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WINDOW TO
THE REGION

As always, the topics and genres of the regional window are diverse. Alongside documentaries and fiction, there are dance and music performances, as well as animations, providing variety. Also included are student works, as well as creative contributions from our youngest filmmakers. This year's selection invites laughter and creates new perspectives on the experimental, while also addressing serious themes that encourage viewers to reflect.

March 8th

18:00

@

Ostentor

March 14th

21:00

@

Ostentor

Animation and Poetry

Animation and Poetry

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Regie:

Radostina Neykova

Produktion:

University of Regensburg, Grenzland-Filmtage-Selb

Created in an animation workshop at the University of Regensburg, the film uses the techniques of metamorphosis and stop-motion to provide new insights into the Regensburg of yesteryear.
Created in an animation workshop at the University of Regensburg, the film uses the techniques of metamorphosis and stop-motion to provide new insights into the Regensburg of yesteryear.

Animation and Poetry

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Animation and Poetry

Animation and Poetry

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Regie:

Radostina Neykova

Produktion

University of Regensburg, Grenzland-Filmtage-Selb

Created in an animation workshop at the University of Regensburg, the film uses the techniques of metamorphosis and stop-motion to provide new insights into the Regensburg of yesteryear.
Created in an animation workshop at the University of Regensburg, the film uses the techniques of metamorphosis and stop-motion to provide new insights into the Regensburg of yesteryear.

Animation and Poetry

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

The Pensionist

The Pensionist

Germany

|

2023

|

10

Min

Regie:

Tobias Hambauer

Produktion:

Tobias Hambauer

A pensioner relies on collecting returnable bottles to survive until he receives bad news...
A pensioner relies on collecting returnable bottles to survive until he receives bad news...

The Pensionist

Germany

|

2023

|

10

Min

The Pensionist

The Pensionist

Germany

|

2023

|

10

Min

Regie:

Tobias Hambauer

Produktion

Tobias Hambauer

A pensioner relies on collecting returnable bottles to survive until he receives bad news...
A pensioner relies on collecting returnable bottles to survive until he receives bad news...

The Pensionist

Germany

|

2023

|

10

Min

Architektur eines neuen Lebens

Architektur eines neuen Lebens

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Regie:

Lena Obele

Produktion:

Technische Hochschule Deggendorf, Emi

A video portrait of refugee Tarek from Syria, who is living in difficult conditions in an anchor center in Deggendorf. A film team accompanied Tarek from his hearing for a residence permit to his decision. Insights into his experiences and challenges on the way to a new life...
A video portrait of refugee Tarek from Syria, who is living in difficult conditions in an anchor center in Deggendorf. A film team accompanied Tarek from his hearing for a residence permit to his decision. Insights into his experiences and challenges on the way to a new life...

Architektur eines neuen Lebens

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Architektur eines neuen Lebens

Architektur eines neuen Lebens

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Regie:

Lena Obele

Produktion

Technische Hochschule Deggendorf, Emi

A video portrait of refugee Tarek from Syria, who is living in difficult conditions in an anchor center in Deggendorf. A film team accompanied Tarek from his hearing for a residence permit to his decision. Insights into his experiences and challenges on the way to a new life...
A video portrait of refugee Tarek from Syria, who is living in difficult conditions in an anchor center in Deggendorf. A film team accompanied Tarek from his hearing for a residence permit to his decision. Insights into his experiences and challenges on the way to a new life...

Architektur eines neuen Lebens

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Circle of Life

Circle of Life

Germany

|

2023

|

6

Min

Regie:

Elias Paquay Bäumler

Produktion:

Elias Paquay Bäumler

In a cave, a meagre creature watches television. His stomach growls but the fridge is empty. Suddenly, a loud scream echoes through the room from outside. The creature hesitantly follows the roar. A chase through tall grass ensues until it finally encounters a huge monster with a ravenous appetite.
In a cave, a meagre creature watches television. His stomach growls but the fridge is empty. Suddenly, a loud scream echoes through the room from outside. The creature hesitantly follows the roar. A chase through tall grass ensues until it finally encounters a huge monster with a ravenous appetite.

