WESTBOURNE STUDIOS
242 ACKLAM ROAD, W10 5JJ






Portobello
World Cinema Festival



30 Aug - 15 Sep
Entry Free



featuring the latest and best independent cinema from around the world with a special focus this year on Germany.






Fri 30 August
Drama
6-11 pm



Paper Boxes
Ho Jia Jian, 16 minutes, U
What happens when memories are packed up in boxes?
Drama
Singapore

Cough
Jason Kempnich, 10 minutes, 12
Food shortages during a pandemic force recently widowed George to stray far from home to survive. A simple purchase of rations derails when George stumbles upon a shopkeeper’s secret, placing all of them in, mortal jeopardy.
Sc-Fi Drama
Australia

Three days In Kamakura
Alec Mcaulay, 20 minutes, 15
David and Keilo’s marriage is under strain. A lost boy comes into their lives and becomes a catalyst in their troubled relationship.
Drama
Japan

Boonrerm
Sorayos Prapapan, 17 minutes, 12
Boonrerm is a housemaid. Every day she relived a weird order.
Drama
Thailand

Without You I Will Die
Magnus Aronson-Aminoff, 21 minutes, 15
Boy meets girl, Boy loses girl. Armageddon! Boy gets girl back.
Drama
Sweden

Second Wind
Sergey Tsyss, 7 minutes, U
The last performance on the Earth.
Drama
Russia

On The Beach
Marie-Elsa Sguaido, 15 minutes, 12
It’s summer but life remains very complicated for 15-year-old Sara. Together with her little brother, she has been sent to spend the holidays at her mother’s. Thankfully there’s the beach and the boys. If only they could let her do as she wants.
Drama
Switzerland

Apres 3 minute (After 3 Minutes)
Dimitric Linder, 19 minutes, 12A
Blandine, Jeanne and Lisa visit the same family planning center on the same day, all have personal issues. They would have to make a decision that will determine the rest of their life.
Drama
Belgium

The Last Cry Of the Dragon
Jamil Hendi, 32 minutes, 12A
Tomas comes home from work but his neighbor Amza, was screaming all day long, so he must pay him a visit.
Drama
Romania

Odium
Leszek Hendzel, 22 minutes, 12
Futuristic vision of the future, where all of the people’s negative emotions are limited. Any uncontrolled behaviour results in “extraction”. Main character NUN starts a lonely fight with the system.
Sc-Fi Drama
Poland

Little Light (Lille Lys)
Emilia Ondriasova, 10 minutes, 12A
Lille Lys is the story about a woman who is striving for perfection. However, the more she tries, the harder she falls, and at one point she loses it completely.
Drama
Slovakia

Roadside Girls
Denis Mauguit, 16 minutes, 15
A spring morning on a countryside road. Two hitchhikers get acquainted. Sarah, a 28 years old bohemian lifestyle traveller meets and takes under her wing the young Alex, 19, that seems to have no purpose but to leave the place where she landed.
Drama
Belgium

A Better World (Un Monde Meilleur)
Sacha Peiner, 24 minutes, 12
Henry has always worked at denunciation ministry of a pitiless dictatorship. But suddenly the regime collapses, becoming an idyllic countryside. Henry, panicked, without the rules he was addicted to, seems the only one to regret the old regime.
Sc-Fi Drama
Belgium

Italy Belongs To Us (L’italia Ci Appartiene
Carlo Avventi, 73 minutes, 12
Marco, a young film director, discovers that he is terminally ill. After a long time spent abroad he returns to his home country, Italy, to shoot his last film. In search of a story he decides to put an advert in a paper and let people tell him stories about Italy. He records the interviews with a camera. At the beginning Marco is convinced that he is wasting his time, but slowly, as people begin to tell their stories, he realizes that all their revelations actually concern him. All together these stories constitute the film he would have liked to shoot.
Drama
Germany






Sat 31 August
Documentary
12am - 11 pm



Big Dream Little Bears
Howard Jackson, 52 minutes, U
Filmed in Borneo the documentary is an uplifting, often funny, story of one man’s determined dream to save the smallest, least studied and, pound for pound, most dangerous bears on earth.
Documentary
Australia

Where There’s A Well
Tommy Flavin, 79 minutes, U
This documentary follows the journey of a waste pump from factory to Malawign Village, exploring the impact clean water has on communities and individuals as they work to improve their lives.
Documentary
Ireland

Random To Hug The Wind
Rastgece Orsa, Huseyin Bulut, 30 minutes, 12
About ecology and sea in Turkey. Our seas have been contaminated for many years. Though that contamination doesn’t catch our eyes, fishermen are witnesses for this, moreover they catch the contamination with their fishnets.
Documentary
Turkey

From New York With Love
Andre Valentim Almeida, 70 minutes, 12A
Wandering through moving images taken with a tourist camera juxtaposed with classic movies, the film is an essay on a foreigner’s evolving relationship with his host country.
Art Documentary
Portugal

Good Guys Versus the Gremlins
Ivan Bergerman, 23 minutes, 12
Johnson Dickerdsas, aspiring crypto zoologist, attempts to document the existence of the Gremlin.
Mock-Documentary
Canada

Truth Be Told
Gregorio Smith, 86 minutes, 15
An expose of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Religion. Former members discuss the effect of proselytizing, not celebrating holidays and being discouraged from pursuing higher education.
Documentary
USA

Never Admit Defeat
Susane Arbizu & Henri Belin, 90 minutes, 12A
Exiled Spanish Republican in Bobigny, Davniel Serrano, who is now 91 years old, fights from his suburban house to clear the name of his brother Eudaldo, shot after the Spanish Civil War.
Documentary
Spain

Le Sommeil De Lafoule (The Dream Of The Crowd)
Antoine Janot & Cyprien Leduc, 73 minutes, 12
The Parisian underground unveils its labyrinth of corridors, in this artificial space, without day or night, the crowd slowly sinks into a collective dream.
Documentary
France

A Story For the Modlins
Sergio Oksman, 25 minutes, U
The tale of Elmer Modlin, who, after appearing in Rosemary’s Baby, fled with his family to a far-off country and shut himself away in a dark apartment for 30 years.
Documentary
Spain

Distorted: Reflections On Early Sydney Punk
Des Devlin, 75 minutes, 12A
Distorted explores the meaning of punk in the late 70s for people living on the ‘other’ side of the world.
Music Documentary
Australia

Solo Surf
Kevin Anderson, 60 minutes, 12A
Surfing movie.
Documentary
London, England






Sun 01 September
German Films
12 am - 11 pm




Orania
Tobias Lindner, 95 minutes, 12
An intimate portrait of a private village in South Africa, which is solely inhabited by white afrikaners.
Documentary
Germany

Cross And Banner
(Glaube Sitte Heimat), Jurgen Ellinghaus, 55 minutes, U
Beverungen, a small town in the middle of Germany, is hosting the annual festival of the “Confederation of Historical German Marksmen’s Brotherhoods” with thousands of participants. Mediaeval revival in 21st-century Germany.
Documentary
Germany

The Voice Of God
Bernd Lutzeler, 10 minutes, U
If God would come down to earth and try to earn a living in Bombay, most probably he would very soon become successful as a voice over artiste, lending his voice to thousands of Hindi moves and even more documentaries and public service films in India, A melodramatic docu-drama with voice-over in stop-motion and long-time exposure.
Experimental
Germany

Rev Errance
Alphonse Yambre, 4 minutes, U
A man from Burkina Faso writes a poem-letter about his loneliness in the European diaspora. He fled from war but misses his African home, and dreams about his return. The man feels sorry for the African companions who have clandestine fantasies about visa-free travels.
Art
Germany

Coke Lukewar
Elisa Klement, 14 minutes, U
Caro (11) stays overnight at her best friend’s place. Another girl joins them and Caro feels like a fifth wheel. Fortunately there is Gregor, the older brother of her best friend and Caro’s secret love.
Drama
Germany

Sunshine At Night
Elisa Klement, 14 minutes, U
The piano teacher Gisela Schulte has been living alone for many years. One day she finds the door key of her neighbour Mr Sunshine and decides to get to know him better.
Drama
Germany

Loud & Low
Elisa Klement, 14 minutes, 12
Greta and Gunnar have a hut. When they decide, one day, to meet at Greta’s house, Greta is exposed to someone grooming her on internet chat. Her first, curious steps exploring love get a hard blow.
Drama
Germany

Fortune Faded
Alexander Heringer, 3 minutes, 12
Every Moment leads to another one. Thus, to understand one Moment one has to know about his background, because everything has a cause and everything has an effect.
Drama
Germany

