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SSF2020 Official Selection International Films

August 7, 2020

We proudly announce SSF2020 Official Selection. Total submissions: 3,873 films.
Total of 102 Films including 31 Japanese films from 34 countries.

15th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market
Sapporo Short Fest 2020

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION /// 39 INTERNATIONAL FILMS

Austria
HOW TO DISAPPEAR | Total Refusal (Leonhard Müllner, Michael Stumpf, Robin Klengel) | Animation | Austria | 2020 | 0:21:06

Belgium
A TOWN CALLED PANIC - THE COUNTY FAIR | Vincent PATAR, Stéphane AUBIER | Animation | Comedy | Belgium | 2019 | 0:26:00

Belgium, Congo
ZOMBIES | BALOJI | Experimental | Choreography | Belgium, Congo | 2019 | 0:14:50

Brazil
CORMAN'S EYEDROPS GOT ME TOO CRAZY | Ivan Cardoso | Animation | Choreography | Brazil | 2020 | 0:18:41

China
CHEN CHEN | Kargo Chen | Fiction | China | 2019 | 0:21:40 | Student Film

China, USA
DRIFTING | Hanxiong Bo | Fiction | China, USA | 2020 | 0:16:25 | Student Film

Czech Republic
DAUGHTER | Daria Kashcheeva | Animation | Fantasy | Czech Republic | 2019 | 0:14:43 | Student Film

Denmark
STARS IN THE SKY | Casper Lind | Fiction | Denmark | 2019 | 0:08:52

France
LAVANDE | Alexandra Naoum | Fiction | France | 2019 | 0:12:53
LOVE IS A COUNTRY | Gwenael Mulsant | Fiction | Choreography | France | 2020 | 0:19:37
OLLA | Ariane Labed | Fiction | France | 2019 | 0:27:02

France, Albania
THE VAN | Erenik Beqiri | Fiction | France, Albania | 2019 | 0:15:08

Finland
THE FANTASTIC | Maija Blafield | Documentary | Video Art | Finland | 2020 | 0:30:01

Germany
JUST A GUY | Shoko Hara | Animation | Mix-Medias | Germany | 2020 | 0:15:00

Hungary
BANALITY | Balazs Simonyi | Fiction | Thriller | Hungary | 2019 | 0:11:57

Ireland
A BETTER YOU | Eamonn Murphy | Fiction | Ireland | 2019 | 0:16:00

Korea (south)
REONGHEE - ALIEN (DIR. YEON) | Jegwang Yeon | Fiction | Drama | Korea (south) | 2019 | 0:15:00 | Student Film
PROXY EXAM | Nakyung Kim | Fiction | Drama | Korea (south) | 2019 | 0:17:04 | Student Film
AIR CONDITIONER IN PANMUNJEOM | Taehun Lee | Fiction | Comedy | Korea (south) | 2019 | 0:24:26

Lebanon
DOUMA UNDERGROUND | Tim Alsiofi | Documentary | Lebanon | 2019 | 0:11:16

Portugal
A MIND SANG | Vier Nev | Animation | Portugal | 2019 | 0:06:11

Netherlands
ZWART | Tommie Geraedts | Fiction | Sci-Fi | Netherlands | 2019 | 0:07:19

New Zealand
DANIEL | Claire van Beek | Fiction | New Zealand | 2019 | 0:19:03

Norway
THE KICKSLED CHOIR | Torfinn Iversen | Fiction | Drama | Norway | 2020 | 0:18:00
POLYFONATURA | Jon Vatne | Documentary | Norway | 2019 | 0:20:09
DOWNS OF THE DEAD | Even Husby Grødahl | Fiction | Comedy | Norway | 2019 | 0:23:02 | Student Film

Poland
ONE NIGHT STAND | Mally Yina | Fiction | Poland | 2020 | 0:29:57

Russia
NAKED | Kirill Khachaturov | Animation | Russia | 2019 | 0:14:40 | Student Film
THE GROUP OF EIGHT | Ivan Sosnin | Fiction | Russia | 2020 | 0:21:03

Slovenia
LILIANA | Milanka Fabjancic | Animation | Musical | Slovenia | 2019 | 0:06:53

Spain
HELL | Raúl de la Fuente | Documentary | Spain | 2019 | 0:22:35

Switzerland
THE LONELY ORBIT | Frederic Siegel, Benjamin Morard | Animation | Switzerland | 2019 | 0:09:21

Thailand, China
MERRY GO ROUND | Siridech Sukkam | Fiction | Fantasy | Thailand, China | 2019 | 0:25:44 | Student Film

