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Six xxx Love

This programme is 78 minutes and is a part of the International Competition.

Screened:
Sat 24/10 | 18:00 Reginateatern
Kortfilmfestivalen Play 19-25 October

Endless Love

Don’t dream it, be it.

Brazil, 2020, 20, Direction: Duda Gambogi, Production: Duda Gambogi.
Duda Gambogi is a filmmaker and film critic. Over the last eight years she has worked as an assistant director, art director and producer in several independent films and music videos that were screened nationally and internationally.

Cockpera

A short opera inspired by Aesop’s fable The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle.

Croatia, 2020, 4, Direction: Kata Gugić, Production: Vinko Brešan, Tomislav Buntak.
Kata Gugić was born in 1990 in Zagreb. She received an MA in Animation and New Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in 2019 with her thesis film Cockpera. During her studies she worked on scenography and costumes for film and theatre, as well as being a music programmer and promoter.

The Last Day

This is a musical about a couple living in two different countries and their last day together. Laura visits her soon to be ex-boyfriend Niklas and they try to make their final day together last as long as they can.

Finland, 2020, 16, Direction: Lauri-Matti Parppei Production: Julia Elomäki.
Lauri-Matti Parppei is a filmmaker, musician, and visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland. He holds a Master of Arts from Aalto University, and is now working mostly with film & TV. He is also the singer-songwriter of the band Musta valo

Just a Guy

Just a Guy is an animated documentary short film about love. Three women share glimpses of their affection, attraction and relationship with Richard Ramirez, a serial killer and rapist they contacted after he was convicted.

Germany, 2020, 15, Direction: Shoko Hara, Production: Stefan Michel.
Shoko Hara grew up in Okayama in Japan. In 2012, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Media Design at the DHBW Ravensburg. Her graduation film “Abita” received much critical acclaim and was screened at festivals around the world. With her emphasis on analogue and experimental works in graphic design and art, Shoko Hara moved on to study Motion Design at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg between 2012 and 2016. Her diploma project, the animated short film “What they believe” was awarded as the best student film in Animafest Zagreb 2016. Shoko Hara is currently teaching Motion Graphics at the at the DHBW Ravensburg and works as Freelance Motion Designer and Animation Director for commercial spots and music videos.

Sukar

Casablanca’s beach, Morocco. The teenagers’ desire for each other is growing discreetly. Adults and children oversee. A fight creates a diversion.

France, Morocco, 2019, 9, Direction: Ilias El Faris, Production: Saïd Hamich.
Born in Agadir in 1990, Ilias El Faris now lives in Paris. His first short film, Azayz, shot on super 8mm in Taghazout, was selected in various international festivals. For the collection L’Animal, he directed Aïn Diab in March 2019, screened at the Côté Court festival. Shot the same year, on 16 mm on the beach of Casablanca, Sukar is his latest fiction film.

Progressive Touch

Can you fu*k to an irregular beat? Progressive Touch depicts three moody, absurdist love scenes in which the goal is to “improve” sex by complicating its rhythm and choreography. Sex as dance as comedy. Enacted by three real life couples, the dancers’ every explicit move is synchronized to the propulsive, unpredictable score which borrows elements from progressive rock, trap, and math metal.

Austria, The Netherlands, United States, 2019, 12, Direction: Michael Portnoy, Production: Ekaterina Degot.
Michael Portnoy (b 1971, Washington, DC, USA) is a New York-based artist. Coming from a background in dance and stand-up comedy, his performance-based work employs a variety of media: from participatory installations to sculpture, painting, writing, theater, video and curation.

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