Museum Piece (Hotel
John Smith England,
Germany | 2004 | 12mins | Beta | Colour
While the Iraq war continues, a day's sightseeing and the features
of a German hotel provoke a stream of thoughts about events large
and small. The second of the director's Hotel Diaries series.
When We Were Punk
Quand Nous Etions Punk
France | 2004 | 16mins | 35mm | Colour
Without a word, two lovers briefly unite in a room in an airport hotel.
Their two bodies re-find each other in a ritual of love. The sensual
choreography is intensified by their imminent separation.
Scen Nr: 6882 Ur Mitt Liv
Sweden | 2005 | 9mins | 35mm | Colour | Subtitled
A thirty-year-old man celebrates midsummer's eve by making his friends
come and watch as he is going to jump from a very high bridge into
France | 2004 | 17mins | 35mm | Colour | Subtitled
Twelve-year-old Amal lives in the Moroccan countryside. A serious
and passionate pupil she dreams of becoming a doctor. Until the
day her parents decide she will not be returning to school anymore.
H Fatih Kizilgök
Turkey | 2005 | 14mins | 35mm | Colour | Subtitled
Vignettes from an extraordinary but imperfect life that a couple created
for themselves. Defaulting our outsider advantage of clear vision,
we find ourselves in a dust cloud that Osi and her lover struggle
Peter Mackie Burns
Scotland | 2004 | 10mins | 35mm | Colour
A secretive young woman must bathe her estranged grandmother. Things
are awkward between them until a small stalker makes himself known.
Golden Bear Award - International Short Film, 55th Berlinale
Serbia & Montenegro
2004 | 17mins | Beta | Colour | Subtitled
A young girl is trying to figure out what's going on. There're people I can't bear to look at, the fewer are those I
(Hotel Diaries 3)
John Smith England,
Switzerland | 2004 | 11mins | Beta | Colour
As the camera looks out through a barred window in a Swiss city, the
death of Yasser Arafat provides the starting point for a journey back
in time. The third in the Hotel Diaries series.
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