Andersartig (Different)
Dennis Stein-Schomburg, 5 minutes
One child is different than the others. Because of her dreamy and sportive nature she doesn’t match the generally accepted behaviour of the other kids.
Animation
Germany

Ankommen (Strangers We Meet)
Christian Wittmoser, 30 minutes, 15
“Ankommen” is a German short film about the search for recognition, fulfilment and love. When his girlfriend leaves him, Nikias goes on their planned holiday to Majorca by himself.
Drama
Germany

Cold Star
Kai Stanicke, 7 minutes, 12A
A boy experiences new desires while watching a man at an indoor swimming pool. Forced up the diving platform by a rowdy gang, he receives help from an unexpected source.
Music Video
Germany

Erinnerungen an den Sommer (Remembering The Summer)
Friedrich Tiedtke, 11 minutes, 12A

A Woman
(Isolde Barth) remembers her first love experience, realizing its true significance only in retrospective. Beautiful and light feelings suddenly turn oppressive and lead to new perspectives.
Drama
Germany

Dreieinhalb (Three And A Half)
Elisa Unger, 20 minutes, 12
The house Martin inherited in Transylvania turns out to be a worthless old shack. The money he borrowed for the journey is almost gone.
Comedy
Germany

Felix
Anselm Belser, 1 minute, U
Every action has a reaction.
Comedy
Germany

Geschwister (Siblings)
Joya Thome, 8 minutes, U
“Daddy has made a mistake.” That’s what three siblings, Mara (16), Felix (12) and Moritz (7), get served for dinner.
Drama
Germany

Gay Goth Scene
Kai Stanicke, 5 minutes, 12A
For a young boy, school is a living hell. He decided to put an end to it.
Music Video
Germany

Eat
Moritz Kramer, 7 minutes, 12A
A photoshoot. The model Helen is unnerved. Back in the changing room she makes a surprising discovery. Everything around her is edible − the chair, the TV, the walls.
Drama
Germany

Steffi gfällt das (Steffi Likes This)
Philipp Scholz, 5 minutes, U
Paul is a Social Media junkie and he can’t live his life without his smartphone. But on his lucky day he’d be better off leaving it at home...
Comedy
Germany

Ballet Story
Daria Belova, 9 minutes, 12A
Another day at the ballet school. Classes routine goes as usual, when Sophie notices a boy outdoors, on the street. He was here yesterday already. She finds him mysterious, maybe she likes him, but doesn’t dare to do anything with it. Surrounded by her frivolously chattering classmates, she realizes that another girl is faster making decisions, and Sophie finds herself caught in a vortex of grief and aggression.
Drama
Germany

Karlstod (Karl’s Death
, Mariko Minoguchi, 14 minutes, 12
A trout meant to be grilled gets the name Karl and doesn’t end up on the barbecue.
Drama
Germany

Dans Le Jardin Du Ni
Sophie Kluge, 9 minutes, U
How a day goes by. The phone rings and rings. A romantic weekend in Paris didn’t work out as planned.
Drama
Germany


Shaitan
Ersin Cilesiz, 28 minutes, 12A
Faris closes his eyes and breathes deeply. He relives the murder of his parents. Again and again. It will not let him go. It arouses something that is deeply buried within his soul.
Drama
Germany

Nachtwächter (Night Guard)
Eike Frederik Schulz, 30 minutes 12A
The days of Adrian and Commissioner Keller in the provincial Oldenburg are numbered.
Drama
Germany

Sinfonie der Dumpfbacken (Symphony Of Fools)
Volker Heymann, 5 minutes, 12A
An emergency meeting of the sales represenatives of a medium-sized company. Sales are dropping, a new strategy must be found! The current product, a bobble-head dog.
Comedy
Germany

Neue Nähe (New Closeness)
Sonja Vukovic & Christain Stahl, 5 minutes, 12A
The topic of the future journalism/ new media is one of the most important in the think tank of the publisher. So “Neue nahe” was used on the one hand for the training, but also for in-house, substantive debate. In English.
Experimental
Germany

The Hopper
Alex Bruel Flagstad, 17 minutes, 15
Clay-motion, stash house stick-ups, West Baltmore, and fluffy pancakes. In English
Animation
Germany

Vaterlandsliebe (A German Loves His Fatherland)
Nico Sommer, 20 minutes, 15
Jens is tolerant, tall and good-looking. His big honesty and loyalty to Germany increasingly brings him problems. Many people think he is a Nazi, although he only loves his native country.
Drama
Germany

Weisse Nacht (White Night)
Sabrina Sarabi, 21 minutes, 18
A young couple gets themselves into a role play for the course of the night. But soon enough the borders between reality and game, between role and identity begin to melt.
Drama
Germany

Wie Du küsst (The Way You Kiss)
Eva Trobisch, 22 minutes, 12A
After his father left the family, Klemens has taken over for him as the man of the house. His mother Kerstin and him live in tune with each other’s more or less regular day-today routine.
Drama
Germany

Achttausend (Eightthousand)
Simon-Niklas Scheuring, 19 minutes, 12
Jens and his girlfriend Nessi live in a run-down cellar flat. One night when he comes home with his face beaten bloody, both of them are aware that they have no more money and they start to argue.
Drama
Germany

1 Minus 1 Equals 0 (1 Minus 1 Geich 0)
Sylvania Pen, 12 minutes, 15
“1 Minus 1 Equals 0” shows us the reflected thoughts of a young woman who is at the mercy of her inner emotional chaos − looking back at a time of inner conflict between her heart and ego, illusions and reality − and at the threat of breaking under the strain.
Drama
Germany

Wake Up!
H Schleicher, 8 minutes, 12A
Wake Up! offers a view of the dreamer from the outside, shows the sleeper rolling to and fro, laughing or taking in dreams, awoken through fear, torn from the dreams, the experience still etched on their face. A few moments of transition from the world of the dream to conscious reality, attempts to get their bearings and process the dream or nightmare.
Found Footage
Germany

You Freud − Me Jane
H. Schleicher, 13 minutes, 12A,
You Freud − Me Jane marks the end of the trilogy and deals with the interpretation of dreams as the key to the unconscious. Canvas therapists explain the principles of pychoanaylsis and related terms such Oedipus complex, latency period, and penis envy. High-profile patients lie on the couch and ask themselves, who am I? Freud in many incarnations − and his therapist colleagues ask themselves the same, but nevertheless give their best − until the time is up.
Found Footage
Germany

Reverie
Valentin Gagarin, Shujun Wong, and Robert Wincierz, 13 minutes, 12A
An inconspicuous citizen on the way to work is torn out of his daily routine when he witnesses a rail suicide. The event haunts him in his imagination and mixes rapidly with his own reality of social downfall in a cascade of surreal nightmare.
Animation
Germany

Sleeping Dogs (Schlafende Hunde)
Michael O’ Conner, 85 minutes, 15
Shot in black and white this drama/psychological thriller explores the complicated relationship of a father and son against a tension-filled background of death, loss, and a criminal past.
Drama
Germany







Mon 02 September
Thriller & Drama
6 - 11 pm




Mekhane
Carlo Perassi, 7 minutes, U
A shattering event helps Hazel to stop hiding the truth to herself. Mekane was a crane used in ancient Greek dramas to bring an actor onto the stage from above.
Sc-Fi Drama
Italy

Opposites Attract
Martin Burns, 20 minutes, U
Do you believe in true love… or is it just a dream?
Drama
Japan

Disarray
Chandradeep Das, 28 minutes, U
An immature adolescent trying desperately to break free from his obsession.
Drama
India

Tara − The Journey Of Love And Passion
Kumar Raj, 105 minutes, 12
It’s a saga of an illiterate illegal brewer − an Indian gypsy woman − who is outlawed from her house and hamlet by her husband, allegedly for adultery when she is already nine months pregnant. Will she survive this stroke? Will she commit suicide? Is she innocent? Will she be able to prove her innocence?
Drama
India

Stenwyken
Adrian Patterson, 73 minutes, 15
Meet Samantha, she’s having problems. So, she goes camping to ‘clear her head’ and walks right into the source of all her issues, and they are some Big Hairy issues.
Thriller
Canada

Hide n Seek (Sum-Ba-Kok-Jil)
Hanuk Lee, 49 minutes, 18
A girl is playing hide and seek with a doll. A man with a dark history, another who wants revenge. Thus begins their story.
Crime Thriller
Korea

