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Awards 2006

Award for Best Animated Film:

Nominations:

Afro Shock, Director: YEHAN JEHAN
Broken Wire, Director: JUAN CARLOS MOSTAZA
For a Tango, Director: Gabriele Zucchelli

Winner: Broken Wire

Award for Best Documentary Film:

Nominations:

Dancing for Oliver, Director: Suzanne Gielgud
BAJO UNA MISMA BANDERA (UNDER THE SAME FLAG), Directors: CINTA JIMÉNEZ & PABLO SALVATIERRA
MORE THAN 1000 WORDS, Director: Solo Avital

Winner: Dancing for Oliver

Award for Best Short Film:

Nominations:

A kind of loving, Director:
The Clap, Director: Geoff Lindsey
SWAT , Director:

Joint Winners: A kind of loving & The Clap

Award for Best Feature Film:

Nominations:

Towards Sunset (Ro be Ghoroub), Director: Iraj Emami
Cargo, Director: Andi Reiss
In Memory of My Father, Director: Christopher Jaymes

Winner: Towards Sunset (Ro be Ghoroub)

Shorts 2006

Around the world in 90 sec / La vuelta del mundo en 90 segundos

Country: USA
Year: 2006
Length: 5 min
Director: William Nunez
Two renowned television news anchors decide to have lunch, but must make it back to New York City in time for their broadcast. They use a most unconventional mode of transportation.

ArRuh Ala ArRih / Drifting

Country: UK/Iraq
Language: Arabic & English versions
Year: 2005
Length: 6 min
Director: Maythem Ridha

Contratiempos

Country: Spain
Year: 2005
Length: 14 min
Director: Antonio Gomez-Olea

Entree

Country: UK
Year: 2005
Length: 1 min
Director: Sue Whitting

Greta May

Country: UK
Year: 2005
Length: 15 min
Director: Clifford Thulow
Actress Greta May regains her confidence after meeting a stranger

Here to stay

Country: UK
Year: 2005
Length: 8 min
Director: Frank Scantori
A man tries to dispose of the object of his wife and daughters affections.

Kataplum

Country: Es
Year: 2006
Length: 11 min
Director: David Chernovetzky

Needlewood Antiques

Country: UK
Year:
Length:
Director:

Opera Baby

Country: UK
Year: 2005
Length:
Director:

Photocopier

Country: UK
Year: 2005
Length: 5 min
Director:Frank Mansfield

RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS

Country: UK
Year: 2005
Length: 12min
Director: Bruce Webb
In the reading room of the British Library, shy JESS falls in love with a Byronic young man. Too tongue-tied to actually talk to him, she starts to send books to his desk, the titles of which spell out her feelings for him.

The Clap

Country: UK
Language: no dialogue
Year: 2005
Length: 12 min
Director: Geoff Lindsey
An obsessive classical concertgoer wants to be the first clapper at the end of every concert.

The Claw

Country: UK
Language:
Year: 2005
Length:
Director:
Can a damaged cop put his troubles aside long enough to catch a hammer killer?

The Quiet Assassin

Country: USA/Italy
Year: 2005
Length: 15 min
Director: Alex Hardcastle
Jimmy Law was a loser, a nobody, abused by the system, by his wife, and by his own boss

This Cruel Life

Country: UK
Language: no dialogue
Year: 2005
Length: 1 min
Director: David Rafique

Treasure

Country: UK
Language: English
Year: 2005
Length: 10 min
Director: Paul Olding
Writer: Beryl Richards

SWAT

Country: UK
Language: English
Year: 2005
Length: 4 min
Director:
On a windswept beach, a lone figure trudges wearily across the sand. Deep in concentration, his eyes are trained on the ground ahead. This is the story of an Old Man’s relentless search. He can only ever rest, when he finds his Treasure.

My Yacht

Country: UK/France
Language: English
Year: 2004
Length: 29 min
Director: Huck Melnick
A wannabe producer at the Cannes Film Festival pretends to be something he’s not.

