5th Ascona Film Festival’s Official Selection 2016 Unveiled

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N. Title Author Country Genre Duration
1 Mediation Francisco Lorite United States Noir/Humor 14.10
2 La Queue Yacine Sersal France Fiction 10.00
3 A splendid affair Laurent Ardoint &Stéphane Duprat France Comedy 9.20
4 Webseries:The webseries Marc Giacomi United States New media 4.45
5 Voluntario Javier Marco Rico Spain Fiction 4.00
6 By mutual agreement Remy Cayuela France Fiction/Comedy 12.00
7 Quelques secondes Nora El Hourch France Fiction/Drama 17.00
8 Sans Plomb Emmanuel Tenenbaum Canada-France-Netherlands Comedy/Thriller 7.00
9 Sinuaria Roberto Carta Italy Fiction 15.00
10 A`consommer avant… Nicolas Fogliarini France Drama 15.00
11 Madame & monsieur Eleonora Albrecht Italy Drama/Sentimental 9.05
12 Scrabble Cristian Susler Switzerland Short 11.25
13 Gender & numbers Inés Poggio Quero Ethiopia Documentary 6.00
14 Comic potential Ross Carey & Emmet O’Brien Ireland Short 14.39
15 No Matter who Anne-Claire Jaulin France Short/Drama 18.49
16 L’encenedor quantic Pau Escribano Spain Comedy/Fantasy 5.08
17 Stuck Aaron Kamp Australia Short/Drama 12.09
18 Easy reapparence Guillaume Levil France Short/Comedy 16.50
19 Poetry-Marina Tsvetaeva”I like…” Alexey Karpov Russian federation Short/Music Video 3.45
20 A day Jaebin HAN South Corea Fiction 25.00
21 E.T.E.R.N.I.T Nicolo` Galbiati e Giovanni Aloi France Fiction/Short 14.00
22 Colourful knots Polen Ly Cambodia Drama/Children/Family 6.59
23 Fucking Tøs-Damn girls Kira Richards Hansen Denmark Psycological/Teen movie 14.00
24 The Business Davide Labanti Italy Short/Drama 15.00
25 El pescador Alejandro Suarez Spain Science Fiction 20.00
26 Vainilla Juan Beiro Spain Fiction 10.00
27 The Tailor Antonio Losito Italy Drama/History 15.00
28 Bebé a tout prix Guillaume Cliquot France Comedy/Children 10.00
29 La grippe du panda Sammy Hosseny France Comedy/Romantic 8.00
30 Zero David Victori United States/Spain Science fiction/Drama 29.00
31 In memory Alastar Clayton United Kingdom Drama/Romance/Illness 12.30
32 He and She Marco Gadge Comedy Germany 15.00

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Filmmakers opinion requested. Poll about broadcasting the Ascona Film Festival short films selection.

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We are thinking about broadcasting the Ascona Film Festival short films selection.

We can use bambuser-logo for a live broadcast of your films. It’s gonna be on streaming and no download possible (except for hackers, but…).

We think it’s a good opportunity for reaching a wide public and make a lot of visibility of your productions.

This is a first open poll and if we get a positive feedback we will ask permission to all the selected filmmakers to make the broadcast.

In any case we will not public publish your work without your permission, don’t worry.  We care about filmmakers and act accordingly.

The president founder of http://www.asconafilmfestival.org

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Andrea Biasca-Caroni

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Chairs in the Piazza Grande for a film screening. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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3rd EDITION ASCONA FILM FESTIVAL, 27 FEBRUARY-1 MARCH 2014

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3rd EDITION 

GIO 27 Febbraio  dalle 19h00

VE 28 Febbraio dalle 17h00

SA 1. Marzo  dalle 14h00

Durante 3 giorni presenteremo film e cortometraggi internazionali all’ hotel Ascona di Ascona. Questo festival grazie al massiccio utilizzo dei social networks sui quali è nato ha una diffusione internazionale e le sue serate di proiezione sono un evento esclusivo da non perdere .

Over the course of 3 days, we will present international short films, video, video art, documentary at the hotel Ascona.

 This Film Festival gives filmmakers and video artists the chance to show their productions to a selected audience.

Shorts, films, video art, video animations, experimentals and debuts


Shorts, films, video art, video animations, experimentals and debuts

PROGRAM :

27th February THU

19h00 Welcome Cocktail

19h30 Opening Ceremony

20h00 – 23h00 Short Films

 

28th February FRI

17hoo-18h30 Film :

Die Geschicht einer Generation, Dominik Locher, CH, 2013  (durata 1h, 15 min)

19h00 Welcome Cocktail

20h00-23h00 Short Films

1st March  SA

14h00 Introduzione

15h00-16h45 Film :

Bissige Hunde, Alex Eslam, Germany, 2013 (durata 1h 37 min)

17h00-19h00 Film :

Who killed Johnny directed by Yangzom Brauen, produced by Shari Marcacci, with Melanie Winiger, Max Loong and Carlos Leal, in CH/ENG with English subtitles

19h00 Welcome Cocktail

20h00 – 22h30 Short Films (LIVE STREAMING)
22h30 Prize Ceremony
23h00-03h00 Festival Party

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