Best of International Shorts 2016
Screening of International Shorts 2016 official selections will be held on November 12 at the Navy Memorial Auditorium, Washington DC.
DECREE 7.9 (ISRAEL)
Directed by: Uri Margalit & Ben Tchetchik
Synopsis: Dor Shalem gets "drafted" to a vital mission in order to maintain homeland security. Now he is forced to confront the real implications of Kennedy's "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for you country". Sometimes it's better not to ask...
FOOD FIRST (GERMANY)
Directed by: Pol Ponsarnau
Synopsis: Food first, then morals! A comedy about two couples in a stylish Berlin Tapas restaurant. Tension grows with each dish. All seems lost when the question "Who waters your plants?" comes on the table. Watch Trailer
THE PERFECT DAY (SPAIN)
Directed by: Ignacio Redondo
Synopsis: It's the most important day in David's life. He has a $10.000.000 deal with a Japanese Holding and it's all or nothing today. Everything seems to turn out perfectly well, until.... Watch Trailer
Directed by: Liam Harris
Synopsis: Hamish Fint, a crotchety old man used to a life of seclusion inside his submarine balanced precariously atop a mountain, struggles to maintain equilibrium when an unwelcome visiting seagull rocks his world. Watch Making of Perched.
A SPACE IN TIME (FRANCE)
Directed by: ALEXANDRE ATHANA
Synopsis: Claire, a little girl, and her grandfather share a dream - seeing a man walk on the moon - and their favorite pastime is playing astronaut. On the night of July 20, 1969, while the whole world is fixated on Neil Armstrong, Claire's thoughts are with her own personal hero.
THE THIRD DATE (SWEDEN)
Directed by: Herman Karlsson
Synopsis: Robbe and Petra are finally having dinner at her place, but a series of mishaps turn the date into something neither of them had prepared for.....
COUP DE GRACE (GERMANY)
Directed by: Pascal Glatz
Synopsis: At a remote mountain lake a bound man with cement shoes is being dragged to the water. His request for a coup de grace escalates into an absurd clash... Watch Trailer