Online screening: YES
In-Person Screening: YES
Venue: Uzina FOTO
Address: Str. Plopilor, 12
City: Targu Mures//Romania
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
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]
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
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
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
Duration: 12 mins
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
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
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
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
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.