INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 1
ASCENTS AND DESCENTS
FR. 7.12. | 17.00
Kino in der KulturBrauerei | Room 5
NLD 2015 | 12 min
Director: Reinout Hellenthal
Poem: Uitzicht by Mariska Breedland
A poetic man imprisoned over a number of years has almost
served his sentence. But is he ready to integrate into society?
GBR 2017 | 7 min
Director: Joshua Alexander
Poem: Ghost Machinery by Joshua Alexander
Freshhaircut goes on a dark journey into the forest to try
and discover whether he will live forever.
THE LOST GARDEN
FRA 2018 | 3 min
Director: Natalia Chernysheva
Poem: Le jardin perdu by Claude Roy
Where does a garden go that has nowhere to go?
An evocation of wandering and exile.
HATE FOR SALE
NLD 2017 | 3 min
Director: Anna Eijsbouts
Poem: Hate for Sale by Neil Gaiman
People consume and are consumed by hate in alarming magnitudes.
This film aims to question how hate can be so tempting
alluring while we are aware of the consequences.
CHN 2015 | 6 min
Director: Georges Schwizgebel
Poem: Erlkönig by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A father with his son rides through the forest.
The sick child sees the Erlking, who charms and scares him.
AUS 2017 | 8 min
Director: Anita Lester
Poem: Noch am Leben by Anita Lester
Eva Nagler lived through the Holocaust but didn’t survive.
Her memory is a legacy that has been passed down
to her family that has become a genetic curse.
BEHIND THE BARS
USA 2017 | 4 min
Director: Neely Goniodsky
Poem: Behind the Bars by Edward Smyth Jones
This movie tells the story of Jones’ life of oppression,
moving from his early childhood, when he began writing,
through the prejudice he faced as an African-American intellectual,
through the end of his life, when his writing became
instrumental to depicting the life of his community, previously ignored.
AYNY – MY SECOND EYE
DEU 2016 | 10 min
Director: Ahmad Saleh
Poem: Ayny – My second Eye by Ahmad Saleh
The mothers stood when the war hit the houses.
The children kept dreaming. The houses grew back.
The war hit back. The children kept playing.