16 German titles at 40th Giffoni
by German Films
23/07/2010 - Five German feature films and 11 shorts are currently being shown in the various sections of the 40th edition of Italy’s Giffoni Film Festival (July 18 -31), one of the most important international events of films for children and young people.
The festival juries, made up of children and young people of various age groups, will decide on the winner of the festival trophy, the Golden Gryphon.
The following German titles are part of the festival’s competitions:
Elements +10 (10-12 year-olds): The Crocodiles 2 by Christian Ditter.
Generator +13 (13-15 year-olds): Life, Above All by Oliver Schmitz and Game of Glass by Sabrina Sarabi.
Troubled Gaze (18+): Abandoned by M. Maffo Bittner, Hajoreh: The First Rain by Ester Amrami and The Little Boy and the Beast by Johannes Weiland and Uwe Heidschoetter.
Other shorts can be seen in the festival’s non-competitive sections: Elements +3 is presenting Gil Alkabetz’s Knitted Nights, Martin Schmidt’s Precise Peter and Ralf Kukula’s Sand Pixies: Huhott on the Mountain, while Daniel Nocke’s 12 Years will screen in Shorts of Love.