Film Archive

Kids DOK 2019
199 kleine Helden: Jésùs aus Mexiko Lina Luzyte, Sigrid Klausmann

Eleven-year-old Jésùs lives in Mexico City and has a very special way to school: Every morning he and his little sister row a boat through a network of canals.

199 kleine Helden: Jésùs aus Mexiko

Documentary Film
Germany
2018
10 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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Gerhard Schmidt, Walter Sittler
Lina Luzyte, Sigrid Klausmann
Roland Klausmann
Justyna Feicht
Lina Luzyte
Lina Luzyte
Eleven-year-old Jésùs lives in Mexico City and has a very special way to school: Every morning he and his little sister row a boat through a network of canals. Every day he sees how much the pollution of the water affects nature and people. Jésùs fears that his beautiful home will not exist for much longer.

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
199 kleine Helden: Koolee aus Australien Kaye Harrison

Koolee’s path to school takes her over the dust-dry roads of Australia. Koolee is an Aborigine, but their language is not on the timetable at school.

199 kleine Helden: Koolee aus Australien

Documentary Film
Germany
2018
8 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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Greer Simkin
Kaye Harrison
Archer Darcy
Kaye Harrison
Kaye Harrison
On the other side of the world, Koolee’s path to school takes her over the dust-dry roads of Australia. Koolee is an Aborigine, but their language is not on the timetable at school. That’s why she tries especially hard to learn more about her identity so that her culture won’t get lost. Luckily, there’s still plenty of time to play football!

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
199 kleine Helden: Rania aus Jordanien Gessie George

In this documentary we are introduced to Rania. She looks forward to school every day, because not all the children in her home are allowed to study.

199 kleine Helden: Rania aus Jordanien

Documentary Film
Germany
2018
8 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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Gerhard Schmidt, Walter Sittler
Gessie George
Tobias Müller
Cem Springer
Gessie George
Rami Alquaisi
In this documentary we are introduced to Rania. She looks forward to school every day, because not all the children in her home are allowed to study. She has lived in a huge tent city in Jordan ever since she and her family had to flee Syria before the war. The difficult conditions only reinforce her wish to become an engineer to turn the world into a better place one day.

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
Cat Lake City Antje Heyn

Holidays at last, the little cat thinks and looks for a nice place to take a sunbath.

Cat Lake City

Animated Film
Germany
2019
7 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Protoplanet Studio
Antje Heyn
Peer Kleinschmidt
Alexander Isert, Ted Newiss
Antje Heyn, Alexander Isert
Sebastian Reuter
Holidays at last, the little cat thinks and looks for a nice place to take a sunbath. Lying in the sun and drifting on the water, that’s what holidays should be like. But stop, it’s not as lonely as promised in the advertising brochure: A family of ducks persistently disturb the cat’s vacation idyll. She does her best to get rid of the uninvited guests.

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
Der Zauberlehrling Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand

The master sorcerer is hardly out of the house when his apprentice tries his luck with a spell: Let water flow in the colourful animated world.

Der Zauberlehrling

Animated Film
Germany
2019
7 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Matthias Körnich
Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand
Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand
Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand, Hardy Hoffmann, Igor Shin Moromisato
Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand
Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand
Tobias Becker
The master sorcerer is hardly out of the house when his apprentice tries his luck with a spell: Let water flow in the colourful animated world. But, oh dear, the water rushes in like mad. The goblins bring more and more of the cool liquid, it flows from bottles and showerheads and just won’t stop. Soon the apprentice threatens to sink in the floods. Can he be saved?

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
Dürrenwaid 8 Kirsten Carina Geißer, Ines Christine Geißer

Summer in the grandparents’ garden – thoughts wander and get lost in the jungle of plants. Pictures of garden houses and beehives are mixed with the memories of three generations.

Dürrenwaid 8

Animated Film
Germany
2018
7 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Ines Christine Geißer
Kirsten Carina Geißer, Ines Christine Geißer
Fuchs & Beckett
Ines Christine Geißer, Kirsten Carina Geißer
Ines Christine Geißer
Kirsten Carina Geißer, Ines Christine Geißer
Kirsten Carina Geißer, Ines Christine Geißer
Michael Jason Parker Beckett, Jan Kristian Fuchs
Summer in the grandparents’ garden – thoughts wander and get lost in the jungle of plants. Pictures of garden houses and beehives are mixed with the memories of three generations. It’s about the adventures they had between the forests and the brook. An animated maelstrom of images swirls together the colours of summer and the desires and yearnings of the past.

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
Herr Böseguck und die Beule Agnieszka Jurek

Mr. Angry Eye overlooked a wall. Now it’s happened: A fat bump grows on his forehead. Will he ever be happy again? A film about blessings in disguise.

Herr Böseguck und die Beule

Animated Film
Germany
2019
2 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Agnieszka Jurek
Agnieszka Jurek
Agnieszka Jurek
Agnieszka Jurek
Agnieszka Jurek
Carsten Aschmann, Fanny Aschmann
Mr. Angry Eye is always so grumpy. How can this be? He’s trying to find his way, left, right, down the stairs and ouch – he overlooked a wall. Now it’s happened: A fat bump grows and grows on his forehead. Now he can only see red! Will he ever be happy again? A film about blessings in disguise.

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
Nest Sonja Rohleder

The bird of paradise wants to attract a companion with its colourful plumage, which doesn’t seem enough to impress the blue bird, though.

Nest

Animated Film
Germany
2019
4 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Sonja Rohleder
Sonja Rohleder
Jens Heuler
Sonja Rohleder
Sonja Rohleder
Michał Krajczok
Blobs of colour emerge from the darkness and turn out to be the feathered inhabitants of the forest. The bird of paradise wants to attract a companion with its colourful plumage, which doesn’t seem enough to impress the blue bird, though. So it builds a cosy nest. The little blue bird likes that, but a happy end is still not in sight.

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
Wellen aus Licht Samuel N. Schwarz

Frida has a special view of the world: She sees only blurred colours and outlines. But she is all the more aware of what’s happening around her and where she wants to go.

Wellen aus Licht

Documentary Film
Germany
2019
16 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Paula Ziemke, Hannah Liebrenz (Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF)
Samuel N. Schwarz
Richard Meyer
Sophia Fenn
Armano Forster
Sophie Kalinowsky, Emilia Zieser
Larissa Kischk
Frida has a special view of the world: She sees only blurred colours and outlines. But she is all the more aware of what’s happening around her and where she wants to go. She prefers the darkness, for then she has time to reflect on her everyday life in peace. One thing is certain: Frida doesn’t have to be able to see to achieve her goals in life.

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
Winter Gurli Bachmann

Saying farewell isn’t easy, but the bird must move on with its flock and so its friend, the cat, stays behind alone.

Winter

Animated Film
Germany
2018
6 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Gurli Bachmann
Gurli Bachmann
Gurli Bachmann
Gurli Bachmann
Holger Marseille
Saying farewell isn’t easy, but the bird must move on with its flock and so its friend, the cat, stays behind alone. In order to feel less lonely he begins to collect what reminds him of his companion: the blue clouds into which the bird disappeared. Gradually the house fills with blue memories. A story about missing and letting go.

Marie-Thérèse Antony