Honey Trap (Honigfalle)

Screening: Sunday, June 15, 19:00 (GIRLFRIENDS)


Country of Origin: Germany
Year of Production: 2006
Duration: 16’21“
Category: Fiction

Director: Kim Neumann
Screenplay: Kim Neumann, Ulrich Jaschek
Cinematographer: Roland Fritzenschaft
Editor: Heike M. Stumm
Music: Ossy Pfeiffer
Producer: Kim Neumann
Cast: Wolf Bachofner, Moritz Duerr, Marcel Metten, Yvonne Werner-Mees

Synopsis: Guenter Frentzke is in imprisonment on remand for some weeks now. He is accused to have brutally killed a child. The police don’t have any precise evidence and so the justice’ hands are tied. In a few days they will have to free him…

Festivals & Awards: Internationales Filmfest Emden-Norderney Germany 2007, Shortmoves Festival Halle/Saale Germany 2007, Biberacher Filmfestspiele Germany 2007

Silence (Stille)

Screening: Sunday, June 15, 19:00 (GIRLFRIENDS)


Country of Origin: France/Germany
Year of Production: 2006
Duration: 10’19“
Category: Fiction

Director: Corinna Thamm
Screenplay: Corinna Thamm
Cinematographer: Sonia Charoki, Jeremy Forni
Editor: Corinna Thamm
Music: Michael Bunn
Cast: Martin Boulou, Alexandra Boye, Chantal Dehaene, Laure Hunot, Francois Mueller, Philippe Vidal

Synopsis: After his father’s death, Tristan returns to his parental house. Back in the place, where his father once sexually abused his sister, he understands that the time has come to break the silence.

Festivals & Awards: „La corrida audiovisuelle“ Toulouse France 2007

The Pheasant (Der Fasan)

Screening: Sunday, June 15, 19:00 (GIRLFRIENDS)


Country of Origin: Germany
Year of Production: 2005
Duration: 15′
Category: Fiction

Director: Zorana Musikic
Screenplay: Zorana Musikic
Cinematographer: Rene Gorski
Editor: Heike Parplies
Music: Simon Stockhausen
Cast: Thomas Bestvater, Juergen Verch

Synopsis: „The Pheasant“ tells the story about two homeless men, Bodo and Gerd, who live in Berlin – a city that runs up to Christmas preparations. It is a bizarre odyssey through the night in search of the Christmas dinner they dream of.

Festivals & Awards: La Cittadella del Corto – International Short Film Festival Italy 2006 (Best International Short Film), Shorts at Moonlight Bad Soden Germany 2006 (Winner of the Day), Film Festival Max-Ophuels-Prize Saarbruecken Germany 2006, „Sehsuechte“ Film Festival Potsdam Germany 2006, Shortmoves Film Festival Halle Germany 2006, International Film Festival Belgrad Serbia 2006

Weblink: www.schafoderscharf.de/de/derfasan.html


Screening: Sunday, June 15, 19:00 (GIRLFRIENDS)


Country of Origin: Germany
Year of Production: 2008
Duration: 43′
Category: Fiction

Director: Steffi Niederzoll
Screenplay: Steffi Niederzoll
Cinematographer: Steph Ketelhut
Editor: Rita Schwarze
Music: Herwig Zamernik
Producer: Tobias Horn, Christian Mueller
Cast: Alma Leiberg, Martin Kliefer

Synopsis: Lea is in her mid-twenties. Her parents finance her student life, which is colored by boredom and affluence. With no foothold and no direction Lea is letting herself drift. To escape the emptiness of her life she is continually testing the limits. A brief meeting with Lukas results in a closeness that is new for Lea. At first Lukas is prepared to follow Lea unquestioningly and they go to the deserted house of Lea’s grandfather. Here, time seems to have stood still. Surrounded by memories of a bygone time Lea and Lukas try to find a way to connect with each other.

Festivals & Awards: 58. International Film Festival Berlin Germany 2008

Weblink: https://vimeo.com/lea