Director/artist ROSTO, and his Studio Rosto A.D, are well known for music videos, television work and independent short films. Rosto is the author of the media project 'Mind my Gap', which includes the online graphic novel, music, print and a multi-awarded short film trilogy that brought him international recognition. Music has always been a driving force in Rosto’s films. His work got the attention of international (music) artists who shown interest to work with the director. For his 'The Monster of Nix' he counted with the collaborations of the Metropole Orkest, The Residents, Terry Gilliam and Tom Waits. His last short film 'Splintertime' is the third part in a series of four films. Previous parts were 'No Place Like Home' and 'Lonely Bones', which took home a series of awards, including the Grand Prize of the biggest North-American animation festival in Ottawa. 'Reruns' will be the fourth and last instalment of the Thee Wreckers Tetralogy.
In our Official Selection:
. Silent Fields directed by Lazlo Tonk, Dylan Tonk
Growing up on the farmlands of township Philippi in Cape Town, introvert Bianca quietly struggles to blossom in the everyday hardship of poverty. Will the future bring her more opportunities than her parents have had? Or is she destined to follow the footsteps of her mother, picking parsley on the Philippi fields?
. Gamelan directed by Daniel Porcedda
Tari has no contact with her family in Indonesia. After the divorce from her Dutch husband and after a mysterious dream from her daughter, she discovers things from her family in the attic, which has been hidden from her for years.
. We will also announce and screen our JURY TEAM's favourite movie in September.