The ALPINALE short film festival shows full length films too: for children, with the special assistance of Stefanie Seidel, a specialist in theatre and media pedagogics. A much needed assistance, as KAUWBOY (NL, 2012, director: Boudewijn Koole) is about life and death. A young boy and his father need to come to grips with loss, and it is a little bird, which the boy takes in against his father’s will, who brings father and son together again, in a very unexpected way. Stefanie Seidel asked the children to watch out for matches and what they symbolize … try it yourself, you’ll be surprised by the answers.
COSMOPOLIS von David Cronenberg stellt Twilight-Star Robert Pattinson als zentrale Figur in ein abgründig kafkaeskes Spiel aus Informationstechnologie, Reichtum, Hybris und Wahnsinn. “Ich wollte einen charismatischen Darsteller” sagt Cronenberg, “einen, dem man intensiv zusehen will, […]
DE POEL (THE POOL) is the kind of film you won’t forget. Not only because it’s a horror thriller, which might keep you awake at night – it is perfectly made. From the first frame […]
It is people like Annika Hellström who make films possible. Had she not discovered and treasured Ronnie Sandahl’s talent, his long film début SVENSKJÄVEL might not have garnered the kind of acclamation it has had […]