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25th International

Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

10 – 17 OCT 2020
Ein junger Mann postet ein Bild von sich in den Sozialen Netzwerken.
9 min
Short Film
Dates

#LIKE4LIKE

2020
Ukraine
from 14 years

Timur is a blogger obsessed with popularity. In order to increase the number of his followers, he makes decisions which affect his fate.

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Trailer
102 min
Panorama
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150 Million Magical Sparrows

2019
India
from 10 years

Human traffickers roam the villages, recruit impoverished families and their children under false promises and sell the children as child slaves in the city. Nine-year-old Jhalki does all she can to free her brother from their clutches and does not let anyone stop her.

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Ein Junge hockt in seinem Zimmer.
14 min
Short Film
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A Day in the Life of a Boy

2020
Germany
from 11 years

Autistic boy Daan has a unique perspective on the world. His little sister Millie struggles with his sometimes strange behaviour and the lack of attention she gets from their single mother.

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Ein alter Baum steht auf einer Weide.
5 min
Short Film
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About a Tree

2019
Czech Republic
from 5 years

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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Ailin wird von ihrer Mutter gehalten.
5 min
Short Film
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Ailín on the Moon

2019
Argentina
from 4 years

A mother and daughter’s love is orbited by joys and challenges.

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Ein kleines Mädchen steht bedrückt vor einem Krankenhausbett.
10 min
Short Film
Dates

Alice

2019
Slovakia
from 14 years

One day, Alice decides to run away. She wanders around the neighborhood untill the sun goes down.

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Ein Junge trägt Kopfhörer und läuft die Straße entlang.
12 min
Short Film
Dates

Are You Hungry?

2019
Finland
from 14 years

A single mother struggles to connect with her adopted teenage son, who she believes is gay. Worried that the vulnerable boy will fall victim to older men preying on young boys online, she takes it upon herself to guide him safely through this period of self-exploration by setting him up on a date.

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Trailer
104 min
German Focus
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Auerhouse

2019
Germany
from 15 years

Autumn 1983, in a small provincial Swabian village with a cemetery, an amusement arcade, a pizzeria and a “madhouse”: Frieder was admitted to this psychiatric clinic after a suicide attempt. Now he is “free” again and moves into his empty family home, the Auerhouse, together with his friends Höppner, Vera and Cäcilia.

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Ein Bär läuft durch den Wald mit seinem Jungen.
2 min
Short Film
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Bearing

2019
Czech Republic
from 4 years

A baby bear loses sight of its mother and tries to get back to her.

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Das Rotkäppchen verlässt ein Haus.
1 min
Short Film
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Beware the Wolf!

2020
France
from 11 years

Once again, Little Red Riding Hood has to bring a cake, a jar of jam and butter to its grandmother. But this time, the wolf is not at the rendezvous.

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2 min
Dates

Bingo!

2015
Netherlands
from 14 years

In a joyless nursing home, a feisty elderly woman embarks on a maniacal quest to recover a lost bingo ball.

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Ein Mädchen sitzt in der Klasse.
15 min
Short Film
Dates

Blank Paper

2020
Germany
from 7 years

Fleur wants to be a great artist like her grandmother. But at a school painting competition she struggles with the blank paper in front of her. It’s a story about the pressure of success, creativity struggles and being yourself.

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Zwei Bären stehen auf einer Eisscholle.
6 min
Short Film
Dates

Blanket

2020
Russia
from 4 years

A very very grumpy polar bear lives in the far far North. One day he receives an unexpected visitor…

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Drei Mädchen sitzen am Strand.
4 min
Short Film
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Blanket

2019
Ireland
from 14 years

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

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Ein kleines Mädchen sitzt im Auto.
8 min
Short Film
Dates

Blue

2020
Ireland
from 7 years

When the stress of everyday life gets a bit too much for Katie’s Mum and it all comes to a head on the morning school run Katie is faced with seeing her Mum “feeling blue”.

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Ein kleiner blauer Vogel strickt mit rosafarbenem Garn.
6 min
Short Film
Dates

Blueprint

2019
Belgium
from 4 years

When a flamingo hatches the other birds cannot believe their eyes: This new hatchling is blue instead of pink. The other flamingos decide to exclude him from the group, while he wants nothing more than to belong.

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61 min
Animated Film
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Boxi and the Lost Treasure

2019
Hungary
from 5 years

Kartomi is a little lout who likes to paint on everything he can lay his hands on in his town. One day he meets little stray dog Boxi. The boy and the dog become best friends. As a first good deed they clean the city from all graffiti. Soon they find a treasure map and together they embark on an adventure that takes them all over the city and its outskirts.

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82 min
Animated Film
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Calamity, a Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary

2020
France, Denmark
from 8 years

A trek of prairie schooners is on its way to the Wild West in 1863. The Canary family, led by their father, are seeking a better life, as are the other travellers. When the father dies in an accident, his twelve-year-old daughter Martha Jane has to take over the responsibility. This is a welcome challenge for the girl, who has never been much good at dolls and clothes.

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Eine Katze steht mit ihrem Handtuch vor einem Badesee und blickt kritisch auf eine Fischgräte.
7 min
Dates

Cat Lake City

2019
Germany
from 4 years

Percy Cat is looking forward to a relaxing day in Cat Lake City – the cats’ vacation paradise. But the place is not as expected. Not even the spot on the towel is as safe as he thought …

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2 min
Dates

Catastrophe

2017
Netherlands
from 14 years

When a little bird suddenly drops dead in it’s cage, all eyes are on the cat. Desperately he tries to make everything right again, but actually making everything worse in the progress.

