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Cannes Shorts 2022

// // // 22:00 min

6 films in 82 minutes – A selection of the short film competitions of the Festival de Cannes 2022 with the winning film „The Water Murmurs“.

Since we do not carry the films of the program as individual titles, please view the program with pictures here:

Eine Auswahl der Kurzfilmwettbewerbe des Festivals de Cannes 2022 mit dem Gewinnerfilm „The Water Murmurs“ über einen Asteroideneinschlag samt Vulkanausbruch. Desweiteren geben sich griechische Werftarbeiter*innen sittlich, Geschwister in Ghana vermissen den Bruder, ein Rollstuhlfahrer in Deutschland wagt eine Wassertherapie, es geht um Schönheitsideale und ein Mädchen aus Holland gerät in einen Erinnerungskonflikt mit der Polizei.

The program:

Evi Kalogiropoulou
Greece 2022 – Live Action – 15 min
Shipyard workers
A ban on physical contact in a dystopian workplace has turned interaction into otherworldly simulations. The suppression of touch transformed the boatyard into charged landscape of alienation and sensuality beyond heteronormative desires.

Amartei Armar
France, Ghana 2022 – Live Action – 15 min
In Ghana at the sea
Set in a small Ghanaian town at the edge of a large landfill site that spills into the ocean, the sons of a fisherman, Sowah and Okai, struggle to cope with loss of their eldest brother who drowned during a fishing expedition.

Robert-Jonathan Koeyers
Netherlands 2022
Animation – 15 min
Memories with police
The fragmented portrait of a moment that would significantly change the lives of everyone present; told from the memories of the young girl Imani and the police officer David.

Rudolf Fitzgerald Leonard
Germany 2022
Live Action – 16 min
Water therapie
An incident occurs during a water therapy session meant to sooth Leon’s chronic cramps, one that will come to radically impact all aspects of his life over time.

PERSONA (Gakjil)
Sujin MOON
South Korea 2022
Animation – 6 min
A young woman slips into a second skin and her own reflection becomes a chimera. A surreal body horror animation about beauty ideals and the compulsion to fit into the image.

Jianying Chen
China 2022 – Live Action – 15 min
Life journey
When an asteroid hits the Earth leading to underwater volcanic eruptions, the inhabitants of a small town start to flee inland. Before she leaves, Nian decides to say goodbye to her childhood friend. Her memories of the town start to become clearer.


Part of the following short film programs

Cannes Shorts 2022