Internationaler Wettbewerb 8

Internationaler Wettbewerb 8

The international program “Farewell” tells of saying goodbye. Sometimes sad, sometimes witty, the six film contributions draw different pictures of death, of rites of farewell, of what we leave behind and where we go.

Saturday, 18. Mar 2023 // 21:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten
Tuesday, 21. Mar 2023 // 20:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten

Mexico 2021, color, 19 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Gustavo Gamero
Production: Marcela Ayala
Consuela is the mother of a missing young woman in Mexico. One day, she witnesses the secret burial of a child’s body, so she decides to unearth the body to bury it worthily in the nearest graveyard in the town she lives in.

Farewell, Calon
Brazil 2021, color, 20 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: João Borges
Production: Joana Braga
In a Roma people camp in Belo Horizonte’s metropolitan region, Mrs. Morena reads passer-bys’ palms to earn a living, and Mr. Nonô sings to pass his time. The day comes when Morena needs to face the saddest of the Roma rituals.

Austria 2022, both, 5 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Stefanie Sixt
Production: Daniela Walten
The historic hotel ensemble at Straubingerplatz in Bad Gastein and the dramatic nearby waterfall inspired this audiovisual installation. The macroscopic journey into the past elevates the strata of time and turns them into an aesthetic element.

Will my parents come to see me
Austria / Germany / Somalia 2022, color, 28 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Mo Harawe

An experienced Somali policewoman accompanies another young inmate through the procedures of the Somali justice system.

Croatia 2021, color, 15 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Silva Ćapin
Production: Rea Rajčić
Upon arriving at their small apartment on the sea, Anđelka and Vlado find the garden neglected, and the flowers withered. The reason for this is the tragedy that befell their neighbor Miljenko, who took care of their oasis out of season. Despite their understanding and compassion, Anđelka and Vlado are restless: the numbers don’t add up, and the calculation is hard to ignore.

Goodbye Jérôme!
France 2021, color, 7 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Gabrielle Selnet, Adam Sillard, Chloé Farr
Production: Moïra Marguin
Having just arrived in paradise, Jerome sets out to find his wife Maryline. In the course of his search, he sinks into a surreal and colourful world in which no one seems to be able to help him.