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Eine Katze steht in einer Schwimmhalle am Startblock.
4 min
Short Film
Dates

Cats Can’t Swim

2019
UK
from 7 years

In an anthropomorphic world, a young cat boy wants to win his school swimming contest with the support of his mum.

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

Cayenne

2020
Canada
from 14 years

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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Trailer
87 min
Panorama
Dates

Clara

2019
Ukraine
from 6 years

The newborn, light blue baby dragon has magical powers to make the world more colourful. Therefore, a magician has the little dragon kidnapped. But luckily, dwarf Alfred, a good-natured raccoon and fairylike Clara get in the way of the evil magician.

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Ein Junge steht vor einer Entscheidung.
6 min
Short Film
Dates

Cola or Lemonade?

2020
Germany
from 7 years

In a kiosk the nine-year-old Jonas thinks about whether he wants to buy a cola or lemonade.

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Ein Mädchen malt ein Bild.
4 min
Short Film
Dates

Colours

2020
Spain
from 11 years

A mother and daughter spend their evening together in the living room. Mother works whilst her daughter is drawing. But when the kid finishes and starts to colour her drawing, she starts to think about what colour she should use.

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Eine Mülltonne schaut erschrocken.
9 min
Short Film
Dates

Cracks in the Pavement

2019
Argentina
from 7 years

A beautiful and delicate flower grows amidst the asphalt jungle. A street rubbish bin witnesses the mistreatment of the flower in the polluted public way. Concerned about her torment, the rubbish bin seeks a way to protect her.

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Eine schwarze Animationsfigur steht auf dem Balkon.
8 min
Short Film
Dates

Criss Cross

2020
Germany
from 14 years

An unfortunate chain of events motivates a couple in love, to try and defy the obstacles between them. Can they be overcome?

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

Cuckoo!

2019
Netherlands
from 14 years

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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Trailer
101 min
German Focus
Dates

Daniel '16

2020
Greece
from 15 years

Instead of serving his sentence in a prison, teenager Daniel is sent to Greece to take part in a project for juvenile criminals. On an ostrich farm in a remote village in Evros near the Turkish border Daniel is to learn to obey rules and take responsibility for the community. In this project, “the community” just includes the leader, an instructor and about 14-year-old Max, who is longing for closeness and sees Daniel as his friend.

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93 min
German Focus
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Dear Mr. Führer

2020
Germany
from 12 years

Spring 1945: Eleven-year-old Felix lives with his mother Anna in Munich. His father Bernd, a well-known trumpeter, is at the front. When bombardments of the city do not stop, Anna and Felix flee to the countryside. They set up a new home on the farm of a deceased aunt.

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Ein Dinosaurier salutiert vor seinem Chef.
5 min
Short Film
Dates

Dinosaurs: The True Story

2020
France
from 11 years

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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Trailer
90 min
Youth Film
Dates

Eden

2020
Finland
from 15 years

The group of teenagers could not be more different, but all of them have little desire to go to a religious summer camp. Before their confirmation, they are to form their own small congregation and discuss the biblical paradise for a week in the countryside. Older, easy-going Juhani and young, fundamentalist Tiina are the leading pastors.

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

2019
France
from 11 years

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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Ein Junge sitzt in der Kirche und wartet auf seine Beichte.
11 min
Short Film
Dates

Every Day, Except Sunday

2019
United Arab Emirates
from 7 years

A day before his first confession, Enzo fears the worst after stealing a motorcycle emblem. He writes a list of his sins, but he has to overcome one more challenge: the owner of the motorcycle is the priest he will confess to.

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

Family Bonds

2019
Germany
from 5 years

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

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Ein Mädchen sitzt auf einem Berg.
16 min
Short Film
Dates

Finally, Vacation!

2019
Austria
from 7 years

School holidays, everyone storms out of the classroom. Four friends drift home and proudly tell where they go on vacation. Only one of the girls keeps quiet, because she doesn’t know: do they go away at all?

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

Firefly Groove

2019
Poland
from 5 years

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

Forget-me-not

2019
Denmark
from 14 years

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 kleines Monster hält fragend einen roten Faden in der Hand.
5 min
Short Film
Dates

Fussel

2019
Germany
from 5 years

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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Trailer
98 min
German Focus
Dates

God You´re Such a Prick!

2020
Germany
from 13 years

Life couldn't be better for 16-year-old Steffi: She has successfully finished school, will soon start her training as a police officer and is looking forward to the class trip to Paris, where she wants to spend her first night with her boyfriend Fabian in a romantic hotel. The only thing left to do is a health check for the police, then off they go.

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Ein Mädchen sitzt auf ihrem Bett.
12 min
Short Film
Dates

Good Girl

2019
Estonia, Finland, Italy, Portugal
from 14 years

After being awarded for being a good girl, a naive little girl learns what it really means to be one.

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

Gunpowder

2019
France
from 14 years

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

He

2019
Poland
from 5 years

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

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Ein animiertes Mädchen wird von ihrer Mutter festgehalten.
11 min
Short Film
Dates

Heaviness

2019
Germany
from 14 years

Some days are light and some days are heavy.

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

In Between Milk and Flour

2019
Germany
from 14 years

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

In This Land We’re Briefly Ghosts

2019
Myanmar, Burma, Taiwan (Republik China)
from 14 years

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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90 min
German Focus
Dates

Into the Beat

2020
Germany
from 12 years

Katya Orlow comes from a famous ballet family. She has every chance of following in the footsteps of her late mother and that of her father Victor, who is still celebrated as a master dancer. At the moment she is training very hard to apply to the prestigious New York Ballet Academy. Then an accident happens ...

