Ruah

A Film by Flurin Giger

Synopsis

Nine characters, four stories, one situation. How to act while knowing that something big, something irreversible, something that you can’t run away from or fight against, is going to happen. Something bigger than anything humans have ever experienced.

Director

  • Picture of Flurin Giger © Silvan Giger

    Flurin Giger

    Flurin Giger was born 24.07.1995 in Lucerne (Switzerland). From 2011 to 2014 he completed his acting studies at the European Film Actor School in Zürich. Since then he has worked as an actor in several projects. In 2016 he had his directorial debut shooting the film „RUAH“.

Awards + Festivals

  • 73 th MOSTRA INTERNAZIONALE D’ARTE CINEMATOGRAFICA (Official Selection, Competition, Venecia, Italy)August 31, 2016
  • 24th RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 21, 2016
  • 49th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA FANTĀSTIC DE CATALUNYA SITGES (Official Selection Competition, Sitges, Spain)October 7, 2016
  • 46th KYIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL MOLODIST (Competition,Kiev, Ukraine)October 22, 2016
  • 6th AESTETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Competition,York, UK)November 3, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 52th SOLOTHURNER FILMTAGE (Competition, Solothurn, Switzerland)January 19, 2017
  • 38th FILMFEST MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Shortfilm Competition, Saarbrücken, Germany)January 23, 2017
  • 33rd INT'L FESTIVAL SARAJEVO "SARAJEVO WINTER" (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 14, 2017
  • 41st SCHWEIZER JUGENDFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Zürich, Switzerland)March 15, 2017
  • 1st FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DEL CONO SUR (Official Selection, Valparaíso, Chile)April 20, 2017
  • *BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM*
    SHORT TO THE POINT MARCH 2017 (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania) June 5, 2017
  • 12th SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy)June 26, 2017
  • Quarantine Film Festival 2017 (Official Selection, Varna, Bulgaria)July 4, 2017
  • 3rd CISTERNA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cisterna di Latina, Italy)July 21, 2017
  • 2nd SHOTS: International Independent Short Film Festival August 6, 2017
  • ANONIMUL INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania)August 7, 2017
  • *JURY SPECIAL MENTION*
    2nd BLACK SEA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vama Veche, Romania)August 8, 2017
  • STILL VOICES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Longford, Ireland)August 18, 2017
  • 16th CONCORTO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pontenure, Piacenza, Italy)August 19, 2017
  • 31st FANTASY FILM FEST (GET SHORTY Selection, Germany)September 7, 2017
  • *SILVER AMPHORA*
    10th BUEU INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bueu, Pontevedra, Spain)September 9, 2017
  • 14th SCHWEIZER JUNGFILMFESTIVAL LUZERN - UPCOMING FILMMAKERS 2017 (Official Selection, Luzern, Schweiz)September 22, 2017
  • *DER GROßE PREIS DER FILMWERKSTATT*
    17th FILMFESTIVAL MÜNSTER (Short Film Competition, Germany)October 4, 2017
  • 3rd MINIKINO FILM WEEK - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BALI (Official Selection, Denpasar, Bali Indonesia)October 7, 2017
  • 5th EAT MY SHORTS - HAGENER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hagen, Germany)October 12, 2017
  • SHNIT WORLDWIDE SHORTFILMFESTIVAL (National Competition, Bern, Switzerland)October 18, 2017
  • *SILVER MEDAL* *LUMINARIA AWARD (Best Cinematography)*
    24FPS INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Abilene, Texas, USA)November 3, 2017
  • 14th MANCHESTER INT'L SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)November 20, 2017
  • UP-AND-COMING FILM FESTIVAL HANNOVER (Official Selection, Germany)November 23, 2017
  • 16th FILMZ - FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Supporting Film, Mainz, Germany)November 28, 2017
  • 2nd BUCHAREST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania)December 2, 2017
  • 19th KONTRAST FILMFEST (Official Selection, Bayreuth, Germany)March 2, 2018
  • 11th SEOUL INT'L EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE & FILM FESTIVAL (Swiss Culture Program, Seoul, Korea)August 3, 2019

Crew

Screenplay
Flurin Giger
Producer
Flurin Giger , Fabian Villiger, Silvan Giger
Director
Flurin Giger
Director of Photography
Silvan Giger
Art Direction
Flurin Giger, Silvan Giger, Fabian Villiger
Costume Design
Flurin Giger, Silvan Giger, Fabian Villiger
Sound
Ivo Schläpfer
Editor
Flurin Giger
Sound Design
Manu Gerber
Music
Paul Giger

Details

Running Time
18 mins
Shooting Format
Digital
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1.78:1
Sound
Stereo 5.1/ 2.0

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Flurin Giger

flurin@sechstagewerk.ch
www.fluringiger.ch