Third Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 5 - Love of Life
Third Eurochannel Short Films Tour
Program 5 - Love of Life
The Eurochannel Short Films Tour offers an authentic trip around Europe through exceptional programming.
It is a look at European cinema through the eyes of 54 innovative directors, known for their talent, originality and independence. With this selection of the best creations from all European countries, Eurochannel invites fans of cinema and European culture to discover the newest faces and perspectives of the European film scene. Regularly awarded at short film festivals and often being shown for the first time outside of their country, all the shorts presented have a strong identity taken from a particular region of Europe. They all reflect unknown dimensions of European reality.
The Eurochannel Short Films Tour has a strong regional footprint, revealing the creative genius of how cinema can be very diverse and surprising. Shaped by geographical and cultural features, those shorts films are as much charming as a work of one director’s passion.Stories of love or friendship in an adult’s brutal world, paintings of childhood feelings, stories of war or poverty, and comedies with unpredictable humor, Eurochannel brings you the complexity of humanity as the European artists of the new generation sees it.
|From the 41st Minute (Dal Quarantunesimo, 2010)
Director: Matteo Pellegrini
A football match is on TV with the Italian team playing when suddenly the antenna breaks. While Antonio is trying to fix the problem on the roof, he sees people stealing cookies and water from the kitchen.
|With a Little Patience (Türelem, 2007)
Director: Laszlo Nemes
An office clerk is seen during her daily routine, all the little vibrations of her face visible. There is a man, impatiently waiting for her, beyond the windows.
Director: Peter Gornstein
In the near future, in a world where capitalism has run its course, Daniel, a young Peaceforce officer meets Jesper a prominent local citizen. Jesper claims that an elephant is running amok in the city, killing people.
Clermont Ferrand 2011: Canal + award of Best short film
|Old Mountain (2010)
Director: Goran Stanković
In a Serbian village on the slopes of Stara Planina live 15 households. The youngest man in the village is 70 years old. The film gathers the intimate thoughts of the inhabitants of this village, whose wait for death is marked not by loneliness but by a common bond.Awards:
2010 Film Festival of Ethno Film Kučevo, Serbia – Grand Prix -Best Film, Award for Best Directing & Award for Best Camera
Director: David Serge
Parachuting behind enemy lines into Nazi occupied Sicily, a British paratrooper finds himself pinned down in a shootout with a German soldier and out of ammunition. Then he remembers he has one more bullet.
|Let's Go to Plan B (Pasemos al Plan B, 2007)
Director: Paz Piñar
The arrival of an illegal immigrant who does not speak and only moans before an inexplicable and incomprehensible pain unleashes the most unexpected reactions in a family of lower-middle class and their environment. The different ways to communicate with the woman and to try to calm her suffering causes a succession of events in which fantasies, realities, humor and irony are mixed up.
Festival Internacional Jóvenes Realizadores de Granada - Spain (2007) Best regional short
|Snow (Berf, 2010)
Director: Erol Mintas
Snow tells the story of a mother, her son and grandchild. We observe pain of a mother who lost his son, and her only wish before death is a handful of snow.
Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (2010), Best Short