Criminal Intent

2012 Festival

Thur, May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Presented by Free FM, these films include riveting dramas, a thriller about a reporter’s investigation of a serial killer, and comedies about the criminal escapades of idiots. Writer/Director Udo Prinsen (Audition) from the Netherlands will participate in a 15-minute Q&A following the films.

Films in this package

Three eager bank robbers go over the big plan before robbing a bank.  It’s complicated.

An investigative reporter interviews a possible serial killer and learns that the latest victim may or may not be someone very close to the interviewer.  Won the Jury Award for Best Short Film at the 2011 Celluloid Screams Film Festival among many others.

Brendan Gleeson stars in this comedy about two bumbling policemen on a call in rural Ireland who come upon a crime scene involving a dead body, a suicide note and a pig.  Screened with the kind permission of Network Ireland Television and El Zorrero Films.  Won Best Short at 2011 Capital Irish Film Festival among…

A mobster has a problem involving his unruly son that only the special skills of The Raven, a legendary hitman, can solve.  Won Best Actor for Lutz Reichert as The Raven at the 2880 Grand Prix du Film Leverkusen, a 48-hour filmmaking contest.

A young man sitting alone in a cafe is approached by a stranger who offers to pay him a lot of money for what seems like a simple task.  Screened with the kind permission of Network Ireland Television and Dakus Films.

A young woman learns to attune her breathing to the movements of her bow so she can satisfy a deeper need than winning archery competitions. Won Golden Spike for Best International Short at the 2011 AFI Fest.

The streets of Sainte-Cécile are Lou’s refuge.  The birds are her inspiration and she longs to be one of them, to fly away from home.

A young Auschwitz prisoner auditions for the camp’s orchestra.  He stands in front of a firing squad which will shoot if he’s not good enough.  Won the Best International Film Award at the 2011 Black Rock Animation Film Festival. There’ll be a Q&A with Udo Prinsen following the screening.