Moscow Shorts June 2018 Live Screenings

Moscow Shorts International Short Film Festival
28’th of June 2018
Cinema Star Moscow 

Dear cinema lovers, Moscow Shorts is happy to invite you to its first Monthly Live Screenings on 28’th of June 2018 at 20:30 in lovely Cinema Star in Moscow.

Moscow Shorts has announced its line-up, with 8 awarded short films from countries like USA, India, France, Netherlands and Spain.  This month Moscow Shorts presents short films chosen from over 100 submissions, in the genres of narrative, animation, music video, experimental, documentary and student. The duration of the event is 105 minutes and it’s suitable for 18+ audience.

Our event is free for audience. For booking a place at Moscow Shorts Monthly Screenings you have to check this link:

Moscow Shorts ISFF is an international short film competition, with monthly live screenings and an annual awards event in Moscow. The Moscow Shorts International Short Film Festival is dedicated to promoting the short film genre, bringing exposure to the world’s best independent up-and-coming filmmakers. Moscow Shorts is an organization devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe, advancing the careers of filmmakers through screenings, networking events, and various panel and forums. Moscow Shorts hopes to build links between emerging and established professionals, and provide a platform where all short filmmakers, including students or unprofessionally teams, can screen their films in public and support their fellow colleagues.


The Ogre & the Mermaid

Director: Christopher Magee

Country: United States

Duration: 10:60

Synopsis: An ogre is pushed onto a deserted beach and encounters an enigmatic mermaid. Caught between fear and attraction, he must come to a decision about whether to follow her into the deep.

The Ballerina, Her Shoemaker and His Apprentice

Director: Eva Ye

Country: United States

Duration: 16:10

Synopsis: Set in the 1930s, a lost young man George stumbles upon the refined world of ballet pointe shoe making and redeems his value as the apprentice under the shadow of Mr. Traynor, a talented but stuffy pointe shoemaker. George’s imagination turns into a reality when he becomes smitten with the Ballerinas the shoes are built for, one named Sylvia particularly, but soon learns this magical and distant world is not beyond the reach of affliction. 


Director: Jack Ballo

Country: United States

Duration: 16:20

Synopsis: Broke and alone, two brothers who drank away their inheritance start a new life together while trying to put their troubled past behind them. Living off the grid in New Jersey, their innovative ability to survive went on for four years…until one of them decided it was time to get out, leaving his brother to make an important decision. This 16 minute doc was made with an iPhone 5s.


Director: Adrian Carey

Country: United States

Duration: 03:00

Synopsis: Set in a universe of magical realism, a boastful father prattles on superficially about his daughter to another parent in the school pick up line, but is unable to perceive her when it matters most.


Director: Antoine Laurens

Country: France

Duration: 15:25

Synopsis: Adaptation after comic book by Chaboute. 

Intrinsic Moral Evil

Director: Harm Weistra

Country: Netherlands

Duration: 10:00

Synopsis: Intrinsic Moral Evil seems to be a tale of identity and coming of age. But above all, the three dancers play with the viewer’s perception and expectations. The layered story gradually develops; revealing its last secrets just before the end credits start. Inviting the audience to make its own interpretation.


Director: Ivan Sainz-Pardo

Country: Spain

Duration: 19:00

Synopsis: Ainhoa is 9 years old and she has left home, bringing only her school bag and a Playmobil.

“Ainhoa is a story that, instead of trying to put children to sleep, tries to wake up the adults.”

Tokri (The Basket)

Director: Suresh Eriyat

Country: India

Duration: 14:46

Synopsis: Two insignificant lives lost and found in time.

Moscow Shorts will take place at Cinema Star [by Moskino] in Moscow on 28’th of June 2018.  Here is the address of the location:  Ulitsa Zemlyanoy Val, 18/22, Moskva.

Moscow Shorts operates as an independent company and it has as main partners MOSKINO and FESTAGENT. For more details visit: