International Competition 2 – Fears

Thu, 14.03.2019 - 21:00 - International Competition

This program also plays on Sunday 17th at Ostentor Kino.


On December 20, 1989, a few days after Ceausescu‘s bloody repression in Timisoara, a father’s quiet evening turns to sheer ordeal as he finds out that his little son has mailed a wish letter to Santa. As the kid understood, his father’s desire was to see Ceausescu dead.

Romania 2018, 20 min, color, OV, English subtitles

Director: Bogdan Muresanu, DoP: Tudor Platon, Sound: Sebastian Zsemlye, Editing: Andrei Balasoiu
Production: Victor Dumitrovici, Vlad Iorga, Bogdan Muresanu, Eduardo M. Escribano
Contact: Mailuki Films, Eduardo M Escribano Solera


A park in the fog. Crows flap and caw in the sky. A homeless man sleeps between the trees. A woman disappears. Now and then a crow is shot: as a deterrent. The crows rally after every shot.

Switzerland 2018, 20 min, color, OV, English subtitles

Director: Christine Hürzeler, DoP: Tobias Dengler, Tom Gibbons, Christine Hürzeler, Sound: Jonathan Schorr, Music: John Gürtler, Editing: Jann Anderegg, Christine Hürzeler
Production & Contact: Christine Hürzeler


An adolescent boy attempts to untangle his memories of a mysterious infestation, the unraveling of his father, and the little creatures in side us all.

Australia 2018, 15 min, color, OV

Director: Charles Williams, DoP: Adric Watson
Production: Charles Williams, Elise Trenorden
Contact: Some Shorts, Wouter Jansen


Just let go!

Austria 2017, 6 min, color, English OV

Director: Richard Wilhelmer, DoP: Serafin Spitzer, Sound: Christian Obermaier, Editing: Richard Wilhelmer
Production: Richard Wilhelmer, Serafin Spitzer, Daniel Haingartner
Contact: sixpackfilm, Gerald Weber


The story is narrated in an unknown time, in a ruined modern subway. People in this society have animal faces; they have forgotten humanity and ethics.

Iran 2018, 9 min, color, no dialog

Realization: Mojtaba Mousavi, Sound: Majid Davoudi
Production: Sedigheh Famil Farnia
Contact: Maryam Naghibi


Soma is sentenced to community work. His task is to protect a wall from graffiti. He falls asleep. When he wakes up, he finds a new graffiti picturing him as he is painting the wall. Later on, he finds some more unsettling graffiti. He realizes that something has to be done.

Hungary 2017, 20 min, color, OV, English subtitles

Director: Bálint Barcsai, DoP: Gergely Balázs Vajda
Production: Gábor Garami
Contact: Bálint Barcsai

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