FREE @ EMBASSY of ITALY: EUROASIA SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL
SPECIAL RECEPTION NIGHT
ALL COUNTRIES + USA
SHORT FILMS FROM EUROPE, ASIA, and the USA
*** NOTE JUNE 04, 2013. The EUROASIA SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL is now taking Reservations for this event ... LIMITED FREE SEATS. See DETAILS with this announcement to RSVP. 1st come, 1st SERVED by the EUROASIA FILMS FESTIVAL ...
The EMBASSY of ITALY
and The EUROASIA FILM FESTIVAL
SPECIAL RECEPTION NIGHT
ALL COUNTRIES + USA SHORT FILMS
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013 @ 6:30 PM
EMBASSY OF ITALY – Auditorium
3000 Whitehaven St. NW | Washington, DC 20008
(Just above Dupont/Sheridan Circles @ intersection with MASS. Ave.)
FESTIVAL WEB SITE: “CLICK HERE”
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS w/ FILM FESTIVAL A MUST
(please, READ below)
DRESS: BUSINESS CASUAL / STREETS PARKING
BRING PICTURE ID
DOORS OPEN 6:00 pm CLOSE 6:30 PM
INTERNATIONAL APPETIZERS RECEPTION FOLLOWING THE DISCUSSION !!!
EMBASSY OF ITALY/ EUROASIA SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL NOTICE
VERY LIMITED SEATS - "FREE" EVENT
ADVANCE RESERVATION(s) with the EUROASIA FILM FESTIVAL
a "MUST" *** 1st COME, 1st SERVED ***
TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT(s) (MANDATORY) WITH THE EUROASIA FILM FESTIVAL
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(Starting ON 4 JUNE 12:00 PM)
IF YOU RSVP ONLY with PIAZZA ITALIA you will NOT BE ADMITTED to this event. YOU MUST RSVP WITH “BOTH” PIAZZA ITALIA AND THE EUROASIA FILM FESTIVAL LINK ABOVE.
Any standby patrons who are waiting without an RSVP will be seated 15 minutes before the screening starts, until the venue is full. Although we will do our best to accommodate all guests, an RSVP does not guarantee a seat or admittance if the venue is full.
ALL SHORT FILMS FROM EUROPE, ASIA + USA
All films are SUBTITLED IN ENGLISH, unless otherwise noted.
ADVANCING AGE - USA, 2012, 5 minutes- By The Big Honkin’
A depressing 30th birthday, a cupcake, and a red balloon…that won’t quit.
PAPER FOX - CHINA, 2012, 3 min.- Director: Aran Chen, Mengyu Zhang
No matter if they earn praise or discouraging words, your creative works are your own. It has its own value, and sometimes a value that you can’t even imagine. The paper fox tells such a story.
TEMBLOR - SPAIN, 2012, 9 min. - Director: Marina Férnandez Ferri
The dreams that New York inspires are not always sweet, even less so for the young Spaniard who yearns for connections in the city of frozen streets and lost glances. Temblor is a quiet story from the intimate perspective of an immigrant struggling to adapt to the barren New York winters.
THE RISK NOT TAKEN - GERMANY, 2011, 8 min. - Director: Alex Glawion
In a strange, but wonderful world a creature envisions the fatal outcome of a potential decision and is therefore granted a chance to alter future events.
ATRONIC - FRANCE, 2010, 3 min. - Director: Adrien Mechali
In the near future, two clans battle for control of their musical environment. In this struggle, the love of a robot and a dancer will change the balance of their world.
WHEN I WAS YOUNG - JAPAN, 2011, 5 min. - Director: Kaori Onishi
"When I was young, I wanted to be a whale.” With these words, a grandmother relives a story from her childhood, and shares the power of imagination with her granddaughter.
BREATH OF FRESH AIR (ORA D’ARIA) - ITALY, 4 min. - Director: Samuele Romano
A boy and a girl lying on a lawn are relaxing with their dog after a picnic outdoors. They are surrounded by shouts of joy of playing children, dogs barking and birdies song. But things are not like they appear to be. It’s time to get up and become immersed again in the city traffic.
BIG DADDY - KOREA, 2013, 9 min. - Director: Moon Sanghyun
After spending the night, a young couple debates whether to reveal their relationship, when her father pays a surprise visit to plan his daughter's future.
THE MAN AT THE COUNTER - USA, 2011, 8 min. - Director: Brian McAllister
A young clerk notices an elderly sugar thief, but the lives of others are not always what they seem.
DISCUSSANTS: Susan BAROCAS - Director, Washington Jewish Film Festival.
Alliance Française de Washington, DC, Chinatown Community Cultural Center-Washington, D.C., Confucius Institute at George Mason University, Cultural Office-Embassy of Spain, DC Shorts Film Festival, Goethe-Institut Washington, DC; Embassy of Italy-Italian Cultural Institute; Japan Information and Culture Center-Embassy of Japan; Korean Cultural Center-Embassy of the Republic of Korea.