German Competition 1: Documentary Films

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In the Cinemas

Films

Kayu Besi

Filmstill Kayu Besi
Kayu Besi
Max Sänger, Andrianus “Oetjoe” Merdhi
Germany
German Competition Short Film
Visually powerful and yet tranquil observation of the work of illegal woodcutters, who live in and off the jungle and yet destroy it bit by bit every day.

Marine Target

Filmstill Marine Target
Marine Target
Lukas Marxt
Austria,
Germany
German Competition Short Film
A stirring examination of a dress rehearsal of terror: Before the first atom bombs were dropped, their flight characteristics were tested over the Salton Sea in California.

Border Conversations

Filmstill Border Conversations
Border Conversations
Jonathan Brunner
Germany
German Competition Short Film
If you want to enter the EU, you will come up against borders. So do those who want to help. A stirring film about the “jungle” between Belarus and Poland which turned into a human trap in the winter of 2021.

Achshav at ahat mishelanu

Filmstill One of Us Now
Achshav at ahat mishelanu
Maya Steinberg
Germany,
Israel
German Competition Short Film
The visit to a site sacred to Orthodox Jews takes the secular director to a new world: Is there a place in this religion for a secular, queer woman?