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Everything Will Be Alright - Submission to ÉCU 2013

  This film goes behind the scenes and under the skin of a unique live theater production. Film director Niko von Glasow brings together a company of performers to conceive and perform a new stage comedy. In the play, a group of physically and mentally disabled hopefuls show up to audition for a TV talent show. They are sent to a separate and suitable room, where they are forgotten.  Believe it or not, this up ...

The Myth Of Saleh Sharif

"The Myth of Saleh Sharif" is a submission to ÉCU 2013 in the category Non-European Dramatic Short. The Myth of Saleh Sharif portrays the quest of a man set out to avenge his family, murdered at the hands of the Shahid Brothers. Since then, Saleh - the sole survivor of the raid, has vowed for revenge. For years he tracks down the Brothers and for years he fails... as we follow what are know as the Last Days of Sale ...

The Myth Of Saleh Sharif

"The Myth of Saleh Sharif" is a submission to ÉCU 2013 in the category Non-European Dramatic Short. The Myth of Saleh Sharif portrays the quest of a man set out to avenge his family, murdered at the hands of the Shahid Brothers. Since then, Saleh - the sole survivor of the raid, has vowed for revenge. For years he tracks down the Brothers and for years he fails... as we follow what are know as the Last Days of Sa ...

The Last Page - Submission to ÉCU 2013

"The Last Page" is a submission to ÉCU 2013 in the category Student Film. Macha, a little girl, asks her mother to read her the story of 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier'. As the last page was missing, Macha enters the world of dreams to imagine the end.

Border - Submission to ÉCU 2013 (Trailer)

  In his first short film Border, Dogan depicts the struggle of a young man to abstain from all that the other side represents; be that insanity, sickness, or death. Border is about an obsessive man, who is waiting for his same day HIV test results. The long wait leads him into a journey of self-questioning, obsession, and search for salvation. As clear in its title, Border is the portrayal of that thin line wher ...

Sammurai - Submission to ÉCU 2013

A Samurai with a stammer is outcast from Samurai school because of his speech and must go on a long journey to conquer his inner demons.  

Pineapple Head - Submission to ÉCU 2013

Louise discovers that life can be tough when she arrives at her new school. However the 9 year old uses her head and finds that help can be found when you learn to talk about your problems.    

A mile in our shoes - Submission ÉCU 2013

The average age of a young carer in the UK is 12. This is a poignant and moving tribute to those many young carers tending to parents or siblings or both. They manage the domestic needs of a household as well as the physical needs of those they are caring for. They sometimes care for more than one family member with ailments ranging from autism to muscular dystrophy. With a constant lack of understanding from the re ...

DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till - Submission to ÉCU 2013

In an acting tour de force, one man performs 36 roles in the telling of the Emmett Till tragedy. In DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till (8 BEST FILM AWARDS), experience the true story, trial, and unbelievable confessions of those accused of Emmett's murder in this riveting drama. 'His death was a spark that ignited the Civil Rights Movement in America,' Ed Bradley, Emmy Award-winning journalist. 'A masterful perform ...

Body Complete - Submission to ÉCU 2013

Nicole, a journalist from Austria, travels to Bosnia to film a report about Edna, a young woman who has gone missing while she wanted to bury her Muslim father whose remains were discovered in a mass grave. Nicole's search takes her to a village in the east of Bosnia, where Edna was last seen. The area was a major site of ethnic cleansing in which thousands of Muslim civilians perished. The fanatic nationalism and o ...

Back from Jupiter // Mannen från Jupiter - submission to ÉCU 2013

There are people who don't fit into the society. By accident we came in touch with one of them, a 61 years old man who had broken all human contact 45 years ago. he never answered the phone or opened the steel-barred door. He was totally stuck inside a mental bubble. The reason was to be found far back in his childhood and youth. Would he ever get out of the bubble? We thought he might. One day we made a trip with h ...

Continuüm - Submission to ÉCU 2013

  "Continuüm" is a submission to ÉCU 2013 in the category Student Film. A residential neighbourhood somewhere in the Netherlands. Mother, father, son and daughter wake up and have breakfast. Every day is the same. Even on birthdays, they live according to specific social protocols. But cracks appear in the system.

The Treehouse - submission to ÉCU 2013

The Treehouse is about two very different 11-year-old kids with similar, tragic pasts. They both want to see their moms again more than anything, but only Angela believes it possible. Faced with an uncertain future, Matthew reluctantly gives this girl's wild claims a chance, stepping into her treehouse where an intergalactic journey, and a grim destination, awaits him.  

girl talk - submission to ÉCU 2013

Three girls compare notes on whereabouts boys have tried to have sex with them. They get the giggles and try to outdo each other. In the end they decide the best place to it is in bed.

Lifever- Submission to ÉCU 2013

Karine is 16 and lives with her mother. Every day, she chats with her father, on the phone or on a web cam. One evening, Karine's mother announces her that their financial situation has become very precarious. The whole family balance is questioned. Now, it's really time to say it. But say what? And to whom ? Karine, 16 ans, vit seule avec sa mère. Chaque jour, elle discute avec son père, au téléphone ou par we ...

The Last Golden Lotus - Submission to ÉCU 2013

Beginning from hip Shanghai with it’s loud modernity and flashy attractive lifestyle, it seems that Modern China is a society without a Past but very much of a Future. The “I” protagonist breaks away from there into the distant past of classical China in search of the last great mysteries of her childhood: the fabled “Golden Lotus”, the women with bound feet. 
 Following the red thread of her journey, th ...

Mac & Chesse - Submission to ÉCU 2013

A disturbed mother takes extreme measures to punish her young daughter.

Bué Sabi - Submission to ÉCU 2013

"Bué Sabi" is a submission to ÉCU 2013 in the category European Dramatic Short. The film portrays the unlikely friendship of three female characters. Despite their disparate backgrounds, they form a friendship unencumbered by discrimination and prejudice;until one fateful evening, when they go out clubbing and events cause their loyalties to be severely tested...

Nazi Goreng - Submission to ÉCU 2013

The world of the young neo-Nazi Jan is somewhat constricted but stable. At least until he escapes from the police and ends up in an Asian strip club - an experience that throws his world into disorder.

Punched - Submission to ÉCU 2013

After being checked by the police, a young father of Arabic origin fails to explain the situation to his son – unaware that the most inexplicable happenings of this night are yet to come

One Shoe Walks Barefoot - submission to ÉCU 2013

Mama has legs, Table has legs, Pants has legs, but they don’t go away. You have legs, but you go aways. Even if you had no legs, You would go away.

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