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23 August 2022 – SHORT FILM FACTORY [by SHORT to the Point]

Online screening: YES

Link: soon

Tickets: soon

In-Person Screening: YES

Venue: Uzina FOTO

Address: Str. Plopilor, 12

City: Targu Mures//Romania

Region: Transylvania

Time: 20:40

List of the films screened at Short Film Factory on 23th of August 2022

Title of the film: A world free of crisis (original title: Un monde sans crise)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Duration: 27 minutes

Country: France

Director: Ted Hardy-Carnac

Synopsis: Emilie is struggling in life. After numerous unsuccessful interviews, the lively but clumsy 30 year-old finds herself under a great deal of social pressure and fears to lose her home. Naturally she has high hopes when she is called in for a new interview, but in this future society that plays by slightly different rules, nothing goes as planned…s

Title of the film: Un fruit du hasard [By Mere Coincidence]

Genre: Comedy

Duration: 13:42

Country: Colombia / Spain 

Director: María M. Rueda

Synopsis: Four strangers see their lives interconnect as a series of small changes are triggered by a yogi poster and a leap second, or by what the French call Un fruit du hazard: a mere coincidence.

Title of the film: How to Drive

Genre: Instructional, How-to, Absurd

Duration: 1 minute 46 seconds

Country: Canada

Director: Joshua Stewart

Synopsis: A six step process to driving a road vehicle, which emphasizes our natural embodiment of these mechanical vessels.

Title of the film: Miecz

Genre: Comedy Drama

Duration: 6:57

Country: Poland

Director: Zuzanna Dąbrowska

Synopsis: The movie tells one seemingly typical day from the life of an introvert. Mieczysław seems to suffer from anxiety disorder and fear of being touched (haphephobia). When he decides to confront the outside world, his journey turns into an odyssey.

Title of the film: Suspect

Genre: comedy

Duration: 12 mins

Country: U.S.

Director: David Masters

Synopsis: “Leon Delgado finds himself the main suspect in a mysterious investigation into crimes against the state. Can he convince the investigators that he is in fact Sonny Valentine and that they have the wrong guy?”

Title of the film: Au79

Genre: Comedy, Detective, Drama

Duration: 6 minutes 14 seconds

Country: Armenia

Director: Rafael Hovhannisyan

Synopsis: Valery is a retiree working as a night watchman in a newly built building. He inherited gold from his grandfather of blessed memory, which neither his daughter nor his son nor even his wife saw except him. After Armine’s death, Valery had to take her gold from home, keep it in a deserted place away from Emma’s and Ashot’s eyes. On that horrible day, he had no idea what could happen to him, that the history what had happened to his grandfather : the elder Valery could repeat.

Title of the film: Beautiful Stranger

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Duration: 26 min

Country: France

Director: Benjamin Belloir

Synopsis: One night, in a hotel room, Romain, an overworked thirty-something, has just been dumped by his long-term boyfriend. Seeking solace, he logs onto a dating appand is confronted by a devil-may-care operator and an obstinate Don Juan.

Title of the film: The Last Christmas

Genre: Comedy / Horror

Duration: 12 minutes

Country: Canada

Director: Ryan Port

Synopsis: ‘Tis the night before Christmas and all is peaceful. That is until High School Cheerleader, Kirsten, is awoken in the middle of the night by her mischievous 8-year-old sister, Alice. Teased at school for still believing in Santa, Alice’s plan to capture the mythical gift giver and prove his existence has gone horribly wrong. The living room is trashed and Santa lies dead amidst a gruesome Christmas crime scene! But Alice has a plan and convinces her older sister they must work together to get rid of the evidence and bury the body before anyone finds out they killed Christmas!

Title:  Night of the Jarrawog

Genre: comedy/horror/B movie

Duration:  14m 34s

Country: Australia

Director:  Paddy and Jack Malone

Synopsis: On a stormy night in Papinbarra, a pizza boy becomes embroiled in a loony customer’s hunt for the elusive Jarrawog, a legendary creature which is said to hunt in the rain.