Janus

Bavarian Premiere

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

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Country of Origin: South Korea
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 15’13“
Category: Fiction

Director: Sung Hwan Kim
Screenplay: Sung Hwan Kim
Cinematographer: Sung Hwan Kim
Music: Jae Hyun Sung, Dong Hoon Han
Editor: Sung Hwan Kim
Producer: Sung Hwan Kim

Synopsis: Deep in the snow covered mountains, a young couple accidentally runs over a little boy. While they argue about what to do next, there is a little camera in their car, recording every detail of their conversation…

Festivals & Awards:
Seoul International Extreme Short Image and Film Festival 2015 (South Korea): Audience Award

Cactus And Mimosa (Kaktus und Mimose)

Screening: Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 19:00 (OUT OF COMPETITION)

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Country of Origin: Germany
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 10’34“
Category: Fiction

Director: Aline Hochscheid
Screenplay: Katarina Kokstein
Cinematographer: Fabian Klein
Music: Jo Müller
Editor: Zoltan Madjarevic
Producer: Olivia Charamsa

Synopsis: Neglected by her family, young Mira turns to her neighbor Fritz for company. All is well, until her gang decides the old man is their next victim.

Jukebox Records

International Premiere

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

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

Director: Lena Sunnby
Screenplay: Lena Sunnby
Cinematographer: Ingvill Sunnby
Music: Weld, Dollsquad, Bullbose Noses, The Joyful Tears
Editor: Lena Sunnby
Producer: Lena Sunnby, Amalie Sunnby

Synopsis: To escape her troubled home, 17 year old Ida seeks refuge at the local record store. There she befriends the owner Edvin and meets the handsome lead singer from the rock band Safari Cookies. Everything is going well untill Ida finds out that the store is under threat of closing.

Weblink: vimeo.com/89692560

Super 8 Role Play

German Premiere

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

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Countries of Origin: Spain
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2015
Running Time: 15:00
Category: Fiction

Director: Ángel Haro de Rosario
Screenplay: Ángel Haro de Rosario
Cinematographer: Pablo Miralles
Music: Ángel Salazar
Editor: César Herradura
Producer: Ángel Haro de Rosario

Synopsis: A young couple tries an innovative therapy to save their relationship. Armed with only two super8 cameras, they set out into the desert alone.

Festivals & Awards:
Termita Film Festival, Muestra de cine SINÚ (Argentina)
2º Prize at Certamen de Jóvenes Creadores (Madrid)
Mal del Cap (Ibiza), Award of Merit at The Indie Fest Film Awards
Feria Internacional de Cine de Manizales (FICMA)
Cortos con Ñ, Viva Cinema Latino (Waterbury, Connecticut)
Saman Festicine Video Imagen de Viterbo (Colombia)
“Honorable mention“ at Short Festival The Indie)-Gathering (Hudson, Ohio)
Hollywood Shorts Reel-14
XII Festival Internacional de cortometrajes Almería en Corto, y Cortopatía.

Weblink: super8roleplay.com

Little Guide To Mushrooms (Malý Atlas Húb)

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

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Country of Origin: Czech Republic
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2015
Running Time: 19’26“
Category: Fiction

Director: Tomáš Janáček
Screenplay: Tomáš Janáček
Cinematographer: Jan Hrubý
Music: Tomáš Oramus
Editor: Mariana Kozáková
Producer: Michal Kráčmer, Ondřej Šejnoha

Synopsis: Before leaving for university, a group of friends visit their old teacher at his summer house. During the course of a night, past secrets are revealed.

The Man Who Knew A Lot (L’Homme Qui En Connaissait Un Rayon)

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

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Country of Origin: France
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2013
Running Time: 20′
Category: Fiction

Director: Alice Vial
Screenplay: Alice Vial
Cinematographer: Brice Pancot
Music: Emmanuel D’Orlando
Editor: Gregoire Pontecaille
Producer: Marc-Benoit Crenacier

Synopsis: Mister Beranger works at Paradesign, a big furniture store, where employees live in the mock-up rooms. Beranger himself resides in the cottage deparment and excels at promoting his „footrest dachshund“. His life seems perfectly settled until he gets promoted to the mysterious thirteenth floor…

Festivals & Awards:
The 8th Annual Red Rock Film Festibal 2014, USA
Festival International du film d’Afrique et des Iles 2014, Reunion
Yofi Film Festival 2014, USA
Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014, UK
Kaoshiung Film Festival 2014, Taiwan
23 ème Festival International Séquence court métrage 2014, France
Festival Saint Paul Trois Chateaux 2014, France
Festival européen du Film Court de Brest 2014, France

Nighthawks

German Premiere

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

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Country of Origin: China
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2013
Running Time: 14’00“
Category: Fiction

Director: Gianpaolo Lupori
Screenplay: Gianpaolo Lupori, Leo Lu
Cinematographer: Gianpaolo Lupori
Music: Mike Hough
Editor: Robert Polewski
Producer: Charlie Moretti

Synopsis: In a dimly lit Shanghai restaurant, vigilante justice is served.

Festivals & Awards:
Foyle Film Festival 2013, Derry, UK
Winner Best International Film 15 Minutes of Fame 2013, Florida, USA: Best International Film & Audience Choice Award
Los Angeles Asia Pacific Film Festival 2014, USA
Independent Filmmaker’s Showcase 2014, USA
Indie Spirit Film Festival 2014, USA
Portobello Film Festival 2014, UK
Salento International Film Festival 2014, Italy
Williamsburg International Film Festival 2014, USA
Hawaii International Film Festival 2014, USA
Southampton International Film Festival 2014, UK
St. Louis International Film Festival 2014, USA
Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2014, USA
ZINEBI International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao 2014, Spain
Bronx Independent Film Festival 2014, USA
Bratislava International Film Festival 2014, Slovakia
Brooklyn International Film Festival 2014, USA
3rd Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival 2014, India
Silk Road Film Festival 2015, Ireland
Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema 2015, UK
Dieciminuti Film Festival 2015, Italy: Best Film (Extralarge Selection)
Asians On Film 2015, USA
Seattle Transmedia and Independent Film Festival 2015, USA
Toronto International Film and Video Awards 2015, Canada

Weblink: www.nighthawksmovie.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

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

A Pinch Of Oskar (Eine Prise Oskar)

Screening: Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 19:00 (OUT OF COMPETITION)

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Country of Origin: Germany
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2013
Running Time: 12’54“
Category: Fiction

Director: Martina Plura
Screenplay: Michael Brinkmann
Cinematographer: Florian Mag
Producer: Nadine Lewerenz

Synopsis: 16 year-old David befriends Ellie while working at his parents‘ pet cemetery. Ellie is devastated when she has to move away and leave her dog’s urn behind. Until David comes up with a plan…

Weblink: www.hamburgmediaschool.com