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AWARDS BROCHURE

2012


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SHORT FILMS

THE ORCHARD Synopsis An Iranian family picnic in an orchard by a river to celebrate the arrival of the New Year. Noor is 14, in love and desperate to live her own life. When she strays too far from the watchful eyes of her family, her desire for independence has devastating consequences. Country/Date of Production Australia / November 2011 Runtime : 00 hr : 10 min : 45 sec Writer - Director - Producer Sofi Basseghi


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VOICES Synopsis Between a present life that can be tolerated by nothing but delusion, and a past life that cannot be evoked without a trick. Country/Date of Production Bahrain / April 2012 Runtime : 00 hr : 03 min : 45 sec Writer - Director - Producer Hussain Al-Riffaei


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SHADOW BEYOND TIME Synopsis Nathaniel Wingate Peaslee is a prodigy at the age of 10. When, at 22, he is granted a professorship position at the Miskatonic University of Arkham, he falls into a coma from which he awakens 16 hours later. The being that awakens however, is not Nathaniel. Leaving his father and home behind, he travels the world having mysterious purposes and a suspicious quest. When he comes back 5 years later, he will try to comprehend what happened and who his body’s previous tenant was, meanwhile being tormented by strange dreams and visions... Country / Date of Production Greece / January 2011 Runtime : 00 hr : 24 min : 48 sec Writer / Director - Producer H.P. Lovecraft-John Tzouvelekis / John Tzouvelekis - 4th Wall Pictures


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ENSEMBLE Synopsis Paris, 1942, Isaac a Jewish child, escapes the Nazis, he finds refuge in the Mosquée of Paris where Ahmed, (Si Kaddour Benghabrit 1830 -1962) the Imam in charge, takes him under his protection. Ahmed then started to save as many children as he could, preventing them from a certain death… Until he was arrested… A poignant story based on true events. Country/Date of Production France / 2011 Runtime : 00 hr : 17 min : 00 sec Writer / Director / Producer Djamel Bouriahi / Mohamed Fekrane / Emotion Film Factory


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THE TASTE OF COPPER Synopsis A scientist with a secret finds himself threatened by his own creation. Country / Date of Production USA / May 2012 Runtime : 00 hr : 16 min : 33 sec Writer - Director / Producer Michael Stratigakis / Carolina Groppa


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FEATURE FILMS

A.L.F (Animal Liberation Front) Synopsis Officer Chartier to find out what happened that 24th of December he will have to go back 48 hours earlier : Franck's Christmas eve. Franck belongs to a nameless and leaderless commando : the Animal Liberation Front. These characters are bound by a limitless empathy towards mistreated animals, and will have to show courage to complete a mission preparing for months. Their goal : to free dogs, condemned to be sold to laboratories for the purpose of live experiments. Their philosophy : when something has gone beyond the boundaries of reason, you have to forget about what's legal, and care about what seems right. During the questioning, Franck understands that one of his fellows betrayed him. Country / Date of Production France / October 2011 Runtime : 01 hr : 36 min : 00 sec Writer / Director - Producer J茅r么me Lescure / Gauthier Lamothe


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MAYA Synopsis 'Maya', an inspiring story of passion, of ordinary yet extraordinary people, powered by the force of freedom. In a small town, where job serves as a meaning to win hearts and love, poverty... to trample on personalities, mentalities...to be sold as traditions ... to be misused to interests....'Maya', a drama build up on clashes of mentalities. Sam, son of an Albanian political emigrant visits for the first time Albania to rebury the remains of his father in Motherland. He falls in love with Maya, a married woman to his cousin, early envy of Police Chief. Despite the high pressure he is coping, Sam makes no way back. It is Maya's daughter, 14 years old Alisa that will turn upside down the unthinkable... Country / Date of Production Albania / January 2011 Runtime : 01 hr : 37 min : 38 sec Writer - Director / Producer Pluton Vasi / Vjollca Dedei-ARTFILM P&D


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IN THIS ROOM Synopsis A man and a woman wake up in a blacked out room. Neither of them has any memory of who they are and how they got there. They discover that they are locked inside this room and that they are surrounded by a series of items, each of which has a relevance to revealing their identity. The mystery to unlocking their relationship unravels as they help each other to remember who they are and also why they are captive 'In this room.' Country / Date of Production United Kingdom / August 2011 Runtime 01 hr : 10 min : 00 sec Writer - Director / Producer Rich Swingle / Adam Harvey-Chris Wright


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DOCUMENTARIES

INSIDE OUT Synopsis A documentary for free prisoners. Stories from inside and outside prison by ex-inmates, who paint a picture of the conditions within prison and the scars left behind. The film provides also insights into the enormous difficulties prisoners face after their release when,burdened with a criminal record, they struggle to integrate themselves into a prejudiced society. Country / Date of Production Greece / 2011 Runtime : 01 hr : 14 min : 13 Director - Producer Vagelis Rigas


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DON’T CRY FOR YOUR HAIR Synopsis When everything around you is for sale, what would you do? Sell? Escape? Resist? The film exposes the brutal nature of the modern Russian capitalism and how it affects the most vulnerable social category - women. Country/Date of Production USA / 2012 Runtime : 00 hr : 56 min : 50 sec Director – Producer Konstantin Semin


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AMERICAN SONGWRITER Synopsis American Songwriter is a kaleidoscopic musical road trip down a million mile highway of poetry, philosophy and life featuring Nashville hit songwriter, Danny Darst. It traverses the bedrock and backbone of Darst's gritty lay it on the line storytelling style as one of Americana's most talented song-smiths. From sea to shining sea, hundreds of songs and stories, sixty years of boot leather and worn out steering wheels, American Songwriter draws you into Darst's struggles growing up poor, how he discovered who he was and found redemption through the love of a good woman. Here is a fascinating portrait of an authentic American man. Country / Date of Production USA / March 2012 Runtime : 00 hr : 55 min : 13 sec Director / Producer Michael Atman / Karon Altman

Profile for Avalon Productions

FILMS AWARDS Brochure 2012  

Films Awarded in the Ionian International Digital Film Festival 2012

FILMS AWARDS Brochure 2012  

Films Awarded in the Ionian International Digital Film Festival 2012

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