A Thousand Kisses
BLOCK F + AWARDS CEREMONY | CLOSING NIGHT
THEME: A Little of This. A Lot of That.
SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2019 | 7 - 9:30 PM
WINTHROP UNIVERSITY | DINA'S PLACE at the DiGIORGIO CAMPUS CENTER | map it
Animation | 2018 | 16 min. 38 sec.
Suggested Rating | PG
Country | United States, Brazil, Uraguay, Ireland, Russia
Language | English
Producer | Eitan Rosenthal
Director | Richard Goldgewicht
Writer | Darcy Brislin
Key Cast | Elke Sommer, Christian Oliver
[33rd Alpinale Short Film Festival | Still Voices Short Film Festival | 2nd Annual Palm Springs International Animation Festival | Kraljevski Filmski Festival | Pondicherry Indie Film Festival | Wasteland Film Festival | WILLiFEST | 29th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival | 12th Cleveland Jewish FilmFest | Minikino Film Week - Bali International Short Film Festival | Linz International Short Film Festival | 16th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival | Thessaloniki Animation Festival | 4th Sydney Indie Film Festival | 12th Lublin Film Festival | Columbus Jewish Film Festival 2018 | Flickers' Roving Eye International Film Festival | 22nd UK Jewish Film Festival | 7th ULTRAcinema Festival | Kinofilm - Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival | 3rd Crossing The Screen Film Festival | The Vision Fest | San Luis Obispo JFF | New York Jewish Film Festival 2019 | Miami Jewish Film Festival 2019 | Chambal International Film Festival | Kingstoon Animation Festival | Virginia Festival of Jewish Film | Mayerson JCC - Jewish and Israeli Film Festival | Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival | Lenore Marwil Detroit Jewish Film Festival | New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival]
Separated by the fear of prosecution in the Nazi Germany of 1933, a young Jewish couple in Berlin make loose plans to reunite on the safe tropical shores of Brazil. Inspired by the actual correspondence recovered by the couple’s grandsons 80 years later in São Paulo, A Thousand Kisses presents a peculiar love story tainted by the harsh historical context of its time, with a light appeal of irony and real-life poetry. | more info