Circle of Life

Germany

|

2023

|

6

Min

Circle of Life

Circle of Life

Germany

|

2023

|

6

Min

Regie:

Elias Paquay Bäumler

Produktion

Elias Paquay Bäumler

In a cave, a meagre creature watches television. His stomach growls but the fridge is empty. Suddenly, a loud scream echoes through the room from outside. The creature hesitantly follows the roar. A chase through tall grass ensues until it finally encounters a huge monster with a ravenous appetite.
In a cave, a meagre creature watches television. His stomach growls but the fridge is empty. Suddenly, a loud scream echoes through the room from outside. The creature hesitantly follows the roar. A chase through tall grass ensues until it finally encounters a huge monster with a ravenous appetite.

Circle of Life

Germany

|

2023

|

6

Min

Got you

Got you

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Regie:

Niklas Wilde

Produktion:

Technische Hochschule Deggendorf, Emi, Niklas Wilde, Fabian Ehspanner, Oliver Daniels

Melda Dursun is a young, successful kickboxer who already has a title or two to her name. This portrait shows what was particularly important for the German kickboxing champion on her way to the title.
Melda Dursun is a young, successful kickboxer who already has a title or two to her name. This portrait shows what was particularly important for the German kickboxing champion on her way to the title.

Got you

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Got you

Got you

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Regie:

Niklas Wilde

Produktion

Technische Hochschule Deggendorf, Emi, Niklas Wilde, Fabian Ehspanner, Oliver Daniels

Melda Dursun is a young, successful kickboxer who already has a title or two to her name. This portrait shows what was particularly important for the German kickboxing champion on her way to the title.
Melda Dursun is a young, successful kickboxer who already has a title or two to her name. This portrait shows what was particularly important for the German kickboxing champion on her way to the title.

Got you

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Massenhaft Gründe

Massenhaft Gründe

Germany

|

2022

|

6

Min

Regie:

Egid Spies

Produktion:

-

Are there reasons not to read? The children at Rieden elementary school have a few ready!
Are there reasons not to read? The children at Rieden elementary school have a few ready!

Massenhaft Gründe

Germany

|

2022

|

6

Min

Massenhaft Gründe

Massenhaft Gründe

Germany

|

2022

|

6

Min

Regie:

Egid Spies

Produktion

-

Are there reasons not to read? The children at Rieden elementary school have a few ready!
Are there reasons not to read? The children at Rieden elementary school have a few ready!

Massenhaft Gründe

Germany

|

2022

|

6

Min

The Nine Monsters

The Nine Monsters

Germany

|

2023

|

4

Min

Regie:

Martin Pesold

Produktion:

Martin Pesold

A music video created with AI images to the music of Sanchez.
A music video created with AI images to the music of Sanchez.

The Nine Monsters

Germany

|

2023

|

4

Min

The Nine Monsters

The Nine Monsters

Germany

|

2023

|

4

Min

Regie:

Martin Pesold

Produktion

Martin Pesold

A music video created with AI images to the music of Sanchez.
A music video created with AI images to the music of Sanchez.

The Nine Monsters

Germany

|

2023

|

4

Min

Shimmering shadows

Shimmering shadows

Germany

|

2023

|

15

Min

Regie:

Anna Haimerl, Jonas Hochgesang

Produktion:

-

Mara's 17th birthday reveals Emma's hidden depression. A tense fight leaves Mara bewildered. Weeks later, Emma's suicide shatters Mara. Years later, Tom, a good friend of Mara's, shows also symptoms of depression. She wants to help, but he rejects all her attempts. Driven by grief and determination, Mara channels her emotions into a Poem, reminiscient of Emma's struggle and Tom's silent pain.
Mara's 17th birthday reveals Emma's hidden depression. A tense fight leaves Mara bewildered. Weeks later, Emma's suicide shatters Mara. Years later, Tom, a good friend of Mara's, shows also symptoms of depression. She wants to help, but he rejects all her attempts. Driven by grief and determination, Mara channels her emotions into a Poem, reminiscient of Emma's struggle and Tom's silent pain.

Shimmering shadows

Germany

|

2023

|

15

Min

Shimmering shadows

Shimmering shadows

Germany

|

2023

|

15

Min

Regie:

Anna Haimerl, Jonas Hochgesang

Produktion

-

Mara's 17th birthday reveals Emma's hidden depression. A tense fight leaves Mara bewildered. Weeks later, Emma's suicide shatters Mara. Years later, Tom, a good friend of Mara's, shows also symptoms of depression. She wants to help, but he rejects all her attempts. Driven by grief and determination, Mara channels her emotions into a Poem, reminiscient of Emma's struggle and Tom's silent pain.
Mara's 17th birthday reveals Emma's hidden depression. A tense fight leaves Mara bewildered. Weeks later, Emma's suicide shatters Mara. Years later, Tom, a good friend of Mara's, shows also symptoms of depression. She wants to help, but he rejects all her attempts. Driven by grief and determination, Mara channels her emotions into a Poem, reminiscient of Emma's struggle and Tom's silent pain.

