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IAC Movie 2001 Awards (BIAFF 2001) Selection 1       (Library ref no. 15)

A selection of assorted award-winners in the 2001 IAC International Film & Video Competition premiered at Movie 2001 held March 30 to April 1, 2001, in Bedford, Bedfordshire.

1. SCHACHMATT (CHECKMATE)
Karlheinz Manthey (Germany)
Computer animation dealing with an elderly woman who isn't ready to go yet!
IAC Gold Seal, Best Short Movie (1 min. or under), Special Award for computer animation 2001

Animation
1.mins


2. BLURRED BOUNDARIES
Eileen Chan, Tamsin Davis and Stephen Grindle (UK)
Cathy (Laura Watkins), a somewhat naive young woman, whose career-woman mother Martha (Julie Munrow) is less than supportive, meets Paul (Steven O'Sullivan) at a club one evening. She meets him again and they go back to his bed-sit ... Widescreen format.
SOME BAD LANGUAGE
NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
IAC Gold Seal (Open), Best British Open Award 2001

Story
17.mins


3. BALI - THE LAST PARADISE
Hans-Dieter Kaemmerer (Germany)
As the commentator says, 'Scenes and impressions', covering many aspects of this beautiful island. Well-chosen local music adds an extra dimension to these scenes.
NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
THERE IS A COCK-FIGHT WHICH SOME MAY FIND DISTURBING
IAC International Award 2001

Documentary
11.mins


4. AFTER THE DUST HAS SETTLED
Graham Gardener (Essex)
David Moore began a charity project in Southend after he heard a speaker talking about the effects of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Belarus. The idea is to provide assistance for poor children to stay with families in the Summer in this country when the dust level is higher in their own (and therefore more damaging).
IAC Gold Seal 2001

Documentary
15.mins


5. BARGAINS
Pat Mahon (Scotland)
A neat, one-gag movie - even if you have heard it before!
IAC Gold Seal 2001

Humour
1.mins


6. THE SUSPICION
Emile de Gruijter, Andre van der Hout, Aria Mulder, Vladimir Murtin (Netherlands)
A tense, atmospheric, multi-layered thriller set in a modern block of flats. A young photographer (Christian Waard) is interested in the lives of his neighbours - in particular, one rather sinister middle-aged man (Ed Swaan). (He is also a watcher of classic thrillers on TV.) He becomes more and more suspicious of the older man and what he is up to ...
IAC International Award, Best Story, Wallace Heaton Cup - Best Photography Award, Special Award for Directing 2001
(Making of article on IAC website - click here.)
Still from 'Suspicion'.

Story
38.mins


Total running time 83 mins.

Price:  £7.50   DVD


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