Awards 2015

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2015 AWARD WINNERS

Here is the full list of nominations and winners from the 2015 Marbella International Film Festival.

BEST ANIMATION

The nominations for the best Animations (Presented by Charles Burns)

1. A Beat in The Forest
2. Bye Bye Dandelion
3. Daewit.

The winner is: Daewit (Received by Svetlana Axford, Director of Antivirus on behalf of the winner)

Daewit

Country of production: Germany
Language: German
Year of production: 2015
Director: David Jansen
Length of film: 15 minutes

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Synopsis:

A wolf child, a cat, an angel. Daewit is rescued from his violent father and grows up far away from his family among wolves. He is released into a world in which he grows from a child to a man weary of life. Embarking on a mysterious journey to find his own identity, he encounters great hardship but ultimately finds peace in forgiveness.

Sinopsis:

Un niño lobo, un gato, un ángel. Daewit es rescatado de su violento padre y crece lejos de su familia entre una manada de lobos. Él es liberado en un mundo en el que de niño a hombre, la vida le aburre.

BEST SHORTER SHORTS

The nominations for the best Shorter Shorts (Presented by Ricardo Acevedo Moran the Assistant Director of H10 Andalucía Plaza Hotel)

1. Soledad
2. Party of Two
3. Changed Man

The winner is: Party of Two (Received by the Director of the film Eugenia Llaguno )

Party Of Two

Country of production: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Year of production: 2014
Director: Eugenia Llaguno
Length of film: 14 minutes

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Synopsis:

The night of their sixth anniversary, a successful marriage comes together to celebrate and the wife announces its long awaited pregnancy. The husband enraged because of a secret he had kept jealously. Faced with their own lies must decide whether even have a future and if there is hope for them.

Sinopsis:

La noche de su sexton aniversario, la mujer anuncia su tan esperado embarazo. El marido enfurece a causa de un secreto que había guardado celosamente. Cara a cara con sus propias mentiras, ellos deben decidir si tienen futuro juntos.

BEST SHORT FILM

The nominations for the best Shorts: (Presented by Allan Bowley, also Allen T. presenter of TRE and Festival Judge)

1. In Another Life
2. Another Love
3. Anti Virus

The winner is: Another Love (Received by the Director of the film Victor Perez )

Another Love

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Victor Perez
Length of film: 20 minutes

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Synopsis:

A pregnant married woman struggles to tell a much older man that their affair is over.

Sinopsis:

Una mujer casada y embarazada lucha por contarle a un hombre mucho mayor que ella que su historia ha terminado.

BEST DOCUMENTARY

The nominations for the best Documentary: (Presented by Steven Euesden, Euro Weekly News )

1. Street Kids United
2. Silhouette Secrets
3. CE Trade Mark For Sale

The winner is: Street Kids United (Received by the producer of the film Conrad Alleblas)

Street Kids Untied II Girl From Rio

Country of production: Netherlands/UK/Brazil
Language: Portugese/ English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Maria Clara
Length of film: 1 hour 18 minutes

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Synopsis:

Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio is a documentary film about a life-changing experience for a group of girls from the favelas in Rio de Janeiro, the Favela Street Girls, who are chosen to represent Brazil during the Street Child World Cup 20

Sinopsis:

Documental sobre la experiencia de las niñas criadas en favelas en Río de Janeiro, quienes son elegidas para representar a Brasil durante la Street Child World Cup 2014.

BEST STORY

The nominations for the best Story: (Presented by the TV celebrity and writer Nick Knowles)

1. Far too Far
2. Christmas Star
3. Dark Rome

The winner is: Far Too Far (Received by the writer director of the film Justin Hunt)

Far Too Far

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Justin Hunt
Length of film: 1 hour 56 minutes

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Synopsis:

Linda is an attractive, intelligent single mother of a nine year old daughter, whom she affectionately calls 'Bug'. After being convinced by a friend to join her for a house party, Linda makes one bad decision that sends her life down the deep, dark downward spiral of Meth abuse.

Sinopsis:

Linda es una atractiva e inteligente madre soltera de una niña de 9 años a la que cariñosamente le llama Bug. Después de que una amiga la convenza de que vaya con ella a una fiesta, Linda toma una decisión equivocada  que la envía cuesta abajo hacia a una espiral oscura, profunda provocada por el abuso Meth.

