Reel Shorts 2016

  • 11:58
  • Switzerland
  • 2014
  • French/German/Arabic/Italian/Spanish with English subtitles

In a grocery store in Lausanne, Switzerland, a father loses patience with his disobedient child. A bystander intervenes to express her concern. Other customers join in. The situation becomes chaotic as language barriers and prejudice escalate the conflict. Won the Audience Award for Best Short Film at the 2014 Leeds International Film Festival among other awards. Winner of the 2016 Audience Choice Award.


  • Coarse Language
  • Violence



  • Christophe M. Saber
*Alberta premiere*