#YA

A Film by Ygor Gama
and Florencia Rovlich

Synopsis

First it’s paint bombs, followed hard by riots.
Tweets proclaim what is to be done.
Resistance is everywhere. Something has to give.
Two young activists meet amid turbulent events.
They dance. the city belongs to them.

Director

  • Picture of Ygor Gama © Ygor Gama

    Ygor Gama

    Born in Recife, Brazil in 1988, he was passionate from an early age about cities, politics and cinema. He shot his first videos and mobile phone films about everyday life and changing living environments in the cities. His film projects chart the influence of civil disobedience on urban development and have been screened at international festivals. He currently lives in Berlin and creates a new film.

  • Picture of Florencia Rovlich © Florencia Rovlich

    Florencia Rovlich

    Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she took a BA in Audiovisual Design at the University of Buenos Aires. She co-directed the short film #YA which held its world premiere at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. She works as a film-maker in the production company Migracine (Argentina) and is currently developing two feature films.

Awards + Festivals

  • 65th BERLINALE – BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Generation 14plus section, Germany)February 11, 2015
  • 5th LAKINO – LATIN AMERICAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Official Selection, Germany)April 25, 2015
  • 18th GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection of Short Film Fiction, Mexico)July 17, 2015
  • PARKFLIMMERN 2015 (Screening, Parkclub Fürstenwalde, Germany)August 15, 2015
  • 39th OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Competition, Germany)August 16, 2015
  • 3rd DUHOK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Program, Iraq)September 9, 2015
  • 11th KURZFILMFESTIVAL „FILMSALAT“ (Competition, Bremen, Germany)September 11, 2015
  • 5th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Night Program, Germany)September 12, 2015
  • SEOUL INTERNATIONAL EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE&FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, South Korea)September 17, 2015
  • 8th CINESEPTIEMBRE MUESTRA INTERNACIONAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE (Official Selection, Mexico)September 17, 2015
  • 20th RIGA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2ANNAS 2015 (Int’l Short Film Competition, Latvia)September 22, 2015
  • 11th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE LA PLATA (Official Selection, Buenos Aires, Argentina) October 2, 2015
  • 22nd FESTIVAL DE VALDIVIA (Short Film Competition Latinoamericano, Chile)October 10, 2015
  • 14th LAUSANNE UNDERGROUND FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL (Int'l Short Film Competition, Category Fiction, Switzerland)October 14, 2015
  • 24th MADRID FILM FESTIVAL - PNR (FCM-PNR) (Nuevos Realizadores Internacionales Section, Spain)October 16, 2015
  • 9th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rif, Iceland)October 21, 2016
  • 14th REGGIO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)October 21, 2015
  • MMC MOVIES FÖRDERPREIS SCHNITT 2015 (Pre-Nomination, Cologne, Germany)October 23, 2015
  • 45th MOLODIST – KYIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Short Film Competition Category, Ukraine)October 27, 2015
  • 25th INVIDEO - INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF VIDEO ART & CINEMA BEYOND (Official Selection, Milan, Italy) October 28, 2015
  • 37th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CINEMA UND WOMEN (Official Selection, Florence, Italy)November 10, 2015
  • 9th NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (NDUIFF) (Official Selection, Lebanon) November 15, 2015
  • 16th IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Off-Competition, Turkey)November 17, 2015
  • YOUKI – INTERNATIONAL YOUTH MEDIA FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Wels, Austria)November 20, 2015
  • 13th FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF 2015 (Official Selection, Germany)November 25, 2015
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    33rd FESTIVAL TOUS COURTS – AIX-EN-PROVENCE INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (International Short Film competition & International Experimental Short Film Compétition, France)November 30, 2015
  • 4th FAMILY FILM PROJECT (Official Selection, Portugal)December 8, 2015
  • 7th ARES FILM & MEDIA FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Italy)December 18, 2015
  • *SÜBKÜLTÜR FILM AWARD GÜLDEN GLÖBE*
    17th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST “KONTRAST” ( Special Program: "Die langen Kurzen" im Forum Phönix, Germany)February 23, 2016
  • *BEST OF FESTIVAL EXPERIMENTAL SHORT*
    5th RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, VA, USA)March 3, 2016
  • 8th GO SHORT – INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NIJMEGEN (European Competition, The Netherlands)April 6, 2016