BEST FILM MUSIC

The nominations for the best Film Music (Presented by Michael Davenport, Hollywood music producer)

1. Antivarious
2. Christmas Star
3. Single in south Beach

The winner is: Single in South Beach (Received by Alex Itkin Director/Producer of the film)

Single In South Beach

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Alejandro Itkin
Length of film: 1 hour 27 minutes

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Synopsis:

Love, money and sex mark this tale of never-ending single life in South Beach. Amy, an overconfident attractive single woman confuses love with money and becomes a victim of the materialistic nature of South Beach.

Sinopsis:

Amor, dinero y sexo marcan la historia de nunca acabar de la vida de los solteros en South Beach. Amy, una mujer autosuficiente y atractiva, confunde el amor con el dinero y se convierte en una víctima del materialismo en South Beach.

BEST ACTING

The nominations for the Best Acting: (Presented by Elliot Wright, TV personality)

1. Bradley Monclova for Far too Far
2. Kevin Leslie for The Rise of the Krays
3. Yoshi Kuroiwa for Another life

The winner is: Kevin Leslie for The Rise of the Krays (Received by Kevin Leslie)

The Rise Of The Krays

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Zackary Adler
Length of film: 1 hour 47 minutes

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Synopsis:

An epic period gangster film based on the true story of London's most feared and respected villans.

Sinopsis:

Película de un período épico sobre gánsteres basada en la historia real de los villanos más temidos y respetados de Londres.

Best Director

The nominations for the Best Director (Presented by Andy Loveday the CEO of Carnaby International)

1. Solders of the Damned
2. Rise of the Krays
3. Arthur & Merlin

The winner is: Solders of the Damned (Received by the Producers Nigel Horne & Miriam Cooke)

Soldiers Of The Dammed

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Mark Nuttall
Length of film: 1 hour 39 minutes

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Synopsis:

It's the Eastern front during World War 2. The Russians are pushing the German Army back through Romania. Major Kurt Fleischer, war weary commander of an elite troop of German soldiers, is ordered to escort a female scientist into a mysterious forest behind enemy lines to retrieve an ancient relic.

Sinopsis:

En la frontera Este durante la II Guerra Mundial. Los rusos están empujando a los alemanes hacia Rumanía. Al Mayor Kurt Fleischer, comandante de una tropa de élite de soldados alemanes y cansado de la guerra, le ordenan escoltar a una científica a un misterioso bosque tras las líneas enemigas para recuperar una reliquia antigua.

BEST FEATURE FILM

The nominations for the best Feature Film (Presented by Oti Ga Diaz-Ambrona from Marbella Town Hall)

1. Soldiers of the Damned
2. Blood Orange
3. North V South

The winner is: North V South (Received by producers; Benjamin Foottit, Mark Foligno)

North v South

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Steven Nesbit
Length of film: 1 hour 37 minutes

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Synopsis:

Two star crossed lovers navigate through all - out war between the North and South criminal underworlds.

Sinopsis:

Dos enamorados tratan de encontrar una salida entre dos bandas criminales, una establecida en el Norte y otra en el Sur de Inglaterra. Será un romance sangriento.

Below you’ll find the screening program for the 10th Marbella International Film Festival and the important dates that you just won’t want to miss.  Screenings will take place between 7th and 11th October 2015 at Teatro Goya Puerto Banus, Marbella.

You can download a web friendly low-res version of our 2015 screening brochure by clicking here.

Registration, Events, Workshops & Parties

  • Registration: Every day at H10 from 11.00 to 12.00 midday starting Wednesday 7th October
  • Networking event: coffee moorings every day at H10 from 11.00 to 12.00 midday.
  • Workshops: Every day at H10 from 12.00 to 13.00, please refer to workshops program
  • After Parties: 10pm Till Late
    • Thursday 8th October 2015. H10 Party. at Andalucía Hotel
    • Friday 9th October 2015. The glamour red carpet Party. Old Joys, front line Puerto Banus
    • Saturday 10th October. Festival Party, Lasala. Puerto Banus
  • Opening ceremony: Teatro Goya, Puerto Banus,6.00pm Wednesday 7th October (subject to change)
  • Awards ceremony cocktail reception: Sunday 11th October 7.30pm. H10 Andalucía plaza
  • Gala dinner awards ceremony: Sunday 11th October 8.30pm. H10 Andalucía plaza

Wednesday 7th October

6.00pm Opening Ceremony

Screen One

4.30pm – The Cart 76 min India
8.00pm – Far Too Far 120 min USA

Screen Two

4.00pm – True Smile (D) 82min Spain
5.00pm – Eternal (D) 25min Spain
8.00pm – Shorts Group B (8 films) 85 min

