Catch the screening of One of Us and meet the director Stephan Richter tonight at Sevilla Festival de Cine Europeo.
The screening and Q&A with the director takes place tonight, 8th of November, 10 pm at Cine Nervión Plaza, Seville.
Inspired by true events, One of Us tells a story about 14-year old Julian his newly met friends to whom a huge supermarket serves as the only meeting point. Fresh emotions of brotherhood, affection and thrill encourage their wish to break out of suburban boredom. One night, Julian and his pal Marko break into the supermarket full of promising products. A moment of childish freedom ends abruptly in a moment of harsh grown-up reality.
The film is screened under the EFA selection - a competition section of films pre-selected for the European Film Academy awards.
Other festivals: Berlinale: Perspektive Deutsches Kino 2015, Festival de San Sebastian: New Directors Competition 2015, Zurich Film Festival: Official competition 2015, Max Ophuls Prize Film Festival: Best Feature Film 2016.
About the director: Stephan Richter was born in Dresden and studied Media Art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. He graduated in 2007 and therefore shot his first experimental short film Out of Bounds as a diploma thesis. The movie was screened at several international film festivals. Since then he has been working as a media artist, script writer and director in Vienna. After several music videos and experimental shorts, Stephan Richter received the STARTER AWARD FOR FILM ART (Austrian Ministry of Culture and Arts) and started to work on his first feature film One of Us. In 2013 One of Us was part of the EKRAN training programme in Warsaw (Wajda Film School) and was also nominated for the Project Pitch Award at the Kino der Kunst Festival (Cinema of Art Festival) in Munich.
About the festival: The aim of the Seville European Film Festival is to promote and circulate European cinema, while establishing itself as an annual meeting place for talented European filmmakers, specialized journalists and professionals from the sector. Nine days during which industry, public and critics come together for a selection of the best European cinema. Spanish premieres of great films from contemporary auteurist cinema, the presence of a large number of emerging talents, the determined defense of the youngest Spanish cinema, support for Andalusian cinema and, above all, the total certainty that today, more than ever, a film festival can be useful to the public, to the films and to the filmmakers.