A boy experiences new desires while watching a man at an indoor swimming pool. Forced up the diving platform by a rowdy gang, he receives help from an unexpected source. Cold Star is an appeal for acceptance of your own and others sexual identity.
Catalogue Short / 2011
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A girl looses herself more and more into an extatic urban-nightlife, while pushing back her inner desires. One night she meets her own heart, showing her how she has to change immediately. – The film is set to a track by the Danish DJ Trentemøller.
Irina Rybakova, a Russian woman of 55 years, lives illegally in Germany, working as a 24-hour-caretaker – in the home of Johann Kreutz, who was in Russia 67 years ago, as a commanding SS-Unterscharführer. Today, suffering from severe dementia, he demands immense around-the clock caretaking.
Directed by Bryn Chainey, the video for “Legacy” chronicles the loss of a beloved pet mouse, and a young girl’s fascination for death and eclectic funerals. Set against the lush, horn infused melodies of the four minute (and some spare change) track, the video explores cultural ceremonies ranging from a customary Japanese funeral to a […]
A film which takes us away to Ralf Hildenbeutel’s „Wunderland“. The contrast between old musical films and modern music creates a bewitching unreality.
Jens is tolerant, tall and good-looking. His big honesty and loyalty to Germany brings him increasingly problems. Many people think he is a Nazi, although he only loves his native country…
One child is different than the others. Because of her dreamily and sportive nature she doesn’t match the generally accepted behavior of the other kids. Being different makes her more and more lonely. But in the end her loneliness saves her from being killed by the bomb that hit the orphanage.
Every action has a reaction.
Four field researchers want to go home. Unfortunately, one of them apparently lost his mind. Since the return is not possible as long as he remains in this state, they start a controversy about what to do with him. Where do they come back from and what was the object of their research, becomes a […]
There’s a little sister and a big brother and their senior parents. The senior parents really enjoy knitting and talking about supermarket price changes. They also like the quiet in their house. Their daughter, the little sister – does not. But however, she doesn’t even know what she is missing so much – her big […]
Eva lives in the mountains and has been taking care of her grand mother all her life who just passed away two weeks ago. While she is grieving over her grandmother, she gets an unexpected and late visit from her sister Anna, an actress that is visiting from the big city. The two couldn’t be […]
An emergency meeting of the sales representatives of a medium-sized company. Sales are dropping, a new strategy must be found! The current product, a bobbledhead dog, seems to be eliciting the same response from the uninspired group of salesmen toward the new plan of action.
Something´s not quite right with Fabian. The successful student and well behaved son is driven by something, something not allowing him to be himself. People around him haven´t noticed. His over ambitious father is always planning his life and his best mate is busy partying. Only Anna, who suddenly bursts into Fabian´s life, seems to […]
A german-turkish gay movie kiss ends up in a funny deadlock of misunderstandings and complications. Kerem is turkish, and from a conservative family. His sister fell from belief and lives a modern life, so he was ordered to restore the family honor – and kill her. The only problem: Kerem himself is not quite the […]
The idea for the video essay “Neue Nähe” was created in autumn 2010. As a volunteer at the Axel Springer Academy and following the success of their teams with the cross-media project “Little Berlin” written and produced Sonja Vukovic in collaboration with moderation and video coach Christian Stahl and with the support of cross-media director […]
Johanna meets Georg, They sit on a bench together at night drinking beer. Everything is wonderful. High time, fort hey are both over thirty and living alone. When Johanna rings Georg´s doorbell the next afternoon, a completely different Georg opens the door. A Georg whom she is disturbing cleaning frenzy, a Georg who thinks life […]
Arne wants to kill himself. But once he is standing on the chair with the rope around his neck, he suddenly discovers a small child staring at him from the window of the building across the street. He starts communicating with the unwanted observer, not foreseeing what this encounter has in store for him… A […]
Another day at the ballet school. Classes routine goes as usual, when Sophie notices a boy outdoors, on the street. He was here yesterday already. She finds him mysterious, maybe she likes him, but doesn’t dare to do anything with it. Surrounded by her frivolously chattering classmates, she realizes that another girl is faster making […]