8., 14., 15. and 21.6. 2016
All sport have a top league. Now we've got the top film league! Come check out the best players from last year's film festivals! You won't see anyone who didn't claim a medal, these are all winners! So you will see what was elite at the top festivals!
BAFTA - Best British Short Animation, Sundance - Short Film Jury Award
Director: Nina Gantz | Producer: Emilie Jouffroy |
Year: 2015 | Length: 10 min | Animation |
A stop motion film about an oddball felted character who slips through floors into the past and the deepest parts of his psyche in his pursuit of self-understanding.
Winter Hymns (Canada)
Slamdance - Jury Award for Narrative Short
Director: Dusty Mancinelli | Producers: Harry Cherniak, Dusty Mancinelli |
Star: Sam Ashe Arnold, Kyle Peacock |
Year: 2016 | Length: 16 min | Live Action |
Twelve-year-old Joshua's dull afternoon is shattered when his volatile older brother shepherds him through the countryside in search of adventure. Striving to win his brother's affection, Joshua breaks into an empty cottage in search of alcohol. But when things go horribly wrong, Cain is left to pick up the pieces.
BAFTA - Best British Short Film
Director: Caroline Bartleet | Producers: Caroline Bartleet, Rebecca Morgan |
Star: Kate Dickie, Lorna Jones, Vicky McClure |
Year: 2015 | Length: 6 min | Live Action |
An Emergency Services Operator in a Fire Control Room has just started a long night shift when she picks up a call from a desperate young mother. An hour previously, Gemma had fallen asleep in front of the television and has now woken to find the room full of smoke. Her three year old son is trapped in his bedroom upstairs. Flames have started to creep down the stairs that Gemma must use in order to reach him. The operator’s guidance is all that Gemma can rely on in order to survive.
Au bruit des clochettes (France, Afghanistan)
Tampere Film Festival - Best Fiction
Director: Chabname Zariab | Producer: Judith Lou Lévy |
Star: Shafiq Ahmad Ali, Arya Vossoughi |
Year: 2015 | Length: 26 min | Live Action |
In Afghanistan, the batchas are young male prostitutes who live under the protection of a master in their house where they are trained to dance dressed as a girl for a men's audience.
Toronto International Film Festival - Best Canadian Short Film
Director: Patrice Laliberté | Producers: Julie Groleau, Patrice Laliberté |
Star: Sandrine Bisson, Jean-François Garceau, Stéphane Jacques |
Year: 2015 | Length: 19 min | Live Action |
Police chase Mathieu after he scrawls graffiti on an overpass, but the teenager's midnight marauding has a purpose that only he understands. This deeply moving family drama captures the power of self-expression in the midst of upheaval.
Sundance - Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
Director: Maïmouna Doucouré | Producer: Zangro, Baptiste Bauduin |
Star: Sokhna Diallo, Maïmouna Gueye, Eriq Ebouaney |
Year: 2015 | Length: 21 min | Live Action |
Life is disrupted for eight-year-old Aida when her father returns with a young Senegalese woman, Rama, whom he introduces as his second wife. Sensitive to her mother's distress, Aida decides to get rid of the new visitor.
Total length of the screening 98 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.