current & upcoming:
Cinanima, Espinho/Portugal, 9. - 15. November 2020
'Fulesee' has been selected for the Grande Panorama Cinanima 2020. https://www.cinanima.pt/grande-panorama. Due to the pandemic, the audience located in Portugal can watch all films online: https://cinanima.kinow.tv/en/
Zebra Poetry Film Festival, Berlin, 19. - 22. November 2020
'Fulesee' has been selected for the international competition: Animated Poetry. Due to the pandemic this year's festival has to move online, accessible for the audience anywhere in Germany. https://haus-fuer-poesie.org
past:
DOK Leipzig, 26. October - 1. November 2020
'Fulesee' is part of the International Short Film Competition of the 63rd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film. Check out the programme: https://www.dok-leipzig.de. Due the the pandemic, the festival is hybrid, all films are accessible online for the audience located in Germany. As DOK Leipzig couldn't invite filmmakers for this year's edition, they asked us to send a video message instead:
Watch 'Fulesee Insights by Christina Benz, Patric Marino & Oli Kuster' and the Q&A: Director Christina Benz in conversation with André Eckardt, member of the DOK Leipzig selection committee (in German)
'Zürich liest' festival – literary short films by Christina Benz, Kosmos, 22. - 28. October 2020
During the 'Zürich liest' literature festival, the three shortfilms 'G' (Author: Gion Mathias Cavelty), 'Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut' (Author: Judith Keller), and 'Fulesee' (Author: Patric Marino) will be shown at Kosmos Cinemas before the main movies. 90 Screenings within a week! Check out the cinema porgramm: https://kosmos.chhttps://www.zuerich-liest.ch, ​​​​​​​
Animatou International Animation Film Festival Geneva, 1.-10. October 2020
'Fulesee' is in the Swiss Competition: October 3, 18.30 - 20.30 at Alhambra. https://animatou.com
Kurzfilmnacht Zürich, Kosmos, 4. September 2020
'Fulesee' at the shortfilm night in Zurich, 20.15 (Kosmos 1, presented by Alexandra Götz) and 20.45 (Kosmos 3, presented by Lynn Gerlach), Q&A in both cinemas with Christina Benz, Patric Marino and Oli Kuster. https://www.kurzfilmnacht.ch
Photo: © Maya Wäber
38. Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival, 4.-9. August 2020
International premiere of Fulesee at Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival. Saturday, August 8, 2020, 9.30pm. http://film-festival.org
Photo: RIIFF Around the World Campaign
Short of the month: 'ground play', 7. February 2020
The short film 'groundplay' is to be discovered all day long on Friday, February 7, 2020 in the pre-programme of all screenings in more than 140 cinemas in French and German-speaking Switzerland. www.base-court.ch
55. Solothurn Film Festival, 22.-29.1.2020
'Fulesee' celebrates its festival premiere at the Solothurn Film Festival 2020. Tuesday 21.1.2020, 19:30 Reithalle (Projection spéciale), Saturday 25.1.2020, 15:15 Reithalle , Sunday 26.1.2020, 12:00 Konzertsaal , Monday 27.1.2020, 12:15 Kino Canva. www.solothurnerfilmtage.ch
Photos: © Module+, Solothurner Filmtage
Shifting Sands – Wild Card 9, Strauhof Zurich, 22.-28.9.2019
Shifting Sands has been presented within the framework of a Wild Card at Strauhof, Museum for Literature in Zürich. The films were shown as work in progress, alongside with a series of performances and interactions with the audience. Participating authors and musicians: Gion Mathias Cavelty, Nicole Johänntgen, Judith Keller, Die Astronauten (Patric Marino & Oli Kuster). Salonpalaver: Gianna Olinda Cadonau, Tim Krohn, Martial In-Albon and Niko Stoifberg, presented by Felix Ghezzi. www.strauhof.ch, further information: www.shiftingsands.ch
Photos: Riikka Tauriainen / Christina Benz, Text: Irene Grillo