True love

German Premiere

Screenings:Friday, June 22, 19:00 (City Kinos) and Tuesday, June 26, 19:00 (film.coop)
SOUR

Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Year of Production: 2012
Duration: 12′
Category: Fiction

Director: Mark Triller
Screenplay: Mark Triller
Cinematographer: Sandra Samacá
Editor: Melissa Lo
Producer: Yang Yang
Cast: Eloise Black, Cameron Harris, Peter Charlton, Eloise Secker, Matthew Jones

Synopsis: Adam and his girlfriend are having trouble in their relationship. But when an old man tells him the secret to making true love last forever, Adam is faced with a dilemma where the cost of saving his relationship is almost as damaging as watching it self destruct.
Inhalt: Adam und seine Freundin haben Probleme in ihrer Beziehung. Als ein alter Mann Adam ein Geheimnis verrät um wahre Liebe ewig währen zu lassen, sieht sich dieser gefangen in einem Dilemma, in dem der Preis, den er für die Rettung seiner Beziehung bezahlen muss, fast ebenso schmerzhaft ist, wie dabei zuzusehen, wie diese auseinanderbricht.

Festivals: Limelight Film Festival 2012, UK

Weblink:
www.wix.com/trueloveshort/film

Program

Thursday, June 21, 2012

19:00 SWEET
21:00 ERÖFFNUNGSEMPFANG / OPENING COCKTAIL

Friday, June 22, 2012

19:00 SOUR
21:00 UMAMI
23:00 KURZ&KNAPP Kinosportcup: KICK-OFF
23:00 BEST OF GERMANY

Saturday, June 23, 2012

19:00 SALTY
21:00 SWEET
23:00 CINE-BOAT BY NISI MASA

Sunday, June 24, 2012

10:00 KURZ&KNAPP Kinosportcup: DEADLINE
19:00 BITTER
21:00 KURZ&KNAPP Kinosportcup: AWARD CEREMONY

Monday, June 25, 2012

19:00 UMAMI
21:00 SALTY

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

19:00 SOUR
21:00 BITTER

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

19:00 FRIENDS&FAMILY
21:00 INTERNATIONALER WETTBEWERB: PREISVERLEIHUNG / INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: AWARD CEREMONY

Veröffentlicht unter 2012

Ursus

German Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 22, 21:00 (City Kinos) and Monday, June 25, 19:00 (film.coop)
UMAMI

Country of Origin: Latvia
Year of Production: 2011
Duration: 10′
Category: Animation

Director: Reinis Petersons
Screenplay: Reinis Petersons
Music: Jekabs Nimanis
Editor: Davis Simanis
Producer: Sabine Andersone
Animator: Martins Dumins

Synopsis: A story about an anthropomorphic bear who works as an acrobat-motorcyclist in a circus during the day but yearns for wildlife and forest where his true happiness seems to dwell at night. One day, the bear decides to leave everything and takes off to the forest to pursue his happiness.
Inhalt: Die Geschichte eines anthropomorphen Bären, der tagsüber als Motorrad-Akrobat in einem Zirkus arbeitet. Nachts jedoch sehnt er sich nach dem Wald und der Wildnis, wo er seine Erfüllung findet. Eines Tages beschließt der Bär, alles hinter sich zu lassen und macht sich auf die Suche nach seinem Glück.

Festivals: 34th International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand, France; Aspen Shortfest 2012, USA; 9th International Independent Film Festival IndieLisboa, Portugal; International Short Film Festival of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Awards: National Film Contest „Lielais Kristaps“, Latvia as Debut Film 2012

Weblinks:
www.atomart.lv/ursus
www.reinispetersons.com

Tumult

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings:Friday, June 22, 19:00 (City Kinos) and Tuesday, June 26, 19:00 (film.coop)
SOUR

Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Year of Production: 2011
Duration: 13′
Category: Fiction

Director: Johnny Barrington
Screenplay: Johnny Barrington
Cinematographer: Manuel Claro
Editor: Maya Maffioli
Producer: Rhianna Andrews

Synopsis: A tribe of Norse warriors traipse across a barren land after battle. Bloodied and wounded, their chief is near death. He is about to hand over power to his son when an army of a completely different kind … descends upon them.
Inhalt: Ein Klan nordischer Krieger wandert nach einer Schlacht durch die karge Landschaft. Verwundet und blutend, ist ihr Anführer dem Tode nah. Als er gerade die Macht an seinen Sohn weitergeben will, sehen sich die Krieger mit einer Armee von ihnen völlig unbekannter Art konfrontiert.

