German Competition 2: Animated Films

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Films

Die Welt ist ein Haus und es gibt Regeln in diesem Haus

Filmstill The World Is a House and There Are Rules in This House
Die Welt ist ein Haus und es gibt Regeln in diesem Haus
Felix Leffrank
Germany
German Competition Short Film
A quite creative reflection of uncreative phases: A story-teller struggles with depression and writer’s block, under the watchful eyes of inner and outer demons.

Einmal wieder dieser Junge sein

Filmstill Being That Boy Again
Einmal wieder dieser Junge sein
Jan Koester
Germany
German Competition Short Film
The director’s mother starts drinking when he is eight years old. Coming to terms with trauma through dancing pixels and bodies that question gender norms.

I will take your shadow

Filmstill I will take your shadow
I will take your shadow
Ayala Shoshana Guy
Germany
German Competition Short Film
Her grandfather and grand-uncle escaped from the Nazis. Ayala Shoshana Guy faces this story of flight in dreamlike simultaneity: shadows continue to have an effect on the present.

Biegen und Brechen

Filmstill Make or Break
Biegen und Brechen
Falk Schuster, Mike Plitt
Germany
German Competition Short Film
DOK im Knast
This animated documentary with reduced imagery portrays the protagonist’s traumatic experiences in the GDR’s residential care system and the Torgau Closed Juvenile Detention Centre.