As Hard as You Can 2019
Aussi fort que tu peux (original title)
26min | Short, Drama, Thriller | 9 December 2019 (Germany)
In the middle of the countryside, Virgile is trying to reconnect with his childhood friend. But he discovers that Anthony has sunk into the throes of self-destruction and surrenders to extreme sexuality.
It’s Just In My Head 2020
È solo nella mia testa (original title)
17min | Short, Drama, Romance | 30 March 2021 (USA)
Andreas and Alessandro are two friends who have known each other since childhood. Now that they have grown up, they study at university in different cities but they always spend the summer together in the place where they were born: a seaside resort that regularly fills up with tourists every year. They have two opposite characters: taciturn and diffident Andreas, expansive and optimistic Alessandro; lonely and without sexual experiences the first, full of friends and already engaged with a girl for a long time the second. Summer is now coming to an end; both Andreas and Alessandro must return to the city to resume university life. Andreas will be leaving in a few days, while Alessandro has to wait for his girlfriend, Daniela, to do some things in the family, in order to be able to come back with her. Before leaving, Andreas decides to give Alessandro a gift: he leaves an envelope full of printed selfies in his friend’s mailbox, some of which are dedicated on the back, hoping that Alessandro will finally be able to notice the love that Andreas always has tried for him.
A team rugby player admits to having a crush on his friend/teammate, causing a rift between them. He retreats into a fantasy world, complete with an imaginary glitter friend, as he struggles to fit into the macho world of rugby, and to confront and rebuild the friendship with his friend who has betrayed his confidence to the rest of his teammates.
After years of sexual denial, Yiftach leaves his family to live alone in Tel-Aviv.
Attracted to men but torn between his former and new life, Yiftach is consumed with blame and feels disconnected from everything around him. The drama moves between different time periods, raising penetrating questions regarding prejudice and life on the fringes of society.
So Long, Paris! 2019
19min | Short, Comedy | 15 March 2020 (France)
12-year-old Lucy can’t accept her parents have divorced. Holidays are ending. Just before Lucy is to leave Paris, she puts off returning to London at her mum’s, and grills her dad about whether he has found a new relationship. As darkness falls, Lucy gets a piece of news that upsets her so that she runs away from her dad’s. She wanders in the city. Takes risks. And finally faces reality.