Shorts Winners

Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Panorama

Screenings

7th Hall Apollo Kino Coca-Cola Plaza
Screening100503 / Shorts võidufilmid
Screening duration
Hall Electric Cinema, Tartu
Screening162202 / Shorts võidufilmid
Screening duration
Hall 1 Kino Artis
Screening171501 / Shorts võidufilmid
Screening duration

Films

Baltic premiere

Neighbour Abdi

Local title
Naabri-Abdi
Original title
Buurman Abdi
Director
Douwe Dijkstra
Country
Netherlands
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

How can you understand a violent past? Somali-born Abdi is furniture designer and support worker. He reenacts his life, marked by war and criminality, with the help of his neighbour and filmmaker Douwe. Through playful reconstructions in a special effects studio, Abdi and Douwe embark on a candid and investigative journey through a painful history, focusing on the creative process throughout.

Director
Douwe Dijkstra
Runtime
Trailer

Baltic premiere

3rd Octave F

Local title
3. oktavi F
Original title
3. oktavi F
Director
Eeva Mägi
Country
Estonia
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts National Competition

A woman’s voice can silence injustice, lower weapons and stop trains. In this opera-western, the question is whether Ada can hit the right note to save her brother's and her own life from the vindictive Sheriff.

Director
Eeva Mägi
Runtime
Language
Estonian
Subtitles
English

Baltic premiere

Bird in the Peninsula

Local title
Lind poolsaarel
Original title
Bird in the Peninsula
Director
Atsushi Wada
Country
France, Japan
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Animation Competition

Children are dancing on the music under the supervision of their teacher. A young lady witnesses the scene and disrupts their rituals.

Director
Atsushi Wada
Runtime
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Persona

Local title
Isiksus
Original title
각질
Director
Sujin Moon
Country
South Korea
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Animation

The process of being encroached by the persona.

Director
Sujin Moon
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Tropicalia

Local title
Tropicalia
Original title
Tropicalia
Director
Rodney Llaverías
Country
Dominican Republic
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

An aging hermit frees herself from the care-taking of her ailing mother when a strange and wounded dog appears in her home, demanding all of her attention.

Director
Rodney Llaverías
Runtime
Trailer

Baltic premiere

The Queen of the Foxes

Local title
Rebaste kuninganna
Original title
La reine des renards
Director
Marina Rosset
Country
Switzerland
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Kids Animation Competition

The queen of the foxes is the saddest of them all. In order to make her happy, her worried gang swarms out at night to lay at her feet the secretly written, but ultimately unsent love letters retrieved from the city’s rubbish.

simultaneous translation

Director
Marina Rosset
Runtime
Trailer