ÉCU Official Selection 2008

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is excited to announce its Official Selection of films that will be showcased at the 3rd edition of the festival. ÉCU 2008 proudly screened X films from X countries on the 14th, 15th, and 16th of March 2008 in Paris, France.

European Dramatic Feature

FilmDirectorCountry
Happy New Year LondonBerkun OyaUnited Kingdom
Emma BlueRobert MacLeanGreece
Bonjour Je M’Apelle Maxime RenardNiels Dubost, Sévy WeberFrance
El Sexo De Los DinosauriosOscar VegaSpain
FarkasTamás TóthHungary
SaxonGreg LoftinUnited Kingdom
The Summer in WinterDavid SibaldiItaly
Ruby BlueJan DunnUnited Kingdom
AnatemaAgim SopiKosovo
Journal of a Contract KillerTony MaylamUnited Kingdom
Alpha OmegaMateusz DrobaPoland
NazarenoVaro VenturiItaly
The BlockRoland NagyHungary

European Dramatic Short

FilmDirectorCountry
Janey MaryPaul BradyIreland
Hartslagen (Heartbeats)Vincent Coen’sBelgium
WednesdayRob SorrentiUnited Kingdom
AdagioPatrizio CoglianoItaly
Made in JapanCiro AltabásSpain
ShhhBen SlotoverUnited Kingdom
PendulumDirk VermeulenBelgium
DéplacésKlaus PasFrance
War HeroDoug RaoUnited Kingdom
Bird’s NestLode KuylenstiernaSweden
Henri OrangeSimon ButtnerFrance
La Gardeuse D’Oies à La FontainePatrick BittarFrance
In Vino VeritasJean-Jacques CunnacFrance
Schatten (Fading Away)Fabien GiesslerGermany
Dans La CordeMarc AlépéeFrance
Like A MagnetOliver VandenbusscheBelgium
Die Flugbegleitner (Stewardess)Marcin GlowackiGermany
The DarksideJose CorralSpain
Un ÉclatRodolphe ViémontFrance
L’Oro Rosso (Red Gold)Cesare FragnelliItaly
Antes y Después de Besar a MaríaRamón Alòs SánchezSpain
Ordogi Kor (Vicious Circle)Peter DeakHungary
DivaRichard D. KinsellaFrance
Hello SpaceboyAndy WalkerUnited Kingdom
DuskNada NenningAustria
Tony ZorielValentin PotierFrance
La QuelaLiz LobatoSpain
The CleanerNoel KearnsUnited Kingdom

European Documentary Short

FilmDirectorCountry
Si Vola (Like Flying)Laura ViezzoliItaly
Under Their SkirtsMaria Suarez, Esteban VaradeSpain
Doppelpass (One-Two Pass)Gregor FreiSwitzerland
Hero, Wings Are Not Necessary to FlyAngel LozaSpain

European Documentary Feature

FilmDirectorCountry
Torn From the FlagEndre Hules, Klaudia KovacsHungary
Patria MiaDuska ZagoracUnited Kingdom
Cuba, I’an 50 (Cuba, Year 50)Pierre BeccuFrance
The Lost ColonyAstrid BussinkNetherlands
Welcome Aboard Toxic AirlinesTristan LoraineUnited Kingdom
Escape From LuandaPhil Grabsky, David Notman-WattUnited Kingdom
Lebanon Resisting LunacyUwe – S. TautenhahnGermany
Ours is the LabourJeroen Van BergeykNetherlands
Forbidden FutureGard Aleksander AndreassenNorway

Student Film

FilmDirectorCountry
Dandelion in the PavementKaren StegallUSA
The ChanceJeroen BogaertFrance, USA
Noir DreamsJosh McCleanGuernsey
The Largest Prison on EarthFernanda VareilleBrasil
Depth WishOsama El AbdEgypt
PulseEmma SavageUnited Kingdom
Identical TransitionMartin SandbergSweden
Yo YoLiu YanwnjunChina
CocoonJeroen BogaertBelgium
CassiePaul NataleFrance, USA

Experimental Film

FilmDirectorCountry
HitKerry Ann MullaneyUnited Kingdom
RainCarla MacKinnonUnited Kingdom
The Neonorange CowMischa Leinkauf, Matthias WermkeGermany
SubtitlesEfe OztezdoganTurkey
UndertowNeil Mcenery-WestUnited Kingdom
Nobody’s PetAysegul GuryukseiTurkey
Syscapes – PreludesEric SchockmelLuxemburg
FunkyfishSébastien BellavalFrance
DécoupageVanessa Aab, Monika KijasGermany
Agnieszka 2039Martin WaltzUnited Kingdom

Animation Film

FilmDirectorCountry
Hanged Man’s ElegyAlek WasilewskiPoland
JelekPa’lfi ZsoltHungary
Perpetuum MobileRaquel Ajofrin, Enrique GarcíaSpain
In My HeadVeronica LasseniusSpain

Non-European Dramatic Feature

FilmDirectorCountry
Hold the DoorMark E. JohnsonUSA
Heads N TailzStephen David BrooksUSA
Liszt For PresidentMark MitchellUSA

Non-European Dramatic Short

FilmDirectorCountry
The VaultJustin OwensbyUSA
The ArabBoris WexlerUSA
PivotJulius RamsayUSA
Hollywood’s HeartAndreas WigandUSA
MilieuDmitry TorgovitskyUSA
Hardly MarriedDiego M. NunezUSA
Juntos Nos Es SuficientePablo GonzalezColombia
Dc DingleRob HumphreyUSA
PoptartTracy BrownUSA

Non-European Documentary

FilmDirectorCountry
Beyond the CallAdrian BelicUSA
Beyond FearMichael PerlmanUSA
TammuzNir ToibIsrael
Secret TripZhao HongChina
My Home, Your WarKylie GreyAustralia
Passing PostonJames NubileUSA