Odysseus' Gambit

  • Director: Àlex Lora
  • Screenplay: Àlex Lora
  • Production company: Inicia Films
  • Producer: Valérie Delpierre
  • Cinematography: Àlex Lora
  • Edition: Àlex Lora
  • Sound: Carlota Royuela, Àlex Lora
  • Music: Àlex Lora
  • Cast: Saravuth Inn
  • Runtime: 12
  • Format: HD
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: Spanish, French, Catalan, Italian
  • Country: Spain, USA
  • Year: 2011
  • EN: A Cambodian immigrant plays chess in the heart of New York with the hopes of finding a better position on the board of life.
  • ES: Un inmigrante camboyano en el corazón de Nueva York juega a ajedrez buscando una mejor posición en el tablero de la vida.
  • CAT: Un immigrant cambodjà al cor de Nova York juga a escacs buscant una millor posició en el tauler de la vida.
Awards:

Metropolitan Film Festival of New York (USA) / Best Short Documentary

Soria International Film Festival (Spain) / Best Documentary

Festival de Videoart de Girona (Spain) / Metropolis Award

Intermon-Oxfam Actua International Film Festival (Spain) / Special Jury Mention

Festi.Dok 2011 (Spain) / Best Movie

SediciCorto International Film Festival of Forli (Italy) / Best Documentary

Dieciminuti International Film Festival (Italy) / Best Documentary

u.frame International Film Festival of Porto (Portugal) / Best Documentary

Berriozar Ficbe Film Festival (Spain) / Best Documentary

Festival Tous Courts at Aix-en-Provence (France) / RTP2 Onda Curta award

Accolade Film Festival (USA) / Award of Merit

Baumann C.02 - Festival de Creació Audiovisual Jove (Spain) / Nominated second best documentary

5th Grand OFF Awards 2011 (Poland) / Nominated for the Best documentary

Parnu Film Festival (Estonia) / Nominated for the Best documentary

25 Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo (Spain) / Best edition

52nd Krakow Film Festival (Poland) / Best short film

Festivals:


28th Sundance Film Festival (USA)

FICG 27 - Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara (Mexico)

29th BISFF - Busan International Short Film Festival (Korea)

16 Milano Film Festival (Italy)

27th Interfilm Berlin International Film Festival (Germany)

41 Alcine International Film Festival (Spain)


41th Molodist International Film Festival (Ukraine)

18th L'Alternativa, Barcelona Independent Film Festival (Spain)

Shnit International Film Festival (Switzerland)

20th St Louise International Film Festival (USA)

XXVIII Granada International Young Filmmakers Festival (Spain)

Big Apple Film Festival in New York (USA)

5th Atlanticdoc International Documentary Film Festival (Uruguay)

Illinois International Film Festival (USA)

CortoCircuito New York Film Festival (USA)

3rd International Film Festival El Sur (France)

Flyway Film Festival (USA)

Worldfilm Tartu Festival of Visual Culture (Estonia)

8o Tapiales Cine Corto (Argentina)

Grand OFF Warsow (Poland)

Harlem International Film Festival (USA)

Astra International Film Festival (Rumania)

Cabbagetown Short Fim & Video Festival in Toronto (Canada)

Mostra de Documentals Olot.doc (Spain)

Tabor Film Festival (Croatia)

Sedicicorto International Film Festival (Italy)

Urban-TV Film Festival (Spain)

Film North Huntsville International Film Festival (USA)

35th Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt (Germany)

Readymade Film Festival LA (USA)

Readymade Film Festival at San Francisco (USA)

Grand Rapids Film Festival (USA)

Bronx International Film Festival (USA)

Wallabout Film Festival BAM (USA)

Gimli International Film Festival (Canada)

Collecchio Film Festival Parma (Italy)

Parnu International Film Festival (Estonia)

OpenEyes Film Festival (Germany)

16 OUFF Ourense International Film Fest (Spain)

Intermon-Oxfam Actua International Film Festival (Spain)

Visual Majadahonda-Madrid International Film Festival (Spain)

Cinestrat DocuFilm Festival Valencia-Alicante (Spain)

En.Piezas Caja Madrid Film Festival (Spain)

Festival Nacional de Cortometrajes Andoenredando (Spain)

Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market (Japan)