10. – 16. OKTOBER 2022


International Competition 2 //

09th of October 18.00 Uhr | Luchs Kino

International competition Shortfilm up to 15 minutes length

Online: available from the 09th to the 19th of October

Film overview

Pork Chop

Director: Katherine Guggenberger

Animation | USA | 2020 | 02:08 min


A severed pig's head assembles a new body from the meat it finds in the deli to escape the fearsome butcher.


Director: Carly Coco Schrader | Short | Germany 2020 | 08:35 min


In a world where people are bred and slaughtered, meat factory worker Anton routinely goes about his work. When he develops feelings for his pupil 733, he must choose between carrying out his duties or loving the young man.


Director: Ferdinand Ehrhardt, Eli

Animation | Germany 2020 | 06:22 min


A teenager on a train is confronted with fresh right-wing extremist graffiti and thus also with a grimace of her homeland.

I Am Afraid To Forget Your Face

Director: Sameh Alaa

Short | Egypt 2020 | 14:55 min


After being separated for 82 days, Adam embarks on a hard journey to be reunited with the one he loves - whatever the cost.


Director: Ugla Hauksdóttir

Short | Iceland | 2020 | 13:00 min


Five-year-old Sol and her father live in a secluded house by the sea. Sol spends lonely days with her imagination while her father, a composer, struggles with his music. When Sol senses that her father is burdened by grief, she finds comfort in an old Icelandic folktale.

Heart of Gold

Director: Simon Filliot

Animation | France | 2020 | 12:45 min


Who wouldn't give anything for a child? A mother sees a way to escape the hardships of a life of poverty by selling her organs to a sick, very rich, elderly neighbour. She hands over her own flesh in exchange for gold. Little by little, need gives way to greed for more gold.

End of September

Director: Valentina Casadei

Short | Italy 2020 | 14:59 min


Christian tries by all means to get his younger brother Giulio to school. An easy thing for most, but not for them, who don't know their father and whose mother is an alcoholic. On top of that, Christian is a bricklayer and has to go to work at the same time as his brother goes to school.

The Handyman

Director: Nicholas Clifford | Short | Australia 2020 | 15:00 min


Alone on her country estate, Evelyn tries to put an end to her life but is interrupted by the arrival of an awkward but amiable handyman. Evelyn's desire to get him to leave clashes with his need for a job and Evelyn discovers that the handyman has his own problems.