The vibrant season of 2020 short films inevitably bears the scar of the pandemic in its production and themes. But not only the selection of the Short Film Competition shows the critical effects of the quarantine, but it
also branches across varied fields, such as suspense and horror, aesthetic
and visual explorations, the understanding of the body, and historical inheritances; both in films from big national capitals as well as cities like Pelotas, Vila Velha and Uberlândia, we’ll see stories of lyricism, catharsis and poetry.


Private Photos

The guest finally knocks at the door. The couple Rafa e Matheus got to deal with the excitement and weirdness that a third person’s presence brings to their flat.

Pink Octopi

The process of discovering love, desire, sexuality, intimacy, perplexity, life after motherhood, the feminine, anchors, witchcraft, fears and volcanoes.

The last romantics of the world

2050. The world as we know is about to become extinct by a pink cloud. Far away from the urban chaos, Pedro and Miguel only seek eternity.


The world experiences a phenomenon never seen before. Marilene searchs for her daughter Roberta, a trans woman who went missing. While running out of time, she discovers a hope for the future.

Letícia, Monte Bonito, 04

Deep in the southern Brazil countryside, Lais meets Leticia, with whom she spends a quiet summer afternoon.


An independent gay artist is living in isolation due to a deadly threat. He tries to escape the danger that is surrounding his home.

Victor’s Body

A baby is born, but does not cry. A body screams and is not heard. Paints that run in a promised future do not reach a person with a disability. Victor makes himself the canvas in a universe of absent painters.

Gaze Club

Please do not enter with clothes on.

The Bite

In a laboratory, male mosquitoes are modified in order to transmit a lethal gene to the females. A man and a woman, both cisgender, and a trans woman live in a polyamorous relationship. Against the reactionary epidemic, there is intimacy and reproduction autonomy.

They almost made me believe that i didn’t exist

Arthur, 26, sends an outburst audio to his friend Rachel wishing to be the protagonist and not a victim of reality. A film about pains, about living and dying, about time – quite scarce, it seems – and about the body

The Uninhabitable Ones

A Brazilian contemporary dance company is about to debut “The Uninhabitable Ones” (Inabitáveis), its newest performance that addresses black homoaffectivity as its theme. Running parallel to the rehearsals, the choreographer builds a friendship with Pedro, a black boy who doesn’t identify himself as a boy.

80s Porn

A science book: the first epiphany of desire.

The Gift

A man that goes after a birthday gift and a man behind a birthday gift.