Light in Motion Competition: International Shorts Programme 3 - DIGITAL

Friday 26 Nov 2021 - 8:00pm to Friday 3 Dec 2021 - 8:00pm

International Shorts Programme Three

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.

The Criminals (Not In Competition)

A social realist drama combined with elements of a thriller. A glimpse into how an entire country is being turned into a gigantic prison, a society where everyone is being watched and controlled.

2021. Turkey. Director: Serhat Karaasian. Duration: 23 mins.


First Swim

A little girl finds the corpse of a refugee little boy on the beach. Thinking that he is sleeping, she puts him on her inflatable boat for a ride.

2021. France/Greece. Director: Alexandros Kostopoulos. Duration: 14 mins.



Oscar's late. In the surrounding skyscrapers hands are shaken and contracts are signed. That's the last thing he needs right now. Where do these damned snails come from?

2021. Switzerland. Director: Jan-David Bolt. Duration: 6 mins.



After being attacked one night, Diana believes that something must change and decides to do her justice. This is why she names herself "Dana", meaning "the one who does justice"

2020. Spain. Director: Lucia Forner Segarra. Duration: 18 mins.

Contains graphic content and scenes that may be upsetting.



An inhibited young woman is tasked to deliver news to her estranged Nonna. Voce is a lyrical coming of age story set in southern Italy.

2021. UK. Director: Emily May Smith. Duration: 15 mins.



Recycling worker Wang Jinshui is obsessed with Buddha statues, hoping they can bless him to win lottery. Convinced that everything depends on the statues’ condition, his obsession starts to go out of control.

2021. China. Director: Yi-Lie Hong, Duration: 15 mins.


International Shorts Programme Three Duration: 1hr 32 mins