Competition Programs | International Competition: Short Stories about Loneliness

New empty city, unexplored bizarre worlds, sparsely populated beautiful planets. And people inside – migrating from the state of boredom and anxiety towards the feeling of loneliness. Is it the first step to an abyss or rather a path to finding yourself?

Running time 74 min.

  • Black Sheep Boy
    James Molle

    France | 14:57 | 2019

    A young hatted boy’s adventures through a strange world inhabited by anthropomorphic creatures. Searching for some happiness he does not know how to find, he engages into a philosophical and personal quest.

  • Awkward
    Nata Metlukh

    USA | 03:45 | 2020

    A day full of socially awkward moments.

  • Purpleboy
    Alexandre Siqueira

    Belgium, France, Portugal | 13:55 | 2019

    Oscar is a child who sprouts in his parents garden. Nobody knows his biological sex but he claims the masculine gender. One day Oscar lives an extraordinary but painful adventure in an authoritarian and oppressive world. Will he manage to have the identity recognition he desires so much?

  • Dutchgaria
    Capucine Muller

    Belgium | 12:24 | 2019

    In her difficulties with an unknown language and her struggles  with the locals, please follow the adventures of a French girl who just moved to a weird country called Dutchgaria.

  • 30 Days of Shoegazing
    Pei-Hsin Cho

    United Kingdom | 04:41 | 2019

    Introversion and shyness are gifts, embracing them is a skill to learn

  • Short Stories about Loneliness
    Tomas Pichardo

    Dominican Republic | 04:18 | 2019

    A journey into a series of abstract sequences about loneliness.

  • Tom has a plant
    Thinh Nguyen

    Denmark | 06:00 | 2019

    Tom has a plant, he just wants to give away to the one he loves.

  • isle of Chair
    Ivyy Chen

    Taiwan, United Kingdom | 06:00 | 2020

    On a secluded Island, a chair has fallen down

    Michaela Mihalyi, David Štumpf

    Czech Republic | 13:02 | 2020

    The caretaker exhausted by everything, his frustrated wife and one totally depressed deer. Their mutual despair leads them to absurd events, because... shit happens all the time.