An Evening of Eternity
(Student Feature, 1 hr 25 mins)
Scheduled to attend: Constantin Maier (director)
Synopsis: Jonas, the young owner of a vinyl record store, stumbles into a mysterious tavern by chance one evening. The tavern is detached from time and people from all kinds of different eras meet there. He falls in love with a Jazz singer, Eva Elana, from the 60s. But the time between the two will become their greatest enemy...
Director: Constantin Maier was born in 1991 in Hanover, Germany and started very early to go after his passion to make films. At the age 13 he completed his first big cartoon film after two years of work. From then on he made many short films and in 2016 he completed his first feature film "An Evening of Eternity". Since 2011 he studies in the filmclass at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover.
(Narrative Short, 15 mins)
Synopsis: The fairytale adventure of Violet and Savannah, two sisters who disobey their parent’s warning by venturing into a brooding forest. There, they discover a large plug wedged into the forest floor. What lurks beneath the plug? The girls cannot resist finding out. Their curiosity sends them down a kaleidoscopic drain pipe and into a strange and startling journey of no return.
Director: Vlad Marsavin’s film career began producing the documentary Mama, I’m Going to Kill You (2013), which chronicled abuses in Russian orphanages. The documentary won the 2014 Amnesty International Jury Award and compelled the Russian government to change abusive practices in the Russian orphanage system. In 2014, Marsavin completed an autobiographical animated film, Sebastian. Film won Best Short Film at the Black Hills Film Festival and screened in more than sixty film festivals worldwide. Albedo Absolute is Marsavin’s first live action film. Having completed the film, the director turns his attention to his debut feature film, currently in production.