Impulse I – A short film program that will transport you to a visual dream world. Our selection presents a colorful mix of the best current short films from international filmmaking, suitable for you as both a youth and adult viewer. Let the films enchant you and discover the world of short films in a new way. Experience visual masterpieces and narrative innovations that will transport you to a new way of looking at the world.

Sunday, 19. Mar 2023 // 16:00 Uhr @ W1 – Zentrum für junge Kultur Theatersaal
Thursday, 23. Mar 2023 // 17:00 Uhr @ W1 – Zentrum für junge Kultur Theatersaal
Saturday, 25. Mar 2023 // 16:00 Uhr @ Leerer Beutel Filmgalerie

If not now, then when…?
Germany 2021, color, 3 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Jens Rosemann
Production: Jens Rosemann
Today is the day: Sven will jump from the diving tower. Although…? Maybe better tomorrow. Or next week? Indecisive, Sven climbs the tower. It can’t be that hard, can it?

Turkish for Almans
Germany 2021, color, 32 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Annika Sehn
Production: Annika Sehn
You want to … make friends with Mehmet and Ayse? …order your kebab in Turkish? …know what your Turkish neighbors are talking about? Then this film’s just right for you. The host and "Turkey expert" Annika takes you on a journey into Turkish-speaking society, you’ll meet Turkish wrestlers or learn Turkish slang on the streets of Neukölln. A film to watch and to participate in.

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.

Germany 2022, color, 18 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Vera M. Schmidt
Production: Jonathan M. Schneider
The senior postwoman Chef has to retrieve a wrongly delivered package from the old Mrs. Liebermann. But the lonely lady is more cunning than she seems and has a plan of her own. Will Chef succeed in jumping over her shadow to get the valuable package back?

I’m Like Butter on Too Little Bread
Germany 2022, color, 14 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Schima Darzi
Production: Schima Darzi
The time for quiet is over when Michael is out on the streets. Residents recognize "their singing parcel carrier" from afar. With parcel, scanner and wreath of flowers, he goes from front door to front door. His yellow van heads for every street corner. Michael is living proof that and how he lives.

the Invention of Less
Switzerland 2021, color, 3 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Noah Erni
Production: Noah Erni
In 2031, due to global warming a young polar bear has to leave her home and moves to Zurich. Together with the other animals who have fled, she ekes out a living with odd jobs. But then she has a world-changing idea!