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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

 

FESTIVAL HISTORY

  1. ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – 🏆 Barbara Aronofsky Latham Award for an Emerging Experimental Video Artist 
  2. CORK FILM FESTIVAL, Cork, Ireland
  3. OBERHAUSEN INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMTAGE, Oberhausen, Germany (Emerging Artists)
  4. CLERMONT-FERRAND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Clermont-Ferrand, France (Emerging Artists)
  5. ODENSE INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Odense, Denmark
  6. CANNES FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Corner), Cannes, France
  7. TEHRAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Tehran, Iran
  8. BLACK MARIA FILM FESTIVAL, New Jersey, Usa 🏆 Jury Stellar Award for Experimental
  9. INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILMS ON ART, Montreal, Canada
  10. FESTIVAL TOUS COURT OF AIX-EN-PROVENCE, Aix-En-Provence, France
  11. FESTIVAL DE FILMS DES FEMMES DE CRETEIL, Creteil, France 🏆 Audience Award
  12. ASOLO ART FILM FESTIVAL, Asolo, Italy
  13. FOTOGRAMMA D’ORO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Messina, Italy 🏆Best Scenography
  14. MOLODIST KYIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Kyiv, Ukraine (Emerging Artists)
  15. OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT, Weiterstadt, Germany
  16. BAMBERGER KURZFILMTAGE, Bamberg, Germany
  17. FILMFEST DRESDEN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Dresden, Germany
  18. INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL ÖSNABRUCK, Ösnabruck, Germany
  19. INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMWOCHE REGENSBURG, Regensburg, Germany
  20. FESTIVAL OF FILMS ON CONTEMPORARY ART, Naples, Italy
  21. FILMKUNSTFEST MV, Schwerin, Germany
  22. KÜSTENDORF FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL, Drvengrad, Serbia 🏆Jury Special Mention
  23. REGARD – SAUGENAY INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Saugenay, Canada
  24. TIRANA FILM FESTIVAL, Tirana, Albania
  25. MOSTRA INVIDEO, Milano, Italy
  26. ST. LOUIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, ST. Louis, USA
  27. EUROSHORTS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, Warsaw, Poland 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  28. FESTIVAL SGUARDI ALTROVE, Milan, Italy
  29. RENCONTRES TRAVERSE VIDÉO, Toulouse, France
  30. SAN FRANCISCO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, San Francisco, USA
  31. SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Trieste, Italy
  32. BRUSSELS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Brussels, Belgium
  33. CELLU L’ART SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Jena, Germany
  34. OPENEYES FILMFEST MARBURG, Marburg, Germany 🏆3rd Prize Best Experimental Film 
  35. TIBURON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Tiburon, CA, USA  🏆Best Experimental Film 
  36. INTERNATIONAL VIDEO FESTIVAL VIDEOMEDEJA, Novi Sad, Serbia
  37. ALTER-NATIVE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Mures, Romania
  38. INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART OF CASABLANCA, Casablanca, Morocco
  39. INTERNATIONAL KANSK VIDEO FESTIVAL, Kansk, Russia
  40. AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Istanbul, Turkey
  41. FESTIVAL NAZIONALE DEL VIDEOCORTO DI NETTUNO, Nettuno, Italy 🏆Bronze Prize
  42. ICARO FESTIVAL INT. DE CINE EN CENTROAMERICA, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  43. IZMIR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Izmir, Turkey (Emerging Artists)
  44. SEMANA DEL CORTOMETRAJE COMUNIDAD de MADRID, Madrid, Spain
  45. ZEBRA POETRY FILM FESTIVAL, Berlin, Germany
  46. SORIA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM CERTAMEN, Soria, Spain
  47. FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE, Flensburg, Germany 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  48. DOC BUENOS AIRES/ CINE DE ARTISTAS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  49. FILM FEST KOSOVO GODDESS OF THE THRONE, Prishtine, Kosovo
