Sonntag, 27. September 14:00h until 16:00h at Kino 2
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Young, colorful and loud – words that have inscribed themselves into this shortlist like fluorescent in a neon tube. These films attract attention due to their strong images, humor and brave statements. You’re up for some real shit? This is for you.

Pumpers Paradise

Germany, 2019 | Animated Film | 3 Min. | Without Dialogue | Available Online
Pumpers Paradise

Nothing comes from nothing. A salad makes your biceps shrink, says grandma. Because grandma is permanently working out – anytime and anyplace. The world is not all peaches and cream, the world is a sweatshop.

Director
Eddy Hohf
Producer
Aleksandra Todorovic

Nothing comes from nothing. A salad makes your biceps shrink, says grandma. Because grandma is permanently working out – anytime and anyplace. The world is not all peaches and cream, the world is a sweatshop.

Animation: Eddy Hohf, Patrik Knittel, Lukas Von Berg, Damaris Zielke
Lighting: Daniel Schmücker
Music: Jus Deelax
Sound designer: Laura Beuthner

22 Karat Liebe / 22 Carat of Love

Germany, 2019 | Fiction Film | 9 Min. | German (English Subtitles) | Available Online
22 Karat Liebe

When your own daughter is getting married, everything’s got to be perfect. But the diamond ring that is supposed to go onto the bride’s finger is now stuck on the mother’s hand. The dream wedding turns into a bloody nightmare.

Q&A with Manuel Rees (Director)
Directors
Lea Najjar
Manuel Rees
Producers
Leonardo Signoretti
Titus Bewerunge
Screenplay
Janosch Kosack

When your own daughter is getting married, everything’s got to be perfect. But the diamond ring that is supposed to go onto the bride’s finger is now stuck on the mother’s hand. The dream wedding turns into a bloody nightmare.

Q&A with Manuel Rees (Director)
Cast: Petya Alabozova, Hede Beck, Mathias Junge, Sunnyi Melles
Cinematographer: Manuel Meinhardt
Costume: Max Osvald Denizou
Decors: Anton Bewerunge, Luise Bewerunge
Editing: Felix Karte
Graphic creation: Christian Moussa, Marco Wagner
Lighting: Stefan Binder, Viktoria Blocher, Marius Kast, Julian Pfaff
Manager: Marvin Sprengel
Music: Hannes Bieber
Other: Co-Producer ARTE, SWR, La Fémis, Johannes Bischof, Marieke Czogalla, Simon Kluth, Esra Laske, Jonathan Linnenberg, Tibor Pilz, Theresa Worm
Sound designer: Fabian Klein
Film school: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
Line producer: Yannick Paul Petzold
Casting director: Juliane Voigtländer
First ad: Alisa Grabowski
Assistant camera: Philip Henze, Lukas Pfalzer

Calvario / Calvary

Spain, 2019 | Fiction Film | 13 Min. | Spanish (English Subtitles) | Available Online
Calvario

Hair loss is taking a toll on Pablo. Is his bald head responsible for his failed relationship? While searching for new confidence, he experiences a humorous odyssey.

Q&A with Lluis Margarit (Director)
Director
Lluis Margarit
Producers
Mas Jordi
Roda Sira
Screenplay
Laura Mira
Lluís Margarit
Mateu Sagarra

Hair loss is taking a toll on Pablo. Is his bald head responsible for his failed relationship? While searching for new confidence, he experiences a humorous odyssey.

Q&A with Lluis Margarit (Director)
Cinematographer: Puig Laia
Editing: Sanchez Guille
Sound designer: Rodriguez Eloy
Art director: Berta Llargués

Princesa por Apocalipsis / Princess by Apocalypse

Spain, 2019 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | Spanish (English Subtitles) | Offline Only
Princesa por Apocalipsis

A fairytale gone wrong: two girls won’t let anything stop them from becoming the princesses they have always wanted to be, even if that includes murdering Goofy. Bizarre, bold, colorful carnage.