Festivals: Inverness Film Festival, Scotland; London Short Film Festival, UK; Flickerfest Sydney, Australia; Sundance Film Festival, USA: Glasgow Film Festival, UK; SXSW Austin, USA; Go Short Nijmegen, Netherlands; Sarasota Film Festival, USA; Rincon International Film Festival, Puerto Rico; Newport Beach Film Festival 2012; USA

Weblink:
www.vimeo.com/johnnybarrington

Chicken Chasseur (Duo de volailles, Sauce chasseur)

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Thursday, June 21, (film.coop) 19:00 and Saturday, June 23, 21:00 (City Kinos)
SWEET

Country of Origin: Belgium
Year of Production: 2011
Duration: 6′
Category: Animation

Director: Pascale Hecquet
Screenplay: Pascale Hecquet
Cinematographer: Pascale Hecquet
Music: Pierre Gillet
Producer: Thierry Zamparutti
Cast: Jean-Gobert de Coster
Mix: Nils Fauth

Synopsis: Life hangs by a thread. Sometimes, it is none other than an old floor lamp switch. The question (of life or death) should be: Must the light stay on or off? This exploration between hunter and prey, will be revealed with music.
Inhalt: Das Leben hängt am seidenen Faden, manchmal kann es jedoch auch der Schalter einer alten Stehlampe sein. Die Frage (nach Leben oder Tod) lautet: Licht an oder aus?. Eine musikalische Erforschung der Beziehung zwischen Jäger und Gejagten.

Festivals: Anima Brussels 2012, Belgium; BeFilms Festival Brussels 2011, Belgium, International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand 2012, France; 24th Festival of Belgian Cinema Moustier 2012, Belgium; Festimages.be Charleroi 2012, Belgium; Indielisboa 2012, Portugal; 21st Festival Côté court en Seine-Saint-Denis / Pantin 2012, France; Détours en Ciné-Court, séance Bout’choux, Saint-Genies Bellevue 2012, France; Seoul Internatinal Youth Film Festival 2012, South Korea; Festival Séquence court-métrage de Toulouse 2012, France
Awards: Best Animation Award at Anima Brussels 2012, Belgium

Weblinks:
www.grifagraf.com
www.grifagraf.com//grifagraf_animateur
ambiancesproductions.over-blog.com/

Bye (Dag)

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Saturday, June 23, 19:00 (City Kinos) and Monday, June 25, 21:00 (film.coop)
SALTY

Country of Origin: The Netherlands
Year of Production: 2011
Duration: 10′
Category: Short Fiction

Director: Tamar van den Dop
Screenplay: Esther Duysker
Cinematographer: Gregor Meerman
Music: Tim van Peppen
Editor: Katarina Türler
Producer: Marc Bary
Cast: Jona Jungerman, Tamar van den Dop

Synopsis: Through the eye of his camera, Jonathan sees how grown up people deal with the death of his father and say their last goodbyes to him. Maybe he could postpone this farewell.
Inhalt: Durch das Auge der Kamera sieht Jonathan, wie Erwachsene mit dem Tod seines Vaters umgehen und sich von ihm verabschieden. Vielleicht kann er den Abschied noch hinauszögern.

Festivals: The Netherlands Film Festival Utrecht 2011, The Netherlands; Cinemateca International Film Festival Montevideo 2012, Uruguay; International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2012, Germany.

Weblink: www.imdb.com

Could see a puma (Pude ver un puma)

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 22, 21:00 (City Kinos) and Monday, June 25, 19:00 (film.coop)
UMAMI

Country of Origin: Argentina
Year of Production: 2011
Duration: 17′
Category: Short Fiction

Director: Eduardo Williams
Cinematographer: Manuel Bascoy
Screenplay: Eduardo Williams
Music: Alex Del Río, Eduardo Williams
Editor: Eduardo Williams
Producer: Alexan Sarikamichian
Cast: Nahuel Perez Biscayart, Fernando Contigani García, Juan Manuel Soler, Felipe Villanueva, Jerónimo Quevedo

Synopsis: The accident leads a group of young boys from the high roofs of their neighborhood, passing through its destruction, to the deepest of the earth.
Inhalt: Der Unfall führt eine Gruppe Jungs von den hohen Dächern ihrer Nachbarschaft durch ihre zerstörte Umwelt zum Mittelpunkt der Erde.

