International Competition 8 – Teardrops

Sat, 18.03.2017 - 22:00 - Filmgalerie at Leerer Beutel - International Competition


We will show this program again on: Mo / 20.03. / Ostentor / 7 pm

HEVÊRK
THE CIRCLE

In Mesopotamia, there are children of different ethnicities, religions and languages. The teacher introduces the letter of the week: “O”. It seems like an ordinary school day, but it turns into a life-changing event for Zelal, a seven year old Ezidi Kurdish (Yazidi) girl, and her introvert admirer Zeki.

Turkey 2016, color, 14 min, OV, English subtitles
Director & Script: Ruken Tekeş, DoP: Deniz Eyüboğlu Aydin, Sound: Umut Şenyol, Editing: Özcan Vardar
Production: Sarya Films, Ruken Tekeş
Contact: The Moon Shot Company

LIMBO

The leopard shall lie down with the goat. The wolves shall live with the lambs. And the young boy will lead them. Twelve kids see a boy, who differs from them because of his white skin and white hair. This otherness provokes fascination, respect as well as anxiety. He’s leading them to a whale washed ashore, who hovers between life and death.

France/Greece 2016, color, 30 min, OV, English subtitles
Director & Script: Konstantina Kotzamani, DoP: Giorgos Karvelas, Editing: Yannis Chalkiadakis
Production: Sacrebleu Productions, Ron Dyens
Contact: Sacrebleu Productions

APNOE

A past childhood period that was long put into denial comes back alive within the intimate space of a Brussels bathroom. The power of it grows with the bathroom rituals and lets time and space blur.

Belgium 2016, color, 9 min, OV, English subtitles
Realization: Nicola Stephanie Sangs, DoP: Stephanie Nicola Sangs, Farah Kassem
Production & Contact: DocNomads LUCA School of Arts

MON DERNIER ÉTÉ
MY LAST SUMMER

During a heat wave in Montreal Tom, 11 years old, meets Édith, also 11. He soon discovers that Édith carries a terrible secret. Tom eventually loses his innocence at the dawn of this first love, which becomes the symbol of his last.

Canada 2016, color, 15 min, OV, English subtitles
Director & Script: Claude Demers, DoP: Nicolas Canniccioni, Editing: Alexandre Leblanc
Production: Bravo Charlie, Étienne Hansez
Contact: Travelling, les films qui voyagent

MOVEMENTS ARISING FROM DIFFERENT RELATIONSHIPS – BETWEEN REGULARITY AND IRREGULARITY II

Regularity and Irregularity. Different relationships, in which both of them united are capable to polarize. Something that seemed regular at first, can quickly turn into something exciting and irregular. And the other way round.

Japan 2015, color, 13 min, no dialog
Realization: Masahiro Tsutani
Production & Contact: Masahiro Tsutani

ZVIR
THE BEAST

A rashly accepted job at a construction site in a coastal resort becomes a pain in the neck for a backhoe-loader operator from the hinterland. He must deal with sense of duty, responsibility and doubt. And that’s not all. He is as well driving with an unexpected passenger.

Croatia 2016, color, 15 min, OV, English subtitles
Realization: Miroslav Sikavica, Script: Miroslav Sikavica , Marija Šimoković Sikavica
Production: Propeler Film, Boris T. Matić
Contact: TWR association