WE ARE NOT A SINGLE STORY 3â€“7 APRIL 2019
11th International Short Film Festival Nijmegen
Partners of Go Short 2019
EMBAJADA DE ESPAÃ‘A EN LA HAYA
Content Welcome – 5 Acknowledgements – 6 Timetable – 7 Delegrate Information – 12 Industry Events – 13 Map & Locations – 14
Competition Program European Competition Jury – 16 Dutch & Student Competition Jury – 18 Awards – 19 Moviezone Eye Openers – 20 European Competition – 23 Student Competition – 47 Dutch Competition – 57 Expanded Cinema – 65
Focus Program Jacqueline Lentzou – 78 Bálint Kenyeres – 84 Hungary – 88 Happiness – 94
Short film specials Out of Competition International Highlights – 106 Kill Your Darlings – 107 Oscar Shorts – 108 European Film Awards: Short Matters! – 109 Late Night WTF! Outside the Box – 111 Horror Shorts – 112 All You Need is Queer Love – 113 Popporn: The Art of Sex and Nakedness – 114 On Topic Comedy Shorts – 115 (I Want to Ride My) Bicycle! Bicycle! – 116 Human Rights Shorts: Better Safe Than Sorry – 117 Go Shorty for Grown-Ups – 118 ArtEZ Creative Writing X GS: Great Short Stories - 119 Not So Short – 120 Best of Ten Years 48 Hour Film Project – 121 Supporting Film Festival Kick-Off – 122
Go Shorty! & Education Go Shorty! School Programs – 125 Family Shorts – 128 Workshops – 129
Talent Go Ahead – 132 Homegrown – 133 Gelders DOEK – 134 New Arrivals: Go Short Campus – 135
Industry Industry Day – 138 Industry Events – 141 Dutch Short Film Preview – 142 Film Index by Title – 150 Film Index by Country – 152 Colophon – 154
We Are Not A Single Story The 11th edition of Go Short consists of an abundance of characters, colours and surroundings. The 368 films show you places that feel like home, but also confront you with unknown desires and harsh realities. In contrast to much of the media that narrow their story due to popular vote, the directors presented in this year’s program take you on a courageous journey through the world. I am proud that Go Short is, after the Oscars® and Bafta, as of 2019 a recognised gateway to the European Film Awards. The programs show the sheer wealth of stories, feelings and experiments. They are full of talent and ambition, and allow a new generation of directors to present its ideas to a big audience. Go Short is, as it is inherent to short film programming, inclusive and divers. It doesn’t always resonate a single meaning, which can be discomforting for a moment. Allow yourself to dive in, focus, learn, enjoy and react. Central to the 11th edition is this year’s theme: Happiness. Our western society seems addicted to the pursuit of happiness. Either individual or collective wealth, achievements
or enlightenment. It occupies our heads and increasingly brings us to fall when reality hits us. The four film programs deal with different ways we try to find happiness or fail while doing so. Failing has become a central theme to some of the professional programs as well. Because it is when we fail we learn and when we are brave to share our fuck up stories, we grow. And yes, I fail on a daily basis. This text, set as an example since I failed not only on the first but also on the second deadline… Meet our directors in focus, Jacqueline Lentzou and Bálint Kenyeres. Jaqueline Lentzou is one of the most promising European rising stars. I am excited, not only to present her to the Dutch audience, but also to show her inspirational program. In this, gems that were made between 1966 and 1973 by the great Jonas Mekas, Chantal Akerman, Derek May, Krzysztof Kieślowski and Peter Greenaway will be shown. Our second guest Bálint Kenyeres represents our focus on Hungarian shorts like no other. Reinventing the Hungarian cinema to a refreshing new order. As of the beginning of Go Short we have been experimenting with new technologies in side programming.
Now, we have decided that it is time to present 360° VR films in competitive screenings. The same goes for the best out there in music videos. I am looking forward to experiencing these music videos coming to life on the big screen on Friday. Our education program underlines the value of moving images, creating historical and background context to the medium of film and raise awareness for complex topics. It is an honour to invite over 2,000 children to our cinema and see teenagers program, produce and host their own Go Short festival in their schools. By doing this we aim to stimulate critical thinking and creative storytelling. I would like to extend a special thank you to our funders, collaborators and sponsors that recognise the need for Go Short to be the Netherlands’ premier international short film festival and a unique event for the city of Nijmegen and the region. Your support is vital. Above all, I would like to thank the staff and our volunteers for their endless energy. We All Are Go Short. Kirsten Ruber, Director 5
Acknowledgements - We Are Grateful Thanks to the Go Short festival team and board and advisory board, our partners, sponsors and suppliers. Thank you Jacqueline Lentzou, Bálint Kenyeres and our jury members. Thank you Noël Vergunst, Betty Bergman, Natalie van den Dobbelsteen, Josan Meijers, Liesbet Hoek, Els van Koolwijk, Doreen Boonekamp, Gitta Kruisbrink, Lonneke Regter, Joke Ballintijn, Sylvia Brandsteder, Hans Bosscher, Linda Janssen, Romy Jochems, Polona Kuzman, Joop van Langen, Martine Eelman and all the people at LUX. Thanks to our selection team and main programming partners: Dirk van der Straaten (Movies That Matter), Alexandra Valent and Julia Fabrick (VIS Vienna Shorts), Philip Ilson (London Short Film Festival), Sandra Leege (European Film Academy), Daniel Deak and Veronika Jakab (Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival), Ferenc Mikulas and Márta Varga (Kecskemét Animation Film Festival), Tamara Nagy (Hungarian National Film Archive) Mathieu Janssen (Deep End Film), Manouk van Miltenburg (De Nieuwe Oost | Wintertuin), Ellen Kocken (Dziga), Klaas-Arie Westland (Gelders DOEK), Dave Willems (Radboud 6
Reflects), Marjolein Hordijk (Bibliotheek Gelderland Zuid), Pierre van Megen (48 HFP), Fenne Saedt (RUIS), Harm Baaijens (Kunstbende), MovieZone. Thanks to the people of Nijmegen who welcome our guests at their homes, to our partner hotels Hotel Credible, Amrâth Hotel Belvoir, B&B De Prince, Guesthouse Vertoef, and restaurant Bankoh. Thank you Éva Jároli-Kóti, András Kocsis and Saskia Molema (Embassy of Hungary, the Netherlands) and all other embassies and institutes that make it possible for filmmakers to visit Go Short. Big shout-out to our main distribution partners that put shorts on their screens on a regular basis; De Balie Amsterdam, Filmtheater ‘t Hoogt Utrecht, Rialto Amsterdam, Chassé Theater Breda, Concordia Enschede, Filmschuur Haarlem, Filmhuis Den Haag, ECI Cultuurfabriek Roermond, Filmhuis Emmen. Above all, we thank all the directors, producers, distributors and film institutes who sent us their films, all of our volunteers, our befriended festivals in the Netherlands
and abroad and our short-loving audience. Without you there would be no Go Short.
Networks Go Short is part of several (inter)national networks: The Short Film Conference, European (Short) Film and Media Art Association, Euro Connection, NISI MASA European network of Young Cinema, Netwerk Filmeducatie and Cultuur Netwerk Nijmegen.
Wednesday 3 april 10
P. 111 21:00
SUPPORTING FILM KICK-OFF
LUX 2 LUX 3
WTF: OUTSIDE THE BOX!
HAPPINESS: SPIRITUAL HAPPINEZ
9:30 SCHOOL SCREENING P. 125
P. 99 19:45
VR: HOLDING ON
SCHOOL SCREENING LUX 4
22:00 VR: THE SEARCHERS P. 71
Legenda Competition program:
EU: European Competition
NL: Dutch Competition
Go Shorty! / Education
ST: Student Competition
Talks / Lectures / Industry Events
Music Video + VR Competition
Winners / Favorites
Party / Awards 7
Thursday 4 april 10
BABY CINEMA: IF THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT
EU.1 THE WAY WE WERE
EU.2 GHOSTS FROM THE PAST
P. 27 17:30
GREAT SHORT STORIES ARTEZ
P. 119 9:45
HUNGARIAN SHORTS: NEW ANIMATIONS
VR: STEP INSIDE
P. 31 21:30
HUNGARIAN SHORTS: FRESH MEAT
ARCHIVE WORKS OF BALÁZS BÉLA STUDIO
P. 88 20:45
ST.2 TOUCH ME
P. 49 18:00
WHERE'S YOUR HEAD AT?
VR: HOLDING ON
EU.4 NEW WORLDS
P. 88 15:30
ST.1 THE MAKING OF
P. 118 16:00
EU.3 THE PROMISE
GO SHORTY FOR GROWN-UPS
VR: BODY LANGUAGE
19:15 VR: THE SEARCHERS P. 71
VR: STEP INSIDE
NL.2 IN A LONELY PLACE
P. 60 21:45
VR: BODY LANGUAGE
INDUSTRY DRINKS: HUNGARY
23:00 – 03:00
DAGSCHOTEL X GO SHORT DE PLAK
Friday 5 april 10
EU.6 FAMILY AFFAIR
EU.7 CLAIM YOUR SPACE!
LUX 2 LUX 3
JACQUELINE'S SHORTS + INTERVIEW
P. 78 9:45
HAPPINESS: LOVE IN TIMES OF TINDER
LUX 4 LUX 5 STUDIO LUX
EU.8 I'M HERE FOR YOU
SCHOOL SCREENING LUX 6
P. 68 18:15
NL.4 IN A LONELY PLACE
VR: BODY LANGUAGE
VR: STEP INSIDE
16:15 VR: THE SEARCHERS P. 71
10:30 – 17:00
EU.9 REWRITING HISTORY
VR: HOLDING ON
ALL YOU NEED IS QUEER LOVE
MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION:
NL.3 AFTER EFFECTS
NL.4 THE CONNECTION
VR: STEP INSIDE
ST.4 SEE ME, FEEL ME
OSCAR SHORTS: ANIMATION
VR: BODY LANGUAGE
VR: HOLDING ON
22:30 VR: THE SEARCHERS P. 71 23:00 – 01:00
SHORTY SING-A-LONG DE WIT WASSERIJ
NIJMEGEN GUIDED TOUR
ST.3 KEEP AN EYE ON YOU
MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION:
NL.3 WHERE'S YOUR HEAD AT
23:00 – 03:00
CLUB SHORT MERLEYN
Saturday 6 april 10
NL.3 AFTER EFFECTS
EU.10 IT'S ART
GO SHORT AWARDS
P. 20 18:45
DARE TO BE DIFFERENT 14+
HUMAN RIGHTS SHORTS: BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY
LIEFDE IN TIJDEN VAN TINDER P. 103
HUNGARIAN SHORTS: NEW ANIMATIONS
GO SHORT X KUNSTBENDE
48 HOUR FILM PROJECT B
HAPPINESS: IF THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT
GO SHORT FAVORITES
ST.5 STICK AROUND
48 HOUR FILM PROJECT C
BÁLINT'S SHORTS + INTERVIEW
48 HOUR FILM PROJECT A
EU.13 VIVE LA FRANCE!
P. 42 15:00
TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE
EU.12 NATURAL FORCES
P. 91 14:00
NL.4 THE CONNECTION
P. 41 14:45
DUTCH SHORT FILM PREVIEW
EU.11 I'M STILL STANDING
48 HOUR FILM PROJECT D
OSCAR SHORTS LIVE ACTION
HAPPINESS: PEOPLE WHO FAIL
11:00 VR: THE SEARCHERS P. 71
VR: BODY LANGUAGE
VR: STEP INSIDE
VR: HOLDING ON
VR: BODY LANGUAGE
17:15 VR: THE SEARCHERS P. 71 17:00
VR: HOLDING ON
VR: STEP INSIDE
21:00 VR: THE SEARCHERS P. 71 21:00
INDUSTRY DRINKS: AWARDS
VR: BODY LANGUAGE
23:00 – 04:00
GO GO SILENT DISCO LUX
Sunday 7 april 10
AUDIENCE FAVORITES 1
AUDIENCE FAVORITES 2
EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: SHORT MATTERS! 1
JURY WINNERS 1
EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: SHORT MATTERS! 2
BEST OF 10 YEARS 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT
AUDIENCE FAVORITES 2
AUDIENCE FAVORITES 1
EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: SHORT MATTERS! 3
HUNGARIAN SHORTS: FRESH MEAT
HAPPINESS: SPIRITUAL HAPPINEZ
P. 99 13:15
AUDIENCE FAVORITES 1
JURY WINNERS 2
JURY WINNERS 1
FAMILY SHORTS 10+
KILL YOUR DARLINGS
JURY WINNERS 2
JURY WINNERS 1
STUDIO LUX OTHER OTHER
FAMILY SHORTS 4+
VR: HOLDING ON
14:15 VR: THE SEARCHERS P. 71
VR: STEP INSIDE
VR: BODY LANGUAGE
VR: HOLDING ON
12:00 - 20:00
Delegate information Accreditation
Industry & Press Desk
Film professionals, film students and press are able to request an accreditation that identifies you as a professional visitor and is strictly personal. There are two types of accreditation: a Professionals Badge and a Press Badge. These badges provide free access to the entire festival program*/**, the Industry Day and the Video Library including the Dutch Platform.
The Go Short Industry Desk is located at the box office of LUX. Our staff will be there to welcome you and provide you with all the information you need regarding your attendance at the festival. Please feel free to stop by if you have any questions.
The Video Library is located at Bibliotheek De Mariënburg (Mariënburg 29) and is open to everyone with a Professionals or Press Badge. The Library holds all films in this year’s festival program, including all competition and out-ofcompetition titles.
Opening Hours Industry Desk Wed 3/4 > 14:00 – 22:00 Thu 4/4 > 10:00 – 20:00 Fri 5/4 > 09:00 – 20:00 Sat 6/4 > 10:00 – 20:00 Sun 7/4 > 10:00 – 17:00
All registered professionals will be included in the Delegates List and will receive this festival catalogue and a tote bag. * Except for 48 Hour Film Project, Off the Walls and Go Short x Kunstbende. ** Please note that you will need to reserve your ticket for each screening / event 1 day in advance at the Industry Desk or pick it up at the box office from 30 minutes up until the start of the screening. Tickets for VR Screenings are only available at the box office from 30 minutes up until the start of the screening.
Industry Desk Contact Details Rachel Rinia, Georgina Rider, Quynh-anh Le firstname.lastname@example.org +31 (0)6 23986595 Industry & Hospitality Coordinator Lisanne Heiligers +31 (0)6 12423588 Press Coordinator Wieneke van Koppen +31 (0)6 47903090
Besides the complete Go Short selection, our Video Library includes the Dutch Platform, which holds an extensive collection of recent Dutch shorts from different Dutch academies, institutes, distributors and production companies. For more information see page 142. Opening Hours Video Library Thu 4/4 > 10:00 – 17:30 Fri 5/4 > 10:00 – 16:30 Sat 6/4 > 10:00 – 16:30 Sun 7/4 > 13:30 – 16:30
Industry events Tuesday 2/4
20:00 Campus Welcome Drinks – RUIS
11:00 Dutch Short Film Preview (invitation only) 13:00 Dutch Platform Meet-Up (hosted by Creative Europe Desk NL, invitation only) 18:00 Industry Drinks – Pavilion 20:00 Go Short Awards (invitation only) 21:00 Bálint’s Shorts + Interview – LUX 21:00 Industry Drinks: Awards – Pavilion 23:00 Go Go Silent Disco – LUX Café
Wednesday 3/4 18:30
Opening Night (invitation only) 18:30 Welcome Drinks – Pavilion 19:30 Opening film program – LUX 21:00 Opening Drinks – Pavilion
Thursday 4/4 17:30 Industry Drinks: Hungary – Pavilion (hosted by the Embassy of Hungary) 23:00 Dagschotel X Go Short – Café de Plak
Sunday 7/4 11:00 Farewell Brunch (invitation only) 13:00 Audience Awards + Screening Winners – LUX
Friday 5/4 10:30 10:30 16:30 17:30 21:00 23:00 23:00
Nijmegen Guided Tour – Start at Industry Desk Industry Day (registration required) – See page 138 Industry Drinks – Pavilion (hosted by LIRA) Industry Dinner (ticket required) Jacqueline’s Shorts + Interview – LUX Go Shorty Sing-a-long – De Wit Wasserij Club Short – Merleyn
Locations 9 1
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LUX Mariënburg 38–39 Screenings, Box Office, Industry / Press Desk FESTIVAL PAVILION Mariënburgplein Festival Café BIBLIOTHEEK DE MARIËNBURG Mariënburg 29 Video Library, Workshops, Industry Activities
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MERLEYN / DE WIT WASSERIJ Hertogstraat Club Short, Shorty Sing-a-long CAFÉ DE PLAK Bloemerstraat 90 Dagschotel CREW CATERING Marikenstraat 40 POP-UP CINEMA Plein 1944 RUIS Hertogstraat 119
DE BASTEI Waalkade 83-84 HOTEL DE PRINCE Lange Hezelstraat 42–44 CREDIBLE Hertogstraat 1 AMRÂTH HOTEL BELVOIR Graadt van Roggenstraat 101
BARBAROSSA Sint Anthoniusplaats 14 GUESTHOUSE VERTOEF Nassausingel 3 GO SHORT OFFICE Tweede Walstraat 18a 6511 LV Nijmegen T: +31 (0)24 663 6789 E: email@example.com
European Competition Jury
Lisa Ogdie (US)
Jonatan Schwenk (DE)
José Magro (PT)
Lisa Ogdie is a Shorts Programmer for the Sundance Film Festival and also Membership & Talent Development Manager for BAFTA Los Angeles. She has been part of the Sundance shorts programming team since 2009, selecting the Sundance short film slate from over 9,000 submissions, and has moderated Q&A discussions and panels for BAFTA Los Angeles, Sundance, Toronto Film Festival and the American Pavilion at Cannes. With a keen eye for film, Ogdie has served on many festival juries including SXSW, Asiana International Short Film Festival in Seoul, Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad, Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival in Switzerland, and The Smalls Film Festival in London.
Jonatan Schwenk is an independent filmmaker and animator, born in Germany in 1987 and currently based in Berlin. He studies visual communication at the University of Art and Design in Offenbach and is guest student at the Kunsthochschule Kassel. As an animator and sound designer he already made it twice into the selection of the Berlinale. His animated short 'Sog' which he directed, has received more than 30 awards (including the Annecy Cristal for a Graduation film) and has been screened at film festivals around the world, including SXSW, Palm Springs ShortFest, Annecy, Ottawa, Zagreb, Flickerfest and many more. As the winner on two Academy® accredited festivals - of which Go Short is one - the film was qualified to the Oscars 2019.
Based in Porto, Portugal, José Magro is a director and scriptwriter. Graduated in Cinema and Audiovisual from the Arts School of the Catholic University in Portugal, he worked as an assistant and director of photography with the distinguished Portuguese directors Manoel de Oliveira and João Pedro Rodrigues. His fiction films have been awarded and selected for film festivals all over the world, including Tampere, São Paulo, Guadalajara, Melbourne and Cork. In 2017, he was invited by the Jinzhen Short Film Association to produce and direct a short film in Hancheng, China. The film - 'A River Through the Mountains' - has won a CAMIRA Critics Special Mention, and was aclaimed as “one of the all time best Portuguese short films” by Rui Tendinha, a FIPRESCI film critic.
Polina Medvedeva (RU)
Jasmijn Schrofer (NL)
Polina Medvedeva is a Russian-Dutch filmmaker and artist based in Amsterdam. Her work researches the notion of informality, focusing on informal economies and non-conformist communal structures, their principles influencing the aesthetics of her videos. Medvedeva’s works have been exhibited at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Sonic Acts Festival, Amsterdam, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels, Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art in Jerusalem, Inversia Festival in Murmansk, Rotterdam City Theatre, Art Brussels, Centre of Fine Arts Groningen, De Nieuwe Vide gallery, Haarlem and screened during IDFA Docs for Sale and on VPRO among others. She was a guest lecturer at the public school for architecture brussels, Sandberg Instituut Amsterdam, ArtEZ Zwolle and is a tutor and lecturer at the Utrecht School of the Arts.
Jasmijn Schrofer graduated from the Nederlandse Film Academie in 2015 with the prize-winning film 'Tarikat'. If you want to describe the films of Jasmijn Schrofer, it is possible to do that with the words ‘'desire’' or ‘'visual poetry’'. Her short film ‘Tarikat' is the product of this coalition. Jasmijn is unafraid to take an intimate look at complex issues such as immigration (‘Homework’), self-euthanasia (‘Practical Matters’) and the ego (‘Tarikat’). Earlier at the film academy she directed and co-choreographed her first dance film (‘Unfold’). She is a graduate of The School for Young Talent in The Hague, a joint venture of the Dutch Royal Arts Academy and the Dutch Royal Conservatory. Currently, Jasmijn is writing her debut feature film about the disappearance of darkness.
Dutch + Student Competition Jury
Jord Knotter (NL)
Viktória Traub (HU)
Charlotte Corchète (FR)
Jord started acting back in 1998 at the Youth Theatre School Amsterdam. Since then he has taken numerous classes and workshops at Stella Adler in Los Angeles. In 2012 he graduated as an actor at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Maastricht. In 2014 he got the leading role in the major theatre production 'Soldaat van Oranje'. Jord played in several shorts with directors including Jaap van Heusden and David-Jan Bronsgeest and series like 'Celblok H', 'Flikken Maastricht' and 'A'dam & E.V.A.'. He played in the feature films 'Sneekweek' , 'Alles voor Elkaar' and 'Bella Donna’s'. Recently Jord starred in the web series 'De Slet van 6vwo' and the awardwinning short 'Meet Jimmy'. Next season he is going to work at Theatergroep Suburbia with Albert Lubbers, Het Zuidelijk Toneel with Bram Jansen and Het Nationale Theater with Daria Bukvic.
Viktória Traub is a Hungarian director, animator, screenwriter and storyboard artist. Viktória graduated in animation at MoholyNagy University of Art and Design in Hungary in 2008. During this period she spent a semester as an Erasmus student in Portugal studying animation at the University of ESAD. After her multi-awarded debut film ‘Iron Egg’, she made her next animation ‘Mermaids and Rhinos’ in 2017, and took part in many competition programs over the world, including Annecy, Ottawa and Melbourne. She won the best animation award in several animation and film festivals. Recently she dealt in animation with the role of metamorphoses, the original subjective point of views in story telling and bizarre characters who are longing for love.
Charlotte Corchète is a researcher at EHESS, École des Hautes Études en Science Sociales in Paris. She was born in France in 1992 and graduated from La Fémis in 2017. During her young career she has had the opportunity to work in the programming department of the film collection of the Centre Pompidou and to manage the production and distribution of several independent films. Formerly a member of the selection committee of the Festival Entrevues Belfort, she also participates in the programming of several study days at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and at La Fémis. She heads the short film committee of the Locarno Film Festival’s selection committee.
The Go Short Awards European Competition
Go Short Audience Award
A total of 59 international works: fiction, documentary, animation and art films. The films presented in these four categories compete for the awards. These awards are jury prizes and carry a cash prize granted by Go Short and one free DCP mastering service courtesy of our partner Green DCP.
Go Short Encouragement Award The award is a jury prize and carries a cash prize of € 1.500,-
The most popular film out of the European, Dutch and Student Competition by the Go Short audience. The award carries a cash prize of € 500,- and the winner qualifies for the European Audience Award.
Best International Short Fiction Film € 1.000,- cash + DCP mastering, qualifies for the Academy Awards®
Go Short is recognized as Qualifying Festival by the Student Academy Awards® (SAA). All films selected for the Student Competition are eligible to submit to the SAA if they have also been selected for competition in at least two other SAA-recognized festivals.
Dutch Competition Best International Short Documentary € 1.000,- cash + DCP mastering, qualifies for the Academy Awards® Best International Short Animation € 1.000,- cash + DCP mastering, qualifies for the Academy Awards® Best International Short Art Film € 1.000,- cash + DCP mastering
Music Video Competition Best International Music Video – jury award Best National Music Video – jury award
VR Competition Audience Award for Best VR Film
VEVAM / Go Short Award The award is a jury prize and carries € 2.500 in cash, courtesy of VEVAM. VEVAM is the Dutch directors rights organization. The winner also qualifies for the Academy Awards®.
Qualification European Short Film Awards® Out of the European and the Dutch Competition the juries will nominate one film that qualifies for the longlist of the European Film Awards. The winner of the European Film Award for Best Short Film 2019 will be announced in Berlin on December 7th. 19
Moviezone Eye Openers MovieZone Eye Openers â€“ powered by Eye Filmmuseum â€“ visits and evaluates six film festivals in the Netherlands. Every festival a nine-member team of young cultural omnivores from diverse backgrounds watches films, partakes in events and takes a sneak peek behind the scenes. On the last day of their stay, the team shares their findings on the festivalâ€™s accessibility for youth and how it can improve in the future. For Go Short it is very important to invite the MovieZone Eye Openers to the festival. In addition to the educational school screenings for children and youngsters, Go Short always searches for new and better ways to educate and inspire young film lovers through film programs, masterclasses and workshops. The report of the MovieZone Eye Openers, with their findings about the festival and the specific programs and events they partake in are valuable for improving the program in making it better suitable for youngsters. MovieZone Eye Openers wordt ondersteund door Gemeente Nijmegen.
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This festivalâ€™s winning short films may qualify for consideration for the
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European Competition Like every year, we had an unbelievable amount of submissions; almost 2400 films from all over Europe were sent to our festival, all to be watched by our different selection committees. Most of these films have been taken care of by our six-headed committee for the European Competition. Obviously the variation was enormous. We’ve seen seen great cross-overs between fiction and documentary that got us confused, very particular comedies, trippy animations and experimental shorts that pushed the boundaries of film. But above all we’ve seen a great mix of cultures – reaching way further than our own continent - and stories that represent all layers of society. In our selection we tried to show a glimpse of that diverse universe, that always has more layers than first meets the eye. Films that seem to be about danger, vulnerability and poor living standards at first, end up telling
a beautiful love story. We also saw protagonists that lived in oppression, but actually showed great strength and empowered after a closer look. Or main characters with many friends, who are still lonely. We are not a single story. Since our competition exists of 13 programs, we have the opportunity to show already successful films of the past year as well as brand new discoveries and overlooked beauties. Our competition shows winners of big festivals like ‘Hector Malot: The Last Day Of The Year’ from our director in focus Jacqueline Lentzou that won at Semaine de la Critique, or the daring work of art ‘Heart Of Hunger’ that was successful in Locarno. There are also five films in competition that will have their world premiere at our festival, we’re very happy to be at the start of their hopefully successful festival career.
We’re also happy to announce that this is the first year we will choose a candidate for the European Film Awards. After being already qualifying for the Oscars® and BAFTA’s, this addition is an important acknowledgment for the quality of our festival. It also makes us the only festival in the Netherlands with the recognition of all three of the academies!
index European Competition EU.1: THE WAY WE WERE Our Song To War / Juanita Onzaga / documentary / Belgium, Colombia / 15’ Because of Salt / Cardozo Basteiro / documentary / Spain / 23’ Plankton / Gustaf Lindstrom / animation / United Kingdom / 6’ The Hunt / Mateuz Jarmulski / animation / Poland / 8’ I Got My Things and Left / Philbert Aimé Mbabazi Sharangabo / fiction / Switzerland, Rwanda / 2018 / 23’
EU.2: GHOSTS FROM THE PAST Us Three / Jonas Baeckeland / fiction, art / Belgium / 30’ III / Marta Pajek / animation / Poland / 12’ Routine / Bekim Guri / documentary / Republic of Kosovo / 15’ Fest / Nikita Diakur / animation / Germany / 3’ A Place We Call Reality / Kristoffer Borgli / fiction, art / Norway / 15’
EU.3: THE PROMISE Bloeistraat 11 / Nienke Deutz / animation / Belgium, The Netherlands / 10’ 24
Birthday Resolution / Rebecca Wirkhola Kjellmann / fiction / Norway / 19’ The Golden Legend / Chema García Ibarra, Ion de Sosa / fiction / Spain / 12’ Hard On / Joanna Rytel / fiction, art / Sweden / 20’ Delay / Ali Asgari / fiction / Italy, Iran / 15’
EU.4: NEW WORLDS Parsi / Eduardo Williams, Mariano Blatt / fiction / Switzerland, Guinea-Bissau, Argentina / 24’ Mitya’s Love / Svetlana Filippova / animation / Russia / 15’ The Fall / Boris Labbé / animation / France / 15’ The Common Space / Raphaële Bezin / documentary, art / France / 10’ Operation Jane Walk / Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner / documentary / Austria / 17’
EU.5: (RE)PRESENTATION The Migrating Image / Stefan Kruse / documentary / Denmark / 29’ Dürrenwaid 8 / Ines Christine Geißer, Kirsten Carina Geißer / animation / Germany / 7’
Shooting Crows / Christine Hürzeler / documentary / Switzerland / 20’ TROPICS / Mathilde Lavenne / documentary, art / France / 14’
EU.6: FAMILY AFFAIR Doppelgänger / Michaela Taschek / documentary / Austria, Germany / 20’ I’m Going Out For Cigarettes / Osman Cerfon / animation / France / 14’ Love 404 / Agata Baumgart / documentary / Poland / 17’ Rules of Play / Merlin Flügel / animation / Germany / 8’ The Tiger / Mikko Myllylahti / fiction / Finland / 11’
EU.7: CLAIM YOUR SPACE! Crocodile / Kateryna Gornostai / fiction / Ukraine / 24’ In Between / Samir Karahoda / documentary / Republic of Kosovo / 14’ Fuck You / Anette Sidor / fiction / Sweden / 15’ Freedom of Movement / Maroan El Sani, Nina Fischer / documentary, art / Italy, Germany / 31’
EU.8: I’M HERE FOR YOU Mr. Mare / Luca Tóth / animation / Hungary, France / 19’ The Seagull / Maria Popistasu, Alexandru Baciu / fiction / Romania / 16’ KIDS / Michael Frei / animation / Switzerland / 9’ The Stroker / Pilvi Takala / fiction, art / Finland, United Kingdom / 15’ The Night of Cesare / Sergio Scavio / fiction / Italy / 20’
EU.9: REWRITING HISTORY Bigger Than Life / Adnan Softic / documentary / Republic of Macedonia, Italy, Germany / 30’ The Afghanistans / Adrian Silisteanu / fiction / Romania / 18’ The Years / Sara Fgaier / documentary / Italy, France / 21’ Birds in the Earth / Marja Helander / fiction, art / Finland / 11’
EU.10: IT’S ART GRBAVICA / Manel Raga Raga / fiction, art / Bosnia and Herzegovina, Portugal, Spain / 20’
Past Perfect / Jorge Jácome / fiction, art / Portugal / 24’ I Have a Song to Sing You / Zoe Aiano, Alesandra Tatic / documentary, art / Serbia / 6’ Heart of Hunger / Bernardo Zanotta / fiction, art / The Netherlands / 29’
EU.11: I’M STILL STANDING Tina / Dubravka Turić / fiction / Croatia / 15’ Prisoner of Society / Rati Tsiteladze / documentary / Georgia, Latvia / 16’ Mudanza Contemporanea / Teo Guillem / fiction, art / Spain / 20’ Hector Malot: The Last Day Of The Year / Jacqueline Lentzou / fiction / Greece / 26’
EU.13: VIVE LA FRANCE! Where We Are Heading / Jela Hasler / documentary / Switzerland / 10’ Riviera / Jonas Schloesing / animation / France / 16’ Words In Your Hair / Alexandre Steiger / fiction / France / 13’ The Glorious Acceptance of Nicholas Chauvin / Benjamin Crotty / fiction / France / 27’
EU.12: NATURAL FORCES Djo / Laura Henno / documentary / France / 13’ Blue / Apichatpong Weerasathakul / fiction, art / France / 13’ The Flood is Coming / Gabriel Böhmer / animation / United Kingdom / 9’ backyard / Khaled Abdulwahed / documentary, art / Germany / 26’ The Field / Sandhya Suri / fiction / United Kingdom, France / 20’ 25
EU.1 The Way We Were THU 4 - 15.45 - LUX 1
Our Song to War
Because of Salt
Porque la Sal Director: Juanita Onzaga documentary / Belgium, Colombia / 2018 / 15’
Director: Cardozo Basteiro documentary / Spain / 2018 / 23’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Gustaf Lindstrom animation / United Kingdom / 2018 / 6’ / Dutch Premiere
Crocodile-men, a mystic river, some kids that like fishing and a war that ends share the same Colombian land; Bojaya. In this place, villagers have strange beliefs and celebrate the “Novenario” death ritual. This might be the beginning of a very long story, where spirits and humans meet each other to learn what is there to life after the end of war.
