SHORT FILM COMPETITION 10+ PROGRAM 2

SHORT FILM COMPETITION 8+ PROGRAM 2 | 10+

MON, 24.9. | 10.30 am | CineStar Metropolis
Guest: Director of LENNO EN DE MAANVIS Shamira Raphaëla
WED, 26.9. | 2 pm | Kino des Deutschen Filmmuseums
Film program suitable from age 6. Recommended from age 10. With Eng. ST. and German voice-over

German premiere for all films.

POLVO DE ESTRELLAS | STARDUST
MX 2017. D: Aldo Sotelo Lázaro. 14 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

Instead of going to school, Adán works for the waste collection services. When he empties the waste in a classroom, he stumbles right into an astronomy lesson. His curiosity is awakened; Adán wants to reach for the stars. (MW)


DIRECTOR

Aldo Sotelo Lázaro was born in Mexico City. He has graduated in communication studies at the Tecnológico de Monterrey and took part in a number of film workshops in Mexico and Cuba. He mainly worked as a journalist for international media and produced documentary films. POLVO DE ESTRELLAS is his first fictive short film.

Filmography (Selection)
2016 POLVO DE ESTRELLAS (short film)

YĪZHÍ QÍ YA YĪZHÍ QÍ | KEEP GOING
TW 2016. D: Ya-yu Lin. 20 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

The brothers Shan and Jia are crazy about Baseball. Shan wants to impress a girl with an autographed ball, but Jia loses it. Can Shan and Jia find it again before it is too late and Shan’s crush moves to another city? (AK)

DIRECTOR

Ya-Yu Lin was born in Taiwan. After graduating school, he studied at the faculty of radio and television at the National Taiwan University of Arts. Currently he is completing his master degree in Directing at the Taipei National University of the Arts.

Filmography (Selection)
2015 BÙ TÍNG DE, PǍO BA (short film) | 2015 WĒN DÌ DE WǓ YUÈ SĀNSHÍ’È (short film) | 2014 DIŪ LÈSÈ (short film)

LENNO EN DE MAANVIS | LENNO AND THE ANGELFISH
NL 2017. D: Shamira Raphaëla. 18 min. Documentary. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

Lenno is mad. At everyone and everything, but mostly at himself. Because of a “behavioral disorder”, he can’t control his anger. Because of this, finding friends is quite hard for him. (MW)

DIRECTOR

Shamira Raphaëla, who grew up on Aruba has begun a successful career as an independent television director after completing her studies in Audiovisual Arts. Her debut film DEAL WITH IT has won a number of awards, i.a. at the Los Angeles Urban Film Festival. Today she lives and works in Amsterdam.

Filmography (Selection)
2018 DADDY’S GIRL | 2017 LENNO & DE MAANVIS (short film) | 2014 DEAL WITH IT

KIDS ON THE SILK ROAD: GIRL AGAINST GRAVITY
DK 2017. D: Jens Pedersen. 20 Min. Documentary. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over.

Eleven-year old Erdenchimeg wants to become a successful contortionist to free her family from poverty, who live in a yurt on the outskirts of the Mongolian capital. She patiently keeps her goal in sight. (DF)

DIRECTOR

Jens Pedersen studied at the Roskilde University and the San Francisco State University and directed a number of documentaries. One episode of his documentary series FAITH HOPE AFGHANISTAN won the audience award as well as the award for Best Documentary at the Buster Film Festival 2014.

Filmography (Selection)
2014 SEEDS OF DEBT | 2013 FAITH HOPE AFGHANISTAN | 2010 AFGHANISTAN AT WORK & EDUCATING AFGHANISTAN

A GRUTA DE DARWIN | DARWINS CAVE
PT 2017. D: Joana Toste. 13 min. Animated film. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

When a young girl finds someone else’s diary, the thoughts of the unknown person help her to orient herself in a difficult situation. A plea for the exchange between generations. (MM)

DIRECTOR

Joana Toste, born in 1970, studied Industry Design and Fine Arts. She worked as a web designer, graphic designer and is active in the animation field. In 2004 she founded her own production company »Gomtch Gomtch«.

Filmography (Selection)
2017 A GRUTA DE DARWIN (short film) | 2013 ANA-UM PALÍNDROMO (short film) | 2010 R-XYZ (short film) | 2008 GUISADO DE GALINHA (short film) | 2004 PIU-TOC-NHAM