15th THE ANGEL FILM AWARDS - Monaco International Film Festival angel awards

ART NOVO THEATRE - NOVOTEL - MONTE-CARLO

Tuesday 5th December - Day 2 Official Selection Screenings

Festival – Official Line-Up – Daytime & Evening Screenings - Question and Answer session with the Filmmaker & Crew or Cast members

15:00 'European Premiere' "FISH STEW" Family Drama (US) (11:58)

Directed by Ran Jing, Written by Ran Jing & Bridge Johnson, Produced by Ran Jing; DP/ Cinematography: Josh Fisher; Editor: Stephen Kaiser-Pendergrast;

Starring: Angel Pai (Alice); Ben Jaeger-Thomas (Matt); Geoff Lee (Hong); Pierre Rueda (EMT)

Storyline: A divorced woman pretends that she’s still married for the benefit of her aging, traditional-minded sick father. (Writer and Director attending)

15:15 'World Premiere' "RED AND THE BLUES" Drama (UK) (14 min)

Written & Directed by Ramona Aristide; Produced by Karina Bucilina; DP/Cinematography: Gianfranco Recupero; Editor: Daniel Irons; Music: Filip Parulski

Starring: Georgina Bluck (Lou); Maurice Byrne (George); Chris Bearne (Homeless Man); Adrian Staicu (Neighbour)

Storyline: A young girl reaches adolescence in a deprived part of east London, her only support a homeless man and her emotionally distant father. (Director and Cast attending)

15:30 'European Premiere' "TOUCH" Drama (Canada) (15 min)

Written, Directed & Co-Produced by Noel Harris; Producer: Mark O’Neill; DP/Cinematography: Nigel Markham; Editor: Chris Darlington; Production Design: Glenn Barrett; Original Music by Greg Hawco

Starring: Darryl Hopkins (Paul); Krystin Pellerin (Connie); Jorja King (Emily); Benjamin Harris (Benjamin)

Storyline: When a single mom, facing eviction, is offered a night’s work, she unsuccessfully seeks a babysitter for her two small children. Desperate, she reaches out to the last person she wants to ask for a favour... (Director and Producer attending)

15:45 'European Premiere' "1943" Historical Drama (US) (6:21 min)

Written, Directed by Elizabeth Dean; Produced by Elizabeth Dean & Bill R. Dean; DP/Cinematography: Luca Mercuri; Editor: Will Harris; Production Design & Costume Design Elizabeth Dean; Original Music by Shie Rozow

Starring: Sarah Navratil and Edwin Modlin

Synopsis: In 1926, Adolf Hitler established the Hitler Youth to instill German children with the ideals of the Nazi Party, amassing 7.7 million members by 1938. In 1943, Ingrid Schindler would courageously defy her fate to rescue her children and aid the Allies in defeating the evil Nazi regime. (Director attending)

16:00 'European Premiere' "THE WRITER" (Drama/Romance) (Belgium) (5:14 min)

Written, Directed & Produced by Pascal Adam; DP/Cinematography & Editing by Bernard Sonck; Original Music: Aurélien Hamy

Starring: Leading actress: Lirije Ibrahimi (The Writer); Dominique Perrin (the Man)

Storyline: A writer goes to her favorite restaurant to write on her new romance...will it be her own? (Director and Cast attending)

16:15 'European Premiere' "THE GREEN PARK" Feature Documentary Film (UK) (70 min)

Directed by Justin Hardy; Co/Director: Jack Fishburn; Written by Jack Fishburn; Original Story by Marsha Lee; Produced by Marsha Lee, Jack Fishburn, Muireann Price, Fabiana Abadi; DP/Cinematography by Matthew Wicks, Owen Davies; Editor: Tom Bober; Digital Effects (Animation) Jon Underwood; Original Music Composer: Joseph Reuben

Synopsis: The story of The Green Park, a glamorous kosher hotel opened in 1943 on the British Riviera. The film serves as a poignant, moving and humorous lens on Jews in post war Britain, and British holiday culture. (Director and Producer attending)


17:30 INTERVALtime to get dressed up and ready for the evening screening



THE OFFICIAL EVENING MOVIE SCREENINGS

20:30 “Un Caffè con Antonella” (A coffee with Antonella) (Italy) (5:49 min) Out of Competition

Directed by Sade Patti;

Starring: Antonella Salvucci

This is an unpublished & original vision to raise awareness of the hot topic of immigration.

A "one woman show", thanks to the interpretive qualities of the protagonist actress, makes the spectators live an intense journey through her eyes. (Actress attending)

20:45 "Muza" (The Muse) (Russia) (13 min) Out of Competition

Directed by Mikhail Malinovsky; Produced by Anastasia Belskaya

Starring: Vasilisa (Vassa) Kuzmina, Vasily Simonov

This is a story of an artist and his inspiration, imagination and passion. The characters, created by I. Bunin for his same - named novel, help us to understand the philosophy of one of the greatest writers of the first half of 20th century in Russia (Director and Actress attending)

21:00 'World Premiere' "IN LOVING MEMORY" Drama (India/ Russia) (29:57)

Written & Directed by Chandradeep Das; Screenplay by Chandradeep Das & Imamul Islam; Produced by Nikita Ivanenko & Bhavana Goparaju; DP/Cinematography: Asim Bose; Editor: Sanjib Datta; Production Designer: Tanmoy Chakraborty; Original Music by Susan Jeanne DiBona, Salvatore Sangiovanni

Starring: Sreelekha Mukherji (Emily Rosario); Sudipta Bhowmick (Young Emily); Anjan Gupta (Mr. Rosario); Tanusree Chakraborty (Mother); Rina Seal (Maid); Priyanka Bhattacharjee (Rinku); Master Rajdeep (Kanai)

Storyline: A lonesome and morbid old woman commissions her own tomb. One morning, she discovers something unusual near it which changes everything. (Producer attending)

21:30 'World Premiere' "LUCID" Psychological Thriller (UK) (86 min)

Written & Directed by Adam Morse; Produced by: Adam Rose; DP/Cinematography: Michel Dierickx; Editor: Gabriel Foster Prior; Production Design: Niina Topp; Original Screenplay: Adam Morse; Music Composer: Walter Mair

Starring: Laurie Calvert (Zel); Billy Zane (Elliot); Sophie Kennedy Clark (Kat); Felicity Gilbert (Jasmine); Sadie Frost (Georgina); Cristian Solimeno (Theo)

Marked by the directors own experiences in life in writing and directing this autobiographical film...believing is dreaming

Storyline: A lonely young man’s life changes when an enigmatic neighbour teaches him how to lucid dream. (Director, Producer and Cast attending)

23:30 LUCID DREAM AMAZING COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Followed by film industry VIP party

At prestigious ‘Pacific Lounge Club’ Monte Carlo – music powered by Hidalgo till late!

Exclusively for VIP and Press Pass holders only