Film Block 3 Live – UGPFF 13

Saturday December 14th 2013
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST (GMT -5)
Live Event in London, England

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Special Online HostCarrie Preston

carriepCarrie Preston is an actor, director, and producer, most noted for her role as Arlene in HBO’s acclaimed series True Blood and Elsbeth on CBS’ The Good Wife (for which she won an Emmy in 2013). She has been featured in films like Duplicity, Woody Allen’s Vicky Christina Barcelona, and Transamerica. Born in Macon, GA, she was first noticed opposite patrick Stewart in Broadway’s “The Tempest,” and made her film debut opposite Julia Roberts in My Best Friend’s Wedding. Her most recent film as director 
and producer, That’s What She Said, starred Anne Heche, and premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. 






catchCatch – (UK) Romance, Fantasy RT 2:50
Director Jennifer Sheridan, Matthew Markham

Catch is the lovely but slightly surreal story of a lonesome fisherman. During his daily fishing trip he hooks something unexpected and proves there’s more than just fish in the ocean.





mask ElevatorBitter Pill – (Denmark) Drama RT 15:21
Director William Stahl 

Lucas is suffering from an existential crisis – and the spoiled, whiny creative professionals in his neighborhood are not exactly improving on the situation. When a somewhat unorthodox psychiatrist advises him to stare death in the face in order to feel truly alive, Lucas opts to do a high-wire walk between two residential buildings in downtown Copenhagen. But his exploits might have unexpected consequences…




Eunoto_BurnEunoto – (USA) Documentary Short RT 7:40
Director: Matt Goldman

Deep in the Loita hills of remote Kenya, the people of the Masai tribe mark a warrior’s passage to manhood with a sacred ceremony called Eunoto. Only a tiny handful of foreigners have or will ever see Eunoto with their own eyes, until now…

With stunning cinematography and a cutting edge original score, Sundance alumni Matt Goldman and renowned photographer Liz Gilbert have created a visceral and poetic portrait of the participants and esoteric rituals of this vanishing tradition.


STICK_05070STICK –  (Norway) Animated Short RT 7:20
Director: Ole Christoffer Haga

On the beach a persecuted stray dog finally finds someone kind, a friendly man on his day off. Afraid of loosing his new-found friend he gets attached to this man – literally attached.






Maya screen grabMBB_posterThank you very much Bradley Cooper – (France) Comedy RT 12:13
Directors:  Anne-Christine Caro

An enterprising actress enlists an English teacher – who happens to be a Bradley Cooper doppelgänger – to impress industry insiders and make a name for herself in the attention-seeking chaos of Cannes Film Festival.










BOX Sonko StandingBox Girl– (USA) Documentary short, RT 9:00
Director: Evan Pretzer

In the slums of Nairobi slum of Kariobangi, Sonko defied her family to join Box Girls and fight her way onto the Kenyan National Women’s Boxing Team.






on-sightNa Pogled (On Sight) – (Slovenia) Drama,Sport Adventure, RT 20:00
Director: Miha f Kalan

Leon is packing his rock climbing gear. He has got a very ambitious plan on his mind. He is planning a secret solo ascent in the Julian Alps that no one has done before. Suddenly the evening breaking news report stops him. His friend Tomaz Humar has been seriously injured on Langtang Lirung in the Himalayas. Leon is completely stunned and he stops packing. The accident has raised considerable doubt and fear regarding his solo project.



antoine2Antoine– (Luxembourg)  Drama,  RT 12:00
Director: Cyrus Neshvad

The seventy years old Renee is living with her husband in a small village. They are proud of their doctor son who travels all over the world. But as he is not visiting them anymore, Renee is convinced that she had been a bad mother.




rulesThe Rules of Textual Attraction – (UK) Comedy, RT 9:40
Director: Sam Wilkinson

Naive, Joe has fallen in love. Pseudo sex-god, Rhys, leads him through the psychological minefield that is the first text message.