Schedule La Guarimba International Film Festival 2019 Summer

THE YEAR OF MATURITY

The little film festival, born of a chat between four twenty-year-olds in a bar in Madrid and organized in Nonna Saveria’s town, has just reached its seventh edition. This year we’re back all grown up and full of new exciting changes while staying true to our identity and our aim of bringing the cinema back to the people and the people back to the cinema.

We managed to create a Media Partnership with Rai 4 and Rai Cinema, national broadcaster; to count on the support of the United States Embassy, the Hungarian Embassy, the German Embassy, the Canadian Embassy, and Flanders State of the Art; to secure national and international sponsors such as MINI Italia, G-Technology and Klean Kanteen; to confirm local sponsorships which year after year invest in our project, helping us to give value to our land, for example the companies Fichi Marano, Grafiche Calabria and Conad Campora San Giovanni; to gain the support of the Calabrian Region and the Italian Ministry of Culture.

With the help of our local and regional partners, we aim to create a net able to be an integral part of the social fabric of our land. Moreover, this year we’ve become members of the Short Film Conference, an organization that promotes short films.

The CAMBUR Project has not only allowed us to get rid of single use plastic but it has also proven to be financially viable. As a matter of fact, this year, many companies are giving us a hand in our attempt of reducing our negative environmental impact. One of these is Parley, who will support us in cleaning the beach in Amantea with the help of locals and guests.

The official selection includes 163 short films divided in the following competition categories: Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Music Video, Experimental, La Grotta dei Piccoli (in collaboration with UNICEF Italia); and the non-competitive selections: Karmala, Americania and MigrArti.
The countries represented this year are 44, from all the continents, and they offer the spectator a mosaic of points of view, critiques, realities, obsessions and anxieties created by new voices or established artists.

Our program is enriched by conferences of relevance for the film industry which are also a great opportunity for the public to get a taste of this world through the direct experience of international experts in the sector.

The festival’s musical program will kick off, like every year, with the local Orchestra di Fiati Mediterranea Città di Amantea followed by the concert of the Calabrian artist N.A.I.P. in collaboration with Color Fest and it will end with afro pop beats by Abass Ndiaye, Senegalese musician, who will be playing for the first time in Italy thanks to the collaboration with Karmala Cultura.

Enjoy the festival, Guarimberos!

LA GUARIMBA ENTRY IS FREE

ALL THE FILMS WILL BE SCREENED WITH ITALIAN AND ENGLISH SUBTITLES

LIDO AZZURRO

 17:30 | CLEANING OF THE BEACH 

in collaboration with PARLEY 

To sign up, contact +39 3387330297

LIDO AZZURO

 17:00 | PRESENTATION OF THE JURY 

Jeanette Bonds (Glas Animation, USA)

Katinka Bognár Éva (MOME, Hungary)

Norma Guevara (Films De Femmes, France)

PARCO COMUNALE LA GROTTA

 19:00 | “MAMMA VOGLIO FARE L’ARTISTA” 

Illustration workshop for children with Sara Fratini and Mikel Murillo

 21:00 | ORCHESTRA DI FIATI MEDITERRANEA CONCERT 

 21:30 | OPENING SCREENING | Films shot in Calabria and produced by La Guarimba 

Il mondo trovato by Vincent Moon

Should I stay or should I go by Nils Clauss

 22:00 | SELECTED SHORT FILMS | U – SUITABLE FOR ALL 

Panas by Sara Barreto | 2017 | 5’ | Colombia | MUSIC VIDEO

Ca$h by Tan Wei Ting | 2018 | 11’ | Singapore | FICTION

Fighting Pablo by Robbe Vervaeke | 2018 | 8’ | Belgium | ANIMATION

All Inclusive by Corina Schwingruber Ilić | 2018 | 10’ | Switzerland | DOCUMENTARY

Alba’s Memories by Andrea Martignoni & Maria Steinmetz | 2019 | 7’ | Italy | ANIMATION

Meninas Formicida by João Paulo Miranda Maria | 2017 | 12’ | France / Brazil | FICTION

 23:00 | SELECTED SHORT FILMS | PG – PARENTAL GUIDANCE 

Pa’lante by Kristian Mercado | 2018 | 8’ | Puerto Rico / USA | MUSIC VIDEO

Parasite by Yajun Shi | 2018 | 2’ | USA / China | ANIMATION

Bonobo by Zoel Aeschbacher | 2018 | 18’ | Switzerland | FICTION

Our Song to War by Juanita Onzaga | 2018 | 14’ | Belgium / Colombia | DOCUMENTARY

Sisters by Daphne Lucker | 2018 | 15’ | Netherlands | FICTION

Big Toast by Sacha Beeley | 2018 | 4’ | UK | ANIMATION

Aurore by Mael Le Mée | 2017 | 18’ | France | FICTION

 21:00-23:00 | LA GROTTA DEI PICCOLI | Screening for children 

A space created for children, in collaboration with UNICEF ITALIA, with a program composed by 80 short animated films that will be screened everyday, starting at 21:00. At the entrance of Parco della Grotta, parents will find qualified staff to entrust their children to, in a way that they can enjoy the screening in total safety, in a small festival organized only for them.

