Press Release 9th
of November 2011
a few weeks after the German Premiere at the Hof Int. Film Festival, the Latinamerican premiere of "Room 67" will take place on november
16 and 18 as official selection of the Int. Shorts Competition of the
Oaxaca Independent Film and Video Festival in Mexico.
Director Matthias Maasz (Photo by Hendrik Ertel)
has also been invited to participate in a public panel discussion
regarding "Independent Filmproduction".
The mexican newspaper "Noticias" organizes
an online audience award and displays the trailer of the competing films
with the attached possibility to vote for each film. If you want to
support "Room 67" you can go to their
website, click on "votación", then "cortometraje"
and scroll down to "Habitación 67" the spanish title of
Room 67 (Habitación 67) - page on Oaxaca Film Festival Website
Another festival invitation comes from Sardinia,
where "Room 67" will have a special screening out of competition during
the Babel Film Festival at the premises of the Humane Society - Film
Archive in Cagliari on November 29, 2011.
FESTIVAL is the first film competition whose aim is to appreciate and
promote the cinema relating the linguistic minorities, giving voice to
their history, culture, and language. Some 50 million EU citizens, 10%
of the EU population, speak a regional or minority language.
language in this regard is considered a minority language as well - that
is why "Room 67" would qualify for the festival.
Babel Film Festival Website