Date: Thursday, 11 February 2016, 05:30 pm
Location: Berlin Representative Office, Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH Französische Straße 32, 10117 Berlin

The Robert Bosch Academy is proud to present three short fiction films supported by the Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung:

Ave Maria by Basil Khalil – Pilot to the Film Prize Germany/Arab World
Palestinian Territory/France/Germany, 2015, 14 min
2016 Oscar® Nominee
The nuns of a Convent, in the middle of the West Bank, have their daily routine of silence and prayer disrupted when a family of Jewish settlers ask for help after a car accident.

Dry Hot Summers by Sherif Elbendary – Winner Film Prize Germany/Arab World
Germany/Egypt, 2015, 30 min
Two lonely people at opposite chapters of life accidentally meet on a busy summer day in a Cairo taxi. Their race through the city evolves into a journey of self-discovery that reconnects them to life.

Zeus by Pavel Vesnakov – Winner Film Prize Germany/Eastern Europe
Germany/Bulgaria, 2014, 25 min
The death of his father urges Zeus to contact his older half-brother Vasil who has no intentions to help his younger brother finance the funeral. When he finally agrees to help Zeus to sell his car, the two brothers start on a fateful journey.

The screenings are followed by open discussions around snacks and drinks.
Directors of the films and other special guests will be present.

The event is part of a film series conceived as a tribute to the foundation’s long-term cooperation with Mirsad Purivatra, Director of the Sarajevo Film Festival.

The event will be held in English.

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