Internationaler Wettbewerb 7

Internationaler Wettbewerb 7

The international program “On the Edge” takes us on a tightrope walk of social responsibility.

Saturday, 18. Mar 2023 // 21:00 Uhr @ Ostentor Kino
Tuesday, 21. Mar 2023 // 18:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten

Letter to a Pig
France 2022, color, 16 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Tal Kantor

A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life. A young schoolgirl hears his testimony in class and sinks into a twisted dream where she confronts questions of identity, collective trauma, and the extremes of human nature.

Exterior Day
Italy 2021, both, 8 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Giulia Magno
Production: Fulvio Paganin
Inspired by a famous exchange of letters between Michelangelo Antonini and Mark Rothko, the film explores the boundaries between subject and landscape, fiction and reality. Images shot in Italy and the Jordanian desert poetically merge with excerpts from Antonioni’s films, weaving together past and present.

Poland 2022, color, 20 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Mariusz Biernacki
Production: Karolina Zimoch
Robert, Witek and Adam deliver meals to the inhabitants of Łódź city most in need. As inhabitants of "New Orchards" homeless shelter, their evening rides become an opportunity to have meetings, build relationships and escape the monotony of the center. Is hope and faith that tomorrow will be better enough to get out of the spiral of homelessness?

Bloody Gravel
Iran 2022, color, 18 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Hojat Hosseini
Production: Hojat Hosseini
Roya and Bashir are in love. Because of the restrictions in Afghanistan, they are forced to flee. They hope to enter Iran illegally, while Roya is pregnant with an unplanned child.

High Sky Low Land
Sweden 2021, color, 20 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Maria Eriksson-hecht
Production: Engelbrekt Krantz, Ronny Fritsche
Under the summer high sky, on the low land of a barren island, a young girl tries to force her father not to give up on what’s left of their family.