Shorts on Sherbrook Film Crawl

May 16, 2018

First Ever Shorts on Sherbrook Film Crawl

First stop: The Handsome Daughter – 61 Sherbrook St

Next stop: The Tallest Poppy – 685 Westminster Ave

Tuesday, June 5 | 8:15 pm

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Screenings of award-winning, thought-provoking, art-house shorts. Join for views, brews, chats and laughs. Tickets are $10 and include all films, a drink at each venue and nibbles.

A curated array of short films will be screened  – bio, history, animation, drama from some talented young filmmakers. We thought their films were terrific. But we weren’t alone. Each of the shorts has won prizes or been singled out at festivals throughout the world. Get the full details here:

The Transfer

Director Michale Grudsky Narrative | 23 mins | Germany | 2017 | Hebrew with English Subtitles

In this award-winning short, an Israeli commissioned officer changes his moral compass after a conflict arises during a prison transfer, making “the transfer” in question both literal and figurative.

Best Short Film and the Palm Springs International Short Fest;

Best Short Film at the Joyce Forum at the San Diego Short Film Festival; : Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival:

Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis | Best Short Film in the Short Film Competition.

 About the Director: Michael Grudsky studied Film Directing at the University of Film in Munich and at the University of Cinematography in Moscow. He is currently taking part in the master program at Filmakademie Vienna in Directing class of Michael Haneke

Shlomi und Mazy

Director: Leonhard Hofmann Narrative/Biography| German| 17 minutes|Hebrew and German with English subtitles

A sensitive portrait of a young opera baritone from Tel Aviv who performs as a drag queen in Berlin, his adopted city. The film reveals the balancing act between serious culture and entertainment and shows the rifts in an artist’s soul.

Official entry Jüdisches Filmfestival Berlin & Brandenburg 2017

 New York Jewish Film Festival 2018

Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest – SPECIAL MENTION 2016

Sehsüchte: International Student Film Festival,  2017

About the Director :  Leonhard Hofmann was born 1987 in Lich, Germany.  He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Film at the University in Darmstadt. Since 2015, he has been studying directing at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF..

The Law of Averages Director Elizabeth Rose Narrative|  US/Canada 2016| 14 minutes

Death waits for no woman. An exploration of Mother/daughter relationships and greater family dynamics set in a wintry Quebec countryside.

Best Short, Provincetown International Film Festival

International Competition, Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival

In competition, Palm Springs International Shortsfest

New York Jewish Film Festival

About the Director : Elizabeth Rose is a Canadian / American film maker. The Law of Averages was her Columbia University MFA thesis, shot in Austin, Quebec in 2016

Compartments

Director: Daniella Koffler, Uli Seis| Animation| 15 minutes| In English, Hebrew and German with English Subtitles.

Netta, a young Israeli woman wishes to immigrate to Berlin to join her partner. Her father, the son of Holocaust survivors, is horrified by her decision. . Based on Daniella Koffler’s personal story, “Compartments” is explores collective memories of the Holocaust in the third generation, and how they shape both sides

29th FILMFEST DRESDEN – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FEST (Official Selection, Dresden, Germany)April 4, 2017

25th ANIMAMUNDI (Official Selection, São Paulo, Brazil)July 17, 2017

23rd SICAF/ SEOUL INTERNATIONAL CARTOON & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (In Competition, Seoul, Korea)July 26, 2017

*BEST FILM – YOUTH* Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth (Official Selection, New Dehli, India)December 11, 2017

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