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Rose’s Kreuzberg included in this year’s iPhone Film Festival
Rose, who directed the inspirational Beautiful Losers, said his 3:15 minute iPhone 4 film is a tribute to Brian Eno and David Bowie who collaborated in the Turkish neighbourhood of Kreuzberg in the 1970s during the making of Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy.
Since then the area in the former west of the city has been home to artists, musicians and anarchists. The film’s score is by Nathan Harrington with local art historian Fiona Geuess reading excerpts from Boris Goys’ essay Light Luggage.
Kreuzberg is a wonderful evocative film; dark, edgy and creative – like the city and was one of the early iPhone 4 films to showcase the potential of the Apple mobile device.
With less than a month to go to the IFF submission deadline, founder Ruben Kazantsev said in a recent radio interview he was surprised at the response to the festival.
“When I set it up I had no idea how many submissions we would get — one, 20 or none at all,” he said.
The festival has over 100 entries, and Kazantsev said smartphones and iPhones “are going to change a lot of things” in the film industry.
As an example of how quickly things are changing look no further than South Korean director Park
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“The film we chose is nothing but a small miracle. Throughout the
The winners of the iPhone Film Festival will be announced on 6 April.