Submissions are open - deadline: 31 May 2017
Forlì / Italy
6/15 October 2017
Festival 13/03/2017
  Are you ready to raise anchor for a journey into the world of short films with Il Giro del Mondo in 80 Cor ..
Festival 20/02/2017
  On Monday 27 February 2017, Amarcort Film Festival and Sedicicorto Film Festival will present the new edit ..
Festival 30/01/2017
  The 39th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival is getting closer, and also this year Sedicico ..
Festival 27/01/2017
  "Carte di Cinema" is an online magazine dedicated to cinema edited by FEDIC (Italian Federation ..
Festival 23/01/2017
  With the aim to offer greater visibility to the local film productions and to the authors from Emilia-Roma ..
Festival 16/01/2017
  Sedicicorto is glad to announce that it started working with Viddsee as a digital partner in showcasing It ..
EUROSHORT 13/01/2017
  During the 32° Marché du Film Court that will take place in Clermont-Ferrand (France) from 6 to ..
EUROSHORT 09/01/2017
  Within the activities for the dissemination of Italian short films abroad, also this year Sedicicorto prom ..
Festival 02/01/2017
  You can now send us your short film for the next edition of the festival! More info here: GO TO TH ..
Festival 12/12/2016
  Also this year the best European short at the 29° European Film Awards was part of sedicicorto's o ..
Festival 06/12/2016
  On Wednesday 21st December at 9.00pm, at Sala Donati in Corso Diaz 111 (Forlì), 21 shorts will be s ..
Festival 16/10/2016
All the winners of 13° sedicicorto   MOVIE (International Films - Fictio ..
Festival 16/10/2016
  The award ceremony of 13° sedicicorto took place on Saturday 16th October at 9:00pm at Auditorium Cari ..
Festival 15/10/2016
  The cycle of masterclasses was inaugurated today by Francesco Saverio Marzaduri. The meeting dedicated ..
Festival 15/10/2016
  Cortoinloco Award - Oscar Emilia Romagna
Festival 15/10/2016
  Tonight our guests from the Red Cross of Forlì. Here are the winners of tonight audience vo ..
Festival 14/10/2016
  Every year, Sedicicorto welcomes guests from all over Italy and from abroad, and this year also decided to ..
Festival 14/10/2016
Tonight audience's votes!   MOVIE: Espagnol niveau 1 (Uruguay) by Guy Dessent CORTITALIA: Tra le ..
Festival 13/10/2016
Translation Contest For the very first edition of our translation contest, a few fearless students from the Inter ..
Festival 13/10/2016
  In the morning, the screenings of NO+D2 section continues for the students of Forlì. Yesterd ..
Festival 12/10/2016
Take a picture of the Festival!   Send us your best pictures of the festival and you might win a chance ..
Festival 12/10/2016
  Second day of NO+D2 screening for Forlì students of ITI and Liceo Scientifico. Tonight some mo ..
Festival 11/10/2016
  Within the S.E.I. - Scuola Educazione Immagine project dedicated to schools, this morning the NO+D2 screen ..
Festival 09/10/2016
  Great success this morning for the screenings of ANIMARE, the festival section dedicated to animated short ..
Festival 09/10/2016
First day of audience votes   MOVIE: Acabo de tener un sueño (Spain) by Javier Navarro CORTI ..
Festival 08/10/2016
The winner is "Camper" by Alessandro Tamburini On Friday 7th October at 9:00pm, at Cinema Apollo in For ..
Festival 04/10/2016
  The Festival welcomes this year some local associations, from Sunday 9th to Friday 14th October. Each nigh ..
Festival 04/10/2016
  On Monday 3rd October 2016 at midday, 13° sedicicorto International Short Film Festival was presented ..
Festival 02/10/2016
EuroShort aims at creating a network of a maximum of 9 European short film festivals developing a tangible collabo ..
Festival 02/10/2016
Vito Palmieri graduated in Film Theory from DAMS (Drama, Art and Music Studies) in Bologna. Since 1999, he has taken ..


On his journey from Somalia to Europe, shipwrecked Moussa is picked up by a wealthy couple on their luxurious catamaran.

Squame explores the body's sensitive envelope, the skin. The ephemeral animated desquamations, created with the help of sugar casts, evoke fragile landscapes in a world at the edge of abstraction.

Andrea, a six-year-old boy, just lost his dog. But his love for the pet will never end: it gets transformed, and it is the metaphor of renewable energy.

The old single man is waiting for his gone sweetheart in a station.

A creature settles down in a young man's room and feeds him, but at the same time it kills him. His life is falling apart, and he has no choice but to struggle to death against this dependence.

A documentary about a house and characters that cannot be shown. On a desk, with changing sceneries, two tenants create a miniature world with the objects they find, that tell what people try to hide.

A single mother is forced to hide her child's existence because of the social and cultural context, in order not to become the subject of judgement and condemnation.

