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The Divine Way

 15 Minutes / Experimental /Colour, 4k, HD 1.85:1 / Stereo, 5.1/ Germany 2018

Written, Produced & Directed by Ilaria Di Carlo

Synopsis 

Loosely based on Dante’s Divine ComedyThe Divine Way takes us along on the protagonist’s epic descent through an endless labyrinth of staircases.  As the woman journeys deeper, the staircases mutate and she is trapped and pulled into their dangerous landscape, conducting us through more than fifty magnificent locations.

with   Ilaria Di Carlo

Director of Photography   Jan Klein

Music Score & Sound Design   Demetrio Castellucci

Director Assistant   Melina Pafundi

Location Manager   Rosa Grunicke

Production Assistant   Rebecca Shein

Production Designer  Ilaria Di Carlo

Camera Assistant  Nuno Martini

Boom Operator  Manolo Marin

Montage   Sofia Angelina Machado

Post-Production Supervisor & VFX Artist   Sascha Töpfer

Foley Artist & Re-Recording Mixer   Ricardo Murga

Colorist   Sally Shamas

thanks to

K2 Film, Hildenbrandt Film, Loft Tonstudios Berlin, SAE Institute Berlin

Germany 2018 ©  Ilaria Di Carlo

www.thedivineway.de

 

AWARDS (Selection)

 

57th ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA *Barbara Aronofsky Latham Award for an Emerging Experimental Video Artist

41st FESTIVAL FILMS DE FEMMES, Creteil, France *Audience Award

27th EUROSHORTS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, Warsaw, Poland *Best Experimental Film

18th TIBURON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Tiburon, Ca, USA*Best Experimental Film

18th FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE, Flensburg, Germany*Best Experimental Film

12th KÜSTENDORF FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL – Drvengrad, Serbia *Jury Special Mention

14th CORTINAMETRAGGIO FILM FESTIVAL, Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy *Best Cinematography

13th IN OUT EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Gdansk, Poland* First Prize

3rd MALATESTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Cesena, Italy *Best Experimental Film

8th FICARQ FESTIVAL DE CINE Y ARQUITECTURA, Madrid, Spain*Best Filmed Architecture

16th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE PONFERRADA, Ponferrada, Spain *Best Audiovisual about Architecture

10th SHORT TO THE POINT FESTIVAL, Bucharest, Romania *Best Experimental Film

8th VIDEOBABEL FESTIVAL – VIDEO ARTE- EXPERIMENTAL AUDIVISUAL, Cusco, Peru *Honorable Mention

3rd. STOCKHOLM EXPERIMENTAL & ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, Stockholm, Sweden *Best Experimental Film

3rd CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL – Pune, Maharashtra, India *Best Concept Award

2nd MOSCOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – Moscow, Russia *Best Experimental Film

2nd OPEN WINDOW FILM FESTIVAL, Kolkata, India *Best Innovative Experimental Film

*LONGLISTED AESTHETICA ART PRIZE 2019

 

FESTIVAL HISTORY (Selection)

 

  1. ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  2. OBERHAUSEN INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMTAGE, Oberhausen, Germany
  3. CLERMONT-FERRAND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  4. TEHRAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Tehran, Iran
  5. INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILMS ON ART, Montreal, Canada
  6. FESTIVAL TOUS COURT OF AIX-EN-PROVENCE, Aix-En-Provence, France
  7. ASOLO ART FILM FESTIVAL, Asolo, Italy
  8. FOTOGRAMMA D’ORO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Messina, Italy
  9. STUTTGARTER FILMWINTER, Stuttgart, Germany
  10. MOLODIST KYIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Kyiv, Ukraine
  11. FESTIVAL DE FILMS DES FEMMES DE CRETEIL, Creteil, France
  12. CANNES FILM FESTIVAL Short Film Corner, Cannes, France
  13. BAMBERGER KURZFILMTAGE, Bamberg, Germany
  14. FILMFEST DRESDEN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Dresden, Germany
  15. INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMWOCHE REGENSBURG, Regensburg, Germany
  16. FESTIVAL OF FILMS ON CONTEMPORARY ART, Naples, Italy
  17. FILMKUNSTFEST MV, Schwerin, Germany
  18. KÜSTENDORF FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL, Drvengrad, Serbia
  19. REGARD – SAUGENAY INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Saugenay, Canada
  20. TIRANA FILM FESTIVAL, Tirana, Albania
  21. ST. LOUIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, ST. Louis, USA
  22. EUROSHORTS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, Warsaw, Poland
  23. FESTIVAL SGUARDI ALTROVE, Milan, Italy
  24. RENCONTRES TRAVERSE VIDÉO, Toulouse, France
  25. SAN FRANCISCO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, San Francisco, USA
  26. SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Trieste, Italy
  27. CELLU L’ART SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Jena, Germany
  28. FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE, Flensburg, Germany
  29. AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Istanbul, Turkey
  30. ALTER-NATIVE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Mures, Romania
  31. INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART OF CASABLANCA, Casablanca, Morocco
  32. SEMANA DEL CORTOMETRAJE COMUNIDAD de MADRID, Madrid, Spain
  33. FIVAC FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE VIDEO ARTE DE CAMAGÜEY, Camagüey, Cuba
  34. HAVANA ART BIENNIAL, Havana, Cuba
  35. TIBURON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Tiburon, CA, USA
  36. NICE EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Nice, France
  37. BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE VIDEO Y CINE CONTEMPORÁNEO VIDEOFEST, Ensenada, Tijuana, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
  1. CORTINAMETRAGGIO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy
  2. ARQUITETURAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Lisbon, Portugal
  3. FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE PONFERRADA, Ponferrada, Spain
  4. VIDEOBABEL FESTIVAL – VIDEO ARTE- EXPERIMENTAL AUDIVISUAL, Cusco, Peru
  5. FICARQ FESTIVAL DE CINE Y ARQUITECTURA, Madrid, Spain
  6. DORTMUND
  7. WINCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL, Winchester, UK
  8. IBRIDA FESTIVAL, Forlì, Italia
  9. LONDON ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL, London, England
  10. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL, Istanbul, Turkey
  11. FILM & ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL 2018, Prague, Czech Republic
  12. SNOWDANCE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Germany
  13. INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL, Nicosia, Cyprus
  14. CLUJSHORTS- INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  15. MALATESTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Cesena, Italy
  16. DOOR KINETIC ARTS FESTIVAL, Door County, WI, USA
  17. BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL, Beirut, Lebanon
  18. OPEN WINDOW FILM FESTIVAL, Kolkata, India
  19. NORTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, London, UK
  20. STOCKHOLM EXPERIMENTAL & ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, Stockholm, Sweden
  21. CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  22. BEYOND HEART FILM FESTIVAL, Kolkata, India
  23. LINZ INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Linz, Austria
  24. OLYMPIA SHORT CUTS FESTIVAL, Olympia, Washington, USA