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Well, January is here. What now? Are you embarking on a journey to the brand-new year, not yet knowing how to start and where it takes you? Do you want to take a sweet ride and go looking for love, party, sex or the meaning of life? Get inspired by the heroes and heroines who set out on the road in a special January iShorts program full of the best short road movies.
DAYTIME NOON (USA)
Director: Micah Perta | Producers: Micah Perta, Andrea Roa, Traci Terrill |
Star: Olivia Wilde, Jakob Von Eichel, Brian Corrigan |
Year: 2017 | Length: 13 min | Live Action |
Narcolepsy, siblings, nudity, and senility.
ISLA SIRENA (VENEZUELA/REPUBLIC OF BOLIVARIAN)
Director: Leonel González | Producers: Yessica Montes, Joe Torres |
Star: Marivic González, Valeria Lucia Velásquez |
Year: 2019 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
Vivi, a young inhabitant a fishing village, takes a trip by road and sea with her friend Vale to get to an island where, according to the stories of her dead mother, the mermaids live.
THAT LONG AND LONESOME ROAD TO GRANDMA´S (USA)
Director: Felipe Di Poi Tamargo |
Star: Ryan Cruise, Katherine Dunham, Blair Johnston |
Year: 2017 | Length: 14 min | Animation |
Sue and Kath are on a road trip with Sue's mom to visit her grandma. On their way, they'll encounter a hitchhiker, two first-time cops, some salty bikers, and they'll try to grow from the experience into cool & liberated teens.
Director: Benjamin Bucher | Producer: Christelle Michel |
Year: 2018 | Length: 15 min | Documentary |
A man releases a huge balloon in the dark night… In the south of France, two men lead us through crisscrossing roads, armed with GPSes and maps, on a strange treasure hunt. An observational and absurd road movie, where it is a matter of climbing up trees, celestial explosions and mysterious links between men separated by hundreds of kilometres.
WHY SO SIRIUS (CZECH REPUBLIC)
Director: Karel Šindelář | Producer: FAMO |
Star: Martina Šindelářová, Marie Turková, Tomáš Turek, Bohuslav Burda |
Year: 2018 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
No help anywhere, no signal. Too far to reach anywhere on foot. Two scared women, one of which ran over the husband of the other, will sooner or later have to deal with a situation in which no tested procedures apply. No natural patterns of behaviour. A black comedy about the absurdity of human interaction. About life and death. About cars, misunderstanding and a little bit about LARP.
Just Me and You (Canada/Mexico)
Director: Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers | Producer: Johannie Deschambault |
Star: Dalia Binzari, Luiza Cocora, Sarianne Cormier |
Year: 2019 | Length: 22 min | Live Action |
Little Eva and her father are doing a road trip Montreal-Mexico in a big 18-wheels truck.
Total length of the screening 95 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.
In cooperation with INTERNATIONAL ROAD MOVIE FESTIVAL.