Sixth Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 3 – Family Life

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Sixth Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 3 – Family Life

The Eurochannel Short Films Tour is back for its sixth edition, with a special programming theme: Youth in Europe.

The Eurochannel Short Films Tour is already a successful Eurochannel trademark. As a unique event, the tour invites viewers and talented directors on a stirring tour of Europe through short films: directors will be the guides and viewers will be touring through their screens. Almost every European country is represented in this edition of the Eurochannel Short Films Tour - each of whose film is broadcast in its original language and subtitled in English - as an example of its creativity and dynamism.

Happily

Happily Ever After, for Another Year (Y otro año, perdices, 2013)
Spain: Catalonia

Director: Marta Díaz de Lope Díaz

Synopsis:

It is the birthday of Grandma, and Rosa, the hostess, believes she has it all under control, but will she be able to deal with her sisters, with the absurd obsession of her husband with traditional Spanish music, and, at the end, with herself as she faces the surprises that await her own family?

Biography - Marta Díaz de Lope Díaz

Horse

The Horse and the Nightingale (Het Paard en de Nachtegaal, 2013)
Netherlands / Turkey

Director: Nazli Elif Durlu

Synopsis:

Fifteen-year-old Cihan accompanies his grandmother on a journey to Turkey, to attend a wedding. They have little in common and have to spend a whole day together in Istanbul. In the face of the apparent distance between these two, they still manage to share little moments together.

Biography - Nazli Elif Durlu

Dinola

Dinola (Dinola, 2013)
Georgia

Director: Mariam Khatchvani

Synopsis:

Svaneti is the highest mountainous part of Georgia, with nine months of winter. Isolated by heavy snowfalls stands the Ushguli village, the highest settlement in Europe. A woman breaks the strict laws of the mountains and marries for love against her family’s will. But when her beloved husband dies, she is forced to marry the first man who proposes to her.

Biography - Mariam Khatchvani

nurture

Nurture (Nurture, 2013)
UK: Scotland

Director: Meg Campbell

Synopsis:

When Scarlett, a vulnerable and guarded teenage girl, and Jack, an elderly man suffering from dementia, meet by chance in the garden of their housing complex, Jack mistakes Scarlett for his daughter. Scarlett sees this as an opportunity to exploit the situation for financial gain. However, over time she begins to open up to Jack and realizes that there is more to be gained from this relationship than simply money.

Biography - Meg Campbell

Epitaphs

Epitaphs (Epitafios, 2012)
Spain: Badajoz

Director: María Ballesteros

Synopsis:

Due to her mother's death, Adriana returns to her hometown. Last summer, the family talked about epitaphs with the impunity of not having a dead body in the room. With their mother lying dead in the next room, the situation is completely different. In conclusion: How would you summarize someone's life in a single line?

Biography - María Ballesteros

Hakuna matata

Hakuna Matata (Hakuna Matata, 2013)
Italy: Reggio Calabria

Director: Aldo Iuliano

Synopsis:

Anna took her daughter to see her father. Concetta left her sons at home and went to meet her husband. Two different women will share the same unlucky destiny. Inspired by two true stories.

Biography - Aldo Iuliano

 

hosanna

Hosanna (Hosanna, 2013)
Poland

Director: Katarzyna Gondek

Synopsis:

Hosanna is a story of a lively girl who enters the world of her grandmother — a bigot — and wreaks sweet havoc in it. The granddaughter discovers a bizarre collection of her grandmother’s friends and gradually examines their role in her life. The girl’s curiosity ruins and builds all over again the grandmother’s grand scheme of things.

Biography - Katarzyna Gondek

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Return to Sixth Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Youth in Europe

The Eurochannel Short Films Tour is back for its fifth edition, with a special programming theme: European women with … And God Created European Woman.

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