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The Selected Shorts for the San Sebastian Film Festival's International Students Meeting

An image from Kuba Czekaj's "Twist and Blood." Photo courtesy of the festival.

The San Sebastian Film Festival, together with the Tabakalera-International Centre for Contemporary Culture, will hold their 10th annual International Film Students Meeting September 21-23 during the festival. The event focuses on the presentation of work from film school students that were originally submitted from 25 different countries.

A jury consisting of one student from each of the competing schools will choose the winner of the Panavision Award, carrying a complete camera package Sony EX III for four weeks of filming. The Jury will also name three candidate directors to participate with their works in the Short Film Corner at the next Cannes Festival.

The following shorts have been selected from the original 134 entries:

"Twist and Blood," Kuba Czekaj (RADIO & TV DEPARTMENT OF KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI'S NAME UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA, Poland)
"Schlafstundé, Zevik Zelikovitch (THE FILM & TELEVISION SCHOOL SAPIR COLLEGE, Israel)
"Long Distance Call," Grzegorz Muskala (DFFB - GERMAN FILM AND TV ACADEMY, Germany)
"Alto Sauce," Fernando Pomares (ESCAC, Spain)
"Quisiera la tarde," Carolina Sourdis (ESCUELA DE CINE Y TV UNAL, Colombia)
"Dylan," Ania Winiarska (NATIONAL FILM AND TV SCHOOL, UK)
"Mona Lisa in the Province," Yoav Arbel (BEIT BERL COLLEGE SCHOOL OF ART, Israel)
"L’or Blanc," Adama Sallé (ESAV, Morocco)
"La fiesta de casamiento," Gastón Margolin and Martín Morgenfeld (UNIVERSIDAD DEL CINE, Argentina)
"Geen Weg Terug," Shariff Korver (NETHERLANDS FILM AND TV ACADEMY, the Netherlands)
"Eva - Shem Zmani," Dor Fadlon (TEL AVIV University, Israel)
"Guañape sur," Janós Richter (ZELIG, Italy)
"La siguiente estación," Nicolas Sandino (POLITÉCNICO GRANCOLOMBIANO, Colombia)

The meeting will also showcase "We Are Not Living in a Fucking Hospital," directed by Vappu Tuomisto, from last year's International Film Students Meeting. The film was a part of the Istanbul Express project, an initiative targeting the production of 15 documentary shorts in which young filmmakers reflect their impressions of a train journey to Istanbul.

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