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25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

10 – 17 OCT 2020
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Luftaufnahme eines Waldes in der Herbstblüte.
6 min
Short Film

Emergency Call out of the Forest!

2019
2019
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Conny Hartmann, Mike Pohle

The ecological system of the forest is about to collapse! The climate change is clearly noticeable. Hurricane storms, drought and pest infestation lead to an unsuspected death of the forests. The short film documents the situation and accompanies the people who have to fight every day to get the forest back on its feet.

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Ein Vikinger steht inmitten einer malerischen Landschaft neben einem Fluss.
11 min
Short Film

A Terrible Morning of Bang the Gian

2019
2018
Poland
from 6 years
Director: Lukasz Kacprowicz

Tappie lives in the magical Whispering Forest. He’s not a true Viking, because it never occurs to him to use his sword; he prefers to smile ...

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Eine Putzfrau posiert mit ihrem Staubwedel.
3 min
Short Film

Diva

2019
2019
Czech Republic
from 6 years
Director: Jaroslav Nykl

The theater is a magical place where the cleaning lady cannot resist its charm and starts singing opera. A little spider is her only audience and admirer.

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In einem Krankenhaus kümmert sich ein Roboter um einen kranken Jungen.
10 min
Short Film

C4RE

2019
2018
Germany
from 6 years
Director: Alice Reily de Souza, Juliane Walther

A little boy lives in a hospital and discovers that he is not alone – a robot was installed to take care of him and to observe his illness.

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Auf einer Waldlichtung sitzt ein Wolf auf einem Felsvorsprung.
10 min
Short Film

Wolf Paths

2019
2018
Czech Republic
from 6 years
Director: Noemi Valentíny, Vojtěch Dočkal

A chronically sick boy leads a peaceful but lazy life with his mother. Everything changes when his indispensable inhaler falls out of the window and he is forced to go out.

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Ein junger Athlet steht erschöpft in seinem Zimmer.
20 min
Short Film

Pommel

2019
2018
Great Britain, Croatia
from 12 years
Director: Paris Zarcilla

Brothers Isaac and Noah are young British gymnasts. Their strict East Asian father favours Noah. Isaac is excellent in gymnastics, but as Noah is becoming as good or even better than him, Isaac decides to sabotage his brother at the upcoming competition.

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Ein Mädchen mit hält ihre Hand, aus der rote Farbe tropft, an die Wange eines Jungen.
30 min
Short Film

Red Hands

2019
2018
France, Italy
from 12 years
Director: Francesco Filippi

Ernesto is a smart but also hyper-protected and lonely boy. One day he discovers some wonderful red wall drawings, made by Luna, a mysterious girl who has the magic power to produce a vivid red colour from her hands.

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Ein Junge mit einer Kapuze über dem Kopf steht in einem Wald und hält in seinen Händen einen Ast.
20 min
Short Film

Baptism by Fire

2019
2018
Germany
from 12 years
Director: Philipp Klinger

Jonas desires to become part of the cool boys group. Suddenly his dream comes true, but he has to ask himself, who he really is.

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Ein indischer Junge blickt traurig nach unten.
10 min
Short Film

The Priceless Art

2019
2018
India
from 11 years
Director: Mohamed Asif Hameed

A little boy named Shiva hails from a needy family and the struggles he undergoes in life to satisfy his younger sister’s medical needs for which he sells his own artworks on the streets while also tacking external interventions.

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Der kleine Dino-Junge Taami strahlt mit seiner besten Freundin um die Wette.
9 min
Short Film

Maamuu – Mommy’s Love

2019
2019
Mongolia
from 4 years
Director: Ganbold Luvsandamdin

One morning, Taami realizes, that his favorite sweets are all gone. His mother tells him, that whatever you use will eventually be empty. Taami gets scared: What if Mommy’s love is empty someday?

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In einem Wald bindet ein kleiner Gnom einen Fuchs an der Leine fest.
5 min
Short Film

Cloudy

2019
2018
Czech Republic
from 6 years
Director: Filip Diviak, Zuzana Čupová

Mr. Gnome is sunbathing in his garden when a little cloud hides the sun. Mr. Gnome is pretty annoyed but he knows precisely what to do with such clouds.