Josefa, Pepe, Carmen, Carmela, Manuel, Ángeles, Juan, Loli, Susana and Pepita. A collective portrait of an involuntary community, created because of business needs. A group of people who were joined by salt, forged by time and held by nostalgia.
In ‘Plankton’ we get a glimpse of the ideas and aspirations that float around at the bottom of the food chain. Through casual and improvisational dialogue, the show tackles themes like insecurities and self-doubt, life choices and social hierarchies.
Production: Ian Garrido / Screenplay: Cardozo Basteiro / Cinematography: Michal Babinec / Editing: Mireia Sánchez / Sound: Clara Alonso, Raúl Lloriz / Music: Juan Manuel Cidrón
Production: Alex Plapinger, Michael Ashton, Gustaf Lindstrom / Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing: Gustaf Lindstrom / Animation: Marion Strunch, Mattea Quaranta-Usagitsu, Patrick Hearn, Nick Turner, Felip Docolomansk, Sarah Nielsen, Gustaf Lindstrom / Sound, Music: Julia Rakel / Cast: Will Hislop, David Elms, Barney Fishwick
Production: Sofie Despeer, Jan Stevens, Juanita Onzaga / Production Company: RANA Films & De Chinezen / Screenplay, Cinematography: Juanita Onzaga / Editing: Romain Vennekens, Juanita Onzaga / Sound: Thomas Noël, Andrés Rangel, Nicolas Barrera, Jeremy Bocquet / Narration: Eliseo Pino Chaverra, Leopolda Rojas Filmography: Our Song to War (2018), The Jungle Knows You Better Than You Do (2017), Here/Nowhere (2014), Skin of the Other (2014) Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Porque la Sal (2018) Contact: Josep Prim via Marvin & Wayne: email@example.com
Filmography: Plankton (2018) Contact: Gustaf Lindstrom: firstname.lastname@example.org
EU.2 Ghosts From the Past THU 4 - 17.45 - LUX 1
I Got My Things and Left
Us Three Nous Trois
Director: Mateusz Jarmulski animation / Poland / 2018 / 8’ / World Premiere
Director: Philbert Aimé Mbabazi Sharangabo fiction / Switzerland, Rwanda / 2018 / 23’
Director: Jonas Baeckeland fiction, art film / Belgium / 2018 / 30’ / World Premiere
North-eastern Polish village, surrounded by forests and lakes; with only a few houses, several farm households, and a small baroque church. That’s where the main character – an 11 year old boy spends his last month of summer. He is fascinated by adventure books about the Wild West and craves adventures and experiences. He explores the surroundings, equipped with a cassette recorder and a bow.
Eric is no more. His friends meet at his house to spend a night together. They reflect on life, find support, exchange anecdotes and bring memories of Eric to life. An intimate film about mourning and friendship.
Interweaving three stages of their girlhood, ‘Nous Trois’ captures the childlike swiftness that maintained in Anna, Nele and Sarah’s intervening lives, from children to young independent women. The choreography and movements symbolically grasp their changing identity.
Production: Piotr Szczepanowicz / Screenplay, Editing: Mateusz Jarmulski / Animation: Jerzy Tabor / Sound: Michał Fojcik / Music: Karolina Rec Filmography: The Hunt (2018) Contact: Marta Swiatek via Krakow Film Foundation: email@example.com
Production: Simone Soleil Filmography: I Got My Things And Left (2018), The Liberators (2016), Versus (2016), Ruhago Destiny FM (2012) Contact: Simone Soleil: simone@cocoonproductions
Production: Lotte Van Craeynest, Sieber Marly / Screenplay: Anne-Lore Baeckeland, Jonas Baeckeland / Cinematography: Dries de Clercq, Rik Zang / Editing: Tom Denoyette / Sound: Matthias Hillegeer / Music: Wouter Vlaeminck / Cast: Nele Theuwissen, Sarah Huppermans, Anna-Ganesha Gering Filmography: Us Three (2018), La Proie (2014), Twelve Going on to Sixty (2010), Stripes (2009) Contact: Lotte Van Craeynest: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rutinë Director: Marta Pajek animation / Poland / 2018 / 12’ A man and a woman meet in a waiting room and immediately get closer to each other. They commence a game that gradually gets more and more ferocious. Their faces resemble masks while shapes slowly lose their integrity. Bodies are formed like clay, embracing each other until the limits of impossibility. This film is the third part of the triptych “Impossible Figures and Other Stories”. Production: Grzegorz Wacławek, Piotr Szczepanowicz / Screenplay, Editing: Marta Pajek / Animation: Małgorzata Mianowska, Aleksander Sobek, Mateusz Frank, Agata Staszczuk, Grzegorz Flaga, Marta Pajek / Sound: Michał Jankowski / Music: Aleksandra Gryka / Cast: Agnieszka Matysiak, Arkadiusz Jakubik Filmography: III (2018), Impossible figures and other stories II (2016), Sleepincord (2011), Next door (2005), After apples (2004) Contact: Marta Swiatek via Krakow Film Foundation: email@example.com 28
Director: Bekim Guri documentary / Republic of Kosovo / 2018 / 15’ / International Premiere
Director: Nikita Diakur animation / Germany / 2018 / 3’ Drone. Stunt. Rave.
After the death of Alban’s brothers in the fire that burned down their home, the entire family suffers from shock, mental disorder and extreme poverty. Of all the family members, Alban has been affected the most by this tragedy. Production: Albina Hoti, Bekim Guri / Screenplay: Bekim Guri / Editing: Valon Jakupaj, Bekim Guri / Sales: Ben Vandendaele / Sound: Gëzim Rama / Music: Memli Kelmendi / Cast: Alban Sylejmani Filmography: Routine (2018), A drop of blood (2015), Heshtje (2014) Contact: Ben Vandendaele via Radiator IP Sales: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Nikita Diakur / Production Designer: Chris Lühning / Screenplay, Editing, Animation: Nikita Diakur / Cinematography: Florian Fischer, Philip Zeller / Sound, Music: David Kamp Filmography: Fest (2018), Ugly (2017), Fly on the Window (2009) Contact: Nikita Diakur: email@example.com
EU.3 The Promise THU 4 - 19.45 - LUX 1
A Place We Call Reality
Birthday Resolution Det er min jævla dag
Director: Kristoffer Borgli fiction, art film / Norway / 2018 / 15’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Nienke Deutz animation / The Netherlands, Belgium / 2018 / 10’
Director: Rebecca Wirkola Kjellmann fiction / Norway / 2018 / 19’ / Dutch Premiere
A desperate, violent and absurd search for meaning. A film director goes through an existential crisis after completing his debut feature film and is desperately trying to find meaning. He goes to Los Angeles where he meets Frank Yang - a Taiwanese bodybuilder with unique insights.
Inseparable best friends spend their last summer holiday of childhood amusing themselves around the house. As summer progresses their bodies start to morph and shift and an awkwardness descends on their friendship. Puberty seems determined to interrupt their bond.
The birthday celebration takes a surprising turn for Sonja’s closest friends when she reveals that she has canceled the party for everyone else, with the intention of telling them her darkest secret.
Production: Kristoffer Borgli, Ben Mullen / Editing: Kristoffer Borgli
Production company: Windmill Film & Beast Animation, Need Productions, Lunanime / Production Designer, Screenplay, Editing: Nienke Deutz / Cinematography: Steven Frederickx / Animation: Digna van der Put, Stefan Vermeulen, Sarah Rathé, Jasmine Elsen, Martina Svojiková / Distribution: Miyu Distribution / Sound: Valène Leroy / Music: Frederik Van de Moortel
Filmography: A Place We Call Reality (2018), DRIB (2017), Whateverest (2013) Contact: Arna Marie Bersaas: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Bloeistraat 11 (2018), één, twee, drie piano (2013), Shooting Venice (2012) Contact: Luce Grosjean via Miyu Distribution: email@example.com
Production: Oda Jenssen / Production Company: Ferdinand Film / Production Designer: Stine Hope / Screenplay, Editing: Rebecca Wirkola Kjellmann / Cinematography: Marius Kildalsen / Sound: Are Luke, Betina Nielsen / Music: Toothfairy AS / Cast: Idun Daae Alstad, Ragnhild Meling Enoksen, Anne Cecilie Ukkelberg, Anne Lund Filmography: Birthday Resolution (2018), Light my Fire (2017) Contact: Oda Jenssen via Ferdinand Film: firstname.lastname@example.org
The golden legend
Director: Chema García Ibarra, Ion de Sosa fiction / Spain / 2019 / 12’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Joanna Rytel fiction, art film / Sweden / 2019 / 20’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Ali Asgari fiction / Iran, Italy / 2018 / 15’ / European Premiere
A summer day at the swimming pool of the village of Montánchez, Spain. From above, Our Lady of Consolation of the Castle keeps her watchful gaze.
Secretly she is filming everything. In a surreal apartment a cougar, a guest, a child and promises of a dog if the child plays along.
A man and his two children are late for their flight. While they wait for the next flight, something happens that changes his point of view about being a father.
Production: Leire Apellaniz / Production Designer: Leonor Díaz / Screenplay: Chema García Ibarra / Cinematography: Ion de Sosa / Editing: Chema García Ibarra, Ion de Sosa / Sound: Agnès Pe / Cast: Al Sarcoli, Cristina Canchal Solís, María Ángeles Rosco
Production: Joanna Rytel, Helene Granqvist / Screenplay, Editing: Joanna Rytel / Cinematography: Lisabi Fridell / Music: Saralunden och Easter / Cast: Rosie Alm, Karin Drake, Elektra Hedin
Production: Giovanni Pompili, Pouria Heidary Oureh / Screenplay: Farnoosh Samadi, Ali Asgari / Cinematography: Majid Gorjiyan, Alberto Marchiori / Editing: Ehsan Vaseghi / Sound: Matteo Lugara / Music: Navid Fashami / Cast: Mohammad Kamal Alavi, Melina Ghamiloei, Erfan Hazrat Gholizadeh
Filmography: Chema García Ibarra: The golden legend (2018), The disco shines (2016), Uranes (2014), Mystery (2013), Protoparticles (2009), The attack of the robots from Nebula-5 (2008). Ion de Sosa: The golden legend (2018), Androids Dream (2014), True Love (2011) Contact: Chema García Ibarra: email@example.com
Filmography: Hard On (2019), Stay Ups (2017), Moms On Fire (2016), Cats Can Swim (2016), On Top of Your Gaze (2013), Once Upon A Time There Was An Unfaithful Mommy (2013), Me Seal, Baby (2013), The Seal (2011), You and Me (2011), Gang Bang Barbie (2010), Flasher Girl On Tour (2010), Unplay (2009), To Think Thing You Don’t Want To (2005), A FIlm Inwards (2003), Then I’ll Take Your Cat (2002), Animalperformance (2002) Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Delay (2018), Disappearance (2017), The Silence (2016), The Pain (2015), The Baby (2014), More Than Two Hours (2013), Barbie (2012), Tonight Is Not a Good Night for Dying (2011) Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: email@example.com
EU.4 New Worlds THU 4 - 21.45 - LUX 1
Director: Mariano Blatt, Eduardo Williams fiction / Guinea-Bissau, Switzerland, Argentina / 2019 / 24’ / Dutch Premiere No es (It isn’t) is a cumulative poem whose’s constant writing process extends over a lifetime. The text of the poem can cover anything. With that list of “what seems to be but isn’t”, Parsi observes in a perpetual movement the spaces and people to create another poem that is caressed, crashes and spins next to No es.
Director: Svetlana Filippova animation / Russia / 2018 / 15’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Boris Labbé animation / France / 2018 / 15’
Mitya’s Love, based on the short story by Boris Shergin, is about Shipmaster Mitya who went from Arkhangelsk to the theater in Solombala and fell in love with the nice woman Miss Kyarsten. Images by masters of Russian avant-garde and naïve art are used to tell this romance.
Birds of ill omen fly over the sky. Suddenly the natural order of the world is suspended and the kingdoms of hell and paradise emerge. Struck by muddy shadows, the landscape blends with the bodies of wild animals and humans, at the whim of the labyrinthine, complex, rorschachian and incessant metamorphoses.
Production: Jerónimo Quevedo, María Victoria Marotta, Nahuel Perez Biscayart / Production Company: Un Puma / Screenplay: Mariano Blatt / Editing: Eduardo Williams / Sound: Simón Apostolou / Cast: Ivandro Cá, Cris Gomes, Dijibril Baldé
Production: Nikolay Makovsky / Production Company: School-Studio “SHAR” / Production Designer: Sara Magambetova / Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing: Svetlana Filippova / Animation: Natalya Markina. Stepan Biryukov / Narration: Alexey Vertkov, Eugeniy Tkachuk / Sound: Artem Fadeev / Music: Sergey Vasilenko, Alexander Scryabin
Filmography: Eduardo Williams: Parsi (2018), The Human Surge (2016), Tôi Quên Rồi! (2014), I’m Falling? (2013), Could See a Puma (2011). Mariano Blatt: Parsi (2018).
Filmography: Mitya’s Love (2018), Brutus (2014), Where dogs die (2011), Three Love Stories (2007), Sara’s Fairy Tale (2006), The Night come (1998)
Contact: Un Puma: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Nikolay Makovsky: email@example.com
Production: Ron Dyens, Manon Messiant / Screenplay: Boris Labbé / Cinematography: Boris Labbé, Sami Guellaï / Animation: Armelle Mercat, Hugo Bravo, Capucine Latrasse / Editing: Manon Messiant / Distribution: Ron Dyens / Sound: Régis Diebold / Music: Daniele Ghisi Filmography: The Fall (2018), Orogenesis (2016), Any Road (2016), Rhizome (2015), Danse Macabre (2013), Caverne (2011), Kyrielle (2011), Cinétique (2011), Il(s) Tourne(nt) en Rond (2010) Contact: Ron Dyens via Sacrebleu Productions: firstname.lastname@example.org
EU.5 (Re)presentation FRI 5 - 13.30 - LUX 1
The Common Space
Operation Jane Walk
The Migrating Image
Director: Raphaële Bezin documentary, art film / France / 2018 / 10’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner documentary / Austria / 2018 / 17’
Director: Stefan Kruse documentary / Denmark / 2018 / 29’ / Dutch Premiere
A city tour through the architecture of an Online-Shooter. Operation Jane Walk is based on the dystopian multiplayer shooter of Tom Clancy’s The Division. Within the rules of the game’s software, the militaristic environment is being re-used for a pacifistic city tour.
By following a fictional group of refugees across Europe, the film questions the overproduction of images surrounding real-life tragedies and deaths. Where do all these images of refugees come from? How do they reshape the geography of Europe?
Production, Screenplay: Leonhard Müllner Robin Klengel / Cinematography: Leonhard Müllner / Editing, Sound: Robin Klengel / Animation: Ubisoft Entertainment / Narration, Cast: Jacob Banigan
Production, Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Narration. Sound. Music: Stefan Kruse
Filmography: Robin Klengel: Operation Jane Walk (2018). Leonhard Müllner: Operation Jane Walk (2018), Canicula (2017), Schönberg Op. A13 (2015), Halosis (2011), Vertreibung (2011), Lass Die Sorgen Zu Haus (2011)
Contact: Stefan Kruse: email@example.com
It is not a landscape. It is not a modern city. It has never produced a language nor an industry. It is a city of ruins, wonderful, that produces nothing. Built with cutted, distorted and superimposed images extracted from the collective imaginary of cinema. It is a microcosm. Production, Screenplay. Animation, Editing, Narration: Raphaële Bezin / Sound: Andrés Padilla Domene, Homero González / Music: José Cué Filmography: The Common Space (2018), A room of one’s own (2017), 23 items found under the search words: Krsko (2017), Les états et empires de la lune (2016), Is that what I think it is? (2015), Une esthétique de coups, des opérations d’artistes (2015), A young woman, she is a film director. It’s also excellent (2014), Food dream. The seminal one (2014), Psychodrama (2014) Contact: Raphaële Bezin: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Nelson Vunda: email@example.com
Filmography: The Migrating Image (2018)
Krähen schiessen Director: Ines Christine Geisser, Kirsten Carina Geißer animation / Germany / 2018 / 7’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Christine Hürzeler documentary / Switzerland / 2018 / 20’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Mathilde Lavenne documentray, art film / France / 2018 / 14’
A house, a garden, a stream. The beehive on the hillside, the shack, the wooden hut and the shed. In between we find memories, stories and observations. The past, the present and the future.
A park in the fog. Crows flap and caw in the sky. A homeless man sleeps between the trees. Now and then a crow is shot: as a deterrent. The crows rally after every shot. A woman disappears. The police gather evidence. Are reality and imagination slowly blurring?
Tropics draws an orbit around a Mexican farm. Scattered voices seem to revive and disturb the memory of the place. Crossing the matter, the film attempts to stop time and men, and reveals the ghost of a lost paradise.
Production, Editing: Ines Christine Geisser / Screenplay, Cinematography, Animation: Ines Christine Geisser, Kirsten Carina Geißer / Sound: Michael Jason Parker Beckett, Jan Kristian Fuchs / Music: Fuchs & Beckett Filmography: Dürrenwaid 8 (2018), SPIRIT MOUNTAIN (2016), LUCKY (2015), an adventurous afternoon (2013), Hallo im Zoo (2012), The Last Match (2012), The Day I Turned Into A Ghost (2011), Y (2009) rosarot. (2009) Contact: Ines Christine Geisser: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production, Screenplay: Christine Hürzeler / Production Company: Chfilm / Cinematography: Tom Gibbons, Tobias Dengler, Christine Hürzeler / Editing: Christine Hürzeler, Jann Anderegg / Narration: Philippe Graff, Ingrid Lukas / Sound: Jonathan Schorr / Music: John Gürtler Filmography: Shooting Crows (2018), Grandfather never saw the sea (2011)
Production: Elsa Klughertz / Production Company: Jonas Films / Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing: Mathilde Lavenne / Sound: Léonore Mercier Filmography: TROPICS (2018), Focus On Infinity (2015), Out Of Space (2013) Contact: Tatiana Thialon via Jonas Films: email@example.com
Contact: Moritz Schneider: firstname.lastname@example.org
EU.6 Family Affair FRI 5 - 15.45 - LUX 1
I’m going out for cigarettes
Je sors acheter des cigarettes Director: Michaela Taschek documentary / Austria, Germany / 2018 / 20’ / Dutch Premiere Erich Taschek, filmmaker Michaela Taschek´s father, used to be a fun-loving and sociable man. But then “Eichi” turned into a taciturn loner who locked himself in the cellar to make models and hardly ever left the house. After his death Taschek uses family photos and home movies to invent a wild doppelganger theory that provides a plot for her long lasting feelings of alienation. Production, Screenplay, Cinematography, Narration: Michaela Taschek / Editing: Sandra Wollner / Distribution: Sixpack Film / Sound: Michaela Taschek, Anna Kohlweis / Music: Anna Kohlweis Filmography: Doppelgänger (2018) Contact: Gerald Weber via Sixpack Film: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Osman Cerfon animation / France / 2018 / 14’ / Dutch Premiere Jonathan, twelve years old, lives with his sister, his mother and also some men. They all have the same face and nest in closets, drawers, TV set. Production: Emmanuel-Alain Raynal, Pierre Baussaron / Screenplay: Osman Cerfon / Animation: Capucine Latrasse, Remi Schaepman, Quentin Marcault, Valentin Stoll / Distribution: Miyu Distribution / Sound: Pierre Sauze, Catherine Madenise, Albane du Plessix / Cast: Théan Van de Voorde, Manon Bresch, Valentin Gevraise Filmography: Je sors acheter des cigarettes (2018), Comme des lapins (2013), Chroniques de la poisse (2010) Contact: Luce Grosjean via Miyu Distribution: email@example.com
Director: Agata Baumgart documentary / Poland / 2018 / 17’ / International Premiere Rena is on the threshold of adulthood. For her and her mother, the Internet is a form of escape from their humdrum everyday lives. In the world of talent shows, Facebook and YouTube, the keyboard seems to be a gateway to fame and love. Yet the border between fantasy and reality is quickly obliterated. Production: Ewa Jastrzębska / Production Company: Studio Munka / Screenplay: Agata Baumgart / Cinematography: Grzegorz Pacek, Piotr Pawlus / Editing: Svitlana Topor / Sound: Olga Pietrzak / Music: Damian Pielka Filmography: Love 404 (2018) Contact: Katarzyna Wilk via Krakau Film Foundation: firstname.lastname@example.org
EU.7 Claim Your Space! FRI 5 - 17.45 - LUX 1
Rules of Play
Director: Merlin Flügel animation / Germany / 2018 / 8’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Mikko Myllylahti fiction / Finland / 2018 / 11’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Kateryna Gornostai fiction / Ukraine / 2018 / 24’ / International Premiere
A group of tired playground visitors meet at night for a last contest.
On a winter evening Dad returns home drunk. Tiger is in his room and Mom is sleeping on the couch. A quarrel breaks out. Dad has a shotgun. Tiger and Mom escape the house. Haunting silence falls. Tiger must return inside to see what has happened - and to take the first steps towards independency.
Crocodile is a game for a big company. The host shows a word only with the help of gestures. Who guesses it chooses the one who leads the game next. Anya comes up with a difficult word for Lisa. This New Year’s Eve turns into a test of their friendship.
Production, Screenplay, Animation, Editing: Merlin Flügel / Sound: Jonatan Schwenk Filmography: Rules of Play (2018), Sog (2017), Echo (2013) Contact: Luce Grosjean via Miyu Distribution: email@example.com
Production: Jussi Rantamäki / Screenplay: Mikko Myllylahti / Cinematography: Arsen Sarkisiants / Editing: Jussi Rautaniemi / Sales: KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg e.V., Theatrical Distribution / Sound: Jorma Kaulanen / Cast: Jarkko Lahti, Minna Kivelä, Miku Yli-Tepsa Filmography: The Tiger (2018), The Dijon Story (2016), The Handbag (2013), The Pyramid (2012), Love in Vain (2009) Contact: Riitta Ryhtä: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Viktoria Khomenko, Olga Beskhmelnytsina, Nataliya Libet, Vitaliy Sheremetiev / Production Company: Esse Production House / Production Designer: Volodymyr Shvedenko, Mykola Kischuk / Screenplay: Kateryna Gornostai / Cinematography: Oleksandr Roshchyn / Editing: Kateryna Gornostai, Nikon Romanchenko / Sound: Kateryna Herasymchuk, Andrew Nedzelsky / Cast: Yustyna Yakymyak, Lena Shevchuk, Ivan Hryhoriev Filmography: Lilac (2017), Condensed (2016), Maidan is Everywhere (2015), Away (2015), Lenin’s Teeth, Masha’s Peacefull Protest (novels as a part of almanac Euromaidan. Rough Cut) (2014), Between Us (2013) Contact: Julia Pysmenna: email@example.com 35
Freedom of Movement
Director: Anette Sidor fiction / Sweden / 2018 / 15’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Maroan El Sani, Nina Fischer documentary, art film / Italy, Germany / 2018 / 31’
Alice is together with Johannes but she doesn’t have enough space to be herself. On a night out with friends, she steals a strap-on and challenges her boyfriend’s thoughts about girls.
Evoking the Olympic marathon from Rome 1960, in which the Ethiopian Abebe Bikila conquered the African continent’s first gold medal, becoming a symbol of the Africa that was freeing itself of colonialism, Fischer & el Sani have recontextualised amidst Rome’s controversial rationalist architecture, a new race involving refugees and immigrants staking a claim to their “freedom of movement”.
Në Mes Director: Samir Karahoda documentary / Republic of Kosovo / 2019 / 14’ / Dutch Premiere In rural Kosovo, fathers build identical houses for their sons. These sons live all over the place, anywhere except Kosovo. The houses embody the love, longing and hope of those who stayed at home for those who went to work abroad that they will one day return and settle here again. In practise however, they only ever come back for family celebrations and funerals.
Production: Jerry Carlsson / Cinematography: Marcus Dineen / Editing: Anette Sidor, Magnus Eriksson / Music: Natali Noor
Production: Eroll Bilibani / Production Designer: Arlind Kirajtani / Screenplay, Cinematography: Samir Karahoda / Editing: Enis Saraçi / Sound: Memli Kelmendi, Gëzim Rama
Filmography: Fuck You (2018), Musikliv TV (2016), Debut (2015), How To make It in Hollywood (2015), Varannan Vecka (2014), Längs Vägen (2011)
Filmography: In Between (2019)
Contact: Jing Haase: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Eroll Bilibani email@example.com
Production: Maroan El Sani, Pippo Ciorra / Screenplay: Maroan El Sani / Cinematography: Maroan El Sani, Johannes Praus / Animation: Jan Gieseking / Editing: Nina Fischer / Sound: Bernhard Köpke / Narration: Charles Onyedieke / Music: Björn Wiese / Cast: Soumaila Makadji Filmography: Freedom of Movement (2018), Freedom of Movement (2017), Der Dreisatz der Identität (2016), Dynamis (2014) Contact: Maroan El Sani: firstname.lastname@example.org
EU.8 I’m Here For You FRI 5 - 19.45 - LUX 1
Mr. Mare Lidérc úr
Director: Luca Tóth animation / Hungary, France / 2019 / 19’
Director: Alexandru Baciu, Maria Popistasu fiction / Romania / 2018 / 16’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Michael Frei animation / Switzerland / 2019 / 9’ / Dutch Premiere
Looking at an x-ray image a young handsome man is horrified to learn that the weird, tumor-like lump on his chest is the top of a tiny plump man`s head. Nested in his body, he is waiting to be born… ’Mr. Mare’ is a surreal animated chamber play, set in a ‘haunted’ claustrophobic space, in which we witness the dynamics of unrequited love as we follow the relationship of an oddly codependent pair.
While temporarily hosting her ailing father, Laura finds an injured seagull in the backyard. Their newfound goal to salvage the bird is the perfect excuse to avoid talking about the real issue, the imminence of death.
‘KIDS’ is an experimental project about the psychology of the group.
Production: Sacrebleu Productions (fr), Boddah (hu) / Screenplay: Luca Tóth, Boddah(hu) Editing: Luca Tóth / Animation: Dániel Bárány, Luca Tóth / Sound: Tamás Beke, Péter Benjámin Lukács / Music: Csaba Kalotás Filmography: Mr. Mare (2019), Superbia (2016)
Production: Alexandru Baciu, Maria Popistasu / Screenplay: Maria Popistasu / Editing: Andu Radu / Sound: Dana Bunescu / Cast: Alexandru Dabija, Paul Chirana, Mihai Gurei
Production Company: Playables / Screenplay: Mario von Rickenbach, Michael Frei / Animation: Martine Ulmer, Anaïs Voirol, Michael Frei / Sound: Thomas Gassmann, Masumi Takino / Music: Riga Cathedral Boys Choir, Olav Lervik
Filmography: The Seagull (2018)
Filmography: KIDS (2019), Plug & Play (2013), Not About Us (2011)
Contact: Daniel Butterworth: email@example.com
Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Luca Tóth: email@example.com
EU.9 Rewriting History FRI 5 - 18.15 - LUX 4
The night of Cesare
Bigger Than Life
La notte di Cesare Director: Pilvi Takala fiction, art film / Finland, United Kingdom / 2019 / 15’
Director: Sergio Scavio fiction / Italy / 2018 / 20’ / European Premiere
‘The Stroker’ is based on Takala’s two week-long intervention at Second Home, a trendy East London coworking space for young entrepreneurs and startups. During the intervention Takala posed as a wellness consultant named Nina Nieminen, the founder of cutting-edge company Personnel Touch who were allegedly employed by Second Home to provide touching services in the workplace.
Cesare is an old and solitary man. One evening his neighbor asks him to look after his son Kadim for the night.
