april, 2021

23apr(apr 23)7:00 pm25(apr 25)7:00 pmBest of Fest 2020Selection of award-winning films from Fisheye 2020

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BEST OF THE FEST 2020

- Friday 23rd April: films start @ 7pm (Available for 48hrs)
- Q&A at 7pm on Sunday 25th April

Everyone’s a winner, here! We show a selection of award-winning films from the 2020 competition. See what you think.

Featuring:

The Pink or the Green
2.3 x 2.6 x 3.2
In the hut of Mr Van den Brink
Panic Attack!
The Clock Strikes One
Bus Stop
Color Work
The German King


TITLE: Le Rose et Le Vert
DIRECTOR: Julien Chavaillaz
COUNTRY: Switzerland
RUN TIME: 14m54s

Baptiste, a lonely outsider, is in love with Mina, the girl from the sex hotline. One day, Baptiste gathers his courage and succeeds in convincing the young woman to accept a rendez-vous at a café in town…

TITLE: 2.3 x 2.6 x 3.2
DIRECTOR: Jiaqi Wang
COUNTRY: China
RUN TIME: 3m 47s

This project is based on the Wellcome Collection Museum. A filmmaker needed to choose an object from the museum and make a film based on it. Kareau is a wooden figure from the Nicobar Islands. It was set up, put outside a sick person’s house to scare and drive away from the bad spirits thought to be causing the disease.

TITLE: In the Hut of Mr Van Den Brink
DIRECTOR: Björn Renner
COUNTRY: Germany
RUN TIME: 15m 0s

In this modern fairy tale the two small-time crooks Heiko and Marcello end up in the hut of Mr. van den Brink. Having fled the police they hide in a garden house but then wake up with their hands and feet bound. From now on the owner of their hiding place, Mr. van den Brink, is calling the shots.

TITLE: Panic Attack!
DIRECTOR: Eileen O’Meara
COUNTRY: United States of America
RUN TIME: 3m 0s

Do you ever wonder “did I leave the coffee on?” or “am I pregnant with a devil-baby?” This hand-drawn animation explores anxiety, obsession, and one woman’s slippery hold on reality.

TITLE: Bus Stop
DIRECTOR: Vanessa Bailey
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
RUN TIME: 9m 27s

Two very different people find themselves waiting together at a bus stop, late at night. Reluctantly forced into conversation by circumstance Rachel and Liam embark on a journey neither of them could have foreseen.

TITLE: Color Work
DIRECTOR: Marina Nasekina, Andrey Klementyev
COUNTRY: Russian Federation
RUN TIME: 9m 27s

Baptiste, a lonely outsider, is in love with Mina, the girl from the sex hotline. One day, Baptiste gathers his courage and succeeds in convincing the young woman to accept a rendez-vous at a café in town…

TITLE: The German King
DIRECTOR: Adetokumboh M’Cormack
COUNTRY: United States of America
RUN TIME: 20m 0s

Set in 1914 at the start of World War I, The German King is the unbelievable true story of King Rudolf Douala Manga Bell; a German raised African prince who becomes king after his father’s death. Upon returning home to Cameroon, he sees his people being subjugated and enslaved under Kaiser Wilhelmʼs II oppressive colonial rule. He realizes the only way to put an end to his peopleʼs suffering, is to lead a rebellion against the man he once considered his brother.

Time

23 (Friday) 7:00 pm - 25 (Sunday) 7:00 pm BST

Location

Fisheye Film Festival Online

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