Fouad Alaywan, Ovidio El Hout // Schweiz, Libanon // 2015 // 15:00 mininterfilm 2015
For Zacharia leaving Lebanon is not an option. However, while he feels compelled to stay and protect his country from IS, flight is the only possibility he sees for his family.
Suzannah Mirghani // Katar, Sudan // 2020 // 20:00 mininterfilm 2021
Childhood, Coming of Age, Human Rights, Old age
In a Sudanese cotton village, 15-year-old Nafisa has a crush on Babiker. Alas, her parents have arranged for her to marry Nadir, a young Sudanese businessman who lives abroad. Nafisa's grandmother Al-Sit, the town's powerful matriarch, has her own plans for Nafisa's future. But can Nafisa decide for herself?
Priit Tender // Estland // 2015 // 10:30 mininterfilm 2015
What do chimney sweeps dream of? This film is based on a longtitudinal study on precisely this question, combining the most common dream images into a surreal animation.
Stepan Altrichter, Stefan Höh // Deutschland // 2011 // 15:06 minKUKI 2011
It is Aleyna's great wish to become a Bollywood dancer. In the weeks leading up to her first big performance she struggles with nervosity and talks candidly about being bullied at school.
Jörg Fockele // Deutschland // 1995 // 15:00 mininterfilm 2006
A stirring, expressionist, silent film fairytale: Deaf Alice saves the world from the evil magician who turns deaf people into hearing mutants. A parable on the struggle of the deaf for recognition as a language minority.
Jimmy Olsson // Schweden // 2020 // 23:27 mininterfilm 2021
Disability, Human Rights
Victoria sits in a wheelchair, while Ida works as her assistant. Like Ida, she would like to feel closeness and love. The two decide to create a Tinder profile for her, for Victoria would finally like to feel alive.