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WATERSHED CINEMA 2
12:30
£5.00
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1hr 30
Dir: Various

SHORT MATTERS is the European Film Academy’s short film tour which brings the nominated short films to audiences across Europe – and beyond. The programme featuring the European Short Film Nominees 2016 is a manifold panorama of young contemporary European filmmaking. This year’s programme is composed of productions/co-productions from Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lithuania, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Syria, The Netherlands, and the UK. The members of the European Film Academy – more than 3,000 European film professionals − selected the film 9 DAYS – FROM MY WINDOW IN ALEPPO by Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen and Issa Touma, a co-production between The Netherlands and Syria, as the overall winner, which was presented at the 29th European Film Awards Ceremony in Wrocław/Poland in December 2016.

FILMS:

The Wall (Le Mur)

Dir: Samuel Lampaert
Belgium 2015
8 mins
Fiction

Hong Kong. A multitude of concrete skyscrapers without personality. Inside, cramped studios where the anonymous live among themselves. Until the day when bachelor Chung decides to hang up a picture …

Amalimbo

Dir: Juan Pablo Libossart
Sweden/Estonia 2016
15 mins
Animation

AMALIMBO is the story of Tipuana, a five year-old girl who experiences the limbo when she tries to pass to “the other side” in her desperate urge to meet again with her recently deceased father. It is a short story that happens in an undefined place, and also in an undefined future.

Home

Dir: Daniel Mulloy
Kosovo/UK 2016
20 mins
Fiction

Thousands of men, women and children struggle to get into Europe as a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday.

I’m Not From Here (Yo No Soy De Aquí)

Dir: Giedrė Žickytė
Chile/Denmark/Lithuania 2015
26 mins
Documentary

An 88-year-old Basque native, Josebe, lives in a nursing home in Chile. She’s obsessed with finding out where the rest of the elder people she lives with comes from. Everyone tells her that they are Chilean, not Spanish as she is. Josebe insists on thinking about her youth in the Basque Country. After a full year living in that house, she struggles to remember that she is living in a nursing home. After 70 years in Chile, she still lively remembers her homeland.

90 Degree North (90 Grad Nord)

Dir: Detsky Graffam
Germany
21 mins
Fiction

It’s a fact: good Germans wait at red traffic lights. But what do you do when the green man simply won’t appear? Taking place almost entirely on the most pernicious traffic island imaginable, 90 DEGREES NORTH is a humorous, fantastical parable offering an extreme take on the notion of following the rules of a civil society.


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