Production: Pilvi Takala / Screenplay: Iona Roisin / Cinematography: Katharina Dießner / Editing: Elisa Purfürst / Sound: Christian Obermaier, Karl Laeufer, Luke David Harris / Cast: Matthew Moorhouse, Manos Koutsis, Donna Celay / Other: Emma Waltraud Howes, Amelie Befeldt
Filmography: The night of Cesare (2018)
Filmography: The Stroker (2019), Worker’s Forum (2015), Drive With Care (2014), The Committee (2014), Broad Sense (2012), Players (2010), Real Snow White (2009), The Angles (2008), The Announcer (2007), The Shining Shining (2007), Easy Rider (2006), Wallflower (2006)
Production: Sergio Scavio / Screenplay: Sergio Scavio, Pierpaolo Piciarelli / Cinematography: Silvio Farina / Editing: Andrea Campus / Sound: Roberto Cois / Cast: Cesare Manca, Mbow Khadim, Blessing Umude
Contact: Giulio Mastromauro: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Giulio Mastromauro documentary / Republic of Macedonia, Italy, Germany / 2018 / 30’ / Dutch Premiere ‘Bigger than Life’ is a music film in four acts. The focus is on the fabrication of national history through architecture and urban planning. “Skopje 2014” is the name of the monumental construction plan of the Macedonian government, which wants to stage its capital as the cradle of ancient high civilization and as the origin of Europe. Is that something new? Do we buy that (hi)story? Production, Screenplay: Adnan Softic / Cinematography: Adnan Softic, Helena Wittmann / Editing: Nina Softic / Sound, Music: Daniel Dominguez Teruel / Cast: Alexey Liosha Kokhanov, Pauline Jacob, Victor Moomen Filmography: Bigger Than Life (2018), Like Water under the Bridge (2014), Ground Control (1999-2009), Luk- Onion- Zwiebel (2007), There is no Problem (2002), Firm Tissue or the Body is my Temple (1999), So & so / This is way & that (1999) Contact: Adnan Softic: email@example.com
Contact: Tytti Rantanen (AV-arkki): firstname.lastname@example.org 38
Birds in the Earth
Eatnanvuloš Lottit – Maan sisällä linnut
Director: Adrian Silisteanu fiction / Romania / 2019 / 18’ / World Premiere
Director: Sara Fgaier documentary / France, Italy / 2018 / 21’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Marja Helander fiction, art film / Finland / 2018 / 11’
Two brothers have opened a small business on land leased from the state. When the authorities ask for early termination of the contract, this sparks a conflict between the two, bringing to light truths they had never dared tell out loud.
A woman narrates the script of Gli Anni, a few pieces picked up on the shores of a timeless Sardinia. Neither the words nor the images claim to tell the whole of its story: the places of the past emerge as reverberations of a fragmentary and shifting memory, bathed in a new light.
‘Birds in the Earth’ is a short film based on dance. The main characters are two young Sámi ballet students; Birit and Katja Haarla. The movie tells a bit melancholic story through their dance performances. At the same time it examines the deeper questions of the ownership of Sámi land.
Production: Anamaria Antoci / Screenplay: Claudia Silisteanu, Adrian Silisteanu / Editing: Ioachim Stroe / Sound: Marius Leftarache / Cast: Ioan Paraschiv, Bogdan Nechifor, Serban Pavlu
Production: Marco Alessi, Giulia Achilli, Lionel Massol, Pauline Seigland, Maeva Barelli, Sara Fgaier / Editing: Davide Minotti, Sara Fgaier / Sound: Riccardo Spagnol
Filmography: The Afghanistans (2019), The Ditch (2012), Written/Unwritten (2012)
Filmography: The Years (2018), Humble Italy (2014), Arturo (2014), The Arrival (2013) Contact: Maeva Barelli: email@example.com
Contact: Irena Isbasescu: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Marja Helander / Cinematography: Mauri Lähdesmäki / Sound: Pekka Aikio, Konsta Muffler Mikkonen, Pekka Kumpulainen / Music: Wimme Saari, Tapani Rinne / Cast: Katja Haarla, Birit Haarla / Other: Outi Pieski Filmography: Birds in the Earth (2018), Dolastallat – To Have a Campfire (2016), Trambo (2014), Rovaniemi 50 cent (2014) Contact: Tytti Rantanen via AV-arkki: email@example.com
EU.10 It’s Art SAT 6 - 13.15 - LUX 1
I Have a Song to Sing You Imam pesmu da vam pevam
Director: Manel Raga Raga fiction, art film / Bosnia and Herzegovina, Portugal, Spain / 2018 / 20’ / Dutch Premiere A ball is spinning around, stuck in the river that goes through the Grbavica neighborhood, in Sarajevo. Production: Emina Ganic (Film Factory), Manel Raga Raga (La Foradada Films), Joana Ferreira, Isabel Machado (C.R.I.M. Produções) / Screenplay: Manel Raga Raga / Cinematography: André Gil Mata / Editing: Tomás Baltazar / Sales: Salette Ramalho / Sound: Tiago Raposinho / Music: Luigi Nono / Cast: Haremetak, Salim Mehinovic, Kadir Suljic Filmography: GRBAVICA (2018), y La Gallina (2013), Matando el Sueño (2008)
Director: Jorge Jácome fiction, art film / Portugal / 2019 / 24’ / Dutch Premiere Many cities or countries have a distinct malaise. They are places that could be Portugal, so sunk in a painful longing of the past, and where each tension of the present is only the tip of an iceberg that is explained in successive retreats that can go straight until origin of the species, at least. Production, Editing: Jorge Jácome / Screenplay: Jorge Jácome, Pedro Penim / Cinematography: Jorge Jácome, Marta Simões / Sound: António Porém Pires, Shugo Tekina / Music: Shugo Tekina, Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, Sérgio Martins, Rui Lima Filmography: Flores (2017), Fiesta Forever (2016), A GUEST + A HOST = A GHOST (2015), Plutão (2013)
Contact: Liliana Costa: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Filipa Henriques: email@example.com
Director: Zoe Aiano, Alesandra Tatic documentary, art film / Serbia / 2018 / 6’ / Dutch Premiere This experimental short doc seeks out Ivanka, a woman who lives in rural Eastern Serbia and who spent most of her life falling into trance to enter the realm of the dead and learn about the future. Production: Sarah Chorley, Greta Rauleac / Cinematography: Zoe Aiano, Greta Rauleac / Editing: Zoe Aiano / Sound: Alen Duš Filmography: Black&White (2019), Flotacija (2020), I Have a Song to Sing You (2018), Almut (2014) Contact: Zoe Aiano: firstname.lastname@example.org
EU.11 I’m Still Standing SAT 6 - 15.15 - LUX 1
Heart of Hunger
Director: Bernardo Zanotta fiction, art film / The Netherlands / 2018 / 29’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Dubravka Turić fiction / Croatia / 2019 / 15’ / World Premiere
Haunted by the ghost of a long-lost love, two friends travel by boat and play games of lust and sadism. Within this chain of lament and secret desires, new figures emerge. They lose each other, they find each other; the heart is a lonely hunter. Production: Nia Konstantinova / Screenplay, Editing: Bernardo Zanotta / Cinematography: Raydrick Feliciana / Sound: Leandro Lefa / Narration: Hinke-Ann Eleveld / Music: Sjors Hoogerdijk / Cast: Hinke-Ann Eleveld, Andy Smart, Angelos Messios
Zagreb, last days of the year. In an old apartment where every object belongs to the past, Tina is trying to revive the holiday rituals of her now gone family. Festivities and fireworks keep intruding into her private space, intensifying the feelings of emptiness and loss. Her mother’s funeral is on New Year’s Eve. Production: Vinko Brešan / Production Company: Zagreb film / Production Designer: Tanja Lacko / Screenplay, Editing: Dubravka Turić / Cinematography: Mirko Pivčević / Sound: Dubravka Premar / Cast: Lana Barić
Prisoner of Society
.تسا نتسناوت نتساوخ
Director: Rati Tsiteladze documentary / Georgia, Latvia / 2018 / 16’ / Dutch Premiere What does it mean to be a stranger in your own home and country? Prisoner of Society is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman, who has been locked away from the outside world for the past decade. Production: Rati Tsiteladze, Nino Varsimashvili / Production Company: ArtWay Film / Cinematography, Editing, Sound: Rati Tsiteladze Filmography: Prisoner of Society (2018)
Filmography: Heart of Hunger (2018), Quintal (2016)
Filmography: Tina (2019), Cherries (2017), Belladonna (2015)
Contact: Bernardo Zanotta: email@example.com
Contact: Enrico Vannucci: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Rati Tsiteladze: email@example.com
EU.12 Natural Forces SAT 6 – 15:15 – LUX 4
Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year
Ektoras Malo : I Teleftea Mera Tis Chronias Director: Teo Guillem fiction, art film / Spain / 2018 / 20’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Jacqueline Lentzou fiction / Greece / 2018 / 26’
Armchairs, mattresses, feet, blankets, arms, memories, mops, tubes or plastic dance, twist, fall, fly and break in this emotional choreography in which a man and his army of objects try to defeat a ghost from the past.
New Year’s eve dawns in a moon-kissed car, and Sofia has a dream that she tells no-one: while walking on a desert, she gets to know that she is sick. She pretends she does not care. Has she lost her heart?
Production: Carlos Pardo Ros / Screenplay, Editing: Teo Guillem / Sound: Teo Guillem, Jordi Ribas / Cast: Cristina Pérez
Production: Fenia Cossovitsa / Screenplay: Jacqueline Lentzou / Cinematography: Konstantinos Koukoulios / Editing: Dora Masklavanou / Sound: Persephone Miliou / Cast: Sofia Kokkali Filmography: Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year (2018), Hiwa (2017), Selini66 (2017), Fox (2016), Luz (2016), Thirteen Blue (2013), And the Kid (2011), Insights: A Cine-poem on Vision (2011) Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the Hauts de Mayotte (The Comoro Islands), a secret space, of magic and escape, men and dogs, maintain filial almost intertwined relationships, companion species who share a common land of transformation and autonomy. Smogi has a particular relationship with dogs but also with the power of the elements, nature and the sly spirits that inhabit him (the djinns). Production: Cédric Walter, Olivier Marboeuf
Filmography: Mudanza Contemporánea (2018) Contact: Chema García Ibarra: email@example.com
Director: Laura Henno documentary / France / 2018 / 13’ / International Premiere
Filmography: Djo (2018), Koropa (2016) Contact: Ioannis Chondros: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Flood Is Coming
Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul fiction, art film / France / 2018 / 13’
Director: Gabriel Böhmer animation / United Kingdom / 2018 / 9’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Khaled Abdulwahed documentary, art film / Germany / 2018 / 26’
‘Blue’ is filmed during 12 nights in the heart of the Thai forest. A woman lies awake at night. Nearby, a set of theatre backdrops unspools itself, unveiling two alternate landscapes. Upon the woman’s blue sheet, a flicker of light reflects and illuminates her realm of insomnia.
A forest hermit tries to prepare for a flood, but he becomes distracted by his noisy neighbour - who happens to be the hermit’s left eye. ‘The Flood is Coming’ explores the growing anxiety about the state of nature, and our place in it.
The film deconstructs and reconstructs a photograph taken in 1998 of a Syrian cactus field, a plant known for its resilience. War and its havoc have been there. 20 years later there only remains this photograph projected on a wall in a flat in a Berlin backyard.
Production: Philippe Martin / Production Company: Les Films Pellèas, Opéra National de Paris / Cinematography: Chatchai Suban / Editing: Apichatpong Weerasethakul / Sound: Akritchalerm Kalayanamitr / Cast: Jenjira Pongpas Widner
Production: Samantha Monk / Screenplay, Editing, Animation, Sound: Gabriel Böhmer / Music: Nacho Palacios
Production: Alex Gerbaulet / Production Company: Pong Film GmbH / Cinematography, Editing, Sound: Khaled Abdulwahed Khaled
Filmography: Blue (2018), Fever Room (2016), Dilbar (2013), Sakda (Rousseau) (2012), Ashes (2012), Mekong Hotel (2012), Cactus River (2012), The Importance of Telepathy (2012), M Hotel (2011), Empire (2010), Phantoms of Nabua (2009), Waterfall (2006), ), Second Love in Hong Kong (2002), Boys at Noon / Girls at Night (2000), The Lungara Eating Jell-O (1998), Like the Relentless Fury of the Pounding Waves (1996), Bullet (1993)
Filmography: The Flood Is Coming (2018), Beetle Trouble (2017) Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: email@example.com
Filmography: Bullet (2011), Tuj (2012), Slot In Memory (2013), backyard (2018) Contact: Alex Gerbaulet via Pong Film GmbH: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Dimitri Krassoulia: email@example.com 43
EU.13 Vive La France SAT 6 - 17.30 - LUX 4
Where We Are Heading
Le Champ de Maïs
Le Sens De La Marche
Director: Sandhya Suri fiction / France, United Kingdom / 2018 / 20’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Jela Hasler documentary / Switzerland / 2018 / 10’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Jonas Schloesing animation / France / 2018 / 16’ / Dutch Premiere
A poor agricultural labourer leads a double life in the village’s last remaining cornfield. But the harvest is approaching...
Paris, 2017: as a new president is elected in spring, the state of emergency continues. He prowls in the capital, on the lookout around old and new monuments . As the city struggles to regain its innocence, it slips gently into everyday life as well as into the lines of the constitution.
Production: Balthazar de Ganay, Thomas Bidegain / Production Designer: Punaam Boro Kataria / Cinematography: Benoit Soler / Editing: Nicolas Chadeurge / Sound: Erwan Kerzanet, Nikola Medic, Maxence Dussère / Music: Martin Diggy / Cast: Mia Maelzer
At the Riviera, a private apartment building, it’s nap time. The heat is dreadful, but Mr Osganzi and Ms Carmen, true to their habits, are sunbathing near the swimming pool. In his shadowy living room, Monsieur Henriet tries to entertain himself by looking at his neighbours, and at any sign of life on the outside. Apparently, everything is quiet…
Production, Screenplay: Jela Hasler / Cinematography: Andi Widmer / Editing: Jela Hasler, Eliane Bertschi / Sound: Jela Hasler, Jacques Kieffer / Music: Joy Frempong, Marcel Blatti
Filmography: The Field (2018), Around India With a Movie Camera (2018), I For India (2005) Contact: Balthazar de Ganay: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Where We Are Heading (2018), The Meadow (2015), No Porn (2013) Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: email@example.com
Production: Edwina Liard Edwina Liard , Nidia Santiago / Screenplay: Jonas Schloesing / Animation: Jonas Schloesing, Rosalie Loncin, Léo Bruyat / Sound: Mathieu Z’Graggen Filmography: Riviera (2018), Je ne suis personne (2011) Contact: Enrico Vannucci: firstname.lastname@example.org
Words in Your Hair De Longs discours dans vos cheveux
The Glorious Acceptance Of Nicolas Chauvin Le Discours D’acceptation Glorieux de Nicolas Chauvin
Director: Alexandre Steiger fiction / France / 2018 / 13’ / World Premiere
Director: Benjamin Crotty fiction / France / 2018 / 27’ / Dutch Premiere
Paul and Adèle, frustrated extras in the Tristan and Isolde Opera, take advantage of a break to set off in search of a subterranean lake beneath Palais Garnier. On the labyrinthine journey in the bowels of the opera house, they have a meandering discussion about love that will act on them as a magic potion, just like two Wagnerian heroes, as if it were impossible to escape from legends and myths.
During his acceptance speech for a lifetime achievement award, Nicolas Chauvin – a farmer-soldier, a veteran of the Revolutionary Army and the Napoleonic Wars, and a father of chauvinism – embarks on a grand monologue, sending him back in time and space. Until, at a bend on a moonlit road, a spectral encounter changes the course of his non-existence.
Production: Philippe Martin, Dimitri Krassoulia / Cinematography: Grégoire de Calignon / Sound: Olivier Pelletier / Cast: Samuel Achache, Judith Chemla Filmography: Words in your hair (2018), Pourquoi j’ai écrit la bible (2017) Contact: Dimitri Krassoulia: email@example.com
Production: Judith Lou Levy, Eve Robin / Production Company: Les Films du Bal / Production Designer: Nicolas Lefebvre / Screenplay: Benjamin Crotty / Cinematography: Sean Price Williams / Editing: Ael Dallier Vega / Sound: Florent Castellani, Charlotte Butrak, Bruno Ehlinger / Music: Ragnar Arni Agustsson / Cast: Soone Lan Filmography: The Glorious Acceptance of Nicolas Chauvin (2018), Division Movement to Vungtau (2017), Collapse! Chroniques d’un monde en déclin (2016), Fort Buchanan (2014), Fort Buchanan: Hiver (2012), Liberdade (2011) co directed with Gabriel Abrantes, Visionary Iraq (2008) co directed with Gabriel Abrantes Contact: Judith Lou Levy via Les Films du Bal: firstname.lastname@example.org 45
Student Competition It’s always a great pleasure to receive so many films from film schools all over Europe. Not only because the overall quality is great, but the film schools are obviously the source of new voices within the film industry. Not every film might be perfect, but with our selection committee we look into the potential of filmmakers at the start of their career. In our selection we are searching for films that distinguish themselves in form or content and that manage to share their honest expression in moving images. There is nothing more exciting than watching films of a new generation of filmmakers and to see how they get their ideas to the screen.
We are also happy to host five international premieres and two world premieres in this competition! Congratulations to ‘The Hours Fall’, a film directed by Blanca Camell Galí, produced at Les Fresnoy. We loved the film for its strong roots in French classics, combined with modern elements and great use of music. The important social function of both music and cafés are a delight to watch in this digital area. We also congratulate Clément Fourment with his film ‘Heart Affair’, which he made at La Fémis. With director Fourment himself in the leading role, the film handles male body insecurity in a remarkable way – both funny and sincere.
index Student Competition ST.1 The Making Of
ST.3 Keep An Eye On You
ST.5 Stick Around
The Fear of Dying in Transit / Ian Purnell / documentray, art / Germany, Switzerland / 29’ Amor, Avenidas Novas / Duarte Coimbra / fiction / Portugal / 20’ Sounds Good / Sander Joon / animation / Estonia, Denmark / 10’ Heart Affair / Clément Fourment / fiction / France / 23’
The Wilderness / Valentine Franc / documentary / Switzerland / 21’ The Kiss of the Catfish / June Balthazard / documentary / France / 15’ Good Intentions / Anna Mantzaris / animation / United Kingdom / 9’ The Hours Fall / Blanca Camell Galí / fiction / France / 26’
The Dam / Natalia Koniarz / documentary / Poland / 23’ People Who Drive At Night / Iris Chassaigne / fiction / France / 19’ Fuse / Shadi Adib / animation / Germany / 7’ Excuse Me, I’m Looking For The PingPong Room And My Girlfriend / Bernhard Wenger / fiction / Austria, Sweden, Germany / 23’
ST.2 Touch Me
ST.4 See Me, Feel Me
Stone Age / Lou Rambert Preiss / fiction / Switzerland / 22’ Back and Forth / Lisa Foster / animation / Belgium, United Kingdom, The Netherlands / 4’ The Mish Mash / Julian Wolf / fiction / Belgium, The Netherlands / 19’ Rubber Dolphin / Ori Aharon / fiction / Israel / 29’
Snowman / Leni Gruber / fiction / Austria / 20’ Demolding a Daughter / Theresa Büchner / documentary / The Netherlands / 9’ Apart / Diana Cam Van Nguyen / animation / Czech Republic / 10’ Provence / Kato De Boeck / fiction / Belgium / 22’ She-Pack / Fanny Ovesen / fiction / Norway / 18’
ST.1 The Making Of THU 4 - 18.45 - LUX 3
The Fear of Dying in Transit
Amor, Avenidas Novas
Director: Ian Purnell documentary, art film / Switzerland, Germany / 2018 / 29’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Duarte Coimbra fiction / Portugal / 2018 / 20’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Sander Joon animation / Denmark, Estonia / 2018 / 10’ / Dutch Premiere
A hypnotic journey through the landscape of an underground construction site. Shot around the opening of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland, architectural observations blend with safety rituals. Facts dissolve within the realm of phobias and science fiction. Production: Ian Purnell / Cinematography: Marie Zahir / Editing: Ian Purnell, Simon Rittmeier / Animation: Patrick Buhr, Luca Kawe / Sound: Jonathan Kastl, Timon Schaub, Simon Waskow / Music: Tilman Porschütz / Cast: Janna Horstmann / Educational Institution: Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Film Filmography: Dangerous Soil (2018), The Fear of Dying in Transit (2018), Island Sightings (2016), Exercising Perfection (2015) Contact: Ian Purnell: email@example.com
Lisbon, 2017. Manel is twenty years old, lives on Avenida Almirante Reis and idealizes love inspired by the relationship of his parents. Out of compassion, he hands over his double mattress to Nicolau and his girlfriend, who returned to Lisbon. Manel is alone with the mattress that he exchanged with his friends and on his way back home when he invades a film set. Production: Pedro Ramalhete / Screenplay: Duarte Coimbra, Pedro Ramalhete, Luís Miranda / Cinematography: Miguel Barbosa / Editing: Bruno de Freitas Leal, Inês Petiz Viana / Distribution: Margarida Moz / Sound: Vera Lopes / Cast: Nena Coimbra, Carolina Caramujo, Manuel Lourenço / Educational Institution: Lisbon Theatre and Film School
A boom operator is trying to record the sound of mushrooms. Production: / Screenplay, Cinematography: Sander Joon / Animation: Dag Ove Solaas, Katarina Skott, Leore Klyszejko / Sound: Sander Joon, Matis Rei / Other: Priit Pärn, Olga Pärn / Educational Institution: Estonian Academy of Arts Filmography: Sounds Good (2018), Moulinet (2017), Velodrool (2015) Contact: Sander Joon: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Amor. Avenidas Novas (2018) Contact: Filipa Henriques: email@example.com
ST.2 Touch Me THU 4 - 20.45 - LUX 3
Back and Forth
Cœur à prendre
Ici le chemin des ânes
Heen en Weer
Director: Clément Fourment fiction / France / 2018 / 23’ / World Premiere
Director: Lou Ramber Preiss fiction / Switzerland / 2018 / 22’ / International Premiere
Director: Lisa Foster animation / The Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom / 2018 / 4’
While studying cinematography at a film school, Cédric is facing some sizeable issues.
In a vast stone quarry, an explosion reveals an object from the past.
Production: Lucas Le Postec / Production Designer: Pauline Grethen / Screenplay: Léa Mothet / Editing: Philippe Roger / Distribution: Géraldine Amgar / Sound: Paul Kusnierek, Eric Gattat, Victor Fleurant, Clémence Peloso / Cast: Nadège Trebal, Edouard Eftimakis, Tania Press / Educational Institution: La fémis, Cinematography
Production: Lionel Baier / Production Company: ECAL - Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne / Screenplay: Lou Rambert Preiss / Cinematography: Augustin Losserand / Editing: Gabrielle Stemmer / Sound: Toco Vervisch / Cast: Damien Chapelle, Sidney Wernicke, Raphaël Barman / Educational Institution: ECAL - Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne / Other: Joséphine Pittet
Filmography: Heart Affair (2018) Contact: Clément Fourment: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Stone Age (2018), A Rocha Que Temos (2018), Europium (2017), To Our Elders (2017), Doller (2017) Contact: ECAL: email@example.com
We all have a different rhythm. ‘Back and Forth’ is a dance about individual rhythms that go together, seem to clash or just stay separate. Production, Screenplay, Cinematography, Animation, Editing: Lisa Foster / Sound, Music: Jürgen De Blonde / Educational Institution: Royal Academy of Fine Arts Ghent Filmography: Back and Forth (2018), Chiraa Khoor (2015), Vreemde Blikken (2015) Contact: Lisa Foster: firstname.lastname@example.org
ST.3 Keep an Eye on You FRI 5 - 18.00 - LUX 5
The Mish Mash
Director: Julian Wolf fiction / Belgium, The Netherlands / 2018 / 19’ / International Premiere
Director: Ori Aharon fiction / Israel / 2018 / 29’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Valentine Franc documentary / Switzerland / 2018 / 21’ / International Premiere
‘The Mish Mash’ shows a portrait of a mixed group of young friends in the big city. Stuck in a daily routine of hanging out, they talk more about their future than they actually work for it. Each individual struggles with a search for identity, ambitions and a place in this modern society. Production: Julian Wolf / Cinematography: Virgil Leclerq / Editing: Jasper Flikschuh / Sound: Eli Sundermann / Music: Zwangere Guy, Mathieu Grillo / Cast: Arber Aliaj, Tine Roggeman, Samy Filali / Educational Institution: Sint Lukas Brussels Filmography: The Mish Mash (2018), Niet Stresse (2017), Wentelteefjes (2014), Kinderspel (2013)
A gay love story set in a one bedroom apartment in Tel Aviv. They meet, they have sex, they fall in love. Will it last until the morning comes? Production: Ori Aharon / Production Designer: Hagai Galimidi / Cinematography: David Rudoy / Editing: Ori Aharon / Sound: Rotem Dror / Music: Adam Y Cohen / Cast: Chen Chefetz, Omri Laron / Educational Institution: Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at the Tel Aviv University Filmography: Rubber Dolphin (2018), Tha Fall of Zipora (2013)
From her room in Antwerp, a woman remembers. She was in Thailand years ago. There she met a young woman, a volunteer in a rehabilitation center for wild gibbons. This memory never leaves her. Meanwhile, the gibbons keep singing, far away from the human fantasies. Production, Editing: Valentine Franc / Narration: Christine Culerier / Sound: Dominique Fabre / Music: Jouni Ollilab / Cast: Cyntha Sertillange / Educational Institution: HEAD University of Art and Design, Geneva, Cinema Filmography: The Wilderness (2018), Winter Sonata (2017), Die Tagträume (2016)
Contact: Ori Aharon: email@example.com Contact: Valentine Franc: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Julian Wolf: email@example.com
The Kiss of the Catfish
Le Baiser du Silure
The Hours Fall Tombent les Heures
Director: June Balthazard documentary / France / 2018 / 15’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Anna Mantzaris animation / United Kingdom / 2018 / 9’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Blanca Camell Galí fiction / France / 2018 / 26’ / World Premiere
A man goes in search of a catfish at dawn. Originally from the Danube, this giant fish provokes the same kind of mistrust as a foreigner suspected of disturbing the established order. Enigmatic phenomena block the fisherman’s way in a magical realist film about strangers and strangeness.
After a young woman is responsible for a hit and run, strange and spooky things starts to happen... A small thriller about people that are not always the best at making decisions.
A young woman wanders round the town, going from bar to bar, from waste grounds to other streets, never finding the one she loves.
Production: Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains / Screenplay, Narration: June Balthazard / Cinematography: Ivàn Castiñeiras Gallego / Animation: David Rodes / Editing: Edgar Allender / Distribution: Natalia Trebik / Sound: Yannick Delmaire / Music: Blanca Camell Galí / Cast: Jean-Marie Honorez, Tanguy Demule, Florent Lamiot / Educational institution: Le Fresnoy Studio national des arts contemporains Filmography: La Baiser du Silure (2018), La Rivière Tanier (2017) Contact: Natalia Trebik: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Anna Mantzaris / Screenplay: Hugo Vieites Caamaño / Cinematography: Donna Wade / Animation: Tim Allen, Quentin Haberman, Tobias Fouracre, Anna Mantzaris / Sound: André Parklind / Music: Phil Brookes / Educational Institution: Royal College of Art Filmography: Good Intentions (2018), Enough (2017), But Milk is Important (2012)
Production: Guylaine Huet / Cinematography: Mario Valero / Editing: Léo Richard / Distribution: Natalia Trebik / Sound: Jules Valeur / Cast: Marius Loris, Mustapha Salmi, Said Djouad / Educational Institution: Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains Filmography: Tombent les heures (2018), Ídols (2017), L’oreig (2014) Contact: Natalia Trebik: email@example.com
Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: firstname.lastname@example.org
ST.4 See Me, Feel Me FRI 5 - 20.00 - LUX 5
Demolding a Daughter
Die entformte Tochter
Director: Leni Gruber fiction / Austria / 2018 / 20’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Theresa Büchner documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 9’
Director: Diana Cam Van Nguyen animation / Czech Republic / 2018 / 10’
Antonia is stuck in her everyday life. She oversleeps, procrastinates and searches the internet for a happy life. Spontaneously, she decides to give structure to her existence and asks her fling for a steady relationship.
When I see pictures of my mother when she was young, I see a woman who doesn’t need me. When I wasn’t born yet, her art was everything to her. I became important only later. I would have liked to meet her back then. Or would I? She seems so independent. Would she have liked me?
This short film deals with a difficult topic, life after the loss of a loved one, using techniques of both live-action and animations. We are looking into the thoughts of three young people untimely exposed to death. Real experiences of the narrators are combined with animated sequences reconstructing painful situations.
Filmography: Snowman (2018)
Production, Screenplay, Narration, Editing: Theresa Büchner / Cinematography: Jorne Tielemans / Sound: Rick Haring. Caspar Brink / Cast: Henrike Brinkman / Other: Annemarie Bult / Educational Institution: Gerrit Rietveld Academy
Contact: Gerald Weber via Sixpack Film: email@example.com
Filmography: Demolding a Daughter (2018), My Father’s Better Half (2017), Cadavre Exquis (2015)
Production: Karolina Davidová / Screenplay: Lukáš Janičík, Diana Cam Van Nguyen / Cinematography: Kryštof Melka / Animation: Diana Cam Van Nguyen, Magdalena Kvasničková / Editing: Lukáš Janičík / Sound, Music: Viera Marinová / Cast: Barbora Vildová, Ondřej Gabaš, Petr Cuker / Educational Institution: FAMU - Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Film and TV School
Contact: Theresa Büchner: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Apart (2018), The Little One (2017)
Production: Leni Gruber / Cinematography: Angelika Spangel / Editing: Lukas Meissner / Distribution: Sixpack Film / Sound: Ken Rischard / Cast: Rainer Egger, Katharina Farnleitner / Educational Institution: University of Applied arts, Vienna
Contact: Diana Cam Van Nguyen: email@example.com
ST.5 Stick Around SAT 6 - 17.15 - LUX 5
The Dam Tama
Director: Kato De Boeck fiction / Belgium / 2018 / 22’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Fanny Ovesen fiction / Norway / 2018 / 18’ / Dutch Premiere
During summer vacation 11-year-old Camille and her older brother Tuur explore their new camping site in Provence. After the encounter with two Dutch teenage girls, Camille has to fight for the attention of her brother. A carefree holiday turns into an awakening to adolescence.
It´s a birthday party at a public pool disco, and underdog Ronja challenges the girls’ alpha female to battle for dominance. The game escalates quickly, and as the thirst for power grows, Ronja and the other girls lose control.
Production, Screenplay: Kato De Boeck / Cinematography: Esmoreit Lutters / Editing: Lawrence Paul Foley / Sound: Feras Daouk / Music: Lawrence Paul Foley, S. Huerco / Cast: Laime De Paep, Pelle Adriaenssens, Otis Domen / Educational Institution: RITCS
Production: Lotte Sandbu / Production Designer: Lena K. Hetleflåt / Screenplay: Maren Skolem / Cinematography: Magga Vala / Editing: Anni Tiainen / Sound: Anna Nilsson / Music: Juno Jensen / Cast: Martine N. Hammerstad, Wiktoria Grzegorczyk, Marita A. Torve / Educational Institution: The Norwegian Film School / Other: Ruben A. Lorås - VFX Superv.
