Samstag, 26. September 14:30h until 16:30h at Kino 1
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All films of our Future program are age-rated by the FSK. The following films are approved for children of 12 years and older.

Beef

Spain, 2019 | Fiction Film | 14 Min. | Spanish (English Subtitles) | Available Online
Beef

What is school even good for? Nothing of what we learn is actually useful for life. At least Melissa thinks so – she prefers making music. When she refuses participation in class, she and her teacher get into an argument. One leading each of them to reconsider their positions.

Director
Ingride Santos
Producer
Carla Sospedra
Screenplay
Ingride Santos
Lluis Segura

What is school even good for? Nothing of what we learn is actually useful for life. At least Melissa thinks so – she prefers making music. When she refuses participation in class, she and her teacher get into an argument. One leading each of them to reconsider their positions.

Cast: Ruth Gabriel, Melisa Peralta
Cinematographer: Sandra Formatger
Editing: Estel Román, Ingride Santos, Lluis Segura
Music: Tiguerita
Sound designer: Sergio Rueda
Art director: Èlia Basullas

I AM MACKENZIE

United States, 2019 | Fiction Film | 20 Min. | English, French | Available Online
I AM MACKENZIE

The feeling of not belonging – your own body, among peers, as a family member. Mackenzie lives in Texas and can only let go during skating. They experience their first sex with their best friend. An experience which overwhelms both of them at first.

Director
Artemis Anastasiadou

The feeling of not belonging – your own body, among peers, as a family member. Mackenzie lives in Texas and can only let go during skating. They experience their first sex with their best friend. An experience which overwhelms both of them at first.

Cinematographer: Sarah Hennigan

XY

Iceland, 2019 | Fiction Film | 16 Min. | Icelandic (English Subtitles) | Available Online
XY

Lísa is going through adolescence. But something seems to be different, since she has to go to the doctor regularly. When Lísa confides in a friend, the two find out there is more to her story.

Director
Anna Karín Lárusdóttir

Lísa is going through adolescence. But something seems to be different, since she has to go to the doctor regularly. When Lísa confides in a friend, the two find out there is more to her story.

Cinematographer: Óttar Ingi Þorbergsson

RIO

Russia, 2019 | Fiction Film | 22 Min. | Russian (English Subtitles) | Available Online
RIO

Paulina and Nadia both work in a small, deserted hotel. Their fantasy is the only way to escape the boring everyday life, and enables them to go to paradise-like places and be whoever they want to be. A new guest’s arrival forces Paulina to question her life.

Q&A with Zhenia Kazankina (Director)
Director
Zhenia Kazankina
Producer
Dasha Dikarkina

Paulina and Nadia both work in a small, deserted hotel. Their fantasy is the only way to escape the boring everyday life, and enables them to go to paradise-like places and be whoever they want to be. A new guest’s arrival forces Paulina to question her life.

Q&A with Zhenia Kazankina (Director)
Cast: Dasha Mureeva, Stephen Ochsner, Liza Yankovskaya
Cinematographer: Luda Kuropiatnikova
Costume: Goar Igitian
Music: Monika Mia
Sound designer: Pavel Ambarnov
Film school: Russian State University of Cinematography named after S.Gerasimov (VGIK)
Production designer: Alyona Nebroeva

Kotimatka / Homebound

Finland, 2019 | Fiction Film | 19 Min. | Swahili, English (English Subtitles) | Available Online
Kotimatka

In one of the world’s biggest refugee camps, eight-year-old Xidig, his older brother Saliim and their father are waiting for the bus to bring them back to their country of origin. Xidig is excited to finally go back home. Saliim however fears, that their home no longer exists.

Director
Marika Harjusaari

In one of the world’s biggest refugee camps, eight-year-old Xidig, his older brother Saliim and their father are waiting for the bus to bring them back to their country of origin. Xidig is excited to finally go back home. Saliim however fears, that their home no longer exists.

Cinematographer: Antti Ahokoivu
Costume: Mimosa Kuusimäki
Editing: Stina Uusitalo
Music: Matias Tyni
Sound designer: Jani Nikander
Production designer: Heidi Jokinen

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