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Movie 2002 Awards (BIAFF 2002) Selection 2       (Library ref no. 19)

A second selection of award-winners in the IAC International Film & Video Competition 2002 premiered at movie 2002 held April 18-21 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

1. FROM SUNFLOWER TO OLIVE TREE (Vincent van Gogh and Provence)
Pat Menmuir (Perth, Scotland)
A short biography of the painter Vincent van Gogh, showing many of his paintings, during the period of his life in Provence. This has a lot of visual interest and a well-delivered commentary by Ian Anderson.
It won the top prize at the prestigious Czech ARSfilm Festival (2002)
IAC Gold Seal 2002
(Making of article on IAC website - click here.)
Still from 'From Sunflower to Olive Tree'

Documentary
18.mins


2. STILL GOT THE BLUES
Joachim Dollhopf & Evelyn Goldbrunner (Germany)
Benno, who has been taking a cure for alcoholism, goes back to work, claiming that he now has things under control. But has he really ... ?
English subtitles by Michaela Poppe.
IAC Gold Seal, Best Youth Award 2002
Still from 'Still Got the Blues'

Story
15.mins


3. MAGIC WORLD
Urbain Appeltans (Belgium)
A series of ever-changing colourful visuals accompanied by stimulating music.
IAC Gold Seal 2002
Still from 'Magic World'

Visual
7.mins


4. THE MILLER OF REIGATE HILL
Circle 8 Film Group (Surrey)
Dick, the miller (Malcolm Bridger), who always cheats his customers when he grinds their corn, eventually gets his just desserts from Stephan and Anthony (Joseph Mawle and Edward Woolrich), two students who have brought their corn, knowing full well the miller's reputation. Written and directed by Terence Patrick.
Transfer from 16mm film.
IAC Gold Seal 2002
Still from 'The Miller of Reigate Hill'

Story
12.mins


5. RESTORATION: IMPOSSIBLE
Huddersfield Video & Cine Club (Yorks)
An excellently researched and highly informative documentary about how the Huddersfield narrow canal was restored. It took 27 years, by the way! Geoff Parkin makes a very good narrator.
IAC Gold Seal, Best Club Entry Award 2002
Still from 'Restoration Impossible'

Documentary
18.mins


6. SOUL TO KEEP
Colin Paxman (Australia)
After Carl's wife Sarah is accidentally killed (Chris Hawkins and Alicia Macfarlane), he has a series of hallucinations in which he sees her and other strange phenomena. He visits a spiritualist, Celeste (Marianthy Esse), to see if she can help ... Excellent production values and special FX. Wide-screen format.
IAC International Award, Best Overseas Entry Award, Best Use of Sound Award 2002
Still from 'Soul to Keep'

Story
b&w/col
30.mins


Total running time 100 mins.

Price:  £7.50   DVD


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