Thursday 8th October

Screen One

4.00pm – 30 – Love 100 min USA
6.00pm – Single in South Beach 90 min USA
8.00pm – Casual Encounter 100 min USA

Screen Two

4.00pm – CE Mark For Sale (D) 60min Nt
5.00pm – Street Kids (D) 97 min Brazil
7.00pm – Shorts Group C (6 films ) 100 min

Friday 9th October

Screen One

4.30pm – Soldiers of Damned 100min UK
6.30pm – Blood Orange 90 min UK
8.00pm – Rise of Krays 110 min UK

Screen Two

4.00pm – Shorts Group A (6 films) 101 min
6.00pm – The Dead Still Have Names (D) 80 min
7.30pm – The Judgment 110 min Germany/Bulgaria/Croatia/Macedonia

Saturday 10th October

Screen One

2.00pm – Justice & Co 86 min Spain
4.00pm – Rumbling 91min Czech
6.00pm – Arthur & Merlin 100 min UK
8.00pm – North vs South 100 min UK

Screen Two

2.00pm – Almost Friends 60 min Israel
3.00pm – Shorts Group B (8 film) 85 min
5.00pm – Box25 (D) 75 min Panama
6.00pm – In Another Life (S) 30min Japan
7.00pm – A Dark Rome 100 min Italy

Sunday 11th October

Screen One

2.00pm – Silhouette Secrets (D) 60 min UK
3.00pm – To Life (D) 95 min Germany
5.00pm – Shorts Group C (6 films) 100 min

Screen Two

2.00pm – Christmas Star 80 min UK
4.00pm – Shorts Group A (6 films) 101 min

Shorts Groups

Group A ( 6 films 94 min)

1. Stela 20 min Spain,
2. Ghost 25 min Spain
3. Entrepreneurs 26 min Spain
4. Any day now 20 min Spain
5. Bye bye dandelion (Anim) 3min UK

Group B ( 8 films 85 min)

1. Antivirus 23min Russia
2. Party of Two 15min Spain
3. Another love 20min UK
4. The Parting shot 6 min USA
5. Lost in escapade 15min Georgia/UEA
6. Peima belev (Anim) 6 min Israel

Group C ( 6 films 100 min)

1. Territorie 25 min France
2. Soldad 14 min Spain
3. Cinnamon 11 min UK
4. A changed man 10min UK
5. Centurion 7 min UK
6. Artificio Conceal 18 min USA
7. Daewit (Anim) 15 min Germany

Shorts 2015

A Changed Man

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Sam Prior
Length of film: 9 minutes

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Synopsis:

Logan has been bad, very bad. He's dumped his fiancé, seduced her friends, and ran off for a hedonistic holiday in Thailand. But he knows he made a big mistake, and now he wants her back.

Sinopsis:

Logan ha sido malo, muy malo. Ha abandonado a su pareja, seducido a sus amigas y huido hacia unas vacaciones hedonistas en Tailandia. Pero él sabe que cometió un gran error y ahora quiere que ella vuelva.

Another Love

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Victor Perez
Length of film: 20 minutes

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Synopsis:

A pregnant married woman struggles to tell a much older man that their affair is over.

Sinopsis:

Una mujer casada y embarazada lucha por contarle a un hombre mucho mayor que ella que su historia ha terminado.

Antivirus

Country of production: Russia / UK
Language: Russian
Year of production: 2015
Director: Svetlana Axford
Length of film: 23 minutes

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Synopsis:

Whilst trying to find the origin of social protests and revolutions, researchers from a Russian scientific research institute discover that a virus is the cause. It appears to be the main threat to stability of governments all over the world. An antivirus needs to be found.

Sinopsis:

Mientras se trata de encontrar el origen de las revoluciones y protestas sociales, investigadores rusos descubren que la causa es un virus. Parece ser la principal amenaza contra la estabilidad de los gobiernos de todo el mundo. Es necesario encontrar el antivirus.

Any Day Now

Country of production: Spain
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Albert Uria
Length of film: 20 minutes

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Synopsis:

A short, sweet comedy about how short (and sweet) life can be...

Sinopsis:

Una corta y dulce comedia sobre lo corta y dulce que puede ser la vida…

Artificio Conceal

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Ayoub Qanir
Length of film: 18 minutes

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Synopsis:

A victim of a simulated reality is left without identity.

