Future Shorts Latest Winter Season

The latest season of Future Shorts is looking really awesome, I can hardly wait to put it on in Taipei for all of us to see. Here’s the trailer:

Screening: February 23, Saturday evening. To join the event and have the latest info, can RSVP on these pages:

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The Films

Fishing Without Nets

Fishing Without Nets

Fishing Without Nets

Dir: Cutter Hodierne
Kenya – 2010
A story of pirates in Somalia told from the perspective of the Somalis.
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

導演: Cutter Hodierne
肯亞 – 2010
一個用索馬利亞人的角度,述說有關索馬利亞(東非國家)海盜的故事。
本片榮獲 << 2012日舞影展 評審團大獎 得主>>

Marcel, King of Tervuren

Marcel, King of Tervuren

Marcel, King of Tervuren

Dir: Tom Schroeder
United States – 2012
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.

導演: Tom Schroeder
美國- 2012
一隻叫Marcel的公雞一個公雞在歷經禽流感、酒精、安眠藥、最後是他自己的兒子等各種事件,後活了下來;即使瞎了一隻眼, 它仍舊維持它的王位。 改編自希臘著名悲劇伊底帕斯王的故事,由比利時公雞主演。
本片榮獲 << 2013日舞影展 參賽作品>>
更多資訊及本片預告:
http://www.studio2talks.com/archives/4772

We're Leaving

We’re Leaving

We’re Leaving

Dir: Zachary Treitz
United States – 2011
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.

導演: Zachary Treitz
美國 – 2011
Rusty 和 Veronica 將要般離他們的家,並試著找一個新的地方,好跟他們十幾歲的鱷魚, Chopper 一起住。
本片帶觀眾溫柔一瞥這一對伴侶在這冷漠的世界中追求他們小小的勝利。
本片榮獲 << Woodstock電影節 評審團獎>>
以及 << 費城電影節 榮譽獎 >>

The S From Hell

The S From Hell

The S From Hell

Dir: Rodney Ascher
United States – 2010
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.

導演: Rodney Ascher
美國 – 2010
一部紀錄片暨諷刺恐怖片, 講述企業界史上最可怕的符號— 1964年Screen Gems 製片公司 的Logo, 通稱『從地獄來的S』,講述Screen Gems公司給一整代人帶來的童年惡夢。
訪問倖存者仍舊有著童年時期暴露在S logo下的的精神創傷,例如《摩登原始人》、《家有仙妻》等,本片將他們的故事用節目片段,動畫等等呈現。

Candy Girl

Candy Girl

Candy Girl

Dir: Lucy Luscombe
United Kingdom – 2012
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.

導演: Lucy Luscombe
英國 – 2012
一個關於「轉大人」的短片,描述一位在競賽中的年輕的體操選手開始用不同的角度看世界。
Candy Girl 探索在我們從過度理想主義的童年轉變到某種程度上陰暗的多的青少年期。
由15 – 25歲的傑出女學員演出, 本片榮獲 << Underwire Festval>>選出,由 BFI Future Film 贊助。

Lovebirds

Lovebirds

Lovebirds

Dir: Brian Lye
Czech Republic – 2010
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.

導演: Brian Lye
捷克共和國 – 2010
Love Birds 是一部將人類型為看做鳥類的短片。
一隻雄鳥和一隻雌鳥相遇並墜入愛河,一顆蛋的誕生讓他們的鳥巢充滿了愛,直到他們之間的愛受到了考驗,而命運在此時來敲門…
一部描述人類和鳥類微妙相似的幽默愛情故事。
本片為 << Primavera Film Festival, 澳洲雪梨(小義大利區) >> 最佳影片

Seeds of the Fall

Seeds of the Fall

Seeds of the Fall

Dir: Patrik Eklund
Sweden – 2009
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.

導演: Patrik Eklund
瑞典 – 2009
中年夫婦Rolf 和 Eva 過著沒有熱情的生活。 他們的關係逐漸磨損,而Eva開始對他們的性關係感到挫折。有天晚上,她試圖勾引Ralph, 但後來發生的事,將永遠改變他們的關係。
本片榮獲以及 << 2010 布拉格短片節 評審特別獎、最受觀眾歡迎獎 >> 由奧斯卡提名導演 Patrik Eklund 執導。

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