2015 Films: L
L'étourdissement (Stunned) (France, 23 minutes)
Directed by: Gérard Pautonnier
Written by: Gérard Pautonnier, Joël Egloff
Cast: Arthur Dupont, Philippe Duquesne, Pascale Arbillot
Following the accidental death of a colleague, Eddy is named despite himself, to go announce the terrible news to the wife of the deceased.
La Duda (Brazil , 0:14:00)
Directed by: Philippe Noguchi
Written by: Clarice Rios Correa
Cast: Fernanda Rosa, Christian Manos, Ana Rios, Marcela Picanço, Marcelo Oliveira
Duda means doubt in Spanish. This is also how Maria Eduarda is known by her friends. She is a young student of a film school incapable of writing the script of her own life. Duda has always found ways to bypass her indecisions. When she is finally convinced that she will find a definitive remedy for her phobia, she has to face the most important decision of her life.
La Princesse de Lamour Damour (France , 0:10:00)
Directed by: Arnaud Lalanne
Written by: Sève Maël and Arnaud Lalanne
Cast: Laetitia Andrieu
Can a princess be in love with a prince and a princess at the same time ?
A non-traditional fairytale.
Selected in more than twenty festival around the world,
La Princesse de Lamour Damour got two awards for main actress.
La Valigia (Italy, 15 minutes)
Directed by: Pier Paolo Paganelli
Written by: Pier Paolo Paganelli, Laura Castaldini
Cast: Alex Polidori, Riccardo Suarez, Roberto Herlitzka, Rodolfo Bianchi
Secluded from the rest of the world in a bare and anonymous room, an old man recalls the most important moments of his life thanks to the memories contained in a mysterious suitcase.
Larry Gone Demon (US , 0: 14: 00 )
Directed by: Matt Lawrence
Written by: Matt Lawrence
Cast: Charles Parker Newton, Jeff Riddle, Ryan Conrath, Kevin Lawrence, Richard Lolla, Ruth Lolla, Tjasa Ferme,
A frenetic, punk rock nightmare centering on one asshole of a roommate.
When three twenty-somethings must deal with the incorrigible and incredibly demonic Larry, they risk life and limb in an attempt to save the soul of their once-kind-and-unassuming friend, while also procuring his five hundred dollars in back rent. Black metal, excrement, Russian gangs, bowling priests, and aborted fetuses collide in this riotous horror-comedy.
Late (United States, 2 minutes)
Directed by: Christi Bertelsen
Written by: Christi Bertelsen
This is my life every morning.
Le Risque Zero (France , 0 : 28: 00 )
Directed by: Philippe Lacoeuille
Written by: Philippe Lacoeuille
A baby is communicating with his parents from inside his mother's belly and starts to negotiate his forthcoming birth. Facing his parents' resistance, the baby decides to hire a notorious lawyer. Little by little, the mother starts to give in to despair whereas the father thinks he's losing his mind when he realizes he's being chased by some killer baby carriages.
Let's Talk About Men (Canada , 22 minutes)
Directed by: Dario Vrbanek
"Let's Talk About Men follows" one man's journey to understand how he went from a loving child to an emotionless adult and the reasons why most men have shared a similar experience.
Life Stream (Germany , 5minute)
Directed by: Tosh Leykum
Music video, video installation, performance and experimental video based on the music of Felix Leuschner. Four people talk about their lives, recorded on old audio cassettes. A psychologist, a composer, a soprano and a video artist interpret these narratives. The mutual result is a polymorphous diversification of these four personalities.
Lighter Than Orange (Germany, 1 hr 12 min)
Directed by: Matthias Leupold
In "Lighter Than Orange" ten North Vietnamese veterans tell about their memories of the war and Agent Orange as well as the struggles they have faced as a consequence of both. There are an estimated more than 3 million victims of Agent Orange living today.
Liquid (Japan, 12 min)
Directed by: Andrea Toe
Cast: Reiko Beni, Yuri Komuro, Kauako Matsumura, Hikaru Yoshikawa
The lover of an inoperably ill man hears talk of a cure only found in the garret of a bar deep in the slums. She takes him to that room, where a figure awaits, and a strange rain falls, showering down on sensuality and the poisonous love of the couple.
Little Black Fishes (KÜÇÜK KARA BALIKLAR ) (France/Turkey, 27 min)
Directed by: Azra Deniz Okyay
Written by: Azra Deniz Okyay
Cast: Camille de Sablet, Metaxia, Azra Deniz Okyay, Ruchan Caliskur, Makita Samba, Assane Timbo, Patrick Chauvel, Cinematophers: Andac Sahan & Benjamin Rufi, Editing : Camille Mouton, Producer : Rebecca Mourot-Levy & Azra Deniz Okyay, Sound : Ulas Agce, Sound Designer: Saruhan Batur, Decor: Audrey Malecot
In order to grow, three women must migrate and find a new place to live. Maral is from Armenia and is working illegally in Istanbul; Ela is a Turkish girl living in Paris; and Julia is a French photographer also living at Paris. Life strikes a blow to each of their dreams, but in the end adversity helps them grow strong enough to swim in the big water.
Lords of BSV (United State , 1:18:00)
Directed by: Maria Soccor
Welcome to the dirty, gritty, glamorous, hood with the most proactive characters bound for fame and fortune. The young men of BSV live to die in Brooklyn. Coming from one of the most criminal and poverty stricken places in the US, Brukup dance has taken BSV from Jamaica in the early 1990s where it originated, to the Brooklyn hood and The Apollo Theatre.
Losers (US, 0:22:11)
Directed by: Carlos Del Rosario
Written by: Carlos Del Rosario
Cast: ZACK ABRAMOWITZ, MATT STEINER, DEVIN KLOS, MAYA MURPHY, SHANNON KENDALL, CHAKA DESILVA
Pop culture addicts Zack (Zack Abramowitz) and Manny (Matt Steiner) attend an engagement party where groom-to-be Roy (Devin Klos), a former über-geek, has turned “normal” in an effort to pursue a happy future with a beautiful vegan baker, Emily (Maya Murphy). When learning that at a vegan party there is no meat, a delirious Manny falls into a stupor where he meets his guardian angel, Serra (Shannon Kendall). After given sage advice, Zack decides that he must save Roy from himself, leading to an epic laser sword battle! A sci-fi/fantasy comedy with loving references from Star Wars to Battlestar Galactica, LOSERS is an explosive story not to be missed!
Lost (USA, 3 minutes)
Directed by: Ryan Chatel
Cast: Raymond PSG, Llavel Burgess
A boy takes a journey to his start to fame.
Love Yourself (Australia , 0:06:59)
Directed by: Hayden Neeland
Written by: Hayden Neeland
Down on his luck, a conservative recluse creates the most unconventional family.