Internationaler Wettbewerb 6

Internationaler Wettbewerb 6


Six films about different forces of attraction, which it is impossible to escape: Be it the bulging purse, which a careless swimmer leaves on the shore (SUMMER MEMORIES) or a THING, like the patio roof of the neighbors, in which a woman has fallen hopelessly in love. Attractions away from heteronormativity also exist among animals (IN NATURE). An Indonesian boy is attracted to a maternal rubber doll that must be defended (THE SEA…). FROZEN JUMPER draws us hypnotizingly under its spell and in a dodgy park is best indulged in desire at night (FIREFLIES).

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Monday, 21. Mar 2022 // 18:00 Uhr @ Leerer Beutel Filmgalerie


Summer Memories
France 2021, color, 20 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Benoît Bouthors
Production: Lou Chicoteau, Jean-etienne Brat
Summer in Corsica. It is hot and the time is long. To pass the afternoon, Marie, Lucas and Ghjuvan hang out at the river. They notice that not far away a tourist is sleeping and start thinking about stealing his wallet.

Thing
Switzerland 2020, color, 22 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Pascale Egli, Aurelio Ghirardelli

Where love falls … Sometimes on the terrace roof of the neighbors or on the music stand of a grand piano in the university basement. Valentina and Sonnili are two women who each live in an intimate partnership with an object. Even though the hurdles of social acceptance are unique, the big issues remain the same in this love.

In Nature
Switzerland 2021, color, 5 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Marcel Barelli
Production: Nicolas Burlet
In nature, a couple is a male and a female. Well, not always! A couple is also a female and a female. Or a male and a male. You may not know it, but homosexuality isn’t just a human story.

The Sea calls for me
Indonesia 2021, color, 17 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Tumpal Tampubolon
Production: Mandy Marahimin
One day he finds an inflatable rubber doll, and makes her his surrogate mother. But this companionship is threatened by Argo, who wants to take her away from him.

Frozen Jumper
Austria 2021, color, 7 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Tina Frank

Experimental film in which pulsating techno beats by Peter Rehberg meet flickering textures and noise.

Fireflies
Brazil 2021, color, 19 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Léo Bittencourt
Production: Léo Bittencourt
The night side of a modernist icon: The fauna and flora of Roberto Burle Marx’s gardens inhabited by visitors to Parque do Flamengo while the city of Rio de Janeiro falls asleep. A fabulated ethnography of the night at Flamengo’s Park.