GB 2019, R: Krysten Resnik mit Nathan Cortese, Sophie Bokor-Ingram, Lawrence Werber, 19 Min, OV; Omran CA 2019, R: Randy Morin, 10 Min, OV; Bordered CA 2019, R: Anïse Visser, 15 Min, OV; Who is Europe? GB 2019, R: Ian McDonald, 30 Min, OV – Regisseur zu Gast; Baradar [Brother] AF/IT 2019, R: Beppe Tufarulo, 15 Min, OmeU – Regisseur zu Gast – insges. 89 Min
An elderly Kindertransport survivor revisits the scene of his first love. After all these years, it's time to say goodbye. Kinder is a poignant story about a Kindertransport boy now in his eighties. Soon after his arrival in England as a fifteen year old boy, Ralf Newman buried his Jewish identity in Bournemouth and then left the South Coast nursing a broken heart. This story follows him back to the seaside town where he is compelled to dig up his roots. Beneath this simple tale of lost love is a universal story of memory and identity.
CA 2019, R: Randy Morin, 10 Min, OV Omran is a Syrian refugee that came to Canada in 2014, with no friends & his family back home in Syria he began his self-taught career as an animator.
Who is Europe?
GB 2019, R: Ian McDonald, 30 Min, OV – Regisseur zu Gast WHO IS EUROPE? is a documentary film in three acts. Shot in Germany, Spain, Hungary and Serbia, the film questions what Europe is, who ‘belongs’, and what the significance of the past is for contemporary social and political realities. It uses a split-screen technique to explore contrasts and dissonances through a poetics of juxtaposition that highlights the tensions between and contests over the different cultures, experiences and understandings of Europe today.
Baradar [Brother] AF/IT 2019, R: Beppe Tufarulo, 15 Min, OmeU – Regisseur zu Gast When they are forced to separate, 10-year-old Ali and his 18-year-old brother Mohammed have already been travelling for a long time. Three years earlier, a bomb destroyed their home in Kabul and killed their parents. “Ali, my brother, remember how far you have come and from here how far you can go.”