So many great films coming into ÉCU submissions’ inbox. We thought we’ll give you a sneak peek and share the trailers of some of the received films. Check them out!

VOUDOU MEETS TECHNO by Jørgen Johansen

VODOU MEETS TECHNO is an Experimental Film directed by a Norwegian filmmaker Jørgen Johansen.

SYNOPSIS: Music and rhythm is part of all spiritual traditions. From ancient years to modern years, it has been used as an important element in ceremonies, rites and in the modern clubs; to focus the mind, unify groups, and to transcend ordinary bounds of existence. The film explores this tradition by mixing music from Italian deep techno producer Luigi Tozzi with images from Vodou ceremonies recorded in Haiti. 

TERRY MAC by Pablo Robertson de Unamuno

TERRY MAC is a European dramatic short film from the UK, directed by Pablo Robertson de Unamuno.

SYNOPSIS: Terry is disillusioned with life. As he wanders the streets of London at night, some strange characters beckon him on a strange journey where he must confront his demons from the past.

STUBBORN AS A MULE by Victor Bargès

STUBBORN AS A MULE is a Student Film from France, directed by Victor Bargès.

SYNOPSIS: A car is stopped in the Serbian countryside. A young man, Ulysse, with facial injuries is on the phone. There is not enough money. In the back seat, the refugees try to reason with him.


CARRY MY HEART TO THE YELLOW RIVER is a Non-European Dramatic Short Film Film directed by Alexis Van Hurkman.

SYNOPSIS: Taking her hospitalized friend’s place on a bike tour to the Yellow River, a high school graduate travels to faraway Gannan and races the clock to share pictures of the journey.


MOONRISE CARCOSA is a Student Film from Netherlands, directed by Kevin Tromp.

SYNOPSIS: In a strange and deserted world where time does not seem to exist, Sam wanders alone. While searching for the strength to cope with the loss of his mother, both light and darkness are crossing his path.

THE CHEF by Hao Zheng

THE CHEF is a Non-European Dramatic Short from United States, directed by Hao Zheng.

SYNOPSIS: In a time when work is done by robots, a traditional Chinese chef is forced to train a Caucasian humanoid to cook Chinese food, but a former protégé of the chef makes this harder by joining an anti-robot riot group.

KIPPA by Lukas Nathrath

KIPPA is a Student Film from Germany, directed by Lukas Nathrath.

SYNOPSIS: Oskar is popular at his new school. But after his classmates find out that he is Jewish, he is threatened and bullied brutally. While the headmaster ignores his parents’ pleas, Oskar has to find his own ways to cope with the humiliations. Based on true events.

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