Sinopsis:

Una víctima de una realidad simulada es abandonada sin identidad.

Centurion

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Glyn Carter
Length of film: 6 minutes

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Synopsis:

It's the morning after. Phil feels good. Sam discovers the reason for this: She's the 100th woman he's been to bed with. She doesn't know whether to be more outraged at the number, or the fact the he counted and gave scores on a spreadsheet.

Sinopsis:

Es la mañana de después. Phil se siente bien. Sam descubre la razón: Ella es la mujer número 1oo con la que se ha acostado. Ella no sabe si estar más enfadada por el número o por el hecho de que él las cuenta y las puntúa en una hoja de cálculo.

Cinnamon

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Shahid Kamal
Length of film: 10 minutes

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Synopsis:

Struggle of a child trying to cope with the abuse of his mum by his violent dad who is also mayor of the town.

Sinopsis:

La lucha de un niño que trata de hacer frente al abuso que sufre su madre por parte de su violento padre, que además es el alcalde de la ciudad.

Entrepreneurs ‘014

Country of production: Spain
Language: Spanish
Year of production: 2015
Director: Jesús Salvo
Length of film: 26 minutes

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Synopsis:

The Leader, negotiator, hard, nervous and sage. A perfect plan, a great team and a great deal of despair.

Sinopsis:

El Líder, negociador, duro, nervioso y erudito. Un plan perfecto, un gran equipo y un gran trato desesperado.

Ghost

Country of production: Spain
Language: Spanish
Year of production: 2015
Director: Rau Garcia
Length of film: 25 minutes

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Synopsis:

In a dark stage of his life and in a desperate call for attention, Nicolas mounts a great farce to test his relatives and friends. Among all his dearly beloveds, he is especially interested in the feelings of a long time friend.

Sinopsis:

En una etapa oscura de su vida y tratando de llamar la atención desesperadamente, Nicolás organiza una farsa para probar a sus familiares y amigos. Entre sus seres más queridos está especialmente interesado en los sentimientos de un viejo amigo.

In Another Life

Country of production: Japan
Language: Japanese
Year of production: 2014
Director: Yusuke Hayamizu
Length of film: 30 minutes

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Synopsis:

Three short stories in TOKYO about people's death and how they see their life after death. In each story the main character experience death and they live another life that seems just like another day. Regretting their ignorance that caused pain to t

Sinopsis:

Tres historias cortas en Tokio sobre la muerte de las personas y cómo ven su vida una vez muertos.

Lost in Escapade

Country of production: Georgia/ UEA
Language: Georgian/ English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Besiki Turazashvili
Length of film: 15 minutes

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Synopsis:

Lost in Escapade explores a story of 2 young people, Tina and Sandro, who missed each other in time and geographical space. Sandro comes from Tbilisi, Georgia to Abu Dhabi, UAE to make Tina come back to him. They go to a countryside trip and get lost

Sinopsis:

La historia de dos jóvenes que se perdieron la pista el uno al otro. Él viene de Tbilisis, Georgia, hasta Abu Dhabi, para hacerla volver. Ellos se pierden en un viaje por el campo y descubrirán nuevas facetas durante esta corta escapada.

Party Of Two

Country of production: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Year of production: 2014
Director: Eugenia Llaguno
Length of film: 14 minutes

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Synopsis:

The night of their sixth anniversary, a successful marriage comes together to celebrate and the wife announces its long awaited pregnancy. The husband enraged because of a secret he had kept jealously. Faced with their own lies must decide whether even have a future and if there is hope for them.

Sinopsis:

La noche de su sexton aniversario, la mujer anuncia su tan esperado embarazo. El marido enfurece a causa de un secreto que había guardado celosamente. Cara a cara con sus propias mentiras, ellos deben decidir si tienen futuro juntos.

Soledad

Country of production: Spain
Language: Spanish / English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Fran Moreno
Length of film: 14 minutes

Synopsis:

An old man in a wheelchair is locked in his own home with no possibility of contact with the outside. But he tries by all means....

Sinopsis:

Un viejo hombre en una silla de ruedas es encerrado en su propia casa sin ninguna posibilidad de contactar con el exterior. Pero él lo intenta de todas formas…

Stela

Country of production: Spain
Language: Spanish
Year of production: 2014
Director: AINHOA MENÉNDEZ
Length of film: 20 minutes

Synopsis:

Claudia has a very special relationship with his daughter Elia. They share a fantasy world that appears when Claudia tells a story to her daughter. In that world, they are Stela and Zina, a queen and a princess expelled from his kingdom.