Wild Horses of Newbury

Country: UK
Language: English
Year: 2005
Length: 5 min
Director: Mark Carroll
When a road tries to destroy ancient forests, two black horses appear. An undercurrents.org short.

Animations 2006

Afro Shock

Country: SPAIN
Year: 2007
Length: 5 min
Director: YEHAN JEHAN
It’s Sunday and Earth is slowly being taken over by outrageous hair…

Broken Wire

Country: SPAIN
Year: 2007
Length: 8 min
Director: JUAN CARLOS MOSTAZA
The daily routine and coldness will get one couple together and move another away. A trip of pleasure will change the fate of a person, turning it into her worst nightmare, because when you love someone there´s no place far enough neither cause strong enough to explain our acts.

For a Tango

Country: UK
Year: 2007
Length: 5 min
Director: Gabriele Zucchelli
A tango duel echoes the historical and emotional origin of this dance.

Documentaries 2006

Final Solution

Country: India
Year: 2005
Length: 149 min
Director: Rakesh Sharma
Final Solution is a study of the politics of hate.

Dancing for Oliver

Country: UK
Year: 2005
Length: 50 min
Director: Suzanne Gielgud
An indepth look at the creation of the dance scenes for Oliver Stone’s Alexander
Cast: Oliver Stone, Vangelis, Francisco Bosch, Monica Zamora, Piers Gielgud

MORE THAN 1000 WORDS

Country: Germany/Isarael
Language:
Year: 2005
Length: 78 min
Director: Solo Avital
Cast: Ziv Koren,Galit Gutman,Tsvi Yechezkeli
Ziv Koren’s photographs have become instantly recognizable icons that have helped shape our perception of the conflict in the Middle East. Director Solo Avital followed Ziv over a two-year period, shooting in the heart of riots, terror attack scenes, secret meetings with wanted militants, all the way to Israel’s pullout from Gaza.

BAJO UNA MISMA BANDERA (UNDER THE SAME FLAG)

Country: SPAIN
Language:
Year: 2005
Length: 50 min
Director: CINTA JIMÉNEZ & PABLO SALVATIERRA
Documentary about the colony of Guinea Equatorial from Spain

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Country: USA/Italy
Year: 2007
Length: min
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Features 2006

Cargo

Country: UK
Year: 2005
Length: 82 min
Director: Andi Reiss
Four Croation refugees try to flee the horrors of the Balkan Wars in 1992.

In Memory of My Father

Country: USA
Director: Christopher Jaymes
Cast: Eric Michael Cole, Judy Greer, Jeremy Sisto, Christopher Jaymes, Matt Keeslar

The Way Back Home

Country: USA
Year: 2005
Length: 93 min
Director: Reza Badiyi
Spiritual drama about one man’s return to small Southern town that he was raised. What begins as a trip becomes a journey of consequence.

Ro be Ghoroub / Towards Sunset

Country: Iran
Year: 2005
Length: 94 min
Director: Iraj Emami
A moving critique on modern-day Iran as Mohammed an Afghani boy, refuse collector struggles to make ends meet in Iran.
Mohammed, an illiterate Afghani boy, works with his uncle as a refuse collector. In an unfortunate situation Mohammed’s uncle is arrested and jailed, and Mohammed is sacked from his work. The story opens at night in Tehran. A man conceals a large amount of money in a purpose built compartment of his bag. Walking back to his car a thief seated on the back of a motorbike snatches his bag.

Driving into a park, the robber empties and throws the bag away without noticing the hidden money. The owner searching desperately for his bag finally catches up with the robber only to find out he did not discover the hidden compartment. The search for the bag is now on. This is a beautifully shot, thought provoking film, one of the best recent examples of modern Iranian filmmaking

Catalogue 2006

Please click here to download the 2006 Marbella International Film Festival catalogue in .pdf format.