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2009, films by category (114)

Narrative FeatureNarrative Short
    AFTER TOMORROW
    Dir: Emma Sullivan, England, 15 min, 2009, Narrative Short
    Returning to the village of his estranged wife, James grows increasingly concerned when the sinister owner of the guest house refuses to let him lea... more »
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    ALTER EGO
    Dir: Cédric Prevost , France, 20 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    In a park of Paris, Esther and Nadir come across each other, having apparently very little in common. Apparently...... more »
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    CHAMBERMAID, THE
    Dir: Ann Holmgren, Norway, 22 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    A young man arrives at a hotel on a small island. He contacts an elderly woman who works at the hotel as a chambermaid. It proves that they have a... more »
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    CONCERTO
    Dir: Filippo Conz, United States, 14 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    Detective Ray Lorenz returns home to discover his wife sleeping with Phillip, her violin teacher. When Ray impulsively kidnaps Phillip, the two go o... more »
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    COTTON CANDY
    Dir: Aritz Moreno, Spain, 11 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    The cold always complicates things. ... more »
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    DINNER, THE
    Dir: Karchi Perlmann, Hungary, 26 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    The Dinner revolves around a day in the life of a small rural Hungarian family during the riots of September 2006. The day starts when the adult son... more »
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    FORBACH
    Dir: Claire Burger, France, 35 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    Samuel returns to Forbach, his birthplace, to receive a medal. In this coal mining city of Lorraine, everyone is proud of his Parisian success: a na... more »
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    GARDENS WITH RED ROSES
    Dir: Richard Oliver, England, 16 min, 2009, Narrative Short
    Set in May 1997 at the time of the New Labour election victory, 'Gardens with Red Roses' is an independently produced and funded short film about lo... more »
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    IMPASSE
    Dir: Bram Schouw, Netherlands, 5 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    An encounter between a white boy and an African girl in a night train. They look at each other: he wants to, but doesn't dare. She lets him, but sta... more »
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    KNIFE POINT
    Dir: Carlo Mirabella-Davis, United States, 27 min, 2009, Narrative Short
    An evangelical family passing through upstate New York gives a ride to an unusual traveling knife salesman.... more »
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    LENNY
    Dir: Cyril Amon Schaublin, Germany, 17 min, 2009, Narrative Short
    Two teenagers lives are brought together through internet webcams. Anton's desire is awakened after discovering Lenny's personal video blog on Youtu... more »
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    LIONESS(ES)
    Dir: Jae-Hee Hong, Korea, 20 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    A meat market: Jung-hee, a butcher, run away from her abusive husband, Sung-chil, who gambles and even beats her. Her neighbors, pitying her situati... more »
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    LUXURY
    Dir: Jarek Sztandera, Poland, 39 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    The lives of two boys converge at the central train station in Warsaw a day before Christmas. One is a teen prostitute nicknamed Luksus (Luxury) and... more »
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    NEXT FLOOR
    Dir: Denis Villeneuve, Canada, 12 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    During an opulent and luxurious banquet, complete with hordes of servers and valets, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritu... more »
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    PINCHAS
    Dir: Pini Tavger, Israel, 30 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    Pinhas & his mother are new immigrants from Russia His mother barely makes a living working night shifts, she devotes her spare time to the affair s... more »
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    PRISONFOOD
    Dir: Uwe Flade, Germany, 8 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    Set during a very special Sunday in a single prison cell, Prisonfood is a tale of entrapment, tension and the power of the human imagination. With o... more »
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    ROOTS
    Dir: Eileen Hofer, Switzerland, 18 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    In a small Turkish village, doomed to be flooded by the construction of a dam, an unemployed widower wants to celebrate his birthday of his child, w... more »
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    SIX AND A HALF
    Dir: Ana Lily Amirpour, United States, 5 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    When a little girl tries to catch a frog in a pond, she has a painful accident and blames the frog... so she goes back for revenge. ... more »
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    SMALL COLLECTION
    Dir: Jeremiah Crowell, United States, 6 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    A different kind of love story - unfolding not in real time, but in the corridors of memory. The lovers' faces are never seen, only their voices hea... more »
