June 8th 6:30 pm
Short Films from Nine Countries Showcase Multiculturalism / Diversity.
Over five nights, the theme of EuroAsia Shorts 2012, “multiculturalism/diversity”, covers a diverse territory, touching on issues of race, immigration, refugees, family ties, and identity in films from China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Spain, Thailand, and the United States explores. Each evening’s screening will serve as a springboard for a lively discussion with panelists following the films.
SPANISH SHORT FILMS:
Directed by Susan Béjar . Produced by Susan Béjar, Lavinia Productora
Spain, 2011 - 19 minutes. +info & trailer: http://www.madridencorto.es/2011/joselyn
Nuevos tiempos (New Times)
Directed by Jorge Dorado. Produced by Jesús Corredera and Eva Marciel (coolShot*)
Spain, 2010 - 18 minutes. +info: & trailer: http://www.nuevostiempos.net/
Goya Awards Nominee for Best Spanish Short Documentary Film 2012.
Buscando a Rehimo (Looking for Rehimo)
Directed by Mario Torrecillas, David Borrull, Tyto Alba. Produced by PDA Films & Cervantes Institute in Tetouan, Morocco.
Spain, 2010 – 6:48 minutes. +info: http://www.pda-films.com/PDA.html
Organized by the Alliance Française; the Chinatown Community Cultural Center; the Confucius Institute at George Mason University; the DC Shorts Film Festival; the Goethe-Institut Washington; Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Embassy of Italy; the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan; the Korean Embassy’s KORUS House; the Embassy of Spain; and the Royal Thai Embassy.
SPAIN arts & culture specially thanks to:
Madrid en Corto, coolShot* Films, PDA Films and Instituto Cervantes Tetouan