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Deafness

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ABOUT THE FILM

A 10-minute episode in the life of deaf-and-dumb boarding school inmates is reconstructed in real time

Credit

DIRECTOR'S DATA

Nationality:
Ukraine
Activities:
Born in Kiev, Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy graduated from the filmmaking department of the Kiev State Institute of Theatre and Arts, majoring in feature film directing. He has worked as director and scriptwriter at film studios in Kiev and in St. Petersburg. His debut short “THE INCIDENT” has competed in about 25 festivals in 17 countries. His second film “DIAGNOSIS” has been nominated for Golden Bear. His latest short film “DEAFNESS” is his second Berlinale outing and also got a Golden Bear nomination.
Screening / Award history:
2010 / Berlin international film festival / Berlin / Germany / IN COMPETITION /
2010 / FF600 Festivala Kratkega Filma/ Ljubljana/ Slovenia/ IN COMPETITION /
2010 / Festival of Festivals International Film Festiva/ St Petersburg, Russia/ IN COMPETITION /
2010 /Split Film Festival/ Split / Croatia/ IN COMPETITION /
2010 / Damascus Film Festival / Damascus / Syria / IN COMPETITION /
2010 /Festival de Cine de Bogotá/ Bogotá / Colombia/ IN COMPETITION /
2010 / Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival/ Vineyard Haven/United State/ IN COMPETITION /
2010 / Encounters Short Film Festival/ Bristol/ United Kingdom/ IN COMPETITION /
2010 / International Short Film Festival Winterthur/ Winterthur /Switzerland/IN COMPETITION /
2010/ Jakarta International Film Festival/ Jakarta/Indonesia/
Nominee:
Nominated Golden Berlin Bear for best short film 2010
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