Festival de Biarritz Amérique Latine is one of the main events for Latin-American cinema, acknowledged for the tribute it brings yearly to hot social and cultural themes. The features brought to Arkadia Shortfest are: A fabrica
(directed by Aly Muritiba, Brazilia), Temporada seca
(directed by Diego Rivera – Kohn, Mexico), Solecito
(directed by Oscar Ruiz Navia, Colombia), Padre
(directed by Santiago Bou Grasso, Argentina), Nino de metal
(directed by Pedro Garcia Mejia, Mexico).
For the second consecutive year, ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival is partner and special guest of Arkadia ShortFest, and the selection for Arkadia includes: The Way of Tea
(directed by Marc Fouchard, France), While You Were Away
(directed by Ben Mallaby, Great Britain), Monica
(directed by Dimitris Argyriou, Bosnia - Germany), Put Down
(directed by Rick Limentani, Great Britain), Madam Black
(directed by Ivan Barge, New Zealand), Mother's Day
(directed by Jeff Tan, USA), Genesis
(directed by Roman Hill, USA).
As it was the case during the previous years, the team Arkadia ShortFest
is allotting a significant space also to cultural-artistic events dedicated to children. Thus, KINOdiseea proposes a series of films of the Festival selection for children: The Tie
(directed by An Vrombau, Belgium), Bounce
(directed by Rory Lowe, D.C. Barclay, Great Britain), The Princess
(directed by Marie-Sophie Chambon, France), The Giant Carrot
(directed by Pascale Hecquet, France - Belgium), LOOK!
(directed by Udo Prinsen, the Netherlands), Aport!/Fetch!
(directed by Francois Gilliot, France), Hunter's Luck
(directed by Sofia Grassi, Slovenia).
Details at: www.arkadiashortfest.ro