Director Biography – Marek Stoklosa (THIS, WHICH I HAVE)

Graduated from the Economics Academy of Krakow. From proffesion, a stockbroker – but in pursuit of a passion, a student of AMA Academy in Krakow. Aspiring to the role of a film director and screenwriter. Traveler, self-taught philosopher and a fan of the arthouse cinema, looking for inspiration in non-commercial films

Short Film: SPIZELLA, 20min., Germany, Drama

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Spizella is a word with Latin and Greek origin and it means ‘sparrow’. Spizella is the story of a father and his daughter with troubled family relationships, which have become even more troubled after the death of the mother. The father keeps forcing his daughter to keep the mourning attitude alive and ongoing within the house and he tries to keep his communication with her very limited. This gloomy house is no different than a cage for this timid girl. The strong revival of her childhood memories and dreams by means of a souvenir suitcase left from her mother can bring the girl a glimpse of happiness.

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Short Film: OPEN YOUR LIPS, 8min., Italy, Drama

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A story begun and never finished.
A story caused by the most ferocious instincts of the human being and that is repeated every day.
It is terrible but 85% of cases of pedophilia occur in the family.
Coming out of pain and guilt is impossible for an abused child. Even the years cure the wounds.
And what happens in the abused child’s brain? And above all how does that child become an adult? Sometimes the desire to do justice alone for those adult children is the only way to go.
For those who have suffered the worst wrongs “there is no forgiveness and there is no revenge” there is only the desperate need to go further.

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Short Film: FIRST COMMUNION, 20min., Spain, Drama

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Maria wants to make her deceased mother;s last wish come true. Nevertheless, in her family, nobody seems to care.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    Spain
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Film Language:
    Spanish
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16/9
  • Film Color:
    Color
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Short Film: TOUCH ME, 21min, Luxembourg, Drama

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Alice has a fight on her hands. Against her breast cancer which makes her feel so helpless as she sees her body changing.

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JULY 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

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festival posterRED & THE KINGDOM OF SOUND, UK, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterDIVINE CONSULTANTS – THE BEGINNING, Finland, Animation/Adventure

festival posterTURN IT AROUND, 9min., Netherlands, Romance

festival posterTHE VICTORY OF CHARITY, 24min., Austria, Comedy

festival posterWOW TAPES: ITALIA, 5min., Italy, Documentary

festival posterTEN MINUTES TOPS, 6min, France, Comedy

festival posterTHE GLORIOUS PEANUT, 18min., Belgium, Comedy

festival posterSLASHED!, 8min., UK, Horror/Comedy

 

 

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

JUNE 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

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festival posterDO NOT SING TO ME, MY BEAUTY, 6min., Netherlands, Music

festival posterPASSAGE, 6min., France, Experimental

festival posterT.I.M: This Is Me, 4min., UK, Drama

festival posterELI, 11min., UK, Drama

festival posterQUEENS WAY, 4min., UK, Documentary

festival posterWATERMORPHOSIS, 4min., Germany, Dance

 

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch