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International Competition: Short Films 3

International Competition: Short Films 3

International Competition: Short Films 3

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The Girl With Two Heads La Chica con dos Cabezas

Shaved head, oblivious to bodily hair, and topless wrestler on the one hand. Make-up, blow-dry styling, and anti-wrinkle cream, on the other. Anne, 18, and her mother Céline explore and question femininity in the 21st century.

2011
Venecia, Sinaloa (short)
2013
Porcelana (short)
2015
Los reyes del pueblo que no existe (first feature)
2016
Unsilenced (short)
 
  • 13 min.
  • DCP
  • Colour / black and white
  • Language : English, French
  • Subtitles : English, Français, Deutsch
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Betzabé García
Cinematography
Alana Mejía González
Editing
Sighvatur Ómar Kristinsson
Music
Rachael Philip
Sound
Inés Adriana
Cast
Jack Silver
Christopher Macken
Monique Etienne
Michèle Belgrand
Emily Allen
Producer
Kate Phibbs
Production Company
NFTS
Print Contact
Kate Phibbs
klphibbs@gmail.com

Manivelle: The Last Days of the Man of Tomorrow Akher Ayam Rajoul El Ghad

A young director finds in her manor Manivelle, an automaton given to Lebanon in 1945. As they walk through Beirut, the robot tells its tumultuous story, which is also the story of its country.

  • Fadi Baki (The fdz)
    Filmobiography
  • Docufiction
  • LBN
  • 2017
  • Swiss Premiere
2000
It Came from Almakkab (medium length mockumentary)
2006
El Burro Magnifico (short)
2007
A Headline Romance (short)
2013
Jibni and The Beatdown (music videos)
2013
Balut (short)
2016
Shatila (documentary)
 
  • 29 min.
  • DCP
  • Colour
  • Language : Arabic, French, English
  • Subtitles : English, Français, Deutsch
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Fadi Baki (The fdz)
Cinematography
Tobias von dem Borne
Editing
Zeina Aboul-Hosn
Music
Nadim Mechlawi
Sound
Chadi Roukoz
Cast
Omar Khouri
Hatem Imam
Toni Harouny
Romy Melhem
Barraq Rima
Producer
Sabine Sidawi-Hamdan
Bernadette Klausberger
Niklas Hlawatsch
Jinane Dagher
Production Company
Cinemoz
Print Contact
Visual Stories
Niklas Hlawatsch
niklas@visual-stories.org

Les Pastèques du Cheikh Sheikh's Watermelons

In exchange for a few watermelons he loves so much, an Imam organises emergency funerals. His ex-jihadist assistant suspects a conspiracy... A cutting and witty story.

  • Kaouther Ben Hania
    Filmobiography
  • Fiction
  • TUN, FRA
  • 2018
  • Swiss Premiere
2006
Moi, ma sœur et la chose (short)
2010
Les Imams vont à l’école (documentary)
2013
Peau de colle
2016
Zaineb n’aime pas la neige (documentary, prix Ulysse Cinemed)
2017
Beauty and the Dogs (Cannes, Un Certain Regard)
 
  • 23 min.
  • DCP
  • Colour
  • Language : Arabic
  • Subtitles : English, Français, Deutsch
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Kaouther Ben Hania
Cinematography
Samuel Dravet
Editing
Rémi Dumas
Music
Amine Bouhafa
Sound
Fred Bielle
Cast
Halima Boukhris
Karim Charfi
Rami Brahem
Bilel Slim
Ahmed Hafiene
Producer
Nadim Cheikhrouha
Production Company
Tanit Films
Print Contact
Tanit Films
Nadim Cheikhrouha
nadim.cheikhrouha@gmail.com

The Imminent Immanent Baga't Diri Tuhay Ta't Pamahungpahung

While absurd songs appear on karaoke screens, people seem indifferent to the arrival of an umpteenth typhoon, a force of nature that will nonetheless make itself known.…

  • Carlo Francisco Manatad
    Filmobiography
  • Fiction
  • PHL, SGP, ITA
  • 2018
  • Swiss Premiere
2015
Junilyn Has (short, Locarno Festival)
2016
Sandra (short, FIFF)
2016
Fatima Marie Torres And The Invasion Of Space Shuttle Pinas 25 (Best Comedy Short at the Aspen Shortsfest)
2017
Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee Of The Month (short, Semaine de la Critique Cannes)
 
  • 15 min.
  • DCP
  • Colour
  • Subtitles : English, Français, Deutsch
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Carlo Francisco Manatad
Cinematography
Albert Banzon
Editing
Carlo Francisco Manatad
Benjo Ferrer III
Sound
Donald Ilagan
Cast
Joaquin Maog
Andrew Maog
Chai Fonacier
Arjo Atayde
Angeli Bayani
Sylvia Sanchez
Producer
Armi Rae Cacanindin
Production Company
Cinematografica Films
Print Contact
Some Shorts
Jansen Wouter
info@someshorts.com

On the Border Yan Bian Shao Nian

Presented in Cannes, this poetic fresco depicts Chinese youth, torn between the desire to go far away and the desire to stay and dream of love on a panoramic wheel that no longer turns.

2015
Young Director Award at Tianming Film Forum
2016
Duck Neck (short, Busan International Film Festival)
2018
Striding into the Windswill (feature, work in progress)
 
  • 15 min.
  • DCP
  • Colour
  • Subtitles : English, Français, Français, Deutsch
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Xiaozi Muhua
Gao Linyang
Wei Shujun
Cinematography
Wang Jinhang
Editing
Chen Shi Kong
Music
George Neal
Sound
Wang Zhao
Zheng Bin
Cast
Cui Yuna
Li Zhengming
Peng Fei
Gang Yanming
Wei Shujun
Producer
Zuo Wenjuan
Production Company
Wei Shujun Film Studio
Print Contact
Salaud Morisset
Laura Jumel
festival@salaudmorisset.com


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Festival International de Films de Fribourg

33e 15 > 23.03 2019

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