Turkey
OCTOPUS | Engin Erden | Fiction | Mix-Medias | Turkey | 2019 | 0:12:34

UK
DIVIDED WE SCROLL | Klaas Diersmann | Experimental | Choreography | UK | 2019 | 0:05:06
JAMIE | Esmée Creed-Miles | Fiction | UK | 2020 | 0:14:37
FRANK & MARY | Paul Williams | Fiction | Horror | UK | 2019 | 0:16:10

USA
BEYOND NOH | Patrick Smith | Animation | USA | 2020 | 0:03:00
GLINT | Grant Janes | Fiction | USA | 2019 | 0:19:45


FAMILY & CHILDREN Programme /// 11 Films

Brazil
UMBRELLA | Helena Hilario, Mario Pece | Animation | Drama | Brazil | 2019 | 0:08:00

China, USA
WINDUP | Yibing Jiang | Animation | China, USA | 2020 | 0:09:54

Czech Republic, Slovak Republic
THE KITE | Martin Smatana | Animation | Fantasy | Czech Republic, Slovak Republic | 2019 | 0:13:07 | Student Film

France
TALES OF RECKONING | Lucas Damon , Elora Jodra Y Alonso, Ny Havozo Andriamanjato, Laura Martin-Wortham, Sammy Sapotille, Gontran Baudeur | Animation | France | 2019 | 0:02:41 | Student Film
AN EYE FOR AN EYE | Thomas Boileau, Alan Guimont, Robin Courtoise, Mathieu Lecroq, Malcom Hunt, Francois Briantais | Animation | France | 2019 | 0:05:54 | Student Film
SHOOOM'S ODYSSEY | Julien Bisaro | Animation | France | 2019 | 0:26:00

Germany
FRIENDS | Florian Grolig | Animation | Comedy | Germany | 2019 | 0:07:45

Japan
WALTZ | Mari Miyazawa | Animation | Japan | 2019 | 0:14:10

Spain
ME, A MONSTER? | Belinda Bonan | Animation | Fantasy | Spain | 2020 | 0:06:15

USA
CRUNCH | Liukaidi Peng | Animation | USA | 2019 | 0:09:30 | Student Film

UK
THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE | Max Lang, Daniel Snaddon | Animation | Action / Adventure | UK | 2019 | 0:26:43


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OUT OF COMPETITION /// SPECIAL PROGRAMMES

/// Mystery Zone Programme, 7 Films

ALTERED | MATHIEU DURAND | Animation | Denmark | 2019 | 0:03:21
MOM | Alcalde Miguel | Fiction | Fantasy | Spain | 2020 | 0:03:26
REWIND | Hugo Chetelat | Fiction | Fantasy | Canada | 2019 | 0:07:36
THE FLAT | Alberto Evangelio Ramos | Fiction | Horror | Spain | 2019 | 0:08:50
POSSIBILITY | Volodymyr Kliuiev | Fiction | Drama | Ukraine | 2020 | 0:11:19
MR. THISFORTHAT | Thomas Mendolia | Fiction | USA | 2020 | 0:14:08 | Student Film
MOMENT | Geoffrey Uloth | Fiction | | Canada | 2019 | 0:20:00


/// SSF-DOCS Programme, 5 Films

The Vibrant Village | Weronika Jurkiewicz | Documentary | Poland | 2019 | 0:06:55
All Cats Are Grey in the Dark | Lasse Linder | Documentary | Switzerland | 2019 | 0:18:16 | Student Film
Invasion: The Unist'ot'en's Fight for Sovereignty | Michael Toledano, Sam Vinal | Documentary | Canada | 2020 | 0:18:19
Punk Save the Queen | Toru Kubota | Documentary | Japan | 2020 | 0:19:42 | Student Film
POST MORTEM berlin | Anton von Heiseler | Documentary | Germany | 2019 | 0:26:46 | Student Film


/// Horror Programme, 3Films

A LITTLE TASTE | Victor Catala | Fiction | Horror | Spain | 2019 | 0:05:12
BEHIND THE DOOR | Andrés Borghi | Fiction | Horror | Argentina | 2019 | 0:09:44
OUROBOROS | Youngho Gye | Fiction | Horror | Korea (south) | 2019 | 0:19:45 | Student Film


