GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

Music: Günter Buchwald GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018 GERMAN SHORTFILMS ATBERLINALE 2018 Come and visit the AG Kurzfilm - German Short Film Association and German Films. Pick up the catalogue GERMAN SHORT FILMS 2018 and the new DVD com­­ pilations at the European Film Market. Martin-Gropius-Bau Ground Floor Stand No. 18 phone +49-30-2 06 03 34 17 www.german-films.de www.ag-kurzfilm.de SHORT.FILM.TOUR. 2018 THE GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD. IN CINEMAS. During their stopover at the Berlinale, the German Short Film Associ­ ation pre- sents a selection of the outstanding films nominated for or awarded the German Short Film Award in 2017.

We are looking forward to some of the filmmakers being present for the screening. Individualised programs can be compiled from all thirteen partici­ pating films and booked for screenings in Germany or abroad. TUE 20 FEB 15:00 Hackesche Höfe Kinos (German without subtitles) Pick up your password for online preview or your copy of the preview DVD at the stand of the AG Kurzfilm at the European Film Market.

www.kurzfilmtournee.de /kurzfilmtour @kurz.film.tour Special Event The following films will be shown: SCHWARZE WELLE Mariola Brillowska · Germany 2016 · animation · 13 min THE LAST TAPE Cyprien Clément-Delmas, Igor Kosenko · Germany 2017 · documentary · 12 min BLIND AUDITION Andreas Kessler · Germany 2017 · fiction |18 min CIRCULAR INSCRIPTION Lukas Marxt · Germany, Austria 2016 · experimental · 7 min PIX Sophie Linnenbaum Germany 2017 · fiction · 9 min HASHTI TEHRAN (excerpts) Daniel Kötter · Germany, Iran 2016 · documentary · 7 min photo © Dore O.

ALASKA Dore O. · Germany 1968 · experimental · 18 min “A dream of myself, the consequences of the act with society”, as Dore O.

described her film. The soundtrack is composed of violin drone, blow dryer and fragments taken from the “Concord Sonata” by Charles Ives. photo © Ula Stöckl ANTIGONE Ula Stöckl · fiction · Germany 1964 · 9 min Antigone, classic drama of antiquity, carried to the extreme and boiled down to the essentials: The war is over and yet six individuals still meet their deaths. The question remains: How would today’s viewer have acted? A timeless question. additional screening: THU 22 FEB 21:30 Neues Off BERLINALE SHORTS GOES KIEZ photo © Deutsche Kinemathek FARBTEST ROTE FAHNE COLOUR TEST: THE RED FLAG Gerd Conradt · Germany 1968 · experimental documentary · 12 min A red flag is carried through the busy Berlin streets by a team of relay runners, to be raised ultimately on the balcony of the city hall building in Schöneberg, the seat of the govern- ment of West Berlin.

photo © Claudia von Alemann FUNDEVOGEL FOUNDLING-BIRD Claudia von Alemann · Germany 1967 · experimental · 22 min “Why didn’t you leave the twelve white flowers alone? Those were your brothers – now they’ve all turned into ravens.” (Brothers Grimm, The Twelve Brothers) “To remember in images means to abolish the censorship that thought expressed in words exerts a little bit.” (Claudia von Alemann) photo © Deutsche Kinemathek NA UND…? SO WHAT…? Marquard Bohm, Helmut Herbst ⋅ Germany 1966 ⋅ experimental ⋅ 33 min On the impossibility of going to work. photo © Christiane Gehner PROGRAMM­ HINWEISE PROGRAMME ADVICE Christiane Gehner · Germany 1970 · documentary · 10 min “An attempt to show the problems of the young women of her social class in relation to emancipation and to make them relevant for other young women.” (Hamburger Filmschau 1970) ROHFILM RAW FILM Birgit Hein, Wilhelm Hein · Germany 1968 · experimental · 20 min “It’s not about film as a carrier of extra-cinematic statements,” explained Birgit and Wilhelm Hein.

“In ROHFILM the familiar ‘film image’ is destroyed, and the film has the effect of a ‘visual bombardment’ of scraps, fragments, dirt and cutting remnants.” (Filmmuseum Munich) Retrospective “Weimar Cinema Revisited“ photo © Sünke Michel Short Films 1: Everyday Life Five short films about everyday life in the Weimar Republic – a social satire of street crime, as well as docu­ mentaries on modern archi- tecture, a summer idyll, an outdoor market in Berlin, and lastly urban scenes at Alexanderplatz. THU 22 FEB 17:00 CinemaxX 8 SAT 24 FEB 13:00 Zeughauskino ALEXANDERPLATZ ÜBERRUMPELT Peter Pewas · Germany 1932-34 · 8 min FISCHFANG IN DER RHÖN (AN DER SINN) Ella Bergmann-Michel · Germany 1932 · documentary · 11 min MARKT IN BERLIN Wilfried Basse · Germany 1929 · docu- mentary · 18 min POLIZEIBERICHT ÜBERFALL Ernö Metzner · Germany 1929 · 21 min WO WOHNEN ALTE LEUTE?

Ella Bergmann-Michel · Germany 1932 · documentary · 12 min photo © Deutsche Kinemathek Short Films 2: Experiments with Sound and Colour Shorts that demonstrate the develop­ ment of colour film in Germany. From hand colourisation and tinting, to two-colour films, to the competing colour systems of Gasparcolor and Ufacolor. Among them are films by sound pioneer Rudolf Pfenninger. FRI 23 FEB 17:00 CinemaxX 8 SAT 24 FEB 15:00 Zeughauskino ALLE KREISE ERFASST TOLIRAG Oskar Fischinger · Germany 1933/34 · promotional film · 3 min BARCAROLE · Hermann Diehl, Ferdinand Diehl · Germany 1932 · animation · 7 min FARBFILMVERSUCHE.

DEMO-FILM FÜR SIRIUS-FARBVERFAHREN Ludwig Horst, Hans Horst · Germany 1929 promotional film · 6 min PALMENZAUBER · Wolfgang Kaskeline · Germany 1933-34 · promotional film · 4 min PITSCH UND PATSCH · Rudolf Pfenninger Germany 1932 · animation · 11 min DER SIEGER Julius Pinschewer, Walther Ruttmann · Germany 1922 · promotional film · 3 min WASSERFREUDEN IM TIERPARK Germany 1931 · documentary 9 min DAS WUNDER Julius Pinschewer, Walther Ruttmann · Germany 1921 · promotional film · 3 min ZWEI FARBEN Wolfgang Kaskeline · Germany 1933 · promotional film · 3 min photo © Hans Richter Estate FILMSTUDIE FILM STUDY Hans Richter · Germany 1928 · experimental · 5 min INFLATION Hans Richter · Germany 1928 · experimental · 3 min Two moving pictures by Hans Richter, a pioneer of Germany’s absolute film movement, who applied modern art’s composition principles to film.

With their aesthetic abstraction and satirical exaggeration, they are prime examples of experimental filmmaking. TUE 20 FEB 15:00 CinemaxX 8 THU 22 FEB 17:00 Zeughauskino IN EINER KLEINEN KONDITOREI IN A SMALL CAFÉ Germany 1930 · promotional film · 2 min This witty commercial for a Dortmund boutique documents the beginnings of the consumer society in Germany. A woman arrives for a date with her husband in a small café terribly late. Because – she’s been shopping! MON 19 FEB 21:30 Zeughauskino WED 21 FEB 19:30 CinemaxX 8 MIT DER KAMERA DURCH ALT-BERLIN A CAMERA JOURNEY THROUGH OLD BERLIN Germany 1928 · documentary · 9 min This documentary finds traces of old Berlin in the modern city.

It juxtaposes drawings and engravings made about 1800 with 1928 reality and goes from the oldest places in the city to Berlin’s newest tourist attraction in 1928, the radio tower. MON 19 FEB 12:00 CinemaxX 8 TUE 20 FEB 17:00 Zeughauskino SAT 17 FEB 21:30 Arsenal 1 SUN 25 FEB 19:30 Zoo Palast 2 Berlinale Shorts Special Screening: Red Flags for Everyone photo © Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.

Berlinale Talents Market Screenings PROJECT LABS PRESENTATIONS: SHORT FILM STATION The Short Film Station 2018 invited ten filmmakers with strong concepts to explore the possibilities of the short form. The mentor programme enables its participants to further develop their projects and to gain insights into the latest industry developments. At the public presentation, film professionals can get to know the projects and meet with the filmmakers. For accredited Berlinale guests and industry professionals. Please register with: c.steiner@berlinale.de WED 21 FEB 11:00–13:00 Academie Lounge Köthener Strasse 44, 10963 Berlin Crossing Bridges: Reinventing Your Art Form Mischa Leinkauf in conversation with Maike Mia Höhne Mischa Leinkauf, Berlinale Talents alumnus 2007 and one half of media and installation artist duo Wermke/Leinkauf, discusses how he keeps his unruly street art aesthetic fresh and his art world beneficiaries thirsting for more.

WED 21 FEB 14:00–15:00 HAU Hebbel am Ufer - HAU2 Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin Screening Shorts: Before Yesterday Takes Over Not short on talent! This captivating collec- tion of films culled from Berlinale Shorts, Forum Expanded and Generation features alumni in various creative roles. Don‘t miss these films which are competing for Golden and Crystal Bears and the extended Q&A with the film­ makers following the screening. LE TIGRE DE TASMANIE The Tasmanian Tiger · 14 min · Vergine Keaton DIE SCHLÄFERIN The Sleeper · 17 min · Alex Gerbaulet ’ABL MA ’ANSA Before I forget · 27 min · Mariam Mekiwi DE NATURA 6 min · Lucile Hadžihalilović WHILE I YET LIVE 15 min · Maris Curran THU 22 FEB 14:00–16:00 HAU Hebbel am Ufer HAU1 Stresemannstr.

