10. – 16. OKTOBER 2022


International Competition 1 //

08th of October 20.00 Uhr | Lux Kino

International competition Shortfilm up to 15 minutes length

Online: available from 08th to the 18th of October

Film overview


Director: Marion Auvin

Animation | Frankreich | 2020 | 13:30 min


Jean, a well-known but loose actor, arrives on set freshly shaved, while his director had asked him to have a four-day beard. This harmless gesture is a disaster for the shooting and an opportunity for Jean to finally pay attention to the world that surrounds him.This harmless gesture is a disaster for the shooting and an opportunity for Jean to finally pay attention to the world that surrounds him.


Director: Leonardo van Dijl

Feature Film | Belgien | 2020 | 14:58 min


After winning her first international title, an 11-year-old gymnast experiences both new pressures and a new level of self-awareness. The more recognition she gets, the more she realizes that the game has just begun.

The Van

Director: Erenik Beqiri

Feature Film | Albania | 2019 | 15:00 min


The van finally stops, the doors open and the son comes out alive. A few more fights and he can pay his way out of Albania and hopefully take his father with him.

Song Sparrow

Director: Farzaneh Omidvarnia

Animation | Denmark | 2019 | 11:43 min


"Song Sparrow" is about immigration. People of different color and race and culture, old and young, embark on journeys, eager to find some place they can call home, or just some place they can live in. Many brave perils more formidable than the ones they ran for in the first place. It is not always weathering storms till and onto shores of calm and prosperity; many a time storms keep them company on and off shores. They dream of better lives while in reality having little choice.

The Shepherd

Director: Ilya Plyusnin

Feature Film | Russia | 2020 | 9:11 min


Typical office worker Leonid, living a boring life under the weight of daily problems, struggles to finish the annual report for his obnoxious boss when he suddenly gets a chance to gain powerful powers and show the world who's the real boss in town - with a little help from alien invaders!

The Edge

Director: Zaide Kutay, Géraldine Cammisar

Animation | Switzerland | 2020 | 7:23 min


An introverted truck driver collides with his parallelism and the world goes off the rails.


Director: Ryan William Harris

Feature Film | Ireland | 2020 | 13:40 min


Joey's life is a constant flip between the vivid imagination of a child and the harsh reality of suburban Ireland. After building a robot head to protect himself from problems both at home and out in the real world, Joey is soon forced to face adulthood.


Director: Amélie Cochet, Louis Möhrle

Animation | Switzerland | 2020 | 06:10 min


"YOU" is the story of a building with a courtyard and its inhabitants. While the various characters go about their daily routines, garbage slowly begins to pile up in the courtyard. What seems harmless at first escalates one night into a total disaster.


Director: Christoph Hans, Markus Ott

Feature Film | Germany | 2020 | 08:26 min


Secret agent Dave waits in a museum for an anonymous source to pass on coded information about the fall of the Soviet Union. But the man with the moustache, who answers with a rather awkward code language, turns out to be Thorsten in truth.

MITCH-MATCH series #06

Director: Géza M. Tóth

Animation | Hungary2020 | 02:12 min 


There is only one match with a blue head left in the box, which goes on a journey in each episode and always returns to the box at the end of many strange, playful and imaginative adventures.