Luo Yijie // China // 2019 // 21:00 min
This film mainly tells about the growth process of Qian in childhood. Due to the Small Report Event，Qian and his friend Fatty, Siyan were immersed in a crisis of friendship. At the same time, it also led to his mother's rebuke. Qian mistakenly believed that Tingting, his deskmate, was the originator of all these crises，so he began to retaliate.
Communication University of China - Beijing
Nicolas Champeaux / Gilles Porte // France // 2018 // 14:30 min
This film is based on 256 hours of sound archive recorded during the Rivonia tribunal. they bring back to life the political battle waged by Mandela and his 7 co-defendants. This film looks at one of them : Accused # 2 , a lesser known hero of the struggle against Arpartheid, Mandela`s mentor Walter Sisulu.
Christoph Sarow // Germany // 2019 // 09:40 min
A boy experiences summer out in the country back in the day when gamers still played monochrome favorites on portable consoles and the real world seemed wider, larger, and more colorful. He’s overwhelmed by everything around him, especially his cousin, who seems better at everything.
Morten Tšinakov / Lucija Mrzljak // Estonia, Croatia // 2018 // 15:00 min
The chosen one, a lady with a hat, an unequal twin, a scooter driver, an exhibitionist, and a bored group of bystanders get tangled up in absurdity.
Christopher Yates // Belgium // 2019 // 18:00 min
Simon must bring his baby back to his ex-wife who has threatened to withdraw custody if he’s late again. In the rush, he smashes the side mirror of a parked car. He decides to flee. As the baby drifts off to sleep in the morning traffic, Simon realises he’s being followed.
Paul Phillipp // Germany // 2017 // 29:00 min
East Germany, 1987: The special investigator Mahler is said to have paranormal abilities. The police assigns him to solve the case of the 6-year-old Henry Kiefer, who is missing for weeks now.
Falk Schuster // Germany // 2015 // 29:30 min
Its the summer of 1987 and a young family from the Leipzig district in East Germany are going on holiday, driving with their Trabant and trailer to a small holiday home on the Baltic Sea near the border to West Germany.
Günther Jordan / Günter Jordan // Germany // 1982 // 14:00 min
"...and just be myself for once". It's the year 1982 and teenagers hang around at Helmholtz Platz in Prenzlauer Berg. A film that was banned in East Germany for many years.
Scott Calonico // Germany, Scotland // 2018 // 10:50 min
Everyone knows the feeling of seeing lousy explanatory documentaries at school. But this childbirth documentary is not only wonderfully terrible, it also includes an unexpected making-of.
Jochen Kuhn // Germany // 2018 // 11:30 min
A man is on trial – one who cuts the ears off of people, including children, in the name of a god. What starts as the perpetrator’s opening proclamation of faith quickly builds into an incomprehensible din.
Chia-Jen Tsai // Taiwan // 2019 // 04:00 min
People usually don’t put much attention to old news. When the next incident occurs, the focus will soon shift.
The unscrupulous company was revealed to manufacture foods with tainted ingredients. Thus, the public protested to the company and comprehensive boycott their goods.
National Taipei University of Business - Taipei
François Vautier // France // 2017 // 05:00 min
A journey in a 3D space reflecting visionary writer Arthur C. Clarke’s futuristic predictions. His features quickly dematerialize into a multitude of shimmering pixels, creating an enveloping and immersive space out of which the thoughts of the famed author of 2001: A Space Odyssey emerge.
František Bikár / Richard Samko // Czech Republic // 2015 // 08:18 min
In 2009, Nazis throw a Molotov cocktail into the house of a Roma family at night. It hits the youngest daughter in bed and burns 80% of her skin. Her chances of survival: 5%.
Janek Tarkowski // France // 2019 // 15:00 min
Documentary, Live Action
In the near future human relationships will be replaced by a hologram conversation with the son. And nurse will be replaced by androids. In this situation Nicolas' condition becomes more and more critical.
Benjamin Pfohl // Germany // 2019 // 13:30 min
On the way to Jupiter, a comet passes Earth, closer than any heavenly body has previously come. Believing the event heralds the apocalypse, a family sets off on a last journey to a cult compound. But not all of the family members are truly convinced the end is nigh.
Kwun-Chung Chan / See-Wan Chang / Tsz-Yin Wong // Hong Kong SAR of China // 2018 // 05:45 min
This film depicts the story of Kin and his one remaining hair. Through the process of Kin’s hair
loss, the story brings out many major and minor incidents in Hong Kong over the past 20 years.
