Valt een man uit de lucht – Kurt Platvoet & Jan Verdijk

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?

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Wild Horses – Rory Alexander Stewart

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).

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Flesh And Blood – Merlin Camozzi

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).

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Damage Control – Ryan Oksenberg

This is a kind of film we wouldn’t easily screen at Go Short, not in competition anyways, because our festival is mostly european oriented. Damage Control (2018) is the example of a film that perfectly captures this time period and it is a film that couldn’t have been more actual.

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Duck Crossing – Koldo Almandoz

10 years, 2 weeks! We are getting closer and closer to our festival. Every year at Go Short we have aside from a filmmaker in focus, one or multiple countries in focus as well. Last year our country in focus was Spain and one of these Spanish programmed films called Duck Crossing (2010) is this week’s focus. A documentary or should I say mockumentary about one type of actor in the movies that is often overlooked, the duck!

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Antonio’s Breakfast – Daniel Mulloy

10 years, 5 weeks! 5 weeks left to our festival and we will celebrate our 10 year jubilee with special blog posts in the next weeks. Outside of our competition programs we put every year one or multiple filmmakers in focus. In 2012 our filmmaker in focus was the British Daniel Mulloy. This week we’ll take a look at one of his films: Antonio’s Breakfast.

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