The Good Boy

International Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 19, 2015, 21:00 and Monday, June 22, 2015, 19:00 (SOUR)

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Country of Origin: USA
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2015
Running Time: 15’00“
Category: Fiction

Director: A.L. Lee
Screenplay: A.L. Lee
Cinematographer: Diego Jiménez
Music: „V8 Ford Blues“ by Willie Love, performed by James Cotton
Editor: William Lehman
Producer: Alex Ma

Synopsis: A young boxer with something to prove accepts a challenge put to him in a pub. When he meets his opponent face to face, he discovers he is mentally disabled, and he must decide; to forfeit or fight.

Festivals & Awards:
WorldFest Houston International Film Festival (Gold Remi Award for Original Story)
DisOrient Asian American Film Festival (Honorable Mention Cinematography)
DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival
The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival
Feedback Film and Screenplay Film Festival

Weblink: www.thegoodboyfilm.com

Blind Date

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Saturday, June 20, 2015, 19:00 and Monday, June 22, 2015, 21:00 (BITTER)

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Country of Origin: Norway
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 15’00“
Category: Fiction

Director: Maria Askedal
Screenplay: Maria Askedal
Cinematographer: Morthen Forsberg
Music: Øyvind Planting
Editor: Jonas Aarø
Producer: Eivind Sæther, Maria Askedal

Synopsis: For their date, Olav takes Anne Marthe deeper and deeper into the woods. As darkness falls, Anne Marthe asks herself whether Olav might have more ominous plans…

Festivals & Awards:
Festival International Signes de Nuit 2014
Bornshorts September 2014
Malta Horrorfilm festival October 2014
Exground Filmfest November 2014
Miami International film festival December 2014
Madrid International Film Festival July 2015

Weblink: www.blinddatefilm.com

Till Day’s End (Ad Sof Hayom)

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Sunday, June 21, 2015, 19:00 and Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 19:00 (SALTY)

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Country of Origin: Israel
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 19’00“
Category: Fiction

Director: Amitai Ashkenazi
Screenplay: Amitai Ashkenazi, Yona Rozenkier
Cinematographer: Oded Ashkenazi
Music: Yakir Ben Tov
Editor: Yinon Porat
Producer: Ayelet Weissman

Synopsis: 18 years old Elai works with his brother in the fish ponds at the kibbutz. After he is saved from thieves by an Arab kid from the nearby village, he tells a lie that will come back to haunt him.

Festivals & Awards:
Sehsüchte Film Festival. award for best short fiction.
LISFE. Jury’s Special Mention.
Clermont Ferrand Film Festival.
Camerimage.
Cinemed.
Jerusalem Film Festival.
Tel Aviv International Students Film Festival.

Weblink: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=770820182

The Bear Family Secret (O Segredo Da Família Urso)

European Premiere

Screenings: Saturday, June 20, 2015, 19:00 and Monday, June 22, 2015, 21:00 (BITTER)

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Country of Origin: Brazil
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 20’00“
Category: Fiction

Director: Cíntia Domit Bittar
Screenplay: Will Martins, Cíntia Domit Bittar
Cinematographer: Marx Vamerlatti
Music: Mateus Mira
Editor: Cíntia Domit Bittar
Producer: Ana Paula Mendes, Carol Gesser, Cíntia Domit Bittar, Will Martins

Synopsis: During the military dictatorship of 1970s Brazil, an eight year-old girl suddenly finds her playroom locked. When her parents aren’t looking, she steals the key off the hook…

Festivals & Awards:
10º Fantaspoa Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantástico de Porto Alegre, Brazil 2014: Best Short Film (Jury Award)
21º Festival Latinoamericano de Vídeo e Artes Audiovisuales, Argentina 2014: Best Actor
8º Buried Alive – Atlanta Independent Horror Film Festival, USA 2014: Best Short Film
Morbido Film Fest, México 2014
Zinema Zombie, Colombia 2014
19º CINE-PE Festival Audiovisual, Brazil 2015: Best Director, Actress, Art Direction and Sound Editing
Rio de Janeiro Intl Short Film Festival, Brazil 2014
Janela Internacional de Recife, Brazil 2104

Weblink: novelofilmes.com.br/osegredodafamiliaurso

Pastorale

German Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 19, 2015, 21:00 and Monday, June 22, 2015, 19:00 (SOUR)

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Country of Origin: France
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 18’20“
Category: Fiction

Director: Oriane Polack
Screenplay: Alain Descheres

Synopsis: In an unknown country, armed militia have imposed a reign of terror. Two women find themselves thrown together as they flee with their children through the treacherous backcountry.

Festivals & Awards:
Festival de Douarnenez Douarnenez 2014, France
Peace and Love festival Falun 2014, Sweden
Sardinia Film Festival Sardinia 2014, Italy
Cinemadamare Stazzema 2014, Italy
Two Riverside Kazimierz Dolny 2014, Poland
Berlin Cinema Summer Party Berlin 2014, Germany
Cine a la Calle Bogota 2014, Colombia

The Gold Watch (Guldklockan)

German Premiere

Screenings: Thursday, June 18, 2015, 19:00 and Saturday, June 20, 2015, 21:00 (SWEET)

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Country of Origin: Sweden
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 7’00“
Category: Fiction

Director: Joachim Nakagawa Stråning
Screenplay: Joachim Nakagawa Stråning
Cinematographer: Maja Dennhag
Music: Arthur Onion, Per-Arvid Lennart Widlund
Editor: Joachim Nakagawa Stråning, Emma Ringqvist, Joel Lindgren
Producer: Joachim Nakagawa Stråning

Synopsis: Whilst completing his daily shopping round, a man finds a magical pocket watch. With it he has the power to stop time. However, chaos ensues…

Festivals & Awards:
St. Louis Film Festival
XV Festival Internacional de cortometrajes Cine a la calle, Taglia Corti
Short Shorts Film Festival
Asia & Palm Springs International Short Fest

Poor Sailor

International Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 19, 2015, 19:00 and Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 21:00 (UMAMI)

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Country of Origin: Spain
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 14’00“
Category: Fiction

Director: Víctor Carrey
Screenplay: Víctor Carrey, Martí Roca (adapted from a comic book by Sammy Harkham)
Cinematographer: Bet Rourich
Music: Rauelsson
Editor: Martí Roca
Producer: Lita Roig, Sergi Casamitjana

Synopsis: „Poor Sailor“ chronicles the misadventures of a farmer who decides to leave his quiet and simple life in the mountains to embark on a great adventure at sea.

Festivals & Awards:
Concurso EL CORTO DEL AÑO: Mención especial
Estrenos CortoEspaña 2015. CortoEspaña Rute, Córdoba
XXI Trofeo Torretes de Curtmetratges. Calella, Barcelona
VI Festival Internacional de cortos PIÉLAGOS EN CORTO. Categoría Nacional Torrelavega, Santander

Weblink: www.agenciafreak.com

You Have A Problem

Screenings: Sunday, June 21, 2015, 19:00 and Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 19:00 (SALTY)

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Countries of Origin: Russia, USA
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 08’59“
Category: Fiction

Director: Lena Tsodykovskaya
Screenplay: Lena Tsodykovskaya
Cinematographer: Lena Tsodykovskaya
Music: Lena Tsodykovskaya
Producer: Bogdan Apetri

Synopsis: Denis, a Russian teenager obsessed with American TV, struggles to convince his family to throw an intervention for his older brother’s drinking problem. The only thing is, none of them have any idea of what an intervention actually is.

Weblink: vimeo.com/105599592