29, 10963 Berlin HESSEN TALENTS 2018 A selection of the best student films from the 2017 productions of 4 aca­ demies within the German State of Hessen - presented by the networking institution Hessen Film and Media Academy.

WED 21 FEB 11:00 CinemaxX 12 GERMAN SHORT FILMS CATALOGUE SELECTION 2018 The German Short Film Association presents a 60-minute compilation of selected German short films in various genres. WED 21 FEB 15:00 CinemaxX 11 >> Invitations for non-market badge holders will be provided upon entrance.

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

Generation Kplus photo © Jon Frickey NEKO NO HI CAT DAYS Jon Frickey · Germany 2018 · animation · 11 min Little Jiro’s got a fever, a cough and zero appetite for pancakes and syrup. ‘Cat flu,‘ says the doctor. Harmless, it’s true, and rapid recovery is common, but something about the diagnosis is odd.

Aren’t cats sup- posed to be the only ones who get cat flu? TUE 20 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt WED 21 FEB 9:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain THU 22 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 FRI 23 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 SUN 25 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 photo © Julia Ocker/Studio FILM BILDER PINGUIN PENGUIN Julia Ocker · Germany 2018 · animation · 4 min A penguin waiter goes out of his way to perform his job to perfection. A mishap transforms the stiff social gathering into a boisterous party. A whimsical animated short, in which Julia Ocker allows quirky animals to be drawn out of their shells.

TUE 20 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt WED 21 FEB 9:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain THU 22 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 FRI 23 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 Generation 14plus photo © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg FOLLOWER Jonathan B. Behr · Germany 2018 · fiction · 10 min Clara’s joy at gaining a new follower on Instagram quickly turns to dread in Jona­ than B. Behr’s smartphone thriller, as the online stranger turns out to be a stalker intent on paying her an immediate visit. SAT 17 FEB 15:30 CinemaxX 3 THU 22 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt SAT 24 FEB 20:15 Cubix 8 SUN 25 FEB 15:30 Cubix 8 SUN 25 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 Forum Expanded Exhibition photo © Ulu Braun BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX Ulu Braun · Germany 2018 · fiction · 19 min “A presumably African village, inhabited by Germans.

An archaeological find is made in a mine: a Ferrari®. Joachim catapults himself out of ‘story/history’.” (Ulu Braun) FRI 16 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 MO 19 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 THU 22 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 Generation 14plus Cross Section FRI 23 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 photo © David Jansen BLAU David Jansen · Germany 2017 · animation · 15 min The infinite vastness of the ocean. A mother whale and her calf. An old folk belief says that a whale dreams for the entire duration of its life. In BLAU, life and myth of the great mam- mal are woven together into a fantastic story.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 MON 19 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 14:30 Zoo Palast 3 FRI 23 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 SUN 25 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Lukas Marxt IMPERIAL VALLEY (CULTIVATED RUN-OFF) Lukas Marxt · Germany/Austria 2018 · experimental · 14 min A drone flight over an artificial waterway in Imperial Valley, one of the largest fruit and vegetable growing areas in the USA.

SAT 17 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 MON 19 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 PREMIERE TUE 20 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 THU 22 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 THU 22 FEB 21:30 Neues Off BERLINALE SHORTS GO KIEZ photo © Sylvia Schedelbauer WISHING WELL WUNSCHBRUNNEN Sylvia Schedelbauer · Germany 2018 · experimental · 13 min ”The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are looking for.“ (Joseph Campbell) SUN 18 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 TUE 20 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 FRI 23 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 SAT 24 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 FORUM EXPANDED BERLINALE SHORTS MIX Berlinale Shorts – In Competition Perspektive Deutsches Kino photo © Mariam Mekiwi ‘ABL MA ‘ANSA BEFORE I FORGET Mariam Mekiwi · Egypt/Germany 2018 · 27 min A science-fiction story set in an indis­ tinct coastal region, between land and sea, above and below water.

WED 21 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 THU 22 FEB 14:00 HAU1 (Hebbel am Ufer) FRI 23 FEB 18:00 Akademie der Künste photo © Siska BAYNA HAYAKEL STUDIO BAALBECK IN THE RUINS OF BAALBECK STUDIOS Siska · Lebanon/Germany 2017 · documentary · 48 min The story of the biggest film production studio in the Arab world, Studio Baal- beck, and its lost archive. SAT 17 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 18 FEB 20:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Dalia Neis CELLULOID CORRIDORS: SERMON Dalia Neis, Andreas Reihse, Mohamed A. Gawad · Germany 2017 · 11 min B-side of an audio-play about cinema: Part film-manifesto, part audio-essay, part cinematic-séance, channeled via the words of filmmaker, writer Dalia Neis aka Dice Miller, with music, ar- rangement, and celluloid-splicing from Kreidler-chief, Andreas Reihse.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 Akademie der Künste SAT 17 FEB 17:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Gerd Mittelberg CELLULOID CORRIDORS: TIME HELIX Mohamed A. Gawad, Dalia Neis, Andreas Reihse · Germany 2017 · 9 min A-side of an audio-play about cinema: Part film-manifesto, part audio-essay, part cinematic-séance, channeled via the words of artist and writer Mohamed A. Gawad, with music, arrangement, and celluloid-splicing from Kreidler-chief, Andreas Reihse. SAT 17 FEB 19:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 17 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Adam Kaplan, Gilad Baram THE DISAPPEARED Adam Kaplan · Germany/Israel 2018 · documentary · 46 min THE DISAPPEARED follows the story of an action-feature film produced by the Israeli Army in the year 2000 and then cen- sored just a few weeks before its release.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 Akademie der Künste SAT 17 FEB 17:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Jan Peter Hammer DUG Jan Peter Hammer · Germany/Norway 2018 · documentary · 31 min Following an archaeologist to several archaeo­ logical sites in the district of Ple- ven, Bulgaria, we enter a state between future and past, where the despair over forever lost history and a story of an alien visitation in our prehistory coincide. SAT 17 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 18 FEB 20:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Alex Gerbaulet DIE SCHLÄFERIN THE SLEEPER Alex Gerbaulet · Germany 2018 · documentary · 17 min The short film approaches the biogra- phies of two women whose personali- ties were forcibly hidden behind their roles as wives and homemakers.

They remained invisible until they themselves became the aggressors.

TUE 20 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 WED 21 FEB 19:00 Akademie der Künste THU 22 FEB 14:00 HAU 1 – Hebbel am Ufer photo © Clarissa Thieme TODAY IS 11TH JUNE 1993 Clarissa Thieme · Germany/Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018 · documentary · 15 min The inhabitants trapped in Sarajevo du- ring the Yugoslavian War made an ama- teur video calling for a time machine to get them out of the city. Simultaneous translation is used to bring this call out of the past and into the present. SUN 18 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste MON 19 FEB 17:45 Arsenal 1 photo © Heinz Emigholz ZWEI BASILIKEN TWO BASILICAS Heinz Emigholz · Denmark/Germany 2018 · documentary · 36 min A confrontation between two church buildings, which could hardly be more different, but also a dialogue between two concepts of church and community: the Protestant Grundtvig’s Church in Copenha- gen and the Catholic Cathedral in Orvieto.

MON 19 FEB 16:30 Akademie der Künste FRI 23 FEB 20:30 Arsenal 1 photo © Kerstin Schroedinger BLÄUE BLUENESS Kerstin Schroedinger · United Kingdom/ Ger­ many 2017 · 1-channel-video- installation · 48 min A figure proceeds through the stages of ex­ posing and developing a cyanotype, performing against chemical substances and a neoliberal take-over of their movements, lingering between the roles of scientist, athlete, pharmacist, patient, woman.

photo © Musquiqui Chihying / Gregor Kasper CAFÉ TOGO Musquiqui Chihying, Gregor Kasper · Germany/Taiwan 2018 · 3-channel- video-installation · 27 min CAFÉ TOGO shows the efforts being made toward a multidimensional, postcolonial politics of memory by the activist Abdel Amine Mohammed and his struggle to rename streets with colonial connotations in the so-called African Quarter in Berlin-Wedding. photo © Laura Horelli NAMIBIA TODAY Laura Horelli · Germany/Finland 2018 · 1-channel-­ video installation · 21 min Seven people wait in an underground station below Karl-Marx-Allee in former East Berlin.

They tell the story of “Namibia Today,” an English-language journal printed in the GDR between 1980 and 1985. Forum Expanded photo © DEFA Stiftung Helmut Krahnert photo © Filmmagnet KEIN SICHERER ORT NO SAFE PLACE Antje Beine · Germany 2018 · fiction · 22 min Just don’t cause any problems! This is young Marie’s motto in life. A capable daughter caught between a depressed mother and a passive father. But in the family war zone she is at risk of losing herself even before she has a chance to find out who she is.

THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Alexandra Medianikova RÅ Sophia Bösch · Germany/Sweden 2018 · fiction · 30 min Autumn in northern Sweden. Now that Linn is 16 she is at last allowed to join her father on an elk hunt. The story of an initiation that also explores what it means for a girl to stand her ground in a male-dominated society. THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Katharina Diessner KINESKI ZID GREAT WALL OF CHINA Aleksandra Odić · Germany 2017 · fiction · 36 min A summer’s afternoon in contemporary Bosnia, twenty years after the last war.

Eight-year-old Maja is the sole witness of her favourite aunt Ljilja’s secret plan – one that sees Maja take a decisive step in her own life.

THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Jieun Yi/Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg STORKOW KALIFORNIA Kolja Malik · Germany 2018 · fiction · 29 min Sunny comes from Storkow. Without drugs, not much is going on. Torn between his mother-cum-best-mate Nena and his new love, Liv, a hot traffic cop, he finds himself being ground down between staying put and making a break for it. FRI 16 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY FRI 16 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 16 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 17 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 SAT 17 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 Whether puppet, silhouette or cartoon animation films, the German Institute for Animated Film has been fostering analogue film animation for 25 years.

To cele­ brate this silver anniversary, Gene­ ration is presenting a special program devoted to the legacy of East Ger- man animation in collaboration with the DEFA Foundation. In the six colourful short films, clever and courageous characters that are brought to life by diverse anima­ tion techniques embark on a journey. WED 21 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 DER ANGSTHASE Lothar Barke · GDR 1964 · animation · 6 min BLAUE MÄUSE GIBT ES NICHT Klaus Georgi · GDR 1957 · animation · 11 min MÄXCHEN PFIFFIG, TEIL 4: DIE GROSSE FAHRT Christl Wiemer · GDR 1967 · animation · 11 min PAULCHEN HASELNUSS Ina Rarisch · GDR 1969 · animation · 13 min PETER UND DER WOLF Günter Rätz · GDR 1973 · animation · 15 min VIEL ZU KLEIN Monika Anderson · GDR 1983 · animation · 13 min Akademie der Künste | 15–26 FEB 2018 opens daily from 11am to 9pm Generation Kplus Special: 25 Years German Insti­tute for Animated Film

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

Generation Kplus photo © Jon Frickey NEKO NO HI CAT DAYS Jon Frickey · Germany 2018 · animation · 11 min Little Jiro’s got a fever, a cough and zero appetite for pancakes and syrup. ‘Cat flu,‘ says the doctor. Harmless, it’s true, and rapid recovery is common, but something about the diagnosis is odd. Aren’t cats sup- posed to be the only ones who get cat flu? TUE 20 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt WED 21 FEB 9:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain THU 22 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 FRI 23 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 SUN 25 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 photo © Julia Ocker/Studio FILM BILDER PINGUIN PENGUIN Julia Ocker · Germany 2018 · animation · 4 min A penguin waiter goes out of his way to perform his job to perfection.

A mishap transforms the stiff social gathering into a boisterous party. A whimsical animated short, in which Julia Ocker allows quirky animals to be drawn out of their shells.

TUE 20 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt WED 21 FEB 9:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain THU 22 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 FRI 23 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 Generation 14plus photo © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg FOLLOWER Jonathan B. Behr · Germany 2018 · fiction · 10 min Clara’s joy at gaining a new follower on Instagram quickly turns to dread in Jona­ than B. Behr’s smartphone thriller, as the online stranger turns out to be a stalker intent on paying her an immediate visit. SAT 17 FEB 15:30 CinemaxX 3 THU 22 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt SAT 24 FEB 20:15 Cubix 8 SUN 25 FEB 15:30 Cubix 8 SUN 25 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 Forum Expanded Exhibition photo © Ulu Braun BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX Ulu Braun · Germany 2018 · fiction · 19 min “A presumably African village, inhabited by Germans.

An archaeological find is made in a mine: a Ferrari®. Joachim catapults himself out of ‘story/history’.” (Ulu Braun) FRI 16 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 MO 19 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 THU 22 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 Generation 14plus Cross Section FRI 23 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 photo © David Jansen BLAU David Jansen · Germany 2017 · animation · 15 min The infinite vastness of the ocean. A mother whale and her calf. An old folk belief says that a whale dreams for the entire duration of its life. In BLAU, life and myth of the great mam- mal are woven together into a fantastic story.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 MON 19 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 14:30 Zoo Palast 3 FRI 23 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 SUN 25 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Lukas Marxt IMPERIAL VALLEY (CULTIVATED RUN-OFF) Lukas Marxt · Germany/Austria 2018 · experimental · 14 min A drone flight over an artificial waterway in Imperial Valley, one of the largest fruit and vegetable growing areas in the USA.

SAT 17 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 MON 19 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 PREMIERE TUE 20 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 THU 22 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 THU 22 FEB 21:30 Neues Off BERLINALE SHORTS GO KIEZ photo © Sylvia Schedelbauer WISHING WELL WUNSCHBRUNNEN Sylvia Schedelbauer · Germany 2018 · experimental · 13 min ”The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are looking for.“ (Joseph Campbell) SUN 18 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 TUE 20 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 FRI 23 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 SAT 24 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 FORUM EXPANDED BERLINALE SHORTS MIX Berlinale Shorts – In Competition Perspektive Deutsches Kino photo © Mariam Mekiwi ‘ABL MA ‘ANSA BEFORE I FORGET Mariam Mekiwi · Egypt/Germany 2018 · 27 min A science-fiction story set in an indis­ tinct coastal region, between land and sea, above and below water.

WED 21 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 THU 22 FEB 14:00 HAU1 (Hebbel am Ufer) FRI 23 FEB 18:00 Akademie der Künste photo © Siska BAYNA HAYAKEL STUDIO BAALBECK IN THE RUINS OF BAALBECK STUDIOS Siska · Lebanon/Germany 2017 · documentary · 48 min The story of the biggest film production studio in the Arab world, Studio Baal- beck, and its lost archive. SAT 17 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 18 FEB 20:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Dalia Neis CELLULOID CORRIDORS: SERMON Dalia Neis, Andreas Reihse, Mohamed A. Gawad · Germany 2017 · 11 min B-side of an audio-play about cinema: Part film-manifesto, part audio-essay, part cinematic-séance, channeled via the words of filmmaker, writer Dalia Neis aka Dice Miller, with music, ar- rangement, and celluloid-splicing from Kreidler-chief, Andreas Reihse.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 Akademie der Künste SAT 17 FEB 17:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Gerd Mittelberg CELLULOID CORRIDORS: TIME HELIX Mohamed A. Gawad, Dalia Neis, Andreas Reihse · Germany 2017 · 9 min A-side of an audio-play about cinema: Part film-manifesto, part audio-essay, part cinematic-séance, channeled via the words of artist and writer Mohamed A. Gawad, with music, arrangement, and celluloid-splicing from Kreidler-chief, Andreas Reihse. SAT 17 FEB 19:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 17 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Adam Kaplan, Gilad Baram THE DISAPPEARED Adam Kaplan · Germany/Israel 2018 · documentary · 46 min THE DISAPPEARED follows the story of an action-feature film produced by the Israeli Army in the year 2000 and then cen- sored just a few weeks before its release.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 Akademie der Künste SAT 17 FEB 17:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Jan Peter Hammer DUG Jan Peter Hammer · Germany/Norway 2018 · documentary · 31 min Following an archaeologist to several archaeo­ logical sites in the district of Ple- ven, Bulgaria, we enter a state between future and past, where the despair over forever lost history and a story of an alien visitation in our prehistory coincide. SAT 17 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 18 FEB 20:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Alex Gerbaulet DIE SCHLÄFERIN THE SLEEPER Alex Gerbaulet · Germany 2018 · documentary · 17 min The short film approaches the biogra- phies of two women whose personali- ties were forcibly hidden behind their roles as wives and homemakers.

They remained invisible until they themselves became the aggressors.

TUE 20 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 WED 21 FEB 19:00 Akademie der Künste THU 22 FEB 14:00 HAU 1 – Hebbel am Ufer photo © Clarissa Thieme TODAY IS 11TH JUNE 1993 Clarissa Thieme · Germany/Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018 · documentary · 15 min The inhabitants trapped in Sarajevo du- ring the Yugoslavian War made an ama- teur video calling for a time machine to get them out of the city. Simultaneous translation is used to bring this call out of the past and into the present. SUN 18 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste MON 19 FEB 17:45 Arsenal 1 photo © Heinz Emigholz ZWEI BASILIKEN TWO BASILICAS Heinz Emigholz · Denmark/Germany 2018 · documentary · 36 min A confrontation between two church buildings, which could hardly be more different, but also a dialogue between two concepts of church and community: the Protestant Grundtvig’s Church in Copenha- gen and the Catholic Cathedral in Orvieto.

MON 19 FEB 16:30 Akademie der Künste FRI 23 FEB 20:30 Arsenal 1 photo © Kerstin Schroedinger BLÄUE BLUENESS Kerstin Schroedinger · United Kingdom/ Ger­ many 2017 · 1-channel-video- installation · 48 min A figure proceeds through the stages of ex­ posing and developing a cyanotype, performing against chemical substances and a neoliberal take-over of their movements, lingering between the roles of scientist, athlete, pharmacist, patient, woman.

photo © Musquiqui Chihying / Gregor Kasper CAFÉ TOGO Musquiqui Chihying, Gregor Kasper · Germany/Taiwan 2018 · 3-channel- video-installation · 27 min CAFÉ TOGO shows the efforts being made toward a multidimensional, postcolonial politics of memory by the activist Abdel Amine Mohammed and his struggle to rename streets with colonial connotations in the so-called African Quarter in Berlin-Wedding. photo © Laura Horelli NAMIBIA TODAY Laura Horelli · Germany/Finland 2018 · 1-channel-­ video installation · 21 min Seven people wait in an underground station below Karl-Marx-Allee in former East Berlin.

They tell the story of “Namibia Today,” an English-language journal printed in the GDR between 1980 and 1985. Forum Expanded photo © DEFA Stiftung Helmut Krahnert photo © Filmmagnet KEIN SICHERER ORT NO SAFE PLACE Antje Beine · Germany 2018 · fiction · 22 min Just don’t cause any problems! This is young Marie’s motto in life. A capable daughter caught between a depressed mother and a passive father. But in the family war zone she is at risk of losing herself even before she has a chance to find out who she is.

THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Alexandra Medianikova RÅ Sophia Bösch · Germany/Sweden 2018 · fiction · 30 min Autumn in northern Sweden. Now that Linn is 16 she is at last allowed to join her father on an elk hunt. The story of an initiation that also explores what it means for a girl to stand her ground in a male-dominated society. THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Katharina Diessner KINESKI ZID GREAT WALL OF CHINA Aleksandra Odić · Germany 2017 · fiction · 36 min A summer’s afternoon in contemporary Bosnia, twenty years after the last war.

Eight-year-old Maja is the sole witness of her favourite aunt Ljilja’s secret plan – one that sees Maja take a decisive step in her own life.

THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Jieun Yi/Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg STORKOW KALIFORNIA Kolja Malik · Germany 2018 · fiction · 29 min Sunny comes from Storkow. Without drugs, not much is going on. Torn between his mother-cum-best-mate Nena and his new love, Liv, a hot traffic cop, he finds himself being ground down between staying put and making a break for it. FRI 16 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY FRI 16 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 16 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 17 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 SAT 17 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 Whether puppet, silhouette or cartoon animation films, the German Institute for Animated Film has been fostering analogue film animation for 25 years.

To cele­ brate this silver anniversary, Gene­ ration is presenting a special program devoted to the legacy of East Ger- man animation in collaboration with the DEFA Foundation. In the six colourful short films, clever and courageous characters that are brought to life by diverse anima­ tion techniques embark on a journey. WED 21 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 DER ANGSTHASE Lothar Barke · GDR 1964 · animation · 6 min BLAUE MÄUSE GIBT ES NICHT Klaus Georgi · GDR 1957 · animation · 11 min MÄXCHEN PFIFFIG, TEIL 4: DIE GROSSE FAHRT Christl Wiemer · GDR 1967 · animation · 11 min PAULCHEN HASELNUSS Ina Rarisch · GDR 1969 · animation · 13 min PETER UND DER WOLF Günter Rätz · GDR 1973 · animation · 15 min VIEL ZU KLEIN Monika Anderson · GDR 1983 · animation · 13 min Akademie der Künste | 15–26 FEB 2018 opens daily from 11am to 9pm Generation Kplus Special: 25 Years German Insti­tute for Animated Film

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

Generation Kplus photo © Jon Frickey NEKO NO HI CAT DAYS Jon Frickey · Germany 2018 · animation · 11 min Little Jiro’s got a fever, a cough and zero appetite for pancakes and syrup. ‘Cat flu,‘ says the doctor. Harmless, it’s true, and rapid recovery is common, but something about the diagnosis is odd. Aren’t cats sup- posed to be the only ones who get cat flu? TUE 20 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt WED 21 FEB 9:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain THU 22 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 FRI 23 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 SUN 25 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 photo © Julia Ocker/Studio FILM BILDER PINGUIN PENGUIN Julia Ocker · Germany 2018 · animation · 4 min A penguin waiter goes out of his way to perform his job to perfection.

A mishap transforms the stiff social gathering into a boisterous party. A whimsical animated short, in which Julia Ocker allows quirky animals to be drawn out of their shells.

TUE 20 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt WED 21 FEB 9:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain THU 22 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 FRI 23 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 Generation 14plus photo © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg FOLLOWER Jonathan B. Behr · Germany 2018 · fiction · 10 min Clara’s joy at gaining a new follower on Instagram quickly turns to dread in Jona­ than B. Behr’s smartphone thriller, as the online stranger turns out to be a stalker intent on paying her an immediate visit. SAT 17 FEB 15:30 CinemaxX 3 THU 22 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt SAT 24 FEB 20:15 Cubix 8 SUN 25 FEB 15:30 Cubix 8 SUN 25 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 Forum Expanded Exhibition photo © Ulu Braun BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX Ulu Braun · Germany 2018 · fiction · 19 min “A presumably African village, inhabited by Germans.

An archaeological find is made in a mine: a Ferrari®. Joachim catapults himself out of ‘story/history’.” (Ulu Braun) FRI 16 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 MO 19 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 THU 22 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 Generation 14plus Cross Section FRI 23 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 photo © David Jansen BLAU David Jansen · Germany 2017 · animation · 15 min The infinite vastness of the ocean. A mother whale and her calf. An old folk belief says that a whale dreams for the entire duration of its life. In BLAU, life and myth of the great mam- mal are woven together into a fantastic story.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 MON 19 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 14:30 Zoo Palast 3 FRI 23 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 SUN 25 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Lukas Marxt IMPERIAL VALLEY (CULTIVATED RUN-OFF) Lukas Marxt · Germany/Austria 2018 · experimental · 14 min A drone flight over an artificial waterway in Imperial Valley, one of the largest fruit and vegetable growing areas in the USA.

SAT 17 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 MON 19 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 PREMIERE TUE 20 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 THU 22 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 THU 22 FEB 21:30 Neues Off BERLINALE SHORTS GO KIEZ photo © Sylvia Schedelbauer WISHING WELL WUNSCHBRUNNEN Sylvia Schedelbauer · Germany 2018 · experimental · 13 min ”The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are looking for.“ (Joseph Campbell) SUN 18 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 TUE 20 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 FRI 23 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 SAT 24 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 FORUM EXPANDED BERLINALE SHORTS MIX Berlinale Shorts – In Competition Perspektive Deutsches Kino photo © Mariam Mekiwi ‘ABL MA ‘ANSA BEFORE I FORGET Mariam Mekiwi · Egypt/Germany 2018 · 27 min A science-fiction story set in an indis­ tinct coastal region, between land and sea, above and below water.

WED 21 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 THU 22 FEB 14:00 HAU1 (Hebbel am Ufer) FRI 23 FEB 18:00 Akademie der Künste photo © Siska BAYNA HAYAKEL STUDIO BAALBECK IN THE RUINS OF BAALBECK STUDIOS Siska · Lebanon/Germany 2017 · documentary · 48 min The story of the biggest film production studio in the Arab world, Studio Baal- beck, and its lost archive. SAT 17 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 18 FEB 20:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Dalia Neis CELLULOID CORRIDORS: SERMON Dalia Neis, Andreas Reihse, Mohamed A. Gawad · Germany 2017 · 11 min B-side of an audio-play about cinema: Part film-manifesto, part audio-essay, part cinematic-séance, channeled via the words of filmmaker, writer Dalia Neis aka Dice Miller, with music, ar- rangement, and celluloid-splicing from Kreidler-chief, Andreas Reihse.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 Akademie der Künste SAT 17 FEB 17:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Gerd Mittelberg CELLULOID CORRIDORS: TIME HELIX Mohamed A. Gawad, Dalia Neis, Andreas Reihse · Germany 2017 · 9 min A-side of an audio-play about cinema: Part film-manifesto, part audio-essay, part cinematic-séance, channeled via the words of artist and writer Mohamed A. Gawad, with music, arrangement, and celluloid-splicing from Kreidler-chief, Andreas Reihse. SAT 17 FEB 19:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 17 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Adam Kaplan, Gilad Baram THE DISAPPEARED Adam Kaplan · Germany/Israel 2018 · documentary · 46 min THE DISAPPEARED follows the story of an action-feature film produced by the Israeli Army in the year 2000 and then cen- sored just a few weeks before its release.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 Akademie der Künste SAT 17 FEB 17:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Jan Peter Hammer DUG Jan Peter Hammer · Germany/Norway 2018 · documentary · 31 min Following an archaeologist to several archaeo­ logical sites in the district of Ple- ven, Bulgaria, we enter a state between future and past, where the despair over forever lost history and a story of an alien visitation in our prehistory coincide. SAT 17 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 18 FEB 20:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Alex Gerbaulet DIE SCHLÄFERIN THE SLEEPER Alex Gerbaulet · Germany 2018 · documentary · 17 min The short film approaches the biogra- phies of two women whose personali- ties were forcibly hidden behind their roles as wives and homemakers.

They remained invisible until they themselves became the aggressors.

TUE 20 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 WED 21 FEB 19:00 Akademie der Künste THU 22 FEB 14:00 HAU 1 – Hebbel am Ufer photo © Clarissa Thieme TODAY IS 11TH JUNE 1993 Clarissa Thieme · Germany/Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018 · documentary · 15 min The inhabitants trapped in Sarajevo du- ring the Yugoslavian War made an ama- teur video calling for a time machine to get them out of the city. Simultaneous translation is used to bring this call out of the past and into the present. SUN 18 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste MON 19 FEB 17:45 Arsenal 1 photo © Heinz Emigholz ZWEI BASILIKEN TWO BASILICAS Heinz Emigholz · Denmark/Germany 2018 · documentary · 36 min A confrontation between two church buildings, which could hardly be more different, but also a dialogue between two concepts of church and community: the Protestant Grundtvig’s Church in Copenha- gen and the Catholic Cathedral in Orvieto.

MON 19 FEB 16:30 Akademie der Künste FRI 23 FEB 20:30 Arsenal 1 photo © Kerstin Schroedinger BLÄUE BLUENESS Kerstin Schroedinger · United Kingdom/ Ger­ many 2017 · 1-channel-video- installation · 48 min A figure proceeds through the stages of ex­ posing and developing a cyanotype, performing against chemical substances and a neoliberal take-over of their movements, lingering between the roles of scientist, athlete, pharmacist, patient, woman.

photo © Musquiqui Chihying / Gregor Kasper CAFÉ TOGO Musquiqui Chihying, Gregor Kasper · Germany/Taiwan 2018 · 3-channel- video-installation · 27 min CAFÉ TOGO shows the efforts being made toward a multidimensional, postcolonial politics of memory by the activist Abdel Amine Mohammed and his struggle to rename streets with colonial connotations in the so-called African Quarter in Berlin-Wedding. photo © Laura Horelli NAMIBIA TODAY Laura Horelli · Germany/Finland 2018 · 1-channel-­ video installation · 21 min Seven people wait in an underground station below Karl-Marx-Allee in former East Berlin.

