In an old western tavern, the fate of a town is about to change when an outsider arrives and doesn’t have the money to pay for a glass of water. This week’s short shot is focused on the short Western Animation A Long Way From Home (2018), a short animation that blends together influences from both Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone.
Archive for May, 2018
Few films have aged as well as the nearly 90 year old film Un Chien Andalou (1929) directed by Luis Buñuel. Patrik Eklund, who was one of our main guests last edition at our festival, chose this film among other of his favorite films to be screened as part of his carte-blanche program. This week this surrealistic art film is our focus in this Short Shot blogpost.
Douwe Dijkstra was part of our European Competition Jury last edition of Go Short. And next to being an excellent jury member, he is a filmmaker and visual artist as well. His film Green Screen Gringo, selected for the Dutch Competition program in 2017 is a testiment to his artistry and his fascination for green screens in general. Read more…