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LINK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Link International Film Festival is an international competitive cultural event that serves to inspire and connect filmmakers and audiences throughout the region and beyond. It is a cultural expression that aspires to unite through ideas and ideals, diversifying minds, promoting understanding, and cultivating compassion and camaraderie among people regardless of their differences.  Link International Film Festival selects and honours films in short form categories, live action and animation.

LINK IFF 6TH EDITION FILM JURIES

​Link International Film Festival presents Film Juries for the Sixth Edition, Link IFF.
The Juries will announce the winners on the evening of the 22nd December 2022.

Naser Shillova

Artistic Director

Jack Salvadori

Festival Director

Guy Perrine

Festival Organiser

POSTERS

OFFICIAL SELECTION

UK SHORT FILM 

POPS - Director Lewis Rose
GLASS HOUSES - Directed by Matt Chandler
ENGRAVED - Directed by Ren Bianchi
L3000 - Directed by Adrian Shun Fai Kwan
A TALE OF TRAGEDY- Directed by Tim Lyons
MUSKETEER- Directed by Philip Shaw
OLD WINDOWS - Directed by Paul Holbrook
WHEN THE RAIN SETS IN - Directed by James Hughes
SHOWDOWN - Directed by Lewis Carter, Kristian Kane
CINNAMON - Directed by Shahid Kamal

WEST EUROPE SHORT FILM  

MY BORDER MY FOREST - Directed by Giorgio Milocco, Italy
UNCONDITIONAL - Directed by Johannes Ziegler, Germany
REISE NACH NIRGENDWO - Directed by Thomas Scherer, Germany
ARTEM SILENDI - Directed by Frank Ychou, France
SALEM - Directed by Sophie Beaulieu, France
PERLA MADRE - Directed by Mauro Morandini, Davide Maimone, Italy
THE LITTLE SHAME - Directed by Zahra Benasri, Belgium
OGRE- Directed by Herminio Cardiel, Spain
A ROLL IN THE HAY - Directed by Geoffrey Fighiera, France
PARIS 2024 - Directed by Pierre Larribe, France
JOIN ME - Directed by Anaïs Nativel, France
SUSPENSION BRIDGE - Directed by Raghu Kondori, France
PREFERENTES- Directed by Nacho Recio, Spain
A WORLD FREE OF CRISIS - Directed by Ted Hardy-Carnac, France
MOON POISON - Directed by Sébastien Cassen, France
SO LONG, PARIS! - Directed by Charles Dudoignon-Valade, France
THE TAXI DEAD- Directed by Simon Lahm, Germany
JUST LIKE WATER - Directed by Manos Triantafillakis, Greece
BURN THE TIME - Directed by Rasim Asan, Belgium
HORIZON- Directed by Daniele De Muro, Italy
ME AND MYSELF- Directed by Passos Zamith, Portugal
PERSISTENT DISTURBANCE - Directed by Laurien Bachmann, Sebastian Six
ZAWAL - Directed by Mujtaba Saeed, Germany
THE RECESS - Directed by Navid Nikkhah Azad, Spain

EAST EUROPE SHORT FILM  

BUTTERFLY DANCE - Directed by Maria Felenko, Ukraine
THE TABLE OF GRAVE - Directed by Mirak Zymberaj, Kosova
THE PATH - Directed by Oleh Sokolovsky, Ukraine
RADIO FREEDOM - Directed by Ismar Vejzovic, Bafl Sarhang, Bosnia and Herzegovina
THE HARVEST - Directed by Ömer Faruk Yardimci, Turkey

NORTH AMERICA SHORT FILM  

BLOODBATH LIVE - Directed by T.C. De Witt, United States
EDDIE GOES TO SPACE - Directed by Jesse Pickett, Canada
CITRUS PATCH - Directed by Aleeza Marashlian, United States
LOVA'S GAME - Directed by Mohammed Elmzaghi, United States
THE TRUNK - Directed by Ray Nomoto Robison, United States
JALOPY - Directed by Jesse Pickett, Canada

LATIN AMERICA SHORT FILM  

DRIBBLING - Directed by Catalina Alarcón, Chile
THE PATRIOTS LAMENT - Directed by Santiago Fierro Tejada, Peru
STRANGE WORLD - Directed by Eugenia Llaguno, Mexico
PALOMA - Directed by Juan Pablo Cerro Turizo, Colombia

