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25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

10 – 17 OCT 2020
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Ein kleines Monster hält fragend einen roten Faden in der Hand.
5 min
Short Film

Fussel

2020
2019
Germany
from 5 years
Director: Alex Berweck

Fussel, the friendly monster, discovers the beginning of a red string. This sparks his interest and he heads out to find out what’s on the end of the red string.

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Zwei Gänseeltern umarmen ihr Kind, einen kleinen Fuchs.
7 min
Short Film

Family Bonds

2020
2019
Germany
from 5 years
Director: Maria Schmidt

The little fox Hugo has a happy family life, but there are a bit unconventional – because his parents are geese.

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Eine animierte Figur hält einen kaputten Luftballon in der Hand.
7 min
Short Film

He

2020
2019
Poland
from 5 years
Director: Katarzyna Radecka

In an amusement park, a mysterious character collects broken balloons to give them new life.

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Eine Putzkraft steht in der Küche einer Backstube.
11 min
Short Film

In Between Milk and Flour

2020
2019
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Janine Jensch

What do we dare (to dream of)? One evening Pablo, a cleaner, finds something extraordinary at a noble confectionery: this confectionery isn’t normal – it is filled with magic.

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Ein alter Mann trägt zwei Tassen Kaffee auf einem Brettchen.
7 min
Short Film

Forget-me-not

2020
2019
Denmark
from 14 years
Director: Katarina Lundquist

When a lifelong friend departs, a stubborn old man has to face his inner fears in order to restore peace to his mind.

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Ein Mann steht vor drei hell erleuchteten Türen.
13 min
Short Film

The Ticket

2020
2019
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Franz Ufer

Thomas dies. But what he witnesses on the other side is under no circumstances what he expected. Suddenly he is sitting in a waiting room, like one in a registration office. There, in a strange way, he undergoes injustices, which are often caused by faith and death.

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Ein altes Ehepaar schaut sich entsetzt an.
3 min
Short Film

Pussy Boo

2020
2020
France
from 14 years
Director: Rémi Parisse

When Paulette’s and Roger’s ears meet their grand daughter’s favourite rapper ...

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In der Dunkelheit der Nacht erleuchtet eine Tankstelle.
11 min
Short Film

Cayenne

2020
2020
Canada
from 14 years
Director: Simon Gionet

During her night shift at a remote gas station, a female clerk agrees to help a man whose car broke down. While they both attempt to repair the vehicle, the driver’s intentions leave the young woman uncertain.

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Zwei Personen stehen in einem Diner und tanzen.
3 min
Short Film

No, I Don’t Want to Dance!

2020
2019
UK
from 14 years
Director: Andrea Vinciguerra

You may think that in our modern and thorough times, every potential hazard has been identified. You are wrong. There is a critical issue that, nobody has taken into consideration yet: how dangerous dancing can be.

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Ein Mann sitzt vor seinem alten Computer.
9 min
Short Film

Yes-People

2020
2020
Iceland
from 14 years
Director: Gísli Darri Halldórsson

One morning an eclectic mix of people face the everyday battle – such as work, school and dish-washing. As the day progresses, their relationships are tested and ultimately their capacity to cope.

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Ein Mädchen in Uniform wird von anderen Soldaten festgehalten.
16 min
Short Film

In This Land We’re Briefly Ghosts

2020
2019
Myanmar, Burma, Taiwan (Republik China)
from 14 years
Director: Chen-Wen Lo

Myanmar, 2013. A twelve-year-old Burmese child soldier, imprisoned for deserting battle, is forced to either kill her older brother, a fellow deserter, or die alongside him. Based on actual events.

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Ein animierter Mann zeigt auf einen Ort auf einem Globus.
6 min
Short Film

Gunpowder

2020
2019
France
from 14 years
Director: Romane Faure, Nathanael Perron, Léa Detrain, Benoît de Geyer d’Orth, Pei-Hsuan Lin, Anne-Lise Kubiak

It’s teatime! Unfortunately for Phileas all his tea boxes are empty. He decides to go get some from the source, in China!

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Ein junger Mann öffnet seine Haustür.
5 min
Short Film

Thoughts Are Free

2020
2019
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Lea Thurner

The idea of having to call a craftsman because of his broken heater drives Benjamin crazy.