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Am Strand streckt eine alte Frau mit Schwimmring ihren Fuß ins Wasser.
3 min
Short Film

Swim

2019
2018
Germany
from 6 years
Director: Maike Mahira Koller

Despite her advanced age, an old woman overcomes the challenge of swimming and awakes the attention of deep sea creatures.

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Ein bunter Vogel steht neben seinem Nest.
4 min
Short Film

Nest

2019
2019
Germany
from 6 years
Director: Sonja Rohleder

A bird of paradise search with full vigor for a partner.

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Zwei Eulen sitzen auf einem Baum.
5 min
Short Film

Small Tales - Big Dream of Small Frog

2019
2017
Poland
from 6 years
Director: Andrzej Piotr Morawski

Sitting at the banks of a pond, a frog is staring at the Moon with delight. She would like to jump on it – a dream she shares with the owls. One of the birds is supportive and understanding, the other is determined to talk the frog out of this ridiculous idea.

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Ein Mann schielt auf seine dicke Beule auf seiner Stirn.
2 min
Short Film

Mr. Grump and his Bump

2019
2019
Germany
from 6 years
Director: Agnieszka Jurek

About the luck to run against the wall.

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Ein korpulenter Teenager steht verzweifelt vor seiner Klasse.
7 min
Short Film

Disrepute

2019
2019
Sweden
from 14 years
Director: Stephane Mounkassa, Stefan Sundin

Last class of the week. Niklas is about to change school after years of bullying but he refuses to leave the classroom without restitution.

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Ein Teenager sitzt mit seinen Eltern am Tisch und isst.
5 min
Short Film

Savegame

2019
2019
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Diana Kaiser

As a teenager loses himself more and more in the virtual world, he snaps back into the harsh reality.

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Zwei Teenager liegen im Bett.
15 min
Short Film

The Last Day of School

2019
2018
Lithuania
from 14 years
Director: Gabriele Urbonaite

On the last day of school, Edgaras goes on an illegal cigarette run in order to afford a better life with his girlfriend.

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Eine Frau sitzt mit Kopfhörern vor ihrem Computer.
4 min
Short Film

Crocodile

2019
2019
Spain
from 14 years
Director: Jorge Yúdice

Like every afternoon, Alicia prepares a cup of tea and watches her favorite youtube channel: VictorGaming – a role action video games channel. Victor, the youtuber, is streaming now answering questions from his fans.

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Berühmte Figuren literarischer Meisterwerke von Shakespeare & Co. grinsen um die Wette.
3 min
Short Film

Classics in 3 Minutes – Romeo and Juliet

2019
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Carolin Schattenkirchner

The love story “Romeo and Juliet” as a short rhymed cartoon, located between ingenious, witty and Wikipedia.

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Zwei Angler sitzen auf einer Brücke in einem düsteren Tal.
6 min
Short Film

Booxze

2019
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Till Sander-Titgemeyer, Diego Hauenstein

Two fishermen pull a strange box out of the swamp unleashing forces they barely comprehend.

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Ein alter Mann gießt einen kargen Baum in einer Wüste.
7 min
Short Film

The Tree

2019
2018
France
from 14 years
Director: Basil Malek, Han Yang

In a world of drought, an old man spends his days collecting drops of water to quench the thirst of a dead tree.

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117 min
Panorama

Balloon

2019
2018
Germany
from 12 years
Director: Michael Bully Herbig

At the end of the 1970s, life in East Germany feels musty and repressive. The Strelzyk and Wetzel families finally want to exchange the narrowness of their homeland for freedom in the West. They want to cross the strictly guarded border between the two German states in a balloon.

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Ein Mann sitzt mit seinen beiden Kindern telefonierend auf einem Flughafen.
15 min
Short Film

Delay

2019
2018
Italy, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
from 14 years
Director: Ali Asgari

A man and his two children are late for their flight. While they wait for the next flight something happens that changes his point of view about being a father.

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Ein Junge stützt genervt seinen Kopf auf seinem Arm ab.
3 min
Short Film

Resistance

2019
2019
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Benjamin Hujawa

A family discussion that goes round in circles can only be concluded by extreme measures.