Director: Natalia Koniarz documentary / Poland / 2018 / 23’ / International Premiere A son takes his father, with whom he had cut ties years before, on a journey. They travel to the place of solitude in the mountains in which they once built a forester’s lodge. Surrounded by raw nature, together they face up to their own weaknesses. Production: Krystyna Doktorowicz / Screenplay: Natalia Koniarz / Cinematography, Animation, Editing, Sound: Stanisław Cuske / Educational Institution: Krzysztof Kieslowski Faculty of Radio and Television University of Silesia in Katowice
Filmography: Provence (2018) Filmography: She-Pack (2018), Smile (2017)
Filmography: The Dam (2018)
Contact: Karin Julsrud: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Katarzyna Wilk: email@example.com
Contact: Kato De Boeck: firstname.lastname@example.org
People Who Drive At Night Les gens qui roulent la nuit
Excuse Me, I’m Looking For The Ping-Pong Room And My Girlfriend Entschuldigung, ich suche den Tischtennisraum und meine Freundin
Director: Iris Chassaigne fiction / France / 2018 / 19’ / International Premiere
Director: Shadi Adib animation / Germany / 2018 / 7’ / Dutch Premiere
Mid-summer, Leila and Paul split up on a highway station. On the road with no destination, they linger on, seeking comfort and affection. Trying to flee their own solitude, they are drawn to that of others.
A mousetrap snaps shut, a market place awakens. A group of men heatedly discuss how to kill the animal in the little box.
Production: Olivier Capelli, Nicolas Imbert / Screenplay: Iris Chassaigne, Anna Cohen-Yanay / Cinematography: Juliette Barrat / Editing: Thierry Demay / Sound: Etienne Leplumey / Cast: Idir Chender, Lucie Boujenah / Educational Institution: Université Paris 8, Cinema
Production: Stefan Michel / Production Designer: Shadi Adib / Screenplay: Shadi Adib, Simon Thummet / Cinematography: Francesco Faranna / Animation: Francesco Faranna, Kim Liersch / Editing: Luis Schoeffend / Sound: Marc Fragstein / Music: Marius Kirsten / Cast: Nick Cave, Andreas Hykade, David Bennett / Educational Institution: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Directing
Filmography: People Who Drive At Night (2018) Contact: Iris Chassaigne: email@example.com
Filmography: Fuse (2018), Ich komme aus Laupheim (2016), Alzheimer (2011) Contact: Fabian Driehorst: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Bernhard Wenger fiction / Austria, Sweden, Germany / 2018 / 23’ / Dutch Premiere A Swedish couple is on a wellness trip in the Austrian mountains, but after an argument, Aron’s girlfriend leaves, and slams the door behind her. Now, Aron is looking for his girlfriend but can’t find her anywhere. He dives into the bizarre world of the alpine wellness resort and drifts along until the question arises if Aron is looking for his girlfriend or really himself. Production: Florian Bayer, Clara König, Bernhard Wenger / Screenplay: Bernhard Wenger / Cinematography: Albin Wildner / Editing: Rupert Höller / Sound: Florian Rabl, Ken Rischard / Music: Mario Fartacek / Cast: Carl Achleitner, Anna Aström, Elli Tringou / Educational Institution: Filmakademie Wien - Film Academy Vienna Filmography: Excuse Me, I’m Looking For The Ping-Pong Room And My Girlfriend (2018), Buck (2016), Keeping Balance (2015), Exit Right (2014), With Best Regards (2013) Contact: Daniel Butterworth: email@example.com
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Dutch Competition Though we’ve distinguished certain types of short film as ‘typical Dutch’ over the years, our selection for this year is not typical at all. In four programs we selected an eclectic mix of films that gives a good overview of this year’s shorts from The Netherlands. The selection dives into more experimental films this year, especially in the documentary section with ‘Nehemías’, ‘The Sasha’ and the 30-minute tour-de-force ‘At Midnight Plays a Dance-Tune’. The latter being a graduation film from Roy Seerden at Netherlands Film Academy in which some bold choices are made in editing and screenplay. On the other end of the spectrum we found some interesting comedies that we added in this year’s selection; with ‘Wine Wenches’ and ‘Snor’, both programmed in ‘NL.2. In a Lonely Place’ there will be plenty to laugh.
Some of these have already had international success, like ‘Mind My Mind’ that premiered in Toronto, ‘Yulia & Juliet’ that got a spot in Berlinale’s ‘Generation’ and ‘The summer and all the rest’ that played at numerous festivals all over the world like at the prestigious film festival of Venice. ‘The Walking Fish’ and ‘Second Floor’ on the other hand, will have their world premiere at Go Short. Congratulations to both directors, Thessa Meijer and Dymphie Huijssen!
index Dutch Competition NL.1: WHERE'S YOUR HEAD AT?
NL.3: AFTER EFFECTS
The Sasha / Maria Molina Peiró / documentary, art / The Netherlands / 20’ Mind My Mind / Floor Adams / animation / Belgium, The Netherlands / 30’ The summer and all the rest / Sven Bresser / fiction / The Netherlands / 18’
Revolution / Justin Bentvelsen / fiction, art / The Netherlands / 16’ Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains / David Verbeek / documentary / The Netherlands, China / 22’ Second Floor / Dymphie Huijssen / animation / The Netherlands / 4’ Orbit / Tess Martin / animation, art / The Netherlands / 7’ The Walking Fish / Thessa Meijer / fiction / The Netherlands, Japan / 19’
NL.2: IN A LONELY PLACE Wine Wenches / Esther Heerikhuizen / animation / The Netherlands / 4’ Snor / Michael Middelknoop / fiction / The Netherlands / 13’ Nehemías / Daniel Jacoby / documentary / The Netherlands / 16’ Never Forget / Sarah Veltmeyer / fiction / The Netherlands / 10’ Oneself / Carolien van Maaswaal / documentary / The Netherlands / 30’
NL.4: THE CONNECTION Crow’s Nest / Flynn von Kleist / fiction / The Netherlands / 13’ At Midnight Plays A Dance-Tune / Roy Seerden / documentary / The Netherlands / 30’ Child / Joren Molter / fiction / The Netherlands / 9’ A Double Life / Marieke Blaauw, Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins / animation / The Netherlands / 3’ Yulia & Juliet / Zara Dwinger / fiction / The Netherlands / 12’
NL.1 Where’s Your Head At? THU 4 - 20.00 - LUX 4 | FRI 5 - 14.15 - LUX 4
Mind My Mind
The summer and all the rest L’été et tout le reste
Director: María Molina Peiro documentary, art film / The Netherlands / 2018 / 20’ In 1972 the astronaut Charles Duke landed on the Moon on the Apollo XVI. Hewas in charge of taking photos of the lunar surface with a high-resolution camera. This is a story about the human perspective on Earth and our constant struggle with ourtemporal and spatial limitations. From the exploration of space to cyberspace, from ananalogue Moon in 1972 to a virtual Moon in Google Earth today. A film about paralleluniverses where eternity seems to be lost between frames and interfaces. Production, Screenplay, Animation, Editing: María Molina Peiró / Sound: Sergio González Cuervo / Music: Natalia Dominguez Rangel / Cast: Voice of Thania Theodoru Filmography: The Sasha (2018), Digital Trauma (2017) Contact: Maria Molina Peiro: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Floor Adams animation / Belgium, The Netherlands / 2019 / 30’ / Dutch Premiere When relying on social scripts to survive the social world, it’s not easy to go off-script. Especially if you’re obsessed with German dive bombers and just want to date a girl. Production: Floor Adams, Willem Thijssen, Tom van Gestel / Screenplay: Floor Adams / Distribution: Ursula van den Heuvel KLIK! Distribution Service / Animation: Nancy Bens, Juan de Graaf, Carl van Isacker, Elie Klimis, Peter Wassink, Tim Trenson / Editing: Dennis Pasveer, Luuk Poels / Narration: Simon Hodges, Cézanne Tegelberg, Adam Fields / Sound: Pieter Deweirdt / Music: Peter Johan Nijland, Frank Boeijen Filmography: Mind My Mind (2019), 24 Preschoolers (2011), MIEP (2011), Tokyo Hoover (2010), Buddy Seat (2009), Snow White (2008) The Frog Prince (2008) Hansel and Gretel (2008) The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids (2008) Little Red Riding Hood (2008)
Director: Sven Bresser fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 18’ When at the end of the summer the last tourist ferries leave and most of young Marc-Antoine’s friends have left for the mainland to study or to work, he and his friend Mickael remain behind on the deserted island. Mickael is full of plans to leave, but is Marc-Antoine able to escape his solidified routine? Production: Marc Bary, Steven Rubinstein Malamud / Screenplay: Sven Bresser / Cinematography: Sam du Pon / Editing: Lot Rossmark / Sound: Marco Vermaas / Music: Tess van der Velde / Cast: Marc Antoine Innocenti, Mickael Danguis Fasolo Filmography: Free Fight (2018), The Summer And All The Rest (2018), Cavello (2016), La Nuit Porte Conseil (2015) Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: email@example.com
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NL.2 In A Lonely Place THU 4 - 22.00 - LUX 4 | FRI 5 - 16.15 - LUX 4
Director: Esther Heerikhuisen animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 4’
Director: Michael Middelkoop fiction / The Netherlands / 2019 / 13’
Director: Daniel Jacoby documentary / The Netherlands / 2019 / 16’
Three wine loving women go for a night out but because of their behavior the night gets out of hand in a most hilarious way.
In a Dutch neighbourhood overrun by gentrification and yuppies, the recently widowed Harry has a hard time adapting. Scrambling to protect his area from losing it’s way of life, Harry spearheads a protest committee. Armed with badges and posters he tries to end the modern advancement. When even his drinking pals cave in to a relocation bonus, they urge Harry to stop wasting life living in the past.
Christian, a young man from the city, is an outsider in his new home in Cocachimba, a poor village in the Peruvian jungle. Sitting on a rock, Christian is philosophizing his new situation. He remembers how he was visited in the middle of the night by a mythical ‘devil’. Fragments of colourful cubist paintings overlap shots of nature in a flowing movement.
Production. Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing: Esther Heerikhuisen / Animation: Esther Heerikhuisen, Jeroen Koelewijn / Sound: Max Oostveen, Jason DeGraw, Maartje Lourens, Stijn Gertzen / Music: Max Oostveen, Jason DeGraw, Rogier Harkema / Educational Institution: HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Audiovisual Media Filmography: Wine Wenches (2018) The Art of Story-Telling (Part III): About Time (2017)
Production: Daniel Dow / Screenplay: Michael Middelkoop / Cinematography: Gregg Telussa / Editing: Ruben Labree / Sound: Feike de Wit / Cast: Theo Wesselo, Beppie Melissen, Gijs de Lange
Contact: Esther Heerikhuisen: email@example.com
Filmography: Snor (2019), Vakkenvullers (2018), Netflix & Chill (2017)
Production, Screenplay, Editing: Daniel Jacoby / Cinematography: Nicolás Lama Tami / Distribution: Theus Zwakhals / Music: Liisa Hirsch / Cast: Christian Reynaldo Rengifo Filmography: Nehemias (2019), Mountain Plain Mountain (2018) Contact: Theus Zwakhals: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Daniel Dow: email@example.com
NL.3 After Effects FRI 5 - 20.15 - LUX 4 | SAT 6 - 11.15 - LUX 1
Zelf Director: Sarah Veltmeyer fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 10’
Director: Carolien van Maaswaal documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 30’
Director: Justin Bentvelsen fiction, art film / The Netherlands / 2018 / 16’
On a hot summer’s day two adolescent girls are trapped on a balcony while a group of boys wait for them at the carnival. But as the messages from the boys get hotter and hotter, the balcony turns more and more into a safe haven.
After her mothers death, Carolien started wondering more and more about the concept of autonomy. Making choices seems like a matter of course, your own right to shape your life just the way you want it to be. But how valuable is life when you’re not able to make your own choices?
Production: Maarten van der Ven / Screenplay: Sarah Veltmeyer / Cinematography: Stephan Polman / Editing: Mieneke Kramer / Sound: Arno Willemstein / Music: Hans Nieuwenhuijsen, Arend Bruijn / Cast: Nola Kemper, Richelle Plantinga
Production: Lotte Schmidt, Mathilde Niekamp / Cinemtaography: Christiaan van Leeuwen / Editing: Mischa Lamping / Sound: Marlous van Gulik / Music: Tom Schipper / Educational Institution: Nederlandse Filmacademie, Regie documentaire
Screens occupy the majority of our daily lives, perhaps unconsciously. CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) is becoming more realistic and dominant every day. This increasingly blurs the boundary between reality and the alternative “reality” of the CGI world. This transition is inevitable. What does this development mean for humanity and its perception of reality?
Filmography: Never Forget (2018), Kiem Holijanda (2017), Gotta (2015)
Filmography: Oneself (2018), Mentia (2017) Contact: Lotte Schmidt: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Maarten van der Ven via Venfilm: email@example.com
Production: Julie Millward, Justin Bentvelsen / Screenplay: Justin Bentvelsen / Cinematography: Merel Oenema / Editing: Goos van den Berg / Sound, Music: Timon Persoon / Educational Institution: Hogeschool van de kunsten Utrecht Filmography: Revolution (2018), Backwards (2017), Sun take-out (2017), Mandarijn (2017), Troep (2017) Plastic In Lood (2016), Amount Unknown (2016), Henri Matisse (2016), Bitterzoet (2014), Even Kijken (2014) Contact: Justin Bentvelsen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains
Director: David Verbeek documentary / The Netherlands, China / 2018 / 22’
Director: Dymphie Huijssen animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 4’ / World Premiere
Director: Tess Martin animation, art film / The Netherlands / 2019 / 7’
A new phenomenon of authentic Chinese rap has taken the internet by storm. But behind the unprecedented gains in popularity, there is a struggle for freedom of speech. Rappers are trying to figure out what they still can and cannot do after new censorship is announced.
Everyone will die one day, but everyone feels different about it. ‘Second Floor’ is a non-narrative film about the diverse associations and thoughts people have about death. Inspired by poetry, songs and conversations, it tries to visualize indescribable feelings, start a conversation with the viewer and more importantly leave it open for interpretation.
Spinning drawings guide us along the flow of energy through our planet, and let us ponder our place in the natural cycle.
Production: Jos de Putter / Production Company: Creative Europe Desk NL | DutchCulture / Cinematography, Editing: David Verbeek / Sound: Quincy Vlijtig Filmography: Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains (2018), An Impossibly Small Object (2018), Full Contact (2015), How to Describe a Cloud (2013), Immortelle (2013), Club Zeus (2011), R U There (2010), Shanghai Trance (2008), Melody Z (2007), alt.suicideholiday.net (2005), Beat (2004) Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: email@example.com
Production, Screenplay, Editing, Animation: Dymphie Huijssen / Sound: Eli Rainsberry / Music: Olger Star / Educational Institution: AKV|St. Joost Master Institute Filmography: Second Floor (2018) Contact: Dymphie Huijssen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production, Screenplay, Editing: Tess Martin / Cinematography: Matija Pekic / Sound, Music: Jason Staczek Filmography: Orbit (2018), Ginevra (2017), The Lost Mariner (2014), Mario (2014), They Look Right Through You (2013), Hula Hoop (2012), The Whale Story (2012) Contact: Vanja Andrijevic via Bonobostudio: email@example.com
NL.4 The Connection FRI 5 - 22.15 - LUX 4 | SAT 6 - 17.00 - LUX 3
The Walking Fish
At Midnight Plays a Dance-Tune
Kraaiennest Director: Thessa Meijer fiction / The Netherlands, Japan / 2018 / 19’ / World Premiere An ambitious amphibian sea-creature wants to venture into the human world. Her dream to evolve into the perfect individual is so strong that she overcomes the physical boundaries of her fish-body and transforms into a human being. But even as a young woman she remains restless. Will she ever be content? Production: Christine Anderton, Gijs Kerbosch / Production Company: Halal / Production Designer: Sanne Schat / Screenplay: Thessa Meijer / Cinematography: Myrthe Mosterman / Editing: Mieneke Kramer / Animation: Hummingbird Music / Sound: Vincent Sinceretti, Taco Drijfhout / Music: Hummingbird Music / Cast: Mado Karasumori, Koume Hiwatari, Shogo Amo Filmography: The Walking Fish (2018), The Day My House Fell (2017), Mind Dear (2017), Erkhii Mergen, or Why the Marmot Doesn’t Have A Thumb (2015), Where Clouds Meet (2013)
Director: Flynn von Kleist fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 13’
Director: Roy Seerden documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 30’
Joey (13) returns home to live with his mother, Daphne, after she has won a long legal battle to regain custody over him and his brother Ricardo (8). On the day of their reunion Daphne takes her sons to a bowling alley to celebrate, until their resolve to restore the balance of their relationship is tested by an unexpected crisis.
When the Dutch filmmaker Roy Seerden’s mother dies, there’s no holding him back. Sex, drugs, roaming through the night: his life transforms into a bundle of energy, grief and detachment. At the same time, he can’t help thinking of Antoine, the strange neighbor from his youth. Without putting it into words, Seerden draws an obvious parallel between Antoine and himself.
Production: Guusje van Deuren, Rianne Poodt / Screenplay: Jeroen Scholten van Aschat / Cinematography: Tim Kerbosch / Editing: Fatih Tura / Sound: Regard Ibrahim / Music: Terence Dunn / Cast: Yfendo van Praag. Romana Vrede Filmography: Kraaiennest (2018), Leeg (2014), Vloeibaar Staal (2013) Contact: Bettie Warnier: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Charlene Vos, Felix Voogt / Production Designer: Julia van Emmerik / Cinematography: Eva Heinsbroek, Casper van Oort / Editing: Tobias Cornelissen / Sound: Kristian Knoop, Sam van Eenbergen / Music: Moritz Gabe / Educational Institution: Nederlandse Filmacademie, Regie documentaire Filmography: At Midnight Plays A Dance-Tune (2018), Weinig van elkaar (2018), Grass, Ice, Asphalt (2017) Contact: Roy Seerden: email@example.com
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A Double Life
Yulia & Juliet
Director: Joren Molter fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 9’
Director: Marieke Blaauw, Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 3’
Director: Zara Dwinger fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 12’
When Ella visits a museum with her daughter and the child of a colleague, she suddenly becomes aware of a hidden side of herself.
A deliciously dark comedy about a husband and wife whose different ideas of gender conformity lead to an unexpected confrontation. A short film from the animation trio who brought you the Oscar nominated short ‘A Single Life’.
In this contemporary love story, based on the classic tragedy of Shakespeare, two teenage girls find love and each other in a juvenile detention centre. When one of them is released, they try to find a solution to be together, with tragic consequences...
Production, Screenplay, Editing, Animation, Music: Studio Job, Joris & Marieke / Sound: Jeroen Nadorp, Studio Job, Joris & Marieke
Production: Erik Glijnis, Leontine Petit / Production Designer: Tim Balk / Screenplay: Jolein Laarman / Cinematography: Douwe Hennink / Editing: Fatih Tura / Sound: Tijn Hazen, Olivier Pattinama / Music: Ella van der Woude / Cast: Sara Luna Zoric, Dylan Jongejans
Production: Floor Onrust / Screenplay: Britt Snel / Cinematography: Tijn Sikken / Editing: Maarten Ernest / Sound: Daimo da Costa, Fabian Ort / Music: Hans Nieuwenhuijsen / Cast: Sophie van Winden, Gigi ter Voert, Zoë Kort Filmography: Dost (2018), Kind (2018), Iedereen is gelukkig in Kropsdam (2017) Contact: Daniel Butterworth: email@example.com
Filmography: A Double Life (2018), Passing By (2018), Heads Together (2016), (Otto) (2015), Robotics – Fedde Le Grand and Jewelz & Sparks (2015), Bon Voyage! Blaudzun (2014) A Single Life (2014), The Daily Drumbeat - Happy Camper (2014) Contact: Ursula van den Heuvel via KLIK! Distribution Service: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Yulia&Juliet (2018), SIRENE(2017) Contact: Hidde de Vries: email@example.com
Expanded Cinema This 11th edition of Go Short, we continue the program line Expanded Cinema that we started last year as a concept for the focus program on Virtual Reality. We are rooting this program line even further into the structure of the festival by setting up two brand-new competition programs that form its core: one for 360-VR films and one for music videos. Through these and other programs, Expanded Cinema explores the boundaries of short film within the context of the festival, to present and question exciting ways of experiencing film. Go Short feels the need and responsibility to stay on top of the emerging shapes and forms that short film can be. Driven by technological innovation and always changing spectator behaviour, the definition of film is being tested and remodelled continuously. We position Expanded Cinema within the core of the festival with the intention to keep it this way for years to come. We strongly believe in the power and potential of these new competition programs and want to contribute in further developing them in the future. Whatever direction they might take. 66
Today, years after the demise of music television, music videos are thriving on the web. They manage to reach a massive audience but are at the same time sentenced to the small screens of smartphones and laptops. Quite a shame, especially for those cinematic gems that would prosper in the movie theatre on a big screen and with great sound. Thatâ€™s why we present a selection of the best music videos in a national and an international competition program at Go Short. We do this with a focus on the visual aspect and with respect to the filmmaker as the artistic drive behind the productions. Next to the program as a showcase, it also functions as a meeting place for this niche industry, which is unique in The Netherlands.
The 360-VR competition presents 12 VR-films of the past year. VR has had a stormy and promising rise, starting only a few years ago. Now the dust of the early days has settled, some shapes and structures are becoming clearer. The question arises if it was just a gimmick that will reach its expiration date soon, or that it is proving to be an artistic storytelling medium on the verge of becoming of age? Many aspects are at play to determine which is true. So far, thereâ€™s a constant stream of well-crafted and inspiring 360-films within the realm of VR to choose from. This competition program shows a selection of the best cinematic works that manage to play with conventions and that prove to be worthy to be regarded as a distinctive form of short film on itself.
Music Video Jury
Jessica Manstetten (DE)
Sarah Veltmeyer (NL)
Jessica Manstetten is head of the Music Video programs of the Short Film Festival Oberhausen and part of the selection committee of the International Women Film Festival Dortmund / Cologne. She curated programs for film festivals and institutions and is a guest lecturer at the University Paderborn and Bochum. Manstetten is co-editor of "After Youtube. Conversations, Portraits and Texts about the Music Video after the Internet" (2018).
Sarah Veltmeyer is a director and screenwriter from Amsterdam. As an autodidact she made her first short film ‘Gotta’ in 2015. The following year, the Netherlands Film Fund provided her with a financial contribution to realize her second short film, ‘Kiem Holijanda’. This film is set in Kosovo and made with a partially local crew. The film went on to win the Crystal Bear for Best Short film at Berlinale Generation and screened at many prestigious festivals. Sarah's new short film ‘Never Forget’ is part of the Dutch Competition.
Music Video Competition: International FRI 5 - 18.15 - LUX 3
Jonathan Alric, Guillaume Alric / fiction / France / 2018 / 4'
Charlotte Abramow / art film / Belgium / 2018 / 5'
Street Fighter Mas
Me and Michael
Ag Rojas / fiction / United States / 2018 / 7'
Joey Frank, Randy Lee Maitland / fiction / United States / 2018 / 7'
Rapin* Me and Michael
Gustaf HoltenĂ¤s / animation / Sweden / 2018 / 4'
Oh Baby Rian Johnson / fiction / United States / 2018 / 6'
7 Days Pa'lante
Levan Goroziia, Murad Nogmov / fiction / Russia / 2018 / 10'
Heavy Metal Filip Nilsson / art film / United Kingdom / 2018 / 5'
Godmother Daniel Costa Neves / art film / Portugal / 2018 / 3' 7 Days 68
Pa'lante Kristian Mercado Figueroa, Doug Klinger / fiction / United States / 2018 / 9'
Limerence Oliver Pietsch / art film / Germany / 2018 / 6'
Music Video Competition: Dutch FRI 5 - 20.30 - LUX 3
Happiest Man (at Your Funeral)
Michiel ten Horn / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 5'
Teemong / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 6'
Dazed by the Desert Femke Huurdeman / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 5'
Kitty Kitty Wouter Stoter / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 6'
Houten Pak Paul Geusebroek / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 4'
Houthakker Rutger van Leeuwen / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 6'
Shahmaran Emmanuel Adjei / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 7'
Gardens of Light Aisha Madu, Olf de Bruin / animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 5'
Happiest Man (at Your Funeral)
Pynk Emma Westenberg / art film / United Kingdom, The Netherlands / 2018 / 5'
Like a Bird Teddy Cherim / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 5'
Gardens of Light
Glasbak Lernert & Sander / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 3'
Wake Up Emil Pabon / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 5' Pynk
VR.1 Holding On WED 3 - 20.30 | THU 4 - 16.45 | FRI 5 - 17.30 / 21.15 | SAT 6 - 14.45 / 18.30 | SUN 7 - 13.00 / 18.00 | STUDIO LUX
The Real Thing
Director: Lucy Greenwell animation / Denmark, United Kingdom / 2018 / 9’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Brad Lichtenstein, Jeff Fitzsimmons, Rex Miller documentary / United States / 2018 / 8’ / International Premiere
‘Songbird’: a virtual moment of extinction.You will be transported to the island of Kauai in1984 and into a painted replica of a lush cloud forest filled with colourful birds. Here, you are invited to search for the last known �ō�ō, an iconic black bird with yellow leg feathers and a beautiful song, a bird whose existence has been threatened to the point of extinction.
Fifty years before Colin Kaepernick, in 1968, there was Arthur Ashe. He was an athlete who parlayed his fame as the first black man to win the US Open tennis championship into a lifetime devoted to fighting injustice.
Archi-Vrai Director: Benoit Felici, Mathias Chelebourg documentary / France / 2018 / 16’ The Real Thing is a VR journey into a copy of our world, exploring real-life stories inside China’s replicas of Paris, Venice and London. Production: Benjamin Landsberger / Production Company: Artline, ARTE France, V Group / Screenplay: Benoit Felici / Cinematography: Julien Malichier / Editing: Michel Blustein / Sales: Diversion cinema / Sound: Michele Tarantola / Music: Pablo Pico / Other: Guillaume Malichier Filmography: The Real Thing (2018), Premier Vote (2017, Grèce, une vie sans voix (2013), Unfinished Italy (2010) Contact: Agata Di Tommaso via Diversion cinema: distribution@diversioncinema
Production: Anetta Jones / Animation: Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot Filmography: Nothing happens (2017), How long not long (2016), Black tape (2014), Hollow land (2013) Contact: Uri Kranot: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Madeline Power, Beth Hubbard / Production Company: Custom Reality Services / Cinematography: Eve M. Cohen / Animation: Lumen Animae / Editing: Daniela Cortés / Sound: Josh Evert / Music: Vernon Reid / Cast: Chris Eubanks Filmography: Dr. Smith’s African American Museum (2018), Ashe ‘68 (2018, There Are Jews Here (2016), Across the Line (2016), Penelope (2014), As Goes Janesville (2012), A King in Milwaukee (2009), Caught in the Crossfire (2002), Ghosts of Attica (2001), Andre’s LIves (1998) Contact: Chelsea Merrow: email@example.com
VR.2 The Searchers WED 3 - 22.00 | THU 4 - 19.15 | FRI 5 - 16.16 / 22.30 | SAT 6 - 11.00 / 17.15 / 21.00 | SUN 7 - 14.15 | STUDIO LUX
Meeting A Monster
4 Feet: Blind Date Metro Veinte: Cita Ciega
Director: Kela van der Deijl, Līva Sadovska, Mischa Penders animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 9’ / World Premiere
Director: Gabriela Arp documentary / United States / 2018 / 9’
Director: María Belén Poncio fiction / Argentina / 2018 / 19’
Your society has nowhere to go but up due to the rising water. But first, you must go on a dangerous deep sea exploration to recover what has long been lost in order to secure the survival of your community. Sometimes when everything is dark and painful, you’re heading in the right direction.
Through audio recordings and re-enactments, former white supremacist Angela King relives the memories of, and motivations behind, the eight years she spent inside the white power movement—and the path she took to get out. While the monsters of Angela’s past define the years she spent mired in hate, she finds redemption only after acknowledging the ultimate monster: herself.
Juana, an 18-year-old girl in a wheelchair, is anxious to explore her sexuality. She’s going on a blind date with guy she found on social media. She didn’t tell him about her disability. Overcoming fears and an inaccessible city, they meet. Together they discover what their bodies feel.
Production: Kela van der Deijl / Cast: Guus van der Putten, Tijmen Raasveld, Maya Bloem Filmography: Still There? (2018) Contact: Kela van der Deijl: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Amy Seidenwurm, Gabriela Arp / Production Company: Rabbit Raccoon / Screenplay: Gabriela Arp / Cinematography: Matthew Addington, Marcelo Quarantotto, Gabriela Arp / Editing: Jason Drakeford, Gabriela Arp / Sound: Chris VanBrackle, One Thousand Birds / Music: Anthony Aparo / Cast: Angela King, Jerry Edwards, Diana Mitchell
Production: Ezequiel Lenardón / Screenplay: María Belén Poncio, Ezequiel Lenardón, Elisa Gagliano, Rosario Perazolo Masjoan, Agustin Peralta Pando / Cinematography: Marcos Rostagno / Animation: Martin Lopez Funes / Editing: María Belén Poncio, Damián Turkieh, Guido Bertisch / Sound: Ariel Litvinov / Music: Santiago Beltramo, Flor Lucena / Cast: Delfina Díaz Gavier, Cristobal Lopez Baena, Candelaria Tapia Filmography: Metro Veinte: Cita Ciega (2018)
Filmography: Meeting A Monster (2018), Traces (2018) Contact: Amy Seidenwurm: email@example.com
Contact: Agence Belge du Court Métrage: firstname.lastname@example.org
VR.3 Step Inside THU 4 - 15.30 / 20.30 | FRI 5 - 15.00 / 18.45 | SAT 6 - 13.30 / 19.45 | SUN 7 - 15.30 | STUDIO LUX
The Isle of the dead
L’Ile des morts Director: Christian Zipfel documentary / Germany / 2018 / 24’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Benjamin Nuel documentary / France / 2018 / 8’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Alyssia Frankland, Kenneth Henderson animation / United Kingdom / 2017 / 7’
Ever since sedentism, mankind has been creating closed and strictly regulated rooms. They facilitate the satisfaction of human drives and therefore provide a basis for our culture.
‘Isle of the Dead’ is a timeless journey guided by Charon, ferryman of the Underworld, starting from an everyday apartment towards our final destination.
Modern society is obsessed with social media. Online platforms provide us with a constant unwanted stream of other people’s opinions. What happens when it all gets too much? Cabaret superstars Bourgeois & Maurice offer us a solution in this comedy VR music video.
