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Schermata 2014-07-29 alle 10.31.41

/// 021 Capalbio | GSF’s Exclusive Showcase ///

Watch a selection of some of the the best shorts from the various sections of the 021 Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Fest until August 31st.

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Festival’s section: International Competition Directed by: Nour wazzi
Produced by: Panacea Production Ltd.
Country: UK
Year: 2013 Synopsis:
Marcus is a neglected 12-year-old hiding from the world by camping out on a rooftop. His makeshift haven is threatened when the girl he’s always loved comes looking for his help. Directro’s bio:
Nour Wazzi set up Panacea Productions in 2008 with…

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Schermata 2014-07-30 alle 11.12.14

La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak / Butter Lamp

A young itinerant photographer and his assistant suggest to Tibetan nomads to photograph them in front of various background.

15 – 20 | 2012 | Documentary | France / China | Observational | Social Issues

Starting from a very popular practice in China – the family  photoshoot – Butter Lamp shows us groups of Tibetan nomadic families posing for an itinerant photographer and his assistant in front of absurd and symbolic backgrounds: The Forbidden City with the giant picture of Mao, the Chinese Great Wall, the Beijing Olympic Stadium, Disneyland,…

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Houses with Small Windows (official trailer)

A powerful and yet muted portrait of an honour killing in the rural Kurdish Southeast of Turkey, "Best Film" at 021 Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Fest.

15 – 20 | 2013 | Drama | Live-Action | Social Issues | Turkey

In the Kurdish south-east of Turkey, honor killing is still a very common practice. In this intimate yet powerful portrait of what happens within families that find themselves having to commit this brutal practice, we follow the story of Dilan, a young 22 year old who has to pay with her own life the price…

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Schermata 2014-07-24 alle 11.17.13

Next Floor

During an opulent and luxurious banquet, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritualistic gastronomic carnage.

10-15 | 2008 | Canada | Dystopia | Live-Action | Satire

Next Floor is the surreal short film made by  Canadian writer-director Denis Villeneuve that plunges us into an opulent dinner where rich diners gorge themselves on a rich panoply of meats. In this absurd and grotesque universe, an unexpected sequence of events undermines the endless symphony of’ abundance. It is a clever social-commentary sprinkled with…

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021 Capalbio Cinema International Shortfilm Fest

The historic Maremman festival opens its 21th edition with an entirely renewed formula in the name of Re/Generation.

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“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin “In order to survive, all systems must evolve by providing greater and greater access to the currents that flow through them.” John Hagel III This is exactly the spirit that animates the…

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