Shimmering shadows

Germany

|

2023

|

15

Min

Somnambuhl - Barbiecue

Somnambuhl - Barbiecue

Germany

|

2023

|

2

Min

Regie:

Hendrik Buhl, Somnambuhl

Produktion:

Hendrik Buhl

Ken loves Barbie, Barbie loves Ken. But something is wrong in this pink dream. Whatever it is, it's accompanied by Pommes Frites Plastique.
Ken loves Barbie, Barbie loves Ken. But something is wrong in this pink dream. Whatever it is, it's accompanied by Pommes Frites Plastique.

Somnambuhl - Barbiecue

Germany

|

2023

|

2

Min

Somnambuhl - Barbiecue

Somnambuhl - Barbiecue

Germany

|

2023

|

2

Min

Regie:

Hendrik Buhl, Somnambuhl

Produktion

Hendrik Buhl

Ken loves Barbie, Barbie loves Ken. But something is wrong in this pink dream. Whatever it is, it's accompanied by Pommes Frites Plastique.
Ken loves Barbie, Barbie loves Ken. But something is wrong in this pink dream. Whatever it is, it's accompanied by Pommes Frites Plastique.

Somnambuhl - Barbiecue

Germany

|

2023

|

2

Min

Cannibal Corp.

Cannibal Corp.

Germany

|

2023

|

8

Min

Regie:

Thomas Bauer

Produktion:

Thomas Bauer

Fight discrimination! - that's Stacey Park's motto as a private investigator for social justice, this time confronting one of the largest manufacturers of household appliances.
Fight discrimination! - that's Stacey Park's motto as a private investigator for social justice, this time confronting one of the largest manufacturers of household appliances.

Cannibal Corp.

Germany

|

2023

|

8

Min

Cannibal Corp.

Cannibal Corp.

Germany

|

2023

|

8

Min

Regie:

Thomas Bauer

Produktion

Thomas Bauer

Fight discrimination! - that's Stacey Park's motto as a private investigator for social justice, this time confronting one of the largest manufacturers of household appliances.
Fight discrimination! - that's Stacey Park's motto as a private investigator for social justice, this time confronting one of the largest manufacturers of household appliances.

Cannibal Corp.

Germany

|

2023

|

8

Min

WINDOW TO
THE REGION

As always, the topics and genres of the regional window are diverse. Alongside documentaries and fiction, there are dance and music performances, as well as animations, providing variety. Also included are student works, as well as creative contributions from our youngest filmmakers. This year's selection invites laughter and creates new perspectives on the experimental, while also addressing serious themes that encourage viewers to reflect.

March 8th

20:30

@

Ostentor

March 14th

18:30

@

Ostentor

Realistically Seen

Realistically Seen

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Regie:

Anna Vieira Auer

Produktion:

Anna Vieira Auer

Anna is in her mid-twenties and an unsuccessful actress. Over the course of a day, she experiences the typical ups and downs of Generation Z and is accompanied by a narrator who reveals Anna's deepest thoughts. A movie that reflects the director's real life in about 18 minutes.
Anna is in her mid-twenties and an unsuccessful actress. Over the course of a day, she experiences the typical ups and downs of Generation Z and is accompanied by a narrator who reveals Anna's deepest thoughts. A movie that reflects the director's real life in about 18 minutes.

Realistically Seen

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Realistically Seen

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Regie:

Anna Vieira Auer

Produktion:

Anna Vieira Auer

Anna is in her mid-twenties and an unsuccessful actress. Over the course of a day, she experiences the typical ups and downs of Generation Z and is accompanied by a narrator who reveals Anna's deepest thoughts. A movie that reflects the director's real life in about 18 minutes.
Anna is in her mid-twenties and an unsuccessful actress. Over the course of a day, she experiences the typical ups and downs of Generation Z and is accompanied by a narrator who reveals Anna's deepest thoughts. A movie that reflects the director's real life in about 18 minutes.