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    SPOTTER, THE
    Dir: Thomas Beug, United States, 14 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    Set on a fire escape in Brooklyn at dawn, a boy and girl meet to perform a weekly ritual in their makeshift crow's nest. She's the spotter, he's the... more »
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    TAIAN LU
    Dir: Mathieu Borysevicz, China, 13 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    The story centers around Taian Lu No.6, a dilapidated colonial era building, now home to an eclectic cross section of Shanghai's demography. Through... more »
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    THAWING OUT
    Dir: Jean-Julien Chervier, France, 27 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    Since he arrives to the nude-camp forced by his mother, Leo a 12 year-old, feels like dying. Until he meets Antoinette and her magic mushrooms...... more »
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    TOP GIRL
    Dir: Rebecca Johnson, England, 19 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    Set in Brixton South London, and shot using a cast of new and non-actors, TOP GIRL is a truthful and tender coming of age tale. Fearless 15 year old... more »
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    TROUBLED WATERS
    Dir: Charlotte Erlih, France, 20 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    1910. Louis, 17, helps a wealthy stranger, Théodora, 40, to find the body of her husband, who shipwrecked. He drags her, at sunset, on his weak skif... more »
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    US
    Dir: Olivier Hems, France, 11 min, 2007, Narrative Short
    A police officer carries out a search of a man's apartment and enters the life of someone forgotten by everyone.... more »
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    WUNDERKAMMER
    Dir: Andrea Pallaoro, United States, 13 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    An elderly woman and her son struggle to coexist in a house that shelters a spectacular menagerie of birds. Surrendering to their codependence, ins... more »
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    YOUNG LOVE
    Dir: Ariel Kleiman, Australia, 7 min, 2008, Narrative Short
    Young Erno struggles to jog. He clutches his stomach with his hand and winces with pain as he hobbles through a deserted farmland. His white socks a... more »
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    DON ROBERTO'S SHADOW
    Dir: Juan Diego Spoerer & Hakan Engstrom, Chile, 27 min, 2007, Documentary Short
    A boy travels to a saltpeter office with his family, to the city of Chacabuco in the Chilean desert, where he walks along the old buildings. The ye... more »
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    GLASS TRAP
    Dir: Pawel Ferdek, Poland, 15 min, 2008, Documentary Short
    Cash, a car and a mobile phone... as well as fish. A group of tough men from near Warsaw organize a new form of entertainment. Their customary meeti... more »
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    LA BOULE D'OR
    Dir: Bruno Deville, Switzerland, 15 min, 2008, Documentary Short
    A tranquil little island hidden away under a bridge in Lausanne, the bowling club of La Boule d'Or is home to a team of pensioners who, under the di... more »
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    LEFT BEHIND
    Dir: Fabian Daub & Andreas Gräfenstein, Germany, 13 min, 2008, Documentary Short
    In Waldenburg, situated in the Lower Silesian Coalfield, all mines are closed down. Lukasz and his elder friend Jacek have been digging coal at thei... more »
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    LESSONS FROM THE NIGHT
    Dir: Adrian Francis, Australia, 9 min, 2008, Documentary Short
    As dusk approaches and workers stream out of the city, Maia, a Bulgarian immigrant, is about to begin her day. She reflects on life, work and toilet... more »
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    LILA
    Dir: Broadcast Club, France, 13 min, 2009, Documentary Short
    This must be the wood, she said thoughtfully to herself, where things have no names.... more »
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    LONG DISTANCE
    Dir: Moritz Siebert, England, 27 min, 2009, Documentary Short
    Abiyot is one of several African long distance runners, trying to make a living and career in the US. Once he was a promising member of the Ethiopia... more »
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    ONE DAY AFTER THE TENTH DAY
    Dir: Narges Abyar, Iran, 25 min, 2008, Documentary Short
    An old man who is given a camel to look after by the village people finds himself bonding with the animal after a few months.... more »
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    SALT IN THE SCARS
    Dir: Fiorella Castanotto, Switzerland, 17 min, 2008, Documentary Short
    The saltpans of Marakanam in South India. While following Reena, a woman who earns her living collecting sea salt,viewers are challenged to consider... more »
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    SUSPENDED
    Dir: Kimi Takesue, United States, 9 min, 2009, Documentary Short
    SUSPENDED both documents and re-contextualizes the experience of suspended time among a cross-section of people. The film captures a range of evocat... more »
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    WAITING FOR WOMEN
    Dir: Estephan Wagner, England, 35 min, 2008, Documentary Short
    In the remote Spanish village of Riofrio, most of the women left years ago. Only the men remain, without the slightest possibility to find a relatio... more »
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