/// Drunken Night Programme, 9 films

TELEKONG - REMOTE CONTROLLED ROBOT FOR CRISIS | Hikaru TSUKUDA | Fiction | Comedy | Japan | 2020 | 0:01:46
BELOW | Chance Muehleck | Fiction | Horror | USA | 2020 | 0:03:35
A MIND SANG | Vier Nev | Animation | Portugal | 2019 | 0:06:11
THE COLLECTOR | Godefroy Ryckewaert | Fiction | Action / Adventure | France | 2019 | 0:07:34
DON'T, KISS .mov | Carl Olsson, Fabio Liberti | Experimental | Sweden | 2020 | 0:08:06
CITIZEN PATROL | Xavier Beauchesne-Rondeau | Fiction | Canada | 2019 | 0:09:20
WOOD CHILD AND HIDDEN FOREST MOTHER | Stephen Irwin | Animation | UK | 2019 | 0:09:34
SH_T HAPPENS | Michaela Mihalyi, David Štumpf | Animation | Comedy | Czech Republic | 2019 | 0:13:07 | Student Film
DOWNS OF THE DEAD | Even Husby Grødahl | Fiction | Comedy | Norway | 2019 | 0:23:02 | Student Film


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PROGRAMMER'S DELIGHT

We would like to express thank all the films below that give us great suffer to select SSF 2020 official selection. The listed films are not selected but we are willing to mention these great films. We are really appreciate all the great works and contributions.

/// Fiction

CONTACT | AGOSTINI Florent | Fiction | Sci-Fi | France | 2020 | 0:02:18
BELOW | Muehleck Chance | Fiction | Horror | USA | 2020 | 0:03:35
EVIL REDO | Horstmann Jan-Peter | Fiction | Horror | Germany | 2020 | 0:03:44
VICTIM | Larry Brand | Fiction | USA | 2020 | 0:05:59
FOR HIM | Ian Killick | Fiction | UK | 2019 | 0:08:50
IL Y A QUELQU'UN CHEZ NOUS | Firode Laurent | Fiction | Comedy | France | 2019 | 0:09:59
POSSIBILITY | Volodymyr Kliuiev | Fiction | Drama | Ukraine | 2020 | 0:11:19
THE BURGLAR | Xander Copp | Fiction | Drama | Canada | 2019 | 0:11:20
HEADING SOUTH | Yuan Yuan | Fiction | Drama | USA | 2020 | 0:12:00
NEW DUTCH HERRING | van Duijn Ruben | Fiction | Netherlands | 2019 | 0:12:26
SHHHH | Jonathan Mordechay | Fiction | Comedy | Israel | 2019 | 0:12:48
THE SHOES OF A LITTLE GIRL | Kedar Shrestha | Fiction | Drama | Nepal | 2019 | 0:12:58
UPYR | Pigot Anatole | Fiction | Fantasy | France | 2019 | 0:13:13
THE FARMHOUSE | Garreth Carter, Will Douglas | Fiction | Horror | United kingdom | 2019 | 0:13:18
CASIOPEA | Fernando Manso | Fiction | Experimental | Spain | 2019 | 0:14:00
STAY AWAKE, BE READY | Pham Thien An | Fiction | Vietnam, USA | 2019 | 0:14:07
ANNA | Dekel Berenson | Fiction | Drama | UK | 2019 | 0:14:59
XY | Anna Karín Lárusdóttir | Fiction | Drama | Iceland | 2019 | 0:15:00
BEYOND THE TIDE | Ingo Monitor, Jan Mocka | Fiction | Fantasy | Germany | 2019 | 0:15:00
NATURE'S CRIME | Valentina Bertuzzi | Fiction | Thriller | Italy | 2019 | 0:15:00
