Best of the Shorts Programmers Choice
Hosted By: Bermuda International Film Festival
Best of the Shorts Programmers Choice

Prod: Stanisław Dziedzic
Dir: Maciej Kawalski
Running time: 22:30 mins

A remote, and a bit crazy, psychiatric hospital receives a curious patient — he doesn’t move nor speak, but spends his days standing with his hands up. The only thing known is his nickname — “The Atlas”. In a word, he is a riddle, and a riveting one at that.

Prod: Rafael Ponce
Dir: Roberto Gutierrez
Running time: 14:50 mins

A solitary foley artist secretly  lms his neighbour and reconstructs the sounds of her life, while creating an imaginary relationship that leads him to discover closely the true sound of his obsession: Lucy.

Prod: Jaime Ray Newman
Dir: Guy Nattiv
Running time: 20:00 mins

A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10-year-old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

Dir: Pier Lorenzo Pisano
Running time: 14:00 mins

The village was small, and now it’s even smaller; only four houses still standing and a street. There is no one around. Nobody to say ‘hi’ to, no one to whine about the heat to. The earthquake didn’t even spare the sound of breathing.

Prod: Nic Fforde, Giulia Watson, Rob Osbourn
Dir: Nic Fforde
Running time: 15:08 mins

A satire which pokes fun at advertising and stereotypes through the lens of a faithfully recreated 1970s cigarette advert.

Prod: Filippo Polesel
Dir: Michele Fiascaris
Running time: 15:55 mins

Rain Catcher is a neo-noir about a young photographer haunted by a mysterious man appearing in his pictures. We follow a young photographer, an outcast simply known as Rain Catcher.

Prod: Julien Deparis
Dir: Léo Brunel, Loris Cavalier, Camille Jalabert, Oscar Malet

Running time: 6:01 mins

The two best rescue workers of the region are ready for their new mission. Despite their professionalism and their determination, it will not go as planned...