LIDO CARIOCA DI AMANTEA 

 3:00 | N.A.I.P. CONCERT | In collaboration with Color Fest 

 4:00 | SCREENING “INSOMNIA” | Experimental films 

Mudanza Contemporanea by Teo Guillelm | 2018 | 20’ | Spain

Je m’aime by Katrin Ólafsdóttir | 2018 | 14′ | Iceland / China

La Nuit D’amour by Fritz M Hasbrouck | 2017 | 7′ | USA

Salt Water by Abe Abraham | 2017 | 6′ | USA

Interceptor by Risto-Pekka Blom | 2018 | 5′ | Finland

SEDE AUSER AMANTEA

 13:00 | SOCIAL LUNCH WITH GUARIMBEROS IN COLLABORATION WITH AUSER 

LIDO CARIOCA

 16:00 | CHAT ON THE BEACH | A Conversation about the festival’s identity 

PARCO COMUNALE LA GROTTA

 18:30 | LABORATORY “DYEING WITH TROPEA ONIONS” | ENTRANCE €5 

curated by Fragmentario, in collaboration with Azienda Agricola Russo

Limited places: to sign up contact +39 3456263146

 21:00 | SELECTED SHORT FILMS | U – SUITABLE FOR ALL 

Kaatunga by Philippe Grenier | 2018 | 5’ | Canada | MUSIC VIDEO

Mr. Mare by Luca Tóth | 2019 | 19’ | Hungary | ANIMATION

Bayandalai: Lord of the Taiga by Aner Etxebarria Moral & Pablo Vidal Santos | 2018 | 11’ | Spain / Mongolia | DOCUMENTARY

Janet, Who Fell from the Sea by Isabel Greenberg | 2018 | 5’ | UK | ANIMATION

Delay by Ali Asgari | 2018 | 14’ | Italy / Iran | FICTION

I’d Never Bother Another Chicken Again by Helen Cho Anthos | 2018 | 3’ | USA | FICTION

Sweet Night by Lia Bertels | 2018 | 14’ | Belgium | ANIMATION

It’s Summer by Filip Bojarski | 2018 | 15’ | Poland | FICTION

Miller & Son by Asher Jelinsky | 2018 | 21’ | USA | FICTION

 23:00 | SELECTED SHORT FILMS | PG – PARENTAL GUIDANCE 

October by Nicolee Tsin | 2018 | 4’ | Germany | MUSIC VIDEO

Operation Jane Walk by Robin Klengel & Leonhard Müllner | 2018 | 16’ | Austria | DOCUMENTARY

Aquarium by Lorenzo Puntoni | 2018 | 15’ | Italy | FICTION

RAPIN* by Gustaf Holtenäs | 2017 | 3’ | Sweden | MUSIC VIDEO

A Family Affair by Florence Keith-Roach | 2019 | 13’ | UK | FICTION

Selfies by Claudius Gentinetta | 2018 | 4’ | Switzerland | ANIMATION

Diversion by Mathieu Mégemont | 2018 | 22’ | France | FICTION

Under the Rib Cage by Bruno Tondeur | 2018 | 13’ | Belgium | ANIMATION

Still from Afar by Eva Van Tongeren | 2018 | 18’ | Belgium / USA | DOCUMENTARY

 21:00-23:00 | LA GROTTA DEI PICCOLI | Screening for children 

A space created for children, in collaboration with UNICEF ITALIA, with a program composed by 80 short animated films that will be screened everyday, starting at 21:00. At the entrance of Parco della Grotta, parents will find qualified staff to entrust their children to, in a way that they can enjoy the screening in total safety, in a small festival organized only for them.

PIAZZA CALAVECCHIA

 10:00 | GUIDED TOUR OF AMANTEA’S OLD TOWN 

RISTORANTE TIPIKO

 13:00 | APERITIVO GUARIMBERO 

ENTRANCE: €10 with access to the conferences*:

 13:20 | MEET THE PROGRAMMERS 

Who’s behind the festival’s official selection?

 13:30 | SHORT FILM CONFERENCE 

Presentation of the organization Short Film Conference.