Production: Niklas Burghardt / Production Company: Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, direction / Screenplay: Christian Zipfel / Cinematography: Jana Pape / Editing: Evgeny Kalachikhin / Distribution: Cristina Marx / Sound: Olga Molchanova Reed, Ludwig Müller / Narration: Sharon Ryba-Kahn / Music: Christian Dellacher / Educational Institution: Filmuniversity Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Animation
Production: Oriane Hurard / Production Company: Les Produits Frais ARTE France / Production Designer: Hugo Arcier / Screenplay: Benjamin Nuel, Clémence Madeleine Perdrillat / Animation: Robin Maulet / Sound: Xavier Thibault / Music: Sergueï Rachmaninov Filmography: The Isle of the dead (2018), Héritage (2017), To Silicon Valley (2016), Les Éclaireurs (2014) Contact: Oriane Hurard: email@example.com
Filmography: ROOMS (2018), A Place In The Sun (2018), The Bleak Farm (2016), Magadan - City built on bones (2016) Contact: Christian Zipfel: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Kenneth Henderson / Production Company: Breaking Fourth / Sound, Music, Cast: Liv Morris, George Heyworth Filmography: Opinions (2017) Contact: Alyssia Frankland: email@example.com
VR.4 Body Language THU 4 - 18.00 / 21.45 | FRI 5 - 13.45 / 20.00 | SAT 6 - 12.15 / 16.00 / 22.15 | SUN 7 - 16.45 | STUDIO LUX
Accused no. 2: Walter Sisulu
Half Life VR
A Bar At the Folies Bergère Un Bar Aux Folies Bergère
Director: Nicolas Champeaux, Gilles Porte documentary / France / 2018 / 14’
Director: Robert Connor, Robert Jonsson fiction, art film / Sweden / 2018 / 12’
Director: Gabrielle Lissot documentary / France / 2018 / 6’ / Dutch Premiere
In the Rivonia Trial of 1963 and 1964 in South Africa, 10 ANC anti-apartheid activists stood trial, among them Nelson Mandela. This trial triggered a process that would lead to the abolition of apartheid. Based on the archive of audio recordings of the trial, the filmmakers made ‘The State Against Mandela and the Others’ and this VR experience, which takes you into the courtroom to hear the testimony of ANC activist Walter Sisulu.
Half Life VR is a Virtual Reality short film capturing the immersive spirit of choreographer Sharon Eyal’s dance work Half Life performed by the Royal Swedish Ballet. It’s a legend. A sharp projection of language, movements and formulas of the soul. It’s a marble arrow being fired at a shivering audience from the end of a corridor. This creation is monotonous with an angle. “It can be good friends under your feet and bad people in your hands”.
A Bar At The Folies-Bergère VR is a four-act immersion into Manet’s famous painting. Alternately from the point of view of the painter, his model Suzon, the client observing her and a visitor at the Courtauld Gallery, where the masterwork is currently exposed. All these perspectives allowing a trip into the wildly-excited atmosphere of the Folies Bergère at the end of the 19th Century.
Production: Jérémy Pouilloux, Alexandre Hallier / Production Company: La Générale de Production / Screenplay: Gilles Porte, Nicolas Champeaux / Animation: Oerd van Cuijlenborg / Editing: Oerd van Cuijlenborg, Michaël Bolufer / Music: Aurélien Godderis-Chouzenoux
Production: Sebastian Lönberg, Robert Connor, Robert Jonsson / Production Company: Royal Swedish Opera, Robert & Robert Studios / Screenplay: Gai Behar / Cinematography, Editing: Robert Connor, Robert Jonsson / Sound: Sebastian Lönberg / Music: Ori Lichtik
Production: Igal Kohen / Production Company: IKO / Screenplay, Animation: Gabrielle Lissot / Sound: Ivan Jovanovic, Bruno Porret, Sylvain Pierre
Filmography: Nicolas Champeaux : Accused no.2: Walter Sisulu (2018), Sur les traces de Boko Haram (2015); Gilles Porte: Accused no.2: Walter Sisulu (2018), When the Sea Rises (2004), Dessine-toi (2010), Tantalum (2016)
Filmography: Half Life (2018), Glorious Gloria (2016)
Filmography: Jukai (2015), Tous des Monstres (2010), Cage à Poissons (2009) Contact: Igal Kohen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Robert Jonsson: email@example.com
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Off the Walls FRI MARCH 29 - 22.00
Deep End Film and Go Short once again join hands for an unusual screening. The walls of the city of Nijmegen will transform into mini cinema's for short films. Join this mysterious, dark and original walk through the city and let yourself be surprised by the unique experience. 74
Go Short x RUIS: Spewing Forth Sea Froth OPEN : THU-SUN FROM 12:00 â€“ 17:00 | SAT 12.00 - 17.00 + 20.00 - 23.00 (ONLY DURING THE FESTIVAL)
It is 1915 when thirteen fishermen from the strictly reformed village of Katwijk leave for the sea for a long period. After a few weeks of shore, one of the crew members was overtaken by a religious vision: a message from God that guides him to happiness. The fisherman convinces the rest of the crew on the ship to change course and to sail to Jerusalem. Over time, conflicts between fishermen follow. For some of them, faith turns into madness, others become suspicious. The tensions on the ship are so high that three crew members are killed, the ship is later found rudderless at sea.
In RUIS, Heemskerk shows a video installation in which she investigates these questions in a playful way. RUIS is an artspace for experimental, contemporary art based at the Hertogstraat 119 in Nijmegen. The art of making art â€“ the artist and his or her artistic process are welcomed in RUIS. This translates into exhibitions and events in which contemporary tendencies are central and art & experiment meet.
Sandra Heemskerk (1989) was born in Katwijk. The above, true story gave rise to a series of works. In an associative way, Heemskerk makes drawings, wall paintings and video installations in which they bring together the themes of the fishermen's story as well as autobiographical aspects. The fishermen embody the desire for the ultimate, the truth, a deity and happiness. But during this search, insanity is inevitably lurking. With her installation, Heemskerk explores the boundary between religion and mania. How do we relate to reality? And when will it be shaken? 75
Focus Program JACQUELINE LENTZOU BÁLINT KENYERES HUNGARIAN SHORTS HAPPINESS
Focus on Jacqueline Lentzou Jacqueline Lentzou (Athens, 1989) is one of the two main guests at Go Short 2019. As a young filmmaker Jacqueline Lentzou has made quite a name for herself. Her graduation project ‘Thirteen Blue’ (2013) was selected to be on the short list of the Academy Awards. Her second film ‘Fox’ (2016) has won sixteen different awards and was selected to take part in Go Short’s European Competition in 2017. The same year her film ‘HIWA’ (2017) was selected to be in the European Competition as well. This year at Go Short she will give a masterclass to the Campus participants, answer questions during interviews and present her own work, among which her last short film ‘Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year’(2018), that premiered in Cannes. Last October, we spoke to Jacqueline Lentzou about her fascinations, her future and Go Short.
Themes and fascinations Themes that keep coming back in the work of Lentzou are dreams, atypical family constructs and coming-of-age. As a person and as a filmmaker, Lentzou is fascinated by emotions and subtle movements. She constantly ‘studies behaviours’ of the people she sees and looks for the bipolarity in everything. ‘I try to portray this bipolarity in my film, for example the intimacy that can be in loneliness. Everything can change very, very fast, even in the duration of a day. It is really important to remember that nothing is stable and nothing stays the same.’
Busy future The young Greek filmmaker has done a lot since she graduated from the London Film School in 2013 with distinction. Apart from making several prize-winning films, she also took part in Sarajevo and Berlinale Talent-programs and was invited as Artist in Spotlight at Vienna Shorts. What are her dreams for the future?
“It is important for me to be constantly creating things.”
“I try to portray this bipolarity in my film, for example the intimacy that can be in loneliness.” ‘My future plans mainly involve new films and I really hope they get into real life. I finished my draft for my first feature film, I have my crew, my actors and I hope to get started soon. Next to that, I am in the process of writing the script for another feature. I am doing that very instinctively. It is important for me to be constantly creating things. Shorts, features, music video’s. My plan, generally is, to work non-stop. So that is what I am going to do.
The festival As mentioned before, Nijmegen is a familiar place for Jacqueline Lentzou. Her films have been selected several times for the European Competitions. What are her experiences with the festival? She smiles: ‘for me, Go Short has been a very interesting trip back in 2017 to this weird named city called Nijmegen, which I learned to pronounce only a few months ago.’
Luckily for us, Go Short has more to offer than a weirdly named city: ‘It is a very nice and cosy celebration of short film and a place where I catch up with people from other festivals I haven’t met for a very long time. I hope the 2019-edition will be even better.’ We too, Jacqueline!
Jacqueline’s Shorts FRI 5 - 21.00 - LUX 2
Alepou Director: Jacqueline Lentzou fiction / Greece, United Kingdom / 2013 / 18’
Director: Jacqueline Lentzou fiction / Greece / 2016 / 28’
Director: Jacqueline Lentzou fiction, art film / Greece / 2017 / 12’
‘Thirteen Blue’ is an impressionist character study of Ellie, a thirteen years old only-child, who spends time alone indulging into her first existential worries, during a Greek heat wave. In the meantime, her family friend is about to give birth in the water.
On a very hot day in Athens, Stephanos, the eldest brother, is working while his mother is planning a day out. After another intense argument, Stephanos is left alone to take care of his two younger siblings as well as Lucy, the family’s sick dog. The day is spent pleasantly between summery laziness, pizzas, teenage flirt and phone calls that remain unanswered.
In Jay’s dream, Athens’ sun is so weak, you can look straight at it, without getting blind.
Production: Isavella Alopoudi / Production Designer: Evi Bokovou / Cast: Melina Glantzi Contact: Jacqueline Lentzou: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Fenia Cossovitsa / Production Company: Blonde / Screenplay: Jacqueline Lentzou / Editing: Smaro Papaevangelou / Cinematography: Konstantinos Koukoulios / Music: The Boy / Other: Erik Dornblut Contact: Fenia Cossovitsa via Blonde: email@example.com
Production: Jacqueline Lentzou, Vicky Miha / Editing: Smaro Papaevangelou / Sound: Leandros Ntounis Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacqueline's Choice FRI 5 - 19.00 - LUX 2
Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year
H is for House
Director: Jacqueline Lentzou fiction / Greece / 2018 / 25’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Krzysztof Kieślowski documentary / Poland / 1972 / 11’
Director: Peter Greenaway documentary / United Kingdom / 1973 / 9’
New Year’s eve dawns in a moon-kissed car, and Sofia has a dream that she tells no-one: while walking on a desert, she gets to know that she is sick. She pretends she does not care. Has she lost her heart?
Bureaucracy lives on even after somebody’s death, as you can see from the example of an ordinary Warsaw funeral parlour.
An ode to life in the countryside between the cows, appletrees and beautifull lanes. But something seems amiss when H is not only for House...
Production: Waldemar Kowalski / Screenplay: Krzysztof Kieślowski / Cinematography: Witold Stok / Editing: Anna Maria Czołnik
Production, Cinematography, Editing: Peter Greenaway / Distribution: British Film Institute and the National Film and Television School / Cast: Hannah Greenaway, Colin Cantlie, Peter Greenaway
Ektoras Malo: I Teleftea Mera Tis Chronias
Production: Fenia Cossovitsa / Screenplay: Jacqueline Lentzou / Cinematography: Konstantinos Koukoulios / Editing: Dora Masklavanou / Sound: Persephone Miliou / Cast: Sofia Kokkali Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: email@example.com
Filmography: Miedzy Wroclawiem a Zielona Góra (2010), Concert of Requests (2000), Three Colors: Red (1994), Three Colors: White (1994), Three Colors: Blue (1993), Talking Heads (1980), Refrain (1972) Contact: Jolanta Galicka: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Shchukin, Matisse, Dance and Music (2016), Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015), Goltzius and the Pelican Company (2012), The Marriage (2009), A Zed & Two Noughts (1985), Making a Splash (1984), The Falls (1980), A Walk Through H: The Reincarnation of an Ornithologist (1979), 1-100 (1978), Goole by Numbers (1976), Dear Phone (1976), H Is for House (1973), Death of Sentiment (1962), 5 Postcards from Capital Cities (1967) Contact: British Film Institute and the National Film and Television School: email@example.com
Saute Ma Ville
Walden - Reel 4
Director: Chantal Akerman fiction, art film / Belgium / 1968 / 13’
Director: Derek May animation / Canada / 1966 / 7’
Director: Jonas Mekas documentary / United States / 1969 / 24’
Suburbs of Brussels: a young lady in her apartment’s kitchen mops the floors, polishes her shoes, dances, cooks, drinks wine, then she duct-tapes the door, opens the gas and blows everything up – humming all along.
This is a film about a young man, a girl and a dog, in which the visuals are overexposed or, more technically, given a high contrast. The girl tries to fly with wings more symbolic than practical; the young man and the dog make similar attempts. Music by poet Leonard Cohen, played by The Stormy Clovers.
This short film is part of Jonas Mekas’ first completed diary film ‘Walden’. It is an epic portrait of the New York avant-garde art scene of the 60s and a groundbreaking work of personal cinema.
Cinematography: René Fruchter / Editing: Geneviève Luciani / Cast: Chantal Akerman No Home Movie (2015), La folie Almayer (2011), Women from Antwerp in November (2008), Là-bas (2006), La captive (2000), Un divan à New York (1996), Trois strophes sur le nom de Sacher (1989), La paresse (1986), Le marteau (1986), Mallet-Stevens (1986), J’ai faim, j’ai froid (1984), New York, New York bis (1984), Le 15/8 (1975), Hanging Out Yonkers (1973), La chambre (1972), L’enfant aimé ou je joue à être une femme mariée (1971), Saute Ma Ville (1968) Contact: Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique : firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Guy Glover / Screenplay: Derek May / Cinematography: Martin Duckworth / Distribution: Dominique Dussault / Sound: Ron Alexander / Music: Leonard Cohen Filmography: Krzysztof Wodiczko: Projections (1991), The Boulevard of Broken Dreams (1987), Do the Crawl (1985), Other Tongues (1984), Off the Wall (1981), Mother Tongue (1979), Pictures from the 1930’s (1977), Sananguagat: Inuit Masterworks (1974), Pandora (1971), A Film for Max (1970), McBus (1969), Niagara Falls (1967), Angel (1966) Contact: Dominique Dussault: email@example.com
Production: Jonas Mekas / Cinematography, Editing: Jonas Mekas / Distribution: Pip Chodorov Filmography: Reminiszenzen aus Deutschland (2013), WTC Haikus (2010), 42 One Dream Rush (2010), Day Nine (2007), Williamsburg, Brooklyn (2003), Happy Birthday to John (1997), Self Portrait (1990), Diaries Notes and Sketches (1969), Salvador Dali at Work (1964), Film Magazine of the Arts (1963) Contact: Pip Chodorov: firstname.lastname@example.org
Focus on Bálint Kenyeres We are very happy to welcome Bálint as one of our two main guests at Go Short 2019. Bálint Kenyeres (1976, Budapest) is a writer and director, who made several laurelled shorts and the well received feauture film called ‘Hier’.
Background, filmography and awards Kenyeres studied philosophy, film history and film theory. He eventually graduated in 2006 as a director at the Budapest Film and Theatre Academy. Before this graduation, Balint had already made a few shorts. The first one, 'Closing Time' (‘Zárás’, 1999) had it’s premiere at the competition of Venice Film Festival. His short film ‘Before Dawn’ from 2005 made it to the competition of Cannes. It also got awarded with the Best European Short Prix UIP during the European Film Awards of 2006 and won the Jury Prize at Sundance. A few years later, in 2009, Kenyeres made ‘The History of Aviation’ 84
which was shot on 35mm and takes the public to Normandy in 1905 to a picnic party of a middle class group. ‘The History of Aviation’ was shown in Directors’ Fortnight.
Feature film After making several succesful shorts, Bálint made his first feature film ‘Hier’ ('Tegnap'/'Yesterday'). ‘Hier’ was shot on 16mm film in a North African setting and it recreates the visual atmosphere of movies from the nineties. In ‘Hier’, we see the boss of a construction agency trying to solve problems with an expensive project, but he gets confronted with memories from his past.
Mysterious sphere Since Kenyeres started his filmmaking career with the green colored film 'Closing Time', which takes place in a pub late at night, there is a mysterious sphere and often a big suspence. As a viewer, you sense this clearly in the twelve minutes during film ’Before Dawn’.
This fiction film was filmed in one shot, without cuts. Special about this film, is the way you engage with the characters, without actually seeing or getting to know them from a close point of view.
from Tibor Hajas and ‘Homage to Old Ladies’ (Tisztelet az öregasszonyoknak) from Zoltán Huszárik
During Go Short 2019, Bálint Kenyeres will be interviewed after the screening of his retrospective and give a masterclass to this year's Campus participants. He also got a carte blanche to present films that inspire him in his work and life, among which are the films ‘Self Fashion Show’ (Öndivatbemutató) 85
Bálint’s Shorts and Choice SAT 6 - 21.00 - LUX 2
The History of Aviation A Repülés Története
Director: Bálint Kenyeres fiction / Hungary / 1999 / 13’
Director: Bálint Kenyeres fiction / Hungary / 2005 / 13’
Director: Bálint Kenyeres fiction / Hungary. France / 2009 / 15’
A bar before closing time. A chess game after the determinative step.
At dawn, the refugees are barely discernable against the outline of the waving corn. The morning silence is broken by the sound of a clattering lorry. As the lorry comes to a halt, the abandoned fields turn out to be crawling with small silhouettes jumping into the lorry as a mass. Their dream seems within reach. The award-winning film ‘Before Dawn’ depicts the despair of the large number of refugees that still exist in a country like Hungary, despite its entry into the EU in 2004.
Normandy, 1905. The picnic is finished. A group of middle-class people in their Sunday best, get ready to go home. There is one last photo to be taken, but somebody is missing.
Production: András Muhi / Cinematography: Mátyas Edély / Script: Bálint Kenyeres / Set Decorator: Márton Ágh / Editing: Peter Politzer / Sound: Tamás Zányi / Cast: Sándor Badár, János Kalmár, Lajos Kovàcs
Contact: Magyar Filmunio: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Production Design: Gábor Pataki / Cinematography: István Szaladják / Editing: Péter Politzer / Cast: István Ankhelyi, Ferenc Berkó, Ernõ Helyi, Sándor Schiffer Contact: Magyar Filmunio: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Magyar Filmunio: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Emmanuel Agneray, Tamás Beregi, Bálint Kenyeres / Screenplay: Tamás Beregi, Bálint Kenyeres / Editing: Péter Politzer / Cinematography: Mátyás Erdély / Distribution: Márta Bényei / Sound: Florent Klockenbring
Self Fashion Show
Homage to Old Ladies
Tisztelet az öregasszonyoknak
Director: Tibor Hajas documentary / Hungary / 1976 / 15’
Director: Zoltán Huszárik documentary / Hungary / 1971 / 12’
‘Self Fashion Show’ takes as its subject a busy Budapest street and especially the passersby on it. Hajas asks them to stand in front of the camera and pose in front of it silently. The film focusses on the apparent discomfort of being filmed in public and questions the truthfullness of filmic image.
A short documentary depicting the daily lives of old country widows.
Production: János Bódis / Cinematography: János Vetö, Gábor Dobos / Editing: Gábor Bódy / Sound: Béla Prohászka
Filmography: Csontváry (1980), As You Like It (1977), Törvényt teremtö mesterek(1974), Homage to Old Ladies (1971), Sinbad (1971), Capriccio (1970), Amerigo Tot (1970), A dolgok eredete (1968), Hegyi kiképzés (1968), Heten a hegy ellen (1968), Ugye te is akarod? (1968), Egy mentöorvos naplójából (1967), Maszkot akarok (1967), Elégia (1965), Groteszk (1963), Játék (1959)
Filmography: Self Fashion Show (1976) Contact: Hungarian National Film Fund: nagy.tamara@ filmarchiv.hu
Production: Irén Kun / Screenplay: Zoltán Huszárik / Cinematography: Péter Jankura / Editing: Ferencné Széchényi / Sound: Istvan Sipos / Music: Zoltán Jeney
Contact: Hungarian National Film Fund: email@example.com
Focus on Hungarian Short Film After nothing short of a crisis in Hungarian cinema at the beginning of this decade, their national film industry is now flourishing more than ever. Hungarian films not only manage to lure large audience numbers into the seats of domestic cinemas, they also get international recognition on major festivals. Films like ‘Son of Saul’ and ‘On Body and Soul’ were very well received by critics worldwide. One of the biggest successes in short film was also established recently when the heart-warming children's drama ‘Sing’ won the Oscar in 2017. These success stories are inspiring a new generation of filmmakers in Hungary to rise. With this focus program we zoom in on these talents that will define the future of Hungarian cinema, but also look at Hungary’s rich cinema history.
Hungary in Recent Days Socio-political issues as the refugee crisis are affecting countries worldwide. Hungary too, has been confronted with refugees from 88
African and Middle-Eastern countries. At the same time, many Hungarian are emigrating to countries with better working conditions. Short films are known to be quick in reflecting on current affairs and multiple Hungarian shorts have been handling these topics in recent years. ‘Collapsed Lung’ by Ambrus Fatér is one of those films, about a middleaged doctor who is faced with a sick old refugee. It is shown in the Fresh Meat program, curated in collaboration with Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival. Another film in this program is ‘Last Call’, the winner of Friss Hús 2018, by Hajni Kis. A film about an older woman preparing to move out of Hungary to live with her daughter abroad.
Bold and Brave Animations The short animation films of Réka Bucsi have been screened and awarded on festivals all over the world. Her work and success are indicative for the lively and exciting animation industry of Hungary. The program New Hungarian Animations is dedicated to the
distinctive works of young and talented animation filmmakers and is curated in partnership with Kecskemét Animation Film Festival. The six films in this program include Réka’s ‘Solar Walk’, which screened at Go Short last year and ‘The Noise of Licking’ by Nadja Andrasev, which was part of the Student Competition at Go Short 2017. We are glad to see that, including these two shorts, no less than seven of the ten films in these first two programs are made by female directors.
Past Generations To value Hungarian cinema, it is also important to look back at how past generations in different era’s used film to visualise their world. In collaboration with the Hungarian National Film Archive a program on avant-garde short film of the 70’s is being presented. This compilation of highly artistic works, produced by the Balázs Béla Stúdió’s, will be introduced by Pál Czirják of the Hungarian National Film Archive and the films are all screened on 35mm print. To see more Hungarian films, also check out the program on the special guest of Go Short 2019 Balint Kenyeres. He will present a selection of his own shorts and a few films that inspired his filmmaking career.
Fresh Meat THU 4 - 19.30 - LUX 2 | SUN 7 - 17.15 - LUX 3
The Last Day of the Empire
A Birodalom Utolsó Napja
Director: Hajni Kis fiction / Hungary / 2018 / 27’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Anna Rubi, Júlia Halász fiction / Hungary / 2017 / 13’
Director: Ambrus Fatér fiction / Hungary / 2017 / 27’
Anikó, 61, is about to leave Hungary to move in with her daughter’s family in the UK. This is her final day before departing from everything she used to have.
The empire collapses in a blink of an eye. The oppression disappears, together with the rules that were giving safety. Everything is unstable, but in turn also possible. The film condenses episodes of a fictitious regime change when, for an exceptional moment, the protagonist is not the history, but the ordinary people and their clumsy acts of self liberation.
András is a doctor in his late 50s. His detailed, lonely life has turned upside down with the arrival of an old Syrian refugee. Without understanding each other’s languages, an unlikely friendship starts.
Production: Gábor Osváth, Miklós Bosnyák / Production Company: Cinema-Film / Editing: Vanda Gorácz / Screenplay: Hajni Kis, Fanni Szántó / Sound: András Pongor / Cast: Csilla Berencsi-Eke, Tamás Ördög, Ferenc Kozáry, Kati Zsurzs / Other: University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest Filmography: Last Call (2018), Beautiful Figure (2016), 2nd Floor (2015) Contact: Gábor Osváth: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Production: Gábor Sipos, Gábor Rajna, Andrea Kuczkó, Lajos Tóth / Screenplay: Anna Rubi, Julia Halasz / Cinematography: Péter Böszörményi, Krisztián Tajti / Editing: Anna Rubi, Julia Halasz / Sound: Tamás Bohács, Péter Terner / Cast: Monika Tuza, Attila Kalmar Filmography: Anna Rubi: The Last Day of the Empire (2017), Mag (2012) Júlia Halász: The Last Day of the Empire (2017), Búék (2014)
Production: Gábor Osváth, Gábor Garami, Miklós Bosnyák / Screenplay: Dániel Daoud / Cinematography: Dániel Kóródi / Editing: Mariann Rudas, Vanda Gorácz / Music: Dávid Konsiczky / Cast: Kata Wéber, Ahram Fahran, Lajos Ottó Horváth Filmography: Légmell (2017), Csajok (2016), Szebb jövőt! (2015) Contact: Gábor Osváth: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Contat: Anna Rubi: firstname.lastname@example.org
End of Puberty A Kamaszkor Vége Director: Fanni Szilágyi fiction / Hungary / 2015 / 13’ Two teenage sisters, non-identical twins, meet a boy on a beautiful summer day at the lake, and the encounter acquaints them with sexuality, jealousy, and a very real anger. Their divergent responses contain a threat to their unity — and may mean the end of their adolescence. Production: Miklós Bosnyák / Screenplay: Fanni Szilágyi / Cinematography: Kristóf Becsey, Nándor Gulyás Filmography: Her Dangerous Feet (2017), Age of Aquarius (2017), White Wolf (2015), End of Puberty (2015), Lili (2012) Contact: Fanni Szilágy: email@example.com
New Animations THU 4 - 16.00 - LUX 4 | SAT 6 - 13.15 - LUX 4
Director: Milán Kopasz animation / Hungary / 2015 / 10’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Reka Bucsi animation / Denmark / 2018 / 21’
Director: Judit Wunder animation / Hungary / 2016 / 11’
A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light cannot get out. Also on earth there are places and situations with strange attraction. Some back off, some step closer to observation.
‘Solar Walk’ shows the journey of individuals and their creations through time and space. Any meaning of action is only existent from the perspective of the individual, but never mandatory when looking at it from the perspective of a solar system. It’s about the melancholy of accepting chaos as beautiful and cosmic. Passion for creation is projected through the unique and playful texture of the animation craft itself.
A woman living in complete solitude tries hard to find love by meeting a shadow creature that looks like a cat. Meanwhile new bonds evolve as she gives birth to three kittens. Suddenly the creature disappears and she stays between the happiness of motherhood and suspense of her lover.
Production: József Fülöp / Production Company: MOME / Screenplay: Milán Kopasz / Cinematography: Balázs Varju Tóth / Editing: Judit Czakó / Sound: Péter Benjámin Lukács / Music: Csaba Kalotás / Cast: Balázs Rónyai, Vivien Sárkány, Balázs Varju Tóth / Educational Institution: Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, MOME Animation Filmography: Stone soup (2016), Beyond (2016), Frustration (2014), Bengal (2013), Bassement (2012), Zséman (2011), Polyhedron Blues (2011), No smokin’ (2010), Feroce (2010) Contact: Milán Kopasz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production Company: The Animation Workshop / Screenplay: Reka Bucsi / Animation: Pernille Kjaer, Cyrille Chauvin, Jason Reicher, Nicole Stafford / Sound: Péter Benjámin Lukács / Music: Mads Vadsholt / Other: Zsófi Herczeg
Production: József Fülöp / Animation: Attila Bertóti / Editing: Judit Czakó / Sound: Tamás Beke / Music: Gergely Balázs, Gergely Buttinger / Other: Ferenc Mikulas Filmography: Bond (2016), A Mágnás Elza Rejtély (2015), Mindenki (2015), Provincia (2014), Fény És Árnyék (2012) Contact: Ferenc Mikulas: email@example.com
Filmography: Solar Walk (2017), Don’t Know Where We Going (2016), LOVE (2016), Symphony no. 42 (2014) Contact: Zsófi Herczeg: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Noise of Licking
A Nyalintás Nesze
Mermaids and Rhinos Sellők és Rinocéroszok
Director: David Dell’edera animation / Hungary / 2015 / 7’
Director: Nadja Andrasev animation / Hungary / 2016 / 10’
Director: Viktória Traub animation / Hungary / 2017 / 16’ / Dutch Premiere
Everyone does what they want to do. The people in this film are not sure what they want to do yet.
Animated short about a voyeur cat, a woman with an excessive love for plants, and a peculiar visitor in a fur hat.
Production: Zoltán Hidvégi, Csornay Péter, Éva M. Tóth, Miklós Kázmér, Umbrella Studio / Editing: David Dell’edera, Brigitta Bacskai / Animation: Gergely Burján, Virág Kiss, Zsófi Terjék, David Dell’edera / Sound: Tamás Zányi / Music: Eszter Kovács / Educational Institution: Budapest Metropolitan University
Production: József Fülöp / Screenplay: Nadja Andrasev, Ádám Bodor / Animation: Zoltán Koska, Zsuzsanna Kreif, Maja Szakadát, Soma Sebesvári, András Menráth, Zénó Mira, Lili Korcsok / Editing: Judit Czakó / Sound: Péter Benjámin Lukács / Music: Bálint Szabó, Marci Kristóf / Educational Institution: Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, MOME Animation
Eight-year-old Tilda’s memories of her family as surrealistic visions come into life: the circus member ex-mermaid grandmother, the erotically overheated mother and the disappeared father whose broken heart, anger and jealousy manifest as a rhino. The acts of present and the past are in constant metamorphoses and transformation. Production: Diana Spah, Polett Dus / Screenplay: Viktória Traub / Editing: Brigitta Bacskai, Lajos Polecsák / Sound: Zoltán Vadon / Music: Chris Allan Tod
Filmography: Balcony (2015), Altalena (2012) Filmography: The Noise of Licking (2016) Contact: David Dell’edera: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: Mermaids and Rhinos (2017), Iron Egg (2015), Rain (2008)
Contact: Nadja Andrasev: email@example.com Contact: Viktória Traub: firstname.lastname@example.org
Archive Works of Béla Balázs Studio THU 4 - 21.30 - LUX 2
The Béla Balázs Studio was founded in 1959 as a grassroot initiative of young filmmakers engaged in the renewal of Hungarian cinematorgraphy, and became institutionalized in 1961 due to the support from the cultural policy-makers of post-56 consolidation. In the 70s, the BBS, besides young filmmakers graduated from the Hungarian Film Academy, also started to admit “outsiders” in its ranks. Throughout the decade, the Studio was a site of passionate debates animating a progressive workshop atmosphere where experimental, conceptual tendencies competed with documentarist approaches engaged in a social transformation. Breaking with the avantguardist attitude, the BBS in the 80s became a free space of “institutional dissidence” characteristic of the time, and a major workshop of Hungarian video-art that by documenting the process of democratization contributed substantially to the deconstruction of state-socialism in Hungary.
Motion Studies Gábor Bódy / documentary, art film / Hungary / 1980 / 18'
Aldrin Gábor Bódy, László Vidovszky / documentary, art film / Hungary / 1976 / 5'
János Tóth / documentary, art film / Hungary / 1974 / 8'
Relative Swings Maurer Dóra / documentary, art film / Hungary / 1974 / 10'
Round Zoltán Jeney / documentary, art film / Hungary / 1975 / 11'
Pro Patria Sándor Sára / documentary, art film / Hungary / 1970 / 10'
This program is curated by the Hungarian National Film Archive and will be introduced by Pál Czirják,
former researcher at the Béla Balázs Studio.