Sinopsis:

Claudia tiene una relación muy especial con su hija Elia. Ellas comparten un mundo de fantasía que aparece cuando Claudia cuenta una historia a su hija. En ese mundo, ellas son una reina y una princesa expulsadas de un reino.

Territoire

Country of production: France
Language: French
Year of production: 2015
Director: Vincent Paronnaud
Length of film: 23 minutes

Synopsis:

1957, Ossau Valley, Pyrenees, France. Pierre reaches the summer pasture with his dog and his flock of ewes. He is afraid of the wolf but he isn't aware of a fainter and more savage threat: a paratroopers' squad on whom the army is carrying out secret tests.

Sinopsis:

1957, Ossau Valley, Pirineos, Francia. Pierre alcanza los pastos con su perro y su rebaño de ovejas. Le da miedo el lobo pero no le da miedo una apenas visible y más violenta amenaza: una brigada de paracaidistas sobre los que la armada está realizando unas pruebas secretas

The Parting Shot

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Bobby Grubic
Length of film: 6 minutes

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Synopsis:

In a country on the brink of war, a government agent struggles to get his family to safety before it's too late.

Sinopsis:

En un país al borde de la Guerra, un agente del gobierno lucha por poner a su familia a salvo antes de que sea demasiado tarde.

Documentaries 2015

Almost Friends

Country of production: Israel
Language: Hebrew/ English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Nitzan Ophir
Length of film: 1 hour

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Synopsis:

Two girls meet in ‘the cloud’. Samar (12), whose mother is an Israeli Arab and father is a Palestinian from the West Bank, lives in Lod, a mixed city of Jews and Arabs riddled with poverty and crime. Linor (11) was born in a Jewish settlement in the Gaza strip , and lives in Tlamim, a religious Jewish village .

Sinopsis:

Dos chicas se encuentran en “la nube”. Samar (12 años) cuya madre es Israelí y su padre es Palestino, de Cisjordania, vive en Lod, ciudad de población judía y musulmana llena de pobreza y criminalidad. Linor (11 años) nació en un asentamiento judío en la franja de Gaza y vive en Tlamim, un pueblo judío.

Box 25

Country of production: Panama
Language: English & Spanish
Year of production: 2014
Director: Delfina Vidal & Mercedes Arias
Length of film: 1 hour 12 minutes

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Synopsis:

Box 25 surveys the major events in the troubled relationship between Panama and the United States, however the focus are 114 recently discovered letters written by Panama Canal diggers describing brutal working conditions, rampant discrimination and enduring hopes. Making elegant use of archival documents, photograps and films, as well as contemporary interviews.

Sinopsis:

Box 25 valora los principales hechos acaecidos en la turbulenta relación entre Panamá y los Estados Unidos.

CE Mark For Sale

Country of production: Netherlands
Language: Dutch /English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Linda Stoltenberg
Length of film: 56 minutes

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Synopsis:

It took Dutch television program Radar nine months to uncover the truth behind the European approval for medical implants. How easy is it to get a high risk implant approved by the authorities in Europe?

Sinopsis:

Nueve meses tardó el programa de televisión neerlandés Radar en sacar a la luz la verdad sobre la aprobación europea con respecto a los implantes médicos.

Eternal

Country of production: Spain
Language: Spanish
Year of production: 2015
Director: Gonzalo Gurrea Ysasi
Length of film: 23 minutes

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Synopsis:

At Los Nogales Pacífico (Madrid), a residence for the elderly, a new scientific study is developed involving a group of 20 elders older than 90 in order to increase their physical autonomy.

Sinopsis:

En Los Nogales Pacífico (Madrid) una residencia para ancianos, un nuevo estudio científico se desarrolla en un grupo de 20 ancianos de más de 90 años para incrementar su autonomía.

L’Chaim- To Life

Country of production: Germany
Language: German
Year of production: 2014
Director: Elkan Spiller
Length of film: 1 hour 33 minute

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Synopsis:

Chaim Lubelski is a Jewish scholar, was part of the jet set of St. Tropez and a successful businessman in New York. At 63, he moved to Antwerp to live with his mother – a concentration camp survivor – taking care of her, day and night, with true love and joy. In his feature documentary debut L’CHAIM.

Sinopsis:

Chaim Lubelski es un erudito judío, fue parte de la Jet Set de St. Tropez y un exitoso hombre de negocios en Nueva York. A sus 63 años se mudó a Amberes para vivir con su madre,- superviviente de un campo de concentración-, cuidarla con verdadero amor y devoción.

