Category: Mediterranean short 2018

WITH OPEN WINGS

22 minutes, 2017 Director and Producer: Vivian PAPAGEORGIOU (Greece) A short documentary about a group of handicapped dancers and the way they use art to help them confront their daily lives. Vivian PAPAGEORGIOU was born in Greece and lives in Athens. She studied English literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and film-making at the …

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LE TRÉSOR

The Treasure 12 minutes, 2017 Director: Marisa LAFUENTE ESTESO and Néstor DEL CASTILLO (Spain) Production: De Cabo a Rabo S.L. (Spain) Little Vera is about to leave with her grandfather in search of a treasure hidden in a wood. In the middle of the trees, the girl discovers the true meaning of the trip. A …

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HOMMAGE À KOBANÉ

(Homage to Kobani) 13 minutes, 2017 Director: Soran QURBANI (Iran) Production: Nakba FilmWorks, Edinburgh College of Art (United Kingdom) A trip through the city of Kobanî, the administrative centre of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, commonly known as Rojava, narrated by a 19-year old fighter, Narine. In a letter to her mother, she reveals …

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DYING FOR EUROPE

17 minutes, 2017 Director: Nikos PILOS (Greece) Production: Nikos PILOS, Goethe-Institut Athen (Greece) In “Dying for Europe”, the largest tide of migrants since the Second World War is shown through fragments of personal stories. Constructed as a trilogy, this harrowing film sheds light on the strength and hope of those who, daring to dream of …

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DR FATMA

13 minutes, 2018 Director: Narcisse YOUMBI (Cameroon) Production: Institut Français d’Algérie (Algeria) 13 minutes, 2018 Dr. Fatma, an Algerian gynaecologist obstetrician takes us into the difficult medical universe of young mothers or mother-to-be who come to her surgery. Narcisse YOUMBI is a young Cameroon director passionate about images and digitally-generated special effects. Having graduated in …

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CARMEN

16 minutes, 2017 Director and Production : Natalia PRESTON (Germany) CARMEN 16 minutes, 2017 Director and producer: Natalia PRESTON (Germany) “Carmen” is a poignant, honest portrait of a woman who follows the dictates of her heart, uprooting from Venezuela and going to Madrid, where she comes up against harsh reality. The man she followed has …

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