Indie Short Fest

Window to the World

“Window to the World” is a short film about a photojournalist Eva. How far will she go to get that perfect photo? A photo that perhaps can dominate the news channels she works for.
In a war zone, journalist Otto, and photographer Eva flee into a building as it gets bombed. While Otto is fatally hit, Eva sees a little girl covered in dust. A perfect picture! Later, on her way to Otto’s funeral she gets haunted by guilt.
Directed by Martijn Schinkel (Netherlands)

O One O

A complicated narrative which is based on a structure that finally refers to the phallus. A story of three Iranian young boys involved in terrible, deadly and triangular dreams which were so real to one of them. So he decides to visit the two others and warn them about the terrible things that are going to happen. But they do not care about what he says.
Directed by Mohammad Hossein Jafari Moghaddam Fard (Iran)

Walk

Video-essay about the development of the human being focused on the process of learning to walk. The director appropriates the film material of her family and seeks to reconstruct her personal and family memory through the images of the memory.
Directed by Diana Cordova (Peru)

Once Upon a Time: The Savannah

Masai Mara, Kenya. The sun rises and ignites the Savannah. A new day begins for all the animals who live in this habitat. The film invites you to follow a few of them over the course of the day. The birth of an antelope calf, lions on the hunt, mother cheetahs and lionesses who tend to their new-borns, as well as the solidarity and bravery of buffaloes when they attempt to save one of their young from the claws of big cats are just a few of the scenes from their everyday lives that you will discover.
Directed by Robert Henno (Belgium)

Another Day in Paradise

Plants are growing in paradise; one of them nicer, more beautiful and taller than all the other and provoke a disciplinary action. Against all odds has consequences even in paradise.
Directed by Bellopropello (Switzerland)

Power Chord

“Power Chord” is a film produced by Hanyu Studio in 2018. It is a story of a college punk Gao Wu who cannot play guitar. After a heartbreaking breakup with his girlfriend Zhou Yi, he decides to start a punk band with his friends Wang Tianyu and Huang Min to rebel against their boring ordinary life. And Gao Wu try to play at a music festival to make punk popular again just in one summer.
Directed by Hanyu Hu (China)

The Dome of Universe

A small city near the highest mountain in Iran, with culture, history, several thousand years of architecture, very beautiful nature and people with traditional life.
Directed by Mahmoud Nazeri (Iran)