Kurzfilme 6

Short Films International Competition
Short Films International Competition
Filmwinter-Palais – Saal Valie


Konrad-Adenauer-Straße 2, 70173 Stuttgart

U-Bahn, Bus: Haltestelle Charlottenplatz

The disco shines
La disco resplandece

Turkey, Spain 2016, Colour, 16 mm, 12:00 Min.
Regie, Script, Editing: Chema García Ibarra
Camera: Ion de Sosa
Actors: Juan José Faz, Amine Midoune, Allan Antonie Terrasson, Fátima Kounbache, Ani Hovhannisyan u.a.

The evening is about to end and the shadow of the mountain falls over the town. It’s Saturday, almost summer. Five friends are preparing for a night of fun. They are young, they have alcohol, a car and music.

Nyo Vweta Nafta

Portugal, Mozambique 2017, Colour, HD, 21:00 Min.
Regie: Ico Costa
Camera: Hugo Azevedo
Editing: Ico Costa, Eduardo Williams
Sound: Roland Pickl Musik: Puto Zaca
Actors: Zacarias Covela, Domingos Marengula, Édio Peleve, Belton Guilade, King Best, Mimórcia Nhantumbo u.a.

Inhambane. Mozambique. King-Best. Samsung Galaxy. Versace. Babes. White rooster. There are no toothpicks in Norway. Coconut trees. Baobab fruits. Superfruits. Vitamine C. Passiflorine. Alpha-linolenic acid. SMS in Chinese. Megabytes. Hotel Cardoso. Coffee is a white man’s addiction. Ngadzango. My woman. Nafta.

Arrival of The Art Curator

Germany 2017, Colour, HD, 6:22 Min.
Regie, Script, Editing: Eva Hegge

Far up North, they are awaiting an art curator.

Central Museum

Germany 2016, Farbe, HD, 14:40 Min.
Regie, Script, Camera, Animation, Sound, Music: Jochen Kuhn
Editing: Jochen Kuhn, Olaf Melzer
Actors: Jochen Kuhn, Pit Klein

To inherit a museum...

The Hostel
Die Herberge

Germany, Georgia, USA 2017, Colour, HD, 14:45 Min.
Regie, Script, Camera, Animation, Editing, Production: Ulu Braun
Music: Max Knoth
Actors: Asef Hussaini, Lisa Baumgarten, Evelyn Kobusingye, Alexander Tripitsis, Eckhart Liss, Klaus Krüger, Alexandra Faruga, Michel Amin Dickler u.a.

In a place where a biblical landscape and western myths converge, there is a house, part biker hangout, part mountain farm. It welcomes all beings who traverse this inhospitable landscape. In “The Hostel”, past and future merge into one place, and deepest misery and recreation are not mutually exclusive. This is where our paths cross.

Buteo Buteo – Flight Study
Buteo Buteo – Flugstudie

Germany 2017, Colour, HD, 1:18 Min.
Regie, Camera, Editing: Matthias Fritsch

Studies of a flying buzzard from Brandenburg.

To The Nightingales

Canada 2017, Farbe, HD, 10:54 Min.
Regie, Script, Camera, Editing, Music: Kandis Friesen

Sifting through found footage from early colour handheld films, the video transports the viewer into another realm. The layered sound and textured image become a kind of casual rumination on the materials of the artist, of birth and death, of tending, constructing, and holding – an abstract list of those things one cannot contain.

Identity Parade

Spain 2017, B/W, HD, 4:18 Min.
Regie, Script, Programming, Animation, Editing: Gerard Freixes Ribera
Sound: Xevi Estudi
Actors: Archive footage with Ida Lupino, John Bryant, Yvette Mimieux, Ronald Colman u.a.

Drew has escaped and is stalking Melinda, but who is hiding behind the mask? A Film made by remixing and manipulating archival footage.