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FIRST LEAGUE

Prague

Wednesday 27. 6. 2012 | 20 : 30 | BIO OKO, Františka Křížka 460/15, Prague (map)

Do you regret missing Cannes this year? That you did not make it to Berlinale? Or that you have not saved enough for a flight ticket to Sundance? At the end-of-June screening, iShorts will provide you with a ticket to all these festivals – we will screen films that won prizes all over the world. Do not miss your chance to see some of the most exciting short films that were made recently at the last pre-summer break iShorts screening night.

THE RETURN/KTHIMI (KOSOVO)

SUNDANCE: Short Film Jury Prize for International Fiction
director: Blerta Zeqiri | producers: Blerim Gjoci, Adhurim Kida, A.J. Rei-Perrine
starring: Adriana Matoshi, Lulzim Bucolli a Nina Govori
Year: 2011 | Length: 21 mins | Live action

Everyone thought he died during the war. Their family has grown by one child. Explaining is not easy.. 

CAFÉ REGULAR, CAIRO (EGYPT, INDIA)

TRIBECA: Special Jury Mention
director: Ritesh Batra | producers: Alaa Mosbah, Wajdi Elian, Guneet Monga
starring: Alaa Ezzat, Mai Abozeed
Year: 2011 | Length: 11 mins | Live action

In a regular cafe in Cairo a relationship goes through its first big test. 

DEEPER THAN YESTERDAY (AUSTRALIA)

CANNES Semaine de la Critique: Winner of Kodak Discovery Award for Best Short film
SUNDANCE: International Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking
director: Ariel Kleiman | producers: Sarah Cyngler, Benjamin Gilovitz a Anna Kojevnikov
starring: Eldar Atakulov, Jeremy Bliss a Leonid Gankin
Year: 2010 | Length: 20 mins | Live action

After three months submerged underwater, the men have become savages. Oleg fears that losing perspective may mean losing himself.

GUEST / GA EUN YOON (SOUTH KOREA)

CLERMONT-FERRAND: Grand Prix
director: Ga eun Yoon | producers: Korea National University of Arts
starring: Jung Yeonjoo, Lee Jiwoo, Song Yerim, Baek Byungchul
Year: 2011 | Length: 19 mins | Live action

One blazing summer day, Ja-gyung, a sixteen-year-old girl, is pissed off with her dad’s affair. She barges into her dad’s mistress’ house and encounters her two little kids.

LAND OF THE HEROES (BELGIE)

BERLINALE: International Jury Generation Award
director: Sahim Omar Kalifa | producers: Kobe Van Steenberghe, Hendrik Verthé
starring: Shimal Abdi, Naima Abdo a Adla Bapir
Year: 2011 | Length: 17 mins | Live action

Iraq in 1988. A country ravaged by war. Ten year old Dileer and his sister want to watch cartoons on television. But this is much more difficult than it would seem for, no matter which channel they press, all they see are soldiers – everywhere!

A CHJANA / THE PLAINS (ITALIA)

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL: Controcampo Italian Prize
director: Jonas Carpignano | producers: Franco Basaglia, Jon Coplon, Willy Friedman, Dan Janvey, Gwyn Sannia
starring: Koudous Seihon a Cheik Baily Kane
Year: 2012 | Length: 20 mins | Live action

Inspired by real events, A Chjana (The Plains) tells the story of Ayiva, a young migrant worker who seeks to reunite with his best friend in the wake of the most significant race riot in Italian history.

THE DEBUTANTE HUNTERS (USA)

SUNDANCE: Audience Award
director: Maria White | producer: Maria White
Year: 2011 | Length: 12 mins | documentary film

In the low country of South Carolina, some true southern belles reveal their more rugged side, providing a glimpse into what drives them to hunt in the wild.

Screening in English or with English subtitles. 120 min

 

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