Prague Short Film Festival Presents
Sections of 53rd KVIFF
- Official Selection - Competition
- Official Selection - Out of Competition
- East of the West - Competition
- Documentary Films - Competition
- Special Events
- Another View
- Future Frames: Ten New Filmmakers To Follow
- Midnight Screenings
- Czech Films 2017–2018
- Made in Texas: Tribute to Austin Film Society
- Reflections of Time: Baltic Poetic Documentary
- People Next Door
- Seven Close Encounters
- Out of the Past
- Prague Short Film Festival Presents
And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool
A tak jsme daly zlaté rybky do bazénu /
Soushite watashitachi wa pûru ni kingyo o
Directed by: Makoto Nagahisa
Japan, 2016, 27 min
One summer day, 400 goldfish were found in the swimming pool of a secondary school. This is the story of the four 15-year-old girls who put them in there. Grand Prix in the International Competition at the 2018 Prague Short Film Festival.
Atlantida, 2003 /
Directed by: Michal Blaško
Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, 2017, 30 min
It’s 2003, four years before Slovakia becomes part of the Schengen Area. Atlantis, 2003 provides a chilling excursion to a recent past we should not forget, but it also asks a universal question: How responsible are we for each other? The Best Film Award in the National Competition at the 2018 Prague Short Film Festival.
Bo Hai /
Directed by: Dužan Duong
Czech Republic, 2017, 26 min
They think like Czechs, speak like Czechs but look Vietnamese. Bo Hai is a film about the relationship between the older generation of Vietnamese living in the Czech Republic and their children. Special Jury Mention in the National Competition at the 2018 Prague Short Film Festival.
Directed by: Peter Ghesquière
Belgium, 2017, 14 min
Downside Up reveals a world where everyone has Down syndrome. One day, Eric is born, a boy who’s different. Audience Award winner at the 2018 Prague Short Film Festival.
Miranda a Ferdinand /
Directed by: Antoine Giorgini
France, 2016, 19 min
A talent competition for theater school is coming up for Tony. But on the day, his best friend Steven, who has been assigned the task of trading lines with Tony during the audition, doesn’t show up. When Tony fails to find Steven’s replacement he is forced to pack it in, and he firmly resolves never to speak a civil word to the traitor again. Special Jury Mention in the International Competition at the 2018 Prague Short Film Festival.