The 2021 edition of Visions du Réel took place from April 15th to 25th. It was be the 52nd edition of the festival, it has now ended. It is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize Best Short Film.

Winners have been announced, and here is the full list. We are only listing the short film winners.

International Medium Length & Short Film Competition

Prize – Short Film
The Communion of My Cousin Andrea (A comuñón da miña prima Andrea) by Brandán Cerviño (Spain)

Award – Short Film, awarded by Mémoire Vive
If You See her, Say Hello (Chi zi) by Hee Young Pyun & Jiajun Oscar Zhang (China)

Special Mention
The City of the Sun (Gorod solnca) by Maria Semenova (Russia)