MOMMY'S CALF | Viktoria Runtsova | Fiction | | Russia | 2019 | 0:15:00
THE END OF ALL THINGS | Vila Norma | Fiction | Horror | Spain | 2019 | 0:15:03
TIC | Ben Nicholas | Fiction | Thriller | USA | 2019 | 0:15:09
SPAWNING MIGRATION | Ho Ying Kuen | Fiction | | China | 2019 | 0:15:14
BIRDLAND | El-Hamus Ashgan | Fiction | Drama | Netherlands | 2020 | 0:15:33
THE LATENT CIRCLE | Mohammad Homafar | Fiction | Sci-Fi | Iran | 2020 | 0:15:37
THE LAMB | Violić Nina | Fiction | Croatia | 2019 | 0:15:56
IN THIS LAND WE'RE BRIEFLY GHOSTS | Chen-Wen Lo | Fiction | Drama | Myanmar | 2019 | 0:16:01
THE HEAVY BURDEN | Yilmaz Özdil | Fiction | Drama | Turkey | 2019 | 0:17:00
VERA | Rubirola Sala Laura | Fiction | Drama | Spain | 2020 | 0:17:17
DETOURS | Yates Christopher | Fiction | | Belgium | 2019 | 0:18:06
THE LILLIES´SELLER | Galuk Igor | Fiction | Drama | Argentina | 2019 | 0:18:31
THE CLOUD IS STILL THERE | Mickey Lai Loke Yee | Fiction | Drama | Malaysia | 2020 | 0:18:44
STICKER | Unkovski Georgi M. | Fiction | Comedy | Macedonia | 2020 | 0:18:45
NENA | Donie Ordiales | Fiction | Drama | Philippines | 2020 | 0:19:31
SHE RUNS | Qiu Yang | Fiction | China, France | 2019 | 0:19:32
ADAM | Lin Shoki | Fiction | Singapore | 2019 | 0:19:33
TRUST ME | Cutler-Kreutz Sam | Fiction | Thriller | USA, France | 2019 | 0:19:41
PLANET EARTH CALLING ANA | Fernando Bonelli | Fiction | Drama | Spain | | 0:20:00
MAELLE | Jordi Gueyrard | Fiction | Drama | France | 2019 | 0:20:00
DA YIE | Anthony Nti | Fiction | Drama | Ghana | 2019 | 0:20:00
INDIMENTICABILE | Gianluca Santoni | Fiction | Italy | 2019 | 0:20:00
I SEE YOU | Luca Ribler | Fiction | Drama | Switzerland | 2019 | 0:20:37
THE TOWER OF PISA | ILIESIU Bogdan | Fiction | Comedy | Romania | 2019 | 0:20:44
I'LL END UP IN JAIL | Alexandre Dostie | Fiction | Drama | Canada | 2019 | 0:21:00
ADA | Servet Quentin | Fiction | Sci-Fi | France | 2019 | 0:22:12
ANOTHER DAY IN MANHATTAN | Kumar Sandeep | Fiction | Austria, USA | 2020 | 0:22:33
ONLINE | Léopold Kraus | Fiction | Drama | France | 2019 | 0:22:56
MAKE MY DAY | | Fiction | Comedy | Switzerland | 2019 | 0:23:04
FAR IN NIGHT | ali shah syed maisam | Fiction | India | 2019 | 0:23:45
Jul-96 | Jacob Michèle | Fiction | Drama | Belgium | 2020 | 0:24:52
THE DOOR | Saadat Majid | Fiction | | Iran | 2019 | 0:24:54
A MILLION EYES | Richard Raymond | Fiction | Drama | USA | 2019 | 0:25:00
ALL THE FIRES THE FIRE | Kosemund Sanidis Efthimis | Fiction | | Greece | 2019 | 0:25:03
MY LITTLE CHINA GIRL | Azulys Sam | Fiction | Fantasy | France | 2020 | 0:29:22
FUR | Sauter Karine | Fiction | France | 2019 | 0:29:44
LAKE OF HAPPINESS | Paluyan Aliaksei | Fiction | Drama | Belarus, Germany | 2019 | 0:29:56


