Selection competing for the Golden Bear includes films from 21 countries.

A total of 25 films from 21 countries will compete for the Golden Bear for Best Short Film and the Silver Bear Jury Prize at the 64th Berlinale (Feb 6-16).

The jury comprises Indonesian director Edwin, who last participated in the Berlinale Competition 2012 with Postcards from the Zoo; Nuno Rodrigues, artistic director of the Vila do Conde short film festival and founder of Agência - Portuguese Short Film Agency; and Lebanese curator Christine Tohme.

They will award a Golden and a Silver Bear, the DAAD Short Film Prize as well as the Berlin Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards.

Berlinale Shorts 2014

Afronauts, Frances Bodomo, USA, 13’ (IP)

BIRDS, Ulu Braun, Germany, 15’ (WP)

La Casona (The Big House), Juliette Touin, Cuba, 25’ (IP)

darkroom, Billy Roisz, Austria, 13’ (WP)

Do serca Twego (To Thy Heart), Ewa Borysewicz, Poland, 10’ (IP)

Im Tekhayekh, Ha’Olam Yekhayekh Elekha (Smile, and the World Will Smile Back), Familie al-Haddad/Ehab Tarabieh/Yoav Gross, Israel / Palestinian Territories, 21’ (WP)

Kamakura (Snow Hut), Yoriko Mizushiri, Japan, 5’ (WP)

LABORAT, Guillaume Cailleau, Germany, 21’ (WP)

Marc Jacobs, Sam de Jong, Netherlands, 17’ (WP)

Om Amira, Najy Esmail, Egypt, 25’ (IP)

Optical Sound, Elke Groen/Christian Neubacher, Austria, 11’ (WP)

Person to Person, Dustin Guy Defa, USA, 18’ (IP)

Raconte-moi des salades (Salad Days), Olias Barco, Belgium / France, 10’ (WP)

As Rosas Brancas (The White Roses), Diogo Costa Amarante, Portugal / USA, 20’ (WP)

Sky Lines, Nadine Poulain, Serbia, 10’ (IP)

Solo te puedo mostrar el color (I Can Only Show You the Color), Fernando Vílchez Rodríguez, Peru, 26’ (WP)

Symphony no. 42, Réka Bucsi, Hungary, 10’ (WP)

Tant qu’il nous reste des fusils à pompe (As Long As Shotguns Remain), Caroline Poggi/Jonathan Vinel, France, 30’ (WP)

Taprobana, Gabriel Abrantes, Portugal / Sri Lanka / Denmark, 24’ (WP)

Three Stones for Jean Genet, Frieder Schlaich, Germany, 7’ (WP)

Unogumbe (Noye’s Fludde), Mark Dornford-May, South Africa, 35’ (EP)

Un Paraíso (A Paradise), Jayisha Patel, Cuba, 14’ (WP)

Washingtonia, Konstantina Kotzamani, Greece, 24’ (WP)

WONDER, Mirai Mizue, France / Japan, 8’ (WP)

Xenos, Mahdi Fleifel, Denmark / United Kingdom, 13’ (WP)

(WP = World premiere, IP = International premiere)