Speaker: Vincent Langouche (Leuven International Short Film Festival)

 13:45 | WOMEN IN ANIMATION 

A dialogue between the protagonists of the animation short film industry.

Speakers:

Sara Fratini (La Guarimba)

Éva Katinka Bognar (MOME, Hungary)

Jeanette Bonds (GLAS Animation, USA)

Luce Grosjean (MIYU Distribution, France)

Keltie Duncan (Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada)

 14:15 | CULTURAL IMPACT 

A journey across the world, where international representatives from different organisations will discuss the importance of culture as a means to add value to their land.

Speakers:

Sara Fratini (La Guarimba)

Keba Danso (Karmala, Senegal)

Edo Wulia (Minikino, Indonesia)

Ivan Arella (Cleto Festival, Italy)

Valerio Carocci (Piccolo Cinema America, Italy)

 14:45 | SUBTITLING FOR SHORT FILMS 

How to manage the subtitling process in short films: a user guide.

Speaker: Marta Miquel (La Guarimba)

 15:00 | AVA LIBRARY 

How to screen your film in a public library.

Speaker: Sarah Fallert (PicturePipe, Germany)

 15:15 | SNIPPET INTO BILLIE’S MIND: DIRECTOR’S PROCESS 

The director will discuss the creative process behind the realization of the music videos for the artist Billie Eilish.

Speaker: Kristian Mercado (USA)

*all the conferences will be held in English

PARCO COMUNALE LA GROTTA

 21:00 | SELECTED SHORT FILMS | U – SUITABLE FOR ALL 

I Could Never Live Without You by my Side by Raman Djafari & Daniel Almagor | 2018 | 3’ | Germany | MUSIC VIDEO

When the Dragon Came (Dialogues)   by Stefan Pavlovic | 2018 | 21’ | Netherlands / Hungary | DOCUMENTARY

The Wheel Turns by Sang Joon Kim | 2018 | 13’ | USA / South Korea | ANIMATION

Ashmina by Dekel Berenson | 2018 | 15’ | Nepal | FICTION

Egg by Martina Scarpelli | 2018 | 12’ | France / Italy | ANIMATION

Pig by David Aguilera Cogollo | 2017 | 11’ | Colombia | FICTION

I’m Going Out for Cigarettes by Osman Cerfon | 2018 | 14’ | France | ANIMATION

To Hell with Codes by Léopold Legrand | 2018 | 14’ | France | FICTION

Pathetics by Terryn Yahya | 2018 | 28’ | Belgium | FICTION

 23:00 | SELECTED SHORT FILMS | PG – PARENTAL GUIDANCE 

Not Enough by Bear Damen | 2019 | 3’ | Netherlands | MUSIC VIDEO

Uomini e Fuochi – Il Rito dei Glorianti di Scanno by Andrea Frenguelli | 2018 | 14’ | Italy | DOCUMENTARY

Bamboe by Flo Van Deuren | 2018 | 19’ | Belgium | FICTION

Tungrus by Rishi Chandna | 2018 | 13’ | India | DOCUMENTARY

My Boy by Sarah Pellerin | 2018 | 12’ | Canada | FICTION

Bear with Me by Daphna Awadish | 2019 | 5’ | Netherlands | ANIMATION

Maw by Jasper Vrancken | 2018 | 20’ | Belgium | FICTION

Simbiosis Carnal by Rocío Álvarez |2017 | 10’ | Belgium / Spain | ANIMATION

AP X SATI by Ekalak Klunson |2018 | 6’ | Thailand | DOCUMENTARY

 21:00-23:00 | LA GROTTA DEI PICCOLI | Screening for children 

A space created for children, in collaboration with UNICEF ITALIA, with a program composed by 80 short animated films that will be screened everyday, starting at 21:00. At the entrance of Parco della Grotta, parents will find qualified staff to entrust their children to, in a way that they can enjoy the screening in total safety, in a small festival organized only for them.

CHIESA MADRE SAN BIAGIO

 17:00 | SCREENING OF “MIGRARTI” SHORTS 

with Paolo Masini, creator of the MigrArti project.

