Fidel Goetz Emerging Film Maker Award

"The Fidel Goetz Emerging Film Maker Award" recognizes the best film by young film makers who do not have access to professional equipment.

 


 2013 Rio

Toindepi: Reflections From a Discarded Generation

Shona with English subtitles

 

The documentary explores the desires, wishes and the frustrations of the young people in Zimbabwe. It is set in an informal settlement (slum) for victims of forced evictions...

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ZIMBABWE 16 MIN

DIRECTOR: Tenford Chitanana and the Born Free Trust

 


 2011 Madrid

Regrets

Singhalase English subtitles

 

She watches television and sees a young boy and his parents being interviewed on the evening news. The boy has won a national competition as the best student public speaker. Suddenly she recognizes the boy's father...

 

SRI LANKA 11 MIN

DIRECTOR: Shalini Tharmalingam

 


 2008 Sydney

Le Tournant da´une Vie (Nothing's the Same)

French with English subtitles

 

The Burundi Film Center presents a film straight from the heart of Africa. "Le Tournant da' une Vie" shows how a life of a young woman changes dramatically after having been raped by two men. She is afraid of getting AIDS and whether her fiancee still wants to marry her. The film shows the fragility of human happiness and how love helps to overcome it.

 

BURUNDI 10 MIN

PRODUCER Christopher Redmond