Besides the screening of the 18 Romanian short films made by Romanian directors during the isolation period caused by the Covid-19 pandemic (Cinem@casa), 24.FFE offered the viewers the opportunity of watching discussions with the 21 filmmakers:
. The debates were live on the EFF Facebook page and they can still be accessed.
A consistent selection of 25 European short films from 21 countries were added to the program; they made the “EU Shorts” section, curated by Andrei Tănăsescu
,the artistic director of this edition.
The Audience Award, an honorary award which gathered the most online votes and qualifications from the film lovers, went to:
The "EU Shorts" shorts, ex aequo: the experimental short film Don't Know What / Nu știu ce... (directed byThomas Renoldner, Austria, 2019) and Ojos que no ven / Ochi care nu văd / Eyes that do not see (directed by Natalia Mateo, Spain).
The "Cinem@casa" section: Elefant departe / Elephant far away
(d. Teona Galgoțiu
). This film was followed by Jurnal cu mama
/ Diary with my Mother,
directed by the young Vlad Popa, a 2 nd year student at the film directing section in Cluj Napoca and by Matei Branea
's animated film Exterior în izolare
/ Exterior in isolation