Creative Short Film “CASTELLO CAVALCANTI”: Produced By Prada & Directed By Wes Anderson

Prada teamed up with the legendary director Wes Anderson to  present an eight minute short film. Castello Cavalcanti starring Jason Schwartzman who as the story unfolds crushes his car into a statue of Jesus Christ, is to become part of director’s classics such as The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited and Moonrise Kingdom.

Castello Cavalcanti short film comes after Prada’s 2012 collab with Roman Polanski who delivered the much talked about A Therapy, starring Helena Bonham-Carter and Ben Kingsley.

It debuted at the Rome Film Festival on November 13th 2013 as part of the “Special Events Out of Competition” section.

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“Mars at Sunrise”: A Cinematic Documentary Trailer Directed By Jessica Habie (2013)

A story of a war waged on imagination. A painter’s resistance, courage and spirit can never be imprisoned in this highly stylized story of the conflict of two frustrated artists on either side is Israel’s militarized borders.

Directed by:  Jessica Habie

Produced by:  Baher Agbariya

Music Soundtrack by:  Itamar Ziegler and Tamir Muskat of Balkan Beat Box  and Moshen Subhi

Inspired by the creative journey of renowned Palestinian artist in exile Hani Zurob and on true stories and testimonies from the region, we witness expression, confinement, torture, jealousy, courage and freedom as both artists from each culture strive to paint a picture of life surrounded by conflict.

Directed by Jessica Habie, her first feature film. Her documentary works Beyond Blue and Gray and Art and Apathy received awards at several film festivals including Tribeca Film Festival, The Cannes Short Film Corner, and Berlinale Talent Campus. Produced by Baher Agbariya. Thirst (Attash) 2004, Last Days in Jerusalem (2011), Man Without a Cell Phone (2010), Omar (2013). Edited by Luis Carballar Amores Perros (2000), Manorca (2008), Sin Nombre (2009), The Devil’s Double (2011), Immigrant (2012). Sound Design by Martin Herndandez, Amores Perros (2000), Babel (2006) Into the Wild (2007), The Loneliest Planet (2011) On the Road (2012).

Starring Ali Suliman as Khaled, Paradise Now (Golden Globe Winner for Best Foreign Film (2005), The Lemon Tree (2008), Pomegranates and Myrrh (2008), The Attack (2012); Guy El Hanan as Eyal, An Israeli radio personality and an accomplished playwright and; Haale Gafori as Azzadeh author of the original poetry featured in Mars At Sunrise.

Soundtrack by Itamar Ziegler and Tamir Muskat of Balkan Beat Box
and Moshen Subhi

An Important Emerging Creative Short Film Genre.