Silhouette Secrets

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Andi Reiss
Length of film: 1 hour

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Synopsis:

A modern day silhouette artist looks at the surprising world of the shadow portrait and asks 'Where did it come from?'

Sinopsis:

Esta es la historia de uno de los artistas más valorados de siluetas que explora la creación de su arte.

Street Kids Untied II Girl From Rio

Country of production: Netherlands/UK/Brazil
Language: Portugese/ English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Maria Clara
Length of film: 1 hour 18 minutes

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Synopsis:

Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio is a documentary film about a life-changing experience for a group of girls from the favelas in Rio de Janeiro, the Favela Street Girls, who are chosen to represent Brazil during the Street Child World Cup 20

Sinopsis:

Documental sobre la experiencia de las niñas criadas en favelas en Río de Janeiro, quienes son elegidas para representar a Brasil durante la Street Child World Cup 2014.

The Dead Still Have A Name

Country of production: Sweden
Language: Swedish / English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Bo Harringer
Length of film: 1 hour 20 minutes

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Synopsis:

In 2010 the Freedom Flotilla attempts to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza. In international waters they were attacked by the Israeli army were 9 people are killed. 9 anonymous people. In 2014 Gaza was attacked by Israel. More than 2000 Palestinians were killed, among them 513 children. 513 anonymous children!

Sinopsis:

Una película sobre una persona judía que perdió a su familia paterna al completo durante el Holocausto y que hoy día apoya a los palestinos. Y se trata de una historia de una persona que ha hecho un viaje con visión política desde la guerra de Vietnam hasta Gaza.

True Smile

Country of production: Spain
Language: Spanish / English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Juan Rayos
Length of film: 1 hour 22 minutes

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Synopsis:

True Smile is the story of a journey seen through the empty eyes of an autistic and blind boy who goes by tandem bike over 1,300 kilometers behind his brother who drives the tandem bike. The documentary gets us closer to the impenetrable world of Sergio, so similar to the desert, where they are heading to in their journey.

Sinopsis:

La Sonrisa Verdadera es la historia de un viaje visto desde los ojos vacíos de un niño autista e invidente que va en bici-tándem durante 1.300 kilómetros sentado tras su hermano, que es quien conduce el tándem.

Features 2015

30- Love

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Robert Cannon
Length of film: 1 hour 36 minutes

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Synopsis:

When his wife dies giving birth to their first child, a man starts playing tennis in an effort to hold onto her memory. He neglects his newborn daughter and focuses on winning tennis tournaments. Soon, his family intervenes and they begin a tug-of-war for control of his daughter.

Sinopsis:

Cuando su mujer fallece dando a luz a su primer hijo, un hombre comienza a jugar al tenis en un esfuerzo por agarrarse a su memoria. Él desatiende a su hija recién nacida y se centra en ganar campeonatos de tenis. Pronto, su familia intercede y empiezan a tirar de la cuerda por el control de su hija.

A Christmas Star

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Richard Elson
Length of film: 1 hour 17 minutes

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Synopsis:

Born under the Christmas Star, Noelle believes she has the gift to perform miracles, so when conniving developer McKerrod threatens her peaceful life she and her friends determine to use this gift to thwart his plans and save their village.

Sinopsis:

Nacida bajo la estrella de Navidad, Noelle cree que tiene el don de hacer Milagros, así que cuando el confabulador McKerrod amenaza su tranquila vida ella y sus amigas determinan usar este don para boicotear sus planes y salvar su pueblo.

A Dark Rome

Country of production: Italy
Language: Italian / English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Andres Rafael Zabala
Length of film: 1 hour 32 minutes

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Synopsis:

“A Dark Rome” is the story of a young Welsh artist, Patrick Lewis, who comes to Rome for an apprenticeship as a tattoo artist with his friend Frank Bell, a professional tattooist that he met in the UK the year before.

Sinopsis:

La historia de un joven galés, Patrick Lewis, que va a Roma para formarse como tatuador con su amigo Frank Bell, un profesional del tatuaje al que conoció en UK años antes.

Arthur and Merlin

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Marco Van Belle
Length of film: 1 hour 48 minutes

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Synopsis:

Arthur and Merlin embark on an epic quest to stop an evil druid who wants to destroy the Celtic people in this new origins story.

Sinopsis:

Arthur y Merlin se embarcan en una épica expedición para detener a un maligno druida que quiere destruir a los Celtas.

