Gay Goth Scene

A Film by Kai Stänicke

Synopsis

For a young boy school is a living hell. He decided to put an end to it.

Director

  • Picture of Kai Stänicke © Kai Stänicke

    Kai Stänicke

    Born 1986 in North Rine-Westphalia, Germany. While studying Film- & TV Production in Dortmund he directed his first short films. After receiving his Diploma, Kai Stänicke worked for X Filme Creative Pool in Berlin and on set of various productions as Assistant Director and Assistent Set Manager. Next to his work on set of feature films, Kai Stänicke produces and directs short films and music videos. His films were shown in festivals all over the world (Toronto, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, Melbourne, Tel Aviv, Mumbai) and received both critical acclaim and awards.

Awards + Festivals

  • 23rd TORONTO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)May 23, 2013
  • OGUNGUIT RAINBOW FILM FESTIVAL (USA)May 31, 2013
  • 8th TEL AVIV INTERNATIONAL LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Gay Short Mix, Israel)June 9, 2013
  • 2nd CMG SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Los Angeles, USA)June 15, 2013
  • “UNDER THE STARS” (FESTIVAL FACE À FACE) (France) July 13, 2013
  • PHILADELPHIA QFEST (USA)July 17, 2013
  • 11th SALENTO FINIBUS TERRAE – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)July 20, 2013
  • NORTH CAROLINA GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (USA)August 9, 2013
  • VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)August 15, 2013
  • JUMP CUT COMPONENT OF THE BAYSIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Australia)August 28, 2013
  • BERLIN CINEMA SUMMER PARTY (Berlin, Germany)August 29, 2013
  • PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (London, UK)September 1, 2013
  • *TADGELL’S BLUEBELL HONOR AWARD: BEST SHORT FILM BY ADULTS ABOUT/FOR CHILDREN*
    16th AUBURN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS (Australia)September 16, 2013
  • 17th QUEER LISBOA – LISBON GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Portugal)September 20, 2013
  • LLAMALE H INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Montevideo, Uruguay)September 21, 2013
  • GREAT LAKES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (USA)September 26, 2013
  • FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Sonderthema “Farbe Sex”, Germany)October 2, 2013
  • FESTIVAL DE COURTS MÉTRAGES DE LA CÔTE BLEUE (France)October 10, 2013
  • *NOMINATION FOR BEST SHORT FILM*
    THE NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Int’l Competition, UK)October 12, 2013
  • *BEST GERMAN SHORT FILM*
    24th LESBISCH SCHWULE FILMTAGE HAMBURG (Competition, Germany)October 15, 2013
  • THE BARCELONA INTERNATIONAL GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Spain)October 16, 2013
  • PERLEN – QUEER FILM FESTIVAL HANNOVER 2013 (Competition, Germany)October 20, 2013
  • KURZFILMFESTIVAL KLAPPE AUF! (Competition, Hamburg, Germany)October 25, 2013
  • 18th MADRID INTERNATIONAL GAY LESBIAN AND TRANSGENDER FILM FESTIVAL – LESGAICINEMAD 2013 (Spain)October 31, 2013
  • 23rd FANCINE – FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Official Competition of ON-LINE-SHORT FILMS, Malaga, Spain)November 5, 2013
  • 14th QUEER FILM FESTIVAL MEZIPATRA (Czech Republic)November 7, 2013
  • 43rd ALCINE – FESTIVAL DE CINE DE ALCALÁ DE HENARES (ShortLatino Video Library Catalogue, Madrid, Spain)November 8, 2013
  • *HUMAN RIGHTS MOVIES AWARD*
    SAN MARINO FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, San Marino)November 16, 2013
  • 13th HOLEBI FILMFESTIVAL VLAANS-BRABANT (Leuven, Belgium)November 17, 2013
  • OULU INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Finland) November 18, 2013
  • YOUKI – INTERNATIONAL YOUTH MEDIA FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Wels, Austria)November 19, 2013
  • NOMINATION: DEUTSCHER NACHWUCHSFILMPREIS 2013 / YOUNG GERMAN FILM PRIZE 2013*
    12th UP-AND-COMING INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL HANNOVER (Competition, Germany)November 21, 2013
  • 11th FESTIVAL DE CINE LGBT EL LUGAR SIN LÍMITES (Official Selection, Ecuador)November 21, 2013
