Wimbledon International Short Film Festival

International Shorts

04.09.17 | WISFF 2017

International Shorts

With films from Iran, Australia, USA, Italy, Hungary and Belgium, our International Shorts selection span broad subjects from mental illness to leftover jelly, from invading aliens to imprisonment. 

WIBBLE WOBBLE

International Shorts

Writer / Director / Producer DAPHNE DO, Writers ALEX CHILTON & EDWARD CHALMERS

When a man is tasked with clearing out his deceased grandmother’s house, a large jelly gets in the way of someone buying her old fridge.
Country AUSTRALIA

UK Festival Premier!

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THE SUITOR

International Shorts

Director ALVARO CONGOSTO, Writer SAMUEL LASKEY, Producer MICHAEL CALLAHAN

October 30th, 1938. During Orson Welles’ infamous radio broadcast of War of the Worlds, a lonely man tries to bond with a panicked young woman as they fearfully wait for the end of the world together.
Country USA

London Premier!

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PURE MADNESS

International Shorts

Director LANDER HAVERALS, Producer SOFIE DESPEER

In 2007 Jelle Haverals chose to take his own life. He did this after a long and intense battle against all his fears and demons. A few months before his suicide he wrote a play about his own mental suffering and about his life. This short film is based on this script.
Country BELGIUM

UK Festival Premier!

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FROM THE DUST

International Shorts

Writer / Director / Producer VINCENZO LAURELLA

A villa in the deserted countryside. A man knocks on the door. The owner welcomes him with a gun, “Either you go away or I shoot.” The other looks at him amused, with a defiant look. Then urges him to shoot… A bitter fable about time, illusions and cruelty, inspired by traditional folk legends.
Country ITALY

XAMARIM

International Shorts

Director BALINT RAFAEL KELEN

This is a short non-dialogue experimental animation about the great Xamarim in two parts.
Country HUNGARY
Nominated for Best Animated Film

UK Festival Premier!

LIGHT SIGHT

International Shorts

Writer / Director SEYED M. TABATBAEI, Producer SIMIN FARROKH AHMADI

M.E., the imprisoned character in a room is attracted to a hanging light and tries to catch it. But the room itself becomes an obstacle on his way.
Country IRAN
Nominated for Best Student & Best Animated Film

London Festival Premier!

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