Best Short Films - 2019by gentmorin | created - 08 Aug 2019 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
My favourite live-action narrative short films seen in festivals in 2019.
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2. Watermelon Juice (2019)
20 min | Short, Drama
On holiday in Catalonia, Pol and Bàrbara share a house with friends. The pair does what pairs do amidst the heat of summer and alongside the body of another. But something is wrong, and is instantly noticeable.
3. Sin Cielo (2018)
TV-MA | 25 min | Short, Crime, Drama
In the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, two teenagers pursue young love in a region where violence may be inescapable.
Seattle International Film Festival 2019
5. Patision Avenue (2018)
13 min | Short, Drama
A single mother's most important roles in life will collide over the phone, during a long-take shot in the centre of Athens.
6. Dog eat dog (2018)
25 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Silje wants to leave her boyfriend, but when she finds him in a half-hearted attempt to hang himself she has to reconsider, in fear of acting reckless.
Student Academy Awards 2019
7. Mom's Movie (2019)
12 min | Short
A mother is too keen on having her baby daughter pass her infant aquatics survival exam.
8. Tattoo (I) (2019)
15 min | Short, Drama
The young Iranian woman had not been expecting this kind of examination. She only wanted to renew her driver's license, but when the officials noticed a scar on her wrist and her tattoo, ... See full summary »
9. Liberty (II) (2019)
17 min | Short, Drama
Alex and Milagros deal with great life upheaval as they prepare to dance at their community's redevelopment groundbreaking ceremony.
10. Green (III) (2018)
12 min | Short, Action, Drama
An undocumented Turkish pedicab driver unwittingly draws police attention, endangering his brother, his community, and himself.
11. A Sister (2018)
17 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
A night. A car. Alie is in danger. To get by she must make the most important phone call of her life.
12. Monster God (2019)
10 min | Short, Drama
God is now a Power Plant. On a misty night cows escape, a child is chosen, and a teenager tries to find freedom.
13. Cerdita (2018)
14 min | Short, Drama
14. Manila Is Full of Men Named Boy (2018)
20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Manila, July 7, 2009. As Michael Jackson's televised funeral plays throughout the country despite terrorist attacks in the south, an estranged son purchases a child who can drink and smoke ... See full summary »
15. Little Hands (2017)
15 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
Leo, 2, is the son of the acting manager of a chemical plant. When employees find out that the direction is about to close the factory, Bruno, a more radical worker, kidnaps Leo to negotiate ...
16. How to Be Alone (2019)
11 min | Short, Horror
How To Be Alone follows Lucy, as she struggles to survive an increasingly bizarre and horrifying night. Lucy most secret fears begin to manifest and attack her, she must fight for control of her mind, and ultimately her life.
18. She Runs (2019)
19 min | Short, Drama
A teenager resorts to desperate measures in her efforts to quit her school's aerobic dance team and assert her independence.
19. Debris (II) (2017)
14 min | Short, Action, Crime
After a disastrous event on his construction site, Armando acts quickly to save his crew, but instead stumbles upon an unspeakable truth.
20. November 1st (2019)
Traveling to witness the execution of her son's murderer, a mother is torn between retaliation and reconnecting with her estranged daughter.
Student Oscars 2019
21. The Christmas Gift (2018)
23 min | Short, Drama, History
A son's letter to Santa for Christmas turns his father's evening into a thriller he did not ask for.
16 min | Short, Fantasy
During an abortion, instead of aborting the fetus, a girl gives birth to a live jellyfish.