  50. INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SIGNS OF NIGHT, Bangkok, Thailand
  51. ON ART FILM FESTIVAL, Warsaw, Poland
  52. INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SIGNS OF NIGHT, Paris, France 🏆Jury Special Mention
  53. NICE EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Nice, France
  54. INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL MERIDIAN PACIFIC, Vladivostok, Russia (Emerging Artists)
  55. BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE VIDEO Y CINE CONTEMPORÁNEO VIDEOFEST, Ensenada, Tijuana, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
  56. FUSION FESTIVAL, Lärz, Germany
  57. LA FETE DE L’ART, Chicoutimi, Canada
  58. CORTI VIVI FILM FESTIVAL, Soliera, Italy 🏆Best Film
  59. SKEPTO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Cagliari, Italy
  60. CORTINAMETRAGGIO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy 🏆Best Cinematography
  61. FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE SEGNI DELLA NOTTE, Urbino, Italy
  62. ANOTHER EXPERIMENT BY WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL, New York City, USA
  63. EXPERIMENTS IN CINEMA, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  64. PROYECTOR, VIDEO ART FESTIVAL, Madrid, Spain
  65. FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE PONFERRADA, Ponferrada, Spain 🏆Best Audiovisual about Architecture
  66. IN OUT EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Gdansk, Poland 🏆First Prize
  67. SI FEST OFF, Savignano del Rubicone, Italy
  68. SANTA FE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Santa Fe, NM, USA
  69. MOSTRA STRANGLOSCOPE, Florianopolis, Brazil
  70. CINETORO EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL, Valle, Colombia
  71. LUND ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL, Lund, Sweden
  72. ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM, Rotterdam, Holland
  73. ARQUITETURAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Lisbon, Portugal
  74. LONDON ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL, London, England 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  75. FILM & ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL 2018, Prague, Czech Republic
  76. FICARQ FESTIVAL DE CINE Y ARQUITECTURA, Madrid, Spain 🏆Best Filmed Architecture
  77. CINETEKTON FESTIVAL DE CINEMA Y ARCHITECTURA, Mexico City, Mexico
  78. CINEMA URBANA // ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL, Brasilia, Brazil
  79. ARCHCINE  INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  80. WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  81. ARQUITECTURA EN CORTO, Barcelona, Spain
  82. RIGA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Riga, Latvia
  83. ON ART // WRO ART CENTER, Wroclaw, Polland
  84. FIVA FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE VIDEOARTE, Buenos Aires, Argentina 🏆 Second Prize
  85. FIVAC FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE VIDEO ARTE DE CAMAGÜEY, Camagüey, Cuba
  86. VIDEOBABEL FESTIVAL – VIDEO ARTE- EXPERIMENTAL AUDIVOISUAL, Cusco, Peru 🏆Honorable Mention
  87. INTERMEDIACIONES – FESTIVAL DE VIDEO ARTE Y CINE EXPERIMENTAL, Medellin, Colombia
  88. INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL CANTON, Guangdong, China
  89. BOGOTÁ EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL // CINEAUTOPSIA, Bogotá, Colombia
  90. LINEA D’OMBRA FILM FESTIVAL, Salerno, Italy
  91. MEME PAS PEUR INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL, Reunion Island
  92. FICMARC CARIBBEAN SEA INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Island of Margarita, Venezuela 🏆Best Experimental Short Film 
  93. DORTMUND TRESEN FILM FESTIVAL, Dortmund, Germany
  94. INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF CYPRUS, Limassol, Cyprus
  95. TAGE DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS, Cinemateque of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  96. CORTO DORICO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Ancona, Italy
  97. SHORT TO THE POINT FESTIVAL, Romania 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  98. WINCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL, Winchester, UK
