SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SHORTS COLLECTION 2018
2018, 69 minutes
Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2018 program offers new audiences a taste of what the Festival offers, from laugh-out-loud comedy to contemplative reflections of the world we live in.
This edition includes Fauve, winner of the Short Film Special Jury Award, and Matria, winner of the Short Film Grand Jury Prize.
Written and directed by Kamau Bilal. 2018, 14 minutes.
The director’s baby brother moves back in with his parents.
Written and directed by Niki Lindroth von Bahr. 2018, 14 minutes.
A dark musical enacted in a modern shopping center, situated next to a large freeway. The employees of the various commercial venues deal with boredom and existential anxiety by performing cheerful musical turns. The apocalypse is a tempting liberator.
Written and directed by Kangmin Kim. 2018, 4 minutes.
A father and a son both have the same big birthmark on their butt. Believing that the two birthmarks are connected, the son scrubs his father’s birthmark to remove it – but he just can’t get rid of it.
Short Film Special Jury Award
Written and directed by Jérémy Comte. 2018, 16 minutes.
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game, with Mother Nature as the sole observer.
Short Film Grand Jury Prize, Presented by YouTube
Written and directed by Álvaro Gago. 2018, 21 minutes.
Faced with a challenging daily routine, Ramona tries to take refuge in her relationships with her daughter and granddaughter.