International Session 23

16/10/2014

October 24th 2014 at 16h – Teatre Zorrilla

A POLITICAL STORY
Spain, 2013 – 26’56’’ – Fiction a Political story02

Direction: Lander Camarero

Final-year project of Lauren C. Carroll, a student at the New York Film Institute. Unlike her fellow classmates who choose pure entertainment, Lauren decides to make a politically committed film.

FALLIN’ FLOYD
Netherlands, 2013 – 08’53’’ – Animationfallin'floyd01

Direction: Albert ‘t Hooft, Paco Vink

A humoristic turbo drama. Floyd, after being dumped by his girlfriend, suffers from psychological problems manifested as a little demon that disrupts his everyday life. Floyd has to go through great depths before he can continue his life.

IN THE FISHBOWL (ÎN ACVARIU)
Romania, 2012 – 21’00″ – Fictionin the fishbowl
Direction & Script: Tudor Cristian Jurgiu

George and Cristina are trying to break up, but despite their efforts and violent fights, something keeps them together.

BEHIND THE CURTAIN
(VERHON TAKAA)
Finland, 2013 – 07’00’’ – FictionBehind the curting
Direction & Script: Teemu Nikki

It is a school audition in the 80’s. Mikko is a bad singer, and despite of rehearsing a lot it is not easy to perform in front of class mates. Is there a way to make it a bit easier?

ENTRE ANGE ET DÉMON
Switzerland, 2013 – 08’45’’ – Ficcióentreangeetdemon_2

Direction & Script: Pascal Forney

It’s the never-ending battle between good and evil. An angel hounds a demon to prevent him from harming humans. This chase will lead them to duel on a train platform.

SUPER BOOST
Switzerland, 2013 – 02’ – Fictionsuperboost_Spray

Direction & Script: Jonas Meier

What would happen if we took some of the most abstruse copywriting in advertising at its word? In this case, for example, what would a “double-push-up effect” look like? The surrealistic short film takes a look at the most ridiculous word creations and sentences from advertising and through their actual visualisation creates a bizarre a new context.

THE LISTING AGENT
Ireland, 2013 – 13’00’’ – Fictionthe listing agent

Direction & Script: Matthew Douglas Helfgott, Jared Hillman

A desperate, down-on-his-luck real estate agent must carry out his client’s unorthodox demands before closing the sale.

97%
Netherlands, 2013 – 08’09’’ – Fiction97-Still-02
Direction: Ben Brand

Tsjakke-tsjakke-ding-ding-whoop! 97% match! Via an app on his phone, Bert (29) gets a notice that the girl of dreams is nearby. Now he only has to find her before the subway train reaches the end of the line.

LA MAISON DE POUSSIÈRE
France, 2013 – 12’00” – Animationmaison_de_poussiere_pic003
Direction & Script: Jean-Claude Rozec

Slowly, the steel jaws devour the old tower. A previous owner rushes into the rubble, chasing unwary children. Then begins a strange journey into the heart of this house which shelters so many memories…

UN ENFANT COMMODE
France, 2013 – 07’22’’ – Animationun-enfant_commode-300dpi-3
Direction & Script: Cedric Louis

Ludo was born with a drawer instead of his bellybutton. His parents, an alcoholic father and a depressive mother, use him as a dustbin. One day, his mother brings him to the doctor who diagnoses that Ludo isn’t a child but a furniture…