Soo Film Festival 2022

Block 1-Foreign Shorts

Shorts, 115 min, Not rated

The Yellow Dress
The Yellow Dress
My First Day Being 23
My First Day Being 23
In Darkness
In Darkness
Triangle
Triangle
Dream Boat - Olmo
Dream Boat - Olmo
Jalapeño
Jalapeño
The Dream on the Griptape
The Dream on the Griptape
The Bike
The Bike
A Simple Examination
A Simple Examination
All the Days of Summer Are Sad
All the Days of Summer Are Sad
Santa Virus
Santa Virus

About This Program

This program presents a selection of short films from around the world.

My First Day Being 23

US Premiere

Director: Borja Martínez

Narrative Short, Spain, 2021, 9 min, Color, Student Project - Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, Madrid, Spain

During his surprise 23rd birthday party a man unexpectedly discovers a way of not being worried about the passage of time.

Project Website 

In Darkness

Directors: Saied Hatamkhani, Reza Javanshir

Narrative Short, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 2021, 8 min, Color

A little girl wakes up to her father's aggressive voice and feels that her father is arguing with her mother.

Triangle

Director: Péter Engelmann

Narrative Short, United Kingdom, 2021, 20 min, Color, Student Project - Arts University Bournemouth, Poole, England

This sci-fi pseudo-docudrama explores the dark realms of the human mind. The story follows three strangers who, based on a 1997 psychological experiment on the bonds of friendship, are about to become friends for life, separated only by 36 questions…

Facebook  Instagram

Dream Boat - Olmo

Directors: Francesco Lo Giudice, Alina Marie Gärtig

Music Video, Germany, 2022, 3 min, Color

The music video for Olmo's new single Dream Boat. Made from a 1700-page flip book illustrated by Alina Gärtig.

Jalapeño

Directors: Álvaro Moriano, Alejandro de Vega

Narrative Short, Spain, 2022, 23 min, Color

Two brothers make a bet to see who will keep the Mexican restaurant they have just inherited.

Project Website 

The Dream on the Griptape

Director: Lise Pautonnier

Animation, France, 2021, 4 min, Color, Student Project - Ecole Emile Cohl, Lyon, France

Two skateboarder girls spend the day filming tricks in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Their new camera is their only chance to promote their talent, obtain sponsors, and achieve their dream of skateboarding professionally.

Project Website  Instagram

The Bike

Director: Antonio Oliete

Narrative Short, Spain, 2021, 12 min, Color

A rider picks up a delivery and heads to his bicycle, only to find a problem that prevents him from following through. But he'll do whatever it takes to complete the delivery.

Project Website 

A Simple Examination

Director: Meysam Saberi Fard

Narrative Short, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 2021, 13 min, Color

Because of his behavior, a woman has second thoughts about marrying her fiancé.

All the Days of Summer Are Sad

Director: Estefania Ortiz

Narrative Short, Spain, 2021, 6 min, Color

A boy enjoys his last summer before starting high school.

Santa Virus

Director: David Alonso

Narrative Short, Spain, 2021, 4 min, Color

A girl threatens Santa Claus with a gun to make him put on an approved mask while he delivers toys at her home.

Project Website 

The Yellow Dress

Director: Deborah Grimes

Narrative Short, Ireland, 2020, 14 min, Color

To help her mother regain her joie de vivre after breast cancer and to cushion the blow of her father's news, a teenage girl sets her mother up on what she hopes will be the perfect date. When the date shows up with his teenage son in tow, however, things take an unexpected turn.

Project Website 

Screening

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 6:30pm

Bayliss Library

Free admission

Free - No Ticket Needed

© 2014-2022 Soo Film Festival, Inc. All rights reserved.