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AMERICANO SHORTS

17.4., 24.4. and 25.4. 2013

Wednesday 17. 4. 2013 | 20 : 30 | BIO OKO, Františka Křížka 460/15, Prague (map)
Thursday 25. 4. 2013 | 19 : 00 | KINO JUNIOR, Jiráskova 4898/9, Jablonec nad Nisou (map)
Thursday 25. 4. 2013 | 20 : 15 | BIO CENTRÁL, třída Karla IV. 774, Hradec Králové (map)

In April, we will once again invade the North American continent, focusing on the United States. Paired with stars and stripes, we will present Americano Shorts. The program will not be something that you would enjoy with popcorn and coke but we can promise that we will provide you with a slightly different glimpse on USA. What do you have to do? Just come to your favorite cinema.

NANI (USA)

Director: Justin Tipping | Producer: West McDowell, AFI
Star: Tsai Chin, Maurice Hall, Johnny Ortiz

Year: 2011 | Length: 21 min | Live action

Oscar got caught spraying graffiti. Now doing community service at a nursing home, he meets Isabel who is suffering from dementia. At 84 years old, Isabel may be a little old school, but soon the entire block is covered with her pink tag.

(NOTES ON) BIOLOGY (USA)

Producer: Will Madden
Star: Maria Decotis, Will Madden

Year: 2011 | Length: 5 min | Animation

An animated account of an organism adapting to its environment.

88:88 (USA)

Director: Joey Ciccoline | Producers: Joey Ciccoline, Sean Wilson
Star: Ramon De Ocampo, Rachael Kahne, Robin Moore

Year: 2012 | Length: 14 min | Live action

When rendered powerless by an outside force, a young woman must find a way to fight back.

CLEAR BLUE (USA)

Director: Lindsay MacKay | Producer: S. Brent Martin, AFI
Star: Chris Sheffield, Nancy Linehan Charles, Thia Schuesler, Jeff Clarke

Year: 2010 | Length: 20 min | Live action

Clear Blue tells the haunting story of Simon, A young lifeguard working his first few days at a community pool. The mundane quickly becomes mysterious, when Simon notices Flova, an older woman with an exceptional capacity to stay submerged under water. As Simon follows Flova into the pool he makes a startling discovery. What follows is a story of temptation and pursuit. Clear Blue is a tale of impossible love and ultimately, its harrowing consequences.

THE KILLING JOKE (USA)

Director: Sebastian Lopez | Producer: Sebastian Lopez
Star: Gustavo Marzo, Clarisa Staracci

Year: 2012 | Length: 15 min | Live action

The Killing Joke is a 15 minute suspense/fiction short film about a mysterious woman that finds a red balloon tied up to a curious little box on an eery derelict street. Using classic elements of suspense and working within a seventies aesthetic, ‚The Killing Joke‘ is an action packed film that pays homage to some of the horror movies from that era.

THE SECRET NUMBER (USA)

Director: Colin Levy | Producers: Colin Levy, Frank Ponce, Roque Smith-Nonini
Star: Daniel Jones, Tom Nowicki

Year: 2012 | Length: 15 min | Live action

A psychiatrist is compelled by his patient, an obsessive mathematician, to consider the existence of a secret integer between three and four.

Screening in English language with Czech subtitles. 90 minutes.

 

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Ústí nad Labem

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