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Ein kleiner Junge lächelt.
15 min
Short Film
Dates

Invisible

2019
Czech Republic
from 7 years

Jirka is an eight-year-old boy who has just moved to a new town. On the first day of school, he is falsely accused of stealing his classmate's purse. But Jirka is innocent …

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Ein Junge sitzt auf einem Baugerüst.
30 min
Short Film
Dates

Island Living

2019
Iceland
from 12 years

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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Trailer
90 min
Junior Film
Dates

Jackie & Oopjen

2020
Netherlands
from 11 years

Jackie is the daughter of a curator working at the famous Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. A Rembrandt painting from the 17th century showing a young woman named Oopjen Coppit has just been borrowed from Paris. Jackie is fascinated by the work. It almost seems as if Oopjen was alive and watching her.

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101 min
Dates

Jellyfish

2018
UK
from 15 years

Life is not easy for 15-year-old Sarah. She is being bullied at school, put upon by her overbearing boss at the local arcade and also has to take care of her brother, sister and manic-depressive mother. But when her drama teacher encourages her to use her volatile feelings for a stand-up comedy routine for the upcoming graduation ceremony, she quickly discovers her hidden talent.

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Trailer
82 min
Children´s Film
Dates

JerryMaya and the Secret of the Train Robber

2020
Sweden
from 8 years

The young detectives Maya and Jerry are currently in the doldrums and no assignment is in sight. They are all the more excited when a friend of theirs, police officer Randolph, entrusts them with an important case. Thief Ferdinand Fransson alias "Marzipan" has broken out of prison and is on the run!

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Trailer
99 min
Dates

Just Charlie

2016
UK
from 12 years

Charlie is a gifted footballer despite his youth. Renowned clubs have already signalled an interest in him, lucrative contracts are in store. But what fills his father with unspeakable pride means nightmares and deepest uncertainty to the boy.

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

Labyrinth

2019
Poland
from 5 years

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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Trailer
96 min
German Focus
Dates

Lassie Come Home

2020
Germany
from 9 years

Twelve-year-old Flo’s life is shaken up when his family has to move. Until then they had lived in a quiet village in southern Germany, together with their faithful collie bitch Lassie. Now Flo’s father has lost his job and can no longer pay the rent. But pets are not allowed in the new flat and the annoying landlady Mrs Möller cannot be dissuaded from her opinion.

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

Leaf

2020
Czech Republic
from 5 years

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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Trailer
75 min
Youth Film
Dates

Life Without Sara Amat

2019
Spain
from 14 years

Pep is 13. As every year, he spends his holidays in his grandmother's house in the country. There he meets again with his friends, who stir up the small town in the summertime. The gang includes Sara, who Pep is madly in love with. Every night the youngsters meet to play hide and seek or spin the bottle.

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90 min
Youth Film
Dates

Lola

2019
Belgium, France
from 16 years

Lola is young and free. But she has had no contact with her father Philippe since she came out as a transsexual. When Lola’s mother Catherine dies, Philippe even makes sure that Lola is late for the funeral service and deprives her of the opportunity to bid a last farewell. She is feeling hurt and angry when she sets off home, the urn with her mother’s ashes being stowed in her luggage.

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Die Queen von England schaut erschrocken zum Big Ben.
11 min
Short Film
Dates

London Holidays

2019
Latvia
from 7 years

The men of the Rescue team are finally on holiday and are traveling on their yellow boat through the English Channel. The satellite phone is ringing; London’s famous clock Big Ben is broken and the Rescue team rushes to fix it.

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

Made by You

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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89 min
German Focus
Dates

Madison

2019
Germany, Austria
from 12 years

Twelve-year-old Madison has set her mind on becoming as successful as her father Timo, a professional cyclist. Timo, who named his daughter after a discipline in track cycling, namely two-man team riding, often overtaxes Madison. Although she still has a year to go, she is scheduled to take part in the Federal German training camp this summer.

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Trailer
88 min
Youth Film
Dates

Man Up!

2019
France, Belgium
from 14 years

16-year-old Tom has mixed feelings about his change of school. He, who manoeuvres through life in a rather insecure and conformist way, only finds the strength to face this new challenge in the strong affection for his big brother Leo. Leo, the golden boy loved and admired by everyone, gives him tips, motivates him and is always there for him.

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

Masel Tov Cocktail

2020
Germany
from 12 years

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 Schaf fährt Ballon.
2 min
Short Film
Dates

Master Painter Bah Bizons’ Ballon Ride

2020
Germany
from 4 years

Sun, a light breeze, a wonderful day for a balloon ride! If there weren’t these obstacles that stand in the way of cloud driver sheep Bah Bizon, not least – again – the Wolf Wolfgang Wegtragi.

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Auf einem Fensterbrett stehen drei unterschiedlich große Topfpflanzen.
2 min
Dates

Master of Light

2019
Germany
from 14 years

Friendship happens even in absence!

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Ein junges Mädchen sitzt am Tisch und lernt.
13 min
Short Film
Dates

Matilda and the Spare Head

2020
Lithuania
from 7 years

A girl wants to be the smartest person in the world. When all the things she has learned can no longer fit in just one head, her mother buys her a backup one.

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Trailer
74 min
Children´s Film
Dates

Mezquite's Heart

2019
Mexico
from 8 years

Lucía belongs to the Yoreme people and lives a secluded life with her father, a harp player, and her grandparents in a small village in Sonora, Mexico. Lucía’s father Fidel cannot get over the death of his wife and drowns his grief in alcohol. The little girl’s biggest wish is to play the traditional harp like her father, to touch his heart and be loved by him again.

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23 min
Dates

Mia and the Owl

2018
Germany
from 7 years

Eight-year-old Mia takes to the road to catch an owl. She wants to redeem the last promise of her older sister who just has died of cancer.

