German Competition 1 – Jurisdictions

Thu, 14.03.2019 - 19:00 - Filmgalerie at Leerer Beutel - German Competition


This program also plays on Sunday 17th at Filmgalerie.

GERICHTSZEICHNER
COURT SKETCH ARTIST

A court sketch artist draws up his visual minutes with practiced distance until a mysterious shower of prayers makes the world of the courtroom fall apart.

Germany 2018, 12 min, Color, German lang., English subtitles

Director: Jochen Kuhn
Production: Jochen Kuhn,
Contact: Ela Duca

DIE SCHLÄFERIN
THE SLEEPER

About the biographies of two women whose personalities were forcibly hidden behind their roles as wives and homemakers. They remained invisible until they themselves became the aggressors.

Germany 2018, 17 min, Color, German lang., English subtitles 

Director: Alex Gerbaulet, DoP: Jenny Lou Ziegel
Production: Caroline Kirberg,
Contact: Alex Gerbaulet

HÖRST DU, MUTTER?
ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER?

A Kurdish mother is sentenced by a Turkish court for “supporting terrorist activities” to six years house arrest with an electronic shackle. Her older son is torn between obedience and rebellion. How far does he go to protect her from further punishment?

Germany, Turkey 2018, 20 min, Color, Kurdish, Turkish lang., English subtitles 

Director: Tuna Kaptan
Production: Tuna Kaptan,
Contact: Tuna Kaptan

AUGENBLICKE
A BLINK OF AN EYE

A woman walks home at night. She is overwhelmed from behind by a stranger. He grabs her and tries to rip off her clothes. They fight. Reality and fears blur into each other. A new Point of view is involved: eyewitnesses who live in surrounding houses. They look down to an escaping perpetrator and a helpless victim.

Germany 2017, 4 min, Color, English lang., no subtitles 

Director: Kiana Naghshineh
Production: Kiana Naghshineh,
Contact: Anke Kletsch

WHOSE HAND WAS IT?

A clip that asks where the roots of the outrageous memory gaps of constitutional protectors can be found in the course of NSU investigations. The continuity of the line of vision and the parallelism of the mishaps: 1980 and today. One hand disappears, many hands remain invisible.

Germany 2018, 3 min, Black & white, German lang., English subtitles 

Director: Minze Tummescheit, Arne Hector, Sara Lehn, Music: Julián Bonequi
Production: Minze Tummescheit,
Contact: Minze Tummescheit

I SIGNED THE PETITION

Immediately after a Palestinian has signed an online petition, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt. Over the course of a conversation with an understanding friend, he analyses, deconstructs and interprets the meaning of his choice to publicly support the cultural boycott of Israel.

Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland 2018, 11 min, Color, English lang., English subtitles 

Director: Mahdi Fleifel
Production: Patrick Campbell,
Contact: Sarah El Ouazzani

MASCARPONE

A car crash thrusts Francis, the dreamy film projectionist, into the world of the ruthless gangster Mascarpone.

Germany 2018, 14 min, Color, English lang., no subtitles 

Director: Jonas Riemer, DoP: Jana Pape
Production: Johannes Schubert,
Contact: interfilm Berlin, Kurzfilmverleih, Patrick Thülig

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