The nominees for the European Short Film Award 2013 in three sets.
Sergiy and Sveta live in Chernobyl. Sergiy is a truck-driver at a radioactive wastes utilization plant. Sveta works at a radioactive decontamination launderette. Their life is dictated by one unchangeable rhythm with clockwork precision.
TOM VAN AVERMAET:
DEATH OF A SHADOW
Dood van een schaduw
Belgium, France 2012
Soldier Nathan Rijckx died during WWI. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10000 captured shadows. Oscar-nominee 2013.
HOUSES WITH SMALL WINDOWS
A portrait of an honour killing in the rural Kurdish Southeast of Turkey. 22-year old Dilan pays for her forbidden love for a young man in a neighbouring village with her life. She has shamed the family and therefore must die at the hands of her own brothers.
La lampe au berre de yak
France, China 2013
A young photographer and his assistant offers to photograph Tibetan nomads.
CHEMA GARCÍA IBARRA:
They say that if you put your ear to the back of his neck, you can hear the Virgin talk.