The Samaritan’s Apple
Theofanis Topsachalidis, 19 minutes, 15
The year 2010 and Greece has been in a period of economic recession for the past 10 years. In financial crisis times, we have to find a way out… our way!
Thriller
Greece







Tue 03 September
Art Documentary
6 - 11 pm




Taktstumer (Berlin Beginners)
Nico Sommer, 87 minutes, 12A
Berlin Beginners are Anna, Robert and Niko − ambitious unknown Berlin artists driven by their dream to make it in the hard knock world of pop.
Art Documentary
Germany

Black Box
Lucas Dragone & Vincent Fournier, 40 minutes, U
Black Box is not a making of. It is a film about the creation process of a big show, but seen by a small eye and a big heart.
Art Documentary
France

Tomorrow
Andrey Gryazev, 90 minutes, 12A
This film is about the most striking occurrence in contemporary art in Russia, the art-group Voina (War). Their founders − Vor (Theif) and Koza (Goat) live underground, raise their one-year old son Kasper and carry out art actions on the edge between art and criminal code. Their courageous political statements leave nobody indifferent (and disturb absolutely everybody). They live in the present, hoping that tomorrow they can change everything.
Art Documentary
Russia

Strength And Beauty
Chelsea Wayant, 89 minutes, U
Strength And Beauty presents the ballerina as not simply an icon, but as a person. To give voice to the ballerina three dancers from North Carolina Dance Theatre open up about their lives.
Art Documentary
USA







Wed 04 September
Spanish Films
6 - 11 pm




La Casa De Arriba (The House Above)
Marta Parreno, 14 minutes, U
Four girls play to be adults in the abandoned apartment of a neighbour who died. After doing a seance begin to notice changes in their routines games.
Drama
Spain

Mia (Mi miedo, Mia y un Beso)
Claudia Cos & Jordi Frades, 7 minutes, U
Mia, an eight years old girl who has never experience fear, discovers that Nicholas is afraid of the water. She thinks, kissing someone would be the solution to her problem, and she’ll get contagious of his fear and feel it for the first time.
Drama
Spain

Hibernation
Jon Mikel Caballero, 17 minutes, U
Joseph is an astronaut set to go where no man has arrived in the Universe through the ‘Hibernation’ program. But something happens between him and his instructor Claire, decisions that seemed unbreakable begin to crack. The countdown has begun.
Sc-Fi Drama
Spain

La Noche Amaricca
Enrique Medrano, 18 minutes, 12A
Ismael will leave the country, Spain, with his girlfriend, but the night before the trip he spends, many hours awake, unable to sleep.
Drama
Spain

Creamen
Esther Casas, 11 minutes, U
The four lovable and sweet main characters of Creamen capture our hearts as they gradually have to confront an unexpected challenge to their existence.
Animation
Spain

Bajo La Almohada (Under The Pillow)
Isabel Herguera, 9 minutes, U
Animated documentary which uses the voices and drawings of a group of children who live in a clinic in India. The guitar, the dances, a trip to the sea, the cats Sweety and Kitty, and the sisters who look after them are just some of the treasures and dreams which the children keep hidden under the pillow.
Animation
Spain

Beerbug
Ander Mendia, 8 minutes, 12
Joe, who is busy running an old roadside petrol station, decides to take a break and have a beer. His efforts at enjoying his beer fail because someone is robbing him right under his nose.
Animation
Spain

Luminaris
Juan Pablo Earamella, 6 minutes, U
In a world controlled and timed by light, an ordinary man has a plan that could change the natural order of things.
Animation
Spain

Alienation
Silvia Carpizo, 4 minutes, 12A
“Alienation” is an only one aesthetic innovation. The 2D animation of the urban painting from mural artist ESCIF.
Animation
Spain

The Red Carpet (La Alfombra Roja)
Manuel Fernandez & Iosu Lopez, 12 minutes, U
158 million people live in the Indian slums under very extreme insalubrity. Millions of children play surrounded by rubbish, cows, rats and excrement. Garib Nagar slums in Bandra district (Bombay, India) is Rubina’s home, a 12-year old girl who aims to become an actress and change the slums into a more clean and habitable place.
Documentary
Spain

El Hombre Equivocado (The Wrong Man)
Roberto Goni, 16 minutes, U
He is an ordinary sales rep, she is an attractive sea archaeologist and there is a loot of 200,000 euros. These are the ingredients of this romantic comedy with a touch of thriller.
Drama
Spain

Sssh!
Laura M. Campos, 19 minutes, 15,
Olivia has a mutation that gives her unique superhuman abilities. She has been identified by The Corporation and an elite squad now surrounds her house to recruit her. Hugo, who seems to be a stranger, offers to help her escape.
Thriller
Spain

Veritas
Jesus Llungueras, 23 minutes, 15
Jo witnesses a violent scene between a man and his wife at a gas station late at night. She decides to follow them. That decision will take her deep into a dark and strange world where she will need to take tough decisions to escape it.
Thriller
Spain

Grieta En La Oscuridad (Crack In The Darkness)
Xavi Rull, 20 minutes 15
Carlos is brilliant young writer who has just obtained a successful international acclaim for his latest work. During a casual conversation, he remembers his mentor and soon realizes that not everyone has such a positive view of Angel Millan who, after a creative silence of several years, is on everybody’s lips thanks to his new and controversial trilogy.
Thriller
Spain

Al Otro Lado (To The Other Side)
Alicia Albares, 20 minutes, 12
Sara Sanabria, writer and his lover, Adolfo Santolaya, lived their lives absorbed by just one obsession: the belief that, hidden in an abandoned mansion, there was a gate that ended in an unknown dimension.
Thriller
Spain

Eutanas S.A.
Victor Nores, 10 minutes, 12A
Would you like to die the same way your icon did? Would you like to imitate the death of some memorable scene? Euthanas Inc. For those who need or want to put a legitimately spectacular end to their lives.
Drama
Spain

La Luz Del Mundo (The light Of The World)
Fernando J. Martinez & Alfonso Garcia, 17 minutes, 12A
The future. Humankind lives in unground cities, where sense of sight has been lost, being forgotten it ever existed. When some people start to get it back they are accused by the government of being sick, and return to the cities outdoors where once lived the human race, finding a dormant threat that has been hidden for generations.
Science Fiction
Spain

Monsters Do Not Exist
Paul Urkijo, 10 minutes, 15
Nai is a child who lives in Phonm Penh, Cambodia. Recently, he is having nightmares about the Yeak, a Khmer monster that eats naughty children. Michael, his English teacher at school, tells him that monsters don’t exist. he assures him that they are just children’s fantasies. The truth, however, is very different.
Drama
Spain

Las Heridas Lilas (Purple Wounds)
Maria Lorente, 13 minutes, 15
Angel is eighteen year old girl that belongs to a wealthy family. To escape from a terrible past, she creates a double secret life where she sells her body to the best bidder.
Drama
Spain

[Without] Sex [With] Sense ([Sin] Sexo [Con] Sentido)
Patrica Lopez Rasado, 6 minutes, 15
Ana wants sex, Javi wants to sleep. Who will win?
Drama
Spain

Horizonte (Horizon)
Aitor Uribarri, 24 minutes, 18
The world as we know ended, only it’s ashes are left. In a desperate attempt to bring the family together, Ana and her mother begin a dangerous journey where they’ll face the monsters that now rule the Earth and even more dangerous one, the one we carry inside.
Drama
Spain

Dead Story (Historia Muerta)
Fran Mateu, 15 minutes, 15
A gothic horror story narrated in two different times by Samuel, who tells us how he met Isabel, a supernatural person, and how his life changed after meeting her.
Horror
Spain






Thu 05 September
USA & German
6 - 11 pm




Another Fucking
Katharine Marie Schubert, 33 minutes, 12A
Johanna meets Georg. they sit on a bench together at night drinking beer. Everything is wonderful. High time, for they are both thirty and living alone.
Romantic Comedy
Germany

The Five Stages Of A One-Night Stand
Brandon Buczek, 4 minutes 15
A woman goes through the five stages of grief when she is called the wrong name during a one-night stand.
Comedy
USA

The Diver
Damon Mohl, 14 minutes, U
The strange life of a plastic toy diver.
Fantasy
USA

Godka Cirka A Hole In The Sky
Alex Lora & Antonio Tibaldi, 10 minutes, 12A
Young Alifa looks up at the Somali sky. She thinks about her life as a shepherdess. She knows that the day that will change her life forever is about to come.
Documentary
USA

