Shortlist: Implode/Explode

Available online from 21. July 20:15h

Today we’re playing with: habits, perspectives, expectations. We’re looking at special relationships between human, animal, ball, bodies and different generations. Wondering what this is all about? You’ll find the answers in cinema 1.

Oikeita miehiä / Real Men

Finland | 2020 | Animated Film | 9 Min. | Finnish (English Subtitles)
Oikeita miehiä

What begins with a hippopotamus, a crocodile and a bear taking a walk in the woods, quickly turns out to be a very human conversation: A documentary about what moves (young) men, what hurts them and at the same time empowers them.

What begins with a hippopotamus, a crocodile and a bear taking a walk in the woods, quickly turns out to be a very human conversation: A documentary about what moves (young) men, what hurts them and at the same time empowers them.

Director:
Iiti Yli-Harja
Cinematographer:
Heta Saukkonen, Iiti Yli-Harja
Editing:
Virve Ranta
Sound designer:
Ville-MAtti Koskiniemi

DA YIE

Ghana, Belgium | 2019 | Short Film | 22 Min. | English, French, Asante (English Subtitles)
DA YIE

On the streets of Madina, the two worlds of childish carefreeness and ever-present crime clash. Best friends Prince and Matilda embark on a trip with a charismatic stranger who promises them a lush buffet. It quickly becomes apparent though, that the stranger Bogah has dubious motives.

On the streets of Madina, the two worlds of childish carefreeness and ever-present crime clash. Best friends Prince and Matilda embark on a trip with a charismatic stranger who promises them a lush buffet. It quickly becomes apparent though, that the stranger Bogah has dubious motives.

Director:
Anthony Nti
Producers:
Anthony Nti, Chingiz Karibekov, Dimitri Verbeek
Screenplay:
Anthony Nti, Chingiz Karibekov
Cast:
Prince Agortey, Matilda Enchil, Goua Grovogui
Cinematographer:
PJ Claessens
Editing:
Frederik Vandewalle
Music:
Maxim Helincks, Milco Geryl

Das Spiel / The Game

Switzerland | 2020 | Documentary Short | 17 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Das Spiel

Breaking with viewing habits in the world of football: No illusion created by the wide angle, but a focus on the referee. Together with Fedayi San, we can experience the ups and downs of a football match. This doesn’t only make us understand what it means to control the energy of a whole stadium with a single whistle, but also how reality and staging diverge.

Breaking with viewing habits in the world of football: No illusion created by the wide angle, but a focus on the referee. Together with Fedayi San, we can experience the ups and downs of a football match. This doesn’t only make us understand what it means to control the energy of a whole stadium with a single whistle, but also how reality and staging diverge.

Director:
Roman Hodel
Cinematographer:
Lukas Gut
Editing:
Rolf Hellat, Roman Hodel
Sound designer:
Oscar Von Hoogevest

Catsitter

Germany | 2021 | Short Film | 20 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Catsitter

Day after day, the feeding bowl is empty, but cat sitter Helen simply can’t find her mysterious client’s cat. Out of curiosity, she decides to spend the night in the apartment, leading to a surprising and tender encounter.

Day after day, the feeding bowl is empty, but cat sitter Helen simply can’t find her mysterious client’s cat. Out of curiosity, she decides to spend the night in the apartment, leading to a surprising and tender encounter.

Director:
Lukas Becker
Screenplay:
Lukas Becker
Cast:
Shirin Eissa, Thomas Hauser
Cinematographer:
Tobias Blickle
Editing:
Lukas Becker
Music:
Silvius Sonvilla
Sound designer:
Philip Hutter
Art director:
Marleen Johow

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

Männerabend / Between Men

Germany | 2020 | Short Film | 24 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Männerabend

Two men joint by their grief: Rolf has lost his son, Çem has lost his friend. Rolf sees the handover of the belongings as a chance to learn more about his son. What started with awkward politeness turns into an evening full of revelations.

Two men joint by their grief: Rolf has lost his son, Çem has lost his friend. Rolf sees the handover of the belongings as a chance to learn more about his son. What started with awkward politeness turns into an evening full of revelations.

Director:
Ares Ceylan
Producer:
Maximilian Greil
Screenplay:
Ares Ceylan
Cast:
Mehmet Atesçi, Hans Brückner
Cinematographer:
Bo Christian Riedel-Petzold
Editing:
Victor Haselmayer
Music:
Victoria Hillestad
Sound designer:
Nikolas Kaiser
Sound mixer:
Max Kersten
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