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98 min
Dates

Mickybo & Me

2004
UK, Ireland, Australia
from 11 years

Belfast is divided in 1970. Because of the bustling civil war, hate and fear overshadow life. Mickybo and JonJo hardly notice the Troubles because they are too concerned with taking after their idols, the Western heroes Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. They decide to be blood brothers for life and devise a plan to emigrate to Australia.

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

Mishou

2020
Germany, Bulgaria
from 5 years

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

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90 min
Special Programme
Dates

Monkey Business from A to Z

2015
Netherlands
from 8 years

The ten-year-old orphan Wim has to spend his day with working in a weaving factory. But deep inside, Wim only wants to go to school und so he decides to escape from this life in the orphanage. A turbulent adventure trip starts, on which Wim soon becomes companion with a monkey and a girl named Jet.

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

Monster Sitter

2019
Italy
from 14 years

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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Trailer
100 min
Junior Film
Dates

Moon Rock for Monday

2020
Australia
from 13 years

Monday has to take her medication every day because the young girl is terminally ill. She is taught at home and well looked after by her single father Bob. But Monday dreams of seeing the places her father talks to her about. Especially Uluru, the red mountain in northern Australia.

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Mutter und Tochter sitzen entsetzt auf einem Bett.
4 min
Short Film
Dates

Mum, Help!

2020
Sweden
from 14 years

Frida just had sex with a guy at her mother’s place. She is lying in her bed when she notices a wet stain but no condom. Because it is still stuck and the only one that can help her is her mother.

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Trailer
101 min
Panorama
Dates

My Brother Chases Dinosaurs

2019
Italy, Spain
from 12 years

Jack raves about his younger brother Gio, whom he believes to have super powers. As he grows older and realises that his brother is special in other ways, Jack decides to hide him from his classmates. But he failed to reckon with Gio.

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Trailer
102 min
Junior Film
Dates

My Friend Alexis

2019
Chile
from 11 years

Eleven-year-old Tito Rojas and his family live in a modest flat in a quarter of Santiago de Chile. The boy loves playing football with his sister Gloria and the children next door. His father believes in Tito’s talent. Since becoming a professional football player remained nothing but an unfulfilled dream for him, he now invests all his hope and efforts in his quite skilful son.

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Trailer
95 min
Children´s Film
Dates

My Little Sister

2019
Russia
from 9 years

Jamil lives with his mother and grandmother in a small Bashkir village. At just six years of age, he confidently and independently lends his family a helping hand. He is hoping and longingly waiting for his father to return from the war. Jamil would also love to be a hero who fights against the Nazis.

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Trailer
99 min
Animated Film
Dates

Nahuel and the Magic Book

2019
Chile, Brazil
from 8 years

Shy Nahuel lives by the sea with his father, a fisherman. Too bad that the boy has been afraid of the sea for as long as he can remember and does not even dare to get on a rowing boat. But Nahuel would love to help his father with his work. One day, when he is once again being chased by two schoolmates, a cat leads him into an abandoned villa, where Nahuel finds a magic book that might help him overcome his fear.

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

No Feeding Pigeons

2019
Poland
from 14 years

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

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

No, I Don’t Want to Dance!

2019
UK
from 14 years

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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Trailer
87 min
German Focus
Dates

Nothing More Perfect

2020
Germany
from 15 years

Sixteen-year-old Maya is permanently involved in a suicide forum and imagines her own death, partly in romantic, partly in creepy selfie messages. She lets her imagination run wild and thus finds an attention on the internet that she otherwise misses in her life.

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

Offbeat

2020
Netherlands
from 12 years

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

Ole, Benni and the Rest of the Universe

2019
Germany
from 11 years

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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Trailer
102 min
German Focus
Dates

Oskar & Lilli – Where No One Knows Us

2020
Austria
from 13 years

Six years ago, eight-year-old Oskar and his 13-year-old sister Lilli fled Chechnya with their mother. In the meantime, the children regard Vienna as their new home and speak fluent German. But now the family is to be deported. Out of desperation, the already severely traumatised mother attempts suicide and is admitted to a psychiatric clinic.

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Viele bunte Tiere sind auf einem Schiff versammelt.
12 min
Short Film
Dates

Overboard!

2019
Czech Republic
from 5 years

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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Ein Lehrer ist auf dem Weg in seine Klasse.
7 min
Short Film
Dates

Paper Boat

2019
Italy
from 11 years

A middle school teacher tries to make his students aware of gthe topic of Immigration.

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Ein Junge feiert in der Wohnung seiner Eltern eine Party.
9 min
Short Film
Dates

Party Busters

2019
Germany
from 14 years

When Finn’s parents get home sooner than expected, he must cover up a forbidden party, to save his father from getting a heart-attack.

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Ein Seestern und ein Seepferdchen betrachten eine Muschel.
4 min
Short Film
Dates

Patchwork Clam

2019
Germany
from 4 years

Patchwork Clam is too shy. Will the Patchwork Pals make her come out of her shell?

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Fünf Erbsen liegen auf einem Blatt.
14 min
Short Film
Dates

Pea Children

2020
Latvia
from 4 years

A family of peas are chased through the beds by a hungry caterpillar.

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Trailer
84 min
Youth Film
Dates

Perfect 10

2019
UK
from 15 years

14-year-old Leigh lives with her dad on the outskirts of Brighton. She is a talented gymnast and is about to start her first major competition. But due to the sudden death of her mum, she loses an extremely important support. Moreover, strong self-doubts make it difficult for her to deal with people.