They tell the story of “Namibia Today,” an English-language journal printed in the GDR between 1980 and 1985. Forum Expanded photo © DEFA Stiftung Helmut Krahnert photo © Filmmagnet KEIN SICHERER ORT NO SAFE PLACE Antje Beine · Germany 2018 · fiction · 22 min Just don’t cause any problems! This is young Marie’s motto in life. A capable daughter caught between a depressed mother and a passive father. But in the family war zone she is at risk of losing herself even before she has a chance to find out who she is.

THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Alexandra Medianikova RÅ Sophia Bösch · Germany/Sweden 2018 · fiction · 30 min Autumn in northern Sweden. Now that Linn is 16 she is at last allowed to join her father on an elk hunt. The story of an initiation that also explores what it means for a girl to stand her ground in a male-dominated society. THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Katharina Diessner KINESKI ZID GREAT WALL OF CHINA Aleksandra Odić · Germany 2017 · fiction · 36 min A summer’s afternoon in contemporary Bosnia, twenty years after the last war.

Eight-year-old Maja is the sole witness of her favourite aunt Ljilja’s secret plan – one that sees Maja take a decisive step in her own life.

THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Jieun Yi/Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg STORKOW KALIFORNIA Kolja Malik · Germany 2018 · fiction · 29 min Sunny comes from Storkow. Without drugs, not much is going on. Torn between his mother-cum-best-mate Nena and his new love, Liv, a hot traffic cop, he finds himself being ground down between staying put and making a break for it. FRI 16 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY FRI 16 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 16 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 17 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 SAT 17 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 Whether puppet, silhouette or cartoon animation films, the German Institute for Animated Film has been fostering analogue film animation for 25 years.

To cele­ brate this silver anniversary, Gene­ ration is presenting a special program devoted to the legacy of East Ger- man animation in collaboration with the DEFA Foundation. In the six colourful short films, clever and courageous characters that are brought to life by diverse anima­ tion techniques embark on a journey. WED 21 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 DER ANGSTHASE Lothar Barke · GDR 1964 · animation · 6 min BLAUE MÄUSE GIBT ES NICHT Klaus Georgi · GDR 1957 · animation · 11 min MÄXCHEN PFIFFIG, TEIL 4: DIE GROSSE FAHRT Christl Wiemer · GDR 1967 · animation · 11 min PAULCHEN HASELNUSS Ina Rarisch · GDR 1969 · animation · 13 min PETER UND DER WOLF Günter Rätz · GDR 1973 · animation · 15 min VIEL ZU KLEIN Monika Anderson · GDR 1983 · animation · 13 min Akademie der Künste | 15–26 FEB 2018 opens daily from 11am to 9pm Generation Kplus Special: 25 Years German Insti­tute for Animated Film

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

Generation Kplus photo © Jon Frickey NEKO NO HI CAT DAYS Jon Frickey · Germany 2018 · animation · 11 min Little Jiro’s got a fever, a cough and zero appetite for pancakes and syrup. ‘Cat flu,‘ says the doctor. Harmless, it’s true, and rapid recovery is common, but something about the diagnosis is odd. Aren’t cats sup- posed to be the only ones who get cat flu? TUE 20 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt WED 21 FEB 9:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain THU 22 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 FRI 23 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 SUN 25 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 photo © Julia Ocker/Studio FILM BILDER PINGUIN PENGUIN Julia Ocker · Germany 2018 · animation · 4 min A penguin waiter goes out of his way to perform his job to perfection.

A mishap transforms the stiff social gathering into a boisterous party. A whimsical animated short, in which Julia Ocker allows quirky animals to be drawn out of their shells.

TUE 20 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt WED 21 FEB 9:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain THU 22 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 FRI 23 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 Generation 14plus photo © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg FOLLOWER Jonathan B. Behr · Germany 2018 · fiction · 10 min Clara’s joy at gaining a new follower on Instagram quickly turns to dread in Jona­ than B. Behr’s smartphone thriller, as the online stranger turns out to be a stalker intent on paying her an immediate visit. SAT 17 FEB 15:30 CinemaxX 3 THU 22 FEB 10:00 Haus der Kulturen der Welt SAT 24 FEB 20:15 Cubix 8 SUN 25 FEB 15:30 Cubix 8 SUN 25 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 Forum Expanded Exhibition photo © Ulu Braun BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX Ulu Braun · Germany 2018 · fiction · 19 min “A presumably African village, inhabited by Germans.

An archaeological find is made in a mine: a Ferrari®. Joachim catapults himself out of ‘story/history’.” (Ulu Braun) FRI 16 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 MO 19 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 THU 22 FEB 10:00 Zoo Palast 2 Generation 14plus Cross Section FRI 23 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 photo © David Jansen BLAU David Jansen · Germany 2017 · animation · 15 min The infinite vastness of the ocean. A mother whale and her calf. An old folk belief says that a whale dreams for the entire duration of its life. In BLAU, life and myth of the great mam- mal are woven together into a fantastic story.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 MON 19 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 14:30 Zoo Palast 3 FRI 23 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 SUN 25 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Lukas Marxt IMPERIAL VALLEY (CULTIVATED RUN-OFF) Lukas Marxt · Germany/Austria 2018 · experimental · 14 min A drone flight over an artificial waterway in Imperial Valley, one of the largest fruit and vegetable growing areas in the USA.

SAT 17 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 MON 19 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 PREMIERE TUE 20 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 THU 22 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 THU 22 FEB 21:30 Neues Off BERLINALE SHORTS GO KIEZ photo © Sylvia Schedelbauer WISHING WELL WUNSCHBRUNNEN Sylvia Schedelbauer · Germany 2018 · experimental · 13 min ”The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are looking for.“ (Joseph Campbell) SUN 18 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 TUE 20 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 PREMIERE WED 21 FEB 17:30 Colosseum 1 FRI 23 FEB 21:30 CinemaxX 3 SAT 24 FEB 16:00 CinemaxX 5 FORUM EXPANDED BERLINALE SHORTS MIX Berlinale Shorts – In Competition Perspektive Deutsches Kino photo © Mariam Mekiwi ‘ABL MA ‘ANSA BEFORE I FORGET Mariam Mekiwi · Egypt/Germany 2018 · 27 min A science-fiction story set in an indis­ tinct coastal region, between land and sea, above and below water.

WED 21 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 THU 22 FEB 14:00 HAU1 (Hebbel am Ufer) FRI 23 FEB 18:00 Akademie der Künste photo © Siska BAYNA HAYAKEL STUDIO BAALBECK IN THE RUINS OF BAALBECK STUDIOS Siska · Lebanon/Germany 2017 · documentary · 48 min The story of the biggest film production studio in the Arab world, Studio Baal- beck, and its lost archive. SAT 17 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 18 FEB 20:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Dalia Neis CELLULOID CORRIDORS: SERMON Dalia Neis, Andreas Reihse, Mohamed A. Gawad · Germany 2017 · 11 min B-side of an audio-play about cinema: Part film-manifesto, part audio-essay, part cinematic-séance, channeled via the words of filmmaker, writer Dalia Neis aka Dice Miller, with music, ar- rangement, and celluloid-splicing from Kreidler-chief, Andreas Reihse.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 Akademie der Künste SAT 17 FEB 17:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Gerd Mittelberg CELLULOID CORRIDORS: TIME HELIX Mohamed A. Gawad, Dalia Neis, Andreas Reihse · Germany 2017 · 9 min A-side of an audio-play about cinema: Part film-manifesto, part audio-essay, part cinematic-séance, channeled via the words of artist and writer Mohamed A. Gawad, with music, arrangement, and celluloid-splicing from Kreidler-chief, Andreas Reihse. SAT 17 FEB 19:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 17 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Adam Kaplan, Gilad Baram THE DISAPPEARED Adam Kaplan · Germany/Israel 2018 · documentary · 46 min THE DISAPPEARED follows the story of an action-feature film produced by the Israeli Army in the year 2000 and then cen- sored just a few weeks before its release.

FRI 16 FEB 21:30 Akademie der Künste SAT 17 FEB 17:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Jan Peter Hammer DUG Jan Peter Hammer · Germany/Norway 2018 · documentary · 31 min Following an archaeologist to several archaeo­ logical sites in the district of Ple- ven, Bulgaria, we enter a state between future and past, where the despair over forever lost history and a story of an alien visitation in our prehistory coincide. SAT 17 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste SUN 18 FEB 20:00 Arsenal 1 photo © Alex Gerbaulet DIE SCHLÄFERIN THE SLEEPER Alex Gerbaulet · Germany 2018 · documentary · 17 min The short film approaches the biogra- phies of two women whose personali- ties were forcibly hidden behind their roles as wives and homemakers.

They remained invisible until they themselves became the aggressors.

TUE 20 FEB 15:00 Arsenal 1 WED 21 FEB 19:00 Akademie der Künste THU 22 FEB 14:00 HAU 1 – Hebbel am Ufer photo © Clarissa Thieme TODAY IS 11TH JUNE 1993 Clarissa Thieme · Germany/Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018 · documentary · 15 min The inhabitants trapped in Sarajevo du- ring the Yugoslavian War made an ama- teur video calling for a time machine to get them out of the city. Simultaneous translation is used to bring this call out of the past and into the present. SUN 18 FEB 14:00 Akademie der Künste MON 19 FEB 17:45 Arsenal 1 photo © Heinz Emigholz ZWEI BASILIKEN TWO BASILICAS Heinz Emigholz · Denmark/Germany 2018 · documentary · 36 min A confrontation between two church buildings, which could hardly be more different, but also a dialogue between two concepts of church and community: the Protestant Grundtvig’s Church in Copenha- gen and the Catholic Cathedral in Orvieto.

