Light In Motion Awards International Programme Three
The finalists for this year’s Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Awards have been announced with 42 films in contention for the Light in Motion Awards for Best International Short Film.
Programme Duration: 1hr 33 mins
Please note all films in competition have yet to receive certification. Some films may contain strong language, content and scenes that may be upsetting. For viewers under the age of 18, parental discretion is advised, as programmes may not be suitable.
A young boy makes a life-changing decision despite his mother’s expectations. A story of family, faith and belonging.
Canada. 2019. Dir. Michael P. Vidler. Dur. 17 mins.
The Mandarin Tree
After her father is arrested for political reasons by the Turkish government, little Sirin is finally allowed to visit him in prison for the first time. She brings him a painting of a mandarin tree. Will her hidden message be discovered?
Germany. 2018. Dir. Cengiz Akaygün. Dur. 18 mins.
The Five Minutes
A businessman in mourning uses a special telephone booth to have a final talk with his departed wife.
China. 2019. Dir. Shange Zhang. Dur. 10 mins.
Today, Tatiana, 17, is not going to school. She has a far more important event planned with her friends : saying goodbye to the boy she’s not ready to leave yet.
Belgium. 2018. Dir. Isabelle Schapira. Dur. 17 mins.
When Emillie returns home after renting her house to strangers, we witness what actually happened during her absence.
Canada. 2018. Dir. Sophie B Jacques. Dur. 11 mins.
Missing A Note
Schoolgirl and aspiring singer, Molly, performs before retired opera legend, John O’Connell, in hope he will write her a good scholarship report. But John’s now diminishing memory means Molly is in for a few puzzling surprises.
U.K. 2019. Dir. Beth Moran. Dur. 15 mins.
A Million Times Before
Thomas and Casey seem to be reaching the end of the road, but they've got a few things to talk over first... for the millionth time...
U.S.A . 2019. Dir. Barrett Edmonds. Dur. 5 mins.