Vulnerable Shell

21. April 12:00h until 14:00h at Kino 2

To be human means to be fragile. Our film selection “Vulnerable Shell” shows the individual experiences of addiction, traditions, nonconformity and trauma, and that healing is a process.

König
[King]

König

To finance his drug and gambling addiction, Sebastian toils like a bear on the construction site. Gambling brings him quick luck, but also suffering in his life. A short documentary between high scores and failure.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | German (English Subtitles)

To finance his drug and gambling addiction, Sebastian toils like a bear on the construction site. Gambling brings him quick luck, but also suffering in his life. A short documentary between high scores and failure.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Directors:
Alexander Conrads, Emily Ufken
Animation:
Emily Ufken
Editing:
Alexander Conrads
Music:
Simon Conrads
Content Warning:
gambling addiction, substance abuse, mentions of suicide

Lemongrass Girl

Lemongrass Girl

Superstition and modernity are closely situated on this film set in Thailand. Young Piano has a lot of responsibility as a production manager. She finds herself faced with an insurmountable task as she is supposed to plant the lemongrass to protect the film shoot from rain.

Thailand | 2021 | Short Film | 18 Min. | Thai (English Subtitles)

Superstition and modernity are closely situated on this film set in Thailand. Young Piano has a lot of responsibility as a production manager. She finds herself faced with an insurmountable task as she is supposed to plant the lemongrass to protect the film shoot from rain.

Thailand | 2021 | Short Film | 18 Min. | Thai (English Subtitles)
Director:
Pom Bunsermvicha
Screenplay:
Anocha Suwichakornpong
Cinematographer:
Parinee Buthrasri
Editing:
Aacharee Ungsriwong
Sound designer:
Akritchalerm Kalayanamitr

Jesus Egon Christus
[Jesus Egon Christ]

Jesus Egon Christus

In an evangelical parish on the outskirts of Berlin, a self-proclaimed priest gathers those who find no place in society. But even among those forgotten, the disparate Egon finds no connection – and yet he feels the light of the world.

Germany | 2021 | Short Film | 51 Min. | German (English Subtitles)

In an evangelical parish on the outskirts of Berlin, a self-proclaimed priest gathers those who find no place in society. But even among those forgotten, the disparate Egon finds no connection – and yet he feels the light of the world.

Germany | 2021 | Short Film | 51 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Directors:
David Vajda, Saša Vajda
Producer:
David Vajda
Cinematographer:
Antonia Lange
Editing:
Benjamin Mirguet, David Vajda, Saša Vajda
Content Warning:
mental illness, substance abuse, violence against animals, physical and psychological abuse, self harm

Varjoja radalla
[Shadows on the Rails]

Varjoja radalla

On a mild summer evening by the lake, four train drivers reflect on how fear, grief and bitterness caused their own mental constitutions and how they can process the pain. A soulful short documentary about traumatic experiences and how they can be overcome through mutual support.

Finland | 2021 | Documentary Short | 21 Min. | Finnish (English Subtitles)

On a mild summer evening by the lake, four train drivers reflect on how fear, grief and bitterness caused their own mental constitutions and how they can process the pain. A soulful short documentary about traumatic experiences and how they can be overcome through mutual support.

Finland | 2021 | Documentary Short | 21 Min. | Finnish (English Subtitles)
Director:
Elias Kahla
Cinematographer:
Ari Virem
Content Warning:
mentions of suicide, trauma

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Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF

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14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg
GERMANY

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