MON 19 FEB 16:30 Akademie der Künste FRI 23 FEB 20:30 Arsenal 1 photo © Kerstin Schroedinger BLÄUE BLUENESS Kerstin Schroedinger · United Kingdom/ Ger­ many 2017 · 1-channel-video- installation · 48 min A figure proceeds through the stages of ex­ posing and developing a cyanotype, performing against chemical substances and a neoliberal take-over of their movements, lingering between the roles of scientist, athlete, pharmacist, patient, woman.

photo © Musquiqui Chihying / Gregor Kasper CAFÉ TOGO Musquiqui Chihying, Gregor Kasper · Germany/Taiwan 2018 · 3-channel- video-installation · 27 min CAFÉ TOGO shows the efforts being made toward a multidimensional, postcolonial politics of memory by the activist Abdel Amine Mohammed and his struggle to rename streets with colonial connotations in the so-called African Quarter in Berlin-Wedding. photo © Laura Horelli NAMIBIA TODAY Laura Horelli · Germany/Finland 2018 · 1-channel-­ video installation · 21 min Seven people wait in an underground station below Karl-Marx-Allee in former East Berlin.

They tell the story of “Namibia Today,” an English-language journal printed in the GDR between 1980 and 1985. Forum Expanded photo © DEFA Stiftung Helmut Krahnert photo © Filmmagnet KEIN SICHERER ORT NO SAFE PLACE Antje Beine · Germany 2018 · fiction · 22 min Just don’t cause any problems! This is young Marie’s motto in life. A capable daughter caught between a depressed mother and a passive father. But in the family war zone she is at risk of losing herself even before she has a chance to find out who she is.

THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Alexandra Medianikova RÅ Sophia Bösch · Germany/Sweden 2018 · fiction · 30 min Autumn in northern Sweden. Now that Linn is 16 she is at last allowed to join her father on an elk hunt. The story of an initiation that also explores what it means for a girl to stand her ground in a male-dominated society. THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Katharina Diessner KINESKI ZID GREAT WALL OF CHINA Aleksandra Odić · Germany 2017 · fiction · 36 min A summer’s afternoon in contemporary Bosnia, twenty years after the last war.

Eight-year-old Maja is the sole witness of her favourite aunt Ljilja’s secret plan – one that sees Maja take a decisive step in her own life.

THU 22 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY THU 22 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 23 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 24 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 photo © Jieun Yi/Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg STORKOW KALIFORNIA Kolja Malik · Germany 2018 · fiction · 29 min Sunny comes from Storkow. Without drugs, not much is going on. Torn between his mother-cum-best-mate Nena and his new love, Liv, a hot traffic cop, he finds himself being ground down between staying put and making a break for it. FRI 16 FEB 14:00 CinemaxX 5 PRESS & INDUSTRY FRI 16 FEB 19:00 CinemaxX 3 FRI 16 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 SAT 17 FEB 12:30 Colosseum 1 SAT 17 FEB 20:00 CinemaxX 1 Whether puppet, silhouette or cartoon animation films, the German Institute for Animated Film has been fostering analogue film animation for 25 years.

To cele­ brate this silver anniversary, Gene­ ration is presenting a special program devoted to the legacy of East Ger- man animation in collaboration with the DEFA Foundation. In the six colourful short films, clever and courageous characters that are brought to life by diverse anima­ tion techniques embark on a journey. WED 21 FEB 10:30 CinemaxX 1 DER ANGSTHASE Lothar Barke · GDR 1964 · animation · 6 min BLAUE MÄUSE GIBT ES NICHT Klaus Georgi · GDR 1957 · animation · 11 min MÄXCHEN PFIFFIG, TEIL 4: DIE GROSSE FAHRT Christl Wiemer · GDR 1967 · animation · 11 min PAULCHEN HASELNUSS Ina Rarisch · GDR 1969 · animation · 13 min PETER UND DER WOLF Günter Rätz · GDR 1973 · animation · 15 min VIEL ZU KLEIN Monika Anderson · GDR 1983 · animation · 13 min Akademie der Künste | 15–26 FEB 2018 opens daily from 11am to 9pm Generation Kplus Special: 25 Years German Insti­tute for Animated Film

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

Music: Günter Buchwald GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018 GERMAN SHORTFILMS ATBERLINALE 2018 Come and visit the AG Kurzfilm - German Short Film Association and German Films. Pick up the catalogue GERMAN SHORT FILMS 2018 and the new DVD com­­ pilations at the European Film Market. Martin-Gropius-Bau Ground Floor Stand No. 18 phone +49-30-2 06 03 34 17 www.german-films.de www.ag-kurzfilm.de SHORT.FILM.TOUR. 2018 THE GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD. IN CINEMAS. During their stopover at the Berlinale, the German Short Film Associ­ ation pre- sents a selection of the outstanding films nominated for or awarded the German Short Film Award in 2017.

We are looking forward to some of the filmmakers being present for the screening. Individualised programs can be compiled from all thirteen partici­ pating films and booked for screenings in Germany or abroad. TUE 20 FEB 15:00 Hackesche Höfe Kinos (German without subtitles) Pick up your password for online preview or your copy of the preview DVD at the stand of the AG Kurzfilm at the European Film Market.

www.kurzfilmtournee.de /kurzfilmtour @kurz.film.tour Special Event The following films will be shown: SCHWARZE WELLE Mariola Brillowska · Germany 2016 · animation · 13 min THE LAST TAPE Cyprien Clément-Delmas, Igor Kosenko · Germany 2017 · documentary · 12 min BLIND AUDITION Andreas Kessler · Germany 2017 · fiction |18 min CIRCULAR INSCRIPTION Lukas Marxt · Germany, Austria 2016 · experimental · 7 min PIX Sophie Linnenbaum Germany 2017 · fiction · 9 min HASHTI TEHRAN (excerpts) Daniel Kötter · Germany, Iran 2016 · documentary · 7 min photo © Dore O.

ALASKA Dore O. · Germany 1968 · experimental · 18 min “A dream of myself, the consequences of the act with society”, as Dore O.

described her film. The soundtrack is composed of violin drone, blow dryer and fragments taken from the “Concord Sonata” by Charles Ives. photo © Ula Stöckl ANTIGONE Ula Stöckl · fiction · Germany 1964 · 9 min Antigone, classic drama of antiquity, carried to the extreme and boiled down to the essentials: The war is over and yet six individuals still meet their deaths. The question remains: How would today’s viewer have acted? A timeless question. additional screening: THU 22 FEB 21:30 Neues Off BERLINALE SHORTS GOES KIEZ photo © Deutsche Kinemathek FARBTEST ROTE FAHNE COLOUR TEST: THE RED FLAG Gerd Conradt · Germany 1968 · experimental documentary · 12 min A red flag is carried through the busy Berlin streets by a team of relay runners, to be raised ultimately on the balcony of the city hall building in Schöneberg, the seat of the govern- ment of West Berlin.

photo © Claudia von Alemann FUNDEVOGEL FOUNDLING-BIRD Claudia von Alemann · Germany 1967 · experimental · 22 min “Why didn’t you leave the twelve white flowers alone? Those were your brothers – now they’ve all turned into ravens.” (Brothers Grimm, The Twelve Brothers) “To remember in images means to abolish the censorship that thought expressed in words exerts a little bit.” (Claudia von Alemann) photo © Deutsche Kinemathek NA UND…? SO WHAT…? Marquard Bohm, Helmut Herbst ⋅ Germany 1966 ⋅ experimental ⋅ 33 min On the impossibility of going to work. photo © Christiane Gehner PROGRAMM­ HINWEISE PROGRAMME ADVICE Christiane Gehner · Germany 1970 · documentary · 10 min “An attempt to show the problems of the young women of her social class in relation to emancipation and to make them relevant for other young women.” (Hamburger Filmschau 1970) ROHFILM RAW FILM Birgit Hein, Wilhelm Hein · Germany 1968 · experimental · 20 min “It’s not about film as a carrier of extra-cinematic statements,” explained Birgit and Wilhelm Hein.

“In ROHFILM the familiar ‘film image’ is destroyed, and the film has the effect of a ‘visual bombardment’ of scraps, fragments, dirt and cutting remnants.” (Filmmuseum Munich) Retrospective “Weimar Cinema Revisited“ photo © Sünke Michel Short Films 1: Everyday Life Five short films about everyday life in the Weimar Republic – a social satire of street crime, as well as docu­ mentaries on modern archi- tecture, a summer idyll, an outdoor market in Berlin, and lastly urban scenes at Alexanderplatz. THU 22 FEB 17:00 CinemaxX 8 SAT 24 FEB 13:00 Zeughauskino ALEXANDERPLATZ ÜBERRUMPELT Peter Pewas · Germany 1932-34 · 8 min FISCHFANG IN DER RHÖN (AN DER SINN) Ella Bergmann-Michel · Germany 1932 · documentary · 11 min MARKT IN BERLIN Wilfried Basse · Germany 1929 · docu- mentary · 18 min POLIZEIBERICHT ÜBERFALL Ernö Metzner · Germany 1929 · 21 min WO WOHNEN ALTE LEUTE?

Ella Bergmann-Michel · Germany 1932 · documentary · 12 min photo © Deutsche Kinemathek Short Films 2: Experiments with Sound and Colour Shorts that demonstrate the develop­ ment of colour film in Germany. From hand colourisation and tinting, to two-colour films, to the competing colour systems of Gasparcolor and Ufacolor. Among them are films by sound pioneer Rudolf Pfenninger. FRI 23 FEB 17:00 CinemaxX 8 SAT 24 FEB 15:00 Zeughauskino ALLE KREISE ERFASST TOLIRAG Oskar Fischinger · Germany 1933/34 · promotional film · 3 min BARCAROLE · Hermann Diehl, Ferdinand Diehl · Germany 1932 · animation · 7 min FARBFILMVERSUCHE.

