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Inntravel Award for Best Short Film

This programme contains 7 films.

From hundreds of entries responding to our Border Crossing theme, we bring you some of the best short films and artists’ videos from across the world as part of the 2nd Inntravel Short Film Award.

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La Estancia

A ghostly tale based on a real life massacre in 2012. A group of peasants assist one another to make a clandestine border crossing in to La Estancia where they begin their search to find missing relatives following a mass murder.

Director

Fedorico Adorno

UK Premiere

Production Country

Paraguay

Production Year

2014

Duration

13 mins

Dialogue Language

Spanish
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The Embrace

A North Korean monument is brought to life, playing with the significance of ‘the embrace’ as representation of the reunification in the South Korean national psyche. Two figures embrace in joy, only to have their bliss dissipate and a new, unexpectedly uncomfortable, era to emerge.

Director

Pilar Mata Dupont

UK Premiere

Production Country

South Korea

Production Year

2013

Duration

5 mins

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Uncertain Ground

Despite having been a settlement for longer than the city across the bay, and having an estimated population of 10,000, the unnamed floating village on Gaya Island is not recognised by the Malaysian government and does not appear on any maps.

Director

Ian Nesbitt

Production Country

United Kingdom

Production Year

2014

Duration

12 mins

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Agur

Set in the Basque Country in 2015, where police arrests are on the decrease and public opinion normalised. One night, a non-nationalist politician receives a death threat; meanwhile a young woman dies as the result of being caught up in a Basque Regional Police attack.

Director

David Pérez Sañudo

Production Country

Spain

Production Year

2013

Duration

17 mins

Dialogue Language

Spanish

Subtitle Language

English
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Metamorfoza

In a heady mix of stop-frame animated dolls and butterflies, together with found footage, the main character enters a war zone through the television. Inspired by the Seventh Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich, who remained in the Soviet Union under Stalin’s regime after the 1917 revolution.

Director

Martha Colburn

UK Premiere

Production Country

The Netherlands

Production Year

2013

Duration

7 mins

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Mondial 2010

A documentary about love and place. A Lebanese gay couple decide to take a forbidden road trip to Ramallah. The film is recorded with their camera as they chronicle their journey. Though the couple’s conversations, the audience is invited into the universe of a fading city.

Presented in a joint UK premiere with Safar: The Festival of Popular Arab Cinema

Director

Roy Lib

UK Premiere

Production Country

Lebanon

Production Year

2014

Duration

19 mins

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Runner

Amal, a 13-year-old refugee from Lebanon, deals drugs in the Hannover subway system. He lives an isolated life in an asylum home outside the city – until one day he meets a young German girl called Clara, who might be his saviour…

Director

Carolina Hellsgard

UK Premiere

Production Country

Germany

Production Year

2013

Duration

14 mins