In Short, Europe: Happy Together

Date: 6 May - 15 May
Venue:  Online

7-16 MAY 2021
A collection of life-affirming shorts from 19 European countries

In collaboration with EUNIC London, and the European Union Delegation to the UK we are pleased to present the third edition of In Short, Europe short film festival, taking place online from 7-16 May.

This edition themed Happy Together, is organised in three strands: Hope, Magic and Life’s Little Disappointments and invites us to look at the bright side, embrace moments of joy, lift our spirits and dares us to dream.

The programme has been curated by Shira MacLeod, film curator and former Cinema Director at the Regent Street Cinema and Riverside Studios Cinema.


Bingo! by Patrick Schoemaker, Netherlands, 2015, 3mins animation
Dogs Barking at Birds by Leonor Teles, Portugal, 2019, 20mins *
Ha Ha Ha by Samuli Valkama, Finland, 2019, 9mins
New Beginnings by Tauno Mee, Estonia, 2019, 15mins subtitles
Mars, Oman by Vanessa Del Campo, Belgium, Oman, 2019, 20mins subtitles documentary
Scuzz byAlia Ghafer, UK (Scotland),2020,14mins
Once Upon A Time in East Slovakia by Adam Šoltéz, Slovakia, 2019, 30mins subtitles

Swimmerby Jonathan Etzler, Sweden, 2020, 13 mins subtitles
RIAFN by Hannes Lang, Germany, 2019, 30mins documentary
The Girl at the End of the Garden by Bonnie Dempsey, Ireland, 2020, 15mins
Swimming Pool by Carlos Ruano, 2017, Spain, 9mins subtitles
And We Are Not Yet Superheroes by Lia Bertels,Belgium, France, 11mins subtitles animation
The Christmas Gift by Bogdan Mureșanu, Romania, Spain,2018, 23 mins subtitles

Story byJola Bankouska, Poland, 2019, 12mins animation
Jar of Nuts 18+ by Savvas Stavrou, Cyprus, 2019, 17mins subtitles
Woods by Ignas Meilunas, Lithuania, 2015, 12mins
The Victory of Charity byAlbert Meisl, Austria, 2017, 21mins subtitles
Sh_t Happens 15+ by Michaela Mihalyi, David Stumpf, Czech Republic, Slovakia, 13mins animation
Chuchotage by Barnabas Toth, Hungary, 2018, 17mins subtitles

All films will be available to watch for FREE for 10 days only within the UK.
All films with dialogue have English subtitles.

We are also hosting three side events with the filmmakers on the 7th, 11th and 13th May 2021.

For more info and the link to the festival platform please stay tuned!