Synopsis

Produced during Aristoteles Workshop in 2007, the documentary by Cătălin Mușat, The Flying Shepherd, won a Best Mention Award at Locarno International Film Festival.

The Flying Shepard - Aristoteles Workshop - CINEPUB

Director: Cătălin Mușat
Producer: Roxana Comes
Cinematography: Marius Iacob
Editing: Vlad Voinescu, Iulia Murgu
Year: 2007
Category: documentary
Durations: 28 minutes
Subtitles: English

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Synopsis

Two worlds colide in the middle of a field where a flock of sheep graze both on their natural habitat and the nearby airstrip. Noisy delta-planes often cruise among the sheep or circle above the clueless shepherds.

Festivals

  • Documentamadrid International Documentary Film Festival (Official Competition) – Spain, 2009
  • San Francisco International Documentary Film Festival (Official Competition) – USA, 2009
  • Sebastopol International Documentary Film Festival (Official Competition) – USA, 2009
  • True / False International Documentary Film Festival (Official Competition) – USA, 2009

Awards

  • Best Film, Aristoteles Workshop – Romania, 2007
  • Special Mention, Locarno International Film Festival (Leopards of Tomorrow Competition) – Switzerland, 2008
  • Best Short Documentary, Dokma International Documentary Film Festival – Slovenia, 2008
  • Special Mention, Dakino International Film Festival – Romania, 2008
  • Best Documentary, Independent Producers Indie Film Festival – Romania, 2009
  • Nomination for Best Breakthrough Director, Gopo Awards – Romania, 2009
  • Special Mention, FullFrame International Documentary Film Festival – USA, 2009
  • Best Short, Cronograf International Documentary Film Festival – Republic of Moldova, 2010