Internationaler Wettbewerb 6

Internationaler Wettbewerb 6

The international program “Close Up” is a compilation of close-ups. This is to be understood sometimes literally in the technical sense, sometimes transferred to the microcosm family as well as certain cultural circles.

Saturday, 18. Mar 2023 // 17:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten
Monday, 20. Mar 2023 // 22:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten

Mulaqat (Sub Eng) / Sandstorm
Pakistan 2021, color, 19 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Seemab Gul
Production: Abid Aziz Merchant, Jemima Khan, Mehnaz Diwan
Zara, a schoolgirl in Karachi, Pakistan, shares a sensual dance video with her virtual boyfriend, who then blackmails her. Caught between his manipulative behavior and the desire to experience love on her own terms, Zara searches for the strength to reject the confines of a patriarchal society.

The Rough Skin of Angels
France 2022, color, 12 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Fridé Emma

A love story composed of 30 paintings by Jan Vermeer.

Democratic Republic of the Congo 2022, color, 13 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Maisha Maene
Production: Leo Nelki
An ‘afronaut’ emerges from the wreckage of a spaceship in the volcanic crater of Mount Nyiragongo. As he descends into the city below, encountering the people of present-day Goma, he begins to understand what he must do to change the future for his people.

Netherlands 2022, color, 30 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Tim Bary
Production: Nicky Onstenk, Marc Bary
Fifteen-year-old Lucas is struggling to find his place in the world. He runs away from a secure youth care institution to experience his treasured freedom one last time before he has to report back to the authorities.

Estonia 2022, color, 15 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Sander Joon
Production: Aurelia Aasa
A father and his son are losing the folkrace. In order to win, the boy turns himself into a car tire.