DAY RELEASE (FREIGANG) (2019)


Original title: FREIGANG
Mid-length feature film (35 min.)

Director: Martin Winter
Screenplay: Sebastian Schmidl
Producer: Victoria Herbig & Sebastian Schmidl
D.O.P.: Aram Baroian

Cast
Anna Suk
Christopher Legedza
Birgit Linauer
Patrick Schmidl
Daniela Zacherl

Plot summary:
Single mother Kathi receives day release from prison and finds her three-year-old son, who is living with her unstable mother, in bad circumstances. She is forced to find a way to enable a better future for him, while time is against her, she has to be back in prison at six pm.

Media:
imdb.com/title/tt9469268/
fb.com/freigang.film
instagram.com/freigang.film/

Contact:
freigang.film@gmail.com

Festival selections:
40th FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS
22nd DIAGONALE FESTIVAL OF AUSTRIAN FILM
25th SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL
20th FIRST STEPS AWARDS 2019
14th ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL
27th EnergaCAMERIMAGE
33rd LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
25th CAMINHOS DO CINEMA PORTOGUÊS FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER Best International Essay
13th GRAND OFF – WORLD INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM AWARDS
*WINNER Best Actress Award (Anna Suk)
17th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL SIGNOS DA NOITE
10th AUSTRIAN FILM AWARDS 2020
*WINNER Best Short Film Award
23rd ZOOM-ZBLIŻENIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER Special Mention – Best Short Film FICTION
6th MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
15th THE POPPY JASPER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
17th VIS VIENNA SHORTS (Non-competitive section)
30th GERMAN CAMERA AWARDS 2020
26th PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST
4th PITTSBURGH SHORTS
21st NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL
11th ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
31st BELFAST CINEMAGIC FILM AND TELEVISION FESTIVAL
BIG SHORTS AWARDS 2020
*WINNER Best Actress & WINNER Best Screenplay
14th TiSFF, THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL SHORTS
26th BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
26th RABAT INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER Best Actress & WINNER Best Screenplay
26th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN BEGGAR
*WINNER Best Short Film
15th MYRTLE BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER Best Foreign Film
8th VKRATZE! – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actress
67th MARTOVSKI FESTIVAL – BELGRADE DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

(c) 2019 BAROIAN | HERBIG | SCHMIDL | WINTER

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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