Shortcutz Berlin – Session #51 (May 3)

With the beginning of May it is time for a new whole month of Competition shorts.

This week’s Competition Shorts are:

Short #1: “Was Man nicht sieht” by Kevin Kopacka
2012, 14.37 min
Synopsis: The story revolves around Laura, a young author currently working on her second novel. She also has to deal with her newly found fear of strangers and the outside world and therefore hardly ever leaves her apartment, until the strangers start invading her home.

You can watch the trailer HERE!

Short #2: “In The Conference of Breaths, Silence & Memories”  by Haitham Assem Tantawy
2012, 4.39 min
Synopsis: In response to a black & white picture, a special painting has been gathered. A painting, where humanity and earth’s energy dissolve in brushes to draw a color film. An art of motion picture, with the raw experience being the only story I could promise.

To watch the trailer, just click HERE!

This Week’s Guest Short: “Nasos Verbannung” by Konradin Kunze
2010, 4.16 min
Synopsis: In a stadium in Rome the famous poet Publius Ovidius Naso provokes the Emperor Augustus. Without using the mandatory salutation he addresses his speech to the citizens. The affair runs through the labyrinth of the dictator’s administration till it reaches the room of the Emperor. But Augustus is busy watching the rhinoceros in his garden. He only makes a dismissive gesture. Now this movement of his hand is interpreted by the administrative machinery until the verdict is found: Naso is banished to the world’s end.

Our Special Guest for this week is documentary filmmaker Sarah Sandring who will talk to us about some of her interesting projects and will introduce her film “NUTSHIMIT – on the land” (2010). Sarah received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Film Production at Boston University and has since been making her own films and programs commissioned by German television and non-governmental organizations. She is also a cinematographer, editor and still photographer.

Join us at the Filmkunst Bar FitzcarraldoReichenberger Straße 133 in Kreuzberg. The session starts as always at 8:30 pm and the screening at 9 pm. Entrance is and will remain free.
See you all on Thursday!

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