Living Things
Jeremy Newman, 14 minutes, 12A
Living Things critiques the depiction of gender and science in the cold war era B- Movies.
Experimental
USA

The Baby In My Arms
Jacob Dodd, 3 minutes, U
A look at fatherhood through the moment of rocking a child to sleep.
Experimental
USA

Suckablood
Ben Tilleh & Jake Cuddiby, 7 minutes, 12A
On dark stormy nights it comes for those boys and girls who still suck their thumbs.
Horror
USA

Grünes Gold
Barbara Marheineke, 13 minutes, U
This short film deals with media manipulation and uses media coverage of the Iraq wars as an example: truth and lies are sometimes so closely tied that at a certain point anything seems possible.
Mock-Documentary
Germany

You Can’t Win (No Gano)
Jorge Torres-Torres, 12 minutes, 12A
A typical night at the cockfight in the island of Puerto Rico.
Documentary
USA

Funerals, Puppies & D.J.
Paul, Jorge Torres-Torres, 5 minutes, 15
D.J. Paul defrosts crabs; a funeral procession takes place in New Orleans and the hungry wait for a meal.
Documentary
USA

The Yellow Wallpaper
Nidhi Reddy, 3 minutes, 12
Stuck within the confines of femininity, a depressed woman delves into insanity as she attempts to take down her oppressor. Inspired by a short by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
Animation
USA

Warm Earth
Which I’ve Been Told, Kurtis Hough, 19 minutes, U
A planetary eye on a passing day in the universe. This timelapse experience has over 100,000 pictures of blue sky, rain clouds, forest canopy, star trails, and solar movements.
Experimental Documentary
USA

Truth Be Told
Gregorio Smith, 86 minutes, 15
An expose of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Religion. Former members discuss the effect of proselytizing, not celebrating holidays and being discouraged _from pursuing higher education.
Documentary
USA

Quite
A Conundrum, Thomas L Phillips, 82 minutes, 18
American Pie meets American Psycho − Sex, drums, tequila, social networking, morning after pills.− It’s one hot mess.
Comedy
USA





Fri 6 September
German Films
6-11 pm



Das Kalte Herz (The Cold Heart)
Hannes Rall, 29 minutes, 12A
The film tells the story of a young man who trades his warm heart for a cold stone in order to become rich. A magical story, which narrates his encounter with the good and evil spirits of the forest.
Animation
Germany

When Everybody’s Here (Wenn Alle Da Sind)
Michael Krummenacher, 27 minutes, 12
Julia Hofer, a young teacher, goes on an excursion with her class of eleven-year-olds. During the hike Andrea tries to find out if Alexander has any feelings for her, while Alexander’s best friend Marcel is the one who really wants to be close to her. Alexander, wanting to teach Miss Hofer a lesson, decides to leave the group and make his own way through the forest.
Drama
Germany

Domoj (Home)

Simona Feldman, 9 minutes, U
Juri is growing up under deprived circumstances in a small village in the former CCP. When his father moves to Germany to earn money for his family he has to come to grips with a life without a father.
Drama
Germany

Carousel
Sophie Kluge, 24 minutes, 12A
The film tells the story of Clara who falls in love with Gaspard, a young man from Paris. She knows that it is a risky plan, when she decides to go to the city of love and light to surprise him.
Romantic Comedy
Germany

Hypnosia - A Dreamlike Movie
H. Schleicher, 15 minutes, 15
Dreams are said the royal road to the unconsciousness. The cinema which itself has time and again been metaphorically equated to the dream, has always shaped them. Dreams, an internal canvas, like a cinema in your head, in film as a representation between convention and experiment. Hypnosia - A Dreamlike Movie deals with dreams that have been made into films.
Found Footage
Germany

Cinedreams
H. Schleicher, 12 minutes, 15
Cinedreams shows dreams from an internal perspective, immersing in the dream, the path through childhood from feelings of security to betrayal, dream metaphors, such as doors to hidden places, stairs that never end and mirrors which must be broken down in order for you to enter deeper layers of the soul.
Found Footage
Germany

Rogorowicz
Nils Strehlow, 15 minutes, 15
Suffering from severe pain, a young man decides to go to the doctor’s.
Drama
Germany

Silent Youth
Diemo Kemmesies, 73 minutes, 15
Silent youth is a film for misfits, dreamers and lovers. It’s the classic story of coming out, but it focuses on the moments one tends to quickly forget: the first approach, the creaking of the chair while sitting across from each other, not knowing what to say. And it’s about the silence.
Feature Film
Germany

Silvi (Silvi - Maybe Love)
Nico Sommer, 97 minutes, 15
“I know every wrinkle of your body. This is a nightmare”. With her husband leaving, Silvi finally realizes that her rather dull marriage has failed.
Feature Film
Germany






Sat 7 September
Drama
12 am-9 pm



Douglas Adams Eat Your Heart Out,
David Ridley, 7 minutes, 12A
When Douglas Adams hit puberty his childhood love of space is challenged by his new found interest in women. Which one will win? Breasts or the moon?
Comedy
Australia

Two Too Odd
Dave Lojek, 5 minutes, U
A suitcase explores Vienna and finds giant soap bubbles. He befriends the Soap-Bubble-Girl. They create a show together.
Comedy
Germany

Genesis (Genesi)
Donatella Altieri, 18 minutes, U
The tragic experience of a child's death is explored through (???)
Drama
Italy

Waiting
Maria Ann Hylton, 10 minutes, 12A
Anne is waiting for her daughter Rose to visit her in a nursing home, but Rose is covered in bruises and drinking heavily. What happened to her the night before?
Drama
Ireland

Midnight Mourice,
Felik Wong, 12 minutes, 12
A killer who loses his memory.
Drama
France

Once Upon A Time In The Country
Ricardo Machado, 10 minutes, 15
A bizarre and dangerous love triangle. A woman and a man are caught in the act. Will it be a case of washing honour with blood?
Drama
Portugal

First Steps (Premiers Pas),
Gregory Lecocq, 18 minutes, 15
Lea is about to give birth. She planned everything to get rid of the child. But when the “thing” becomes a being of flesh and blood, everything is quickly challenged.
Drama
Belgium

Flame
Rajesh Naroth, 16 minutes, U
Former lovers Rameez and Soni meet after several years. He is a family man, she a divorcee. As they struggle to reconnect, old flames are rekindled.
Drama

Domestic
Adrian Sitaru, 85 minutes, 12A
Wonderfully socical, painfully real, this is the story of children, adults and animals who live together trying to have a better life, but sometimes, death comes unexpectedly.
Drama
Romania

Agua! (Water)
Mikel Rueda, 15 minutes, 12
Guille and Alex don’t konw each other. Each of them leads their lives in their own way. They live according to how they have been taught and raised. Although they come from different worlds, they are united by something − their passion for swimming. And today, there’s a competition.
Drama
Spain

Coffee (Cafe)
Eva Maria Fernandez, 16 minutes, U
Two sisters are spaced by old grudges. After years of not seeing, the sale of the house in which they grew up, forced to reconnect. Despite the distance the two share a memory: the great moments by drinking coffee. Will it be enough to re-unite them?
Drama
Spain

Geronimo
Alfonso Diaz, 4 minutes, 12A
Surreal reflection about the most relevant military intelligence operation in 2011. Do we really know what happened to Geronimo?
Drama
Spain

Henri
Joann Gayonnet, 14 minutes, 15
Henri is not feeling good and it’s not going to get better.
Drama
France

Victorita
Victorita, Nacha Cuevds, 14 minutes, 18
Victoria is a warm-hearted girl who was born to love. With her, there will be no place for coldness or lack of hope. A profound allegory about the lack of love, loneliness and the world of appearances.
Drama
Spain

It’s Consuming Me
Kai Stanicke, 3 minutes, 15
I can’t move on, I wish I could. But I’m caught in the thought of what could have been, losing my grip on reality.
Drama
Germany

Up And Down The Horizon
Sabrina Sarabi, 15 minutes, 12A
A story about the ups and downs in a relationship of a young couple and jealousy that longs for everything and owns nothing.
Drama
Germany

Ararat
Engin Kundag, 25 minutes, 15
Noah has not seen his father for ten years. Shortly before his father dies, Noah makes the 3,000 mile journey to Mount Ararat but arrives too late, and has to bury his father at the foot of the legendary mountain.
Drama
Germany

Auf dem Land (In The Countryside)
Dennis Schanz, 16 minutes, 12A
A hot summer’s day in the countryside in Brandenburg. Under the blazing sun, 14-year old Volkan is working on a farm, all the while longing to return to his home city.
Drama
Germany

