Short Competition Films
Our 10 finalists revealed!
…to David del Águila, who has won the 2021 Healthy Scepticism Film Festival First Prize for his beautiful short film Marcianos!
Learn more about David, his motivations for making Marcianos and his passion for filmmaking in this short interview with historian, cancer activist, and HS project researcher Grazia de Michele.
What’s the meaning of life? The Covid pandemic prompted animator Poan Pan to try to answer this existential question through an imaginary character, Mr. Lightbulb.
Nicolas, a pensioner fond of his independence, loses his autonomy following a heart attack. His son’s decision to hire a robot to assist him in his daily life will have unintended consequences.
An elderly woman talks every day with her son through video calls. During the Covid pandemic, she unexpectedly asks him to read Gabriel García Márquez’s A Hundred Years of Solitude for her.
April 2020. Patricia, a nurse, goes to work, just as she does everyday. Carmelo, a COVID patient, wakes up surrounded by martians.