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30 min
Fokus UK

Wallace & Gromit - The Wrong Trousers

2020
1993
UK
from 8 years
Director: Nick Park
Viele bunte Tiere sind auf einem Schiff versammelt.
12 min
Short Film

Overboard!

2020
2019
Czech Republic
from 5 years
Director: Filip Posivac, Barbora Valecká

Chameleon and Kiwi: one revels in color, the other avoids attention. But when a storm approaches, they help each other board a boat!

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Vier Polarhasen ziehen einen Hund im Körbchen.
8 min
Short Film

Mishou

2020
2020
Germany, Bulgaria
from 5 years
Director: Milen Vitanov

The live of four lively Arctic hares takes a turn after discovering a strange new creature.

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Ein animierter Drache balanciert über ein Seil.
5 min
Short Film

Labyrinth

2020
2019
Poland
from 5 years
Director: Dorota Gosieniecka, Andrzej Gosienieccy

The story of this animated collage takes place in an old castle, to which a powerful dragon arrives and kidnaps the key.

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Ein großer Seemann spaziert durch eine Stadt.
6 min
Short Film

Leaf

2020
2020
Czech Republic
from 5 years
Director: Aliona Baranova

A little girl gives a sailor an autumn leaf, which makes him homesick. He then journeys home to meet his old parents. What will he find there?

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Drei Mädchen sitzen am Strand.
4 min
Short Film

Blanket

2020
2019
Ireland
from 14 years
Director: Denis Fitzpatrick, Ken Williams

Unable to sleep, three girls play a game to pass the time.

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Ein Mann ist auf einem Stuhl festgeschnallt.
7 min
Short Film

Cuckoo!

2020
2019
Netherlands
from 14 years
Director: Jörgen Scholtens

A lonely man lives inside a cuckoo clock. Every hour he is catapulted out of his tiny house to yell ‘Cuckoo!’

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Zwei animierte Tauben schauen in die Kamera.
2 min
Short Film

No Feeding Pigeons

2020
2019
Poland
from 14 years
Director: Agata Piasecka

A humorous short inspired by social conviction about the harmful impact of pigeons on human health in the cities.

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Eine junge Frau steht auf der Straße.
7 min
Short Film

The Fighter

2020
2019
South Africa
from 14 years
Director: Reinier Smit

A rural runaway girl and a degraded Zimbabwean boxer bump into each other and discover that they are not the only one who needs to be saved.

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Ein Mädchen steht an einem Baum mit einem blaugelben Wegzeichen.
15 min
Short Film

The Sacred Zone

2020
2020
Canada
from 14 years
Director: Paméla Bisson

Sparkle is back to camp for another summer, but this year the director warns her to not tell stories about the sacred zone, but Charlie insists on hearing a legend so hard that she becomes part of the legend.

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Ein junger Mann steht vor einem See und hält eine kaputte Plastikflasche hoch.
5 min
Short Film

Monster Sitter

2020
2019
Italy
from 14 years
Director: Daniele Lince, Elena Beatrice

In a world where lake monsters exist, we follow the daily life of Giacomo Rosetti, the one who takes care of Isy, the monster of Lake Iseo.

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Zwei Touristen sitzen in einer Bahn.
5 min
Short Film

o28

2020
2019
France
from 14 years
Director: Otalia Caussé, Geoffroy Collin, Louise Grardel, Antoine Marchand, Robin Merle, Fabien Meyran

In Lisbon, a German married couple is about to get aboard the legendary n°28 tramway, but how should you react when the brakes get loose and embark you on a vertiginous race – with a baby on board.

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Collage aus vier Filmen des Made by You-Programms.
41 min
Short Film

Made by You

2020
Germany

Kleine Regisseure ganz groß: Das „Made by You“-Programm präsentiert 20 selbstproduzierte Kurzfilme von jungen Filmemachern aus Sachsen, die im Anschluss durch eine Experten-Jury bewertet werden. Wer wird wohl dieses Jahr einen Platz auf dem Podest ergattern?

