Short films selected in the European Official Selection
Below you can consult the 2021 European Official Section of Skyline Benidorm Film Festival.
BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE
A woman’s lifelong relationship with her disabled daughter is changed forever when she receives an unwanted letter.
When the elevator of their public housing breaks down, the fates of Felix, a disabled pensioner, Ana, a single mother stuggling with her move and Seydou, a young man passsionate about dance intertwine towards an explosive ending where their limits will be tested.
DOLAPO IS FINE
2020. United Kingdom
Soon to leave her British boarding school and enter the working world, a young Black woman faces pressure to change her name and natural hairstyle.
In 1921 a Luxembourgish cartographer visits Albania to prepare maps for the newly independent country. He gets to report to the chaotic Paris Conference of Ambassadors. An observation he made will change the outcome of the diplomatic gathering.
2020. Czech Republic
Desperate for the breakup, Šimon discovers after a few months that his ex-girlfriend has started a relationship with a transsexual. He can’t handle it, and while he’s waiting for the subway, he comes up with a way to get over it.
THE INTIMATE TOUCH
At a seaside restaurant, a devoutly Islamist refugee
meets a deeply feminist reporter for dinner. Officially, he’s a source, and this is business. But what’s really on their minds is the intense attraction they felt last week when they first met, despite a clash over his religious refusal to shake her hand.