Internationaler Wettbewerb 1
The question of what exactly family is, each person must define for themselves. How does
a woman feel who carries a child in her belly, but who will never be her own (LILI
ALONE)? Which of the father’s unassuming, strange mannerisms accompany a young woman throughout her life (BUTTERFLY JAM)? How can a stepmother even after a
Power structures are found everywhere – sometimes very clearly and sometimes only subliminally.
Images and stories from the past (HER VIOLET KISS) show clear power structures between men and women (GRANNY’S SEXUAL LIFE). One can feel powerless in the workplace because one is forced by the employer to continue to be part of the separation in the life of the child (IMPOSIBLE DECIRTE ADIÓS)? How does a confrontation between an adult woman and her uncle, who committed an offense against her when she was a child, go (MY UNCLE TUDOR)? And how far can a little boy with healing powers go to save his grandfather’s life (VYRAJ)
Saturday, 19. Mar 2022 // 18:00 Uhr @ Leerer Beutel Filmgalerie
Hong Kong / China 2021, color, 22 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Jing Zou
Production: Wang Yang
Lili, a young mother, lives with her gambler husband in a remote part of Sichuan. Lonely and poor, she heads for the city in a bid to earn enough money to save her dying father.
My uncle Tudor
Belgium / Portugal / Hungary 2020, color, 20 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Olga Lucovnicova
The Moldovan filmmaker Olga Lucovnicova is trying to come to terms with the sexual abuse she experienced at the hands of her uncle Tudor as a child.
France / Taiwan 2021, color, 6 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Shih-yen Huang
Production: Juliette Courtillier
A young woman describes her father and his relationship to his many pets that he never managed to take care of. The animals consistently die one after the other in a context of a family being torn apart.
Poland 2020, color, 20 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Agnieszka Nowosielska
Production: Krystyna Doktorowicz
The sudden illness of Weronka’s father breaks her quiet and idyllic life. While playing with his friends, her son Pietrek experiences a situation which makes him believe that he has healing powers. Everything that surrounds Weronka calls for her attention, and a series of events gets out of her control. Is it possible that Pietrek has an influence over his grandfather’s health?
IMPOSIBLE DECIRTE ADIOS
Spain 2021, color, 15 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Yolanda Centeno
Production: Tay Sánchez
When Paula’s painful breakup with Raúl causes her to stop seeing his son Dani, Paula will have no choice but to challenge a hypocritical legal system that ignores the custody rights of a loving, non-biological parent.