The 5th FCGD Short Film Competition Finalists “Global Short”
ANIMATION / Damián Dionisio y Marxi Bearzi / 00:03:21:00 / Argentina
When one door closes, another opens. Life and death are cycles that occur through love, joy and pain.
FicTiOn / Rodrigo Zerbetto / 00:14:59:00 / Brasil
A clown is, in its essence, an artist, although life distances the clown from personal feelings, making it so nothing else makes sense. It is in this context that their problems began to haunt their journey and transform the protagonists’ journey in which they parade and express their feelings personified in a circus dancer and another clown. He, literally lives in the moment in which he makes a life decision about himself.
Experimental / Tomás Pichardo / 00:04:34:00 / united states
“Macbeth,” by The Tempest Ladies, is an interpretation of Shakespeare’s play in an untraditional way.
Vivre [To Live]
Fiction / Maharaki/ 00:13:00:00 / Martinica – Guadalupe
A teacher asks his students “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As his classmates joyfully answer the question, Tom, an easy-going 10-year-old, runs away.
Y al tercer día [And on the Third Day]
This is the story of three respected ladies of the neighborhood, Porota, Nena and Chiquita, very special friends and close neighbors. It as been three whole days since Porota and Nena have seen their friend Chiquita. While they are waiting for her to show up to pray to Saint Expedito, Porota’s dog shows up with her beloved pet in his mouth, dead and covered in dirt.
FicTIOn / Jorge Guzmán / 00:14:19:00 / spain – dominican republic
The ability to capture the emotions of others pushes a young photographer to the limit of obsession to meet that one person whose portrait he cannot capture.
Fiction / Cristian Carretero / 00:14:00:00 / Puerto Rico – dominican republic
A single mother living in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Santo Domingo, decides to risk everything and illegally emigrate to Puerto Rico on a crowded wooden raft.
Luz Roja [Red Light]
Fiction / Lucas Estrella / 00:09:52:00 / dominican republic
A look at the rough life of a street child confronting the stark realities on the cruel streets of the Dominican Republic.
El postergado [Posponed]
DocumentaRY / Daniel Guerrero / 00:09:44:00 / DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Cesar, a forgotten musician from Higüey, is in search of recognition.
Los hijos de la adicción [Children of Addiction]
FicTiOn / Luis Miguel Abreu / 00:15:00:00 / DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Clara is in rehab and tells the story of her life when she was involved in the world of drugs. She tells about everything that happened so her children could have a better life.
Negra noche [Black Night]
AnimaTiOn / Francisco Rojas / 00:05:00:00 / DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
“Negra noche” is a personal drama that takes place in Santo Domingo in 2048, where an unfortunate man, Oscar Pérez, is struggling to survive in the system, society and ultimately with himself. Filmed using an interesting digital animation technique that mixes handmade drawings, photography and three-dimensional surroundings while giving it a visual charge that transmits the characters sentiments even more vividly.