Internationaler Wettbewerb 2

Internationaler Wettbewerb 2

The international program “Lifelines” tells of those moments that will shape and change the lives of people of very different origins and ages.

Friday, 17. Mar 2023 // 21:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten
Sunday, 19. Mar 2023 // 19:00 Uhr @ Ostentor Kino

The Single Horn
Iran 2022, color, 13 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Mohammad K Alavi
Production: Mohammad K Alavi
Six Iranian children were looking forward to this day: They are going to the amusement park! While they are having fun in the ball pool and on the merry-go-round, the girl Razieh feels a bit depressed. Her family has a plan that scares her.

The Fruit Tree
Belgium 2022, color, 15 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Isabelle Tollenaere
Production: Bo De Group
A young woman, Sharleece, wanders through a house that is available to rent in the sleepy desert town where she lives, California City. Looking out of the window evokes unexpected memories of her childhood home in Los Angeles.

Germany 2022, color, 30 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Anabela Angelovska
Production: Anabela Angelovska
Thousands of young Macedonian men and women have worked in kitchens and laundries of US military bases in Afghanistan and Irak. With the withdrawal of the last US troops in 2021, they came back and brought with them quickly-earned money, but also traumatic memories.

Canada, Quebec 2022, color, 9 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Anthony Coveney
Production: Elise Bois
On a stormy summer night, Mathieu walks in on his parents. Horrified, he shares his disturbing discovery with his friends on a fishing trip and begins to ask some big questions. Faced with the loss of his innocence, Mathieu sets himself a mission. He’s going to make sure his parents don’t do the unforgivable: bring another child into a burning world.

Slovak republic 2022, color, 12 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Tomas Krupa
Production: Tomas Krupa
Ten years ago, in March 2011, damaged by an earthquake and a tsunami, three reactors went into meltdown at the nuclear power station in Fukushima, Japan. Everyone within 20 kilometres of the plant was evacuated, but Naoto Matsumura chose to stay – out of 80,000 residents, the sole person remaining.

Rest in piece
France / Germany 2021, color, 9 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Antoine Antabi
Production: Laure Dahout, Jasper Wiedhöft
Midyan decides to run away from his war-torn home. He packs his bag with objects that remind him of his loved ones and embarks on a journey into the unknown. Soon he is starving and resorts to eating the objects he has packed. The effects are monstrous yet they give him the strength to carry on through the scorching desert.