Sh_it Happens! Comedy Shorts

We all need to laugh, but maybe never as much as we do now. Join our comedy shorts selection as we present some of the funniest short films we have encountered among all submissions. How to depilate a hairy model, how to not mess up with a school teacher and become a kebab king on a cold Finnish night?

11th of September at 21:00 in the Planeta Kino Forum Lviv Cinema we’ll watch the selection of funniest short films from around the world.


PILE POIL 20′ Lauriane Escaffre et Yvonnick Muller France 2018

In three days, Elodie is taking an exam to get a beauty therapy diploma. Her father Christophe, a butcher, would like more help from his daughter in his butcher shop. But at the moment, Elodie deals with an other issue, she has to found a model. A hairy model to pass her test.

THE BEST ORCHESTRA IN THE WORLD 13′ Henning Backhaus Austria 2019

Ingbert, the sock, applies for a position as double bass player at the Vienna State Orchestra. Bad idea.

KEBAB KING 8′ Jukka Kärkkäinen Finland 2019

Kebab King is a short film about hatred that has no justified target. A dry, cold winter, the smoking dust of a highway, blocks of flats on the horizon, and the leather seats of a VOLVO S40 give the visual look of the film.

THE ANNIVERSARY 17′ Lorenzo Tocco Uruguay 2018

Neda and Tito celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a party organized by their daughter Sandra. The event photographer asks the closest guests to say some words about the couple for the video, but the testimonies turn into confessions and what started as a typical celebration becomes the scene of some unexpected confrontations.

SHORT CALF MUSCLE 13′ Victoria Warmerdam Netherlands 2019

Short Calf Muscle is an absurdist black comedy about Anders. And Anders is different. But he doesn’t know that. Yes, he’s also gay, but that’s not the point here. There is also this thing that others see but he doesn’t.

SH_T_HAPPENS 13′ Michaela Mihalyi, David Štumpf Czech Republic 2019

The caretaker exhausted by everything, his frustrated wife and one totally depressed deer. Their mutual despair leads them to absurd events, because… shit happens all the time.

SCHOOL’S OUT 11′ Jamille van Wijngaarden Netherlands 2019

In this black comedy short film a primary school teacher-parent meeting goes from bad to worse when the veteran teacher has her methods called into question.

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