Boulevard's End

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Boulevard's End (2014)

Country: Germany, USA

Duration: 15 min.

Genre: Short, Documentary

Director: Nora Fingscheidt

Screenplay: Nora Fingscheidt

Producer: Sarah Schmidt

Nomination: Competition, A short story

Age limitations: 12+

Plot

At the end of Washington Boulevard, where Los Angeles’ streets merge into the ocean, the Venice Pier begins. The rough concrete pier braves Pacific storms and provides stillness and stablity to its visitors. Here, we meet two immigrants who take us on their journey through history. 

Rewards and nominations

  • 2nd INTERNATIONAL CHANGING PERSPECTIVES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)
  • 2th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL  - IN THE PALACE (Official Selection, Bulgaria)
  • 28th PÄRNU INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AND ANTHROPOLOGY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Estonia)
  • MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Australia)
  • 4th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Competition, Germany)
  • 48th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)
  • NOMINIERUNG FÖRDERPREIS SCHNITT /ADVANCEMENT AWARD EDITING (Cologne, Germany)
  • 1st VIDEO/FILM TAGE KOBLENZ (Competition, Germany)
  • 31st KASSELER DOKUMENTARFILM- UND VIDEOFEST (Competition, Germany) 
  • 9th THE HAGUE – STREAMING FESTIVAL FOR AUDIO AND VISUAL ART (Official Selection, Netherlands)
  • 3rd BODDINALE 2015 (Competition, Berlin, Germany)
  • 5th FILUMS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pakistan)
  • 2nd CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Country Focus Germany, India)
  • 11th INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF GENEVA COURTOUJOURS (Official Selection, Switzerland)
  • 11th AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Turkey)
  • 16th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)
  • 21st INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM WEEK REGENSBURG (German Competition, Germany) -  "BMW-SHORTFILM AWARD"
  • NEW DIRECTORS / NEW FILMS 2015(Shorts Program, New York, USA)
  • UNDEPENDENCE FILM FESTIVAL EDINBURGH (Official Selection, Scotland)
  • CLUJ SHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania) - "THE JURY AWARD"
  • 7th LJUBJANA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Solvenia)
  • 48th WORLDFEST HOUSTON - HOUSTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)
  • 44th SEHSÜCHTE – INTERNATIONALES STUDENTENFILMFESTIVAL (Program, Potsdam, Germany)
  • 28th EUROPEAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Germany)
  • 13th TABOR FILM FESTIVAL – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Croatia)
  • STUDENT’S FILM FORUM FREIBURG (Competition, Germany)
  • 43rd FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)