Director
Raquel Maestre

A fairytale gone wrong: two girls won’t let anything stop them from becoming the princesses they have always wanted to be, even if that includes murdering Goofy. Bizarre, bold, colorful carnage.

Animation: Marc Carbonell, Adrian Espartal, Raquel Juan Maestre
Music: Carlos Mansa
Other: Veronica Cortes, Ester Martinez, Esther Moreno
Participation: Patricia Lara
Art director: Raquel Juan Maestre

Lolo

Germany, 2019 | Fiction Film | 13 Min. | English | Available Online
Lolo

Beetroot and lots of glitter! Lolo is pretty confident about who he is at eleven years old. Until a confrontation with his boyfriend Max leads to him to question himself. Luckily he still has his best friends Elena and Toby with whom he can openly discuss sex, love and identity.

Q&A with Paulo Menezes (Co-Director + Writer)
Directors
Paulo Oliveira
Paulo Menezes
Producers
Goddinho Leandro
Kaatsch Markus
Menezes Paulo

Beetroot and lots of glitter! Lolo is pretty confident about who he is at eleven years old. Until a confrontation with his boyfriend Max leads to him to question himself. Luckily he still has his best friends Elena and Toby with whom he can openly discuss sex, love and identity.

Q&A with Paulo Menezes (Co-Director + Writer)
Author: Leandro Goddinho, Paulo Menenes
Cinematographer: Lenny Flohr

WEISSABGLEICH / WHITE BALANCE

Germany, 2019 | Documentary Film | 17 Min. | German (English Subtitles) | Available Online
WEISSABGLEICH

It is harsh reality that race plays a big role in our society. Being white is a privilege. But how does this affect the people? In his film, director Julian Carly turns to seek the absurd and painful depths of the whiteness craze.

Q&A with Julian Mahid Carly (Director)
Director
Julian Mahid Carly

It is harsh reality that race plays a big role in our society. Being white is a privilege. But how does this affect the people? In his film, director Julian Carly turns to seek the absurd and painful depths of the whiteness craze.

Q&A with Julian Mahid Carly (Director)
Camera: Markus Ott
Editing: Maxie Borchert
Music: Dominik Matzka
Sound designer: Jonas Kröhnert

Masel Tov Cocktail

Germany, 2020 | Fiction Film | 30 Min. | German, Russian (English Subtitles) | Available Online
Masel Tov Cocktail

1 Jew, 12 Germans, 5cl culture of remembrance, 3cl stereotypes, 2 tsp patriotism, 1 tsp Israel, 1 falafel, 5 stumbling stones, 1 dash of antisemitism. Put the ingredients into a film, boil, and shake it. Light on fire before eating and enjoy inside the cinema. 100% kosher.

Q&A with Arkadij Khaet & Mickey Paatzsch (Directors)
Directors
Arkadij Khaet
Mickey Paatzsch
Producers
Christine Duttlinger
Ludwig Meck
Lotta Schmelzer
Screenplay
Arkadij Khaet
Merle Teresa Kirchhoff

1 Jew, 12 Germans, 5cl culture of remembrance, 3cl stereotypes, 2 tsp patriotism, 1 tsp Israel, 1 falafel, 5 stumbling stones, 1 dash of antisemitism. Put the ingredients into a film, boil, and shake it. Light on fire before eating and enjoy inside the cinema. 100% kosher.

Q&A with Arkadij Khaet & Mickey Paatzsch (Directors)
Cast: Alexander Wertmann
Cinematographer: Nikolaus Schreiber
Costume: Mara Laibacher
Editing: Tobias Wieduwilt
Music: Andreas Skandy
Sound designer: Robin Harff
Sound mixer: Johann Meis
Film school: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
First ad: Johannes Böttge

Offline Tickets

*ermäßigt/discounted: students, pupil, retirees, statuory service receivers are eligible to receive a discounted ticket if proof is shown upon arrival