China Open University - Hong Kong
Gurli Bachmann // Germany // 2019 // 05:57 min
Animation, Live Action
Susie Asado and Marko Hefele set the search of a loving tomcat for his lost friend to music with singing, ukulele and violin. With full zeal the cat collects tame clouds from the sky until he loses himself in them.
Alissa Brasington / Liam Campbell / Brian Cawley / Lakota Dodging Horse / Ken Egu / C. Leigh Goldsmith / Haley Hudkins / Hannah Kreiswirth / Kaitlyn Leewing / Sequoyah Madison / Molly Murphy / Patrice Pinardo / Chenglin Xie // United States // 2018 // 04:20 min
Racism in the White House, Colin Kaepernick’s NFL protests, and institutional discrimination lead African-Americans to doubt the founding principles of the USA.
Florine Paulius / Mina Convers / Baptiste Glévarec / Anne-Sophie Pyvka // France // 2018 // 05:10 min
Bafodé’s application for asylum in France is rejected in strict interpretation of the law. His path to date and the pending decision are brought to life against austere backgrounds.
Thanasis Neofotistos // Greece // 2018 // 12:49 min
A first call promises her a dream role. A second call explains that her little son is home alone. Suddenly the way to the casting becomes an ordeal. A mother starts to fight to balance the most important roles of her life, whilst walking inthe most controversial area of central Athens, Patision Av.
Olivier Magis / Fedrik De Beul // Belgium // 2017 // 20:00 min
In Thierry’s living room, several people have gathered. None of them know each other but they are all there to try and fulfil the same dream. They want to find a job-and quickly. But we’re in Brussels, so nothing goes quite as planned.
Borbála Nagy // Germany // 2018 // 12:39 min
It’s Alpar’s first day at work on the Hungarian-Serbian border. He is stationed there to prevent refugees from crossing the border, when he is suddenly confronted with the reality of border protection work on an icy day in winter.
Kerstin Honeit // Germany // 2018 // 08:00 min
China churns out pandas like nobody’s business, loaning the animals to zoos around the world for horrendous sums. Meng Meng, one of two pandas in Berlin, has a little tick. Some think she’s a diva, some think she’d just like a little media exposure. Maybe Michael Jackson is to blame.
Simon Feat // France // 2018 // 06:40 min
When the sun goes down, terrestrial activity slows down, cools off, and falls asleep. The stars appear in the deep black sky and the short cycles of terrestrial life give way to cosmic eternities. With a mixture of samples, drums and synths from "Katalog", the transition gives rise to a spark that explores something new.
Thanh Nguyen Phuong // Germany // 2018 // 10:14 min
'Sorge 87' deals with my parents' migration history. They came to the former GDR as so-called 'guest workers’ in 1987. With the aid of different perspectives; the humorous story full of memories is driven by linocuts, which are visualizing the emerging storyline.
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.
Gilles Porte // France // 2017 // 30:00 min
September 2017. The French president would like to convince the Olympic Committee to pick Paris as the location for the next summer games. Alas, the wish to stay in power, familial setbacks, and corruption among the organizers combine to make talks and resolutions difficult. Following 25 distinct paths, viewers can experience the hesitations of a president first hand and lead him to five different goals from their cinema seats using an app on their cell phones. With each passing minute, decisions must be made that could even trigger a war in the worst-case scenario.
Following this interactive experience, the psychological dimensions of participation and decision making within groups will be explored in a discussion featuring media scholar Prof. Dr. Jan Distelmeyer / University Potsdam and Dr. Stefan Hampl / Sigmund Freud University Vienna.
Jessie van Vreden / Anke Teunissen // Netherlands // 2017 // 20:00 min
Documentary, Live Action
On an isolated farm in the Dutch province of Drenthe, the elderly Egbert is living out his last days. He has neither TV nor internet, and his only contact with current affairs is the newspaper he lays on the table under his pan of kale.
Céline Tricart // United States // 2018 // 07:00 min
In 2014, ISIS fighters invaded Iraq and targeted the Yazidi community of Sinjar. The men were killed, and the women and girls taken as sex slaves. Some of the women who escaped started a female-only fighting unit called the Sun Ladies to bring back their sisters and protect the honor and dignity of their people.