Internationaler Wettbewerb 5

Internationaler Wettbewerb 5

The international program “Hardcore” presents five very different stories that not only find harmony in their intensity and unsparing directness, but also bring out from the depths of our social repression all that we are tempted to overlook in everyday life.

Saturday, 18. Mar 2023 // 19:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten
Monday, 20. Mar 2023 // 20:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten

Chile 2021, color, 15 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Hugo Covarrubias
Production: (name Unknown)
The life of a secret police agent during the military dictatorship in Chile based on true events. Her relationship with her dog, her body, her fears and frustrations reveal a grim fracture of her mind and of the country.

Spain 2022, color, 22 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Adan Aliaga
Production: Miguel Molina
For more than 15 years, Rafa has been bedridden, living with his mother who takes care of him day and night. He spends his time composing hardcore music and listening to videos about Taoism. But in recent years the pain has become so unbearable that Rafa is seriously thinking about asking for assisted dying.

Austria 2022, both, 14 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Adina Camhy

By remixing found footage material, the film approaches the phenomenon of a crater as a metaphor as well as a concrete physical shape.

Iran 2022, color, 15 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Mohammadreza Farzad
Production: Dagna Kidoń
Have you kept a record of your gray hairs? The number of houses you have owned or rented? The number of kisses you have exchanged? The number of times you’ve flown in your dreams? You may not have. It makes no real difference in a life lived beyond numbers.

F*cking Head
Belgium / France 2022, color, 21 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Grégory Carnoli, Thibaut Wohlfahrt
Production: Laurence Denhaerinck
In the summer of 2016 in Europe, there is football but also a wave of terrorist attacks. In the euphoria of an Italian victory, Stéphane decides to party with his friends in a nightclub, but times have changed…