  • *GOLDENER REITER FILMTON* *SPECIAL MENTION*
    28th FILMFEST DRESDEN (International Competition, Germany)April 12, 2016
  • *JURY MENTION*
    KINODOT MINIMALIST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Observer Documentary Competition, St.Petersburg, Russia)April 15, 2016
  • 17th KURZFILMFESTIVAL CELLU L’ART JENA (Int’l Competition, Germany)April 19, 2016
  • 33rd BUSAN INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (International Competition, South Korea)April 22, 2016
  • 26th MEDIAWAVE – ANOTHER CONNECTION INT’L FILM FESTIVAL AND MUSIC GATHERING (Int’l Competition, Hungary)April 27, 2016
  • 8th FILM FEST PETALUMA (Official Selection, CA, USA)May 7, 2016
  • 11th MONACO CHARITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Yacht Club of Monaco Theater, Monaco)May 7, 2016
  • *JURY HONORABLE MENTION*
    SHORT WAVES FESTIVAL 2016 - URBAN VIEW COMPETITION (Official Selection, Poznań, Poland)May 19, 2016
  • 13th VIS VIENNA INDEPENDENT SHORTS (Opening Ceremony, Austria) May 25, 2016
  • 18th BACKUP KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Special Program Latin America, Weimar, Germany)May 27, 2016
  • 18th SEOUL INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (non-competition 'New Currents', Korea)June 2, 2016
  • 12th FEST – NEW DIRECTORS|NEW FILMS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Espinho, Portugal)June 20, 2016
  • *BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM*
    SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy) June 27, 2016
  • LAMPA CONVERSATION FESTIVAL 2016 (Best of 2ANNAS program, Latvia)July 1, 2016
  • INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF PATMOS (Short Film Program, Patmos, Greece)July 21, 2016
  • *BEST DIRECTION*
    22nd SAN GIÒ VERONA VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)July 23, 2016
  • EVENT MAKSLAS PIKNIKS (Screening, Rezekne, Latvia)July 27, 2016
  • ROJAL FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Latvia)July 28, 2016
  • INT’L MUSIC FESTIVAL LABADABA (Screening, Latvia)August 5, 2016
  • 4th LA GUARIMBA FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Fiction Category, Italy)August 7, 2016
  • 31st ALPINALE – KURZFILMFESTIVAL OPEN AIR (Official Selection, Nenzing, Vorarlberg, Austria)August 9, 2016
  • 34th CARROUSEL INT'L DU FILM DE RIMOUSKI (Official Selection, Canada)September 21, 2016
  • 24th RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 21, 2016
  • 60th BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK) October 5, 2016
  • 45th FESTIVAL DU NUOVEAU CINÉMA (Special Screening, Montréal, Québec, Canada)October 5, 2016
  • 19th INT’L FILM FESTIVAL ETNOFILM CADCA 2016 (Main Competition, Slovakia)October 18, 2016
  • 13th SYRACUSE INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA)October 19, 2016
  • 42nd FILMETS BADALONA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)October 21, 2016
  • 14th FILM FRONT FESTIVAL (International Selection, Novi Sad, Serbia)October 26, 2016
  • 9th JANELA INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA DO RECIFE (Int’l Short Film Competition, Brazil) October 28, 2016
  • 2nd PORI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Finland) November 23, 2016
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    3rd LONGUE VUE SUR LE COURT FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montréal, Canada)November 24, 2016
  • 22nd LEUVEN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Labo Section, Belgium)December 3, 2016
  • 29th FILMFEST DRESDEN (Special Screening: “Anti! Anti!”, Germany)March 17, 2017
  • 2nd LESS 15 MIN MINIMOVIE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, MovieScreenPro, Online)May 26, 2017
  • PUBLIC SCREENINGS ACROSS HAMBURG DURING G20 MEETING (Hamburg, Germany)July 7, 2017
  • 16th CONCORTO FILM FESTIVAL (Out of Competition Section, Pontenure, Italy)August 19, 2017
  • FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE NANCY (Carte Blanche Programm, France)August 25, 2017
  • ARCHITEKTURFILMREIHE CASABLANCA NÜRNBERG (Official Selection, Nuremberg, Germany)November 13, 2017
  • 10th GO SHORT - INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NIJMEGEN (Special Outdoor Screening, “Kunstnacht”, Nijmegen, Netherlands)April 11, 2018
  • LISTED IN THE CATALOGUE „GERMAN SHORT FILMS 2016“ (AG KURZFILM – GERMAN SHORT FILM ASSOCIATION)

Crew

Producer
Sofa Quiros & Francisca Saez Agurto
Director
Ygor Gama & Florencia Rovlich
Screenplay
Ygor Gama, Florencia Rovlich, Francisca Saez Agurto
Director of Photography
Francisca Saez Agurto
Editor
Ygor Gama
Sound-Design
Lautaro Aichenbaum
Music
Fran Villalba

Details

Running Time
15:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Dolby 5.1
Website

Contact

INTERNATIONAL SALES

Marvin & Wayne Short Film Distribution
Pelai 9, 2-2B
08001 Barcelona, Spain

+34 934863313
http://marvinwayne.com/

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62804859

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Migracine
Buenos Aires, Argentina

+54 (0) 911 - 38250897

contacto@migracine.com