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Category: Narrative Short Competition

Drama, Music

My Home is a Dog that Lives Inside Me

An old folk singer returns to a small seaside village, visits past people, plays to moments, and holds a small untidy concert.

13 mins NR
Comedy, Musical, Mattresses

Amor, Avenidas Novas

Lisbon, 2017. Manel is twenty years old, lives on Avenida Almirante Reis and idealizes love inspired by the relationship of his parents. Out of compassion, he hands over his double mattress to Nicolau and his girlfriend, who returned to Lisbon. Manel is alone with the mattress that he exchanged with his friends and on his way back home when he invades a film set, with a team entirely composed by girls. One of them, Rita, a beautiful production intern who helps with the mattress. They talk. This encounter has a profound effect on Manel who goes home to reconsider his life sinking into a magical feeling of passion.

20 mins NR
Drama, Comedy

A Good Son

When Tommy, 75, asks his son Mike to put a Hefty bag over his head and suffocate him to death, neither of them believes the other will really go through with it. Until MIke's son Chris, 17, comes up with a plan that will give both his father and grandfather the solution they've been looking for.

12 mins NR
Drama, Comedy


A woman invites an old acquaintance to live with her after a devastating loss.

13 mins NR