PROGRAMMES

Germany

  • The Chicken

    Selma gets a live chicken for her birthday. When she realises the chicken is going to be killed for a meal, she decides to let it free, unaware of the high stakes such action will lead to.

    Una Gunjak

    Fiction | Germany | 2014 | 0:15:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: One Title Section Grand Prix & Sapporo Peace Award & Best Children Actress, Iman Alibalić

    France ­ Cannes Film Festival Critics Week 2014
    United States ­ Palm Springs Film Festival 2014 (J​ury Award: 1st Place Live Action Short​)
    United Stated ­ Holly Shorts 2014 (​Best Director​)

  • Seven Times a Day We Bemoan Our Lot and at Night We Get Up to Avoid Dreaming

    A cinematic devotional book. Based on interviews with an unemployable sufferer, who lost his memory in 1989 and woke up into several nightmares in the East German countryside.

    Susann Maria Hempel

    Experimental | Germany | 2014 | 0:17:30

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Best Contemporary, Experimental Short

    Festival Du Court Métrage à Clermont Ferrand: Grand Prix Labo
    German Short Film Award 2014 (Experimental)
    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany: Prize for the best contribution to the german competition

  • The Way You Die

    Sebastian is on the train to escort an important painting to Prague. But after finding one of the guards murdered in the toilet, he is already in the middle of a bizarre 1960s spy story.

    Manuel Vogel

    Fiction | Germany | 2014 | 0:25:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    09.04.2015 * 14th TIBURON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA) *BEST STUDENT FILM*
    10.04.2015 * 48th WORLDFEST HOUSTON - HOUSTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA) *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    30.04.2015 * 5th DADA SAHEB PHALKE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Official Selection, India) *SPECIAL FESTIVAL MENTION*

  • The Events at Mr. Yamamoto’s Alpine Residence

    A young women struggles with boredom while an evil organization is struggling with efficiency.

    Tilman Singer

    Fiction | Germany | 2014 | 0:09:32

    Prize & Screenings:

    61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2015 (Germany)
    4th Olhar de Cinema Curitiba International Film Festival 2015 (Brazil)
    25th Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival 2015 (Brazil)

  • The Present

    Jake spends most of his time playing videogames indoors until his mum decides to give him a present.

    Jacob Frey

    Animation | Germany | 2014 | 0:04:20

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Best Student Director & Children Short Award Silver

    Newport Beach film festival, Newport / USA (23.-30.04.2015) – Outstanding achievement in filmmaking – short film
    California International Shorts Festival, USA (21.03.2015) – Best Animated Short
    Anima Mundi, Rio de Janeiro / Brazil (10.-15.07.2015) – Best short film for children