Best Features 2012

Nominations:

• Dorfman
• The Foreigner
• Dreams Awake

WINNER:

Dorfman

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2012
Director: Brad Leong
Length of film: 90 minutes

Trailer

A romantic comedy about Deb Dorfman, a lovable woman, who is uprooted from the comfort of suburbia and caught up in the whirlwind of a newly revitalized downtown L.A.

Una comedia romántica sobre Deb Dorfman, una mujer adorable, que es arrancado desde la comodidad de los suburbios y atrapados en el torbellino de un centro recientemente revitalizado LA

Best Documentaries 2012

Nominations:

• Inori Prayer
• Positively False
• Love and Politics

WINNER:

Love and Politics

Country of production: USA
Language: English
Year of production: 2011
Director: Azad Jafarian
Length of film: 52 minutes

Trailer

Judith Malina established The Living Theater in 1947 with her husband Julian Beck. At the age of 84 she is still working as a theater director in New York and hoping to rally in what she calls ‘the beautiful non-violent anarchist revolution.’

Judith Malina estableció The Living Theater con su esposo Julian Beck. A la edad de 84 años, todavía trabaja como Directora de Teatro en Nueva York, y espera lograr armar lo que ella llama: La Bella Revolución Anarquista Pacífica.

Best Animations 2012

Nominations:

• Fantoons Chasing the Edge
• Vengeance + Vengeance
• Ida’s Journey

WINNER:

Vengeance + Vengeance

Country of production: Singapore
Language: English
Year of production: 2012
Director: Mark Chavez
Length of film: 18 minutes 25 seconds

Trailer

In a world where scientific achievement has merged the boundaries between man and weapon, one woman stands apart.

En un mundo en el que los logros científicos han fusionado los límites entre el hombre y los armamentos, una mujer se distingue de los demás.

Best Shorts 2012

Nominations:

• Memories
• Ethereal
• Invisible

WINNER:

Memories

Country of production: Germany
Language: German
Year of production: 2011
Director: Dennis Knickel
Length of film: 15 minutes 5 seconds

Trailer

They’ve just fallen in love. During a walk, he answers her questions about episodes from his life. But his questions don’t elicit the answers he’d hoped to find, since “that’s not what this is about”.

Ellos acaban de enamorarse… Durante un paseo, él va respondiendo a todas la preguntas que ella le hace pero las preguntas que él hace no obtienen las respuestas que él esperaba encontrar ya que “no se trata de esto”…

Best Shorter Shorts 2012

Nominations:

• Ink
• For the Children
• The Ticket

WINNER:

Ink

Country of production: Russia
Language: English
Year of production: 2012
Director: Dmitry Puzyrev
Length of film: 3 minutes 54 seconds

Trailer

Ink, poured out of a broken printer, turn into a girl. She falls in love with the photography of man. He is cheating on her, but finally they meet again

Ink, derramada por una impresora rota, se convierte en una chica y se enamora de la fotografía de un hombre. Él la engaña, pero finalmente vuelven a encontrarse.

MIFF 2012 Festival Program

The information for the 2012 festival screenings appears below. Alternatively, please click here to view/download the program in PDF format.

Wednesday 3rd October 2012

Screen One

12.00 – 1.30 Marianne et Sophie Canada 81 min

2.00- 4.00 Dreams awake USA 105min

4.00- 6.00 La Montaña Colombia 114 min

6.30-8.00 Warhouse UK 80 min

Screen Two

1.00-2.30 Short cinema Group “A” 87 min

• Parallax USA 12 min

• Invisible UK 15 min

• Tilting at Skyscrapers USA 8 min

• El Viaje de Ida (A) Germany 15 min

• Hallowed Be Canada 11 min

• Ethereal Spain 26 min

3.00-4.30 Le Bonheur Terre Promise (Doc) France 94 min

5.00-6.30 Shorts group “D” 92 min

• You bring something back UK 8 min

• Myra UK 14 min

• Hanging UK 13 min

• Killer Heels UK 6 min

• For The Children Netherlands 4 min

• Vengeance + Vengeance (A) Singapore 19 min

• In Which a Wife Suffers a Loss UK 9 min

• O Bilhete Brazil 9 min

• Muri Puliti (A) Italy 8 min

7.00- 8.00 Does Kabul Need Architects (Doc) Germany 44min

Thursday 4th October 2012

Screen One

12.00-1.30 Chinese Burns UK 86 min

2.00-3.30 Shots 1.2 Germany 87 min

4.00-5.30 Landscape of lies UK 88 min

6.00-8.00 The foreigner Bulgaria 98 min

Screen Two

1.00-2.30 Shorts Group “B” 86 min

• Erinnerungen Germany 16 min

• INK Russian Federation 4 min

• Solipsist Austria 18 min

• The Depression of Detective Downs (A) USA 19 min

• 1st July unhappy birthday Hong Kong 25