Central Marshes were a large complex of wetlands in Iraq that were part of the Tigris. The Ilisu Dam is a project of Turkey that, when it is finished, will destroy the marshes. The film is about how the water bedouins' lives and culture will change when it's done.

Two fishing buddies, Big Brother and some fish stew. Two workers from an old factory face the transition from socialism to capitalism.

Michael is 18 years old and prefers listening to loud music rather than thinking about his future. But there is a problem: His father, a hunter, loves the quiet and has Michael's future planned out already. Whey they go hunting together, this becomes an inevitable issue.

The beach of a Chinese resort is packed. People are enjoying the summer holidays. An abrupt thundershower makes them run around in a flurry.

Memento mori – remember that you must die. The journey of a butterfly becomes a melancholic metaphor of a human life, lost in an unknown world.

Among the candidates waiting in the room for shooting a porn movie, a father and a son unexpectedly meet.

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Catalina who lived in Jujuy, northern Argentina. Her grandmother Rosa is one of the last remaining storytellers from the Andes. Grandmother Rosa is already very old, and still everyday she tells a story to the sun Tata Inti.

Every single night, Ambroise gets bored. To pass the time, he makes random phone calls. His calls often result in a failure… Until he reaches Charlotte, a curious young girl looking for an extraordinary adventure.

September 10, 1977. 4:30am. Prisoner Djandoubi is removed from his cell and led to execution. He only has fifteen more minutes to live. Just enough time to smoke two cigarettes. Not three.

Shot in West Africa with a local cast and crew, this short explores the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister.

New York City, 2016. She's white, he's black, they love each other, without boundaries, in plain sight. But tonight, the bad encounter: a group of extremists won't let it go.

While driving along a road in the Tunisian desert in an old battered van on their way to the market to sell their sheep, and old man and his grandson are stopped by two policemen. In order to be allowed to leave, they have to accept a strange and unusual deal.

In a world where everything runs as a clockwork, a clockmaker embarks in a desperate attempt to beat time and find "true love".

It is a story about a little pig who goes from "P town" to the metropolis "City ELE", where elephants live.

Varanasi is a psychedelic and spiritual journey in the heart of northern India.

Their love and deep religious belief drive Joseph and Liza, a criminal couple, to kidnap a priest to marry them before they are found and taken in by the police.

Film entirely made using seeds, stop-motion, time lapse and VFX. Pulses and grams and sprouts in motion were used to create scenarios as a metaphorical representation of the growth and the future of a nation.

Absurd superhero comedy about the mechanic turned superhero who is fighting to preserve the things he loves the most: the trolleybuses.

An old and retired cook gathers his old gang to compete with a famous Norwegian chef in an absurd cooking challenge.

Hermes has a well-organized life: a good job, friends, and a nice flat. Everything is fine, as long as he does not forget to take his medicine. Otherwise his humor can be surprising to say the least. One evening, he goes to a silent party, but he was not able to take his medicine...

Edgar, an opera lover who works in a slaughterhouse, thinks his life is over when he catches his fiancée with her boss and subsequently exchanges his voice for that of a dying pig.

A 75-year-old widow with Alzheimer's decides it's time to have her very first orgasm ever. (It takes a few tries).

Love is a short film describing affection in three different chapters through an impact on a distant solar system. Abstract haiku-like situations reveal the change in atmosphere on one planet, caused by the change of gravity and light.

Lukas, a young dedicated metal head, is visiting his recently departed grandfather at the hospital. Despite the bloodline, he doesn't want the old man to be buried in the family grave. Dark secrets come to light, and when opportunity comes, he seeks revenge.

The viewer is taken on a journey through the beauty and chaos of Kampala taxi park.

Noli. The head of a ruthless Philippine gang needs to get his visa permit for Italy. In order to cover his criminal activities, he buys some fake documents and pretends to be the director of a catering service business.

Hong-Kong. A multitude of high-rise concrete buildings without personality. Inside, close studios where people live withdrawn into themselves. Until the day where Chung, a bachelor, decides to hang a picture on the wall.

1963. After many years, Italo is forced to go back to Elcito, his hometown in the mountains of the Marches region. There, together with his boss, he will have to organize a TV casting: the two of them are looking for illiterates for a new educational television show…

A boy lives with his parents in a remote village in the mountains. His family has several prejudices against immigrants.

A visual bedtime story recalling the atmosphere of early cinema. A travel back in time, when watching films was a dangerous experience, especially for children. Mr Sand is a mysterious character moving through this story.

In the woman's room, memories constantly accumulate and disappear like dust. The man spends his time in this room creating futile little games with woman's memories.

A parade for three managers and four performers, mixing quotes from French composer Erik Satie's essays on the music he composed for the 1916 ballet "Parade". The famous realist ballet is brought back to life.

Two neighbors jump into an unexpected friendship outside their windows.