Palmares VII Edition. Berlin 2022
BEST FICTION SHORT FILM
MAGMA, by Arthur Fanget. France / 2021
Sensitive and profound critique of toxic masculinity, social inequality and sexual repression! Perfectly realised: great acting, editing and music. Experimental and avant-garde.
BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM
DANS LA NATURE by Marcel Barelli. Swiss / 2021
Finally a true-full description of Nature ( by beautiful animations and candid child voice) that narrate the beauty of Nature diversity and not the fake narrative of gender binary construct. What a liberation!
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM
UNFORGIVABLE by Marlén Vinayo. El Salvador / 2021
Very enlightening testimonial, concerning extremely disturbing topics as human violence, homophobia, segregation and non empathic influence of bigot catholic church over the difficult life of prisoners in san Salvador's jail.
SPECIAL MENTION OF THE JURY
KIKO’S SAINTS by Manuel Marmier. France / 2019
Poetic and elegant realisation, experimental and extremely sensual, that describe the path of a female artist, who free her self from cultural and gender repression and dare to affirm her self determination and follow her desire to get inspired and observe the beauty of a homosexual love story and sexual interaction between two men.
BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM
PROGRESSIVE TOUCH by Michael Portnoy. Austria, UUEE, Netherlands / 2020
Radical, innovative, perfectly embodied, by incredible skilled danseurs on a very original sound scape: an ironic and liberating look on sexual interactions and diversity ! Sexy and fun.
BEST SPANISH SHORT FILM
SUELTA by Javier Pereira . Spain / 2021
Simple and well performed (Spanish) reflexion around a very disturbing topic: do male friends abuse female friends in order to satisfy their own sexual desires? Is so difficult to respect female human body?
PLAN, PLAN CUL CUL by Alexandre Vignaud. Belgium / 2021
The short film most voted by the public in cinemas.