Zoltán Huszárik / documentary, art film / Hungary / 1965 / 19' Elegy 93
Happiness: A Hopeful Journey to a Euphoric Disaster Happiness is hot. Everybody wants to be happy and as long as you’re happy, everything is okay. Right? The focus on happiness is big these days and sometimes seems to be obsessive. Everything is supposed to be fun, we should be the best version of ourselves and there is little space for failure. For the theme programme Happiness we dive into different questions: does the digital hunt for love create happiness? How do you handle failure? And what are the alternative ways towards happiness? We curated three programmes full of funny, moving and striking films to find an answer to these booming questions.
Love in Times of Tinder The secret to happiness is love. And finding love is easy nowadays, we don’t even have to go outside to meet someone! Though physical distances can easily be bridged with modern dating apps, the emotional distance seems to have gotten bigger. But it’s a lonely feeling when you get the text ‘I enjoyed tonight, let’s 94
stay in touch’, while you know the other is already swiping for the next shot of temporary love. Do we even dare to connect in times of tinder?
People who Fail The secret to happiness is failure. Failure is obviously an important part of learning and reaching whatever goal you figured out for yourself in life. But failure is also inevitable in about everything we do, so we better accept it if we want to be happy. Yeah, if we could only accept it… If we could only accept an embarrassing fall on a crowded street. If we could only accept that we suck at love, freak out sometimes, and will never ever be successful. Someday we’ll laugh about our misery together.
Spiritual Happinez The secret to happiness is written down in those magazines like Happinez and Flow right? All you need to do is yoga, create balance in life, meditate, find some spiritual
enlightenment and become a happy super being. Just be happy, it’s easy. If you have any questions left, contact your local Guru.
If the Kids are Alright The secret to happiness is family. And although being a parent (most of the time) comes with unconditional love, getting trough the day can be a monstrous obstacle run. But at the end of the day, if the kids are alright you are alright. So relax and sit back, and if you are a parent take off that superhero suit, and order a big glass of wine. See how other parents deal with it or gloriously fail trying! Can't find a babysitter? This program is also scheduled on Thursday morning as a baby-friendly screening.
Love in Times of Tinder FRI 5 - 16.15 - LUX 3
A River Through the Mountains
The Men Behind the Wall
Director: Mea Dols de Jong animation / The Netherlands / 2017 / 6’
Director: José Magrot drama / Portugal / 2018 / 10’ / International Premiere
Director: Ines Moldavsky documentary / Israel / 2018 / 28’ / Dutch Premiere
Commenting, tagging and posting, it does not happen just like that. There are unwritten rules for that. Mea Dols de Jong looks for the true meaning of likes and comments. A world where a tag can destroy a friendship and where the right emoji can let love blossom.
Just like a young man starting to love, a river has to find its way through the mountains.
‘The Men Behind the Wall’ offers a unique look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the swipes of a dating app Tinder, as an Israeli woman is being suggested meetings with (Palestinian) men who live on the other side of the barrier. Where do boundaries begin and where do they end? Ines Moldavsky personally sets out to discover the answer to the question, and then to overstep these limits. An experimental approach to both current social issues and intimate human interactions, the film emphasises the absurdity of power and segregation, and, further, that of stereotypes and gender roles in the digital age.
Production: Hasse van Nunen, Renko Douze / Camera: Michiel van Abbe, Jeroen Kiers, Ronald van Vessem / Research: Juul op de Kamp, Froukje van Wengerden / Animation and Photography: Michiel van Abbe, Ronald van Vessem / Image editor: Ronald van Vessem / Audio editor: José van Koppenhagen / Sound design: Gijs Domen Filmography: If Mama Ain’t Happy, Nobody’s Happy (2014) Contact: Een van de Jongens: email@example.com
Production: Hugo Ramos, Curtas Metragens CRL / Screenplay: José Magro, Tiago Carvalho, Miguel Santa / Editing: José Margo, Miguel Santa, Tiago Carvalho / Cinematography: Tiago Carvalho, Miguel Santa / Sales: Salette Ramalho / Music: Al Bowly / Sound: Dinis Henriques, Tiago Cardoso / Cast: Kong Wei Si, Wu Yi Fan, Niu Jin Filmography: Letters from Childhood (2018), The Journey (2015), José Combustão Dos Porcos (2013), Teles (2012) Contact: Liliane Costa: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production, Cinematography, Editing: Inés Moldavsky / Additional Photography: Silke Schönfeld / Sound Design: Keren Or Bitton Filmography: The Men Behind the Wall (2017), Cold Facts (2016), Midnight (2015), Thirty Plus (2014), Here I was Dumped (2012). Contact: Inés Moldavsky email@example.com +972528568303 95
People Who Fail SAT 6 - 22.00 - LUX 6
Two Films About Loneliness
People Who Fall Folk Som Faller
Director: William Bishop-Stephens & Christopher Eales animation / United Kingdom, Germany / 2014 / 5’
Director: Abilio Dias fiction / Brasil / 2017 / 30’
Director: Bobbie Peers fiction / Norway / 2013 / 11’
A split-screen separates the worlds of Jonathan Smallman, who is recording his online dating-profile, while next door, Phillip Button, the internet chef and hamster, is noisily recording his new cooking video. Both characters have turned to technology in their search for companionship and acceptance and it’s not entirely working. Until something unexpected happens…
Mauro runs and runs, but Long Bueno remains far far away.
One day portrayed trough seven falling humans.
Editing: Simon Allmark / Sound: Joe Sudlow / Sound Narration: Clare Bradley Box / Music: Ed Patrick / Cast: Detlef Bierstedt, Tim Key
Production: Laila Pas / Production Company: Filmes sem sapato / Production Designer: Luisa Doria, Pedro Catellani / Cinematography: Francis Girard, Eduardo Kissajikian / Screenplay: Abilio Dias / Sound: Tiago Ferraz, Bruno Palazzo
Contact: Christopher Eales: firstname.lastname@example.org
Filmography: To Plant a Flag (2018), Dirk Ohm – The Disappearing Illusionist (2015) , People who fall (2013), The Croquet Match (2008), Down Under (2007), Spandexman (2007), Sniffer (2006)
Filmography: Long Bueno (2017) Contact: Filmes sem sapato: email@example.com
Filmography: Two Films about Loneliness (2014), Kid Carpet- Such Fun (2007), The Adventures of John and John (2006), Five Angry Things (2006), Billy Drummer (2005)
Screenplay: Bjørn Olaf Johannesen, Per Schreiner / Other: Salomonsson Agency
Contact: Salomonsson Agency: firstname.lastname@example.org
La Inútil Director: Emily Kai Bock music Video / Canada / 2012 / 6’
Director: Belén Funes fiction / Spain / 2017 / 17’ / International Premiere
Director: Duncan Cowles fiction, art film / United Kingdom / 2017 / 4’
Music video for the song ‘Yet Again’ from Grizzly Bear’s album ‘Shields’..
Merche is too proud to explain how she feels. And the truth is that she feels bad, completely hopeless.
Production: Geoff McLean / Production Company: Logan & Sons, Vision Film Co. / Screenplay, Editing: Emily Kai Bock / Cinematography: Evan Prosofsky / Cast: Rebecca White
Production: Carla Sospedra / Screenplay: Belén Funes, Marçal Cebrián / Cinematography: Neus Ollé / Editing: Bernat Aragonés / Music: Sara Hebe / Sound: Sergio Rueda
Using his failed attempts at creating profitable stock footage, a filmmaker reflects on the absurd, mundane and funny side of being trapped inside your own head as an out of work, self-employed freelancer.
Filmography: A Funeral for Lightning (2016), Lorde: Yellow Flicker Beat (2014), Arcade Fire: Afterlife (2013), Grizzly Bear: Yet Again (2012)
Filmography: La Inútil (2017), Sara a la fuga (2015)
Contact: Vision Film Co.ye: email@example.com
Contact: Josep Prim Armengol: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Duncan Cowles / Music: Anthony Ing Filmography: Just Agree Then (2018), Taking Stock (2017), Alexithymia (2017), Isabella (2015) , Directed by Tweedie (2014), Radio Silence (2013), Soft Toffee (2013), The Lady with the Lamp (2012) Contact: Duncan Cowles: email@example.com
Instead of Abracadabra
A Simpler Life
Istället för Abrakadabra
Ett Enklare Liv
Director: Patrik Eklund fiction / Sweden / 2008 / 22’
Director: Gunhild Enger fiction / Sweden / 2013 / 14’
Director: Anna Mantzaris animation / United Kingdom / 2017 / 2’
Tomas is a little bit too old to still be living with his parents, but his dream of becoming a magician leaves him with no other option. Bengt, his father, just wants him to grow up and get a proper job. At dad’s birthday party Tomas gives his parents, the birthday guests and first and foremost the beautiful new neighbour Monica a bizarre magic show.
Ing-Marie and Carl are very busy. It is summer, the sun is shining, the machines are running while she works out and he mows the lawn. They surround themselves with gadgets designed to make their lives simpler, but all they really do is cause more problems. It is a humorous reflection on a hot late summer’s day.
Moments of lost self-control. The stressed inhabitants of a city have had enough and start acting on their dark impulses.
Production: Mathias Fjellström / Production Company: Filmpool Nord / Screenplay: Patrik Eklund / Cinematography: David Grehn / Editing: Patrik Eklund / Sound: Linda Brännström / Music: Marten Tromm / Other: Jing Haase
Production: Cecilia Torquato / Screenplay: Gunhild Enger / Cinematography: Linda Wassberg / Distribution: Cecilia Torquato / Editing: Gunhild Enger, Vårin Andersen / Sound: Claes Lundberg
Filmography: Infektionen (2018), Anatomy (2016), Of Biblical Proportions (2015), Syndromeda (2013), Flicker (2012), Den ryska dörren (2010), Seeds of the Fall (2009), Instead of Abracadabra (2008), Situation Frank (2007), One Christmas Morning (2002)
Filmography: The Committee (2016), Subtotal (2014), Inbox (2013), A Simpler Life (2013), Premature (2012), Passion (2008), Flora and Mark (2004)
Contact: Jing Haase: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Theo Tsappos: email@example.com
Production: Royal College of Art / Screenplay: Anna Mantzaris / Cinematography: Donna Wade / Editing: Anna Mantzaris / Animation: Marcos Valin, Anna Mantzaris / Distribution: interfilm Berlin Distribution and Sales / Sound: Andre Parklind / Music: Phil Brookes Filmography: Good Intentions (2018), Enough (2017), But Milk is Important (2012) Contact: interfilm Berlin Distribution and Sales: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spiritual Happinez WED 3 - 21.00 - LUX 2 | SUN 7 - 15.15 - LUX 3
Mr Madila or the Colour of Nothing
Director: Corina Schwingruber Ilić documentary / Switzerland / 2018 / 10’
Director: Jasmijn Schrofer documentary / The Netherlands / 2015 / 17’
Director: Rory Wadby-Tolley animation / United Kingdom / 2015 / 9’
A workout on the sundeck, a conga line in the dining room, or a photo shoot with the captain: cruises guarantee around-the-clock fun. The exotic locations and the luxury of a floating hotel used to be the main attractions, but now there’s no need to ever leave these gigantic ships for your entertainment. Cruises have become available to the masses, and the seas are teeming with seafaring holiday fortresses vying for customers with luxury interior design and non-stop entertainment.
‘Tarikat’ is a visual poem of a journey towards enlightenment. Called by a mystic dream, Derya finds herself among souls steeped in the Islamic Sufi tradition. They join in hypnotic movements and stirring rhythms, dissolving into an ocean of silence.
‘Mr Madila or the Colour of Nothing’ documents a series of conversations between the filmmaker and a gifted spiritual healer, exploring the inner mind, the fabric of the universe, and the nature of reality itself, through the sacred art of animation.
Production: Rianne Ebeling / Production Educational Institution: Nederlandse Filmacademie / Cinematography: Marjoke Haagsma / Editing: Emiel Nuninga / Sound: Job Michel, Matthijs Klijn, Jelle van Osenbruggen / Music: Kaveh Vares
Animation: Rory Waudby-Tolley / Sound: Rob Malone / Music: Paul Devlin
Filmography: Tarikat (2015), Practical Affairs (2015), Unfold (2014)
Contact: Rory Wadby-Tolley: email@example.com
Production: Stella Händler / Production Company: freihändler Filmproduktion GmbH / Screenplay: Corina Schwingruber Ilić / Cinematography: Nikola Ilić / Editing: Corina Schwingruber Ilić / Sound: Robert Büchel / Music: Heidi Happy Filmography: All inclusive (2018), In the Woods (2017), Just Another Day in Egypt (2015), Down on the Corner (2013), Tons of Passion (2013)
Filmography: Art For Lawyers 2(017), Mr Madila (2015), Tusk (2014), Merfolk (2012)
Contact: Wouter Jansen via Some Shorts: firstname.lastname@example.org
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A Place We Call Reality
Wednesday With Goddard
Director: Ben Russel documentary / Malta, United States / 2014 / 23’
Director: Kristoffer Borgli fiction, art film / Norway / 2018 / 15’ / Dutch Premiere
Director: Nicolas Ménard animation / United Kingdom / 2016 / 5’
“We Utopians are happy / This will last forever” Loosely framed by Plato’s invocation of the lost continent of Atlantis in 360 BC and its re-re-resurrection via a 1970s science fiction pulp novel, ‘Atlantis’ is a documentary portrait of Utopia - an island that has never / forever existed beneath our too-mortal feet. Herein is folk song and pagan rite, religious march and reflected temple, the sea that surrounds us all. Even as we are slowly sinking, we are happy and content. Production: Ben Russell / Production Company: Kinomastik / Editing: Ben Russell / Sound: Ben Russell, Basma Alsharif Filmography: The Rare Event (2018), Good Luck (2017), A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013), Let Each One Go Where He May (2009) Contact: Ben Russell: firstname.lastname@example.org
A desperate, violent and absurd search for meaning. A film director goes through an existential crisis after completing his debut feature film and is desperately trying to find meaning, in Los Angeles. After failed attempts to connect with the church of Scientology and the culture of healing crystals he finally meets his guru: Frank Yang - a Taiwanese bodybuilder with unique insights.
A personal quest for spiritual enlightenment leads to romance and despair. Production: Claire Cook / Screenplay: Nicolas Ménard / Animation: Anne Lou Erambert, Claudio Salas, Sean Weston, Iris Abols, Nicolas Ménard, Michal Firkowski / Sound: David Kamp / Music: David Kamp Filmography: Wednesday with Goddard (2016)
Production: Kristoffer Borgli, Ben Mullen / Editing: Kristoffer Borgli Filmography: A Place We Call Reality (2018), DRIB (2017), Whateverest (2013) Contact: Arna Marie Bersaas: email@example.com
Contact: Samia Ahmed: firstname.lastname@example.org
If the Kids are Alright THU 4 - 11:30 - LUX 1 (Baby Cinema) | SAT 6 - 21.15 - LUX 3
Good Morning Resistance
Director: Adrián Orr documentary / Spain / 2013 / 20’
Director: Paul Geusebroek fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 3’
Director: Andrea Arnold fiction / United Kingdom / 2003 / 26’
The morning ritual of a father getting his children up and ready for school.
Strong visual metaphores translate the concepts of mortality and parenthood from the music to the screen.
Production: Hugo Herrera, Fernando Franco / Production Company: New Folder Studio, Ferdydurke / Screenplay, Cinematography: Adrián Orr / Editing: Ana Pffaf / Distribution: Ismael Martin / Sound: Eduardo G. Castro / Cast: David Ransanz, Luna Ransanz, Mia Ransanz, Oro Ransanz
Production: Job Sanders / Production Company: HALAL film & photography / Production Designer: Sanne Schat / Cinematography: Menno Mans / Editing: Brian Ent / Sound: Michaël Sauvage / Music, Cast: Willem de Bruin
Zoë is a single mother who lives with her four children in Dartford. She is poor and can’t afford to buy food. One day her ex-boyfriend drives by and asks her to go on a date with him. This will be her first date in years. Scared to be rejected, she lies and tells him that she is just babysitting the kids.
Buenos días resistencia
Filmography: Houten Pak (2018), Panda (2016) Filmography: Niñato (2017), Good morning resistance (2013), De caballeros (2011), Las hormigas (2007) Contact: Ismael Martin via Madrid en corto: email@example.com
Contact: Paul Geusebroek: firstname.lastname@example.org
Production: Natasha McLeod / Distribution: Short Film Sales / Cast: Natalie Press, Danny Dyer, Jodie Mitchell Filmography: American Honey (2016), Wuthering Heights (2011), Fish Tank (2009), Red Road (2006), Wasp (2003), Dog (2001), Milk (1998) Contact: Short Film Sales: email@example.com
Moms on Fire
Director: Paul Negoescu fiction / Romania, Germany / 2010 / 14’
Director: Anselm Belser fiction / Germany / 2011 / 1’
Director: Joanna Rytel animation / Sweden / 2016 / 12’
Mircea has a 15 year old daughter whose boyfriend is invited to dinner with the family. He arrives earlier and they go to her bedroom. While watching TV, Mircea can hear his daughter moaning from her room. During dinner Mircea finds out that the boyfriend supports a different football team.
Every action provokes a reaction.
A film about defying and stretching the generally accepted standards of good motherhood.
Production: Paul Negoescu / Production Company: Papillon Film, N-Graphix / Production Designer: Iulia Fulicea / Cinematography: Andrei Butică / Editing: Alexandru Radu / Sound: Dan-Ștefan Rucăreanu / Music: Roxana Mocanu / Cast: Maria Mitu, Bogdan Vodă. Clara Vodă
Filmography: Felix (2011), Nicht Du Sondern Ich (2005), Sapusentu (2004)
Production: Paul Ohmert / Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing: Anselm Belser / Distribution: Markus Kaatsch / Sound: Sven Jensen Brakelmann, Markus Bauer, Misha Bour / Cast: Felix Müller, Daniela Blaschke, Paul Ohmert
Production: Alberto Herskovits / Production Company: Altofilm AB / Screenplay: Joanna Rytel / Animation: Mikael Lindbom, Tim Maarse / Distribution: Theo Tsappos / Sound: Hugo Lundgren, Jan Alvermark / Music: Sara Lundén
Filmography: The Story of a Summer Lover (2018), Two Lottery Tickets (2016), A Month in Thailand (2012), Horizon (2012), Derby (2010), Renovation (2009), A Short Ride (2008), Late (2007), Home (2007), Exam (2006)
Filmography: Hard On (2019), Stay Ups (2017), Moms On Fire (2016), Cats Can Swim (2016), On Top of Your Gaze (2013), Once Upon A Time There Was An Unfaithful Mommy (2013), Me Seal, Baby (2013), The Seal (2011), You and Me (2011), Gang Bang Barbie (2010), Flasher Girl On Tour (2010), Unplay (2009), To Think Thing You Don’t Want To (2005), A FIlm Inwards (2003), Then I’ll Take Your Cat (2002), Animalperformance (2002)
Contact: Paul Negoescu: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Theo Tsappos: email@example.com
Contact: Markus Kaatsch: firstname.lastname@example.org
Radboud Reflects: Liefde in tijden van Tinder SAT 6 - 15.00 - LUX 3 - DUTCH SPOKEN
We all desire love and intimacy, but how do we find that in the Tinder era? According to theologian Liesbeth Jansen dating apps complicate love: there’s enough fish in the sea, so no restrain to swipe onto the next candidate if the previous one didn’t match your expectations. But how do we know what we are looking for in love? Our desires often look contradictory: we want a buddy for life, but also devotion, wonder, ecstasy and enchantment. Last mentioned are things we previously associated with the act of believing, but that nowadays are projected onto love. Liesbeth Jansen pleads that conflicting desires can exist next to each other. Moreover, they can create more profundity in our relations. In the short films 'Lovebox' and 'A River Through the Mountains' you follow two people who cannot connect to person they are meeting.
Lovebox Director: Ivan Turkovic Krnjak fiction / Croatia / 2018 / 15' Summer day in Zagreb. It's boring and hot. Miro is lonely. Andrea needs love. The two of them don't know each other, but they're using the same dating app. Could this be their lucky day? Lovebox
A River Through the Mountains Director: José Magro fiction / Portugal / 2018 / 10' Just like a young man starting to love, a river has to find its way through the mountains.
A River Through the Mountains
The Dedicated Thousand SUN 7 - 12.00 - LUX CAFÉ
Creator and director Jelle van Dun from ‘Animate the World’ is working on a new project: ‘The Dedicated Thousand’. This is going to be an animated stop-motion film consisting out of a thousand tattoos. For the script of this film, Van Dun was inspired by the goodbye-speech of the first Dutch astronaut Wubbo Ockels, who knows the earth from space and wrote a piece about our unique earth which limitated resources are being fully used. With ‘The Dedicated Thousand’, Van Dun wants to inspire people to create a more sustainable lifestyle, in order to maintain our beautiful earth. A thousand people will carry this message on their bodies for the rest of their lives and take small, realistic steps towards a more sustainable way of life. The project is made in collaboration with the top notch tattoo studio Bunker Tattoo. At the 7th of April from 12.00 to 20.00, Van Dun and Bunker Tattoo are present in LUX Café to make up to forty tattoos. You are invited to give a voluntary donation for the tattoo artist when you get tattooed. If you want to be sure of a tattoo, you can get in line at LUX Café at 12.00 o’clock.
Specials OUT OF COMPETITION LATE NIGHT ON TOPIC
Out of Competition: International Highlights SAT 6 - 19.45 - LUX 4
The best of the other fests! A selection of films that received much appreciation by winning prizes, getting many festival selections or claiming a spot in several programmerâ€™s year-end lists of 2018. Quality is not objective, but these films might deserve the stamp of being a good film. Egg
Brotherhood Meryam Joobeur / fiction / Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden, Canada / 2018 / 25'
Egg Martina Scarpelli / animation / Denmark, France / 2018 / 12'
PATISION AVENUE Thanasis Neofotistos / fiction / Greece / 2018 / 12' / Dutch Premiere
Tungrus Rishi Chandna / documentary / India / 2018 / 13'
Out of Competition: Kill Your Darlings SUN 7 - 16.30 - LUX 5
We need to disagree on certain films as a selection committee. Not everyoneâ€™s favorites will make it to the final selection, but luckily, we have this program for the darlings that we miss the most. All these films have at least one fan within our selection committee. Maybe the other programmers didnâ€™t agree on these choices, but we hope the audience will!
32 August Nora Burlet / fiction / Belgium / 2018 / 16' / Dutch Premiere
I have Sinned a Rapturous Sin Maryam Tafakory / documentary, art film / United Kingdom, Iran / 2018 / 8'
I have Sinned a Rapturous Sin
Anca Damian / animation / Romania / 2018 / 10'
Caucasus Laurynas Bareisa / fiction / Lithuania / 2018 / 14' / Dutch Premiere
A Week With Azar Tara Najd Ahmadi / documentary / Slovenia, Iran, United States / 2018 / 11' / Dutch Premiere
Kill the Rich Alexander Kereklidis Turpin / ficion / Norway / 2018 / 16' / Dutch Premiere
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Out of Competition: Oscar Shorts
Each year the Academy Awards ceremony takes place in Hollywood and the Oscars are handed out to the best film, actors and actresses, directors, screenplay, costume design, etc. Fortunately, the Academy does not turn a blind eye to the beautiful short films that are being made: the best short films in the categories Live Action and Animation can win an Oscar too! During Go Short we screen all the nominees for an Oscar for Best Live Action and all the nominees for an Oscar for Best Animation 2019. The 2019 Oscar winners are: 'Bao' for Best Animation short and 'Skin' for Best Live Action short. Something we are very proud of: the winners of the Go Short Award in the categories Animation, Fiction and Documentary in the Dutch and European competition will become eligible for the Academy Awards.
Oscar Shorts: Animation FRI 5 - 22.00 - LUX 5
Bao / Domee Shi / animation / United States / 2018 / 8' Late Afternoon / Louise Bagnall / animation / Ireland / 2017 / 10'
Animal Behaviour / Alison Snowden, David Fine / animation / Canada / 2018 / 14' Weekends / Trevor Jimenez / animation / United States / 2017 / 16' One Small Step / Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas / animation / United States, China / 2018 / 8' Wishing Box / Wenli Zhang, Nan Li / animation / United States / 2017 / 6' Tweet Tweet / Zhanna Bekmambetova / animation / Russia / 2018 / 11'
Oscar Shorts: Live Action SAT 6 - 21.15 - LUX 5
Mother / Rodrigo Sorogoyen / fiction / Spain / 2017 / 19' / European Premiere Fauve / Jeremy Comte / fiction / Canada / 2018 / 17' Marguerite / Marianne Farley / fiction / Canada / 2018 / 19' Detainment / Vincent Lambe / fiction / Ireland / 2018 / 30' / Dutch Premiere Skin / Guy Nattiv / fiction / United States / 2018 / 20'
Out of Competition: European Film Awards Short Matters! Short Matters is the European Film Academy’s touring program that brings short films to audiences across Europe – and beyond. It shows a selection of short films that have been nominated by a variety of European film festivals. During the 31st EFA Ceremony in Seville the film ‘The Years’ by Sara Fgaier was awarded the best short film of 2018.
Short Matters! 2 SUN 7 - 16.45 - LUX 2
Starting in 2019 Go Short is one of the film festivals to candidate a short film for the European Film Awards.
Release the Dogs / Emmanuelle Fleytoux / fiction / France, Belgium / 2017 / 21' / The Years / Sara Fgaier / documentary / Italy, France / 2018 / 20' Shame / Petar Krumov / fiction / Bulgaria / 2017 / 24' What's the Damage / Heather Phillipson / animation, art film / United Kingdom / 2017 / 7' Prisoner of Society / Rati Tsiteladze / documentary / Georgia, Latvia / 2018 / 16'
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Aquaparque / Ana Moreira / fiction / Portugal / 2018 / 17' / Dutch Premiere Those Who Desire / Elena Lopez Riera / documentary / Switzerland, Spain / 2018 / 24' / Dutch premiere Kontener / Johannes Schubert & Sebastian Lang / fiction / Germany / 2017 / 30' I Signed the Petition / Mahdi Fleifel / documentary / United Kingdom, Germany / 2017 / 10' The Escape / Laëtitia Martinoni, Marianna Roudier / fiction / France / 2018 / 10'
Kapitalistis / Pablo Munoz Gomez / fiction / France, Belgium / 2017 / 15' Burkina Brandenburg Complex / Ulu Braun / fiction / Germany / 2018 / 19' Graduation '97 / Pavlo Ostrikov / fiction / Ukraine / 2017 / 19' Meryem / Reber Dosky / documentary / The Netherlands / 2017 / 16' Wildebeest / Nicolas Keppens, Matthias Phlips / animation / Belgium / 2017 / 19'
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A programme by the European Film Academy and EFA Productions in association with the Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen and nineteen other festivals throughout Europe. One of the short films in competition will be presented with a candidacy for the European Short Film 2019. www.europeanfilmawards.eu
Cork, Ireland Bristol, UK
Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Odense, Denmark Hamburg, Germany Berlin, Germany
Leuven, Belgium Clermont-Ferrand, France
Nijmegen, the Netherlands Locarno, Switzerland
Vila do Conde, Portugal Valladolid, Spain
Krakow, Poland Vienna, Austria
Motovun, Croatia Venice, Italy
Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina Drama, Greece
Late Night: WTF! Outside the Box WED 3 - 21.45 - LUX 1
Out there gems to elicit the ‘what the hell just happened?’ that makes our guest curators of London Short Film Festival feel whole inside. These surreal films will stay with you long after you’ve left the cinema. 2019’s selection brings you a cannibal musical, a teenage bedroom with acne, psycho puppets and a cactus with revenge fantasies! Curated by London Short Film Festival
It's Not Custard / Kate McCoid / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 6' The Meeting / Simon K Matthews / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 7' Pleased to Eat You! / Adrian Hedgecock / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 7' Hi-Five the Cactus / Christopher Thomas / animation / United States / 2018 / 9' Moonage Ice Cream (Aka David Bowie the Shape Shifter) / Dan Noall / animation / United Kingdom / 2018 / 1' Froglin / Jodie Haslam / animation / United Kingdom / 2018 / 1' The Popular Touch / Paul Tarragó / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 23' The Snugglefug / Lucy Irving / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 8' How Not to Meditate / Jo Lane / fiction / United Kingdom / 2017 / 3' Elder Abuse / Drew Durepos / fiction, documentary / United States / 2018 / 9' Uncle Bingo / Adam de la Cour / fiction, art film / United Kingdom / 2018 / 5' Dog Shit Town / Simon Warwickn Green / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 10'
Pleased to Eat You!
Moonage Ice Cream (Aka David Bowie the Shape Shifter)
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Late Night: Horror Shorts THU 4 - 22.45 - LUX 3
A freakshow of shorts! With a mix of psychological horror and stone-cold jump scares this program will make you shiver in your seat. It’s hard to execute a good horror within such a short runtime, but the directors of these horrors managed to make us look over our shoulder when we leave the office at dusk, and lock the door before we go to bed. Be sure to watch your back in the screening room too!
Fait Divers Léon Yersin / fiction / Switzerland / 2018 / 17' / International Premiere
Boy Gets Eaten Sebastian Lagerkvist / fiction / Norway / 2018 / 24' / European Premiere
Wrong Number Tiago Teixeira / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 13' / International Premiere
Distortion Grégory Papinutto / fiction / France / 2017 / 13'
Arrêt Pipi Wrong Number
Maarten Groen / fiction / The Netherlands / 2015 / 5'
Late Night: All You Need is Queer Love FRI 5 - 22.45 - LUX 3
From compelling love dramas to kinky sex adventures and from a deaf porno star to uncomfortable heterosexuals. "All You Need Is Queer Love" is a journey into a wide variety of queer passion and sexual tensions. Yulia&Juliet? Romeo&Romero? Modern love has no gender.
