Future Shorts Finland presents international shorts set

Sunday 17.2. | 20–00

Fishing without nets
Candy Girl

Sunday 17.2. | 20–00

Future Shorts Finland presents international shorts set

Future Shorts innovative club concept of combining traditional music club and short film screenings comes to mbar! February edition presents international set of short films and guest dj's. On february we have special live performance by The Hearing.

The Hearing is the solo project of Ringa Manner aka Cute Pint of Pintandwefall.

Future Shorts is one of the leading and most innovative short film labels and an innovative club concept which combines traditional music club and short film screenings into one event.

February international set includes:

1.Fishing Without Nets (Kenya - 2010, 17 min, Drama) Dir: Cutter Hodierne
A story of pirates in Somalia told from the perspective of the Somalis. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

2. Marcel, King of Tervuren (USA - 2012, 6 min, Documentary | Animation) Dir: Tom Schroeder
The rooster Marcel survives the bird flu, alcohol, sleeping pills and his son Max. Though blinded in one eye, he remains the King of Tervuren. Greek tragedy as acted out by Belgian roosters.
Marcel, King of Tervuren is in competition at Sundance 2013.

3. We‘re Leaving (USA - 2011, 12 min) Dir: Zachary Treitz
Rusty and Veronica have to move out their home and try to find a new place to live with their teenage alligator, Chopper. We’re Leaving is a tender glimpse at one couple’s quest for small triumphs in an uncaring world.
Jury prize winner at Woodstock Film Festival and receiver of an Honorable Mention at Philadelphia Film Festival.

4. The S from Hell (USA - 2010, 9 min, Documentary) Dir: Rodney Ascher
Short documentary-cum-horror film about the scariest corporate symbol in history - The 1964 Screen Gems logo, aka ‘The S From Hell.’ Built around interviews with survivors still traumatized from their childhood exposure to the logo after shows like Bewitched or The Monkees, the film brings their stories to life with animation, found footage and dramatic reenactments.

5. Candy Girl (UK - 2012, 3 min, Music Video) Dir: Lucy Luscombe
A surreal coming-of-age short in which a young gymnast in competition begins to see the world differently.
Candy Girl explores the transition we make from idealistic childhood through the somewhat more murky world of the adolescent. Underwire Festival Winner of the Outstanding work by female practitioner aged 15 – 25, supported by BFI Future Film.

6. Lovebirds (Czech Republic - 2010, 7 min, Fiction | Comedy | Love Story) Dir: Brian Lye
Love Birds is a short film that sees humans acting as birds. A male and a female bird meet and fall in love. An egg is produced and all is happy in the nest until their love is tested and fate comes knocking.
A humorous love story that reflects the similarities between avian and human life. Best Film at Primavera Film Festival, Leichhardt (Sydney) Australia

7. Slintage (Seeds of the Fall) (Sweden - 2009, 18 min, Comedy | Drama) Dir: Patrik Eklund
Middle-aged couple Rolf and Eva live in a passionless relationship. They wear and tear at each other and Eva begins to feel sexually frustrated. One night she tries to seduce Rolf. He dismisses her but then something happens that will change their relationship forever.
Special Jury Mention and the Audience Award at the 2010 Prague Short Film Festival from the Oscar nominated director Patrik Eklund.


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This event is part of the Future Shorts Finland club series

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