Monday, 20. Mar 2023 // 21:00 Uhr @ W1 – Zentrum für junge Kultur Theatersaal

Canada 2022, color, 6 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Jennifer Linton
Production: Jennifer Linton
A loose narrative of joy, grief, death and rebirth, all told through looping image sequences printed on animation devices known as phonotropes. Everything is a loop.

Invisible Isolation
Germany 2022, color, 4 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Max-josef Zeller
Production: Max-josef Zeller
The eyesight seems caught in the driving pulse of the music. Alone and isolated from the other eye, it shows its essential form of life. The usually reflexive and unconscious movement of blinking becomes the focus of a performative, compulsive journey. The life-giving power of water acts like a redemptive liberation from uniformity.

United States 2022, color, 9 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Marcus Nash
Production: Christina Howard-casey
When a charming hipster picks up a car from a Russian mechanic garage, cultural misunderstandings abound.

Somnambuhl – Loveula
Germany 2022, black & white, 3 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Dr. Hendrik Buhl, Somnambuhl
Production: Dr. Hendrik Buhl
Loveula bows to "Nosferatu – A Symphony of Horror" (1922) by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau. The love vampire is as a homage to the now hundred-year-old classic silent film. Somnambuhl gives him a voice and counts four times three.

The Equilibrists
United Kingdom 2020, black & white, 5 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Jayne Wilson
Production: Jayne Wilson
The Equilibrists of the film are patient and surprising exemplars of the lessons to be learnt from scrutinising the elementary principles of physics. Here familiar feats of balance and curious parlour games combine with the didactic serving as a reminder of the patience, delicacy and balance essential for stability.

The Phone Booth
Germany 2022, color, 10 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Lukas März, Kilian Bohnensack
Production: Lukas März, Lea Grande
Tom wants to throw a surprise party for his best friend Anna, since he has a crush on her. Unfortunately, the bar has messed up his reservation – and the only room available at short notice is the phone booth in the backyard. Tom tries everything to throw the „best party of the year" anyway. But the cell is too small, the bar’s rules are too absurd and Anna is far too difficult to impress.

Finland 2022, color, 8 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Jussi Eerola
Production: Jussi Eerola
What lights up the darkest hours of night?

Three 2 One
Germany 2022, color, 6 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Max-josef Zeller
Production: Max-josef Zeller
The experimental dance film deals with opposites on a musical and dance level and explores the fragility and simultaneous power of the individual.

The Party Manual
Germany 2019, color, 5 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Alina Cyranek
Production: Alina Cyranek
How to throw a party. A timeless instruction manual.

the music that you play
Austria 2022, color, 4 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Nikolaus Jantsch
Production: Nikolaus Jantsch
The music video for the song by Austrian band Yellow Mellow was created using a technique called "direct animation" or "drawn on film," which involves painting and scratching directly into 16mm film stock.

Germany 2022, color, 4 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Lou Wildemann
Production: Lou Wildemann
Everything sucks for Orange, a nonbinary, lonesome, unsuccessful musician, hating their tedious job, strolling through an inner-city dessert. Until.. Green appears. The first one seeming to be like them. Except for.. Green, a just as lonely performance artist, dancing in this very dessert, seems to be.. at peace with themself. Orange, struggling with fascination and reservations, tries to follow and let loose – until being alone again. Does Green even exist or is it just Oranges head creating a longing ideal?

MeTube 3: August sings ‘Una furtiva lagrima’
Austria 2020, color, 10 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Daniel Moshel

The third part of the internationally award-winning MeTube short film series. This
time the intergalactic music nerds August and Elfi conquer the opera
stage and orchestrate their final adventure in an opulent manner.

Long Time No Techno
Germany 2022, color, 3 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Eugenia Bakurin
Production: Eugenia Bakurin
The film footage comes from the archives of the Odesa Film Studio. It was the first film studio founded in the Russian Empire. During the Soviet era, numerous films were shot here that shaped the childhoods of millions of people. Today, the film studio, as well as many other cultural monuments in Odesa and throughout Ukraine, is threatened with destruction by the Russian army.