domingo, 17 de diciembre de 2017

Final schedule in Madrid

The screening at Hotel Juan Valiente in Nigüelas has been great.
A very distinguished audience has enjoyed your films.
We will go on in this cozy place during this month while we collect votes for the Audience Award.
So until January 12, 2018 we are going to debate and vote all the Hell Chess Awards*

But the final event will be in Teatro Pilar Miró (Madrid)....January 12, 2018 at 8 pm.
Our jury has decided to screen these films to the final event too in Madrid (Spain):

    * Chess Song ( U.S.A  2017) directed by Shihyun Wang

    *  Ugly ( Germany 2017) directed by Nikita Diakur

    * Todo por Galactus (Spain 2017) directed by José Araujo
    * Tainted Angels (U.S.A 2016) directed by Studi Bless
     * El Velorio (UK 2017) directed by Gustavo Arteaga

The event will be closed with the awards ceremony.

* All the Official Selections can be awarded with the "Valiente Prize" (Audience Award) even if they are not  screening finalists in Madrid.


domingo, 3 de diciembre de 2017

Offcial Selections 2018

These are the Official Selections from the Hell Chess Film Festival 2018.
All of them will be screened at Hotel Juan Valiente in Nigüelas, Granada (Spain)
on December 16 at 7:00 pm.
But that will be the first session, because there will be more this month and in 2018.
And the final awards will be announced on January 12 at 8:00 pm in Centro Cultural Pilar Miró in Madrid.

CHESS SONG  ... 3´55´´...directed by Sherry Wang (USA)    

This song is giving an optimistic vision of the philosophy of chess. It´s sounds sweet an gracious.

RELOAD ... 4´49´´.... directed by Sam Kolber (USA)

This film got influences of certain underground filmmaker, a cinema homage without a word.

SCREAMING AT STARS ... 12´00´´ ... directed by Justin Bratton (USA)

This Science Fiction film give us the chance to think about how everything is changing even our love.

BLINDMAN´S LANE ... 13´00´´ ... directed by DI·AL (Italia)

The magnetic real voiceover of a satanist with a travel into the city, images which carry us to demon himself.

INFERNUM ... 9´00´... directed by Alex Hernández (Spain)

The spiritual suffering of a man tempted by evil forces. A fight to be an angel and save the world.

TODO POR GALACTUS ... 15´55´´ directed by José Araujo (Spain)

This freaky comedy got an interesting debate about Adolph Hitler and the consecuences of changing History.

COLLAR ... 14´40´´... directed by Russ Emanuel (USA)

An interesting conversation between two priests. One is a pederast and the other one a murderer...

TAINTED ANGELS ... 1´54´´ ... directed by Bless Williams (USA)

 It´s difficult to tell more things about what could happen after death in less than two minutes.

OUR WONDERFUL NATURE ... 3´32´´ ... directed by Tomer Eshed (Israel)

 An ironic animation tale about the gluttony of the chameleon with a superb image quality.

LOS FILÓSOFOS ... 2´27´´... directed by Jorjesús (Spain) ....OUT OF COMPETITION*

 This videclip is about what happens when people forget to use their brains.

JENNY LOVES SATAN ... 14´´21´´ ... directed by Jenna Bryant (USA)

A comedy about what happens in a family when you are a child pretending to worship what you don´t know.

UGLY ... 11´54´´ ... directed by Nikita Diakur (Germany)

 This animation short film is using brilliant broken aesthetics to picture the broken world where we live.

ALCHEMY ... 14´05´´ ... directed by Brandon Polanco (USA)

 Maybe Santa Claus got to pass a terrible inner test to be a figure to the children´s happiness.

MESSAGES FROM BEYOND ... 18´49´´ ... directed by Sherry Wang (USA)

 This documentary is about the incredible revelations of a psychic medium that involves even our festival...

TO THE END OF TIME ... 4´30´´.. directed by David King (Australia) OUT OF COMPETITION*

 A videoart piece plenty of surprising images. One homage travelling to classic science fiction.

EL VELORIO ... 61´00´´ ... directed by Gustavo Arteaga (United Kingdom)

 This film got another mysterious style in terms of narration, animation and live action scenes.

* The films out of competition cannot be awarded by our jury. But if the public wanted to make a special recognitition of them, we will inform about it.