CHINH INDIA KIDS FILM FESTIVAL 2009

Posted: December 16, 2009 in CHINH INDIA KIDS FILM FESTIVAL


CHINH INDIA KIDS FILM FESTIVAL 2009
AWARDS

PRE SCHOOL
CHINH GOLD
Ley Ley – Parvis Valavioun (Germany)
Samarion is 6 years old and lives with her mother. On a sunny day her mother sends Samarion to the bakery. On the way she plays a children’s game Ley Ley (painted boxes hop and jump)! While coming back from buying, she meets Heinz (an old homeless person),who is hungry & begs for a donation! Samarion gives him not only bread but grapes and an apple! (11 min. 40 seconds)

CHINH SILVER
Schafmatt – Albert Radl (Germany)
Once, there was a sheep who ate the whole day. But what happens if it won’t have had enough and never gets full. It continues eating….
This is a metaphorical story about sheep eating and destroying its environment. (3 minutes 36 seconds)

CHINH SPL. JURY AWARD
La Quela – Liz Lobato (Spain)
Set in Spain, 1920, in a village of La Mancha; a little girl called La Quela sees a cardboard Doll for the first time & wants it badly. Her family can’t possible afford it. One day her little friend & neighbour come running to show her a brand new cardboard doll which her parents brought her. (11 minutes 10 seconds)

CHINH SPL. JURY AWARD
Brave Munni – Praveen Singh Rathore (India)
This is the story of a school going orphan girl who lives with her grandmother. The film deals with her everyday life, her fears of spirits & ghosts which are planted in her. The film shows how she overcomes them and gains confidence. (7 minutes 43 seconds)

EARLY EDUCATION
CHINH GOLD
Stark Hear Me Out – Gerog Bussek (Germany)
(from Emotions Pictures Greece Package)
Kevin Piwonka is thirteen years of age. Kevin likes talking and if you let him talk – he talks a lot. But again and again he gets interrupted and he can’t finish what he wants to say because Kevin stutters. (15 minutes)

CHINH SILVER
Basket Bronx – Martin Rosette ( Spain)
“Alex is an African-American kid from the Bronx who dreams of playing basketball. However, the gang of older guys in the neighborhood reminds him that he cannot. One day Kiat, a Chinese girl, appears and using some Zen philosophy teaches him to overcome his fears, to enjoy life as much as possible and to stop worrying about his results.”(14 minutes)

CHINH SPL. JURY AWARDS
Jungle Gang – Krishnendu Bose(India)
Film aims to expose children to diverse wild flora & fauna of India. (16 minutes)

APAK(Barefoot)Rommel Tolentino(Philippines)
A boy with no slippers dreams of playing a game of ‘hit-the-can’. (6 minutes)

ANIMATION
CHINH GOLD
Abdullah’s Story – Raheel Waqar (Pakistan)
This film is a story about a young boy, Abdullah who’s blind by birth & isolated by the family. Abdullah however has special abilities – Strong power of retention & sensation. One day Abdullah’s brother gets ill & no one’s at home besides his mother. The setting of the film is in areas with rough mountainous terrains & mothers don’t leave their homes. (10 minutes)

CHINH SILVER
A little step – Sunil Kalmady & Pushparaj (India)
It’s a simple story of three friends who help a poor laborer child to join their school. The film has been shot using handheld digital photo camera, using stop motion animation technique. (18 minutes)

CHINH SPL. JURY AWARD
Lea – Fanny Berthiaume (Canada)
“Lea awakes to the sounds of children playing on a beautiful sunny morning. But as she reaches out of bed and towards the window, a bitter reminder strikes her. Luckily she can still find a friend within the confines of her room…” (2 minutes 54 seconds)

FILMS BY CHILDREN
CHINH GOLD
Rohan’s Moustache – Chinh Children Lucknow (India)
CHINH SILVER
Expressions – Chinh Rural WebJournalists (India)
CHINH SPECIAL JURY
Mangyan – ANAK TV & Plan Philippines (Philippines)
Nachiketa – Chinh child Delhi (India)

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