STIFF


Gabrielle Pfeiffer-Fasbender - 27'34"

 (Germany)



Synopsis

When a young factory worker is killed in an accident, six men must bring his body home and get lost while taking a shortcut through a dark forest.A terrifying encounter turns to welcome relief that gives the men the courage to complete their tragic journey. A screen adaptation of Ryszard Kapuscinski’s mythic tale of youths confronting death.



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Gabrielle Pfeiffer-Fasbender


Gabrielle Pfeiffer-Fasbender is an award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter from New York who has worked on over 50 fiction and documentary projects for film and television. She has worked as a screenwriter and script supervisor on eight fiction feature films, and earned some 35 director, writer, and producer credits for her work on Arte, BBC, Channel Four (UK), Discovery, National Geographic, PBS and ZDF documentaries. Her films have been broadcast all over the world and shown at numerous international film festivals. 
She is a Swiss-American dual national and lives in Berlin.

FILMOGRAPHY 
2016 STIFF (27.40 mins, Drama, Director) 
2015 A POET ON THE FRONTLINE: THE REPORTAGE OF RYSZARD KAPUSCINSKI (60 mins., Documentary, Director, BBC) 
2014 LE ROAD TRIP (45mins., Documentary, Director) 
2008 FREIHEIT FÜR DIE FRAUEN – MOHAMMED UND SALMA VON MAROKKO (52mins., Documentary, Director, ZDF) 
2004 FACING THE DEATH (52mins., Documentary, Director, Arte, Winner, Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film Festival) 
2002 SECRETS OF THE SEQUENCE (52.00 mins, PBS documentary) 
1999 TREASURE SEEKERS (52mins., Documentary, Director, National Geographic) 
1998 ONE WORLD: FINLAND (52mins., Documentary, Director, PBS) 
1998 NATIONAL DANCE INSTITUTE (20mins., Video, Director, NGO) 
1997 FRANKENSTEIN:PENETRATING THE SECRETS OF THE NATURE (11 min., Museum Installation Video) 
1990 FRIENDS OF THE LAMBS (17mins., Video, Director, NGO) 
1990 YO, QUIXOTE (11mins., Director, Student Film - New York University, Winner, Suffolk County Film and Video Festival) 


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