International Shorts: Across the Pond

International Shorts: Across the Pond

April 4, 8:00 PM – April 4, 10:00 PM

Brattle Theatre


In the next 90 minutes you will travel across the ocean on a boat, and break up with your girlfriend. You will (accidentally) come out to your dad and find things about him that you never wanted to know. You will invite a stranger to your home and regret a lost lover. And you shall laugh, but not all of your laughter, and weep, but not all of your tears. Curated by Giuseppe Di Caprio

Belongs to Anat

Marva (27) finds that on every item in her home there’s a note that reads “Belongs to Anat”. understanding that Anat has left her and that she is on her own, she goes on a journey asking people for guidance. That fails, so in a desperate attempt she sings Anat a love song in the lobby of her office building.

Directed by Yuval Barnea 17 m Hebrew Israel

Christopher at Sea

After embarking as a passenger onboard a cargo ship returning to Europe he begins to question his sanity and the very understanding of his perception of time in this romantic psychological thriller at sea.

Directed by Tom CJ Brown 15 m English, French France


Today, Rosa celebrates the anniversary of her engagement with Roberto. While she waits for him for dinner, she spends the afternoon in the pool with her younger brother Angelo. They begin to comment on a news story happened a few days earlier: the body of a boy found in a field a few kilometres from the city. Roberto arrives before they expected: the glances between the three become enigmatic and restless.

Directed by Marius Gabriel Stancu 17 m Italian Italy

My Life At The Beginning

It is New Year's Eve in Medarcos, a small town in the mountains of Madrid, inhospitable and frozen. ROME has 9 years old and his favorite place is the lap of his father, RODOLFO. But the atmosphere is rarefied.

Directed by Ana Puentes Margarito 15 m Spanish Spain


Love, hate, desire and jealousies are in the midle of a couple, that of Andrea and Fabrizio, who questioning the certainties of their relationship and their feelings.

Directed by Federico Mottica 17 m Italian Italy

The Talk

The life changing conversation that takes between father and son when staunchly unionist father DENNIS walks in on his son Barry in bed with a man.

Directed by Jonathan Hughes 10 m English Ireland