Experimentation, Metamorphosis, Transcendence
GERMANY, France, Georgia | 93 minutes | 2019
In a society peopled by abstract figures, a thousand people are encaged in a giant space, distinguished only by their social status, like a beehive. Their single aim is to produce light — but only one of them will succeed! 1000 Kings pushes animation into geometric abstraction in this poetically psychedelic meditation on the origins of the universe that nods to world mythologies.WORLD PREMIEREWith the support ofGerman Films.Q&A with Pierre Durst on October 10thQ&A with Bidzina Kanchaveli on October 18th
2019 1000 KINGS2017 6 Pictures of a Universe Germany / Georgia | 30min | Digi Beta 2005 7 1/2 Women Germany | 9 Min | 16mm Best experimental short film - „I´ve seen Films” Festival Milano, Italy Best short film - „Pentedattilo“ Film Festival, Italy 1999 Novice No.21 Georgia | 8 Min | 35mm Best short film - „Noir in Fest” Filmfestival, Italy Best camera - international film festival Tiflis, Georgia
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