Foyle Film Festival Light In Motion Competition: International Short Film Programme 2

Saturday 28 Nov 2020 - 10:30am to 2:00pm

Programme 2 duration: 1 hour 28 minutes

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.


Amanda wakes up in hospital with no memory of how she got there. As her doctor breaks some tragic news to her, Amanda's world begins to unravel in more ways than one and her mother is faced with an urgent choice.

U.K. 2020. Director: Alex Salam. Duration: 10 minutes.



To succeed in the world of haute cuisine you need more than creativity. A young chef must learn that in this kitchen a lot of blood, sweat and tears go into making every dish.

Switzerland. 2019. Director: David Oesch. Duration: 10 minutes.



Paula wants to do an experiment through the Spyglass app.

Spain. 2020. Director: Javi Prada. Duration: 8 minutes.


Leaving to Live

On December 24 in the middle of the afternoon, Alexandra, 35, makes an important decision that will change her life : leaving her marital home with her 7-year-old daughter Léa. She asks her to make a promise : to say nothing to his father.

France.2019. Director David Rodrigues. Duration: 8 minutes.



Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine, Anna is an aging single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love.

U.K. 2019. Director: Dekel Berenson. Duration: 15 minutes.


Brothers Again

Franco, an elderly man, lives his life in serenity together with his wife Margherita. The arrival of his brother Vittorio, with whom he hasn’t talked in years, breaks the calm.

Switzerland. 2019. Director: Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola. Duration: 10 minutes.


The Priest

In a lonely desert town, a suicidal priest (Patton Oswalt) makes a decision that kicks into motion a series of strange events leading him to an unexpected discovery. Is it coincidence or miraculous?

U.S.A. 2019. Director: Michael Vukadinovich. Duration: 17 mins.