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.
The twins Maggie and Milo dance through Halloween, always on the brink of committing suicide. Death! In real life. Which sucks, by the way. So they play pretend, from dressing up to lip-syncing “Nothing’s gonna […]
The film CAMP X-RAY had me in tears – a very rare thing, all but impossible when I’m in film-analysing mode. But Kristen Stewart‘s green eyes – in her role as Guantanamo guard Private Cole – […]
Aus 150 Einreichungen dürfen 16 Langfilme um den Max-Ophüls-Preis kämpfen – 11 davon sind Weltpremieren. Bin besonders gespannt auf: Die Kafka-Verfilmung DER BAU mit Axel Prahl, Josef Hader und Devid Striesow und DIE LIEBE UNSERER ELTERN […]