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Flying Film Festival to host its second event for young documentary directors

SNS | New Delhi |

Flying Film Festival, a young and innovative film event focusing on short documentaries and docu-animations, will be held on 1 November. The festival, which is based in Fribourg, Switzerland; will hosts its second manifestation after the debut event, which took place in 2015.

The aim of the Flying Film Festival is to support promising young directors all over the world, but powerful documentaries are also available to a broader audience.

A judging panel will be awarding a prize to the best film in this year’s selection in January 2018.

Judge List: This year’s judging panel will consist:

Madeline Robert (member of the selection committee for Visions du Reel, Festival International de Cinema Nyon)

Thierry Jobin (Director of the Festival International de Films de Fribourg)

Enrico Vannucci (Short Film Programme Director of the Venice Film Festival)

A special programme

The selection for this year’s Flying Film Festival extends to 10 short documentaries and docu-animations, and includes productions from Switzerland, Ukraine, Mexico, Japan, Italy, the UK and Germany.

Nominations of the films for the award are as follows:

A Second Birthday – Georg Zeller (Germany, 2016, 30 minutes)

Champions – Anastasija Bräuniger (Germany, 2016, 8 minutes)

Ciudad Maya – Andrés Padilla Domene (France/Mexico, 2016, 24 minutes)

Home Is Not A Place – Clara Trischler (Germany, 2015, 14 minutes)

Maria’s Way – Anne Milne (United Kingdom, 2009, 15 minutes)

13, 14, 15 – Claudius Beutler (Germany, 2009, 18 minutes)

Movement Arising – Masahiro Tsutani (Japan, 2015, 13 minutes)

Notturno – Fatima Bianchi (Italy, 2016, 15 minutes)

Rain Project – Oleg Chorny (Ukraine, 2016, 24 minutes)