This year our hometown Nijmegen is European Green Capital 2018. Go Short is very pleased to contribute to this by screening short films during various events of Green Capital. Last week the European Commission has announced that the Portuguese capital Lisbon has won the European Green Capital Award for 2020. This week we stick to the green theme and present you the short Birthplace…
Archive for June, 2018
Today is World Refugee Day. Needless to say that it is a very important day: the number of people fleeing war, violence and persecution has never been so high. The short A Man Falls from the Sky touches the fear that exists around refugees and makes you think about your own behavior. For example, what would you do if a man falls from the sky?
Wild Horses (2017) won the Nijmegen Youth Award last april at our festival. We spoke on the phone with Rory Alexander Stewart, the director of Wild Horses (2017), about his experience at Go Short International Short Film Festival, what sparked him to make Wild Horses (2017), horses and his admiration for Emma Curtis, who played the lead role in Wild Horses (2017).
What would you do if you were literally losing your father day by day, when he literally becomes less and less of himself and gets more and more out of control? When is the time to literally let go of your father? And when exactly is it too late? Those are the questions posed in this week’s Short Shot, the post-apocalyptic short film Flesh and Blood (2016).