Short of the Month April 2016

Short of the Month April 2016

"KATSUO-BUSHI" (2015) by Yu Nakajima documentary, 25min Washoku (Japanese cuisine) benefits from premium raw ingredients and skilled chefs, but the distinctive umami flavor essential to many dishes is especially dependent upon the processors who dry, smoke and ferment skipjack tuna. While most processors have industrialized production, the finest artisans continue to meticulously follow age-old methods.… Read more →
Short of the Month November 2015

Short of the Month November 2015

„Article 174“ by Faraz Fesharaki (dffb) Five friends are taking their friend to a court to be flogged as punishment for drinking alcohol. Documentary, 12 min., in Persian with English subtitles   Article 174 from Faraz Fesharaki on Vimeo. Read more →
Short of the Month October 2015

Short of the Month October 2015

„A Good Object“ (2015) by Beina Xu 6 min. documentary Chinese with English subtitles What connection do we have to objects? This is the question Beina sets out to explore when an inkstone catalyzed a torrent of memories: about my grandfather, about shame, about China.   A Good Object by Beina Xu from dmovies.net on… Read more →
Short of the Month August 2015

Short of the Month August 2015

"BAYANBULAG" (2014) by Ayunga Borjigin A fiction short about the life and culture of the Mongolian minority in the Inner Mongolia Province in China. Graduation film of the Beijing Film Academy Cinematography department 23min, Mongolian with Chinese / English subtitles Read more →
Short of the Month November 2014

Short of the Month November 2014

Twin Trek by June Chua Synopsis: Blood or culture? Reindeer or tigers? Brown cheese or samosas? What makes a person's identity? It's a question this 23-minute point-of-view documentary explores following half-Bengali, half-Norwegian identical twins Colin and Ken Bhattacharjee as they venture to Norway for a family reunion. About the filmmaker: After earning her Bachelors of… Read more →