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GLAZIER BLUES

Synopsis

As if in a different time, neither past nor future, workers in the glass-factory of Hrastnik, Slovenia, surrounded by noise, steam and hypnotic rhythms of never-stopping machinery. It’s like a voyage in a spaceship, guided by a quiet queen of glass.

RELEASES & FESTIVALS

2001

  • 4th Festival of Slovenian Film (Portorož, Slovenia), 28. – 31. 3. 2001 – in competition
  • Sarajevo Film Festival (BiH), 17. – 25. 8. 2001
  • Drama Film Festival (Greece), 16. – 22. 9. 2001
  • Film Festival in Neubrandenburg (Germany), 10. – 14. 10. 2001 – in competition
  • 44th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (Germany), 16. – 21. 10. 2001 – in competition
  • International Short Film Festival (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 8. – 11. 11. 2001
  • International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao (Spain), 26. 11. – 1. 12. 2001 – in competition

 

2002

  • Alpe Adria Cinema – Trieste Film Festival (Italy), 18. – 24. 1. 2002
  • Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival (France), 1. – 9. 2. 2002 – in competition
  • Cinequest Film Festival (San Jose, USA), 21. 2. – 3. 3. 2002
  • Aspen Shortsfest (USA), 9. – 13. 4. 2002
  • HOT DOCS Canadian International Documentary Festival (Toronto, Canada), 26. 4. – 5. 5. 2002 – in competiton
  • Dresden Film Festival (Germany), 16. – 21. 4. 2002 – in competiton
  • MADIAWAVE International Film Festival of Visual Arts in Gyor (Hungary), 26. 4. – 4. 5. 2002 – in competiton
  • International Short Film Festival – Filmtage Tubingen (Germany), 23. – 26. 5. 2002
  • Huesca Film Festival (Spain), 6. – 15. 6. 2002 – in competiton
  • Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival (Portugal), 2. – 7. 7. 2002 – in competiton
  • “The World According to Shorts”, Brooklyn Academy of Music – BAM (New York, USA), 17. – 19. 9. 2002
  • Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (USA), 11. – 20. 10. 2002
  • Flanders International Film Festival – Ghent (Belgium), 8. – 19. 10. 2002 – in competition
  • 9th Sheffield International Documentary Festival (UK), 21. – 27. 10. 2002
  • 21st Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden), 21. – 27. 10. 2002 – Honorary Mention
  • 47th Cork Film Festival (Ireland), 6. – 13. 10. 2002 – in competition
  • 22nd Amiens International Film Festival (France), 8. – 17. 11. 2002 – Young European Authors section
  • Festival Internacional de Filmets de Badalona (Spain), 22. – 29. 11. 2002 – Venus Award for Best Documentary

 

2003

  • Tampere Film Festival (Finland), 5. 3. – 9. 3. 2003 – in competition
  • Sheffield International Documentary Festival Tour 2003 (Waterloo, UK), 24. 1. – 31. 3. 2003
  • DokFilm Fundao (Portugal), 25. – 30. 3. 2003
  • 10th Oldenburger Filmtage (Germany), 2. – 6. 4. 2003
  • BBC four, The shortest night (London, UK), 22. 5. 2003
  • Kinofilm International Film Festival (Manchester, UK), 20. – 26. 10. 2003

 

2004 and 2005

  • KINOBLICK 2004 (Stuttgart, Germany), 22. – 28. 9. 2004
  • Seattle – State of Art (USA), 19. – 24. 11. 2004
  • Crossing Erope FilmFestival Linz (Austria), 26. 4. – 1. 5. 2005
AWARDS & REVIEWS

Awards:
– Venus Award for Best Documentary / Festival Internacional de Filmets de Badalona (Spain), 2002
– Special Jury Award / Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden), 2002

GALLERY
CREW

Written and Directed by HARRY RAG
Director of Photography ŽIGA KORITNIK
Music Composer UWE JAHNKE
Editors HARRY RAG, MATJAŽ JANKOVIČ
Sound Design HANNA PREUSS, HARRY RAG
Sound Recordist BRANE ATANASKOVIČ

PRODUCTION

BELA FILM
in coproduction with
RTV SLOVENIA - Documentary Program
financial support:
SLOVENIAN FILM FUND

TECHNICAL DATA

Duration: 13min.
Format: 35mm , 1:1,66, bw
Without dialogues
Sound: Dolby SR
Year of production: 2001

Category
Documentary, Short