Jacobo
David Del Aguila, 14 minutes, 15
Jacobo must take the most difficult decision of his life.
Drama
Germany

All God’s children (Toti Copiii Somnuci)
Adrian Popviei, 110 minutes, 15
A crime thriller about victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking in Moldavia.
Drama
Romania

Os Vivos Tambem Choram
Basil Da Cunha, 12 minutes, 12
Ze is a dockworker in Lisbon. He watches enviously the ships he will never board. He dreams of leaving his wife and the slum. He has been saving money in secret to travel to Sweden. But one night he gets home to discover that his wife found his savings and spent them on a new washing machine.
Drama
Switzerland

Nicht den Boden berühren (Don’t Hit The Ground)
Mia Spengler, 30 minutes, 15
The 90s, a colourful decade of pop and shallowness: Fifteen year old Fila and her clique are in the middle of it. Fila is popular amongst her friends, because she is cool and sassy and loud.
Drama
Germany






Sat 7 September
Drama
12 am-9 pm



Douglas Adams Eat Your Heart Out,
David Ridley, 7 minutes, 12A
When Douglas Adams hit puberty his childhood love of space is challenged by his new found interest in women. Which one will win? Breasts or the moon?
Comedy
Australia

Two Too Odd
Dave Lojek, 5 minutes, U
A suitcase explores Vienna and finds giant soap bubbles. He befriends the Soap-Bubble-Girl. They create a show together.
Comedy
Germany

Genesis (Genesi)
Donatella Altieri, 18 minutes, U
The tragic experience of a child's death is explored through (???)
Drama
Italy

Waiting
Maria Ann Hylton, 10 minutes, 12A
Anne is waiting for her daughter Rose to visit her in a nursing home, but Rose is covered in bruises and drinking heavily. What happened to her the night before?
Drama
Ireland

Midnight Mourice,
Felik Wong, 12 minutes, 12
A killer who loses his memory.
Drama
France

Once Upon A Time In The Country
Ricardo Machado, 10 minutes, 15
A bizarre and dangerous love triangle. A woman and a man are caught in the act. Will it be a case of washing honour with blood?
Drama
Portugal

First Steps (Premiers Pas),
Gregory Lecocq, 18 minutes, 15
Lea is about to give birth. She planned everything to get rid of the child. But when the “thing” becomes a being of flesh and blood, everything is quickly challenged.
Drama
Belgium

Under The Bridge
by Mark Duggan

Black Box
by Adam Rae

A Dream I Had
by Brian Harley

Somebody's Daughter
by Gareth Peevers

Ella
by Dan Gitsham.

Flame
Rajesh Naroth, 16 minutes, U
Former lovers Rameez and Soni meet after several years. He is a family man, she a divorcee. As they struggle to reconnect, old flames are rekindled.
Drama

Domestic
Adrian Sitaru, 85 minutes, 12A
Wonderfully socical, painfully real, this is the story of children, adults and animals who live together trying to have a better life, but sometimes, death comes unexpectedly.
Drama
Romania

Agua! (Water)
Mikel Rueda, 15 minutes, 12
Guille and Alex don’t konw each other. Each of them leads their lives in their own way. They live according to how they have been taught and raised. Although they come from different worlds, they are united by something − their passion for swimming. And today, there’s a competition.
Drama
Spain

Coffee (Cafe)
Eva Maria Fernandez, 16 minutes, U
Two sisters are spaced by old grudges. After years of not seeing, the sale of the house in which they grew up, forced to reconnect. Despite the distance the two share a memory: the great moments by drinking coffee. Will it be enough to re-unite them?
Drama
Spain

Geronimo
Alfonso Diaz, 4 minutes, 12A
Surreal reflection about the most relevant military intelligence operation in 2011. Do we really know what happened to Geronimo?
Drama
Spain

Henri
Joann Gayonnet, 14 minutes, 15
Henri is not feeling good and it’s not going to get better.
Drama
France

Victorita
Victorita, Nacha Cuevds, 14 minutes, 18
Victoria is a warm-hearted girl who was born to love. With her, there will be no place for coldness or lack of hope. A profound allegory about the lack of love, loneliness and the world of appearances.
Drama
Spain

It’s Consuming Me
Kai Stanicke, 3 minutes, 15
I can’t move on, I wish I could. But I’m caught in the thought of what could have been, losing my grip on reality.
Drama
Germany

Up And Down The Horizon
Sabrina Sarabi, 15 minutes, 12A
A story about the ups and downs in a relationship of a young couple and jealousy that longs for everything and owns nothing.
Drama
Germany

Ararat
Engin Kundag, 25 minutes, 15
Noah has not seen his father for ten years. Shortly before his father dies, Noah makes the 3,000 mile journey to Mount Ararat but arrives too late, and has to bury his father at the foot of the legendary mountain.
Drama
Germany

Auf dem Land (In The Countryside)
Dennis Schanz, 16 minutes, 12A
A hot summer’s day in the countryside in Brandenburg. Under the blazing sun, 14-year old Volkan is working on a farm, all the while longing to return to his home city.
Drama
Germany

Jacobo
David Del Aguila, 14 minutes, 15
Jacobo must take the most difficult decision of his life.
Drama
Germany

All God’s children (Toti Copiii Somnuci)
Adrian Popviei, 110 minutes, 15
A crime thriller about victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking in Moldavia.
Drama
Romania

Os Vivos Tambem Choram
Basil Da Cunha, 12 minutes, 12
Ze is a dockworker in Lisbon. He watches enviously the ships he will never board. He dreams of leaving his wife and the slum. He has been saving money in secret to travel to Sweden. But one night he gets home to discover that his wife found his savings and spent them on a new washing machine.
Drama
Switzerland

Nicht den Boden berühren (Don’t Hit The Ground)
Mia Spengler, 30 minutes, 15
The 90s, a colourful decade of pop and shallowness: Fifteen year old Fila and her clique are in the middle of it. Fila is popular amongst her friends, because she is cool and sassy and loud.
Drama
Germany






Sun 8 September
Spanish Films
12 am-11 pm



The Valley
Inaki Elizalde, 96 minutes, 12A
Fall of 2011. A film crew moves into the secluded valley of Baztan to make a film about the dark hidden events that took place in the earlier seventeenth century.
Drama
Spain

Things Left Unsaid (Palabras Pendienges)
Juan Caslos Guerra, 12 minutes, 12
Locia and Marta are a couple that is going through a crucial and difficult moment in their respective lives. Their future together and personal life depends on how they face their own conflict.
Drama
Spain

Voice Over
Martin Rosete, 10 minutes, 12A
I-won’t-tell-you-whose voiceover guides us through three extreme situations which are actually the same. Will you survive?
Sc-Fi Drama
Spain

To London (A Londres)
Alberto Gallego Oritz, 5 minutes, 12A
Mary goes to her grandmother’s house to say goodbye.
Drama
Spain

Durandal
Juan Manuel Romero Garriz, 14 minutes, U
A young couple in a park comes across a mysterious man who claims to be an expert falconer. The encounter will become a test for the young people, as they start to share the hope that the peregrine falcon − Durandal − will return to his master’s fist.
Drama
Spain

Reunited (Reecuentro)
Juan Luis Mareno Some, 14 minutes, 12
Maria and Gonzalo are father and son, they’re unseen for years, now both will have to settle unfinished issues from the past, issues that Gonzalo unforgiving of his father, and from himself.
Drama
Spain

La Piyata (unhuman shortfilm)
Manuel Arija, 3 minutes, 12
Can a street mime cheer you up?
Comedy
Spain

Little Appliances
Manuel Arija, 9 minutes, 15
Two strangers on their first date will leave a meeting out of the ordinary.
Comedy
Spain

Mr Smith & Mrs.Wesson
Jorge Saavedra, 24 minutes, 15
Mr Smith enters in the abandoned building that changed his life. He is not only carrying a gun in his hand and a look of vengeance on his face. He will have to bridge the gap between his past and present in order to recover what he holds most dear.
Drama
Spain

The Dress
Alvaro Congosto, 12 minutes, 12
Jamie loves Laura from the bottom of his heart, but unfortunately he is deeply obsessed with the picture of another girl. In a visually striking journey, Jamie will discover what is so fascinating about images that he can’t find in real life.
Drama
Spain

