SEBASTIAN MEZ

 

REMAINS FROM THE DESERT

image & sound by Sebastian Mez

Running Time 21‘ Source Format 4K Master Format DCP 4K / 2K / BluRay Sound 5.1

A cinematic examination trying to approach the experiences of Osman, a young Eritrean refugee, who survived seven months in one of the „torture camps“ in the Sinai desert.

Awards

Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival 2016 - Topology of Imaginary

DokuFest Prizren 2016 - International Short Dox

Curta Cinema International Short Film Festival 2016 - International Competition

RIDM Montreal International Documentary Festival 2016 - International Competition

Camerimage 2016 - Documentary Shorts Competition

Festival dei Popoli 2016 - International Competition

Squardi Altrove Film Festival 2017 - Human Rights

Chesnok Film Festival 2017

Silhouette Film Festival Paris 2017 - Competition

International Short Film Festival Cologne KFFK 2017 - Shorts Competition

Sound & Image Challenge Macau 2017 - International Shorts Competition

Festivals

Best International Short Documentary at Festival dei Popoli 2016

Second Jury Prize at International Short Film Festival Cologne KFFK 2017