15. – 20. OKTOBER 2024


International Competition two #22

14.Oktober 20.15 Uhr | Luchs Kino

International Comptition Shorts

Online: available from 12 to 22 October

Film overview

A Goats Spell

Director: Gerhard Funk

Animation | Germany | 2022 | 09:00 min


The day of a child. A conquest before breakfast, an unsuspecting goat next to the house, a few promising planes far up in the sky. Then things and events fall apart. The goat seems to be connected to all this. If there is a connection between anything at all.

The single Horn

Director: Mohamad Kamal Alavi

Short | Iran | 2021 | 13:28 min


A little girl who dreams of a unicorn but experiences tragedy instead.

Oh the crocodiles...

Director: Agathe Sénéchal, Elise Debruyne, Cérine Raouraoua, William Defrance, Agatha Sip

Animation | France | 2021 | 05:42 min


A little girl is drawn into the universe of a pop-up book story led by a crocodile.


Director: Daniele Pini

Short | Italy | 2021 | 14:00 min


Matilde lives with her grandfather in a cramped house on the beach. To earn some money, she rummages through the sand with her metal detector in the hope of finding something of value. One cold winter morning, Matilde discovers an object that will change her life forever.

Memoir of a Veering Storm

Director: Sofia Georgovassili

Short | Greece | 2022 | 14:11 min


What happens to deer during their reproductive period? How does a young woman's body feel during and after an abortion? Can a whirlwind only break out in our subconscious? It is a morning in September. A storm is approaching. The mother drives a girl to school in the morning and picks up a woman at the end of the school day.

Fluffy Tales

Director: Alison Kuhn

Short | Germany | 2021 | 15:00 min


Model Ella was booked for the advertising campaign of a new brand of dog food. Because her animal colleague acts unprofessionally at the photo shoot, the photographer and the client decide for Ella to take on its role. Before realizing what is happening, she finds herself on all fours, looking into the relentless flashlight.

Black Slide

Director: Uri Lotan

Animation | Israel | 2021 |11:12 min


Eviah, a young and timid kid on the brink of puberty and his best friend sneak into the Black slide, the most terrifying ride in Aqua Fun. There Eviah will gain insight to prepare him for events about to unfold at home.

Dino Bone

Director: Jordan Powers, Sam Durkin

Animation | USA | 2021 |01:34 min


After seeing the fossil of two dinosaurs in an unambiguous pose during a visit to a museum, a worried father tells his curious son a series of little white lies to avoid "the talk".

Pizza d'Amour

Director: Elsa van Damke

Short | Germany | 2022 | 10:47 min


Her part-time job as a pizza delivery girl leads Suri to the house of Thomas, a man in his mid-fifties. There she is confronted with her biggest nightmare: Her parents' sexuality and the realisation of her own double standards.

In Nature

Director: Marcel Barelli

Animation | Switzerland | 2021 | 05:00 min


In nature, a pair consists of a male and a female. Well, not always! A pair is also a female and a female. Or a male and a female. You may not know it, but homosexuality is not just a human story.