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IAC Movie 2000 Awards (BIAFF 2000) Selection 1       (Library ref no. 12)

A selection of assorted award-winners in the 2000 IAC International Film and Video Competition, premiered at Movie 2000, held March 24-26, 2000, in Buxton, Derbyshire.

1. HINTER DER FASSADE (BEHIND THE FACADE)
Peter and Véronique Hoch (Germany)
In front of a brick wall, against which leans a ladder, an old man (Heinz Golly) with a begging-tin waits. Various adults come along, climb the ladder and look over the wall. Finally, a young boy (Lukas Berchner) arrives and, in his turn, looks over ... Director Peter Hoch. (English subtitles.)
IAC International Award 2000

Story
11.mins


2. TUSCANY - THE TRIUMPH OF THE RENAISSANCE
Willy Van der Linden (Belgium)
A documentary about one of the most attractive regions in Italy. Beautifully shot, well edited, with discreet music and a clearly-spoken commentary (in English!) by Colin Howett, each element making a positive contribution to the whole.
IAC Gold Seal 2000; Guernsey Lily Highly Commended. 2000

Documentary
18.mins


3. SHOTDOWN
Anja Langenbacher (Germany)
An intriguing style of animation, using the 'Western' genre and the classic confrontation between two men and one woman. It also plays with the idea of film and the projecting of it.
IAC International Award, Special Award for concept and originality 2000

Animation
5.mins


4. PETER'S MONUMENT
Michael Gough, FACI (Sunderland)
Following Moscow Memories in 1999 (see lib. nos: V 190/191 item 5), Michael Gough now takes us on an equally fascinating historical tour of St Petersburg. This is, again, very well photographed and edited, with an excellent commentary and appropriate music to complement everything.
IAC Gold Seal 2000

Documentary
14.mins


5. GLAMOUR MAN: LOOKING FOR ... LOVE
Philip Beasley (Essex)
The Glamour Man (as seen in lib. nos: V 154 item 3, FT/V 162/163 item 8 and V 173 item 1) (Steve Coots (formerly Kutz)) is now investigating the United National Dating Organisation, run by Terry McKenzie (Philip Beasley, who also scripted). His enquiries centre on Aubrey (Peter Saracen) and Trudy (Nicole Freeman-Wright) as the movie unfolds ...
IAC Gold Seal, Best Humour Award 2000

Humour
Story
26.mins


6. EL CORDOBÉS
Sven Taddicken (Germany)
A surreal, yellow/red comedy about 'El Cordobés' (Daniel Gerharz), an 11-year-old bullfighter. His father (Matthias Spehr), a sailor now returned from the sea but out of work, helps him train by means of a shopping-trolley on the flat roof of their high-rise apartment block. Then Marie (Regina Lebharz), a lottery fanatic neighbour, comes into their lives ...
IAC Daily Mail Trophy, IAC Youth Trophy, Best Overseas Entry Award 2000

Humour
Story
15.mins


Total running time 89 mins.

Price:  £7.50   DVD


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