DEMO-FILM FÜR SIRIUS-FARBVERFAHREN Ludwig Horst, Hans Horst · Germany 1929 promotional film · 6 min PALMENZAUBER · Wolfgang Kaskeline · Germany 1933-34 · promotional film · 4 min PITSCH UND PATSCH · Rudolf Pfenninger Germany 1932 · animation · 11 min DER SIEGER Julius Pinschewer, Walther Ruttmann · Germany 1922 · promotional film · 3 min WASSERFREUDEN IM TIERPARK Germany 1931 · documentary 9 min DAS WUNDER Julius Pinschewer, Walther Ruttmann · Germany 1921 · promotional film · 3 min ZWEI FARBEN Wolfgang Kaskeline · Germany 1933 · promotional film · 3 min photo © Hans Richter Estate FILMSTUDIE FILM STUDY Hans Richter · Germany 1928 · experimental · 5 min INFLATION Hans Richter · Germany 1928 · experimental · 3 min Two moving pictures by Hans Richter, a pioneer of Germany’s absolute film movement, who applied modern art’s composition principles to film.

With their aesthetic abstraction and satirical exaggeration, they are prime examples of experimental filmmaking. TUE 20 FEB 15:00 CinemaxX 8 THU 22 FEB 17:00 Zeughauskino IN EINER KLEINEN KONDITOREI IN A SMALL CAFÉ Germany 1930 · promotional film · 2 min This witty commercial for a Dortmund boutique documents the beginnings of the consumer society in Germany. A woman arrives for a date with her husband in a small café terribly late. Because – she’s been shopping! MON 19 FEB 21:30 Zeughauskino WED 21 FEB 19:30 CinemaxX 8 MIT DER KAMERA DURCH ALT-BERLIN A CAMERA JOURNEY THROUGH OLD BERLIN Germany 1928 · documentary · 9 min This documentary finds traces of old Berlin in the modern city.

It juxtaposes drawings and engravings made about 1800 with 1928 reality and goes from the oldest places in the city to Berlin’s newest tourist attraction in 1928, the radio tower. MON 19 FEB 12:00 CinemaxX 8 TUE 20 FEB 17:00 Zeughauskino SAT 17 FEB 21:30 Arsenal 1 SUN 25 FEB 19:30 Zoo Palast 2 Berlinale Shorts Special Screening: Red Flags for Everyone photo © Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.

Berlinale Talents Market Screenings PROJECT LABS PRESENTATIONS: SHORT FILM STATION The Short Film Station 2018 invited ten filmmakers with strong concepts to explore the possibilities of the short form. The mentor programme enables its participants to further develop their projects and to gain insights into the latest industry developments. At the public presentation, film professionals can get to know the projects and meet with the filmmakers. For accredited Berlinale guests and industry professionals. Please register with: c.steiner@berlinale.de WED 21 FEB 11:00–13:00 Academie Lounge Köthener Strasse 44, 10963 Berlin Crossing Bridges: Reinventing Your Art Form Mischa Leinkauf in conversation with Maike Mia Höhne Mischa Leinkauf, Berlinale Talents alumnus 2007 and one half of media and installation artist duo Wermke/Leinkauf, discusses how he keeps his unruly street art aesthetic fresh and his art world beneficiaries thirsting for more.

WED 21 FEB 14:00–15:00 HAU Hebbel am Ufer - HAU2 Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin Screening Shorts: Before Yesterday Takes Over Not short on talent! This captivating collec- tion of films culled from Berlinale Shorts, Forum Expanded and Generation features alumni in various creative roles. Don‘t miss these films which are competing for Golden and Crystal Bears and the extended Q&A with the film­ makers following the screening. LE TIGRE DE TASMANIE The Tasmanian Tiger · 14 min · Vergine Keaton DIE SCHLÄFERIN The Sleeper · 17 min · Alex Gerbaulet ’ABL MA ’ANSA Before I forget · 27 min · Mariam Mekiwi DE NATURA 6 min · Lucile Hadžihalilović WHILE I YET LIVE 15 min · Maris Curran THU 22 FEB 14:00–16:00 HAU Hebbel am Ufer HAU1 Stresemannstr.

29, 10963 Berlin HESSEN TALENTS 2018 A selection of the best student films from the 2017 productions of 4 aca­ demies within the German State of Hessen - presented by the networking institution Hessen Film and Media Academy.

WED 21 FEB 11:00 CinemaxX 12 GERMAN SHORT FILMS CATALOGUE SELECTION 2018 The German Short Film Association presents a 60-minute compilation of selected German short films in various genres. WED 21 FEB 15:00 CinemaxX 11 >> Invitations for non-market badge holders will be provided upon entrance.

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

Music: Günter Buchwald GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018 GERMAN SHORTFILMS ATBERLINALE 2018 Come and visit the AG Kurzfilm - German Short Film Association and German Films. Pick up the catalogue GERMAN SHORT FILMS 2018 and the new DVD com­­ pilations at the European Film Market.

Martin-Gropius-Bau Ground Floor Stand No. 18 phone +49-30-2 06 03 34 17 www.german-films.de www.ag-kurzfilm.de SHORT.FILM.TOUR. 2018 THE GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD. IN CINEMAS. During their stopover at the Berlinale, the German Short Film Associ­ ation pre- sents a selection of the outstanding films nominated for or awarded the German Short Film Award in 2017. We are looking forward to some of the filmmakers being present for the screening. Individualised programs can be compiled from all thirteen partici­ pating films and booked for screenings in Germany or abroad. TUE 20 FEB 15:00 Hackesche Höfe Kinos (German without subtitles) Pick up your password for online preview or your copy of the preview DVD at the stand of the AG Kurzfilm at the European Film Market.

www.kurzfilmtournee.de /kurzfilmtour @kurz.film.tour Special Event The following films will be shown: SCHWARZE WELLE Mariola Brillowska · Germany 2016 · animation · 13 min THE LAST TAPE Cyprien Clément-Delmas, Igor Kosenko · Germany 2017 · documentary · 12 min BLIND AUDITION Andreas Kessler · Germany 2017 · fiction |18 min CIRCULAR INSCRIPTION Lukas Marxt · Germany, Austria 2016 · experimental · 7 min PIX Sophie Linnenbaum Germany 2017 · fiction · 9 min HASHTI TEHRAN (excerpts) Daniel Kötter · Germany, Iran 2016 · documentary · 7 min photo © Dore O.

ALASKA Dore O. · Germany 1968 · experimental · 18 min “A dream of myself, the consequences of the act with society”, as Dore O.

described her film. The soundtrack is composed of violin drone, blow dryer and fragments taken from the “Concord Sonata” by Charles Ives. photo © Ula Stöckl ANTIGONE Ula Stöckl · fiction · Germany 1964 · 9 min Antigone, classic drama of antiquity, carried to the extreme and boiled down to the essentials: The war is over and yet six individuals still meet their deaths. The question remains: How would today’s viewer have acted? A timeless question. additional screening: THU 22 FEB 21:30 Neues Off BERLINALE SHORTS GOES KIEZ photo © Deutsche Kinemathek FARBTEST ROTE FAHNE COLOUR TEST: THE RED FLAG Gerd Conradt · Germany 1968 · experimental documentary · 12 min A red flag is carried through the busy Berlin streets by a team of relay runners, to be raised ultimately on the balcony of the city hall building in Schöneberg, the seat of the govern- ment of West Berlin.

photo © Claudia von Alemann FUNDEVOGEL FOUNDLING-BIRD Claudia von Alemann · Germany 1967 · experimental · 22 min “Why didn’t you leave the twelve white flowers alone? Those were your brothers – now they’ve all turned into ravens.” (Brothers Grimm, The Twelve Brothers) “To remember in images means to abolish the censorship that thought expressed in words exerts a little bit.” (Claudia von Alemann) photo © Deutsche Kinemathek NA UND…? SO WHAT…? Marquard Bohm, Helmut Herbst ⋅ Germany 1966 ⋅ experimental ⋅ 33 min On the impossibility of going to work. photo © Christiane Gehner PROGRAMM­ HINWEISE PROGRAMME ADVICE Christiane Gehner · Germany 1970 · documentary · 10 min “An attempt to show the problems of the young women of her social class in relation to emancipation and to make them relevant for other young women.” (Hamburger Filmschau 1970) ROHFILM RAW FILM Birgit Hein, Wilhelm Hein · Germany 1968 · experimental · 20 min “It’s not about film as a carrier of extra-cinematic statements,” explained Birgit and Wilhelm Hein.

“In ROHFILM the familiar ‘film image’ is destroyed, and the film has the effect of a ‘visual bombardment’ of scraps, fragments, dirt and cutting remnants.” (Filmmuseum Munich) Retrospective “Weimar Cinema Revisited“ photo © Sünke Michel Short Films 1: Everyday Life Five short films about everyday life in the Weimar Republic – a social satire of street crime, as well as docu­ mentaries on modern archi- tecture, a summer idyll, an outdoor market in Berlin, and lastly urban scenes at Alexanderplatz. THU 22 FEB 17:00 CinemaxX 8 SAT 24 FEB 13:00 Zeughauskino ALEXANDERPLATZ ÜBERRUMPELT Peter Pewas · Germany 1932-34 · 8 min FISCHFANG IN DER RHÖN (AN DER SINN) Ella Bergmann-Michel · Germany 1932 · documentary · 11 min MARKT IN BERLIN Wilfried Basse · Germany 1929 · docu- mentary · 18 min POLIZEIBERICHT ÜBERFALL Ernö Metzner · Germany 1929 · 21 min WO WOHNEN ALTE LEUTE?

