THE GAME by Roman Hodel

With the referee Fedayi San we experience the highs and lows of a football game, what it means to earn respect on the field and direct the energy of an entire stadium.

Documentary, 2020, 17 minutes

Writer & Director: Roman Hodel
Producer: Franziska Sonder

DOP: Lukas Gut
DOP 2nd Unit: Ramón Königshausen
Sound Recordist: Oscar van Hoogevest
Sound Recordist 2nd Unit: Salome Wüllner
Editor: Rolf Hellat, Roman Hodel

In coprodution with: Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Urs Augstburger
Supported by: Albert Koechlin Stiftung, Federal Office of Culture, Zurich Film Fund,
Innerschweizer Filmfachgruppe, FUKA-Fonds Stadt Luzern

World Sales: Ouat Media, www.ouatmedia.com, info@ouatmedia.com
Festival Distribution: Square Eyes, www.squareeyesfilm.com, info@squareeyesfilm.com

AWARDS
28th Hamptons International Film Festival (USA) 2020 *Best Documentary Short Film Award
Zurich Film Award (Switzerland) 2020 * Best Short Film
24th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (Switzerland) 2020 * Special Mention
38th Sulmona International Filmfestival (Italy) 2020 * Best Documentary
38th Sulmona International Filmfestival (Italy) 2020 * Best Editing
42th Cairo International Film Festival (Egypt) 2020 * Special Jury Award

FESTIVALS
World Premiere: 77th Venice International Film Festival (Italy) 2020 *Orizzonti Corti
45th TIFF, Toronto International Film Festival (Canada) 2020 *Short Cuts
28th Hamptons International Film Festival (USA) 2020 *Documentary Shorts Competition
24th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (Switzerland) *International Competition
33st IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival (Netherlands) 2020 *Best of Fest
38th Sulmona International Film Festival (Italy) 2020 * Short Film Competition
42th Cairo International Film Festival (Egypt) 2020 * Cinema of Tomorrow
VISFF Vilnius International Short Film Festival 2021 (Lithuania) * International Competition