Realistically Seen

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

The Walk

The Walk

Germany

|

2023

|

12

Min

Regie:

Jonny Stern

Produktion:

Adam Fried (Doya Entertainment)

A divorced, Jewish, American man finds himself living in Germany. Every day he walks his old dog through the city and is reminded of the horrors of the past. He must come to terms with the country's past if he is going to stay here to be with his young daughter, who he promised he would never leave.
A divorced, Jewish, American man finds himself living in Germany. Every day he walks his old dog through the city and is reminded of the horrors of the past. He must come to terms with the country's past if he is going to stay here to be with his young daughter, who he promised he would never leave.

The Walk

Germany

|

2023

|

12

Min

The Walk

Germany

|

2023

|

12

Min

Regie:

Jonny Stern

Produktion:

Adam Fried (Doya Entertainment)

A divorced, Jewish, American man finds himself living in Germany. Every day he walks his old dog through the city and is reminded of the horrors of the past. He must come to terms with the country's past if he is going to stay here to be with his young daughter, who he promised he would never leave.
A divorced, Jewish, American man finds himself living in Germany. Every day he walks his old dog through the city and is reminded of the horrors of the past. He must come to terms with the country's past if he is going to stay here to be with his young daughter, who he promised he would never leave.

The Walk

Germany

|

2023

|

12

Min

anyway

anyway

Germany

|

2023

|

6

Min

Regie:

Sascha Gratza

Produktion:

Sascha Gratza, Julia Leidhold

An experimental film that makes visible to us in its many layers what we have long since ceased to notice and that plays with our perceptions.
An experimental film that makes visible to us in its many layers what we have long since ceased to notice and that plays with our perceptions.

anyway

Germany

|

2023

|

6

Min

anyway

Germany

|

2023

|

6

Min

Regie:

Sascha Gratza

Produktion:

Sascha Gratza, Julia Leidhold

An experimental film that makes visible to us in its many layers what we have long since ceased to notice and that plays with our perceptions.
An experimental film that makes visible to us in its many layers what we have long since ceased to notice and that plays with our perceptions.

anyway

Germany

|

2023

|

6

Min

Mikado

Mikado

Germany

|

2023

|

7

Min

Regie:

Micky Graeter

Produktion:

Jani Sellmann

An elderly woman pays an actor to play her deceased grandson, so her husband who suffers from dementia can live peacefully.
An elderly woman pays an actor to play her deceased grandson, so her husband who suffers from dementia can live peacefully.

Mikado

Germany

|

2023

|

7

Min

Mikado

Germany

|

2023

|

7

Min

Regie:

Micky Graeter

Produktion:

Jani Sellmann

An elderly woman pays an actor to play her deceased grandson, so her husband who suffers from dementia can live peacefully.
An elderly woman pays an actor to play her deceased grandson, so her husband who suffers from dementia can live peacefully.

Mikado

Germany

|

2023

|

7

Min

True Heroes

True Heroes

Germany

|

2023

|

7

Min

Regie:

Thomas Drexl, Holger W. John

Produktion:

Gaby Eisenhut (Medienzentrum Regensburger Land)

It is only through danger that little Fieps surpasses himself on his latest castle excursion with his grandpa.
It is only through danger that little Fieps surpasses himself on his latest castle excursion with his grandpa.

True Heroes

Germany

|

2023

|

7

Min

True Heroes

Germany

|

2023

|

7

Min

Regie:

Thomas Drexl, Holger W. John

Produktion:

Gaby Eisenhut (Medienzentrum Regensburger Land)

It is only through danger that little Fieps surpasses himself on his latest castle excursion with his grandpa.
It is only through danger that little Fieps surpasses himself on his latest castle excursion with his grandpa.

True Heroes

Germany

|

2023

|

7

Min

Ausschnitte: Videoportrait eines jungen Bildhauers

Ausschnitte: Videoportrait eines jungen Bildhauers

Germany

|

2023

|

4

Min

Regie:

Dominik Huber

Produktion:

Dominik Huber

The 22-year-old artist and trained wood sculptor Johannes Kroeker has created 24 human-sized wooden sculptures in response to 24 one-hour audio recordings made at various locations in Regensburg. He spoke to the W1 film team about the art, himself and the exhibition in this video portrait.
The 22-year-old artist and trained wood sculptor Johannes Kroeker has created 24 human-sized wooden sculptures in response to 24 one-hour audio recordings made at various locations in Regensburg. He spoke to the W1 film team about the art, himself and the exhibition in this video portrait.