Yulia & Juliet Zara Dwinger / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 11'
1981 Dawid Ullgren / fiction / Sweden / 2018 / 13'
RICK Jan-Peter Horstmann / documentary / Germany / 2017 / 15' / Dutch Premiere
Self Destructive Boys AndrĂŠ Santos, Marco LeĂŁo / fiction / Portugal / 2018 / 27' / International Premiere
Pre-drink Marc-Antoine Lemire / fiction / Canada / 2017 / 23'
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Late Night: PopPorn: The Art of Sex and Nakedness SAT 6 - 22.00 - LUX 1
Secret desires, sexual attraction and athletic ecstasy. Unleashed and wild, the actors move across the screen - men dance naked, babes roll out and couples immerse themselves in sensual color worlds. The surroundings disappear; all that counts is the beauty and interaction of the bodies. Often up close, personal and in a passionate embrace. We dream, experience, feel. The climaxes are countless, intense, and tender. And they taste so good. Erotic fantasies and vibrating beats make PopPorn the night of lusty encounters. Erection and explosion in the cinema - a cinematic sexperience. Curated by Julia Fabrick and Alexandra Valent of VIS Vienna Shorts
Action Painting Porn | Action I
Paradise Circus Toby Dye / fiction / United Kingdom / 2009 / 6'
Aprop Aitor EchevarrĂa / fiction / Spain / 2007 / 6'
Folsom Street Aron Kantor / fiction / United States / 2015 / 5'
Dancers Antonio Da Silva / fiction / United Kingdom / 2014 / 10'
Crave Yanis / fiction / France / 2015 / 4'
Taste of Love Paul Scheufler / fiction / Austria / 2017 / 5'
Babes Roll Out Brynhildur Thorarinsdottir / fiction / Sweden / 2017 / 5'
Ivory Fleur & Manu / fiction, art film / France / 2013 / 5'
Action Painting Porn | Action I Johhny Love / fiction, art film / Austria / 2018 / 10'
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Matt Lambert / documentary / United States / 2017 / 18'
On Topic: Comedy Shorts SAT 6 - 20.00 - LUX 6
Humor is a very subjective quality. To satisfy different types of humor, we tried to cover a broad spectrum of comedy in this program. We can see humor about pure slapstick, plain absurdism but also about the stubbornness of our species - and we bet that you will laugh too.
To Plant a Flag Bobbie Peers / fiction / Iceland, Norway / 2018 / 15' / Dutch Premiere
The Traffic Seperating Device Johan Palmgren / documentary / Sweden / 2018 / 15' / Dutch Premiere
Lying on your deathbed Joost Lieuwma / animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 1'
Lying on your deathbed
Clanker Man Ben Steiner / fiction / United Kingdom / 2017 / 10' / Dutch Premiere
Tienminutengesprek Jamille van Wijngaarden / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 10'
The Traffic Seperating Device
Nata Metlukh / animation / Estonia / 2018 / 9' / Dutch Premiere
Vihta Franรงois Bierry / fiction / Belgium / 2018 / 20' / Dutch Premiere
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On Topic: (I Want to Ride My) Bicycle! Bicycle! THU 4 - 18:00 - LUX 4
This year’s Go Green program approaches one of the oldest Dutch traditions: cycling. With 17 million people and 23 million bicycles there is always an iron horse which can bring us to the place where we want to be. The bike is more than ready to conquer the world again. This program is an ode to the bike and shows the diversity of it: you will see how Dutch cycle paths cause a stir in Uganda, how the bike can function as a consultation in difficult times and how the bicycle plays the leading role in a funky music video. Hit the road and go!
Bike Portraits Sashko Danylenko / documentary / Ukraine / 2016 / 5'
The Bike Giorgio Borgazzi / fiction / Italy / 2013 / 8'
Cool Unicorn Bruv Ninian Doff / fiction / United Kingdom / 2013 / 2'
180CC René van Zundert / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 16'
Velo Glenn D'Hondt, Birger Platteeuw / animation / Belgium / 2018 / 9'
Emilia Stålhammar, Veronica Pålsson, Elsa Löwdin / documentary / Sweden, Uganda / 2016 / 15'
Me and My Moulton Torill Kove / animation / Norway, Canada / 2014 / 13'
What's A Girl To Do Dougal Wilson / fiction / United Kingdom / 2007 / 3' Cycologic 116
On Topic: Human Rights Shorts - Better Safe than Sorry SAT 6 - 18.45 - LUX 2
In 2019 the Netherlands celebrates 75 years of being freed from war. It meant the restoration of a free and open democratic constitutional state in which one should be able to live freely and safely. However, the latter isn’t something we should take for granted. Even in present time many people live in distressing situations. Journalists in different parts of the world need to fear censure and lots of civilians still have to live under the reign of a dictator. And by the way: what does ‘safety’ means anyhow? Is it the presence of the military on the streets? Should you better stay home? This program, curated in cooperation with Movies that Matter, zooms in on these urgent topics.
The Christmas Gift Bogdan Muranesu / fiction / Romania / 2018 / 23'
Untravel Ana Nedeljkovic, Nikola Majdak Jr / animation / Slovakia, Serbia / 2018 / 9'
Down There Yang Zhengfan, Zhengfan Yang/ fiction / France, China / 2019 / 10'
The Christmas Gift
Vigilant Guardian Sébastien Lheureux / fiction, documentary / Belgium / 2019 / 18' / World Premiere
Heavy Pen Pamela Kalkman, Bowie Verschuuren / documentary / The Netherlands, Paraguay / 2018 / 8' / World Premiere
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On Topic: Go Shorty for Grown-Ups THU 4 - 16.45 - LUX 3
Short films for kids, suitable for adults! A selection of films that are made for children, or could very well be used for educational programming, but are at the same time perfect for adults. What better way to get an insight in the way children perceive and experience the world than through film?
The House Veronika Zacharovรก / animation / Czech Republic / 2016 / 6'
Yulia & Juliet Zara Dwinger / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 12'
My Happy Complicated Family My Happy Complicated Family
Tessa Louise Pope / documentary / The Netherlands / 2017 / 16'
#bullyingstory Eef Hilgers / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 15'
Awaker Filip Diviak, Veronika Machรกtovรก / animation / Czech Republic / 2017 / 10' Awaker
Outside In Els van Driel / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 15'
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On Topic: Go Short X Wintertuin THU 4 - 17.30 - LUX 2
ArtEZ Creative Writing X Go Short
Anthony, the invisible one
We love keeping it short. Not only in films, but also in stories. But what happens when you combine short films and short stories? For the second time we will find out! We picked three short films and resumed the films in one sentence. We gave this logline to three students Creative Writing at ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem. These emerging writers wrote a short story based on this logline (without seeing the film). During Great Short Stories, both the stories and the films will be presented. Shorts on their best!
Maya Kosa, Sergio da Costa / documentary / Portugal, Switzerland / 2017 / 17'
The Sun of Ipanema Victor Villavicencio Potella / fiction / Spain / 2018 / 15'
Strange says the angel Shalimar Preuss / fiction / France / 2017 / 18'
Anthony, the invisible one
Talkshow On Thursday and Saturday, De Nieuwe Oost | Wintertuin will give you a peek behind the scenes of Go Short. Jelko Arts will host a talk show and discuss the theme of the day, interview one of our visiting filmmakers and give an overview of the upcoming festival days. Get yourself a coffee and join them for you teaser on Go Short! [The talkshows are Dutch spoken and free accessible]
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De Nieuwe Oost | Wintertuin is a platform for makers: theatre makers, choreographers, writers and musicians. De Nieuwe Oost provides them a stage for coaching, experiment and performance. We are very happy to work with De Nieuwe Oost | Wintertuin and their makers in these two programmes.
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On Topic: Not So Short Although we focus on short films, we would love to make space for two feature films made by Dutch film makers who have a special connection with Go Short. Viktor van der Valk directed a few short films and his film ‘Onno the Oblivious’ was selected for the Student Competition in 2015. Now he has made his first feature film ‘Nocturne’, which premiered at IFFR 2019 and is partly recorded in Nijmegen. Ena Sendijarević is the director of the shorts ‘Travellers into the Night’, ‘Fernweh’ and ‘Import’. All of her films were screened in the Go Short Competitions. In 2014 she won the Best Dutch Short Award with ‘Travellers into the Night’ and in 2017 ‘Import’ received the Award for best Fiction film in the European Competition. This year she managed it again: her first feature ‘Take Me Somewhere Nice’ premiered at IFFR and won the special jury award. Both Viktor and Ena are a real inspiration for new talent!
Take Me Somewhere Nice
SAT 6 - 15.00 - LUX 5
SAT 6 - 19.00 - LUX 3
Director: Viktor van der Valk fiction / The Netherlands / 2019 / 80’
Director: Ena Sendijarević drama / Bosnia and Herzegovina / 2019 / 90’
A lyrical film noir about a deadline, two producers, an investor, one night, a girl, some guns, and a hopelessly romantic director.
Alma travels from the Netherlands to Bosnia to visit the father she’s never met. Teaming up with her indifferent cousin and his charming best friend, they embark together on an increasingly unpredictable road trip adventure through the country’s scorching heartland.
Production: Erik Glijnis, Dries Phlypo, Julius Ponten / Screenplay: Viktor van der Valk, Jeroen Scholten van Aschat / Cinematography: Emo Weemhoff / Sound: Tijn Hazen, Taco Drijfhout / Cast: Reinout Scholten van Aschat, Simone van Bennekom, Tom Dewispelaere Filmography: Onne the Oblivious (Go Short 2015), Brick (2013)
Production: Iris Otten, Sander van Meurs, Pieter Kuijpers / Production Company: Pupkin Film, VPRO / Screenplay: Ena Sendijarević / Cinematography: Emo Weemhoff / Editing: Lot Rossmark / Distribution: Gusto Entertainment / Sound: Taco Drijfhout, Vincent Sinceretti / Music: Ella van der Woude / Cast: Sara Luna Zorić, Lazar Dragojevic, Ernad Prnjavorac
Contact: Gusto Entertainment: email@example.com Filmography: Import (2016) (Go Short 2017), Fernweh (2014) (Go Short 2015), Februari (2013), Travellers into the Night (2013) (Go Short 2014) Contact: Gusto Entertainment: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Topic: Best of 10 Years 48 Hour Film Project SUN 7 - 13.15 - LUX 4
In ten yearsâ€™ time, a lot of teams joined their forces and accepted the challenge to make a film in only 48 hours. Although the clock was ticking fast, they did what they could and made it work. In this program you see a few of the best films that were made during the past ten years.
The 48 Hour Film Project Making a film, from writing the script to editing the footage in only 48 hours, sounds like something impossible. Yet this is exactly the mission of the filmmakers who enter the 48 Hour Film Project. From March 29 to 31, the teams of scriptwriters, directors, actors and editors embark on this exciting challenge. How do they perform under pressure? Will time pressure drive them to excellence? Find out during the premiere at Go Short. The winner of 48 Hour Film Project Nijmegen will advance to the global finals.
Lemniscaat Maik Hagens, Eugene Arts / fiction / The Netherlands / 2011 / 7'
Exorsister Tom Titulaer / documentary / The Netherlands / 2012 / 6'
Mamma's As Lotje Kerckhaert / fiction / The Netherlands / 2013 / 7'
Peace and Quiet Niels Bourgonje, Ingeborg Putter / fiction / The Netherlands / 2014 / 5'
Glimp Lucas Camps / fiction / The Netherlands / 2015 / 5'
Huisje Boompje Beestje
Koen Leerink, Tom Cas / fiction / The Netherlands / 2017 / 7'
COW-BOY JĂśrgen Scholtens / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 6'
A Way Christian Van Duuren, Marcus Moonen / fiction / The Netherlands / 2010 / 8'
On Topic: Supporting Film Festival Kick-Off WED 3 - 18.30 - LUX 2
With the project Supporting Film, Go Short brings one short film back into the cinemas every month. This gives the supporting film an extra stage. Supporting Film can currently be watched in 10 film theatres throughout the Netherlands. In this program you can watch the best supporting films of the previous years. Together, they kick-off the 11th edition of the festival. They will also surprise Nijmegen residents in the heart of the city centre, where they are screened in the Pop-Up Cinema during the festival.
Is It Too Much to Ask? Andreas Westerberg / fiction / Finland / 2016 / 5'
Hell Emma Westenberg / fiction / The Netherlands / 2016 / 5'
The Weight of Spring Erika Calmeyer / fiction / Norway / 2017 / 6'
A Different Perspective Chris O'Hara / animation / Ireland / 2012 / 2'
Something for Nothing Supporting Film Douwe Dijkstra / documentary / The Netherlands / 2015 / 6' Hell
Mr. Foley D.a.d.d.y. / fiction / Ireland / 2009 / 5'
Choir Tour Edmunds Jansons / animation / Latvia / 2013 / 5'
Bird High Up Mårten Nilsson / fiction / Sweden / 2011 / 3'
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Robert Löbel / animation / Germany / 2012 / 4'
Andrew Brand / fiction / United Kingdom / 2013 / 5'
My Recurring Dream André Chocron / fiction / Norway / 2013 / 4'
A Story About My Eyes Guido Hendrikx / documentary / The Netherlands / 2017 / 5'
Life Cycles Ross Hogg / animation / United Kingdom / 2016 / 5'
Go Shorty & Education SCHOOL PROGRAMS FAMILY SHORTS EXTRA
Go Shorty! & Education Go Short loves engaging youngsters and helps them discover the beauty of short film with different educational activities. These activities can be visited with the family or with school classes. Fitted to the needs of the different age categories, the film programs offer an insight into various world views. There is a film maker present at every screening, to introduce the kids to film professionals and their line of work. Also, by stimulating conversations with the kids in the screening room they get to express their opinion of the films and reflect on what they have seen. During hands-on workshops and with the aid of teaching materials offered to school they can experience film making for themselves. Because of these hands-on workshops and thanks to the introduction to different kind of films and their makers Go Short helps kids to discover their taste and talent for filmmaking. Go Short creates exciting, fun, thoughtful and challenging programs for families with kids ages 4 and up. These programs are re124
cognizable by the label Go Shorty! and include film screenings but also hands-on activities. In collaboration with the local libraries Go Short will tour in March with an interactive workshop. During the festival there will be a workshop in the library near LUX. On Sunday, Go Short will screen two Family Shorts programs. One with animation films for kids ages 4 and up. Be amazed, touched and laugh at the adventures of all the different main characters. They all cross fictional or real lines in their adventures. The Family Shorts program for ages 10 and up includes some moving fiction films and thrilling animations for the older kids. The main characters in these films seek, intentionally or not, thrills in their life. During the weekdays of the festival Go Short offers special school screenings. The best shorts for kids are selected and shown in divers programs for ages 6 to 9, ages 10 to 12 and ages 13 and up. At every screening, a filmmaker will give some context about the
film and the production process and answer all the questions of the kids. The audience will get to vote with help of a sound meter for their favorite film. The best rated films in the different programs will be announced on the Go Short website. To prepare the pupils for the screening and to help teachers discuss the films and their theme, Go Short will provide teaching materials with discussion questions and assignments to do in class.
School program 6-9: Happiness For the youngest group, kids ages 6 to 9, Go Short has selected 6 films, one fiction, one documentary and four animations. Though they are divers in form and subject matter, they all discuss the theme of happiness. What makes a person happy? And what can you change in your life to become happier? Is it better to change things or to accept the reality? Should you accept what you can’t change like the main character in 'Thibault', should you embrace that you’re different like the main subject in 'Kuap', change your surroundings like 'Wanda' does, ask the people around you for answers like the boy in 'The Sun is a PHAT God', search for new meaning like the main character in 'No Gravity' or make people around you happy like 'Emily' does? The films provide different perspectives and stimulate kids to make up their mind on their own.
Wanda Denise Hauser / animation / Norway / 2018 / 13' / No dialogue
Emily Marlies van der Wel / animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 8' / No dialogue
Thibault Kim Faber / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 16' / Dutch spoken
The Sun is a PHAT God Mathijs Dekyvere / fiction / Belgium / 2018 / 12' / Dutch Premiere / Dutch spoken
No Gravity Charline Parisot, Jérémy Cissé, Fioretta Caterina Cosmidis, Flore Allier-Estrada, Maud Lemaître-Blanchart, Ludovic Abraham / animation / France / 2018 / 8' / No dialogue
Kuap Nils Hedinger / animation / Switzerland / 2018 / 8' / No dialogue
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School program 10-12: Sports
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For kids ages 10 to 12, the school program includes 7 films, all related to sports. Whether it’s people playing sports, the different cultural annotations surrounding sports or sport as a release for the daily frustrations in life. The films stimulate a discussion with the students about sports, the social structures surrounding it and the importance for health and happiness. This program features 2 fiction films, a documentary, 3 animations and a music video. This year Go Short started a competition in music videos, therefor one of these submissions is also selected for this program. In the music video 'Birthplace' a free diver is shown in his natural habitat. Skip is worried dancing is only for girls in 'Skip and the Rhythm Rangers', 'One of the boys' questions whether you should hold on to your own values or be cool to fit in, 'Shadow boxer' shows a girl expressing her frustrations through sports, 'Cycle' shows a little cycling adventure, 'the hunt' displays the crazy sport of hunting and in 'Rules of play' we get introduced in a creative way to sport rules.
Rules of Play Merlin Flügel / animation / Germany / 2018 / 8' / Dutch Premiere / No dialogue
The Hunt Alexey Alekseev / animation / France / 2017 / 6' / Dutch Premiere / No dialogue
Skip and the Rhythm Rangers Olivier Garcia / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 15' / Dutch spoken
One Of The Boys Ivo van Aart / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 12' / Dutch spoken
Birthplace Jorik Dozy, Sil van der Woerd / fiction / United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Indonesia, Singapore / 2018 / 6' / No dialogue
Cycle Sophie Olga de Jong, Sytske Kok / animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 3' / No dialogue
Shadow Boxer Andreas Bøggild Monies / fiction / Denmark / 2017 / 22' / Dutch Premiere / Danish spoken
School Program 14+: Diversity and Group Dynamics For students in the age 14 and up, Go Short made a program on group dynamics. It reflects upon the role of an individual and its relation to the group. Who decides which direction to go, when is it a good thing to follow â€“ maybe for the sake of conserving the peace? And when should you trust your guts to go against the stream, despite the potential consequences?
'KIDS' is an animated commentary on group psychology. In the uncanny short 'A man falls from the sky' a couple need to choose between caring and ignoring when a stranger enters their territory.
My body, my life
Two young lovers in a juvenile centre in 'Yulia & Juliet' have to deal with their changing situation. Twelve-year-old Sabina fight for the rights of girls in here village in 'My Body, My Life'. And in 'Hello Salaam' we see an encounter between Dutch children and their peers in a refugee camp in Greece.
Michael Frei / animation / Switzerland / 2019 / 9' / Dutch Premiere / No dialogue
A man falls from the sky Kurt Platvoet, Jan Verdijk / fiction / The Netherlands / 2017 / 9' / Dutch spoken
Yulia & Juliet Zara Dwinger / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 12' / Dutch spoken
A man falls from the sky
Els van Driel / documentary / The Netherlands / 2017 / 16' / English spoken
Hello Salaam Kim Brand / documentary / Greece, The Netherlands / 2017 / 16' / English spoken, dutch spoken
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Crossing the Line (4+)
Thrill Seekers (10+)
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SUN 7 - 12.45 - LUX 5
R.I.S.E. Pathfinder Chloé Dumoulin / animation / France / 2018 / 10' / World Premiere / No dialogue Emily Marlies van der Wel / animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 8' / No dialogue Kaal Charlie Aufroy / animation / France / 2018 / 5' / No dialogue White Crow Miran Miošić / animation / Croatia / 2018 / 9' / No dialogue Cake Day Jeroen Koelewijn / animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 4' / No dialogue Sam's Dream Nolwenn Roberts / animation / France / 2018 / 8' / World Premiere / No dialogue Sloth Julia Ocker / animation / Germany / 2018 / 4' / No dialogue Between the Lines Maria Aqwarius Film Ltd. Koneva / animation / Russia / 2017 / 5' / No dialogue
Provence Kato De Boeck / fiction / Belgium / 2018 / 22' / Dutch Premiere / Dutch spoken SISTERS Daphne Lucker / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 16' / No dialogue Squaring the circle Karolina Specht / animation / Poland / 2018 / 5' / Dutch Premiere / No dialogue Creature From the Lake Renata Antunez, Alexis Bédué, Léa Bresciani, Maria Castro Rodriguez, Logan Cluber, Amandine Canville / animation / France / 2017 / 6' / No dialogue 180CC René van Zundert / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 17' / Dutch spoken Not Today Marine Jacob / animation / Belgium / 2018 / 6' / International Premiere / No dialogue
Extra Masterclass RijnIJssel For the fourth consecutive year Go Short teams up with regional college Rijn Ijssel from Arnhem. Students of ‘Marketing & Communication’ will visit Go Short Thursday 4 April for a masterclass on preparing and executing a promotional campaign for film festivals. After that they will do an assignement at the festival location and the city centre, trying to chart Go Short’s offline promotional plan. After that they will go to a film program specially made for them.
Montessori College Film Festival Go Short developed a module for high school students in which they have to organize a film festival for their school peers. They will take care of every part of the process in organizing a film festival: program, production and communication. Their film festival took place in the week before Go Short, 27 and 28 March.
Fontys: screen your own film Students from IEMES (International Event, Music and Entertainment) who choose to take a course on film learn everything that is involved in the process of making a film (from pre-production to marketing and distribution).
It is part of the excellency path called movIEMES. A selection of the films will be screened privately during Go Short.
Go Shorty! Workshops In March Go Shorty! started a workshop tour at several local libraries and day care organisations. The young participants had to help with the preperations for the festival.
Guided Tour LUX Montesorri College
Animation As part of an animation course – for which a animation film have to be made – students from high school Het Rijks visit Go Short to watch a program with professional animation films. This goes together with a hands-on assignment.
Go Short x Kunstbende
Together with Kunstbende Gelderland – part of a national platform for talented young artists – Go Short organizes an inspirational masterclass for young filmmakers (in the age 12 until 18). Through interactive masterclasses professionals will give practical tips and advices about how to succeed as a filmmaker. Workshop at Library 129
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Talent GO AHEAD HOMEGROWN GELDERS DOEK NEW ARRIVALS: CAMPUS
Go Ahead SAT 6 - 12.30 - LUX 3
To want is to can.
It’s never early enough to find new talent. That’s why we don’t only screen graduation films of film students, but are also searching for the diamonds in the rough on the Dutch art and film academies. Films that were made in the years before their graduation will be screened in this program because they deserve to see the light of the film projector. The filmmakers will be present to tell you all about their process and give you a sneak peek behind the scenes of their film schools.
Anita's Pack Marlies Smeenge / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 14' Contact: Jana Mucek: email@example.com
Final Stop Edson da Conceicao / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 9' Contact: Yasmin van Dorp: firstname.lastname@example.org
Run Baby Run To want is to can. Zoë Kiani / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 14' Contact: Zoë Kiani: email@example.com Principium
Mama Mania Vincent Sparreboom / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 12' Contact: Vincent Sparreboom: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Ciara Creagh-Peschau / animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 2' Contact: Ciara Creagh-Peschau: email@example.com
Timo Ottevanger / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 11' Contact: Tessel Jonkers: firstname.lastname@example.org
Homegrown WED 3 - 21.30 - LUX 3
Talent can be find everywhere, even in our hometown. We scout and cherish local talent from the province of Gelderland and find it important to show their work in the context of an international film festival in our Homegrown-program.
Unity Sam Yazdanpanna/ fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 18' Contact: Sam Yazdanpanna: email@example.com
Dante vs. Mohammed Ali Marc Wagenaar / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 28' Contact: Marc Wagenaar: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Boundless Luminosity of a Single Star Bibi Quiesen / animation / The Netherlands / 2018 / 2' Contact: Bibi Queisen: email@example.com
The Boundless Luminosity of a Single Star
Vincent Tilanus / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 27' Contact: Max Eggink: firstname.lastname@example.org
Buy a New One Marie-Anne Faustinelli / fiction, art film / The Netherlands / 2018 / 4' Contact: Marie-Anne Faustinelli: email@example.com
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Gelders DOEK SAT 6 - 16.45 - LUX 2
Gelders DOEK is thĂŠ place for local cinema. This initiative is carried out by the filmmakers themselves, mainly aiming to open peopleâ€™s eyes to their direct environment. Each month they show their work in the cinema in Arnhem and Nijmegen and love to get the audience involved into making new productions. This leads to new collaborations and can contribute to connecting people from different backgrounds. At Go Short the works of regional film talents will be shown in a special program and all the filmmakers will be present to answer questions.
Wilde Woestijn Loulou Peren / documentary / The Netherlands / 2018 / 16'
Same Sex Ecstasy Matteo Bal / animation, art film / The Netherlands / 2018 / 3'
Promise Guido Coppis / fiction / The Netherlands / 2018 / 18' / World Premiere
Birthplace Jorik Dozy, Sil van der Woerd / fiction / United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Singapore, Indonesia / 2018 / 5'
New Arrivals: Go Short Campus Since the very first edition of the festival, the Go Short Campus has been a meeting point for filmmakers who are about to make the leap from the academy to the professional world. The New Arrivals – Go Short Campus brings emerging filmmakers and seasoned film professionals together. It offers an unique and intensive program to twenty young film professionals from all over Europe and the Middle East. The campus focuses on giving hands-on knowledge about everything that becomes urgent as soon as students leave the academy. How do I pitch my (short) film? Where can I find an audience? How can I distribute my film? Questions that are hardly dealt with at the academy will now be foremost. We offer masterclasses, lectures, workshops and panel discussions by the industry’s top experts. For this year we will offer masterclasses by our special guests Jacqueline Lentzou (Greece) and Bálint Kenyeres (Hungary).
Besides these masterclasses we offer workshops on different subjects, such as: festival strategy and distribution, international co-producing and pitching a film plan to an audience of programmers, producers and buyers. Furthermore, the participants are asked to prepare and bring a film plan to work on during the campus. Peer-to-peer and professional feedback will act as stepping stones towards their next short film. When these campus students leave Nijmegen their portfolios will be filled with business plans, their address books with new contacts and their suitcases with the tools of the trade.
Campus participants Nikoleta Geladari — GR Ane Møbius Rahbek — DK Hanis Bagashov — MK Antonio Genovese — IT Anna Ziebinska — UK �arna Vučinić — RS Marios Rigas — GR Sven Peetoom — NL Antonio Valerio Frascella — IT Sam van Zoest — NL Anna Patrikiou — GR Kaki Wong — UK Zgjim Terziqi — RKS Ivan Koroman — BA Saada Elabed — CH Tom Nicoll — UK José Antonio Prats López — ES Jorė Janavičiūtė — LT Francesco Puppini — UK Coen Haver — NL
Campus Films WED 3 – 11.45 – LUX 4
I Draw Inside a Sheep
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Profiterole Dir. Chrysanthi Karfi Koi, prod. Nikoleta Geladari / fiction / Greece / 2017 / 13’ The Chalk Dir. Troels B. Mikkelsen, prod. Ane Møbius Rahbek / fiction / Denmark / 2018 / 5' Mishko Hanis Bagashov / fiction / Macedonia / 2018 / 16' Private Conversation (I Will Survive) Antonio Genovese / fiction / Italy / 2018 / 21' Outside in Ania Ziebinska / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 8' Love Dir. Dusan Zoric, prod. Carna Vucinic / documentary / Serbia / 2017 / 16' The Trick Marios Rigas / fiction / Greece / 2017 / 11' Samoeraai Sven Peetoom / fiction / The Netherlands / 2019 / 9' La Louvière sud Antonio Valerio Frascella / Documentary / Belgium / 2015 / 13' Proxy Sam van Zoest / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 14'
Company Mail Anna Patrikiou / fiction / Greece / 2017 / 4' I Draw Inside a Sheep Kaki Wong / fiction / Iceland, United Kingdom, Hongkong / 2018 / 14' A Month Zgjim Terziqi / fiction / Kosovo / 2017 / 26' Haze Ivan Koroman, Lamia Šabić / fiction / Bosnia-Herzegovina / 2014 / 12' Unsettled Saada Elabed / documentary / Switzerland, United Kingdom / 2018 / 24' The Cost of Living Tom Nicoll / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 4' Mara, Maravillas José Prats, Álvaro Robles / fiction / Spain / 2017 / 5' On Time Jorė Janavičiūtė / ficion / Lithuania / 2019 / 18' Virginia Francesco Puppini / fiction / United Kingdom / 2018 / 12' My Piece of Happiness Coen Haver / fiction / The Netherlands / 2016 / 6'
Industry PROGRAM EVENTS DUTCH SHORT FILM PREVIEW
Industry Day FRIDAY 13 / 10:30 â€“ 17:00
The Go Short Industry Day is a full-day program with talks, masterclasses, meetings and discussion on current issues in the short film industry. After the plenary start of the day, there is a variety of sessions that participants can choose from in the afternoon. During the lunch break a wide selection of industry professionals are available for short one-on-one meetings. The days ends with networking drinks in the pavilion.
Possibilities for Short Film Makers 10.30-11.00 - LUX 7
From developing a script to finding the right people to see the actual film: the process of makig a film can be quite the challenge. Luckily there are many platforms and organisations that can help you. The Go Short Industry Day kicks off with two presentations of initiatives that might just be the match for you and your future film projects. Presentations by Julie Rousson of Euro Connection and Niv Fux of T-Port.
The Festival Circuit 11.00-12.00 - LUX 7
Film festivals play an important role in the life of a short film. But what can you, as a filmmaker, do to get screened at the right festivals? What happens after you submit your film? Which strategies are at play in programming a festival? And what do they actually do with that submission fee? These are questions that will be answered by this panel of programmers and festival directors. Panel members: i.a. Charlotte Corchete (Locarno Festival), Philip Ilson (London Short Film Festival) 138
Filmmaking Fuck-Ups 12.00-12.30 - LUX 7
From little mistakes to major catastrophies. Everybody fucks up from time to time. But the most valuable lessons often come from the biggest fails. In the context of this year's focus on Happiness, Go Short celebrates failure. We asked filmmakers to share the stories of their most painful mistakes and what they've learned from them. In this short interview session we dig deeper in these stories by talking to the ones who had to face them and ask how it helped them to gain new insights and useful knowledge about the art of making films.
Professional Speeddates 12.45-13.45 - BIBLIOTHEEK (PUBLIC LIBRARY)
Pull up a chair with one of these ten professionals of the (short) film industry. For a few minutes you can ask them anything you would like to know about the possibilities for your film. Meet our matchmakers in the library, they will hook you up with the professional(s) you would like to meet.
Producers meet Script Writers 12.45-13.45 - BIBLIOTHEEK (PUBLIC LIBRARY)
In collaboration with LIRA - foundation for Dutch (screen)writers Go Short organises a speeddate session for producers to meet Dutch scriptwriters for short film. Registration only.
Limitations as a tool for creativity: THE LESS IS MORE EXPERIENCE
Masterclass Script Writing for Short Film by Selina Ukwuoma
14.00-15.00 - LUX 5
15.15-16.15 - LUX 7
How limitations can help the filmmaker/scriptwriter to create a cinema able to reach an audience and how important is the role of storytelling in the step from short films to feature films. Why LESS IS MORE? Presentation by Massimiliano Nardulli, Head of Talents at Less is More.
