Vote for your favourite one-minute film | Filminute x Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest 2023

Filminute is the international one-minute film festival that challenges filmmakers, screenwriters, animators, artists, designers and creative content producers to make and submit the best productions of 60 seconds or less. In collaboration with Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest, all 20 selected films will be screened in cinemas from 20-29 October. For the first time, the selected films are Romanian films that have been selected at Filminute in previous years.

The films are eligible for the Audience Award. To vote, visit this page. The Audience Award winners will be announced on October 29 at the closing gala of Les Films de Cannes à Bucaarest.

AFTER MATHEMATICS (2011) 

 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Olivia Caciuleanu

SYNOPSIS: A man and a woman meet up

 

CROOKED (2017)  

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Tudor Botezatu

SYNOPSIS: In a secluded village, an old couple nurtures a unique chicken

 

HEATWAVE (2009) 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Mirel Bran

SYNOPSIS: A man in a car misses the main road and finds himself in a Romanian remote village. He asks some peasants the way to Bucharest. They disagree on the options. The debate turns violent. It is hot weather.

 

NOT FOR SALE (2022) 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Catalin Bugean

SYNOPSIS: A story within a story. Is anything ever not for sale?

REMATCH (2015) 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: George Molesag

SYNOPSIS: The game will continue after the break.

 

TO RING OR NOT TO RING (2016)    

 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Razvan Du

SYNOPSIS: A young man stands in front of an apartment door

 

HOW DO YOU DO? (2009) 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Gabriel Achim

SYNOPSIS: How to answer to “How do you do”?

 

RAPTURE (2009) 

COUNTRYRomania / UK 

DIRECTOR: John Riley

SYNOPSIS: A couple faces an extraordinary event

 

BABY (2019) 

 

COUNTRYRomania / UK    

DIRECTOR: Diana Dumitrescu

SYNOPSIS: Ashley realizes that some things can’t be ignored forever.

HER BIRTHDAY PRESENT (2017)   

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Razvan Du

SYNOPSIS: He wants to buy her a birthday present, but has no idea what she would like.

IMMERSE (2008)  

 

COUNTRYRomania / UK 

DIRECTOR: Anton Groves 

LINE (2006) 

COUNTRYRomania / UK 

DIRECTOR: Anton Groves

SYNOPSIS: A man and a woman in a car, a train coming straight at them

 

ACROFOBIA (2007) 

 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Raul Taciu

SYNOPSIS: An animation which combines stop motion and CG

CUCKOO & ICE CREAM (2006) 

COUNTRYRomania / USA 

DIRECTOR: Laureen Vonnegut

SYNOPSIS: A woman eats an ice cream in the street

 

THE MURDER (2008) 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Cristian Smeu

SYNOPSIS: A woman cooks a fish at her own risk

 

HALTED (2022) 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Vlad Bobe

SYNOPSIS: The sounds and images of war are reflected in the content of children’s play

 

ECHOES (2010)

COUNTRYRomania / UK 

DIRECTOR: John Riley

SYNOPSIS: A man looks in the mirror and doesn’t recognize himself

BYE FOR NOW (2013)

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Catalin Leescu

SYNOPSIS: An abandoned child plays driver in a car

INDIFFERENCE (2006) 

COUNTRY: Romania

DIRECTOR: Matei Branea

SYNOPSIS: A young girl wishes to offer a flower to a gentleman