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100 min
Youth Film
Dates

Piola

2020
Chile
from 15 years

Martín lives in Quilicura, a district of Santiago, drifting from day to day. His domestic environment is becoming more and more difficult; the family has to move again to an even smaller flat due to a lack of money. No one is interested in Martín’s dream of a career as a rap musician and he gets on rather badly at school. Charly works in a fast food restaurant.

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Trailer
94 min
Children´s Film
Dates

Pirates down the Street

2020
Netherlands
from 10 years

The peaceful life in the small town Sandsborough gets turned upside down as the Blunderbuss family moor down the street. Together with their octopus Freddy and their Shark Roy they are on the run from the family’s arch enemy Crooked Cornelius. Hector, Betsie, son Billy and the grandfather finally want to start an honest life on land.

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6 min
Dates

Precise Peter

2010
Germany
from 8 years

Precise Peter introduces his little son to the subtleties of the family ritual. The fish is ready, the garden prepared and the sun is shining as planned. May the great dinner ceremony begin!

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

Pussy Boo

2020
France
from 14 years

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

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Trailer
74 min
Animated Film
Dates

Raggie

2020
Estonia, Denmark
from 5 years

During the holidays Anu and her older brother Mart play together every day. But even the best holidays come to an end and the new school year is just around the corner. Six-year-old Anu is sad because she does not start school yet and a time of boredom awaits her.

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Ein Mädchen lauert hinter einer Mauer.
14 min
Short Film
Dates

Raya

2019
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
from 11 years

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 Mädchen sitzt in ihrem Zimmer.
7 min
Short Film
Dates

Rehak

2020
UK
from 7 years

A young girl at the age of losing her childlike mind, discovers the magical world of Rehak who is merely a drawing on her bedroom wall.

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79 min
Youth Film
Dates

Ròm

2019
Vietnam
from 15 years

Ròm is a street boy in Ho Chi Minh City. He used to make ends meet as a tipster because his lottery numbers ensured good wins for the neighbours. But when his lucky streak ended, the inhabitants of his poor neighbourhood turned their backs on him. Now the boy lives by himself in a roof alcove and saves money to go looking for his parents.

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

Sandals

2019
Romania, France
from 12 years

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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Trailer
91 min
Panorama
Dates

Schemers

2019
UK
from 16 years

A broken leg ends Davies’ football career and a lot of other things go wrong in his life. He gets to know the wrong girls and has gambling debts. With two friends he founds an agency for bands. At last he feels the wind in his sails, but underworld boss Fergie dominates the industry.

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Ein Mädchen blickt auf ihren offenen Schnürsenkel.
6 min
Short Film
Dates

Shoe Laces

2019
Ukraine
from 14 years

A girl who surrounded herself with gadgets and is subject to many prejudices in her daily life meets a young man who takes her out of a personal matrix.

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Trailer
120 min
Panorama
Dates

Show Me the Way to the Station

2019
Japan
from 12 years

Sayaka and her dog Lou are inseparable. Together they discover the hidden entrance to a mysterious place where they find the old tracks of a disused train. The little girl only finds out where these tracks lead to when Lou suddenly dies.

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Trailer
77 min
Children´s Film
Dates

Sisters: The Summer We Found Our Superpowers

2020
Norway
from 6 years

Vega is nine years old and very level-headed. She is “the only normal person in the family”, so to speak. Her five-year-old, wild sister Billie does whatever she wants, her father does not exactly behave like an adult and her mother has to rest in a clinic this summer because “she always thinks so much”.

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103 min
Dates

Skellig

2009
UK
from 12 years

On a stroll through the garden of the new house, Michael discovers a half ruined dark shed. The boy often feels lonely because his parents have not had much time for him since his sister was born. Among the junk of old boxes and many insects, he finds a strange, skinny man. Everything seems eerie to Michael, but he wants to take care of this creature wasting away.

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Trailer
100 min
Panorama
Dates

Sky Raiders

2019
Israel
from 10 years

Yotam and his classmate Noa are crazy about planes and flying. They find an old plane in a scrap yard and quickly discover that it has historical value. Together they try to breathe new life into it, but they soon reach their limits.

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8 min
Dates

Snowman

2015
Norway
from 11 years

Jan is eight years old and wants his dad to help him build a snowman. But when he tries to enter his father’s world, he crosses a boundary he didn’t know existed.

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Eine junge Giraffe steht im Wald.
13 min
Short Film
Dates

So High Up

2019
France, Belgium
from 7 years

A family of giraffes is spending their holidays in a far-away forest. The baby giraffe gets lost and meets some of the animals that live there. But a bad-tempered squirrel does not seem ready at all to accept the newcomer.

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Trailer
84 min
Youth Film
Dates

Soundtrack to Sixteen

2020
UK
from 14 years

Unconfident Maisy is 16 and has never been kissed. She makes a pact with her best friend: she will kiss a boy until her next birthday! But this is more difficult than she thought because she has a crush on a guy who is out of her reach. Moreover, she often puts her foot in it and cannot find her way in the teenage world.

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7 min
Dates

Speechless

2016
Germany
from 14 years

A little boy walks through a toy store full of people talking a strange and incomprehensible language. Alone he bonds with a young mother who finds a way to communicate with him without words.

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103 min
Dates

Spread Your Wings

2019
France
from 11 years

Even the thought of a holiday with his father in Provence triggers discomfort and defiance in Thomas. After the separation of his parents, the “crazy” scientist is rather embarrassing to him. His worst nightmares come true when it turns out that there is hardly any network coverage in this rural area and therefore no chance of playing exciting computer games.

