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July 9, 2016 Posted by admin in General

Short Film: Leshy

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Leshy
Part of the "Supernatural Horrors" Shorts Block, starting 2:40 pm on Sunday, September 11!
Czech Republic | 2015 | 23 minutes | Pavel Soukup

Karel is passionate forester who reigns his woods with tough but caring hand. In an abandoned part of the woods lurchers wake up a creature, who can be an equivalent opponent for him. In fairy tales this creature is called Leshy, but meeting it is definitely not a fairy tale. While Karel is trying to track Leshy, he is already closer than he had expected. Who will become the real ruler of the woods?

Cast: Vladimira Havlickova, Marek Pospichal, Josef Rarach
Cinematographer: Vaclav Tlapak
Music: Daniel Patras
Language: Czech with English Subtitles
Official Website
Format: DCP

 

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Leshy (2016) Teaser ENG from Travelling distribution on Vimeo.

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July 8, 2016 Posted by admin in General

Short Film: The Beach Boy

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The Beach Boy
Singapore | Animation | 2015 | 8 minutes | Hannes Rall

Part of the Animation Block kicking off the festival 6:00 pm, Wednesday September 7!
An animated short film about two star-crossed lovers from ancient Vietnam. Designed in a style inspired by Vietnamese brush painting and traditional art.

Cast: Noella Menon, Joshua Lim, Bruce Quek, Amelia D'Souza
Music: Eckart Gadow
Official Website
Format: DCP

 

[hi_image id='style-1' size='250x374' alignment='center' link='http://www.hifilmfest.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/bb-director.jpg' title='Director: Hannes Rall' text='Hannes Rall is a tenured Associate Professor at the School of Art, Design and Media at Singapores Nanyang Tech University. His films have been shown in over 250 film-festivals worldwide and won multiple awards' share='image' display='inline' new_window='0']Hannes Rall [/hi_image]