Europe caught between passion and decay: In 9 short films, the program gathers entertaining and explosive statements on the topics of freedom of speech and freedom of the press, political conduct, religious conflicts, poverty and people seeking refuge. Outbursts of rage are by no means spared, police violence escalates into comedy, and the revolution simply requires participation.
Sebastien Petretti // Belgium // 2017 // 05:34 min
This is the story of two young guys without any trouble who just want to « screw » without being disturbed.« State of Emergency motherfucker» is a surrealistic comedy that depicts a society where police violence and invasion of privacy are daily routine, normal, tedious.
Johannes Bachmann // Switzerland // 2018 // 25:00 min
Sybille, a headmistress and politician, is in the middle of an election campaign for municipal council president in her Swiss village when her son is accused by a classmate of mistreating her. Sybille has to choose between morality and career. Either way, her reputation in the community is at stake!