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Some ShortDocs Awarded since Edition 1


Best Positive
ShortDoc Award

Edition 8 - 2022

Be the blessing


Mat Cerf


Be The Blessing follows Randy Miller, a man who has dedicated his life to giving haircuts to fellow unhoused individuals, as he searches for God’s blessing by doing good. Weaving together themes of faith, family, and service, the film examines the power of purpose, faith, and the complex human dynamics at the center of America’s housing crisis.

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Je suis là


Clarisse Girardet, Ugo Dirrig, Michel Roullier, Mathis Faudrit, Mathieu Delvalet ​


What are the consequences of one click? How can a simple home delivery order affect the daily lives of others? In this documentary, entitled "Je suis là", M takes us into his precarious life as an undocumented delivery driver, living in fear and condemned to obey an algorithm in order to earn a small salary...

Best ShortDoc Award
Edition 7 - 2021

Best ShortDoc Award
Edition 6 - 2020

 Art of being in a world of not being 

Soheil Soheili


An attempt to capture the equality and often inequality of genders on camera by breathing the same air as a group of young actors who are adapting the famous play “Hamlet” . Could art and theater be a way of escaping from inequality and promoting equality? To be, or not to be, that is the question

 Under the Bridge 

Felipe Moraes

Sao Paulo

Meet an amazing character, Nilson Garrido, teaching boxe and priceless life lessons to homeless and marginal people under a bridge, in Sao Paulo.

Best ShortDoc Award
Edition 5 - 2019


Best ShortDoc Award
Edition 4 - 2018

 Bidon Vil 

Nizar Saleh, alumni at "Ecole des Beaux Arts" - Kinshasa


This short film tells the story of an artist designer and performer who transforms plastic waste that pollutes his urban environment into toys for poor children. It stages sets, models and costumes to entertain, raise citizens’ awareness of the recycling culture and provide free access to the arts in the public space. 


 The Planter 

Rafael Machado 

Sao Paulo 

The film shows the journey of Helio da Silva, who planted alone more than 20 thousand trees in the park Tiquatira, East Zone of São Paulo, a very needy place of the city. Although many destroyed the trees in the beginning, Helio insisted, until the authorities began to take care of the park as well.

Best ShortDoc Award
Edition 3 - 2017

Best ShortDoc Award
Edition 2 - 2016

 Family Phobia 

 Chun Wang, student at Waseda University


Nowadays, 13.506 million people live in Tokyo, a populous metropolitan area in the world. Every day, 6.388 million of so called “salaryman” are working in this city. 


 Go to School 

Li Yuying, Shanghai Tongji University


In Shanghai, migrant workers children need to provide many certificates to go to school. Countless children because of the lack of certificates, they can't go to school .

Best ShortDoc Award
Edition 1 - 2015

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