Krenk by Tommaso Santi | 2018 | 14’ | Italy

Il Mondiale in Piazza by Vito Palmieri | 2018 | 15’ | Italy

Ambaradan by Paolo Negro | 2017 | 15’ | Italy

PARCO COMUNALE LA GROTTA

 21:00 SELECTED SHORT FILMS | U – SUITABLE FOR ALL 

Wayside by Angela Stempel | 2018 | 3’ | Venezuela / USA | MUSIC VIDEO

Carlotta’s Face by Valentin Riedl & Frédéric Schuld | 2018 | 5’ | Germany | ANIMATION

The Six Degrees of Freedom by Sergio H. Martín | 2018 | 20’ | Spain | DOCUMENTARY

Good Intentions by Anna Mantzaris | 2018 | 9’ | UK | ANIMATION

To Heaven, To Gather by Li Yue Chang | 2018 | 24’ | Taiwan | FICTION

Chatroom by Maegan Houang | 2019 | 4’ | USA | MUSIC VIDEO

Flood by Malte Stein | 2018 | 10’ | Germany | ANIMATION

Pepitas by Alessandro Sampaoli | 2018 | 8’ | Italy | FICTION

The Migrating Image by Stefan Kruse | 2018 | 29’ | Denmark | DOCUMENTARY

Grand Bassin by Héloïse Courtois, Chloé Plat, Victori Jalabert & Adèle Raigneau | 2018 | 7’ | France | ANIMATION

 23:00 | SELECTED SHORT FILMS | PG – PARENTAL GUIDANCE 

Higher than Houses by Oleg Trofim | 2019 | 6’ | Georgia / Russia | MUSIC VIDEO

Acadiana by Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau & Yannick Nolin | 2019 | 10’ | Canada | DOCUMENTARY

Perfect Love by Darius Etemadieh | 2017 | 30’ | Germany | FICTION

Obon by André Hörmann & Samo | 2018 | 15’ | Germany / Japan | ANIMATION

Fauve by Jeremy Comte | 2018 | 16’ | Canada | FICTION

Etreintes by Justine Vuylsteker | 2019 | 6’ | France | ANIMATION 

Vendo Pipas by Juan Diego Aguirre | 2018 | 15’ | Colombia / Venezuela | FICTION

What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon by Jian Luo | 2019 | 15’ | China | FICTION

 21:00-22:30 | LA GROTTA DEI PICCOLI | Screening for children 

A space created for children, in collaboration with UNICEF ITALIA, with a program composed by 80 short animated films that will be screened everyday, starting at 21:00. At the entrance of Parco della Grotta, parents will find qualified staff to entrust their children to, in a way that they can enjoy the screening in total safety, in a small festival organized only for them.

 22:30-23:00 | CAMBUR SHORTS 

A program of animation short films with environmental themes.

HOTEL MEDITERRANEO

 10:00 | LABORATORY “CORPORATE STORYTELLING” | In collaboration with Scuola Holden 

Speaker: Daniele De Cicco (Scuola Holden)

PARCO COMUNALE LA GROTTA

 21:00 | FINAL AWARDS 

 22:00 | MINI FILMLAB | Screening of a short from curated by MINI Italia and OffiCine 

Una tradizione di famiglia by Giuseppe Cardaci | 2019 | 10′ | Italy

 22:15 | AMERICANIA | Screening of shorts from the USA curated by Sam Morrill 

The Climb by Michael Angelo Covino | 2018 | 8′ 

Agua Viva by Alexa Lim Haas | 2018 | 7′

Craig Finn – God In Chicago by Kristian Mercado | 2017 | 5′ 

Ivry by Jake Oleson | 2018 | 9′ 

3’000 Miles by Sean Wang | 2017 | 5′

 22:45 | KARMALA | Screening of African shorts curated by Keba Danso 

The Fisherman by Zoey Martinson | 2019 | 15′ | Ghana

Tithes & Offerings by Tony Koros | 2018 | 16′ | Kenya

Ordur by Momar Talla Kandji | 2018 | 15′ | Senegal

 00:00 | ABASS NDIAYE CONCERT 

 21:00-23:00 | LA GROTTA DEI PICCOLI | Screening for children 

A space created for children, in collaboration with UNICEF ITALIA, with a program composed by 80 short animated films that will be screened everyday, starting at 21:00. At the entrance of Parco della Grotta, parents will find qualified staff to entrust their children to, in a way that they can enjoy the screening in total safety, in a small festival organized only for them.

Which is the price of the entrance?

Since our first year, the entrance for the screening is free, because our objective is to bring the cinema back to the people and the people back to cinema!

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But I want to contribuite anyway

Puoi fare una donazione o acquistare una maglietta, una borsa, un gadget o una stampa delle nostre locandine ed aiutarci ad essere sostenibili

You can make a donation or buy a t-shirt, a bag, a gadget or a poster and help us to be sustainable!

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Can we bring our children?

The festival doesn’t know the censorship but, after 23:00, some projections can hurt the sensibility of some people. That’s why we created “La Grotta dei Piccoli”, a space dedicated to children that will consist of animation movies projections during all the evenings of the festival.

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There will be any food?

Yes, you will find typical food from Calabria at cheap prices, as well as water, wine and beer.

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