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SET 24-17 THE 2017 SHORTS MARATHON

second summer marathon: short fictions

 

The other marathons and previous editions can be found in the MARATHONS category here:

MARATHONS

 

 

 

THE ROBBERY by Jim Cummings

Definitely one of the best #short films I’ve seen so far this year. (9′)

 

 

 

 

 

SLR by Stephen Fingleton

a short thriller about a man obsessed with “voyeur pornography” (22′)

 

 

 

 

 

BAD NEWS by Mid-Brow

some people are unable to switch off from work (2′)

 

 

 

 

 

HORN by Hughes William Thompson

a hallucinatory, spiritual journey through the backlands of America (14′)

 

 

 

 

 

VALERIA by Erin Vassilopoulos

Following a face transplant, Eva is consumed by curiosity about her donor (20′)

 

 

 

 

 

BLACK SWELL by Jake Honig

A man tries to commit #suicide in a motel room. Excellent film, thought-provoking. (8′)

 

 

 

 

 

CATHERINE by Dean Fleischer-Camp

When camp becomes creepy. So depressing. (13′)

 

 

 

 

 

AT THE END OF THE CUL DE SAC by Paul Trillo

a man has a public meltdown in the middle of a residential cul-de-sac (9′)

 

 

 

 

 

OPERATOR by Yann Heckmann

the daily life of an operator. Brilliant. (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

CRACKED SCREEN: A SNAPCHAT STORY by Trim Lamba

A harsh tale reflecting our #selfie obsessed culture. Warning: disturbing (7′)

 

 

 

 

 

LIFE’S A BITCH by Francois Jaros

un film en français.. et très sympa. (5′)

 

 

 

 

MUTANTS by Alexandre Dostie

Québec A small town tale about strikes, sex and love (16′)

 

 

 

 

DIRT by Darius Clark Monroe

To be black in the world is to be intimate with trauma and pain (6′)

 

 

 

 

 

AND SO WE PUT GOLDFISH IN THE POOL by Makoto Nagahisa

Sundance selection. Teenagers facing existential issues. I love this. (27′)

 

 

 

 

 

APPROACHING A BREAKTHROUGH by Noah Pritzker

Woody Allen-style sweet comedy/therapy. You probably know this feeling (10′)

 

 

 

 

 

THE COPYIST by Tamas Koszegi

In the darkness of the copy room anything can happen (7′)

 

 

 

 

 

THE CAGE by Ricky Staub

 

 

 

 

 

VOWS by Tel Zagreba

Israel. Amos on his way to notify his wife that he is leaving her, and steps into a surprise (13′)

 

 

 

 

 

STANDBY by Charlotte Regan

London. 2 cops in a car.

 

 

 

 

 

WHALE VALLEY by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

Denmark. Two brothers live in a remote fjord with their parents. Depression, suicide and whales.

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUELQU’UN D’EXTRAORDINAIRE by Monia Chokri

Québec. A bachelorette party with old acquaintances goes awry (28′)

 

 

 

 

 

RED CURTAINS by Greek Zonderland

Netherlands. A couple tries to spice up their sex life, in a different way (15′)

 

 

 

 

 

TRAVELERS IN THE NIGHT by End Sendijarevic

A gas station somewhere on a European highway. A magical moment. (9′)

 

 

 

 

 

SNAKE BITE by Tim Hyten

Ah, awesome film. Kids go on a hike; things get nasty. One of my favorites. (9′)

 

 

 

 

 

IT’S NOT ABOUT THE NAIL by Jason Headley

For anyone who has ever been in a relationship (2′)

 

 

 

 

 

JOIN THE CLUB by Eva Vives
dilemmas (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

GUILT by Heidrik a Heygum

A home nurse in the Faroe Islands, diving into the shadows of the past (28′)

 

 

 

 

 

STATE OF EMERGENCY MOTHERFUCKER! by Sébastien Petretti

And we finish this shorts marathon in Brussels with a sweet short comedy (5′) I hope you enjoyed the journey!

 

 

The other marathons and previous editions can be found in the MARATHONS category here:

MARATHONS