BACK TO SCHOOL
Hey, school is back in session! Anxious first-graders, teenage girls focused on their instagram hearts more than their grades, students and teachers - their holidays are over and they are returning to classrooms and auditoriums. Regardless of whether you’re starting your semester happy or worried, or if you’re dealing with " But I don't wanna go to school" by your child or a partner resuming their teaching post, come process the beginning of the new school year with a special BACK TO SCHOOL iShorts program.
LOCKER ROOM (AUSTRALIA)
Director: Greta Nash | Producer: Honeylyn Lisson |
Star: Bridie Noonan, Max Stephens, Charlie Hannaford |
Year: 2017 | Length: 14 min | Live Action |
Carla is a teenage girls who hangs out with the boys, going to their matches and playing vidogames. They are her best friends and they would never treat a girl in such a nasty manner as Carla sees others do on Facebook. Which is exactly why she really shouldn’t read their actual chat histories.
SCHOOLYARD BLUES (SWEDEN)
Director: Maria Eriksson | Producer: Farima Karimi |
Star: Douglas Steyner, Olle Frelin, Eva Melander |
Year: 2017 | Length: 17 min | Live Action |
Mike’s baby brother is going to school for the very first time. Unlike the other kids, he won’t be accompanied by a parent - there’s only his older brother to supply the ‘adult’ part of his family in the transition peried between careless childhood and being part of the school system.
GET READY WITH ME (SWEDEN)
Director: Jonatan Etzler | Producer: Johan Lundström |
Star: Shanti Roney, Miriam Ingrid, Jenna Chaaraoui |
Year: 2018 | Length: 29 min | Live Action |
Asking his students to make a video about their life for his class, Lucas had no idea what he’s unleashed. Trying to help, understendably a little cluelessly, he is pulled into merciless battle for followers and popularity of the young vloggers, for whom the line between reality and the prank genre is quite blurry. Cyber-bullying and online life from an original perspective in the Student Academy Award winner of 2018.
CAREER DAY (USA)
Director: Ashley Deckman | Producers: Artemis Shaw, Ashley Deckman |
Star: Matilda Fleming, Shane Fleming, Rebecca Karpovsky |
Year: 2018 | Length: 8 min | Live Action |
Children in costumes, proud parents, the holidays, all recipes for a nice evening, until Mandy and her daughter, Alley, get on stage to make their Career Day presentation...
WORLD WIDE WOVEN BODIES (NORWAY)
Director: Truls Krane Meby | Producer: Jannik Dam Kehlet |
Star: Heine Dybvik, Anders T. Andersen, Nina Bendiksen |
Year: 2016 | Length: 16 min | Live Action |
Mads is 12 years old and as he’s growing up in the 1990’s, so he hangs out with his friends offline in the woods surrounding the Norweigian village. One day, his Dad gets a computer with internet access and Mads soon discovers that the World Wide Web is useful for other stuff than just doing one’s homework.
Total length of the screening 84 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.