In a documentary short, photographer Harald Hauswald recounts being spied on by the East German domestic intelligence service. Memories of the Stasi headquarters at Normannenstrasse reappear, and the anxiety that social media and new technologies also bring tracking and persecution is fed. Police violence starts to resemble parody, until a true case of the mysterious disappearance of a child in the GDR brings us back to the crimes of the SED regime.
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.
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.