Blood Orange

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Toby Tobias
Length of film: 1 hour 28 minutes

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Synopsis:

In a game of cat and mouse, nothing is what it seems. What unfolds is a web of deceit and destruction in a deadly game.

Sinopsis:

En el juego del ratón y el gato nada es lo que parece. Lo que se va desarrollando poco a poco es una red de engaño y destrucción en un juego mortal.

Casual Encounters

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Zackary Adler
Length of film: 1 hour 20 minutes

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Synopsis:

After his very public breakup with his long term girlfriend, Justin's helpful but misguided friends talk him into the strange world of online dating.

Sinopsis:

Tras la sonora ruptura con su novia de toda la vida, los amigos de Justin le convencen para que entre en el extraño mundo de las citas a través de internet.

Far Too Far

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Justin Hunt
Length of film: 1 hour 56 minutes

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Synopsis:

Linda is an attractive, intelligent single mother of a nine year old daughter, whom she affectionately calls 'Bug'. After being convinced by a friend to join her for a house party, Linda makes one bad decision that sends her life down the deep, dark downward spiral of Meth abuse.

Sinopsis:

Linda es una atractiva e inteligente madre soltera de una niña de 9 años a la que cariñosamente le llama Bug. Después de que una amiga la convenza de que vaya con ella a una fiesta, Linda toma una decisión equivocada  que la envía cuesta abajo hacia a una espiral oscura, profunda provocada por el abuso Meth.

Justice & Co

Country of production: Spain
Language: Spanish / English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Ignacio Estaregui
Length of film: 1 hour 26 minutes

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Synopsis:

Justino, a miner who is sick of the social and economic situation, decides to become a vigilante group, providing a deserved punishment to the corrupt persons in his way. On the way, he meets Ramon, a retiree who has nothing to lose and he will share adventures, joys and sorrows with him.

Sinopsis:

Justino, un minero hastiado de la situación económica y social, decide hacerse vigilante, dando su escarmiento a los corruptos que se va encontrando por el camino. Él conoce a Ramón, un jubilado que no tiene nada que perder, y compartirán aventuras, alegrías y penas.

North v South

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Steven Nesbit
Length of film: 1 hour 37 minutes

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Synopsis:

Two star crossed lovers navigate through all - out war between the North and South criminal underworlds.

Sinopsis:

Dos enamorados tratan de encontrar una salida entre dos bandas criminales, una establecida en el Norte y otra en el Sur de Inglaterra. Será un romance sangriento.

Rumbling

Country of production: Czech Republic
Language: Czech / English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Adolf Zika
Length of film: 1 hour 31 minutes

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Synopsis:

Rumbling is a dramatic feature film based on a true contemporary story, spiced with real-life events taken from media reports mixed in. It showcases tales of domestic violence, acts of self-defense, standing up for what is right and helping victims i

Sinopsis:

Basado en una historia real contemporánea, aderezada con eventos de la vida real tomados de los medios.  Pone en el candelero historias de violencia doméstica, actos de autodefensa, alzarse por lo que es justo y ayudar a las víctimas necesitadas.

Single In South Beach

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Alejandro Itkin
Length of film: 1 hour 27 minutes

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Synopsis:

Love, money and sex mark this tale of never-ending single life in South Beach. Amy, an overconfident attractive single woman confuses love with money and becomes a victim of the materialistic nature of South Beach.

Sinopsis:

Amor, dinero y sexo marcan la historia de nunca acabar de la vida de los solteros en South Beach. Amy, una mujer autosuficiente y atractiva, confunde el amor con el dinero y se convierte en una víctima del materialismo en South Beach.

Soldiers Of The Dammed

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2015
Director: Mark Nuttall
Length of film: 1 hour 39 minutes

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Synopsis:

It's the Eastern front during World War 2. The Russians are pushing the German Army back through Romania. Major Kurt Fleischer, war weary commander of an elite troop of German soldiers, is ordered to escort a female scientist into a mysterious forest behind enemy lines to retrieve an ancient relic.

Sinopsis:

En la frontera Este durante la II Guerra Mundial. Los rusos están empujando a los alemanes hacia Rumanía. Al Mayor Kurt Fleischer, comandante de una tropa de élite de soldados alemanes y cansado de la guerra, le ordenan escoltar a una científica a un misterioso bosque tras las líneas enemigas para recuperar una reliquia antigua.