  99. IBRIDA FESTIVAL of MULTIMEDIA ARTS, Forlì, Italia
  100. VISIONÄR FILM FESTIVAL, Berlin, Germany
  101. CAIRO VIDEO FESTIVAL, Cairo, Egypt
  102. PHILOSOFICAL FILM FESTIVAL, Skopje, Macedonia (Emerging Artists)
  103. ENCUENTRO PARA CINEFAGOS// FESTIVAL DE CINE ARTE EN LA FRONTERA, San Cristobal, Venezuela 🏆Best Video Art
  104. TIME is LOVE VIDEO ART FESTIVAL, Madrid, Spain
  105. VIDEO ART MIDEN, Athens, Greece
  106. CARDIFF MINI FILM FESTIVAL, Cardiff, England
  107. SNOWDANCE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Germany
  108. INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL, Nicosia, Cyprus
  109. CODEC INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL FILM & VIDEO ART, Mexico City, Mexico
  110. PIAZZE DI CINEMA, Cesena, Italy
  111. MINIKINO FILM FESTIVAL, Bali, Indonesia
  112. LISALUNA KURZFILM FESTIVAL, Duisburg, Germany
  113. MALTER VANDOR FILM FESTIVAL, Debrecen, Hungary
  114. CLUJSHORTS- INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  115. ALTAN KHALIS INETRENATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  116. SHORTS FRINGE – AZORES FRINGE FESTIVAL, Azores, Portugal
  117. INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL CANTON, Guangdong, China
  118. CERVIGNANO FILM FESTIVAL, Cervignano, Italy 🏆Best Montage
  119. FESTIVAL DE FINOS FILMES, Sao Paolo, Brazil
  120. CIVITANOVA FILM FESTIVAL, Civitanova, Italy
  121. MALATESTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Cesena, Italy 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  122. BOSTON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  123. VISIONÄR FILM FESTIVAL, Berlin, Germany
  124. MOVE CINE ARTE, Sao Paolo, Brazil 🏆 Best Dialogue between Video & Art
  125. DOOR KINETIC ARTS FESTIVAL, Door County, WI, USA
  126. THE QUARANTINE FILM FESTIVAL, Varna, Bulgaria
  127. STOCKHOLM EXPERIMENTAL & ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, Stockholm, Sweden 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  128. THE UNSEEN FESTIVAL, Denver, Co, USA
  129. PROCESSO DE ERROR, Valparaiso, Chile
  130. BLUE DANUBE FILM FESTIVAL, Vienna, Austria/ Budapest Hungary
  131. LA FêTE DE L’ART, Chicoutimi, Canada
  132. GODDESS ON THE THONE FILM FESTIVAL, Pristina, Kossovo
  133. LOOPS EXPANDEND, International Network of Video Art
  134. ONDAVIDEO, Pisa, Italy
  135. CINE ESQUEMA NOVO, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  136. WWVF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  137. LOOPS. LISBOA, Lisbon, Portugal
  138. OLBIA FILM NETWORK, Olbia, Italy
  139. OTHERMOVIE LUGANO FILM FESTIVAL, Lugano, Switzerland
  140. CORTI IN FESTIVAL, Altamura, Italy
  141. CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL, Pune, Maharashtra, India 🏆Best Concept Award
  142. BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL, Beirut, Lebanon
  143. OPEN WINDOW FILM FESTIVAL, Kolkata, India 🏆Best Innovative Experimental Film
  144. GREAT MESSAGE TO MAN FILM FESTIVAL, Kolkata, India
  145. CINEMAZERO FILM FESTIVAL, Trento, Italy
  146. FIRENZE FILM FESTIVAL, Firenze, Italy
  147. BROKEN SCREEN FILM FESTIVAL, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  148. AFSAD INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Ankara, Turkey
  149. MOSCOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Moscow, Russia 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  150. LE PRINCE INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Caracas, Venezuela
  151. LITTLE ISLAND MOVING IMAGES FESTIVAL, Amorgos, Greece
  152. SHORT FILM FEST SAN GIOVANNI, Pesaro, Italy 🏆Best Fiction Film
  153. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL, Istanbul, Turkey
  154. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL, Istanbul, Turkey (Emerging Artists)
  155. BEYOND HEART FILM FESTIVAL, Kolkata, India
  156. LINZ INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Linz, Austria
  157. NORTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, London, UK
  158. OLYMPIA SHORT CUTS FESTIVAL, Olympia, Washington, USA
  159. BUENOS AIRES FILM FESTIVAL, Buenos Aires, Argentina 🏆Best Experimental Film 
  160. ATHENS MARATHON FILM FESTIVAL, Athens, Greece