESCO
FILIPPI

RED HANDS

Italy | 2018 | 30’ | Animation

Ernest (12) is a smart but also hyper-protected and lonely boy. One day he discovers some wonderful red wall drawings, made by a mysterious girl whose name is Luna (14). She has the magic power to produce a vivid red color from her hands, through which she expresses her talent. But behind this gift there is a painful situation: Luna’s father, Furio, is a violent man...

NICOLA
PIOVESAN

ROBOT WILL PROTECT YOU

Estonia | 2018’ | 10’ | Animation

A sci-fi animation about a little girl’s search for meaning in a world without emotions.

RUNZE
CAO

SPIRIT OF THE DROWNING GIRLS

China | 2019 | 11’ | Animation

The ghost story is inspired by a letter of the famous ancient Chinese poet / scholar Dongpo Su (1037-1101). A young Kong fu master falls into the trap of an evil old spirit who enslaves dead little girls drowned by their own parents.

ARNA
SELZNICK

THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING

Canada | 2018 | 22’ | Animation

The Most Magnificent Thing is an inspirational story about a little girl with a creative spirit, determined to make great things. Joined by her best friend, her pet dog, the two happily explore the world, doing absolutely everything together. When she receives her very own tool kit, the little girl sets out to make the most magnificent thing for her best friend – but it’s not as easy as she thinks! The Most Magnificent Thing is a timeless tale about learning through perseverance and hard work, the power of love, and selflessness.

M.LOPEZ
S.BOUCLY
M.CIESIELSKI
A.JAUNET
C.PEANG
B.VIGUIER

THE STAINED CLUB

France | 2018 | 7’ | Animation

Finn has stains on his skin. One day, he meets a group of cool kids with different stains on their bodies. One day, he understands that these stains aren’t just pretty.

VITO
PALMIERI

THE WORLD CUP IN THE SQUARE

Italy | 2018 | 15’ | Fiction

November 2017: the Italian national football team does not qualify for the 2018 world championship. There are people who can’t live without having their national team to support; they hang around in the squares, feeling useless and purposeless. In the deep South of Italy, a group of them do not give up and decide to set up a parallel world championship to be played right in their hometown square.

XIAO
HE

WHERE IS SPRING

China | 2018 | 29’ | Fiction

Little boy Li li’s home moved from country to town. His father, however, died accidentally and left his mother to support the family alone, who eventually drifted into prostitution and snubbed Li li. Li li decided to draw the attention of his mother in his own way one day. To him, this day was a normal day, but also a fancy day...