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92 min
Children´s Film
Dates

Team Marco

2019
USA
from 9 years

Together with his lonely helicopter-mum, twelve-year old Marco lives in Staten Island. After the divorce of his parents, his mother decides to leave busy and buzzling New York City and move back to the place where she was born and grew up. Things become complicated when Marco’s Italian-born grandfather “Nonno” accidentally burns down his own house.

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90 min
Children´s Film
Dates

Team Taganok

2020
Russia
from 9 years

The villagers of Berkutnoye lead an idyllic life. The boys Vazir, Aydar and Gabduk are best friends and lend a hand wherever necessary. After attending a performance at the temporary open-air cinema, they sit at a campfire with uncle Sharifullah. He tells them the legend of Mount Kiramet above the village, which will soon destroy it.

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Trailer
85 min
Children´s Film
Dates

That Night's Train

2019
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
from 8 years

Five-year-old half-orphan Banafsheh grows up with her father and her elderly grandmother, who is unable to cope with the lively girl. On a train ride they meet a young teacher who immediately takes the girl into her heart and calms her down. She enchants the girl with stories and her hand puppet.

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95 min
Fokus UK
Dates

The Be All and End All

2009
UK
from 14 years

What do you do when you're 15 years old and have to die? Like many teenagers in Liverpool, 15-year-old Robbie only cares about one thing: having sex for the first time. But when he breaks down on holiday, he is suddenly confronted with a completely different topic. Robbie suffers from a serious heart condition and he will die.

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Trailer
82 min
Animated Film
Dates

The Bears' Famous Invasion

2019
France, Italy
from 12 years

Juggler Gédéon and his young assistant Almerina travel through Sicily. They entertain people with their cheerful fairy tale of bear king Léonce and his son Tonio. One night they seek shelter in a cave and encounter a bear. In the glow of the fire, out of fear and to put the bear off, they tell the story of how Léonce and his horde set out into the valley of men in search of the missing bear prince.

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Ein Kugelfisch aus Luftpolsterfolie schwimmt im Meer.
4 min
Short Film
Dates

The Beauty

2019
Germany
from 14 years

What if plastic could be integrated into sea life? Take a deep breath and dive into a world, where feelings of guilt dissolve amongst the mysterious depths of the ocean.

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100 min
Junior Film
Dates

The Black Mill

2020
Poland
from 12 years

The black mill determines life in the village and employs many people. While watching a shooting star, Ivo wishes that his daddy would read him a bedtime story again. A few hours later his father is dead when the devilish mill goes up in flames. Ivo’s mother is full of worries that trigger premature labour.

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96 min
Dates

The Blue Butterfly

2003
Canada, UK
from 8 years

Ten year-old Pete hides in a world of observation insects. He is terminally ill with brain cancer and confined to a wheelchair. He has one last dream: to catch the most beautiful butterfly on earth, the legendary Mariposa Azul. This Blue Butterfly, a magnificent and mystical creature can be found only in the tropical rain forests of Central and South America. You can get answers to the mysteries of the world, just by looking at it.

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Trailer
95 min
Junior Film
Dates

The Club of Ugly Children

2019
Netherlands
from 12 years

“Keep it clean, tidy and spotless for our leader Isimo”, these are words children sing at school. Since the new president Isimo has been ruling the country, many things have changed. Everything has to be “clean”, which is controlled by security officers. Nevertheless, people cheer mighty Isimo, also Paul’s father, a famous journalist.

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Ein Junge liegt mit seinen Stiften und einem Malblock auf der Wiese.
12 min
Short Film
Dates

The Eyes of the Artist

2020
Malta
from 11 years

The dream of a child to become a painter is unconsciously destroyed by his parents who force him to become something what he doesn’t want to be.

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Trailer
89 min
Junior Film
Dates

The Fantastic Journey of Margot & Marguerite

2019
France
from 11 years

Two twelve-year-old girls, Margot and Marguerite, live in the same country at different times. While Marguerite grows up in France in 1942, at the time of the Second World War, Margot lives about 70 years later, in 2019. Marguerite lives with her aunt Alice on her grandparents' impressive estate.

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

The Fighter

2019
South Africa
from 14 years

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 Mann sitzt auf dem Sofa und isst Chips.
1 min
Short Film
Dates

The Flat

2019
Moldova
from 11 years

Every day, each and every one of us produces garbage: at work, at school, at home, on a walk. But what is the final destination of our garbage and what happens to it?

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Trailer
93 min
Panorama
Dates

The House of Us

2019
South Korea
from 8 years

Hana fears that her parents might separate. Therefore, she wants the family to travel together during the holidays so the parents could reconcile. Her two sisters Yoo-mi and Yoo-jin on the other hand are afraid of having to move again. The three children bravely fight for their home.

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Ein Junge hält einen Drachen in der Hand, während er mit seinem Großvater auf einer Wolke sitzt.
13 min
Dates

The Kite

2019
Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia
from 14 years

Summer is coming to an end; the fruit is growing ripe on the trees. Grandpa gives his Grandson a kite. Autumn, the leaves fall and Grandpa has grown weak. Winter comes, then springtime. A warm breeze brings them together again.

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Ein Vogel hat auf seinem Bauch eine Biene.
5 min
Short Film
Dates

The Little Bird and the Bees

2020
Switzerland
from 4 years

High above, the small bird enjoys the flowers of its maple tree. A mysterious humming that needs to be fathomed sends him on a journey into a magical world of flowers.

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Ein kleiner Frosch fürchtet sich vor einem Fuchs.
8 min
Short Film
Dates

The Little Wide-Mouthed Frog

2019
France, Belgium
from 7 years

An inquisitive little frog with a large appetite goes off to discover the river bank in search of new things to eat. On his way, he meets some of the animals that live in the neighbourhood: a mole, a rabbit, a deer, a mouse... and asks them what they eat.