OCEANIA SHORT FILM  

BEAR - Directed by Nash Edgerton, Australia
PACING THE POOL - Directed by Radheya Jegatheva, Australia
WORTHY OF THEE- Directed by Dulith Anthony Gunasekera, New Zealand

CARIBBEAN SHORT FILM  

FAB 4 AND THE SILENT RETREAT - Directed by Peter Sagnia, Jamaica
SINS OF THE FATHER - Directed by Azriel Bahadoor, Trinidad and Tobago
RUMOR - Directed by Maykel Pardini Padilla, Cuba

AFRICA SHORT FILM  

SPRING DAYS - Directed by Imad Badi, Morocco
200 MILLIMES - Directed by Louay Rezgui, Tunisia
AGAIN - Directed by Lakhdar Khan Elhamdaoui, Morocco
MR ALLIGATOR - Directed by Haytam Moukrim, Morocco
CLOWNY'S MAMA - Directed by Manal Ghoua, Morocco
THE STAR - Directed by Kevin Mavakala, Congo

MIDDLE EAST SHORT FILM  

THE BOX - Directed by Amin Hosseinpour, Iran
PARI & POORI - Directed by Hamed Vahid, Iran
THE VOICE - Directed by Ali Abdollahi, Iran
GULAB GUL - Directed by Semih Sağman, Turkey
THE COLD - Directed by Adar Baran Deger, Turkey
A DEAD SEA - Directed by Nahd Bashir, Israel
ADAM'S APPLE - Directed by Eyad Fadel, Nahd Bashir, Israel

ASIA SHORT FILM  

TWO MEN ON THE ROOFTOP – Directed by Mo Hyun-shin, South Korea
DESPAIR – Directed by Ya Chen, China
NAIVE – Directed by Azamat Nurmatov, Uzbekistan
THE INVASION - Directed by Dante Rustav, Uzbekistan

ANIMATED SHORT FILM  

SAMURAI FROG GOLF - Directed by Brent Forrest, Japan
THE BLIND WRITER - Directed by Georges Sifianos, Greece
LOUIS I. KING OF THE SHEEP - Directed by Markus Wulf, Germany
BALL - Directed by Oday kahdum, Iraq
IDENTITY - Directed by Alireza Salehi, Iran
THE BASILISK - Directed by Chloé Delestrain, Owen Masson, Lancelot Myja Le Guludec, Morrigane Haudry, Nathan Peyren, Gaël Lejeune, Baptiste Belperin, France
YALLAH! - Directed by Nayla Nassar, Edouard Pitula, Renaud de Saint Albin, Cécile Adant, Anaïs Sassatelli, Candice Behague, France
PIR'HEART - Directed by Alicia Abdoulazize, Manon Desarnaud, Ida Thisted Jorgensen, Johanne Koffi, Robin Isola, Nikhil Gawankar, France
FROM ABOVE - Directed by Julien Jousse, Arthur Damiano, Vincent Hébrard, Léonard Haug, Antoine Thiaucourt, Hector Dao, Nathan Baussois, France
BOREALIS - Directed by Antoine M.Des Gavroches / Solène Juignet / Julien Giard / Noëlie Girard / Julien Tassan / Yann Meessen, France
GOLDEN COW MOUNTAIN - Directed by Yifu Feng, Japan
THE KISS - Directed by Ali Zare Ghanatnowi, France
FLEDGE - Directed by Hani Dombe , Tom Kouris, Israel
ILLUMINATED - Directed by Morana Marija Vulić, Croatia
OBJECT OF LIFE - Directed by Jack James Parry, Australia
REFLECTION - Directed by Alan Bidard, Martinique
A FLEETING MOMENT - Directed by Allyanna Demafeliz, United States
DREAM - Directed by Hoang Nguyen, Giang Hoang, Viet Nam

AWARDS & PRIZES

• Best International Short Film                 • Best UK Short Film                                   • Best Western Europe Short Film           • Best Eastern Europe Short Film

• Best North American Short Film
• Best Latin America Short Film
• Best Oceania Short Film
• Best Caribbean Short Film

• Best African Short Film
• Best Middle East Short Film
• Best Asian Short Film
• Best Animated Short Film

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