Boulevard’s End

A Film by Nora Fingscheidt

Synopsis

At the end of Washington Boulevard, where Los Angeles’ streets merge into the ocean, the Venice Pier begins. The rough concrete pier braves Pacific storms and provides stillness and stablity to its visitors. Here, we meet two immigrants who take us on their journey through history. 

Director

  • Picture of Nora Fingscheidt © Nora Fingscheidt

    Nora Fingscheidt

    Nora Fingscheidt (*1983) spend her youth in Germany and Argentina. As a board member of the independent film school filmArche in Berlin she organized international film projects and directed her own short films. From 2007 to 2008 she was trained as an acting coach in Berlin. Since 2008 she is studying feature film directing at Film Academy Baden-Württemberg. Her short SYNCOPE was shown at many festivals and nominated for the highest German Short Film Award.

Awards + Festivals

  • 2nd INTERNATIONAL CHANGING PERSPECTIVES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)May 23, 2014
  • 12th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - IN THE PALACE (Official Selection, Bulgaria)June 28, 2014
  • 28th PÄRNU INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AND ANTHROPOLOGY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Estonia)July 14, 2014
  • MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Australia)July 31, 2014
  • 4th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Competition, Germany)September 13, 2014
  • SZCZECIN EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Poland)September 29, 2014
  • 48th HOF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)October 21, 2014
  • NOMINIERUNG FÖRDERPREIS SCHNITT (Cologne, Germany)October 27, 2014
  • 31st VIDEO/FILM TAGE KOBLENZ (Competition, Germany)November 7, 2014
  • 31st KASSELER DOKUMENTARFILM- UND VIDEOFEST (Competition, Germany)November 11, 2014
  • 9th THE HAGUE – STREAMING FESTIVAL FOR AUDIO AND VISUAL ART (Official Selection, Netherlands)December 9, 2014
  • 3rd BODDINALE 2015 (Competition, Berlin, Germany)February 5, 2015
  • 5th FILUMS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pakistan)February 13, 2015
  • 2nd CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Country Focus Germany, India)February 16, 2015
  • 11th INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF GENEVA COURTOUJOURS (Official Selection, Switzerland)February 19, 2015
  • *BEST DOCUMENTARY*
    NW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)March 1, 2015
  • 11th AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Turkey)March 16, 2015
  • 16th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)March 18, 2015
  • *BMW-SHORTFILM AWARD*
    21st INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM WEEK REGENSBURG (German Competition, Germany)March 18, 2015
  • NEW DIRECTORS / NEW FILMS 2015(Shorts Program, New York, USA)March 18, 2015
  • UNDEPENDENCE FILM FESTIVAL EDINBURGH (Official Selection, Scotland)March 19, 2015
  • *THE JURY AWARD*
    CLUJ SHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)March 23, 2015
  • 7th LJUBJANA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Solvenia)March 30, 2015
  • *GOLD REMI AWARD*
    48th WORLDFEST HOUSTON - HOUSTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)April 10, 2015
  • 44th SEHSÜCHTE – INTERNATIONALES STUDENTENFILMFESTIVAL (Program, Potsdam, Germany)April 22, 2015
  • 28th EUROPEAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Germany)April 22, 2015
  • 13th TABOR FILM FESTIVAL – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Croatia)April 30, 2015
  • STUDENT’S FILM FORUM FREIBURG (Competition, Germany)May 11, 2015
  • *DIPLOMA*
    43rd FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)June 12, 2015
  • *WINNER IN THE CATEGORY “A SHORT STORY”*
    1st MOSCOW JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Russia)June 14, 2015
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL TOUR FILM FEST (Official Selection, Rome, Italy)July 3, 2015
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    4th EUGANEA FILM FESTIVAL (International Documentary Film Competition, Italy)July 3, 2015
  • 22nd CAPALBIO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection (non-competitive Storyboomers), Italy)July 9, 2015
  • *2nd PRIZE DOCUMENTARY SECTION*
    22nd OPENEYES FILMFEST 2015 (Openair Film Section, Marburg, Germany)July 16, 2015
  • 14th INTERNATIONAL KANSK VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Siberia, Russia)August 22, 2015
  • 5th FARCUME – FARO’S SHORT-FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Faro, Portugal)August 26, 2015
  • 5th ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Competition, Germany)September 11, 2015
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL ALBANIA (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)September 21, 2015
  • 5th ICKLE FILM FEST (Official Selection, UK)September 24, 2015
  • 9th NUREMBERG INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)September 30, 2015
  • WANDERKINOTOUR ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany)October 30, 2015
  • WANDERKINOTOUR ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany)October 31, 2015
  • WANDERKINOTOUR ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Parklichtspiele, Buckow, Germany)October 31, 2015
  • 5th ANNUAL WEYAUWEGA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, USA)November 11, 2015
  • WANDERKINOTOUR ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Kinotheater Union, Fürstenwalde, Germany)November 13, 2015
  • WANDERKINOTOUR ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Lichtspieltheater Wundervoll, Rostock, Germany)November 14, 2015
  • 9th UNLIMITED – KURZFILM FESTIVAL KÖLN (Competition, Germany)November 17, 2015
  • WANDERKINOTOUR ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Wernerstraße 22, Dresden, Germany)November 17, 2015
  • WANDERKINOTOUR ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Kinobar Prager Frühling, Leipzig, Germany)November 17, 2015
  • WANDERKINOTOUR ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Wernerstraße 22, Dresden, Germany)November 18, 2015
  • *SILVER AWARD IN FOREIGN FILM COMPETITION*
    CALIFORNIA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, San Diego, CA, USA) December 30, 2015
  • 29th STUTTGARTER FILMWINTER (Special Program, Germany)January 14, 2016
  • *NOMINATED FOR BEST DOC SHORT*
    6th QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Documentary Section, NY, USA)March 15, 2016
  • 2nd A LONG WEEK OF SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL SHANGHAI 2016 (Official Selection, China)May 5, 2016
  • 1st BIG RIVER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Savannah, Georgia, USA)July 7, 2016
  • MONTENEGRO FILM FESTIVAL (Documentary Section, Montenegro)August 2, 2016

Crew

Director
Nora Fingscheidt
Screenplay
Nora Fingscheidt
Producer
Sarah Schmidt, Holyschmidtfilm
Director Of Photography
Philip Leutert
Editor
Stephan Bechinger
Sound-Design
Sven Jensen-Brakelmann, Tobias Scherer

Details

Running Time
15:00
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov
Aspect Ratio
1:1.85
Sound
Stereo/5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de