/// Documentary

JOSEBA CRUZ | Vilardebó Aleix | Documentary | Spain | 2020 | 0:07:30
TICHAN | ebeling philipp, arthur olivia | Experimental | France, UK | 2019 | 0:09:34
A SYRIAN WOMAN | Khawla Al Hammouri, Louis Karim Sayad DeCaprio | Documentary | | Jordan | 2020 | 0:11:00
WHY KILL THEM? | BONLEUX LUDOVIC | Documentary | Mexico | 2019 | 0:12:27
SLEEPLESS / REPEAT UNTIL DEATH | WOERD SIL VAN DER, DOZY JORIK | Documentary | Mongolia, Netherlands | 2019 | 0:13:17
TESTFILM #1 | Systems Telco | Experimental | Croatia, Netherlands | 2020 | 0:14:20
DAFA METTI (DIFFICULT) | Tal Amiran | Documentary | UK | 2019 | 0:14:36
3 LOGICAL EXITS | Fleifel Mahdi | Documentary | Denmark, UK | 2020 | 0:14:47
DRIFTING WITH DEBORD | Archibald David, Lavery Carl | Documentary | Video Art | UK | 2020 | 0:17:35
CEUTA'S GATE | Maroufi Randa | Documentary | France, Morocco | 2019 | 0:19:00
WASTELAND | Milton Daniel | Documentary | Sweden | 2020 | 0:19:18
HELP, I'VE GONE VIRAL! | Audun Amundsen | Documentary | Norway | 2020 | 0:19:34
EXODUS | Stiller Oliver | Documentary | Germany | 2019 | 0:21:20
THE FIRES OF KURDISTAN | Salahaddin Narav, Persson Roland | Documentary | Historical | Sweden, Kurdistan | 2020 | 0:22:18
SHANZAI SCREENS | Heintz Paul | Documentary | France | 2020 | 0:23:23
DHARAMSALA | Guionnet Alice | Documentary | | France | 2019 | 0:23:29
BEYOND THE NORTH WINDS: A POST NUCLEAR REVERIE | Cubides-Brady Natalie | Documentary | Mix-Medias | UK | 2019 | 0:23:52
BEFORE HE STARTS | Xin Fang | Documentary | USA | 2020 | 0:23:54
SQUIRT | Miguelote Carla | Documentary | Brazil | 2019 | 0:24:05
HOME, AND A DISTANT ARCHIVE | Dorothy Cheung | Documentary | China | 2020 | 0:24:09
FANTASTIC CAPTAIN' | CASTELL JF | Documentary | France | 2020 | 0:24:49
FAMILY2 | Sun Yifan | Documentary | Poland | 2019 | 0:25:00
KOREMATSU VERSUS US | Matt Wood | Documentary | USA | 2019 | 0:25:01
MAT AND HER MATES | Penichout Pauline | Documentary | France | 2019 | 0:26:01
ТHEN COMES THE EVENING | Novaković Maja | Documentary | Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina | 2019 | 0:27:30
WHEN MOM IS GONE | Zeynep Gulru Kececiler | Documentary | Turkey | 2020 | 0:28:36
GREYKEY | Ribes Enric | Documentary | Historical | Spain | 2019 | 0:28:49
WITH DAD | Soren Sorensen | Documentary | USA | 2020 | 0:29:15
FUCK, IT'S BIOLOGY. | Veronica Andersson | Documentary | Drama | Poland | 2019 | 0:29:59
A RISING STORM | Adrian Selkowitz | Documentary | USA | 2020 | 0:30:00
THE SILENCE OF WAR: DAMASCUS | BAUTISTA JOSÉ | Documentary | Spain | 2019 | 0:30:09


/// Animation

THE BOY AND THE ROBIN | Tamika Bramwell | Animation | Action / Adventure | South africa | 2019 | 0:04:34
XYU | Donato Sansone | Animation | France | 2019 | 0:01:36
URBAN SPHINX | Lorenzo María | Animation | ART | Spain | 2020 | 0:04:53
WANDALAND | Noble Richard | Animation | Mix-Medias | UK | 2019 | 0:06:07
AVERAGE HAPPINESS | Maja GEHRIG | Animation | Switzerland | 2019 | 0:07:02
TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS | Fels Verena | Animation | Comedy | Germany | 2019 | 0:07:32
FRIENDS | Grolig Florian | Animation | Comedy | Germany | 2019 | 0:07:45
UMBRELLA | Helena Hilario, Mario Pece | Animation | Drama | Brazil | 2019 | 0:08:00
MALAKOUT | Farnoosh Abedi | Animation | Iran | 2019 | 0:10:00
DEADY FREDDY | Alicia Eisen | Animation | Comedy | Canada | 2019 | 0:10:13
GRAVEDAD | Gonzalez Matisse | Animation | Comedy | Germany | 2019 | 0:10:35
SIGNS | Rees Dustin | Animation | Comedy | Switzerland | 2020 | 0:10:40
PER ASPERA AD ASTRA | Dion Franck | Animation | Fantasy | France | 2019 | 0:11:09
THE TERRIBLE GIRLS | Orellana David | Animation | Fantasy | Spain | 2020 | 0:11:45
SCARLET RED | Toon Loenders | Animation | Belgium | 2020 | 0:13:04
LAL | Gökalp Gönen | Animation | Fantasy | Turkey | 2020 | 0:14:30
THE PASSERBY | Pieter Coudyzer | Animation | Drama | Belgium | 2020 | 0:15:59
HE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS | BRONZIT KONSTANTIN | Animation | Fantasy | Russia | 2019 | 0:16:00


/// Experimental

GLANCES | Aleksei Borovikov | Experimental | LGBTQ | USA | 2019 | 0:06:57
HABITAT | Marek Kimei Matvija | Experimental | Sci-Fi | Czech Republic | 2020 | 0:16:28
SUGAR | Melhus Bjørn | Experimental | Sci-Fi | Germany | 2019 | 0:20:31
PORNO 3079 | Schäfer Daniel | Experimental | Sci-Fi | Germany | 2020 | 0:22:57
LIGHT INSIDE | Dennis Stormer | Experimental | Comedy | Sweden | 2019 | 0:29:00


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