Screening of Short Films Featured by Scottsdale International Film Festival
On the first night of Canal Convergence 2016, Scottsdale Public Art presented a screening of short films on the Soleri Plaza that had been featured by the Scottsdale International Film Festival. The screening included:
Sounds of Nature
Simon Weber, Switzerland, 7:45 minutes, Nonverbal
A boy who likes to play video games discovers that the forest can be just as thrilling.
Sitora Takanaev, USA, 5:02 minutes, English
A girl is feeling sad when she finds a new way to bring happiness to herself and others: balloons!
Delphine Le Courtois, France, 9:51 minutes, Mostly nonverbal, some French with English subtitles
A boy stands on a high dive, about to step into the unknown. Is he ready to fly?
The Girl and the Gondola
Abbe Robinson, Italy/United Kingdom, 11:42 minutes, Italian with English subtitles
Ten-year-old Carla dreams of following in her father’s footsteps, but 900 years of Venetian tradition is standing her way.
Tamas Tatai, United Kingdom, 7:15 minutes, Nonverbal
A boy who likes model trains goes on a trip to bring a special gift to his favorite person, someone who loves trains as much as he does.
Ga-eun Yoon, South Korea, 20 minutes, Korean with English subtitles
A family is preparing for their grandfather’s ancestral offering but they’ve forgotten sprouts. Young Bory goes out to buy some. This is her first time alone in the city.