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Short Film

Short film winners with political sting

NORWEGIAN SHORT FILM:
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Many of the films at this year's digital short film festival in Grimstad dealt with current political themes.

Luxury for the masses

LOTS OF TOURISM:
Corina Schwingruber Ilic: All Inclusive

: This map documentary depicts the life of an "all inclusive" cruise ship and is a humorous and poignant commentary on the mass consumption of our time.

Burlesque and carnivorous satire

SUNDANCE CURRENT SHORT FILM:
Robin Jensen: SHORT MOVIE: Farse

The short Norwegian animated film Farse is a grotesque, unrestrained and entertaining satire of the modern day decadence and decadence.

Big brother hears your music

HIPHOP CENSORSHIP:
David Verbeek: SHORT MOVIE: Trapped in The City of a Thousand Mountains

The rappers in the Chinese metropolis of Chongqing are characterized by government censorship.

Short films, small questions?

THE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN GRIMSTAD:
Meryam Joobeur, Morgane Dziurla-Petit, Fanny Ovesen, Kaveh Tehrani, Robin Jensen: Brotherhood / Excess Will Save Us / She-Pack / The Manchador / Farse

The clearest trend in Norwegian short films is the spotlight on interpersonal relationships. Does that necessarily make them apolitical?

Slive kick about power play in intimate relationships


Johanna Pyykkö: The Manila Lover

WORLD PREMIERE: For the first time in 16 years, a Norwegian short film has been selected for the critique week in Cannes.

A different religious history lesson

ANIMATED MUSICAL:
Nina Paley: Seder-Masochism

The filmmaker behind Sita Sings the Blues has once again created an animated musical full of catchy music and feminist criticism – which, like its predecessor, is available online for free.

Sparkling new talents in Edinburgh


Léa Luiz de Oliveira and Nisan Yetkin / Carina Haouchine: I Don't Want to Call It Home / Ululation

The Edinburgh International Film Festival introduces fresh talent and new voices during this year's festival, while reflecting the cultural diversity Edinburgh has to offer. 

Tribute to the otherness


Rati Tsiteladze / Rosie Haber and Lauren Cioffi: Prisoner of Society / House of JXN

Among many outstanding works at this year's Melbourne Film Festival were two short films that distinguished themselves with their courageous, empathetic and clear attitude to LHBTI rights.

A young look at history


: THE FILM FESTIVAL IN PLACE

Despite Slovak dominance in the Plzen festival recently, two Czech newcomers stood out.

The art of seeing


Robert Fischer / Lynne Sachs / Luciano Piazza / Mikhail Zheleznikov: Beyond Cinema: The Dumpster Kid Experiment and Other Utopias / Carolee, Barbara and Gunvor / Acedia / Kameshki (Pebbles)

The international short film festival in Oberhausen was organized for 64. this year. The festival is now at the forefront of its field, with innovative, experimental and artistic films on the program.

Female contrasts at the Berlin 


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The thought-provoking reality of Javisha Patel's short film Circle contrasts sharply with the life of cotton-picking Alabama, as depicted in Maris Curran's short film While I Yet Live.