2019 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Palme d’or winner: The Distance Between Us and The Sky by Vasilis Kekatos (Greece).
2019 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Palme d’or winner: The Distance Between Us and The Sky by Vasilis Kekatos (Greece).

11 short films from 12 countries will encompass the Official Selection of short films in Competition at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. Five female directors are also featured in the 2020 Official Selection.

A total of 3,810 films from 137 different countries were watched by the selection committee this year, compared to 4,240 in 2019.

The short films competition, which culminates in the jury awarding the Short Film Palme d’or, will take place in the Fall at the Palais des festivals in Cannes. The exact date and the names of the jury members will be revealed very soon.

In 2019, the Short Film Palme d’or was awarded to The Distance Between Us and The Sky by Vasilis Kekatos (Greece).

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Official Selection of Short Films: 2020 Cannes Film Festival

Sameh ALAA (Egypt) I AM AFRAID TO FORGET YOUR FACE – 15’ – Egypt, France, Belgium, Qatar

Marie JACOTEY & Lola HALIFA-LEGRAND (France) FILLES BLEUES, PEUR BLANCHE (BLUE FEAR) – Animation – 10’ – France

Evi KALOGIROPOULOU (Greece) MOTORWAY65 – 14’ – Greece

Sophie LITTMAN (United Kingdom) SUDDEN LIGHT – 14’ – United Kingdom

Theo MONTOYA (Colombia) SON OF SODOM – Documentary- 15’ – Colombia, Argentina

Paul NOUHET (France) CAMILLE SANS CONTACT (CAMILLE, CONTACTLESS) – 15’ – France

David PINHEIRO VICENTE (Portugal) O CORDEIRO DE DEUS (THE LAMB OF GOD) – 15’ – Portugal, France

Lkhagvadulam PUREV-OCHIR (Mongolia) SHILUUS (MOUNTAIN CAT) – 13’ – Mongolia, United Kingdom

Paul SHKORDOFF (Canada) BENJAMIN, BENNY, BEN – 7’ – Canada

Leonardo VAN DIJL (Belgium) STEPHANIE – 15’ – Belgium

Zachary WOODS (USA) DAVID – 11’ – USA

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