Uppsala International Short Film Festival

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Uppsala International Short Film Festival is an annual festival hosted in Uppsala, Sweden since 1982. As of 2002 the winner of the award "Uppsala Grand Prix" and the winner of the Uppsala Film Jackdaw for Best Children's Film are eligible for an Academy Award nomination.[1] The Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden's premier arena for short film, shows more than 300 short films along with lectures and seminars that give an insight into Swedish film, culture and history. Swedish and international filmmakers and other professionals attend.

Award winners[edit]

Uppsala Grand Prix is the main award of the festival.

Year Title Director Country
1999 El paraíso perdido / Paradise Lost Jaime Marques Spain
2000 Home Morag McKinnon United Kingdom
2001 La pomme, la figue et l'amande / The Apple, the Fig and the Almond Joël Brisse France
2002 Comme un seul homme / All for one Jean-Louis Gonnet France
2003 Fast Film Virgil Widrich Austria
2004 Russelltribunalen / The Russell Tribunal Staffan Lamm Sweden
2005 El otro sueño americano Enrique Arroyo Mexico
2006 Medianeras Gustavo Taretto Argentina
2007 Lampa cu căciulă / The Tube with a Hat Radu Jude Romania
2008 Jos Kaadun / If I Fall Hannaleena Hauru Finland
2009 Elefantenhaut Severin Fiala and Ulrike Putzer Austria
2010 Colivia / The Cage Adrian Sitaru Romania
2011 Miten marjoja poimitaan / How to Pick Berries Elina Talvensaari Finland
2012 Chefu’ Adrian Sitaru Romania
2013 Khaterate Enghelabe Bahman Asheghe Leila / Revolutionary memories of Bahman who loved Leila Farahnaz Sharifi Iran
2014 Mondial 2010 Roy Dib Lebanon


  1. ^ IMDb entry on Uppsala International Short Film Festival, retrieved on 11 February 2010.

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