La Bomba En El Despacho (Explosive)
Jose Ramon Soriano & Ivan M. Valencia
18 minutes, 15, Carlos Pino wants to leave the company in which he has worked for nearly 15 years. But his boss, unaware of that intention, abuses him again, forcing Carlos to literally cry and beg to a client.
Drama
Spain

No Aguanto A Tus Padres (I Can Not Stand Your Parents)
Javier Cano, 5 minutes, 15
David gives explanations to his girlfriend about why he will not go to his mother-in-law’s brithday.
Drama
Spain

6Xpersona (Five Plus One)
Juan Carlevaris, 11 minutes, 15
Sergo is about to meet his girlfriend’s friends. Being out of money is going to be his first problem.
Drama
Spain

En Mal Estado (The Discarded)
12 minutes, 12
The Discarded tells the story of three people living on the edge in a country where the economic crisis and unemployment are the main problems.
Drama
Spain

Chaos
Miguel Monteagudo, 14 minutes, 12
Chaos tells the story of two brothers who, unwittingly, will be involved in a plot that will make us reflect on the guilt and destiny
Drama
Spain

Destino (Fate)
Juan Lopez, 6 minutes, 15
Loneliness, silence, a desperate woman. What can we do when we see the edge and drowns us time? This is the story of how impotence leads man to make a difficult decision.
Drama
Spain

Y La Muerte Lo Seguia (Death Chase)
Angel Gomez Hernandez, 21 minutes, 15
The young Johnny is an exceptional witness of the unusual story narrated by an Indian old man in the light of a bonfire. We follow the Fred Carison’s misfortune in search of the assassin of his wife.
Western
Spain

Cual Es El Precio? (WhatIs The Price)
Serigo Yunta, 9 minutes, 12A
There are things in life that give happiness but What is the price?
Drama
Spain

Alba
Isak Ferriz, 19 minutes, 12A
Alba is the story of Alex and Anna.the story of two ways to deal with pain. A desperate struggle to make amends in order to recover their lives, if guilt allows.
Drama
Spain

1 Para 1 (1 For 1)
Carolina Rivas & Daoud Sarhandi, 77 minutes, 15
A black comedy that takes place in Mexico and reveals an unknown side of the country. Shot in Mexico City with a cast of professional and amateur actors.
Drama
Spain

Otra Cosa
Laura Molpeceres, 8 minutes, 12A
Iris and Jon talk about their past relationships. Iris’ comments on a statement made by Jon steer conversation towards an awkward mood anchored on unstable ground..
Drama
Spain

Cicatrices
Miguel Aguirre, 17 minutes, 12A
Samuel has surprised his girlfriend with a trip to a country house, but she did not make any grace. Disgusted, Samuel is about to hit her, but decides to leave the house to breathe. The images of his childhood are mixed with those of his present: the same cottage, the memory of a violent episode.
Drama
Spain

Despierta
Fran Moreno, 17 minutes, 15
A child with a perfect life suffers a repetitive nightmare where he can´t recognize neither his parents nor his own life.
Drama
Spain

Dust & Bullets
Pablo Lapastora, 20 minutes, 15
1860, John, an ex-gunman tortured by his past, lives apart from society along with his son, trying to keep him apart from the violent world that grows around them. But his past is searching for him and it will not rest until hunt him and settle an old debt.
Western
Spain

Sexo Explicito
Jose Manuel Carrasco, 10 minutes, 18
But is there anything in particular that you don’t like?
Drama
Spain

El Boson De Higgs
Cristina G. Molina, 10 minutes, U
Carlos, a scientist working at de Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, finds a way to travel to the past to win his ex-girlfriend back.
Drama
Spain

Irrompibles
Luis Grajera, 10 minutes, 12A
Miguel and Jaime have been friends since they were young men and rockers. Both are over 70, and Jaime, afflicted by Alzheimer’s, lives in a residential home. Miguel visits him almost every day, but everything is going to change with the news of Jaime’s transfer.
Drama
Spain

La Cicatriz
José Manuel Cacereño, 13 minutes, 15
Victor has just moved, along with his girlfriend Julia, in search of a new life. But the appearance of Toni, an old comrade, trashes his plans, forcing him to face both his past and old instincts he thought he had overcome.
Drama
Spain

La Tercera Historia
Amanda Rodríguez, 12 minutes, U
For Oscar, the days go by with a coffee, a short black, a tea. Until one rainy night he sees a girl through the window. All he thinks is: “come in”. And she comes in.
Drama
Spain

Los Demonios
Miguel Azurmendi, 13 minutes, 15
Javi, Fer and Miguel are three friends who roam the city looking for fun. Tonight they have prepared something special.
Drama
Spain

Project K-9
Francisco J. Cabrera, Alicia Esteban, Elsa Esteban, Juan E. Forero, Victoria González, Adrián Parra, Iria Salgado, Pablo Serrano, Huijun Shen, 6 minutes, 12A
The weapon of mass destruction, “K-9”, has escaped the military lab where it was created. The survival of humanity is in peril
Animation
Spain

Terapia
Beatriu Vallès, 11 minutes, 12
Emilia is an old woman who lives alone, isolated and wasting her days away. Everything changes when Miguel, a physiotherapist, appears in her life.
Drama
Spain

T’Adhib
Raquel Bedia, 13 minutes, 18
Andrés, a young war correspondent, is investigating the application of torture during conflicts. His encounter with an Argentinean ex-military man will stir in him a need to go further in his enquiries, dragged along by the burden of memory.
Drama
Spain

Aquel No Era Yo
Esteban Crespo, 23 minutes, 18
"Being a soldier is not difficult: either you get used to it or they kill you. The hardest thing is getting used to living with your memories and being yourself again after doing what you have done"
Drama
Spain

El Nacimento
Xavi Sala, 14 minutes , 12A
A sterile worker who wishes to have a child must assist a young woman in labour who does not want to have the baby.
Drama
Spain

La Boda
Marina Seresesky, 12 minutes, U
Mirta is from Cuba and she lives in Madrid. Like many other immigrants she works cleaning. Today at 6 pm, her daughter gets married. But nothing goes as she planned. To arrive at that wedding will be more difficult than expected.
Drama
Spain

Ojos Que No Ven
Natalia Mateo, 15 minutes, 12
On Christmas Eve you have to have fun, because SANTA CLAUS is on his way, because there are children. But on this night secrets are opened and lies are floating in the atmosphere. However, who cares about one more little lie, it will be the last.
Drama
Spain

Prologo
Lucas Figueroa, 8 minutes, 12A
98.9 % of the population is not aware of the fact that our lives could turn 180º in three seconds… at any time.
Drama
Spain

Sub
Jossie Malis Álvarez, 15 minutes, U
An African immigrant with communication problems faces the bureaucratic difficulties of a strange society in original version.
Drama
Spain

Zombi
David Moreno, 12 minutes, 12A
If you have no memory, a blank gaze, you´ve forgotten how to talk, you´re a zombie, right?
Comedy
Spain






Mon 9 September
South America
6-11 pm



I Awoke Up At Night, Suddenly (Acordo A Noite E Subitamente)
Tomas Von Der Osten, 6 minutes, U
I Awoke Up At Night and suddenly fell into strange nightmares.
Experimental
Brazil

Monster (Monstruo)
Daniela Delgado Viteri, 15 minutes, U
The monster wakes them up and wants to kick their asses.
Experimental
Argentina

Never Bloodless (Sin Sangre Nunca)
Yerko Espinoza, 84 minutes 18
Two foreigners Yerks and Cony travel to Spain to fulfil their dream. But it will become their nightmare, when she enters a dangerous world which she can’t escape by herself.
Drama
Chile

The Corporation (La Coporacion)
Fabian Forte, 90 minutes, 12A
Felipe Mentor lives a happy life. His business is rising and his private life is a dream. He is about to close a very important deal with a firm that will provide him with greater economic benefits. Felipe enjoys the fullness of love with his wife Luz, a beautiful and idyllic woman several years younger than him. Luz gives him the affection he needs and also his most initimate fantasies. But this ideal life falls apart when Felipe proposes Luz to have a child. This Proposition detonates a hidden and unhappy world, based on the services offered by a corporation that makes people’s wishes come true.
Drama
Argentina

Beyond the grave
Davi De Oliveira Pinheiro, 89 minutes, 18
In a devastated post-apocalyptic world where the rules of reality are transformed by magic and madness, a vengeful police officer searches for a possessed serial killer in a battle of the not-so-good versus absolute evil.
Horror
Brazil






