These clever and insightful documentaries deals current topics.
Saturday 21.5. / at 13.00 / Kino K13. Duration 105 min. Buy your tickets here.

Love, Dad

Director: Diana Cam Van Nguyen
Technique: Mixed media
Duration: 12 min 42 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Czech, Slovakia

A short film about ties and gaps between a child and a parent. The author rediscovers love letters her dad used to write her from prison. That love seems to be gone now. She decides to write back in hope to find the [more…]

The Train Driver

Director: Christian Wittmoser, Zuniel Kim
Technique: Mixed media
Duration: 5 min 30 sec
Yeaer: 2021
Country: Germany

The five-minute animated documentary film “The Train Driver” is about Bernd Ziegler. Throughout his professional life he has killed six people because they threw themselves in front of his train. How does a train driver handle this?

Cherry Bone

Director: Evgenia Gostrer
Technique: Mixed media
Duration: 17 min 35 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Germany

Cherry Bone is a documentary animation and tells the story of a Russian-jewish family that immigrates to Germany in the mid-90s. The director of the film starts a conversation with her parents who made the move in their forties and recalls her own version of the [more…]

Holy Holocaust

Director: Osi Wald & Noa Berman-Herzberg
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 17 min 22 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Israel

A dark family secret from the past is revealed unexpectedly and opens an abyss between two close friends: Jennifer, a German, discovers that she is the black granddaughter of a Notorious Nazi commander, and her life is turned upside down, while Noa, [more…]

The Wind Whistles

Director: Alessandro Dordoni
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 15 min 15 sec
Year: 2021
Country: UK, Ireland, Lithuania, Italy

April 16th, 1945. The end of World War II is approaching, but a small partisan outpost located near enemy lines has to overcome one last major obstacle – resist the surprise attack of 450 SS soldiers.

Lada, Ivan’s Sister

Director: Olesya Shchukina
Technique: 2D, digital cutp-out animation
Duration: 7 min 29 sec
Yeaer: 2021
Country: Russia, France

It’s a documentary animation based on the real story of Lada. She reveals her and her brother Ivan’s secret.

Girls talk about football

Director: Paola Sorrentino
Technique: Mixed media
Duration: 7 min 22 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Italy

What it is like to be a girl in a boys world. Six girls share their own experiences playing women’s football in a male dominated sport. Their stories are translated by different animation techniques to explore various narrative possibilities.

Shall we talk?

Director: Katya Mikheeva
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 5 min
Year: 2020
Country: Russia

Polina is a bisexual Russian girl. This documents her coming out to her family.

Souvenir souvenir

Director: Bastien Dubois
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 15 min
Year: 2020
Country: France

For ten years I pretended I wanted to get my grandfather to share his memories of the Algerian War. Today, I’m not sure I want to hear what he has to say, or whether I want to make this film at all.