2020 Edition – Postponed

Dear all, The 5th edition of BSFF is postponed due to the current restrictions. We are planning to organize this edition in springtime. Additionally, submissions for our 6th edition are OPEN. Stay in love with cinema & life.


Our CALL FOR ENTRIES BSFF 2019 annual contest is OPEN. Good luck to everyone in our competition! + Submission Final Deadline: October 17th, 2019 – see detailed submissions calendar and associated costs, by following links from http://bucharestshort.ro/submit-your-film/.Festival Rules: Please, make sure you agree on BSFF Rules http://bucharestshort.ro/rules-and-regulations/, before submitting your films.For further inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact […]

RECALL – Dániel Reich (Hungary, 2017) 19’50”

We are in the 80’s, the young boy Beni spending the holiday with his mum and sister, Gilla at lake Balaton. Beni finds an old photo camera and starts taking photos, obsessively. Gilla suddenly disappears while swimming in the water. They caný find her, but Beni doesn’t give up the search and with the help […]

GUAXUMA – Nara Normande (Brazil, 2018) 14’16”

Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Anima Mundi – Best Brazilian short film, Ottawa International Animation Film Festival – Best narrative short   Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy memories       Director Biography – Nara Normande Nara […]

YOVER – Edison Sanchez (Colombia, 2018) 11’04”

Berlinale, Hambrug Intl. Short Film Festival, Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival, UppSala International Short Film Festival, Tehran International Short Film Festival, Festival de Cine de Derechos Humanos de Paris Trailer   Yover is barely twelve, but he must work. Every day he rides the streets of the new Bojayá – a village that survived the bloodiest massacre of the […]

THE TREE – Hava Mukhiyeva (Russian Federation, 2018) 21’42”

North Causacus, 1994. Hava and Adam live next door and are friends like their parents. The children write letters to each other and pass them hiding them in a tree hollow. They love the tree and confide their secrets to it. They are dreamers living in their fantasy. Aslan, Adam’s farther, runs business in town […]

LAND – Raphaël Meyer (Switzerland, 2017) 7’37”

A young man finds shelter inside a cornfield. There, he meets a little girl and her father: the land owner.       Director Biography – Raphaël Meyer Born in 1991, Raphaël Meyer obtained a Master degree in Film Studies and American Literature from the University of Lausanne in 2015. He then worked as assistant producer, […]