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While smoking a cigarette, a man thinks about the fire that once destroyed his life. But going further back in time shows the true origin of the fire.

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AWARDS:

*ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2013 (USA)* *Category: Editing and Postproduction

*SHORT TIGER AWARD (Germany)* * FFA Germany, German Films

*RISING STAR AWARD* * CANADA INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST (Canada)

*BEST DIRECTOR AWARD* * FESTIVAL DE CINEMA QUINTA PRAIA (Int’l Competition, Portugal)

*BEST EXPERIMENTAL* * CALIFORNIA INTERNATIONAL SHORTS FESTIVAL 2012 (USA)

*NOMINATION: DEUTSCHER NACHWUCHSFILMPREIS 2013 / YOUNG GERMAN FILM PRIZE 2013* * 12th UP-AND-COMING INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL HANNOVER (Competition, Germany)

*AUDIENCE AWARD* *3rd JURY AWARD* * SCHNONGS – 1st STUDENTISCHES KURZFILMFESTIVAL DESSAU (Germany)

*HONORARY AWARD OF MERIT* * LUCERNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST (Switzerland)

*SEAL OF APPROVAL: ‘HIGHLY RECOMMENDED’* * FBW (GERMAN FILM AND MEDIA REVIEW)

SCREENINGS:

* SCHNONGS – 1st STUDENTISCHES KURZFILMFESTIVAL DESSAU (Germany)
* WEBCUTS 2012 – INTERNET FILM FEST BERLIN (Germany)
* CALIFORNIA INTERNATIONAL SHORTS FESTIVAL (SUMMER) (USA)
* 1st FILM LEBEN FESTIVAL (Ilmenau, Germany)
* LA SHORTS FEST 2012 (USA)
* ODERKURZ – FILMSPEKTAKEL (Germany)
* 12th SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR & SCI-FI FILM FESTIVAL (Los Angeles, USA)
* SHNIT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Switzerland)
* 9th SOESTER KURZFILMTAGE (Germany)
* SCENECS FILM FESTIVAL (Netherlands)
* AFI FEST (Los Angeles, USA)
* UK FILM FESTIVAL (London, UK)
* 12th FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE (Germany)
* 18th FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG 2012 (Germany)
* 20th FILMFESTIVAL CONTRAVISION (Germany)
* CANADA INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST (Canada)
* 66th CANNES INT’L FILM FESTIVAL – SHORT FILM CORNER (Market Screening; France)
* 66th CANNES INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (GERMAN FILMS NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER, France)
* 15th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS IN MADRID (Spain)
* 15th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILM IN BARCELONA (Spain)
* 37th OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Competition, Germany)
* DIE LANGE NACHT DES KURZEN FILMS GERA (Germany)
* BERLIN CINEMA SUMMER PARTY (Berlin, Germany)
* PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (London, UK)
* 12th ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DEBUT AND STUDENT FILMS BEGINNING (Int’l Competition, Russia)
* FESTIVAL DE CINEMA QUINTA PRAIA (Int’l Competition, Portugal)
* 13th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS IN BUENOS AIRES (Short Film Program, Argentina)
* 18th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS IN PARIS (France)
* 29th WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL (Section: Next Generation Short Tiger 2013, Poland)
* BRNO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Czech Republic)
* KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Competition, Germany)
* CURTA CINEMA 2013 (Foco Alemanha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
* 6th AMARCORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)
* 23rd FANCINE – FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Official Competition of ON-LINE-SHORT FILMS, Malaga)
* 5th PSSST! SILENT FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Croatia)
* FILMETS BADALONA FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Barcelona, Spain)
* AARHUS FILMFESTIVAL (International Shorts, Denmark)
* 6th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL NORTHERN WAVE (Reykjavik, Iceland)
* REC FILMFESTIVAL 2013 (Berlin, Germany)
* 12th UP-AND-COMING INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL HANNOVER (Competition, Germany)
* 5th WORLDLESS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Australia)
* EUROSHORTS 2013 FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Poland)
* FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF 2013(Competition, Germany)
* XI FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES ‘Almería en corto’ (Int’l Competition, Spain)

Created at Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart | winter term 2011/2012

Team:
Christoph Bachmann | Rainer Bez |  Benjamin Dongus, Thomas Drexel | Daniel Galiard | Alexander Heringer | Bianca Jürgens | Andreas Kraußer | Johannes Krieger | Achim Lenz | Felix Schwarz | Rosario Squillace | Michael Wünsch | Johannes Wünsch

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