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Ein junger Mann steht in der Tür mit einem pompösen Outfit und einer Gitarre um den Hals.
19 min
Short Film

Tommi & Wolf

2019
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Maximilian Conway

Spring-time 1976, somewhere in the countryside of Lower Austria: the 19-year-old boys Thomas and Wolfgang decide to found a rock band to get super famous. Since they are not really good at playing their instruments they shoot an album cover first.

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Ein Junge, gemalt auf eine bläuliche Wand, sitzt auf einem Holzstuhl.
10 min
Short Film

Son Of The Sea

2019
2018
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
from 14 years
Director: Abbas Jalali Yekta

A man lives in a house with his wife and the illusion of their son on the wall. This hallucination gradually creates some complications in their life.

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Ein kahlrasierter Junge steht auf einem offenen Tagebau.
17 min
Short Film

Fauve

2019
2018
Canada, France
from 14 years
Director: Jérémy Comte

In an open-pit mine site, two boys go ever deeper into a twisted game of power, with nature their only witness.

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Ein gemaltes Bild von einem Schauspieler steht zwischen Pinseln, Zeitungsausschnitten und Dosen.
6 min
Panorama

The Actor

2019
1975
France
Director: Jean-François Laguionie

Face to face with himself, a comedian makes up as an old man for the needs of a role. But what’s on the other side of the mirror?

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Ein Junge steht auf einer Düne mit dunklen Wolken im Hintergrund.
15 min
Panorama

Grandpa Walrus

2019
2017
France
Director: Lucrèce Andreae

On a windy and cloudy beach, Granny is praying, Mum is shouting, the sisters don’t care, Lucas is alone. Grandpa was a weird guy, now he is dead.

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Ein junger Mann sitzt in einer dunklen Bar.
16 min
Panorama

Goliath

2019
2016
France
Director: Loïc Barché

Nicolas is madly in love with Charlotte, a girl he barely knows yet fantasizes about through the pictures she posts on Facebook. With a friend, he decides to prove his love for her by accomplishing an exploit.

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Ein Junge blickt in sein Spiegelbild auf einer Wasseroberfläche.
17 min
Panorama

Blue Dog

2019
2018
France
Director: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh

Emile fears the outside world. He stays at home and paints everything in blue. One evening, his son Yoan meets Soraya, a young girl, fond of Tamil dance. She will help him find the right colour.

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Eine Nonne schaut verschmitzt zur Seite.
8 min
Panorama

Artem Silendi

2019
2017
France
Director: Frank Ychou

Sisters are sinners like others.

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Ein junger Mann blickt erschöpft und übermüdet drein.
29 min
Short Film

The Overcoat

2019
2018
Estonia, Ireland
from 12 years
Director: Meelis Arulepp, Sean Mullen

An office worker saves all his money to buy a new coat in time for Christmas, only to have fate take a ghostly hand.

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Ein Junge steht gebückt und betrachtet seine lange, neonleuchtende Nase.
8 min
Short Film

Nosis

2019
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Vincenz Neuhaus

When a boy with an exceptionally long nose accidentally falls into a cake, his life changes in unforseen ways. Equipped with a super nose, he begins to re-example life. But everything comes at a price.

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Ein trauriger Mann blickt auf die Überreste seines verbrannten Häuschens auf einer Klippe.
6 min
Short Film

Nö!

2019
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Christian Kaufmann

A guy arrives at a cliff, located on a rough coast. He begins to build a new home in this place, but wind and weather beat him back in his project over and over again.

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Auf einem Fensterbrett stehen drei unterschiedlich große Topfpflanzen.
2 min
Short Film

Master of Light

2019
2019
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Stefan Vogt

Friendship happens even in absence!

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Ein Vogel breitet seine Flügel im Schein des Vollmondes aus.
2 min
Short Film

Maestro

2019
2019
France
from 14 years
Director: Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro

Deep into a forest, a gathering of wild animals start a nocturnal opera, conducted by a squirrel.

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Ein Junge trägt ein weißes Hemd und beobachtet das Treiben auf seinem Abschlussball.
6 min
Short Film

Slowdance

2019
2018
Sweden
from 14 years
Director: Christian Hansson Zetterberg

A shy boy at a middle-school dance tackles the new concepts of identity, sexuality and love.

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