The Cart

Country of production: Bangladesh
Language: Bengali / English/ Spanish/ French / German / Italian
Year of production: 2014
Director: Md. Ashraful Alam ( Ashraf Shishir )
Length of film: 1 hour 16 minutes

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Synopsis:

This is the story of the indomitable dream of two young brothers and their incredible journey in life and their car that has never been defeated. The story of human spirit, sufferings and simple joy.

Sinopsis:

Esta es la historia del indomable sueño de dos jóvenes hermanos y su increíble viaje por la vida y su coche que nunca ha sido vencido. La historia del espíritu humano, los sufrimientos y simplemente la alegría.

The Judgement

Country of production: Bulgaria/Germany/Croatia/Macedonia
Language: Bulgarian
Year of production: 2014
Director: Stephan Komandarev
Length of film: 1 hour 47 minutes

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Synopsis:

Unemployed, Mityo accepts to smuggle illegal immigrants from Syria through the border into the EU. Mityo has lost everything that mattered to him - his wife, his work, the confidence of his son. In order to get him back, Mityo has to find forgiveness and pay for his sin committed 25 years ago.

Sinopsis:

The Judgment es la historia de Mityo y su hijo Vasko, quienes viven en una zona pobre cerca de la frontera entre Bulgaria, Turquía y Grecia. Mityo ha perdido todo lo que le ha importado en la vida. Con el fin de volver a ser él mismo, tiene que buscar el perdón a sus pecados, ocurridos hace 25 años.

The Rise Of The Krays

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Zackary Adler
Length of film: 1 hour 47 minutes

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Synopsis:

An epic period gangster film based on the true story of London's most feared and respected villans.

Sinopsis:

Película de un período épico sobre gánsteres basada en la historia real de los villanos más temidos y respetados de Londres.

Animations 2015

A Beat In The Forest

Country of production: Israel
Language: Russian
Year of production: 2014
Director: Adi Goral
Length of film: 5 mins

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Synopsis:

An old forest keeper fights till the bitter end to save his beloved living-forest.

Sinopsis:

Un viejo guardabosques lucha hasta el amargo final por salvar su amado bosque.

Bye Bye Dandelion

Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2014
Director: Isabel Garrett
Length of film: 3 minutes

Synopsis:

Bye Bye Dandelion is a short animated film about the fleeting friendship between a small imaginary creature called Mu and a dandelion.

Sinopsis:

Bye Bye Dandelion es un corto animado sobre la fugaz amistad entre una pequeña criatura imaginaria llamada Mu y un diente de león.

Daewit

Country of production: Germany
Language: German
Year of production: 2015
Director: David Jansen
Length of film: 15 minutes

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Synopsis:

A wolf child, a cat, an angel. Daewit is rescued from his violent father and grows up far away from his family among wolves. He is released into a world in which he grows from a child to a man weary of life. Embarking on a mysterious journey to find his own identity, he encounters great hardship but ultimately finds peace in forgiveness.

Sinopsis:

Un niño lobo, un gato, un ángel. Daewit es rescatado de su violento padre y crece lejos de su familia entre una manada de lobos. Él es liberado en un mundo en el que de niño a hombre, la vida le aburre.

Workshop Program

1. Making a successful Indie Film ( The American way)

Davenport-Hunt-SpeakersMichael Davenport & Justin Hunt 

12.00pm Thursday 8th October 2015. H10 Andalucía Plaza hotel.

Michael & Justin will be covering the American market for Indie film. If you are thinking of working or co-production in USA, this is not to be missed.

2. The producers View point, UK film Industry

Speaker-Mark-FolignoMark Foligno, executive producer of The Kings Speech

12.00pm Friday 10th October 2015 at H10 Andalucía Plaza hotel

Mark would discuss the UK film market and the opportunities created by tax schemes to make UK an attractive place to make film, but it is never that easy.

3. CROWDFUNDING and the how can it help you?

Speaker-Alex-TateAlex Tate

12.00pm Saturday 10th October 2015 at H10 Andalucía Plaza.

Alex Tate is a Writer, Producer, and Exec Producer, would talk about crowd funding and how It can raise that important cash element all finance packages needs

4. Sales & Distribution. The routes to market.

Speaker-Andy-LovedayAndrew Loveday – Carnaby International

12.00pm Sunday 11th October 2015 H10 Andalucía plaza.

Andrew Loveday, The CEO of Carnaby International will be updating the delegates on the market trends and talking about the routes to the market, how to fund a film, sell it and distribute it.

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