Works of any genre and nationality. A varied selection of titles that set trends at a global level, whether in fiction or animation or the documentary genre. Experienced filmmakers share this space with up-and-coming directors: short films that arrive at Curtocircuíto backed by multiple awards received in international festivals, and new works that Curtocircuíto wishes to promote.

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Teatro Principal

Length: 67m 45s

Stump the Guesser

Stump the Guesser

Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson

  • 2019
  • 19:24
  • Canada
  • FIC
  • COL, B&W

He works at the fairground as "Stump the Guesser", who can guess anything for a fee. But suddenly his tricks stop working. And then he unwittingly falls in love with his sister whom he believed to be lost. He sets out to scientifically disprove the theory of heredity and marry his beloved as soon as possible. An absurdist firework of a silent film in black and white.

L'année dernière à Dachau

Last year at Dachau

Mark Rappaport

  • 2020
  • 29:21
  • France, USA
  • DOC
  • COL, B&W

During the shooting of Last Year at Marienbad near Munich in 1960, some of the cast members and crew members went to visit Dachau, the first concentration camp. It was only five miles (8 km) from the chateau where they were shooting. How is it possible that one of the most elegant castles in the world was in such close proximity to an artefact of one of the most horrific episodes in the history of the world? How can this be explained, if at all? Does it tinge our relationship to one of the most beautiful and enigmatic post-war films?

Une Nuit à l'Opéra

A Night at the Opera

Sergei Loznitsa

  • 2020
  • 19:00
  • France
  • DOC
  • B&W

Based on archive footage from the 1950s and 1960s, the film revisits gala soirees at the Opera de Paris, frequented by the French and international celebrities, royalties and heads of states. With an exquisite editing style and soft humour, Sergei Loznitsa revives the glamorous era when kings and queens, presidents and film stars ascended the stairs of the Garnier temple to worship the Art of Opera...