Vazio do lado de Fora (Empty on the Outside) by Eduardo BP
Brazil – 22 minutes
Houses and streets are demolished, leaving nothing but bodies and shattered lives. This film was shot in Autódromo, a district in Rio which survived the attempt to destroy it in 2016.
Deux égarés sont morts by Tommaso Usberti
France – 27 minutes
Vera et Matteo experience their first rendez-vous as lovers against the backdrop of a wild landscape. The girl's father surprises them and attacks the boy. A fierce fight ensues, in which Matteo knocks the man out. Vera asks Matteo to take her dancing, but he is distraught and flees.
Camouflage by Imge Özbilge
Belgium – 6 minutes
The story of a forbidden friendship which blooms in the secret garden of the city in which East meets West. This animation, inspired by Ottoman miniatures and by Jérôme Bosch, transports us into a mysterious and surreal world – a reflection of the director's reality.
Yin Shian Bien Jian Gon Lu (Towards the Sun) by Wang Yi-Ling
Taiwan – 28 minutes
The story of two people on the fringes of society, who help each other and set themselves new goals during a car journey.
The Cinéfondation Prizes will be announced by the Jury, presided by Cristian Mungiu, on Friday 26th May at 4.30 p.m. at a ceremony in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by a screening of the winning films.