 

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30 min
Fokus UK

Wallace & Gromit: A Matter Of Loaf And Death

2020
2008
UK
from 8 years
Director: Nick Park
30 min
Fokus UK

Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave

2020
1995
UK
from 8 years
Director: Nick Park
Ein alter Baum steht auf einer Weide.
5 min
Short Film

About a Tree

2020
2019
Czech Republic
from 5 years
Director: Michaela Mašánová

A squirrel, a bird, and a hare surprise a grumpy tree. The tree first does everything to get rid of the unwanted guests, until …

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Zwei Kinder rennen vielen kleinen Glühwürmchen hinterher.
5 min
Short Film

Firefly Groove

2020
2019
Poland
from 5 years
Director: Tomasz Pilarski

Little Kika raves about the nature around her, while her older brother Kojad is mainly interested in mobile phone games. One accident will make the children discover a stunning phenomenon.

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Ein Hund betritt mit bunt gekleideten Entdeckern das Gebäude.
18 min
Short Film

Sandals

2020
2019
Romania, France
from 12 years
Director: Anton Groves, Damian Groves

A father recounts to his daughter, the extraordinary journey of four young explorers throughout the world. Fascinated by this story, the little girl will discover that the adventure told to her by her father is at the border between reality and fiction.

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Ein Teenager steht vor einem Wohnblock und hält sein Basecap fest.
30 min
Short Film

Masel Tov Cocktail

2020
2020
Germany
from 12 years
Director: Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch

Ingredients: 1 Jew, 12 Germans, 50 ml culture of remembrance, 30 ml stereotypes, 2 teaspoons of patriotism, 1 teaspoon of Israel, 1 falafel, 5 stumbling blocks and a dash of antisemitism. Put all ingredients into a film, bring it to boil and shake vigorously.

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Ein Junge sitzt auf einem Baugerüst.
30 min
Short Film

Island Living

2020
2019
Iceland
from 12 years
Director: Viktor Sigurjónsson

Over the course of a summer, in a remote village in Iceland, a young boy discovers real friendship through the power of music.

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Ein junger Mann umklammert fest seine Drum-Sticks.
20 min
Short Film

Offbeat

2020
2020
Netherlands
from 12 years
Director: Myrte Ouwerkerk

In an air polluted future the 20-year-old drummer Olly only wants one thing: to get inside the dome, where the air is clean and the best musicians live. In order to get in, he has to take a series of absurd tests that pass false judgements on him.

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Ein Mädchen taucht unter Wasser.
21 min
Short Film

to Anna

2020
2020
Germany
from 12 years
Director: Denise Riedmayr

Partying and chilling at the pool: Anna and her clique take in the last days of summer. She is surrounded by emerging sexuality and feels pressured to experiment herself. However it just does not feel right – is that normal?

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Ein Junge mit Downsyndrom steht vor einer selbstgebastelten Rakete.
23 min
Short Film

Ole, Benni and the Rest of the Universe

2020
2019
Germany
from 11 years
Director: Anna Ludwig

So far, it has never has never disturbed Ole that his friend Benni has the Down syndrome. But now – on the threshold of childhood to youth – their friendship is changing. It’s no longer easy to stand by his friend ...

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Ein Dinosaurier salutiert vor seinem Chef.
5 min
Short Film

Dinosaurs: The True Story

2020
2020
France
from 11 years
Director: Paul-Louis Aeberhardt

As two dinosaurs take their first steps on the moon, a giant asteroid heads towards Earth. On earth, the JASA (Jurassic Aeronautics and Space Administration) is active to avoid disaster  ...

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Ein Mädchen lauert hinter einer Mauer.
14 min
Short Film

Raya

2020
2019
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
from 11 years
Director: Sepide Berenji

Raya and her friends cause trouble at school. At the same time Raya wonders about morals and compares herself to her parents. She is torn on the best way to make the world a better place – with magic or confrontation?

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Ein Junge steht vor einem aufziehenden Sturm.
3 min
Short Film

Eos

2020
2019
France
from 11 years
Director: Benoît Filippin, Paul Gautier, Laureline Massias, Mathieu Milaret

Eos plays quietly in his room. Disturbed by his father’s loud and angry voice, Eos stops playing and watch his father talking on the phone. Frightened, Eos runs away from his house while a storm rises ...

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