Ausschnitte: Videoportrait eines jungen Bildhauers

Germany

|

2023

|

4

Min

Ausschnitte: Videoportrait eines jungen Bildhauers

Germany

|

2023

|

4

Min

Regie:

Dominik Huber

Produktion:

Dominik Huber

The 22-year-old artist and trained wood sculptor Johannes Kroeker has created 24 human-sized wooden sculptures in response to 24 one-hour audio recordings made at various locations in Regensburg. He spoke to the W1 film team about the art, himself and the exhibition in this video portrait.
The 22-year-old artist and trained wood sculptor Johannes Kroeker has created 24 human-sized wooden sculptures in response to 24 one-hour audio recordings made at various locations in Regensburg. He spoke to the W1 film team about the art, himself and the exhibition in this video portrait.

Ausschnitte: Videoportrait eines jungen Bildhauers

Germany

|

2023

|

4

Min

Polly & Molly

Polly & Molly

Germany

|

2023

|

2

Min

Regie:

Stefan Hahn

Produktion:

Stefan Hahn

In four animated scenes, we follow the everyday lives of Polly and Molly. Polly is a cartoonist and doesn't always have it easy next to strong Molly. The animated films provide an absurd and humorous insight into their life together.
In four animated scenes, we follow the everyday lives of Polly and Molly. Polly is a cartoonist and doesn't always have it easy next to strong Molly. The animated films provide an absurd and humorous insight into their life together.

Polly & Molly

Germany

|

2023

|

2

Min

Polly & Molly

Germany

|

2023

|

2

Min

Regie:

Stefan Hahn

Produktion:

Stefan Hahn

In four animated scenes, we follow the everyday lives of Polly and Molly. Polly is a cartoonist and doesn't always have it easy next to strong Molly. The animated films provide an absurd and humorous insight into their life together.
In four animated scenes, we follow the everyday lives of Polly and Molly. Polly is a cartoonist and doesn't always have it easy next to strong Molly. The animated films provide an absurd and humorous insight into their life together.

Polly & Molly

Germany

|

2023

|

2

Min

Lucidum intervallum

Lucidum intervallum

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Regie:

Johann Wellner

Produktion:

Johann Wellner

In the case of unconsciousness, the term lucidum intervallum refers to an intermediate phase of a light moment in which a person is temporarily in full possession of their mental powers and achieves clarity before a renewed, increasing clouding of consciousness sets in. The short film takes an abstract and experimental approach to this phenomenon.
In the case of unconsciousness, the term lucidum intervallum refers to an intermediate phase of a light moment in which a person is temporarily in full possession of their mental powers and achieves clarity before a renewed, increasing clouding of consciousness sets in. The short film takes an abstract and experimental approach to this phenomenon.

Lucidum intervallum

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Lucidum intervallum

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Regie:

Johann Wellner

Produktion:

Johann Wellner

In the case of unconsciousness, the term lucidum intervallum refers to an intermediate phase of a light moment in which a person is temporarily in full possession of their mental powers and achieves clarity before a renewed, increasing clouding of consciousness sets in. The short film takes an abstract and experimental approach to this phenomenon.
In the case of unconsciousness, the term lucidum intervallum refers to an intermediate phase of a light moment in which a person is temporarily in full possession of their mental powers and achieves clarity before a renewed, increasing clouding of consciousness sets in. The short film takes an abstract and experimental approach to this phenomenon.

Lucidum intervallum

Germany

|

2023

|

5

Min

Black Power

Black Power

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Regie:

Marcus Siebler

Produktion:

Marcus Siebler

There is inflation and a shortage of electricity in Germany. Restraint and waste of energy are controlled by strict measures of the Energy and Economic Emergency Ordinance, electrical appliances require a G-certificate. In times of crisis, Mr. Krieger cushions the high costs with "black power".
There is inflation and a shortage of electricity in Germany. Restraint and waste of energy are controlled by strict measures of the Energy and Economic Emergency Ordinance, electrical appliances require a G-certificate. In times of crisis, Mr. Krieger cushions the high costs with "black power".

Black Power

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Black Power

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min

Regie:

Marcus Siebler

Produktion:

Marcus Siebler

There is inflation and a shortage of electricity in Germany. Restraint and waste of energy are controlled by strict measures of the Energy and Economic Emergency Ordinance, electrical appliances require a G-certificate. In times of crisis, Mr. Krieger cushions the high costs with "black power".
There is inflation and a shortage of electricity in Germany. Restraint and waste of energy are controlled by strict measures of the Energy and Economic Emergency Ordinance, electrical appliances require a G-certificate. In times of crisis, Mr. Krieger cushions the high costs with "black power".

Black Power

Germany

|

2023

|

18

Min