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MFW6 NOMINEES

MFW6 AWARDS is a NON-MONETARY REWARD in the form of a Certificate Of Achievement signed by the Committee, and dedicated online announcements as a PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF EXCELLENCE.

Award Winners will be announced live at the MFW 6 Closing event, at Saturday, 12 September 2020

THE LIST OF 2020 NOMINEES ARE



MFW BEST SHORT FILM OF THE YEAR 2020 NOMINEES

2020 is a crazy year and we have a different set of mind when reality is weirder than films. These films bear some resemblance to the society that we used to know but perhaps never really understand or even missed in a used to be faster world.

A THOUSAND SAILS (木已成舟)
TSANG Hing Weng Eric / Hong Kong / 2019 / 15:00

  • The flow of this film is an effortless breath promising subtle picturesque longing of human connection.


BOTTLENECK
Måns Berthas / Sweden / 2019 / 08:00

  • Set in a familiar feeling of unjust situation, the outcome might be surprising.


BURA
Eden Junjung / Indonesia / 2019 / 12:07

  • A powerful personal story in the bigger cosmos of political unrest.



MFW NATIONAL COMPETITION AWARD 2020 NOMINEES

We are about to see Indonesia through the eyes of these nominees, opening rooms for quesions and discussion, and alluring mix that might made us wonder.

BURA
Eden Junjung / Indonesia / 2019 / 12:07

  • Rumors kill faster than the killer itself. It terrifies people more than anything especially when it comes to politics and their belief.


GOLDEN FRAMES IN THE CLOSET (Jemari yang Menari di Atas Luka-Luka)
Putri Sarah Amelia / Indonesia / 2019 / 16:22

  • When in silence, everything sounds louder. Including our feeling and emotion towards gender orientation.


THE LOST ROOM (Omah Njero)
Gelora Yudhaswara / Indonesia / 2020 / 24:58

  • A Javanese woman pursuing her right creating tension in the house at Omah Njero. A gentle and delicate touch, portraying the tension between tradition and modernity.



MFW6 BEST ANIMATION SHORT NOMINEES

These nominees are selected for their exceptional sensitivity towards different stories that shown while remain artistic, meaningful and memorable. Child trauma, rebel, the animal spirit within you, bad parenting, magical

AND THEN THE BEAR (L’Heure de l’Ours)
Agnès Patron / France / 2019 / 13:52

  • Awaken the animal spirit within us, magical, tragic while hopeful at the same time.


EARTHFALL (RAS)
Simone Hooymans / Norway / 2019 / 06:32

  • Narrative experimental with visually entertaining while at the same time artistic and gripping.


TIES
Dina Velikovskaya / Germany / 2019 / 07:35

  • The story is relatable across the globe and the power of animation in this film connects individuals where ever they are.



MFW6 BEST AUDIO VISUAL EXPERIMENTAL SHORT NOMINEES

Inspiring ingenuity in audio-visual works of art that will lure the audience to have their eyes and ears wide open.

(UN)CERTAINTY
Grace Wang / Canada / 2019 / 12:52

  • Haunting audio sensoric experience, we are drawn to face the character’s confussion.


MARY, MARY SO CONTRARY
Nelson Yeo / Singapore / 2019 / 15:00

  • Genuine multifacet story with stunning mix of classic films.


THIS MAKES ME WANT TO PREDICT THE PAST
Cana Bilir-Meier / Germany / 2019 / 16:02

  • A visual poetry acoompanied with sharp-witted lines around truly a complicated issue.



MFW6 BEST CHILDREN SHORT NOMINEES

Minikino believes short films are highly influential and could leave a big impact for children. All four nominees would open children (and also adult’s) eyes towards imaginative, artistic and inspiring world of cinema.

ANGEL’S TRUMPET (INGLITROMPET)
Martinus Klemet / Estonia / 2019 / 02:26

  • What are the birds doing? A stimulant for new questions and fascination that might open new interest for children.


IMIK NANOK
Clara Billat / France / 2019 / 03:00

  • Amusing environmental friendly theme with a lovable character that could speak to children without dialog.


SONIA LOVES, SONIA DOESN’T
Natalia Beliaeva / Russian Federation / 2020 / 15:00

  • A heartwarming and original story with a great cast when we rarely find natural live-action film for children.


TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS
Verena Fels, Marc Angele / Germany / 2019 / 07:20

  • Friendship that goes beyond words in a wonderful imaginative world of Turbobus.



MFW6 BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT NOMINEES

Delicate realities presented in a highly personal touch, these films make us want to hug people in it because we grow to care about them.