Tue 10 September
Comedy
6-11 pm


Dreaming Apecar
Dario Leone, 16 minutes, U
Caterina is a 45 year old Italian woman who has been without a job for months and cannot find another one. So she accepts to work as a carer for Gheorghe, an elderly lively Romanian stuck to a wheelchair. This experience will change her life.
Comedy
Italy

La Primera Noche (The First Night)
Eduardo Moyano, 17 minutes, 15
A convenience store, any given night. A customer lays on the floor and Eva, the cashier, calls the ambulance. The next night Silvestre comes back to the store to thank and explain himself to Eva, and instantly he falls in love with her.
Romantic Comedy
Spain

The Five Stages Of A One-Night Stand
Brandon Buczek, 4 minutes, 15
A woman goes through the five stages of grief when she is called the wrong name during a one-night stand.
Comedy
USA

One Shot
Dietrich Bruggemann, 11 minutes, 12A
A german-turkish gay movie kiss ends up in a funny deadlock of misunderstandings and complications.
Comedy
Germany

The Felistas Fable
Dilma Dila, 90 minutes, 12
The beast is a smelly woman kidnaps a crying man in quest to break the curse, regain her beauty and win back her husband’s love.
Comedy
Uganda

Go With Le Flo
Michael Glover, 82 minutes, U
Go With The Flo is a romantic comedy in German and French. Set in Berlin with plenty of twists and turns. An extraordinary labour of love, cast and crew from twenty countries.
Comedy
USA

Ultimas vacaciones en Familia (The Last Family Holiday)
Nicolas Tete, 96 minutes, 15
When the vacations are over, and they return to Buenos Aires, each one of them will have to face a new reality: Marcela and Arturo will no longer be living in the same house, while Camila and Joaquin will have to split their time between their mother and father.
Comedy
Argentina






Wed 11 September
USA
6-11 pm



Sam
Sal Bardo, 11 minutes, U
After being bullied and beaten at school for dressing like a boy, Sam escapes into the fields surrounding her house and can’t find her way out.
Drama
USA

Requited
Sal Bardo, 19 minutes, 12A
Nicolas struggles to decide whether to go to the wedding of his best friend from high school, whom he’s always been quietly in love with.
Drama
USA

If I Were A Bell
Sherese Robinson Lee, 21 minutes, 15
If I Were A Bell is a poignant tale of two brothers unexpectedly caught in a passionate love triangle with a rising female rapper.
Drama
USA

Bottled Up
Josh Powell, 13 minutes, 15
Past and present intertwine as two estranged brothers reunite despite painful memories of a childhood they wish they could forget.
Drama
USA

Revelations
Laura G. Chirinos, 11 minutes, U
Luke, immature for his 29 years and sorely lacking in moral fibre, must meet his maker and face judgement after being processed by an impatient administrator as the world prepares to come to an end.
Drama
USA

Anamnesis
Alex Calleros, 22 minutes, 12
When Adam wakes up in a childhood memory, he figures he must be dreaming. But as his girlfriend leads him deeper into his subconscious, he begins to realise the truth.
Drama
USA

Closure
Desmond Devenish, 17 minutes, 15
Closure focuses on the line between understanding what stands behind our darkest fear and actively confronting it, as well as the value of doing whatever it takes to bring an individuated form of peace. Jude throws himself into his past to unravel his fear and finds the truth may be harder to come to terms with than the fear itself.
Drama
USA

Pregnant And Dying
Rachel Garber Cole & Johnson Henshaw, 14 minutes, 15
Elma is pregnant and dying. She learns quickly that her body is not her own when her family − bereft and confounded − claim rights to the baby growing inside her.
Experimental
USA

Chaser
Sal Bardo, 15 minutes, 18
Alienated from his conservative Jewish family and community, a promising, young, gay school teacher seeks solace in New York’s barebacking scene.
Drama
USA

Shades
Nick Lawrence & Rachel Tucker, 70 minutes, 15
Three young tourists buy sunglass camera to record their trip to Los Angeles − and get mixed up in a drug deal gone wrong.
Comedy
USA

The Traveller
Ali Hatef, 82 minutes, U
Maryam lands at the Los Angeles International Airport after 11 months of waiting time to search for her vanished husband (Amir) Amir meets and marries Maryam in his last visit to Iran and returns to America where he is living for years. Worried about her family’s reputation Maryam takes matters in her own hands. Not knowing anybody in Los Angeles she meets Ali, a part-time taxi driver/painter at the airport and asks for his help with the search.
Feature Film
USA






Thu 12 September
Documentary
6-11 pm



Unseen
Upneet Kaur-Nagpal, 20 minutes, 12
Five fascinating individuals who were once homeless on the streets of London, now lead the Unseen City Walking Tours as guides along familiar streets, exploring London on many ‘unseen’ levels.
Documentary
London, England

This Is How A Country Became (Dit Is Hoe Een Land Ontstond )
Harko Wubs, 26 minutes, 12A
Mr.Beuceverd and his eager followers announced a new sovereign state upon a former ditch between the Netherlands and Germany: ‘Eurostaete’.
Documentary
Holland

Casa Luz
Navina Khatib & Alexandra Weltz 64 minutes 12A
The documentary film “Casa Luz” gives an insight into everyday life of Peruvian orphans. A life full of poverty, loss and grief - a pth they did not choose - and yet they still manage to find their way. Documentary Germany

Samosiuk: The Independent Film Republic
Adam Lewandowski, 28 minutes, U
“He was like John Lennon for me”, says a critic nearly 30 years after Samosiuk’s sudden death. The portrait of Zygmunt Samosiuk, the great cinematographer and co-worker of Andrzej Wajda and Lindsay Anderson.
Documentary
Poland

Under the Hood
Mark Byrne & Rob Dennis, 75 minutes, 12
From the protests and secret meetings to the hand tilled fields of modern Belarus. What is life really like in Europe’s last Dictatorship?
Documentary
Ireland

One Zero One (Die Geschichte Von Cybersissy & Baybjane)
Tim Lienhard, 90 minutes, 18
A 90-minute docu-tale, a hybrid of documentary and fiction. It follows the life of 33-year-old Moroccan-German Mourad and 48-year-old Dutchman Antoine. Multi-disabled Mourad is “the smallest drag queen in the world”. This is because schizophrenic Antoine, academic educated artist, discovered Mourad’s skills for being a performer.
Documentary
Germany






Fri 13 September
French Night
6 - 11 pm



Fiebres
Lecouturier Adrien, 40 minutes, U
On the tracks of a mysterious fever, Doctor Clauteaux and his three assistants venture into the Amazon forest.
Documentary
France

Une larme De Plus (One More Tear)
Paul Verhoeven, 16 minutes, 15
A youth discovers a box with a Way of Cross. A “Voice” gives him explanations in a modern way. Christ charges the youth with a mission to the declining humanity. Would a refusal cause to Christ “One More Tear”?
Drama
France

Sea Of Letters (Letters A La Mer)
Renaud Perrin & Julien Telle / Music by John Deneuve, 5 minutes, 12
A line of water comes to life on a stone surface. It rushes into a hole, a pipe and into the sea. The line splits and moves along the ground and the wallks of the town. It seems to be looking for something or someone.
Animation
France

Storia
Gerard Cairaschi, 7 minutes, U
Carried by a song, images and fragments of narration intertwine. Simulacrum, magical or religious ritual, ritual of death or rite of passage, nothing is explicit in the action that deploys amongst the characters, between the extreme proximity and, at the same time, the absolute distance expressed by the gestures of the body.
Art
France

Miroiterie Cultral Squatt in Paris
Marcelo Paganni, 11 minutes, 12
Documentary short film about “La Miroiterie”, the oldest cultural squat in Paris, France. Interview with Ktu, the band White Flag and musical performance by Ryan Harvey.
Documentary
France

Espace Autre
Arturo Bonhomme, 40 minutes, 12
Documentary about the underground tunnels in Paris. (Not the metro tunnels). Where young people go to explore and have a rave.
Documentary
France

Night Walk (Bal De Noit)
Clemence Madeleine Perdrillat, 19 minutes, 15
Lara, a call-girl, can’t find sleep besides her clients at night, she wanders the hallway of the luxury hotel, her usual place of work.
Drama
France

Pain
Pamela Varela, 25 minutes, 12
A factory is about to close down. Marta is one of the workers. For her and the others, it has been a long strike. Alone and silent she sees all hope vanish. In an unfathomable silence and under a scorching sun she is on her way to the factory for one last crusade.
Drama
France