  • 21st BLICKE FILMFESTIVAL DES RUHRGEBIETS (Competition, Germany)November 23, 2013
  • 29th GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL IN LJUBLJANA (Slovenia)November 23, 2013
  • FACE A FACE FESTIVAL – FESTIVAL DU FILM GAY ET LESBIEN (Official Competition, France)November 29, 2013
  • 15th MADURAI INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Int’l Competition, India)December 6, 2013
  • *1st JURY AWARD*
    24th BIELEFELDER KURZFILMWETTBEWERB „STADTGESCHICHTEN“ (Bielefeld, Germany)December 6, 2013
  • 4th MANYA HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Int’l Competition, Uganda)December 12, 2013
  • QUEER ROMANCE NIGHT (Berlin, Germany)December 12, 2013
  • 11th PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL OF BLOOMINGTON (Int’l Competition, USA)January 21, 2014
  • 15th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST “KONTRAST 2014” (Competition, Germany)February 7, 2014
  • SHORTCUTZ BERLIN (Lagari, Berlin, Germany)February 19, 2014
  • VIDEONALE – DER VIDEO- UND FILMWETTBEWERB IN FRIEDRICHSHAGEN (Screening, Berlin)February 22, 2014
  • 5th LGBT FILM FESTIVAL KWIECIEN (Official Selection, Poland)April 4, 2014
  • OUTCT (GLBTQ Youth Program, New London, USA)April 6, 2014
  • REGGIO FILM FESTIVAL (Laity Section, Italy)April 7, 2014
  • 6th SENE FILM, MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)April 22, 2014
  • *NOMINATION*
    4th KALAT NISSA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)May 8, 2014
  • MONGAY! INAUGURAZIONE DELLA SECONDA SETTIMANA REGGIANA CONTRO L’OMOFIBIA (Eventscreening, Reggio Emilia, Italy)May 12, 2014
  • 5th KASHISH MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)May 21, 2014
  • 16th KURZFILMFESTIVAL WEIMAR – BACKUP (Competition, Germany)May 24, 2014
  • “OFF SPACE CINEMA” – MÄDCHENFILM KINO (Millerntor Gallery Art, Hamburg, Germany)May 29, 2014
  • 27th CONNECTICUT LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)June 1, 2014
  • OUT TWINS CITIES FILM FESTIVAL 2014 (Official Selection, USA)June 8, 2014
  • 11th GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL TRANS OF LIMA – OUTFESTPERU 2014 (Official Selection, Peru) June 17, 2014
  • NEW LONDON PUBLIC LIBRARY – OUTCT (Screening, New London, USA)June 25, 2014
  • MISTER GAY VLAANDEREN (Screening, Belgium)June 27, 2014
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL DETMOLD (Competition, Germany)July 3, 2014
  • LGBT VIDEOART EXHIBITION “VIDEOPRIDE” (Screening, Madrid, Spain)July 3, 2014
  • 12th CINEMADAMARE 2014 (Official Selection, Italy)July 7, 2014
  • SOMMER OPEN AIR KINO RATHAUSMARKT HAMBURG (Supporting film, Germany)August 7, 2014
  • 3rd EVERYBODY’S PERFECT – INTERNATIONAL LGBTIQ FILM BIENNALE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Geneva, Switzerland)September 19, 2014
  • 20th MIX COPENHAGEN (Official Selection, Denmark)October 3, 2014
  • FILMTAG IM METROPOLIS HAMBURG (Screening, Germany)October 25, 2014
  • 7th CINE MOVILH 2014 – FESTIVAL DE CINE LES GAY BI TRANS (Official Selection, Chile)October 26, 2014
  • 44th ALCINE – THE ALCALÁ DE HENARES / COMUNIDAD DE MADRID FILM FESTIVAL (Special Section “El cine y los jovenes", Spain)November 7, 2014
  • 15th VUES D’EN FACE – FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM GAY ET LESBIEN DE GRENOBLE (Official Selection, France)April 10, 2015
  • GAY-KURZFILMNACHT – SPIEL MIT DEN JUNGS! (Screening, Berlin, Germany)May 15, 2015
  • OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC CONFERENCE (Screening, Canada)May 30, 2015
  • NUIT DU CINÉMA LGBT SOUS LES ÉTOILES (Screening, Lyon, France)June 26, 2015
  • GAY SHORTS COMPILATION “PLAY WITH THE BOYS” (DVD Release)June 30, 2015

Crew

Director
Kai Stänicke
Screenplay
Kai Stänicke
Producer
Kai Stänicke
Director Of Photography
Thomas Schneider
Editor
Johannes Hilser
Music
The Hidden Cameras

Details

Running Time
04:57
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
BluRay, HDCam, DigiBeta, .mov, BetaSP, DVD, miniDV
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35
Sound
Dolby Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de