Shorts Attack! Classic Short Films

Shorts Attack! Classic Short Films

Pop a bottle of champagne, Shorts Attack is celebrating 200 editions! Every month since March 2002, Interfilm has been broadcasting a new thematic short film program on different cinemas – without interruption. That makes more than 2000 short films showed in 16 years. Should be difficult to choose among all of these short films, but the organizers have decided to look back to underground classics to offer a diverse and colorful program with gems like Roof Sex, one of the first movies that went viral on YouTube, the 3o seconds’ animated…

Shorts Attack! Sundance Film Festival 2018

Shorts Attack! Sundance Film Festival 2018

Sundance is the quintessential independent film festival. There, you can watch auteur cinema, special documentaries, and exceptional short films. As it’s not always possible to fly to Utah (not to say unlikely) you can always watch Sundance films on some online platforms or have luck and watch them in a movie theater. The Neues Maxim Cinema, known for hosting no-mainstream films, is showing this Sunday a compilation of Sundance short films in a new edition of Shorts Attack. The 2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour presents seven independent films with…

Shorts Attack: Marx & The Revolution

Shorts Attack: Marx & The Revolution

A new edition of Shorts Attack is going to take place this Sunday 13th at Wekstattkino. This time, the leitmotiv of the short film session called Marx & The Revolution will be the celebration of 200 years of Karl Marx (born 5th of May 1818). During 90 minutes you will watch 10 films that reflect capitalism and society. Stories about failure, a market crash, the reactivation of the economy, experienced business leaders or a revolution are what you will find in this festival. Some of the short films included in this…

Shorts Attack: Sex and insanity

Shorts Attack: Sex and insanity

Sex sells. Everybody knows that. Once I heard that two things rule this world, one is money and the other is sex. I like to think that other emotions and things are more important, but this affirmation may be true if we look around. In any case, sex is something that interest everybody. Is healthy, is pleasant, is funny and good for your skin as some people say. But it has also its dark side, can be used as a way of power or get people addicted to it. A new…

Munich Underground FilmFest

Munich Underground FilmFest

Do you like thrillers, suspense, and crime films? This is your festival! Munich Underground FilmFest is a pop-up festival that had traveled to Iceland, Saigon, Cameroon, USA, and now to Germany. It is a house for independent filmmakers and the opportunity to see short films, that is always a good idea. Justice served, directed by Patrick Rea is a short film that combines crime and science-fiction from the USA. Noire, a Hungarian film, tells the story of a teacher that is also a drawer. He is finishing her first comic book that…

Underground Filmfest

Underground Filmfest

Little stories sometimes are big. That happens with short films, usually made by amateurs as their first movie, and by famous directors just to have fun. In any case, this pieces of art are not showed as blockbusters in a regular cinemas, so you have to take the chance of watch them in festivals or in other rare occasions. (The Sons of Mapes is one of the films that will be shown at the festival) This weekend you will have the opportunity of see a selection of short and feature…

Best of: Kurz.Film.Tour

Best of: Kurz.Film.Tour

There is an idiom in Spain that says “the good, if brief, is twice as good”. That happens when we see short movies. Usually, they are creative pieces of art, with innovation, mystery, and surprise in them. The renovated Neues Maxim Kino is committed to such films, and they will show some of the short films that won in the Deutsche Kurzfilmpreis (the German show film award). During one night you will see Homework, about a father and her daughter in a nightclub, Mayday relay, that tells the story of a sailor called Max, Simply the…