Film Screening

Screening Shorts: We Are Many - Every Single One of Us

Archived event Berlin 2020
Time / Location
Feb 27th 2020 / HAU1
Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, Agustina Comedi, Charlotte Mars, Adrien Mérigeau, Halima Ouardiri
Admission with ticket only: Talents, industry, general public | learn more

In cooperation with Berlinale Shorts and Berlinale Generation.

A myriad of Talents: this captivating collection of films drawn from Berlinale Shorts and Generation features the best work of alumni and friends.

Clebs (Mutts), Halima Ouardiri, Canada, Morocco, 2020, 18 min.
A Fool God, Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, France, 2020, 20 min.
Girl and Body, Charlotte Mars, Australia, 2020, 19 min.
Playback. Ensayo de una despedida (Playback), Agustina Comedi, Argentina, 2020, 14 min.
Genius Loci, Adrien Mérigeau, France, 2020, 16 min.
Hiwot Admasu Getaneh

After studying engineering, she joined the Blue Nile Film Academy where, in 2015, she directed her first short film, NEW EYES, which screened at Venice and Toronto. Her short documentary, LETTERS FROM ETHIOPIA, was selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam. She is an alumna of Berlinale Talents, Durban Talents and the Locarno Summer Academy, among others, and has participated in the Realness African Screenwriters Residency.

Catalina Bartlomé

Agustina Comedi

Agustina Comedi is an Argentinian screenwriter and filmmaker. After studying modern literature, she made her feature-length debut, SILENCE IS A FALLING BODY, which premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam in 2017. The film went on to be selected for over 50 festivals, winning multiple awards.

Ella Millard and Charlotte Mars

Charlotte Mars

Charlotte Mars studied media arts at the University of Technology Sydney. Her films focus particularly on queer identity and the lives of women. After making her debut short film, AWAKE, along with two documentaries in collaboration with the director Maya Newell, she produced Amos Gebhardt’s video installation Evanescence in 2017. A guest lecturer at the University of Sydney, she currently lives in Sydney and Berlin.

Rhob Cunningham

Adrien Mérigeau

After studying at the French animation school EMCA, the filmmaker went to work for the Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon on the Oscar-nominated feature films THE SECRET OF KELLS (2009) and SONG OF THE SEA (2014), both directed by Tomm Moore. He made his debut film as a director in 2010 with the short OLD FANGS. In 2015, he returned to France to begin work on his second short film, GENIUS LOCI.

Halima Ouardiri

The Swiss-Moroccan director and writer is a graduate of the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montreal, Canada. Her first short film, MOKHTAR, screened in Generation at the 2011 Berlinale. CLEBS won the Best Canadian Short Film Award at the 2019 Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie. She is currently developing her debut feature film, THE CAMEL DRIVING SCHOOL.