‘Under the Stars‘ by Christian Zetterberg is based on true events and deals with themes like identity, friendship and growing up with a broken childhood marked by psychological trauma and sexual abuse.
Madeleine N. and Guy Stephens’s short, ‘Cordelia‘ (The Sisterhood K.), is a fashion film based on the novels of William Shakespeare and Dostoevsky, and explores the theme of patricide through the verses and phrases of these great masterpieces.
In Paola Klebert’s short, ‘Water Memory‘, the emptiness and an inbeplicable sadness prevails in the silent and desperate body of a mother who has lost her child.
In Nefise Özkal Lorentzen’s short film, ‘Those Who Love‘, six strangers are in an elevator, each are holding a black box and containing stories of shame and violence.
In Diana Kaluza’s short film, ‘A Special Night‘, a man in his late-thirties invites a female friend over to his house and asks her to help him on cope with an existential decision.
Laëtitia Herbain’s short, ‘Escaping Stars‘, tells a story of a girl, whose world falls apart, sinks into madness and lost into herself into an imaginary world, when her lover left her.
Michael Maschina short film, ‘Jonah‘, tells a story of two women in two different timelines – in 2015 and in 1943, evoking the fable of ‘Jonah and the Whale‘: a story which is common to both the Jewish and the Islamic culture.
Loyalty, honor and sacrifice are the main themes of Matt Boatright-Simon’s short film ‘JC‘, based on William Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar‘, using documentary footage, narrative photography and cutting-edge organic visual effects.
An interview with analogue director Ben Barton, who makes handmade films on super-8 cine film, about his latest project which was funded by the late David Bowie.
The competition of the 16th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (June 2-11) features directors on their first or second film and this year maps a veritable conflict zone: stories on the edge of a knife inspired by real events or personal experiences, challenging situations and daring approaches, moral fables that are either extreme...
International event at the end of April fulfilled its mission and brought big names of cinematography and students from all around the world to Bratislava. Masterclasses, screenings and discussions were balanced by friendly atmosphere.