Festivals: SHNIT Bern, Switzerland; International Short Film Festival Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Curta Cinema Río de Janeiro, Brazil; International Film Festival Guadalajara, Mexico; 3rd Antarctic Short, Documentary and Animation Film Festival, Antarctica; BAFICI Buenos Aires International Independent Filmfestival, Argentina; Cannes Cinéfondation, France; Vienna Independent Shorts, Austria; Award from Fondo Metropolitano de Cultura de Buenos Aires, for 35 mm print.
Awards: Award for Best Short at BAFICI Buenos Aires, Argentina; Honorary Mention at International Short Film Festival Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Award for 35 mm print from Fondo Metropolitano de Cultura de Buenos Aires

Weblink: www.vimeo.com

Mountainous (Bergig)

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Wednesday, June 27, 19:00 (film.coop)
FRIENDS AND FAMILY

Country of Origin: Germany
Year of Production: 2012
Duration: 34´
Category: Fiction

Director: Julia Daschner
Screenplay: Julia Daschner
Cinematographer: Julia Daschner
Music: Rainer Bartesch, Fabian Klebig
Editor: Anna Kappelmann
Producer: Martin Blankemeyer
Cast: Samia Chancrin, Gian Rupf

Synopsis: On a small alpine hut far away from their every day life, a woman and a man try to find out, what they feel for each other, if they could be together. But soon they have to face reality: He’s attached to his family and fears to loose them for just a flirt. She either doesn’t know how to trust her own feelings, because she’s been often hurt by love. However, they go on, try to get to know each other and – at the end – to make a decision.
Inhalt: Auf einer Berghütte fernab ihres Alltags versuchen zwei Menschen herauszufinden, was sie füreinander empfinden – ob und wie sie miteinander sein können. Doch die Realität holt die beiden ein. Er hängt an seiner Familie und hat Angst, diese für eine gerade aufkeimende Liebe aufzugeben. Sie weiß nicht, inwieweit sie ihren Gefühlen trauen darf – so oft schon wurde sie in der Liebe enttäuscht. Dennoch gehen die beiden weiter, versuchen, sich unter diesen Umständen näher kennenzulernen – und am Ende eine Entscheidung zu treffen

Weblink: www.juliadaschner.de/

Nearby (Muy cerca)

German Premiere

Screenings: Sunday, June 24, 19:00 (City Kinos) and Tuesday, June 26, 21:00 (film.coop)
BITTER

Country of Origin: Spain
Year of Production: 2011
Duration: 16′
Category: Fiction

Director: Iván Caso
Screenplay: Iván Caso, Silvia Nanclares
Cinematographer: Iván Caso
Music: Nacho Alvarez
Editor: Carolina Martinez
Producer: Koldo Zuazua Iván Caso
Cast: Isable Blanco, Juana Caso Hedo, Manolo Solo, Mateo Caso Riera, Mercedes Almarcha

Synopsis: Julia has arranged to meet her partner Jaime on a beach, who has left her some cryptic clues. Julia and the children will follow the clues until they get lost in a forest near the beach. During this little odyssey she will show us the fragile link she has with reality and her true nature.
Inhalt: Julia hat sich mit ihrem Partner Jaime zu einem Treffen am Strand verabredet, der ihr mehrere rätselhafte Zeichen hinterlässt. Julia und die Kinder verfolgen die Anweisungen, bis sie sich in einem in der Nähe des Strandes gelegenen Wald verirren. Während dieser kleinen Odyssee wird die fragile Verbindung aufgezeigt, die Julia zur Realität, ihren Kindern und ihrer wahren Natur pflegt..

Festivals: MECAL Festival Internacional de Cine de Barcelona, Spain; ALCINE Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares, Spain; ZINEBI Festival Interacional de Cine de Bilbao, Spain
Awards: Best Cinematography Award at MECAL Festival Internacional de Cine de Barcelona, Spain; Best Musical Score Award at ALCINE Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares Madrid, Spain; Best Screenplay Award at ZINEBI Festival Internacional de Cine de Bilbao, Spain

Weblink:www.imdb.com

Five lives by silence

Screening: Saturday, June 23, 23:00 (City Kinos)
CINE-BOAT BY NISI MASA

Country of Origin: Hungary/Greece, UK, Turkey
Year of Production: 2012
Duration: 14´
Category: Documentary

Director: Miki Ambrózy, Nick Shaw, Begüm Güleç

Synopsis: Five Lives by Silence observes the daily workings of silence and stillness, through a parallel poetic and physical journey through the Finnish Archipelago.
Inhalt: „Five Lives by Silence“ untersucht die täglichen Auswirkungen von Schweigen und Stille durch eine gleichzeitig poetische und physische Reise durch das finnische Archipel.

Weblinks:
www.nisimasa.com
www.turku2011.fi