13., 19., 20. and 27.4. 2016
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. Doesn't matter if it's your mom, buddy, sista or honey, the differences are here to stay until the end of time. And it's exactly these idiosyncratic relationships that intrigue filmmakers from all over the world. Come check out their different takes on this at the next iShorts; Different species, and we guarantee you will recognize yourself in one of them.
Director: Vojtech Strakatý | Producers: Jitka Kotrlová |
Star: Barbora Vojáčková, Ondřej Kobrle, Valerie Borkovcová |
Year: 2016 | Length: 13 min | Live Action |
To attract attention of a boy from her school, 14-year-old Klara locks herself out of her house. Inside she leaves his wallet that she found and promised to return to him just before he leaves for a semester abroad. Together they are waiting for spare keys.
Rhino Full Throttle (Germany)
Director: Erik Schmitt | Producers: Fabian Gasmia, Henning Kamm |
Star: Tino Mewes, Marleen Lohse, Folke Renken |
Year: 2013 | Length: 15 min | Animation |
Bruno is making his way through the city searching for its soul. Driven by his curiosity, a challenging imagination and his wild reflection on reality he is lifting the old dusty curtain on the city's crusted perception.
Her Son (Germany)
Director: Katharina Woll | Producer: Markus Kaatsch |
Star: Sebastian Urzendowsky, Marie-Lou Sellem, Peter Weiss, Daniel Brockhaus |
Year: 2015 | Length: 23 min | Live Action |
Gregor is a musician and dreamer. He likes his life - as long as he doesn´t have to explain himself to his mother Irène. Long ago he gave up hope of being more than a less well-off son for the successful gallerist. A radical deterioration of Irènes health status is forcing Gregor to leave his mother´s shadow and jump over his own.
Madam Black (New Zealand)
Director: Ivan Barge | Producers: Ivan Barge, Matt Harris |
Star: Yvette Parsons, Jethro Skinner |
Year: 2015 | Length: 12 min | Live Action |
When a glamour photographer runs over a child's pet, he's forced to fabricate a story about its disappearance.
El Hueco (Peru)
Directors: Daniel Martín Rodríguez, Germán Tejada | Producer: Lorena Ugarteche |
Star: Emilram Cossio, Mayella Lloclla |
Year: 2015 | Length: 14 min | Live Action |
Robert is saving his money in an effort to buy the cemetery plot alongside that of his long-time love, Yenni, but when he goes to claim it, he finds that it has been sold to someone else. Robert's megalomania and jealousy lead him to hallucinatory and emotional extremes in an effort to spend eternity alongside the object of his affection.
Speed Dating (USA)
Director: Meghann Artes | Producers: Meghann Artes, Kristyn Benedyk, Joseph M. Lyons, Nick Schmidt |
Star: Baize Buzan, Russ Williamson, Michael B. Woods |
Year: 2014 | Length: 11 min | Animation |
Desperate to find the man of her dreams, sweet and plain Ava tries a last ditch effort, speed dating. But the absurd cast of characters she encounters makes her wonder if being single is not so bad after all.
Blood pulls gun (USA)
Director: Ben Briand | Producers: Matt Dooley, David Gross, Serena Paull |
Star: Odessa Young, Josh McConville, Tess Haubrich |
Year: 2014 | Length: 9 min | Live Action |
A teenage girl gets a keyhole look into a dangerous and mysterious world when a tattooed stranger checks into her roadside motel.
Total length of the screening 105 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.