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Zwei Elefanten halten einen kleinen Kaktus nach oben.
4 min
Short Film
Dates

The Musiphants – My Little Green Cactus

2019
Germany
from 4 years

Charlie gets a cactus as a birthday gift from his grandfather and is very disappointed. But suddenly the cactus begins to sing, and everyone yodels along. Until the cactus, in such high spirits, flies right over the balcony.

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Ein Insekt sitzt auf einem Ast.
4 min
Short Film
Dates

The Natural Order of Things

2019
France
from 11 years

A stupid insect, at the lower level of the food chain, endures its position as a prey into the forest. But suddenly, the established order is overthrown.

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Trailer
70 min
Youth Film
Dates

The Night of the Beast

2020
Colombia
from 14 years

Quiet Mario and the go-getting Francisco are best friends and love heavy metal. When the “Iron Maiden” band comes to Colombia for the first time, a dream comes true for the boys. Mario even steals money from his mother to attend the band’s live performance with Francisco. When the day of the concert has come, the two of them skip school and take a day off.

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Ein Wolf steht vor einem Springbrunnen.
11 min
Short Film
Dates

The Other Way Wolf

2020
Russia
from 4 years

This story unites the three fairy-tales “Little Red Riding Hood”, “The Wolf and Seven Goatlings” and “The Three Little Pigs”, but with a vegan wolf, smartphone mirrors and a charmed internet forest.

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Trailer
94 min
Youth Film
Dates

The Pack

2020
Czech Republic, Slovakia, Latvia
from 14 years

David could be fine: His parents are well-to-do, his marks are good and his girlfriend is the envy of the other boys. Were it not for his new ice hockey team “The Wolves”, where he plays as a goalkeeper. His father has ambitious plans and wants David to become a professional player despite his diabetes. But he is treated as “the newcomer” in the team.

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90 min
German Focus
Dates

The Peppercorns and the Treasure of the Sea

2020
Germany
from 8 years

The holidays get off to an exciting start for Tarun and his girlfriend Alice, because top secret documents are stolen from Tarun's mother Jaswinder's research base in Ireland. As a dedicated marine researcher, Jaswinder is working on a project that aims to reduce plastic waste in the oceans.

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Ein Affe und eine Schildkröte entspannen an einem See.
7 min
Short Film
Dates

The Potion

2019
Mexico
from 4 years

A group of animals from the Catazajá lagoon will face the threat of pollution and will have to use their intelligence and solidarity to protect their environment and themselves.

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Trailer
76 min
Animated Film
Dates

The Prince's Voyage

2019
France, Luxembourg
from 13 years

Tom, a twelve-year-old monkey boy, lives in the land of the Nioukos. One day he finds a wounded old man on the beach. Surprised by this creature, which looks so different from anything he has ever seen before, he takes it with him to his parents, who work as scientists and intensively examine the unknown.

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92 min
Children´s Film
Dates

The Princess and Half the Kingdom

2019
Czech Republic, Slovakia
from 6 years

Once upon a time there was a king and a queen, who had a single daughter - Kateřina. Handsome king Egon from the neighbouring kingdom asked for her hand in marriage. However, when the wedding preparations were in full swing, something monstrous happened. An evil dragon dragged the princess into his cave.

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Trailer
110 min
Youth Film
Dates

The Promise of Pisa

2019
Netherlands, Belgium
from 15 years

Samir, known as Sam, has Moroccan roots and lives with his family in a district strongly influenced by Arabic culture in the north of Amsterdam. The gang around his brother Mo and his friend Soesi is shaking the area with ever-increasing thievery. But Sam is supposed to stay out of it and stick to his goals.

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Ein animierter Astronaut blickt auf die Erde.
10 min
Short Film
Dates

The Quiet

2019
Australia
from 14 years

When an astronaut ponders on the quietude of space, he comes upon a startling self-realisation. The truth is written in the stars, but what will he uncover?

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Trailer
94 min
Junior Film
Dates

The Raft

2020
Israel
from 12 years

Ido’s enthusiasm for sailing and the sea was inspired by his mother. When she died, something inside him broke. The teenager finds no answers with his father, they become increasingly estranged from one another. Ido’s best friends, quiet Yoni and impulsive Erez, give him security.

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Trailer
98 min
Youth Film
Dates

The Ride

2019
USA
from 14 years

John grows up in an environment full of violent white racists. He spends most of his childhood in a juvenile detention centre and even there, he attracts negative attention time and again. His youth welfare officer does not give up hope and finds a couple who want to take the boy in.

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

The Sacred Zone

2020
Canada
from 14 years

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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Trailer
100 min
Children´s Film
Dates

The Secret Garden

2020
UK
from 10 years

Ten-year-old Mary Lennox lives with her parents in India during the British colonial period. After the sudden death of her parents she is taken to her uncle Lord Archibald Craven living on the English country estate Misselthwaite Manor on the Yorkshire Moors. In the huge manor house, Mrs Medlock takes care of the young lady and a nanny provides the girl with the bare necessities.

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Zwei Kinder sitzen auf einem Fensterbrett.
12 min
Short Film
Dates

The Snow Queen

2019
Germany
from 4 years

The fairytale is about friendship, but also danger. Sometimes, it is necessary to be careful, other times it is important to be brave. But how do we know whether it is time for courage? Our feelings will be able to exactly tell us!

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

The Ticket

2019
Germany
from 14 years

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 kleiner Fuchs sitzt vor einer Scheune.
9 min
Short Film
Dates

The Tomten and the Fox

2019
Norway, Sweden, Denmark
from 7 years

A hungry fox hunts for food on a cold winter night. On the edge of the forest he discovers a small farm. He sneaks closer to steal a snack, unaware of the Tomten who guards the farm, and is caught red-handed in the hen-coop.

