A SHORT GUIDE TO RE-ENTRY (United Kingdom) European Dramatic Short Saturday morning / April 9th / 7 Parnassiens, 11:51 Anwar Boulifa is a filmmaker who began documentaries having worked for the BBC, C4. ‘A Short Guide To Re-entry’ is his first short film and was shot with a mainly non-professional cast using improvisation to heighten the sense of […]
“Killing My Girl” by Tasos Giapoutzis is a part of ÉCU 2015’s ‘Official Selection’ in the category Student Film. A young South Asian woman lives away from home, in London, with her husband and in-laws. The film depicts her struggle to undergo sex-selective abortion against her will.
It’s November and it’s time for a new stop of our ÉCU-on-the-Road tour! This time we are going to Moscow, Russia, where the 34° VGIK International Student Festival will be held from the 17th to the 23th in the cinema hall of one of the oldest film school in the world – VGIK. The festival itself is one of the […]
Here’s the trailer of student film “The Bigger Picture”, directed by Daisy Jacobs. Is a part of ÉCU 2015’s ‘Official Selection’ into Animated Films. This is the stark and darkly humorous tale of two brothers struggling to care for their elderly mother. Richard is happy to visit, but flees as soon as anything practical needs to […]
“Keeper”, a student film by Stacy Moon is a new submission to ÉCU 2015. A woman is tethered to her middle-of-nowhere home to take care of her dangerous younger brother. Feeling lonely and fed up with her brother’s indirect threats, she decides to call a company that sends a man to have dinner with her.
In the near future, most people get a chip implanted in their brains. Nathanael, a cricket repair man, is faced with a moral dilemma when the parents of an autistic boy ask him to hack into the chip of their son. “Jiminy” is a Student Film by Arthur Molard and part of the Official Selection […]
Ellie is a lonely only-child, who spends her lazy summertime walking in the family’s building, eating ice-creams and facing her first existential questions. She’s the main character in “Thirteen Blue” – our new submission to the Student Film Category, which is situated in Greece and directed by Zaklin Lentzou. Watch the trailer here and step […]
“A Tibetan Marriage” directed by Lu Liu is a new submission to ÉCU 2014 in the Student Film Category. The film presents a story about a Tibetan Polyandrous Marriage. Gongbu spent a couple of years in the city and changed his mind about the idea of a Tibetan marriage. He doesn’t want to share the […]
Here’s the trailer for a new submission to ÉCU 2014’s Student Film category. ”One Hundred Grams”, directed by Bareun Jo and produced in the UK tells the story of a father, just released from jail, who seeks forgiveness from his family for the terrible crime he committed 5 years ago. Want to know more? Have […]
”Yesterday’s Tomorrow” is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. Darren is given an opportunity to find out more about the death of his mother, activist Professor Roberts. Along the way, he learns a secret about the world in which he is living, giving him an extraordinary chance to travel back in time and find redemption. […]
http://en.opencinemafest.ru/ The last week of summer 2011 in St. Petersburg was marked by a very special event, a festival of short and animated films called “Open Cinema”, which took place on 20th-28th August. More than 100 films from 30 countries were shown during more than thirty screenings in two cinemas and two open-air opening nights […]