SHORT FILM COMPETITION 13+ PROGRAMME 4

SHORT FILM COMPETITION 13+ PROGRAMME 4

WED, 4.10., 9 AM
CineStar Metropolis

 

THE TUSSLE / DER KLASSENKAMPF
RU 2017, D: Evgeniy Nikitin, 30 Min.
Fiction, OV with Eng. ST, released for 12+, recommended for 15+

In six episodes, THE TUSSLE tells what happens when a strong young woman stands up to the school bully. Footage recorded with mobile phones condenses the tense atmosphere until the final showdown in the schoolyard…

DIRECTOR

Evgeniy Nikitin was born in 1993 in Belgorod, Russia. He graduated from Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University and “Kadr” film school at the famous Russian film studio “LenFilm”. Currently he lives in Moscow and works in the company “Bossfilm” as a film director and editor of commercials, clips and corporate films.

Filmography
2017 THE TUSSLE

7 CENTIMETERS / 7 ZENTIMETER / 7 SANTIMETRE
TR 2016, D: Metehan Şereflioğlu, 17 Min.
Fiction, OV with Eng. ST, released for 12+, recommended for 15+

Erdem’s hair is too long: Seven instead of the required three centimetres! Though it may seem mundane, this is enough to get kicked out of school and cause problems at home. What is more, his classmate Arzu really fancies his hair…

OUT OF COMPETITION!

DIRECTOR

Metehan Şereflioğlu was born in 1991 in Istanbul. In 2011, he took up his studies in the Designing Movie and Directing Department at Dokuz Eylül University. His work as assistant director includes multiple TV series, such as “Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki” and “Firar“. He has completed three short films to date as director.

Filmography
2016 7 CENTIMETERS / 2015 MIRACLE MIRRORS / 2014 EARTHQUAKE / 2013 CABIN

OUT / CHUTZ
IL 2016, D: Uri Shachter, 19 Min.
Fiction, OV with Eng. ST, released for 16+, recommended for 16+

Ran is 17, has acne and bottle blonde hair. He feels as if he doesn’t belong anywhere so he wanders around aimlessly, trying to get used to the idea that his father is homosexual and wants to leave his mother.

DIRECTOR

Israeli filmmaker Uri Schachter was born in Jerusalem. He graduated with an M.F.A. from the School of Audio and Visual Arts at Sapir College and is currently employed there as an assistant lecturer while working towards completing a Ph.D. in film studies. His first feature film about an Israeli tattoo artist who loses his mental balance during his wife’s first pregnancy is in production.

Filmography
2016 OUT / 2014 BURGERS / 2014 INK THICKER THAN BLOOD / 2013 DON’T KNOW KNOWING / 2013 FRIDAY

A DAY OF A BALLERINA / TAG EINER BALLERINA / BALERININ BIR GÜNÜ
TR 2016, D: Özgü Özbudak, 14 Min.
Documentary, OV with Eng. ST, released for 6+, recommended for 15+

The camera captures the tense atmosphere behind the stage from an unobtrusive, observing position. It reflects the same kind of concentration displayed by the young Nil: ballet is her passion and her life.

DIRECTOR

Özgü Özbudak pursued studies in physics, film, theatre and media from 2005 bis 2009 in Vienna and worked at a theatre. Subsequently, he went on to study photography and video with a stipendium at Bilgi University, Istanbul until 2012. His works are represented by Maumau Art Gallery.

Filmography
2016 A DAY OF A BALLERINA / 2015 TIMUR HAKKINDA