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Ein zotteliges Monster steht auf einem Berg.
7 min
Short Film
Dates

The Very Hairy Alphabet

2019
Germany
from 4 years

The fuzzy little Yeti Monster, Nitso, has recently gotten keen on learning the letters of the alphabet.

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15 min
Dates

The Visit

2018
Germany
from 14 years

Klaus works voluntary as a Santa Claus in a shopping mall. After an exhausting day, he considers to hang up his job. But then, he gets a call from the children's intensive care unit.

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Ein Vater und seine Tochter sind auf einem Spielplatz.
18 min
Short Film
Dates

The Wish

2020
Iceland, UK
from 7 years

Karen has always dreamed of meeting her father, an actor living in London. Her wish comes true when she goes to visit him, but the experience, which is both exciting and uncomfortable, makes her realize that he is not exactly the father she had hoped for.

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90 min
German Focus
Dates

The Witch Princess

2020
Germany, Czech Republic
from 8 years

The twin princesses Amalindis and Zottel could not be more different: first-born Amalindis is dutiful and well-behaved; the second-born, called Zottel by everyone, is wild and closely connected to nature. Since Zottel is so different, King Goderic cannot stand her. But he has great plans for Amalindis, who attends to his every whim and fancy.

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Ein junger Mann öffnet seine Haustür.
5 min
Short Film
Dates

Thoughts Are Free

2019
Germany
from 14 years

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

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Trailer
91 min
Panorama
Dates

Tiger: My Life as a Cat

2019
Japan
from 16 years

Miyu’s father Suzuo used to be a celebrated manga author. But these successful times are long gone and the family lives modestly. Suzuo is a passionate gambler and gambles away his last money. After a serious accident he gets a chance to make up for everything.

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87 min
Junior Film
Dates

Triple Trouble

2020
Poland
from 11 years

Excitement at the National Museum of Poznań: The valuable painting “Beach in Pourville” by Claude Monet was stolen – just like 20 years ago! It was about to be ceremoniously unveiled after its restoration. But when 13-year-old Julka and her best friend Olek arrive at the museum, there is an explosion and the painting shatters into a thousand pieces. Julka’s aunt, the museum director, is shocked.

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87 min
Youth Film
Dates

Unsound

2019
Australia
from 15 years

Noah is a guitarist and accompanies 90s pop singer Moniqa, who is also his mentor. Always the same concerts exhaust Noah. This is not how he had imagined his musical career. Without further ado, he quits the band and flies to Australia, where he sees his mother again after many years of absence.

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30 min
Dates

Wallace & Gromit - The Wrong Trousers

1993
UK
from 8 years
30 min
Dates

Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave

1995
UK
from 8 years
30 min
Dates

Wallace & Gromit: A Matter Of Loaf And Death

2008
UK
from 8 years
Eine Eule betrachtet die an Wolken hängenden Sterne.
4 min
Short Film
Dates

Warm Star

2019
Russia
from 4 years

A bird that keeps order in the sky accidentally drops a star during cleaning. And on earth, children find it.

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Trailer
119 min
German Focus
Dates

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

2019
Germany, Switzerland
from 10 years

Berlin, February 1933: Hitler and the National Socialist Party clearly show their power. Even nine-year-old Anna notices this when at a carnival party, some boys do not dress up but simply appear in Nazi uniforms. Shortly afterwards, Anna’s father Arthur Kemper, a famous theatre critic, writer and Nazi opponent, receives a secret tip that the Nazis want to arrest him.

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Ein Mädchen mit roten Haaren liegt beim Arzt.
16 min
Short Film
Dates

XY

2019
Iceland
from 14 years

Lísa is fifteen years old and quite different from other girls her age. She has isolated herself and has a big secret about herself. When her childhood friend Bryndís starts reaching out to her, the two reunite, leading Lísa to discover more secrets about her body and medical history.

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Trailer
80 min
German Focus
Dates

Yakari, a Spectacular Journey

2020
Germany, France, Belgium
from 5 years

Every day, Yakari the little Indian boy experiences many adventures with his friends Little Badger, Rainbow and the tribe’s dog, Droopy Ear. But Yakari wishes for nothing more than the friendship of Little Thunder, a wild pony which his tribe has been trying in vain to catch for a long time.

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

Yes-People

2020
Iceland
from 14 years

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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Trailer
93 min
Panorama
Dates

Young Juliette

2019
Canada
from 14 years

High school – for many this is the best, for some it is the worst time of their lives. Juliette is stuck somewhere in between. She is intelligent, funny and sensitive, but also very redheaded and overweight. That is enough to bully her. But Juliette learns to defend herself.

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Trailer
87 min
Panorama
Dates

Young Sangye

2019
China
from 10 years

Little Sangye lives with his family in very humble and traditional circumstances in the Chinese mountains. Although he does not care about school, he is eager to learn and interested in nature, the world and the cosmos. He would do anything for an encyclopaedia.

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Zwei Touristen sitzen in einer Bahn.
5 min
Short Film
Dates

o28

2019
France
from 14 years

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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Ein Mädchen taucht unter Wasser.
21 min
Short Film
Dates

to Anna

2020
Germany
from 12 years

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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Die Schüler halten ausgedruckte Emoticons nach oben.
14 min
Short Film
Dates

types …

2019
Germany
from 14 years

In their chatroom the class is planning a farewell gift for the class teacher, as a photo causes a stir. A story about modern communication, jealousy and crossing borders.

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