What makes a good story for a short film? Selina Ukwuoma, freelance script consultant and screenwriting teacher at the NFTS, gives a masterclass on script writing for short film. Using her experience consulting on, selecting, and judging short films to identify and unpack the common problems encountered, Selina explores what makes a good short film story and therefore how you might craft one. In collaboration with LIRA
Stay Sane â€“ How to handle pressure 14.00-15.00 - LUX 2
Many young filmmakers, much like all creative entrepreneurs, are dealing with burn-out problems and other stress related mental health issues. 'The show must go on', but how do you keep yourself going? In this interactive panel talk we discuss how to maintain a healthy relation with your work, what signs are indications of a harmful situation, and how to guard yourself psychologically. In collaboration with NBF and VERS. Dutch spoken.
Making Music Videos 15.15-16.15 - LUX 2 - DUTCH SPOKEN
In line with the brand-new Music Video Competitions, Go Short is hosting a session on the music video industry with professional music video makers. The chance for other filmmakers and musicians to learn more about the structures at play in the Dutch world of making music videos. Moderated by Job de Wit.
First Impressions: Feedback Panel 15.15-17.00 - LUX 5
Well begun is half done. That applies to practically everything, but certainly also to short film. The first scene of your film should trigger the audience, it should raise questions, be intriguing and basically everything should be just right. We challenge filmmakers to test their opening scene at Go Short in front of a panel of experts. They will deliver direct live and uncensored feedback to every film opening that is shown to them. Bring your film on a USB-stick and take the stage, if you dare! Panel members: i.a. Christoffer Olofsson (Uppsala Short Film Festival), Emilia Mazik (Short Waves Festival), Ruby Deelen (VPRO Dorst). Moderated by: Jing Haase
Industry Day Drinks: hosted by LIRA 16.30-17.30 - PAVILION
Time for a drink! This is the moment to do some serious networking. So catch up with fellow filmmakers or meet as many new people as you can. Discuss further what you’ve heard during the day or start new film plans together.
Script Coaching Sessions – in partnership with LIRA For the second year in a row we are setting up a series of activities for script writers to boost their writing skills and to further develop scripts they’re currently working on. A masterclass and one-on-one meetings between script writers and producers are part of the Go Short Industry Day program. Apart from this we also offer young script writers the possibility to get individual feedback on their most recent work by four professional script coaches: Shariff Nasr, Moniek Kramer, Sytske Kok, and Chris Westendorp. Script writers can apply for feedback in advance, after which they will be connected with one of the script coaches. In a session of 45 minutes they will receive in-depth feedback and some tips and tricks to work with. LIRA IS A Dutch collective management organization (CMO) for (screen)writers, translators and freelance journalists. Lira represents about 12,000 affiliated Dutch writers. Lira collects and distributes remunerations for the exploitation and (re)use of literary and audiovisual works of writers, among other things for public lending rights, private copying, the distribution of audio-visual works on television and radio and reprographic rights.
Industry Events Opening Night
WED 3 - 19.30 - LUX 1
FRI 5 – 17:30 – PAVILION - TICKET REQUIRED
SAT 6 – 18:00 – PAVILION
The official opening ceremony offers a sneak peek of this year's competition program.
Go Shorty Sing-a-Long
Go Short Awards
FRI 5 – 23:00 – DE WIT WASSERIJ
Industry Drinks: Hungary THU 4 – 17:30 – PAVILION
Make sure to stop by on Thursday at this network reception to celebrate our focus program on Hungarian short film. Hosted by the Embassy of Hungary.
Nijmegen Guided Tour FRI 5 – 10:30 – INDUSTRY DESK
Tired of walking the same road from your hotel/homestay to the Go Short festival site? Always wanted to wonder the historic streets of Nijmegen but have no idea where to start? Tag along our Nijmegen Guided Tour to discover our city’s gems and enjoy the beauty of the eldest city in the Netherlands. Start at the Industry Desk.
Friday night is karaoke night! Request your favourite songs and sing loud and proud. After the karaoke night it is possible to continue the party at Club Short, the Go Short afterparty at Merleyn.
SAT 6 - 20:00 - LUX 1
The moment of truth for all films in competition: the official award ceremony of the Go Short Awards.
Industry Drinks: Awards SAT 6 – 21:00 – PAVILION
Dutch Platform Meet-Up
SAT 6 – 13:00 – INVITATION ONLY (Hosted by Creative Europe Desk NL)
Go Short is extremely proud of the many Dutch Directors whose talents are being showcased in our competition. We are all about propelling them – and their short films – into the world. At the lunch we place our talents across from key figures of the international short film. Attendees get to know one another, talk about their recent productions and exciting upcoming projects while the international industry gets a taste of our Go Short’s finest.
When the festival comes to its end it is time to say goodbye to your new found or longtime shorties. Come join us for the Farewell Brunch at the pavilion to reminisce about the amazing time we’ve had at Go Short before we all go back home after the Audience Awards.
SUN 7 – 11:00 – PAVILION – INVITATION ONLY
Industry Drinks FRI 5 – 16:30 – PAVILION
Finish the Go Short Industry Day with a drink. Chat with fellow filmmakers or get to know the speakers of the day. Hosted by LIRA. 141
Dutch Short Film Preview SAT 6 - 11.00 - LUX 2
Go Short is the go-to platform for young and promising Dutch filmmakers. We show the best films from the past year in our competitions, collaborate with several Dutch film schools, and screen films of local talents. But we want to do more. That's why, during Go Short, we host the Dutch Short Film Preview. During this program, a selection of both upcoming and celebrated Dutch filmmakers will give a preview of their most recent short film - before these films have their official international premiere. Festival programmers, distributors and buyers will receive an exclusive invite to attend this preview and get a unique opportunity to be among the very first to see these films and chat with the filmmakers afterwards, during a special lunch. With this preview program we aim to strengthen the position of Dutch short films and enhance the chances of these particular projects to get selected on international film festivals.
Dutch Platform Another way in which we promote Dutch short filmmaking is through the Dutch Platform. This has become a regular feature in our video library over the past few years. Here you can see all the Dutch film submissions that Go Short received for the current edition. For a better overview we divided these films in different categories, so you can easily find what you are looking for. This way Go Short functions as a gateway to all recent Dutch shorts for our visiting film professionals.
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35th Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival
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We like it short. 23rd Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur The Short Film Festival of Switzerland 5–10 November 2019, kurzfilmtage.ch Entry Deadline: 14 July 2019
30.11 — 07.12 2019
Call for Entries European Competition: Live-action Fiction | Flemish Competition International non-competitive programmes Academy Award®, BAFTA and European Film Award Qualifying
Media Partners Entries from 01.02.19 until 15.08.19 | Finished after 01.01.18 | Max. 35 min.
38th Uppsala International 21-27 October 2019
VIS VIENNA SHORTS 16th International Festival for Short Film, Animation and Music Video May 28 to June 2, 2019
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LA GUARIMBA INTERNATIOANL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS:
KINO G UA R I M BA 10TH- 21ST JUNE 2019
A CINEMA RESIDENCY IN SOUTHERN ITALY
We are on the lookout for ﬁlmmakers, technical crew and actors willing to learn and interact with others, by creating, shooting, editing and screening a short ﬁlm in Amantea, a small town in southern Italy. Amantea houses about 300 refugees and asylum seekers, mostly from Subsaharan Africa, that active actively participate in this project.
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“This is how cinema ought to be. Exceptional and surprising.” kino-zeit.de
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 1 – 6 May 2019
Film index — Title # #bullyingstory – 118 #pestverhaal – 118 . تسا نتسناوت نتساوخ- Willen is kunnen – 132 180CC – 116, 128 1981 – 113 32 août – 107 32 august – 107 4 Feet: Blind Date – 71 7 Days – 68 A A Bar At the Folies–Bergère – 72 A Birodalom Utolsó Napja – 89 A Different Perspective – 122 A Double Life – 64 A Kamaszkor Vége – 90 A man falls from the sky – 127 A Nyalintás Nesze – 92 A Place We Call Reality – 29, 100 A Repülés Története – 86 A River through the Mountains – 95, 103 A Simpler Life – 98 A Story About My Eyes – 122 A Way – 121 A Week with Azar – 107 Accused no. 2: Walter Sisulu – 72 Action Painting Porn | Action I – 114 Afganistanii – 39 Aldrin – 93 Alepou – 80 All Inclusive – 99 Amor, Avenidas Novas – 49 Angel – 82 Animal Behaviour – 108 Anita's Pack – 132 Anita's roedel – 132 Antão, o invisível – 119 Anthony, the invisible one – 119 Apart – 53 Aprop – 114 Aquaparque – 109 Är det för mycket begärt? – 122 Archi-Vrai – 70 Arrêt Pipi – 112 Ashe ‘68 – 70 At Midnight Plays A Dance–Tune – 63 Atlantis – 100 Awaker – 118
B Babes Roll Out – 114 Back and Forth – 50 backyard – 43 Balcony – 92 Balkon – 92 Bao – 108 Because of Salt – 26 Before Dawn – 86 Belofte – 134 Between the Lines – 128 Beyond – 91 Bigger Than Life – 38 Bike Portraits – 116 Bird High Up – 122 Birds in the Earth – 39 Birthday Resolution – 29 Birthplace – 126, 134 Bladgoud – 133 Bloeistraat 11 – 29 Blue – 43 Bond – 91 Boy Gets Eaten – 112 Brotherhood – 106 Buenos dias resistencia – 101 Buitenstebinnen – 118 Burkina Brandenburg Complex – 109 Buy a New One – 133 C Cadoul de Craciun – 117 Cake Day – 128 Caucasus – 107 Child – 64 Choir Tour – 122 Clanker Man – 115 Closing Time – 86 Cœur à prendre – 50 Collapsed Lung – 89 Container – 109 Cool Unicorn Bruv – 116 COW-BOY – 121 Crave – 114 Creature From the Lake – 128 Crocodile – 35 Crow's Nest – 63 Cycle – 126 Cycologic – 116 D Dancers – 114 Dante vs. Mohammed Ali – 133 Dazed by the Desert – 69
De Hel – 122 De Longs discours dans vos cheveux – 45 De Zon is een Maffe God – 125 Delay – 30 Demolding a Daughter – 53 Derby – 102 Det er min jævla dag – 29 Detainment – 108 Die entformte Tochter – 53 Distortion – 112 DJO – 42 Dog Shit Town – 111 Dolfin MeGumi – 51 Domek – 118 Doppelgänger – 34 Down There – 117 Dürrenwaid 8 – 33 E Eatnanvuloš Lottit – Maan sisällä linnut – 39 eenheid – 133 Egg – 106 Eindhalte – 132 Ektoras Malo : I Teleftea Mera Tis Chronias – 42, 81 EL SOL DE IPANEMA – 119 Elder Abuse – 111 Elégia – 93 Elegy – 93 Emily – 125, 128 End of Puberty – 90 Enough – 98 Entschuldigung, ich suche den Tischtennisraum und meine Freundin – 55 Etrange dit l'ange – 119 Ett Enklare Liv – 98 Excuse Me, I’m Looking For The Ping–Pong Room And My Girlfriend – 55 Exorsister – 121 F Fait Divers – 112 Faultier – 128 Fauve – 108 Felix – 102 Fest – 28 Final Stop – 132 Flower – 114 Folk Som Faller – 96 Folsom Street – 114 Fox – 80 Freedom of Movement – 36 Frogline – 111
Fuck You – 36 Fuse – 55
J Je sors acheter des cigarettes – 34
G Gardens of Light – 69 Glasbak – 69 Gli Anni – 39, 109 Glimp – 121 Godmother – 68 Gold leaf – 133 Good Intentions – 52 Good morning resistance – 101 Graduation '97 – 109 GRBAVICA – 40
K Kaal – 128 Kapitalistis – 109 Kaukazas – 107 KIDS – 37 Kill the Rich – 107 Kind – 64 Kitty Kitty – 69 Klapper – 69 KOE-MAN – 121 Kötelek – 91 Kraaiennest – 63 Krähen schiessen – 33 Kuap – 125 Kwadratura koła – 128
H H is for House – 81 Half Life VR – 72 Hallo Salaam – 127 Happiest Man (at Your Funeral) – 69 Hard On – 30 Heart Affair – 50 Heart of Hunger – 41 Heavy Metal – 68 Heavy Pen – 117 Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year – 42, 81 Heen en Weer – 50 Hell – 122 Hello Salaam – 127 Hi–Five the Cactus – 111 HIWA – 80 Homage to Old Ladies – 87 Houten Pak – 69, 101 Houthakker – 69 How Not to Meditate – 111 Huisje Boompje Beestje – 121 I I Got My Things and Left – 27 I Have a Song to Sing You – 40 I have Sinned a Rapturous Sin – 107 I Signed The Petition – 109 Ici le chemin des ânes – 50 III – 28 I'm going out for cigarettes – 34 Imam pesmu da vam pevam – 40 In Between – 36 Instead of Abracadabra – 98 Is It Too Much to Ask? – 122 Istället för Abrakadabra – 98 It's Not Custard – 111 Ivory – 114
L L' Échappée – 109 L’été et tout le reste – 59 La Bici – 116 La Chasse – 126 La Chute – 31 La Inútil – 97 La notte di Cesare – 38 Lâchez les Chiens – 109 Last Call – 89 Late Afternoon – 108 Le Baiser du Silure – 52 Le Champ de Maïs – 44 Le Discours D'acceptation Glorieux de Nicolas Chauvin – 45 Le Rêve de Sam – 128 Le Sens De La Marche – 44 Légmell – 89 Lemniscaat – 121 LEOFOROS PATISION – 106 Les gens qui roulent la nuit – 55 Les Passantes – 68 Leyenda dorada – 30 Lidérc úr – 37 Life Cycles – 122 Like a Bird – 69 L'Ile des morts – 72 Limerence – 68 Long bueno – 96 Los que desean – 109 Love 404 – 34 Lovebox – 103 Łowy – 27 Lying on your deathbed – 115
M MADRE – 108 Mama Mania – 132 Mamma's As – 121 Marguerite – 108 Me and Michael – 68 Me and My Moulton – 116 Meeting A Monster – 71 Meli Melo – 51 Mermaids and Rhinos – 92 Meryem – 109 Metro Veinte: Cita Ciega – 71 Mijn Gelukkige Ingewikkelde Familie – 118 Mijn lijf, mijn leven – 127 Mind My Mind – 59 Mitibna Lyubov – 31 Mitya's Love – 31 Moms on Fire – 102 Moonage Ice Cream (Aka David Bowie the Shape Shifter) – 111 Mother – 108 Motion Studies – 93 Moulton og Meg – 116 Mozgástanulmányok – 93 Mr Madila or The Color of Nothing – 99 Mr. Foley – 122 Mr. Mare – 37 Mudanza Contemporánea – 42 My body, my life – 127 My Happy Complicated Family – 118 My Recurring Dream – 122
Opinions – 72 Orbit – 62 Our Song to War – 26 Outside in – 118
N Na Li – 117 Nature Sauvage – 51 Në Mes – 36 Nehemías – 60 Netiquette – 95 Never Forget – 61 Nittonhundraåttioett – 113 No Gravity – 125 Nocturne – 120 Not Today – 128 Nous Trois – 27
R R.I.S.E Pathfinder – 128 Rapin* – 68 Refrain – 81 Relatív lengések – 93 Relative Swings – 93 Release the Dogs – 109 Revolution – 61 RICK – 113 Rio Entre as Montanhas – 95, 103 Riviera – 44 ROOMS – 72 Round – 93 Routine – 28 Rubber Dolphin – 51 Rules of Play – 35, 126 Run Baby Run – 132 Rust – 121 Rutinë – 28
O Oh Baby – 68 Öndivatbemutató – 87 One Of The Boys – 126 One Small Step – 108 Oneself – 61 Operation Jane Walk – 32
P Pa'lante – 68 Paradise Circus – 114 Parsi – 31 Past Perfect – 40 PATISION AVENUE – 106 Peace and Quiet – 121 People Who Drive At Night – 55 People Who Fall – 96 Pesada Pluma – 117 Pescărușul– 37 Plankton – 26 Pleased to Eat You! – 111 Porque la Sal – 26 Prebúdzač – 118 Pre-drink – 113 Principium – 132 Prisoner of Society – 41, 109 Pro Patria – 93 Promise – 134 Provence – 54, 128 Pura Vida – 115 Pynk – 69 Q Queens – 68
Sam’s Dream – 128 Same Sex Ecstasy – 134 Sans Gravité – 125 Saute ma ville – 82 Schneeman – 53 Second Floor – 62 Self Destructive Boys – 113 Self Fashion Show – 87 Sellők és Rinocéroszok – 92 Shadow Boxer – 126 Shahmaran – 69 Shame – 109 She-Pack – 54 Shooting Crows – 33 SISTERS – 128 Skin – 108 Skip and the Rhythm Rangers – 126 Skyggebokser – 126 Sloth – 128 Snor – 60 Snowman – 53 Solar Walk – 91 Something For Nothing – 122 Songbird – 70 Sounds Good – 49 Spårviddshinder – 115 Spolu sami – 53 Squaring the circle – 128 Sram – 109 Still There? – 71 Stone Age – 50 Strange says the angel – 119 Street Fighter Mas – 68 Study – 93 Supporting Film – 122 T Take me Somewhere Nice – 120 Takhir – 30 Taking Stock – 97 Tama – 54 Tarikat – 99 Taste of Love – 114 The Afghanistans – 39 The Bike – 116 The Boundless Luminosity of a Single Star – 133 The Call – 107 The Christmas Gift – 117 The Common Space – 32 The Dam – 54 The Escape – 109
The Fall – 31 The Fear of Dying in Transit – 49 The Field – 44 The Flood Is Coming – 43 The Glorious Acceptance Of Nicolas Chauvin – 45 The golden legend – 30 The History of Aviation – 86 The Hopeless – 97 The hours fall – 52 The House – 118 The Hunt – 126 The Hunt – 27 The Isle of the dead – 72 The Kiss of the Catfish – 52 The Last Day of the Empire – 89 The Meeting – 111 The Men Behind The Wall – 95 The Migrating Image – 32 The Mish Mash – 51 The night of Cesare – 38 The Noise of Licking – 92 The Popular Touch – 111 The Real Thing – 70 The Sasha – 59 The Seagull – 37 The Snugglefug – 111 The Stroker – 38 The summer and all the rest – 59 The Sun is a PHAT God – 125 The Sun of Ipanema – 119 The Tiger – 35 The Traffic Separating Device – 115 The Walking Fish – 63 The Weight of Spring – 122 The Wilderness – 51 The Years – 39, 109 Thibault – 125 Thirteen Blue – 80 Those Who Desire – 109 Tienminutengesprek – 115 Tiikeri – 35 Tina – 41 Tisztelet az öregasszonyoknak – 87 To Plant a Flag – 115 To want is to can. – 132 Tombent les heures – 52 Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains – 62 TROPICS – 33 Tuinen Van Het Licht – 69 Tungrus – 106
Tweet Tweet – 108 Two Films about Loneliness – 96 U Un Bar Aux Folies Bergère – 72 Uncle Bingo – 111 Unity – 133 Untravel – 117 Us Three – 27 V Valt een man uit de lucht – 127 Vdol' e poperyok – 128 Velo – 116 Vigilant Guardian – 117 Vihta – 115 Voor Film – 122 Vypusk `97 – 109 W Wake Up – 69 Walden - Reel 4 – 82 Wanda – 125 Wasp – 101 Wednesday With Goddard – 100 Weekends – 108 What's A Girl To Do – 116 What's the Damage – 109 Where We Are Heading – 44 White Crow – 128 Wijnwijven – 60 Wilde Woestijn – 134 Wildebeest – 109 WIND – 122 Wine Wenches – 60 Wishing Box – 108 Words in Your Hair – 45 Wrong Number – 112 Y Yek haefteh ba azar – 107 Yet Again – 97 Yulia & Juliet – 64, 113, 118, 127 Z Zelf – 61 К Крокодил – 35 ს სოციუმის პატიმარი – 41, 109
Film index — Country Argentina 4 Feet: Blind Date – 71 Parsi – 31 Austria Action Painting Porn | Action I – 114 Doppelgänger – 34 Excuse Me, I’m Looking For The Ping–Pong Room And My Girlfriend – 55 Operation Jane Walk – 32 Snowman – 53 Taste of Love – 114 Belgium 32 august – 107 Back and Forth – 50 Bloeistraat 11 – 29 Kapitalistis – 109 Les Passantes – 68 Mind My Mind – 59 Not Today – 128 Our Song to War – 26 Provence – 54, 128 Saute ma ville – 82 The Mish Mash – 51 The Sun is a PHAT God – 125 Us Three – 27 Velo – 116 Vigilant Guardian – 117 Vihta – 115 Wildebeest – 109 Bosnia and Herzegovina GRBAVICA – 40 Brazil Long bueno – 96 Bulgaria Shame – 109 Canada Angel – 82 Animal Behaviour – 108 Brotherhood – 106 Fauve – 108 Marguerite – 108 Me and My Moulton – 116 Pre–drink – 113 Yet Again – 97
China Down There – 117 Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains – 62 Colombia Our Song to War – 26 Croatia Lovebox – 103 Tina – 41 White Crow – 128 Czech Republic Apart – 53 Awaker – 118 The House – 118 Denmark Egg – 106 Shadow Boxer – 126 Solar Walk – 91 Songbird – 70 Sounds Good – 49 The Migrating Image – 32 Estonia Pura Vida – 115 Sounds Good – 49 Finland Birds in the Earth – 39 Is It Too Much to Ask? – 122 The Tiger – 35 The Stroker – 38 France A Bar At the Folies–Bergère – 72 Accused no. 2: Walter Sisulu – 72 Blue – 43 Crave – 114 Creature From the Lake – 128 Distortion – 112 DJO – 42 Down There – 117 Egg – 106 Heart Affair – 50 I'm going out for cigarettes – 34 Ivory – 114 Kaal – 128 Kapitalistis – 109 Mr. Mare – 37
No Gravity – 125 People Who Drive At Night – 55 Queens – 68 R.I.S.E Pathfinder – 128 Release the Dogs – 109 Riviera – 44 Sam’s Dream – 128 Strange says the angel – 119 The Common Space – 32 The Escape – 109 The Fall – 31 The Field – 44 The Glorious Acceptance Of Nicolas Chauvin – 45 The History of Aviation – 86 The hours fall – 52 The Hunt – 126 The Isle of the dead – 72 The Kiss of the Catfish – 52 The Real Thing – 70 The Years – 39, 109 TROPICS – 33 Words in Your Hair – 45 Georgia Prisoner of Society – 41, 109 Germany backyard – 43 Bigger Than Life – 38 Burkina Brandenburg Complex – 109 Container – 109 Derby – 102 Doppelgänger – 34 Dürrenwaid 8 – 33 Excuse Me, I’m Looking For The Ping–Pong Room And My Girlfriend – 55 Felix – 102 Fest – 28 Freedom of Movement – 36 Fuse – 55 I Signed The Petition – 109 Limerence – 68 RICK – 113 ROOMS – 72 Rules of Play – 35, 126 Sloth – 128 The Fear of Dying in Transit – 49 Two Films about Loneliness – 96 WIND – 122
Greece Fox – 80 Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year – 42, 81 Hello Salaam – 127 HIWA – 80 PATISION AVENUE – 106 Thirteen Blue – 80 Guinea–Bissau Parsi – 31 Hungary Aldrin – 93 Balcony – 92 Before Dawn – 86 Beyond – 91 Bond – 91 Closing Time – 86 Collapsed Lung – 89 Elegy – 93 End of Puberty – 90 Homage to Old Ladies – 87 Last Call – 89 Mermaids and Rhinos – 92 Motion Studies – 93 Mr. Mare – 37 Pro Patria – 93 Relative Swings – 93 Round – 93 Self Fashion Show – 87 Study – 93 The History of Aviation – 86 The Last Day of the Empire – 89 The Noise of Licking – 92
Detainment – 108 Late Afternoon – 108 Mr. Foley – 122 Israel Rubber Dolphin – 51 The Men Behind The Wall – 95 Italy Bigger Than Life – 38 Delay – 30 Freedom of Movement – 36 The Bike – 116 The night of Cesare – 38 The Years – 39, 109 Japan The Walking Fish – 63 Latvia Choir Tour – 122 Prisoner of Society – 41, 109 Lithuania Caucasus – 107 Malta Atlantis – 100
India Tungrus – 106
Norway A Place We Call Reality – 29, 100 Birthday Resolution – 29 Boy Gets Eaten – 112 Kill the Rich – 107 Me and My Moulton – 116 My Recurring Dream – 122 People Who Fall – 96 She-Pack – 54 The Weight of Spring – 122 To Plant a Flag – 115 Wanda – 125
Indonesia Birthplace – 126, 134
Paraguay Heavy Pen – 117
Iran A Week with Azar – 107 Delay – 30 I have Sinned a Rapturous Sin – 107
Poland III – 28 Love 404 – 34 Refrain – 81 Squaring the circle – 128 The Dam – 54 The Hunt – 27
Iceland To Plant a Flag – 115
Ireland A Different Perspective – 122
Portugal A River through the Mountains – 95, 103 Amor, Avenidas Novas – 49 Anthony, the invisible one – 119 Aquaparque – 109 Godmother – 68 GRBAVICA – 40 Past Perfect – 40 Self Destructive Boys – 113
Good morning resistance – 101 GRBAVICA – 40 Mother – 108 Mudanza Contemporánea – 42 The Christmas Gift – 117 The golden legend – 30 The Hopeless – 97 The Sun of Ipanema – 119 Those Who Desire – 109
Qatar Brotherhood – 106
Sweden 1981 – 113 A Simpler Life – 98 Babes Roll Out – 114 Bird High Up – 122 Brotherhood – 106 Cycologic – 116 Excuse Me, I’m Looking For The Ping–Pong Room And My Girlfriend – 55 Fuck You – 36 Half Life VR – 72 Hard On – 30 Instead of Abracadabra – 98 Moms on Fire – 102 Rapin* – 68 The Traffic Separating Device – 115
Republic of Kosovo In Between – 36 Routine – 28 Republic of Macedonia Bigger Than Life – 38 Romania Derby – 102 The Afghanistans – 39 The Call – 107 The Christmas Gift – 117 The Seagull – 37 Russia 7 Days – 68 Between the Lines – 128 Mitya's Love – 31 Tweet Tweet – 108 Rwanda I Got My Things and Left – 27 Serbia I Have a Song to Sing You – 40 Untravel – 117 Singapore Birthplace – 126, 134 Slovakia Untravel – 117 Slovenia A Week with Azar – 107 Spain Aprop – 114 Because of Salt – 26
Switzerland All Inclusive – 99 Anthony, the invisible one – 119 Fait Divers – 112 I Got My Things and Left – 27 KIDS – 37 Kuap – 125 Parsi – 31 Shooting Crows – 33 Stone Age – 50 The Fear of Dying in Transit – 49 The Flood Is Coming – 43 The Wilderness – 51 Those Who Desire – 109 Where We Are Heading – 44 The Netherlands #bullyingstory – 118 180CC – 116, 128 A Double Life – 64 A man falls from the sky – 127 A Story About My Eyes – 122 A Way – 121 Anita's Pack – 132 Arrêt Pipi – 112
At Midnight Plays A Dance–Tune – 63 Back and Forth – 50 Birthplace – 126, 134 Bloeistraat 11 – 29 Buy a New One – 133 Cake Day – 128 Child – 64 COW-BOY – 121 Crow's Nest – 63 Cycle – 126 Dante vs. Mohammed Ali – 133 Dazed by the Desert – 69 Demolding a Daughter – 53 Emily – 125, 128 Exorsister – 121 Final Stop – 132 Gardens of Light – 69 Glasbak – 69 Glimp – 121 Gold leaf – 133 Happiest Man (at Your Funeral) – 69 Heart of Hunger – 41 Heavy Pen – 117 Hell – 122 Hello Salaam – 127 Houten Pak – 69, 101 Houthakker – 69 Huisje Boompje Beestje – 121 Kitty Kitty – 69 Klapper – 69 Lemniscaat – 121 Like a Bird – 69 Lying on your deathbed – 115 Mama Mania – 132 Mamma's As – 121 Meryem – 109 Mind My Mind – 59 My body, my life – 127 My Happy Complicated Family – 118 Nehemías – 60 Netiquette – 95 Never Forget – 61 Nocturne – 120 One Of The Boys – 126 Oneself – 61 Orbit – 62 Outside in – 118 Peace and Quiet – 121 Principium – 132 Promise – 134 Pynk – 69 Revolution – 61
Run Baby Run – 132 Same Sex Ecstasy – 134 Second Floor – 62 Shahmaran – 69 SISTERS – 128 Skip and the Rhythm Rangers – 126 Snor – 60 Still There? – 71 Supporting Film – 122 Take me Somewhere Nice – 120 Tarikat – 99 The Boundless Luminosity of a Single Star – 133 The Mish Mash – 51 The Sasha – 59 The summer and all the rest – 59 The Walking Fish – 63 Thibault – 125 Tienminutengesprek – 115 To want is to can. – 132 Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains – 62 Unity – 133 Wake Up – 69 Wilde Woestijn – 134 Wine Wenches – 60 Yulia & Juliet – 64, 113, 118, 127 Tunisia Brotherhood – 106 Uganda Cycologic – 116 Ukraine Bike Portraits – 116 Crocodile – 35 Graduation `97 – 109 United Kingdom Back and Forth – 50 Birthplace – 126, 134 Clanker Man – 115 Cool Unicorn Bruv – 116 Dancers – 114 Dog Shit Town – 111 Enough – 98 Frogline – 111 Good Intentions – 52 H is for House – 81 Heavy Metal – 68 How Not to Meditate – 111
I have Sinned a Rapturous Sin – 107 I Signed The Petition – 109 It's Not Custard – 111 Life Cycles – 122 Moonage Ice Cream (Aka David Bowie the Shape Shifter) – 111 Mr Madila or The Color of Nothing – 99 Opinions – 72 Paradise Circus – 114 Plankton – 26 Pleased to Eat You! – 111 Pynk – 69 Something For Nothing – 122 Songbird – 70 Taking Stock – 97 The Field – 44 The Flood Is Coming – 43 The Meeting – 111 The Popular Touch – 111 The Snugglefug – 111 The Stroker – 38 Thirteen Blue – 80 Two Films about Loneliness – 96 Uncle Bingo – 111 Wasp – 101 Wednesday With Goddard – 100 What's A Girl To Do – 116 What's the Damage – 109 Wrong Number – 112 United States A Week with Azar – 107 Ashe ‘68 – 70 Atlantis – 100 Bao – 108 Elder Abuse – 111 Flower – 114 Folsom Street – 114 Hi-Five the Cactus – 111 Me and Michael – 68 Meeting A Monster – 71 Oh Baby – 68 One Small Step – 108 Pa'lante – 68 Skin – 108 Street Fighter Mas – 68 Walden – Reel 4 – 82 Weekends – 108 Wishing Box – 108
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