Wildfires

23. July 15:00h until 17:00h at Kino Filmmuseum

Whosoever ventures into „Wildfires“, engages not only in a rendezvous with death, they will discover great masters of diverse arts and various forms of physicality. A new experience for eyes and ears – be confronted anew with choral singing, grotesque images and deeper questions of morality.

One Left

Austria | 2020 | Animated Film | 6 Min. | English
One Left

Tik tok – the life of people waiting in the waiting room at the doctor’s is slowly coming to an end. While some may get to experience a few more months, the unlucky ones have but a few seconds left. Is there a chance for the magician in the white coat to extend the lives of their patients?

Tik tok – the life of people waiting in the waiting room at the doctor’s is slowly coming to an end. While some may get to experience a few more months, the unlucky ones have but a few seconds left. Is there a chance for the magician in the white coat to extend the lives of their patients?

Director:
Sebastian Doringer
Producer:
Sebastian Doringer
Screenplay:
Sebastian Doringer
Editing:
Sebastian Doringer

Kuoriutua, kukoistaa, kuolla / To Feather, to Wither

Hungary | 2020 | Documentary Short | 20 Min. | Hungarian (English Subtitles)
Kuoriutua, kukoistaa, kuolla

One species especially fascinates this young taxidermist: Crows. With devotion, she breathes new life into these mythical creatures that seem to be from the world between life and death. A vibrant film in black and white on physicality, craft and aesthetics.

One species especially fascinates this young taxidermist: Crows. With devotion, she breathes new life into these mythical creatures that seem to be from the world between life and death. A vibrant film in black and white on physicality, craft and aesthetics.

Director:
Hanna Hovitie
Producers:
Patricia D’Intino, Daniel Donato, Hanna Hovitie
Screenplay:
Hanna Hovitie
Cinematographer:
Daniel Donato
Editing:
Hanna Hovitie
Music:
Bence Kovács-Vajda
Sound designer:
Bence Kovács-Vajda

Der kleine Tod / The Little Death

Austria | 2020 | Short Film | 17 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Der kleine Tod

“The little death” tells about the poetic encounter between anarchist Luigi Lucheni and Austrian Empress Elisabeth, whose murder he is planning. An intimate connection between two strangers, coming to a surprisingly consensual ending in one melancholic touch.

“The little death” tells about the poetic encounter between anarchist Luigi Lucheni and Austrian Empress Elisabeth, whose murder he is planning. An intimate connection between two strangers, coming to a surprisingly consensual ending in one melancholic touch.

Director:
Christoph Rohner
Producer:
Christoph Rohner
Screenplay:
Christoph Rohner
Cast:
Alexander E. Fennon, Elisabeth Kanettis, Christina Laas, Michael Pink
Cinematographer:
Alexander Schneider
Editing:
Hanna Hofstätter
Music:
Adam Lukas
Sound designer:
Christoph Kuchner

The Art of Living

Lithuania | 2020 | Animated Film | 3 Min. | Without Dialogue
The Art of Living

When the head is separated from the body and floats into the universe, we have to be hopeful that both parts find their way back to each other. An homage to surrealist René Magritte: We discover dancing sardines, a unicorn at the seaside and the seductive glow of the sun.

When the head is separated from the body and floats into the universe, we have to be hopeful that both parts find their way back to each other. An homage to surrealist René Magritte: We discover dancing sardines, a unicorn at the seaside and the seductive glow of the sun.

Director:
Ieva Repeckaite
Music:
Gascevicius Gintas

Homo Bankiva

Germany | 2021 | Documentary Short | 20 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Homo Bankiva

To Suzy van Zehlendorf, all humans are crazy homo bankivas. In this portrait in documentary form, the artist shows us her process while working on a bust of Sophie Charlotte, the calming benefits of her favorite castle and the useful combination of spiked helmets and MP3 players.

To Suzy van Zehlendorf, all humans are crazy homo bankivas. In this portrait in documentary form, the artist shows us her process while working on a bust of Sophie Charlotte, the calming benefits of her favorite castle and the useful combination of spiked helmets and MP3 players.

Director:
Felix Maria Bühler
Producers:
Frithjof Stückemann, Tim Van Brakel
Cinematographer:
Melanie Macher
Editing:
Natalie Kinscher
Sound designer:
Yannick Pernot

Magic Muscle Moments

Finland | 2020 | Short Film | 10 Min. | Finnish (English Subtitles)
Magic Muscle Moments

Caught in between infomercials of the 90ies, home videos and super hero body culture: With the right equipment only, every man can have an attractive, athletic body to bump up their positivity. But does this supposed promise hold up, even when one’s body is marked by illness?

Caught in between infomercials of the 90ies, home videos and super hero body culture: With the right equipment only, every man can have an attractive, athletic body to bump up their positivity. But does this supposed promise hold up, even when one’s body is marked by illness?

Director:
Iivo Korhonen
Cinematographer:
Aake Kivalo
Editing:
Nikke Bagge

Viimeinen päivä / The Last Day

Finland | 2020 | Short Film | 16 Min. | Finnish, Swedish (English Subtitles)
Viimeinen päivä

Laura takes the train across the Swedish border to meet her boyfriend Niklas. They have sex in the bed and in the shower. They eat takeaway pasta at candle light. This will be their last time. A musical melodrama about the end of a long distance relationship.

Laura takes the train across the Swedish border to meet her boyfriend Niklas. They have sex in the bed and in the shower. They eat takeaway pasta at candle light. This will be their last time. A musical melodrama about the end of a long distance relationship.

Director:
Lauri-Matti Parppei
Cinematographer:
Samuli Ahonen
Editing:
Niina Vornanen
Sound designer:
Vili Laitinen

Dieser Film heißt aus rechtlichen Gründen Breaking Bert / Due to legal reasons this Film is called Breaking Bert

Germany | 2020 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Dieser Film heißt aus rechtlichen Gründen Breaking Bert

Vacuuming, house plants, Brecht and the fourth wall: Amusingly, this concise tale reveals the political consequences of staying at home.

Vacuuming, house plants, Brecht and the fourth wall: Amusingly, this concise tale reveals the political consequences of staying at home.

Director:
Anne Isensee
Producer:
Lorena Junghans
Animation:
Anne Isensee
Author:
Anne Isensee
Music:
Franziska May
Sound designer:
Jonathan Hamann
Sound mixer:
Irma Heinig
Voice:
Anne Isensee

Tickets

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