AS YOU CAN SEE
Ghada Fikri / Egypt / 2020 / 07:44

  • Middle East women role told in a unique and touching documentary.


LIKE A MOVIE (Comme dans un film)
Fanny Laure Bovet / Switzerland / 2019 / 19:16

  • Honest, intimate, abstract, experimental, sketches of mood scattered to cope with loss and grief.


MAMA MANIA
Vincent Sparreboom / Netherlands / 2019 / 13:00

  • Mother and son live apart in their own habitat, seems isolated but the warmth of family love is in the air.



MFW6 BEST FICTION SHORT NOMINEES

In 2020, reality felt like fiction while fiction seems more intimate, vulnerable, real and mortal.

CAYENNE
Simon Gionet / Canada / 2020 / 10:59

  • A twist of gender stereotype leaving little room to breathe in an intense close-knit seemingly harmless night.


GUARD DOG (CHIEN DE GARDE)
Sarah Angelini / France / 2019 / 15:59

  • A subtle emotional growth of a young woman flows almost like you can feel the motion around questioning how far will you root for someone.


SETTING MOON (孟)
Chan Teik Quan / Malaysia / 2019 / 06:51

  • A solitude of longing in a familiar dreamy reality.



MFW6 PROGRAMMER’S CHOICE NOMINEES

Minikino Film Week strives to build a strong cinema culture and critical audience. The selection committee and programmers try to balance both with this year’s selection, hoping to give the best experience for each audience while at the same time also highlight the exceptional short films this year. Each nominees’ theme in this category are different, yet we felt a strong sense of urgency to be able to talk about these topic. All three nominees have a genuine vulnerable approach in showing the challenging stories.

THE SON (兒子)
Cheong Chi Wai / China, Macau / 2019 / 11:26

  • An exploration of woman’s struggle coping with her emotion, desire, responsibility, and the son’s power plays.


VIDEOTHEK
Stephan Bernardes / Germany / 2019 / 19:50

  • This film becomes more important in 2020 due to the context of covid-19 situation that changes the whole landscape of film festival.


WHEN LIGHT FADES
Daan Groot / Netherlands / 2020 / 11:03

  • Intense and brutally emotional, I feel guilty to find it beautiful at the same time.



MFW6 YOUTH JURY NOMINEES

MFW6 Youth Juries make their choice from a range of the short films specially selected from 2020 Official Selections and deciding which of these will get the MFW6 Youth Jury Award. The Youth Juries completed an intensive training in the Youth Jury Online Camp 2020

Here are the list of nominees and comments from the MFW6 Youth Juries in their own words.

END-O
Alice Seabright / United Kingdom / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

  • Through a humorous lens, a serious and educating topic transformed into a clever entertaining film with quirky vibe and heartfelt all at once.

AND THEN THE BEAR (L’Heure de l’Ours)
Agnès Patron / France / 2019 / Animation / 13:52

  • A fantastical experience, almost like reminiscent of a fever dream that brought by a beautiful minimalist animation with abstract narrative and strong character. The sound design and music are intertwined and are at times haunting, giving an ethereal quality to the film.

A THOUSAND SAILS (木已成舟)
TSANG Hing Weng Eric / Hong Kong / 2019 / Fiction / 15:00

  • A very endearing film that was beautifully shot and engaging in so many ways. The detachment of a child from their parents, establishing their own world is a universal concept of ‘a bird leaving the nest’. However at the same time the film also demonstrates the value put on pride and independence, especially when it comes to Asian culture.

BEGADANG FILMMAKING COMPETITION 2020 NOMINEES

BEGADANG FILMMAKING COMPETITION 2002 is among the pre-events of MFW6. Competition takes place on Saturday 25 July 2020. The Competition challenge participants to produce a short fiction film project within 34 hours. Begadang Filmmaking Competition is limited for anyone with Indonesian KTP or Passport only. (read more…)

The 2020 Nominees are:

POT
Gandhi Bramayusa / Indonesia / 2020 / 03:54A story about a vase that brings a man and a woman together.
MIDNIGHT GLITCH
Azalia Muchransyah / Indonesia / 2020 / 03:00There is a glitch in the system. And it happens at midnight.
DOMPET? DOMPET! DOMPET.
Steven Vicky Sumbodo / Indonesia / 2020 / 04:24A young man who saw a wallet and intends to steal it.
HAI GUYS BALIK LAGI SAMA GUE, TUHAN!
Winner Wijaya / Indonesia / 2020 / 04:30What if netizens are God?

 

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