IN SHORT, EUROPE: HAPPY TOGETHER
7-16 MAY 2021
A collection of life affirming shorts from 19 European countries
This edition, themed Happy Together, is organised in three strands: Hope, Magic and Life’s Little Disappointments and invites us to look at the bright side, embrace moments of joy, lift our spirits and dares us to dream.
The programme has been curated by Shira MacLeod, film curator and former Cinema Director at the Regent Street Cinema and Riverside Studios Cinema.
Bingo! by Patrick Schoemaker, Netherlands, 2015, 3mins animation
Dogs Barking at Birds by Leonor Teles, Portugal, 2019, 20mins *
Ha Ha Ha by Samuli Valkama, Finland, 2019, 9mins
New Beginnings by Tauno Mee, Estonia, 2019, 15mins subtitles
Mars, Oman by Vanessa Del Campo, Belgium, Oman, 2019, 20mins subtitles documentary
Scuzz byAlia Ghafer, UK (Scotland),2020,14mins
Once Upon A Time in East Slovakia by Adam Šoltés, Slovakia, 2019, 30mins subtitles
Swimmerby Jonathan Etzler, Sweden, 2020, 13 mins subtitles
RIAFN by Hannes Lang, Germany, 2019, 30mins documentary
The Girl at the End of the Garden by Bonnie Dempsey, Ireland, 2020, 15mins
Swimming Pool by Carlos Ruano, 2017, Spain, 9mins subtitles
And We Are Not Yet Superheroes by Lia Bertels,Belgium, France, 11mins subtitles animation
The Christmas Gift by Bogdan Mureșanu, Romania, Spain,2018, 23 mins subtitles
LIFE’S LITTLE DISAPPOINTMENTS
Story byJola Bankouska, Poland, 2019, 12mins animation
Jar of Nuts 18+ by Savvas Stavrou, Cyprus, 2019, 17mins subtitles
Woods by Ignas Meilunas, Lithuania, 2015, 12mins
The Victory of Charity by Albert Meisl, Austria, 2017, 21mins subtitles
Sh_t Happens 15+ by Michaela Mihalyi, David Stumpf, Czech Republic, Slovakia, 13mins animation
Chuchotage by Barnabas Toth, Hungary, 2018, 17mins subtitles
We are also hosting three side events with the filmmakers:
HOPE: 7 May 2021 at 7pm. Register HERE.
MAGIC: 11 May 2021 at 7pm. Register HERE.
LIFE’S LITTLE DISAPPOINTMENTS: 13 May 2021 at 7pm. Register HERE.
To access the festival Vimeo showcase please click HERE and follow the instructions below:
- Choose the film you wish to watch and click the £1 rent button
- In the purchase window that appears, click “Apply promo code”
- Enter the code Together21 to get it for FREE
- Click the “Apply” button. The purchase window will then update to rent for free.
You need to have a vimeo account in order to be able to watch the films.
All films are available to watch for 10 days ONLY (7 May – 16 May ) within the UK.
All films with dialogue have English subtitles.