Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Short Films Of Cannes 2023

After it was previously announced Pedro Almodovar’s “Strange Way Of Life” starring Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke would have its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, it the festival has revealed the additional short films which will play In Competition and La Cinef. Please take a look at all of the additions below.

Selected from 4,288 films, eleven shorts will be presented this year in Competition, coming from twelve countries: Argentina, Colombia, Spain, the United States, France, Hungary, Indonesia, Iceland, Norway, Poland, the United Kingdom, and Ukraine. The Short Film Palme d’Or will be handed by the Jury chaired by Ildikó Enyedi Saturday, May 27th, during the 76th Festival de Cannes closing ceremony.

LA PERRA (THE BITCH)
Dir. Carla Melo Gampert
Colombia & France – 14′

AS IT WAS
Dir. Anastasia Solonevych & Damian Kocur
Poland & Ukraine – 15′

TITS
Dir.  Eivind Landsvik
Norway – 12′

27
Dir. Flóra Anna Buda
Hungary & France – 11′

LE SEXE DE MA MÈRE
Dir. Francis Canitrot
France – 14′

AUNQUE ES DE NOCHE
Dir. Guillermo García López
Spain & France – 14′

BASRI & SALMA IN A NEVER-ENDING COMEDY
Dir. Khozy Rizal
Indonesia – 15′

POOF
Dir. Margaret Miller
United States – 10′

NADA DE TODO ESTO (NONE OF THESE)
Dir. Patricio Martínez & Francisco Canton
Argentina & Spain- 15′

WILD SUMMON
Dir. Karni Arieli & Saul Freed
United Kingdom – 14′

FÁR (INTRUSION)
Dir. Gunnur Martinsdóttir Schlüter
Iceland – 5′

For its 26th edition, La Cinef selected among 2,000 films submitted by film schools from all around the world, fourteen short fiction and two animated short films, among which ten films are directed by women and seven films by men. Thirteen countries from four continents, including Morocco, are represented for the first time in selection. The Jury chaired by Ildikó Enyedi will give out three La Cinef awards during a ceremony that will be followed by the screening of the awarded films Thursday, May 25th, in the Buñuel theatre.

DAROONE POUST (INSIDE THE SKIN)
Dir. Shafagh Abosaba & Maryam Mahdiye
Karnameh Film School – Iran – 16′

KILLING BORIS JOHNSON
Dir. Musa Alderson-Clarke
NFTS – United Kingdom – 24′

NEHEMICH
Dir. Yudhajit Basu
FTII – India – 23′

IMOGENE
Dir. Katie Blair
Columbia University – United States – 19′

AL TORAA’ (THE CALL OF THE BROOK)
Dir. Jad Chahine
High Cinema Institute – Egypt – 12′

A BRIGHT SUNNY DAY
Dir. Yupeng He
Columbia University – United States – 20′

HOLE
Dir. Hwang Hyein
KAFA – South Korea – 24′

LA VOIX DES AUTRES (THE VOICE OF OTHERS)
Dir. Fatima Kaci
La Fémis – France – 30′

ELECTRA
Dir. Daria Kashcheeva
FAMU – Czech Republic – 27′

TRENC D’ALBA (CRACK OF DAWN)
Dir. Anna Llargués
ESCAC – Spain – 28′

NORWEGIAN OFFSPRING
Dir. Marlene Emilie Lyngstad
Den Danske Filmskole – Denmark – 44′

OSMÝ DEN (EIGHTH DAY)
Dir. Petr Pylypčuk
FAMU – Czech Republic – 20′

THE LEE FAMILIES
Dir. Seo Jeong-mi
Korea National University of Arts – South Korea – 25′

SOLOS (GROUND)
Dir. Pedro Vargas
FAAP – Brazil – 13′

AYYUR (MOON)
Dir. Zineb Wakrim
ÉSAV Marrakech – Morocco – 13′

UHRMENSCHEN (PRIMITIVE TIMES)
Dir. Yu Hao
Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF – Germany – 6′

The official lineup for the 2023 Cannes Film Festival can be read here, along with other announcements for Cannes Critics’ Week and Directors Fortnight. The festival will run from May 16th-27th.

What do you think about these additions to the 2023 Cannes Film Festival lineup? How do you feel about the shape the festival is starting to take less than a month out? Are you planning to attend the festival this year? Please let us know in the comments section below or on our Twitter account.

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Matt Neglia
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Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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