Delicate Gravity
Philippe Andre, 30 minutes, 12A
Paul receives an emotional message from Claire. This is a message is left on the wrong man’s phone. A message that will lead Paul to a brief encounter with Claire.
Drama
France

par les montagnes
Lise Bellynck & Frederic Apisi, 44 minutes, 15
An inventory of the life in a valley of the Hautes-Aipes region of France. Children, adults and seniors attest with their bodies and their words.
Experimental
France

The Parakeets (Les Perruches)
Julie Voisin, 14 minutes, U
Lili is a seriously ill young woman. The imagination of her friend Laura is going to change the course of a day, which had badly begun.
Drama
France

Sacha l'ours
Henri Desaunay, 12 minutes, 12A
A hunter is after a bear in the forest. The bear hides in the house of the little girl Goldilocks who gives him food and plays with him. But then everything changes.
Drama
France

Niebla
Bruno Sarabia, 11 minutes, 12A
A year after their mother’s death, Julio, Cleo and Edgar return to the old family house with the intention of getting rid of it. Inside, a dreadful discovery will push their relationship to the breaking point, reminding them that the past cannot be sold. In Spanish.
Drama
France

Dead In The Water (Tant va La A L’eau)
Samy C Hatti, 17 minutes, 15
Ben’s car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. He’s trying to find some help in a isolated house. So he goes into it.
Crime Thriller
France

Needy
Paula Rae Gibson , 10 minutes, 15
A girl blow, being in love by her new - fear.
Drama
France






Sat 14 September
Feature Film & Shorts
12 am-9 pm



Xico Stockinger
Frederico Mendina, 86 minutes, U
An unique portrait of Austrian born plastic artist Xico Stockinger (1919-2009) through his own voice.
Art Documentary
Brazil

The Garden And The Wilderness
Craig Whitney, 28 minutes, U
Ranch hand Will James must face the prospect of moving on from his life’s work when he learns that the ranch where he has worked for 40 years will be sold.
Drama
USA

Humps In The Garden
Marko Kacanski, 12 minutes, U
In the small house at the hill, after each death of a close friend in the garden appears a strange hump. Every day there are more humps. Surprised in front of the gigantic hump which shows up that morning in the garden I’m looking at that strange world and thinking of such an interesting end.
Fantasy
Serbia

In The Family Way
Rachel Gordon, 19 minutes, U
When Blinda returns home from her life in the city, her hidden pregnancy threatens the rosy image she has presented to her family.
Drama
USA

Tritch
Natalie James, 15 minutes, 12
In modern-day Shanghail a wealthy housewifes life of luxury becomes increasingly disrupted by the presence of a young ghost.
Horror
Australia

Unpaired
Irena Ristic, 18 minutes, 12
A view follows a day of tenants in a house: transient fragments of intimacy − caught, and then magnified in its emergence and disappearance. There are many, and each of them can be seen only once, briefly, appears and disappears, to our view as well as to the expectations.
Experimental
Serbia

Headhunter
Martijn Rijnberg & Harold Pflug, 3 minutes, 12
A music video to help Patrick Bassant who finished his first major novel ‘Joy’, Harold Pflug created a soundtrack for the book (KOLBAK) and asked for the help of director Martijn Rijnberg.
Music Videos
Holland

Mr Bureaucracy
Peter Mac & Zombie.I.E, 6 minutes, U
Mr Bureaucracy is aimed towards any corporate or political establishment designed to keep society dumb, confused and poor.
Music Videos
Ireland

The First Yugoslavian Cosmonaut
Rene Nuijens & Steve Korver, 4 minutes, U
This short film was made for the 51st anniversary of human space flight. On 12 April 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (1934 -68) yelled ‘Off we go!’ as he was blasted off from a dusty steppe in Kazakhstan to become the first human in space. This historical event made a Belgrade boy start to dream of becoming Yugoslavian Cosmonaut #1.
Drama
Holland

A Message To Mere Mortals
David Ridley, 4 minutes, 12A
“How tall are you?” The perennial question asked to the vertically substantive. Here now the definitive answer in a medley of poetry, animation, charming wit and witless charm. A group therapy session long overdue.
Animation
Australia

Deja-vu
Jean-Guillaume Bastien, 4 minutes, U
Five women share a sense of deja-vu.
Experimental
Canada

Terrori di Imaginacion
Giorgos Efthimiou, 17 minutes, 15
A mother, a woman on the verge of craziness, on the verge of fear. A woman on the verge of freedom.
Experimental
Greece

Drops
Denes Ruzsa, 3 minutes, U
Fragments of melting. What was frozen earlier becomes liquid; dissolves.
Animation
Hungary

The Tower
Hussein Juma, 10 minutes, 12A
Two professors and their assistant, researching for an upcoming class trip, venture into the forest to find the site of an ancient ruin. Drawn deeper into the greenery by a strange song, their sanity deteriorates as language, time and space begin to unravel, ever more chaotic as they approach their destination. The Tower explores the surreal facets of language, its collapse and the mysteries of the forest.
Fantasy
Canada

Silenziosa-Mente
Alessia Travaglini, 5 minutes, 12
A surreal film which enters the dreams amd nightmares we go through every day, a ‘metaphor of vision’ that shows the shapes of the world beyond realism.
Animation
Italy

The Frame
Giorgos Nerantzis, 17 minutes, 15
Comedy
Greece

Sublime 70
Flavio Sciole, 3 minutes, 12A
Sublime, subliminal, beat, acid and 70s
Experimental
Italy

Capitale Sacrale
Flavio Sciole, 10 minutes, U
A portrait of Rome.
Experimental
Italy

Requiem 70
Flavio Sciole, 4 minutes, 15
A requiem, a trip.
Experimental
Italy

Marilyn Is Dead
Flavio Sciole, 1 minute, U
Marilyn, homicide or suicide?
Art
Italy

Found Objects,
Dawn Westlake, 12 minutes, 12A
A fairy tale about finding one’s place in the sun.
Drama
USA

Doorslag
Bastiaan Rook, 16 minutes, 12
Faced with a dramatic turn of events, two half-brothers must finally solve their lifelong differences in the most violent of ways.
Drama
Holland

Unspoken
Richard King, 11 minutes, U
Sianne, a victim of bullying, runs away from her home. Whilst on the run, an unlikely hero stumbles before her - one who may save her life.
Drama
Australia

T & B
Peter Leder, 6 minutes, 12A
A birthday party, a children’s singer/songwriter and a song. Warning: Explicit Lyrics - but no sax and no violins! Music: The Two Nick Good
Music Video
Germany

Tight
Cote Soler, 17 minutes, 15
The unexpected meeting between two unknown, a photographer and the daughter of a minister, at an university party.
Drama
Spain

Hviezda (The Star)
Andrej Kolencik, 20 minutes, 12
The documentary film Hviezda tells a story of Jan Slovak, a 55-year-old welder, who fell in love with acting. His desire began, when he got the lead role in a theatrical adaptation of the worst movie of all time, Plan 9 From Outer Space by Ed Wood Jr. The passion for theatre became his destiny.
Documentary
Slovakia

Wake
Max Little, 4 minutes, 12A
Set on a lost Australian battleship, Wake is a film that attempts to embrace elements of mystery and suspense through its three minutes journey to find the killer amongst the abandoned vessel.
Thriller
Australia

Fulwanti & Slim-C
Vaibhav Piwlatkar (Representing Rhythm & Hues Studios), 6 minutes, 12
Fulwanti (The elephant), a trained Indian classical dancer, who is famous for her versatility in articulating the range of Indian classical dance forms with astounding grace and beauty, reaches the Grand Finale of a Prestigious Dance competition to confront this, carefree, flamboyant, colourful, and freestyle western dancer Slim-C (the crocodile), who is famous for his breath taking swift hip-hop and other freestyle moves and dance acrobatics.
Animation
India

Hermeneutics
Alexi Duitriev, 3 minutes, 12
A war film.
Experimental
Russia

Kin
The McKinnon Brothers (Sebastian & Ben), 9 minutes, 12A
A boy, lost in that place between places, trying to find his way back.
Fantasy
Canada

Karl’s Birthday
Donald Takeshita-Guy, 83 minutes, 12A
A young girl arrives at a friend’s house after going missing for 5 years. At first her explanation seems impossible, but by the end of the film we start to wonder if it could be true.
Feature Film
London, England

Pleased To Meet You
Johanna Thalmann & Severin Winzenburg
85 minutes 15 Shot in a single night in Los Angeles, the film, borders between fiction and documentary. it portrays an awkward generation caught between image and authenticity. In English. Feature Film Germany






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