SHORT FILM COMPETITION 8+ PROGRAM 1

COMPETITION SHORT FILM 8+ PROGRAM 1 | 8+

FRI, 21.9. | 2 pm | Kino des Deutschen Filmmuseums
WED, 26.9. | 11 am | Kino des Deutschen Filmmuseums

Film program suitable from age 6. Recommended from age 8. With Eng. ST. and German voice-over
German premiere for all films.

VITELLO FAR EN KLAM KAERSTE | VITELLO GETS A YUCKY GIRLFRIEND
DK 2018. D: Dorte Bengtson. 7 min. Animated film. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

Vitello and his mother spend their summer day in the front yard. When a moving truck stops at the house next door, he becomes curious. The new kid next door may be his age, but she’s a girl. You can’t play with those, right? (DF)


DIRECTOR
Director Dorte Bengtson works in the field of animation. Her graduate film SYLFIDDEN, made in the course of her animation directing studies, was chosen for the Cannes Film Festival 2009. Her second short film SKYGGEDYRET was similarly successful and was screened at a number of European film festivals.

Filmography (Selection)
2018 VITELLO FAR EN KLAM KAERSTE | 2013 SKYGGEDYRET | 2008 SYLFIDDEN | 2007 FOR STUMT

ABU ADNAN | ADNAN’S FATHER
DK 2017. D: Sylvia Le Fanu. 25 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

Town houses and traffic lights with no traffic: Adnan and his father, a doctor from Syria, want to start a new life in the Danish province. The film observes with quiet humour how the two of them handle each other and their status in a strange place. (JE)

DIRECTOR

Sylvia Le Fanu was born in 1990 in London and grew up in Denmark. In 2013 she attained a bachelor’s degree in Film and Media studies from the University of Copenhagen. In the course of her degree, she made the short film ABU ADNAN. Since 2017 she has been a directing student at a Norwegian film school.

Filmography (Selection)
2017 MEENA (TV series) | 2017 ABU ADNAN (short film) | 2015 PÅ HØJE TID (short film)

06:01
RU 2018. D: Sergei Ryabov. 3 min. Animated film. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

A cat, a girl and a game of draughts in a rattling train cabin. Who can keep a cool head and win the game in this unequal match? (MM)

DIRECTOR

Sergei Ryaboy was born in Russia in 1977. As a student, he produced his first animated film ODIN DOMA. After graduating, he worked in different studios in Moscow as an animator. In 2007 he made the independent animated film RYBKA.

Filmography (Selection)
2018 6:1 (short film) | 2012 GRIB I TYKVA (short film) | 2011 SOSISKA (short film) | 2007 RYBKA (short film) | 2000 ODIN DOMA (short film)

ÉMETTEUR-RÉCEPTEUR | TRANSMITTER RECEIVER
CA 2017. D: Vincent Wilson. 9 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

A boy can’t stop thinking about searching space for signals. With help of a self-made device, the milky way suddenly appears smaller than expected and what seemed far away is suddenly right in the neighborhood. (ES)

DIRECTOR

After completing his studies in communications, specializing in multimedia at the Université du Québec, Vincent Wilson began working as a director of advertisement films at the television channel TQS Quebec. His short films have been screened in Canada as well as worldwide.

Filmography (Selection)
2017 ÉMETTEUR-RÉCEPTEUR (short film) | 2017 MERCI (short film) | 2014 ÉCHO (short film)

VA JOUER DEHORS | GO PLAY OUTSIDE
CA 2017. D: Adib Alkhalidey. 18 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

Abel decides to solve his parent’s financial problems himself. With help from his best friend Edwin, he scours the neighborhood for easy money. Soon they have to ask themselves: What kind of life do we want to lead? (MW)

DIRECTOR

Adib Alkhalidey works as an artist in Montreal. He is particularly known for his work in comedy, but has always had a great interest in film. After the success of his first comedy one-man show, he works as a screenwriter and director for a number of web series. VA JOUER DEHORS is his first short film.

Filmography (Selection)
2017 VA JOUER DEHORS

 

PEZ | FISH
ES 2017. D: Javier Quintas. 9 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over

Dani, Martina and their mother live in one of the poorer districts of the city. To help their mother, who always skips dinner to save money, the two of them devise a clever plan. (MW)

DIRECTOR

Javier Quintas (*1963 in Madrid) began his career in 1990 as an assistant director and worked on many Spanish television and film productions. In 2005, he became a part of the award winning series EL COMISSARIO and directed a number of episodes.

Filmography (Selection)

2017 LA CASA DE PAPEL (TV series) | 2016 EL CASO (TV series) | 2013 LOS MISTERIOS DE LAURA (TV series) | 2008-2011 RIS CIENTÍFICA (TV series)