Closer (APROP)

German Premiere

Screenings: Saturday, June 14, 19:00 and Tuesday, June 17, 21:00 (UMAMI)


Country of Origin: Spain
Year of Production: 2007
Duration: 6’20“
Category: Experimental

Director: Aitor Echeverria
Screenplay: Aitor Echeverria
Cinematographer: Aitor Echeverria
Editor: Pedro Pablo Rodenas
Music: Chalart 58
Producers: Roger Amigo, Mireira Ibars
Cast: Carolina Alejos, Silvia Marin

Synopsis: Sleep interrupted by the brush of a familiar touch. The light caress of a finger across your back. The sigh of that voice inviting you to play. The most everyday gestures become, at close range, an extraordinary dance.

Festivals & Awards: Zemos98 Sevilla Spain 2008 (Audience Award), Barcelona Visual Sound Spain 2008 (Jury Award for Best Video Art), 5º Cinekink NY USA 2008 (Best Experimental Short Film), Short Film Festival Of Real Spain 2007 (Best Video Art), IXX Festival Internacional de Fano Italy 2007 (Third Place Award), IX Mostra Minima en Gandia Spain 2007 (Re-accion Award), IX Abycine de Albacete Spain 2007 (Special Mention), XIV Certamen de cortometrajes de Leioa Spain 2007 (Third Place Award), IV Certamen de cortometrajes Ca Revolta de Valencia Spain 2007 (Best Short Film), Festival Arrivanoicorti en Montelanico Italy 2007 (Best Editing), Festival de cortometrajes de Soria Spain 2007 (Best Photography), Certamen de cortometrajes Ca Revolta Spain 2007 (Best Short Film), The Northern Wave International Film Festival Iceland 2008, Bradford Film Fest-BIFF08 UK 2008, 48. International Festival of Cinema and TV Cartagena Colombia 2008, DanceFilmAssociation New York USA 2008, 24. International Short Film Festival Lille France 2008, Newfilmmakers Film Festival NY USA 2008, La Fila Valladolid Spain 2008, Festival Amori in corto Itay 2008, Festival de jovenes realizadores de Granada Spain 2008, Festival Maremetraggio Trieste Italy 2008, Cinedans Amsterdam Holland 2008, Sofia International Film Festival Bulgaria 2008, III Festival de cortometrajes Las Dunas Spain 2008, XI Spanish film festival Australia 2008, REC08 Tarragona Spain 2008, ACT Festival Spain 2008, Canadian Worldwide Film Festival Canada 2008, Amsterdamshorts! Amsterdam Holland 2008, Dance Camera West Film Festival Los Angeles USA 2008 Festival IDN Barcelona Spain 2007, Festival de Cine en Forli Italy 2007, Festival de Cine de Girona Spain 2007, Sardinia Film Festival Italy 2007, International Short Film Montecatini Italy 2007, Festival Fascurt in Masnou Spain 2007, Film Festival in Ponferrada Spain 2007, Cinespana France 2007, MECAL International Short Film Festival Spain 2007, International Short Film Festival Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro Brasil 2007, FICCAB – festival de cine alternativo en Benalmadena Spain 2007, 9 Abycine Spain 2007, „Curta Cinema“ Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival 2007, „Optica“ Festival Of Visual Arts Spain 2007, Zinebi Film Festival Bilbao Spain 2007, Certamen cortometrajes de Jerez Spain 2007, FIFE – experimental film festival of Carburari – Rumania 2007, Cinemad07 Spain 2007, ALCINE Madrid Spain 2007