Ella Bergmann-Michel · Germany 1932 · documentary · 12 min photo © Deutsche Kinemathek Short Films 2: Experiments with Sound and Colour Shorts that demonstrate the develop­ ment of colour film in Germany. From hand colourisation and tinting, to two-colour films, to the competing colour systems of Gasparcolor and Ufacolor. Among them are films by sound pioneer Rudolf Pfenninger. FRI 23 FEB 17:00 CinemaxX 8 SAT 24 FEB 15:00 Zeughauskino ALLE KREISE ERFASST TOLIRAG Oskar Fischinger · Germany 1933/34 · promotional film · 3 min BARCAROLE · Hermann Diehl, Ferdinand Diehl · Germany 1932 · animation · 7 min FARBFILMVERSUCHE.

DEMO-FILM FÜR SIRIUS-FARBVERFAHREN Ludwig Horst, Hans Horst · Germany 1929 promotional film · 6 min PALMENZAUBER · Wolfgang Kaskeline · Germany 1933-34 · promotional film · 4 min PITSCH UND PATSCH · Rudolf Pfenninger Germany 1932 · animation · 11 min DER SIEGER Julius Pinschewer, Walther Ruttmann · Germany 1922 · promotional film · 3 min WASSERFREUDEN IM TIERPARK Germany 1931 · documentary 9 min DAS WUNDER Julius Pinschewer, Walther Ruttmann · Germany 1921 · promotional film · 3 min ZWEI FARBEN Wolfgang Kaskeline · Germany 1933 · promotional film · 3 min photo © Hans Richter Estate FILMSTUDIE FILM STUDY Hans Richter · Germany 1928 · experimental · 5 min INFLATION Hans Richter · Germany 1928 · experimental · 3 min Two moving pictures by Hans Richter, a pioneer of Germany’s absolute film movement, who applied modern art’s composition principles to film.

With their aesthetic abstraction and satirical exaggeration, they are prime examples of experimental filmmaking. TUE 20 FEB 15:00 CinemaxX 8 THU 22 FEB 17:00 Zeughauskino IN EINER KLEINEN KONDITOREI IN A SMALL CAFÉ Germany 1930 · promotional film · 2 min This witty commercial for a Dortmund boutique documents the beginnings of the consumer society in Germany. A woman arrives for a date with her husband in a small café terribly late. Because – she’s been shopping! MON 19 FEB 21:30 Zeughauskino WED 21 FEB 19:30 CinemaxX 8 MIT DER KAMERA DURCH ALT-BERLIN A CAMERA JOURNEY THROUGH OLD BERLIN Germany 1928 · documentary · 9 min This documentary finds traces of old Berlin in the modern city.

It juxtaposes drawings and engravings made about 1800 with 1928 reality and goes from the oldest places in the city to Berlin’s newest tourist attraction in 1928, the radio tower. MON 19 FEB 12:00 CinemaxX 8 TUE 20 FEB 17:00 Zeughauskino SAT 17 FEB 21:30 Arsenal 1 SUN 25 FEB 19:30 Zoo Palast 2 Berlinale Shorts Special Screening: Red Flags for Everyone photo © Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.

Berlinale Talents Market Screenings PROJECT LABS PRESENTATIONS: SHORT FILM STATION The Short Film Station 2018 invited ten filmmakers with strong concepts to explore the possibilities of the short form. The mentor programme enables its participants to further develop their projects and to gain insights into the latest industry developments. At the public presentation, film professionals can get to know the projects and meet with the filmmakers. For accredited Berlinale guests and industry professionals. Please register with: c.steiner@berlinale.de WED 21 FEB 11:00–13:00 Academie Lounge Köthener Strasse 44, 10963 Berlin Crossing Bridges: Reinventing Your Art Form Mischa Leinkauf in conversation with Maike Mia Höhne Mischa Leinkauf, Berlinale Talents alumnus 2007 and one half of media and installation artist duo Wermke/Leinkauf, discusses how he keeps his unruly street art aesthetic fresh and his art world beneficiaries thirsting for more.

WED 21 FEB 14:00–15:00 HAU Hebbel am Ufer - HAU2 Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin Screening Shorts: Before Yesterday Takes Over Not short on talent! This captivating collec- tion of films culled from Berlinale Shorts, Forum Expanded and Generation features alumni in various creative roles. Don‘t miss these films which are competing for Golden and Crystal Bears and the extended Q&A with the film­ makers following the screening. LE TIGRE DE TASMANIE The Tasmanian Tiger · 14 min · Vergine Keaton DIE SCHLÄFERIN The Sleeper · 17 min · Alex Gerbaulet ’ABL MA ’ANSA Before I forget · 27 min · Mariam Mekiwi DE NATURA 6 min · Lucile Hadžihalilović WHILE I YET LIVE 15 min · Maris Curran THU 22 FEB 14:00–16:00 HAU Hebbel am Ufer HAU1 Stresemannstr.

29, 10963 Berlin HESSEN TALENTS 2018 A selection of the best student films from the 2017 productions of 4 aca­ demies within the German State of Hessen - presented by the networking institution Hessen Film and Media Academy.

WED 21 FEB 11:00 CinemaxX 12 GERMAN SHORT FILMS CATALOGUE SELECTION 2018 The German Short Film Association presents a 60-minute compilation of selected German short films in various genres. WED 21 FEB 15:00 CinemaxX 11 >> Invitations for non-market badge holders will be provided upon entrance.

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018

Music: Günter Buchwald GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018 GERMAN SHORTFILMS ATBERLINALE 2018 Come and visit the AG Kurzfilm - German Short Film Association and German Films. Pick up the catalogue GERMAN SHORT FILMS 2018 and the new DVD com­­ pilations at the European Film Market.

Martin-Gropius-Bau Ground Floor Stand No. 18 phone +49-30-2 06 03 34 17 www.german-films.de www.ag-kurzfilm.de SHORT.FILM.TOUR. 2018 THE GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD. IN CINEMAS. During their stopover at the Berlinale, the German Short Film Associ­ ation pre- sents a selection of the outstanding films nominated for or awarded the German Short Film Award in 2017. We are looking forward to some of the filmmakers being present for the screening. Individualised programs can be compiled from all thirteen partici­ pating films and booked for screenings in Germany or abroad. TUE 20 FEB 15:00 Hackesche Höfe Kinos (German without subtitles) Pick up your password for online preview or your copy of the preview DVD at the stand of the AG Kurzfilm at the European Film Market.

www.kurzfilmtournee.de /kurzfilmtour @kurz.film.tour Special Event The following films will be shown: SCHWARZE WELLE Mariola Brillowska · Germany 2016 · animation · 13 min THE LAST TAPE Cyprien Clément-Delmas, Igor Kosenko · Germany 2017 · documentary · 12 min BLIND AUDITION Andreas Kessler · Germany 2017 · fiction |18 min CIRCULAR INSCRIPTION Lukas Marxt · Germany, Austria 2016 · experimental · 7 min PIX Sophie Linnenbaum Germany 2017 · fiction · 9 min HASHTI TEHRAN (excerpts) Daniel Kötter · Germany, Iran 2016 · documentary · 7 min photo © Dore O.

ALASKA Dore O. · Germany 1968 · experimental · 18 min “A dream of myself, the consequences of the act with society”, as Dore O.

described her film. The soundtrack is composed of violin drone, blow dryer and fragments taken from the “Concord Sonata” by Charles Ives. photo © Ula Stöckl ANTIGONE Ula Stöckl · fiction · Germany 1964 · 9 min Antigone, classic drama of antiquity, carried to the extreme and boiled down to the essentials: The war is over and yet six individuals still meet their deaths. The question remains: How would today’s viewer have acted? A timeless question. additional screening: THU 22 FEB 21:30 Neues Off BERLINALE SHORTS GOES KIEZ photo © Deutsche Kinemathek FARBTEST ROTE FAHNE COLOUR TEST: THE RED FLAG Gerd Conradt · Germany 1968 · experimental documentary · 12 min A red flag is carried through the busy Berlin streets by a team of relay runners, to be raised ultimately on the balcony of the city hall building in Schöneberg, the seat of the govern- ment of West Berlin.

photo © Claudia von Alemann FUNDEVOGEL FOUNDLING-BIRD Claudia von Alemann · Germany 1967 · experimental · 22 min “Why didn’t you leave the twelve white flowers alone? Those were your brothers – now they’ve all turned into ravens.” (Brothers Grimm, The Twelve Brothers) “To remember in images means to abolish the censorship that thought expressed in words exerts a little bit.” (Claudia von Alemann) photo © Deutsche Kinemathek NA UND…? SO WHAT…? Marquard Bohm, Helmut Herbst ⋅ Germany 1966 ⋅ experimental ⋅ 33 min On the impossibility of going to work. photo © Christiane Gehner PROGRAMM­ HINWEISE PROGRAMME ADVICE Christiane Gehner · Germany 1970 · documentary · 10 min “An attempt to show the problems of the young women of her social class in relation to emancipation and to make them relevant for other young women.” (Hamburger Filmschau 1970) ROHFILM RAW FILM Birgit Hein, Wilhelm Hein · Germany 1968 · experimental · 20 min “It’s not about film as a carrier of extra-cinematic statements,” explained Birgit and Wilhelm Hein.

“In ROHFILM the familiar ‘film image’ is destroyed, and the film has the effect of a ‘visual bombardment’ of scraps, fragments, dirt and cutting remnants.” (Filmmuseum Munich) Retrospective “Weimar Cinema Revisited“ photo © Sünke Michel Short Films 1: Everyday Life Five short films about everyday life in the Weimar Republic – a social satire of street crime, as well as docu­ mentaries on modern archi- tecture, a summer idyll, an outdoor market in Berlin, and lastly urban scenes at Alexanderplatz. THU 22 FEB 17:00 CinemaxX 8 SAT 24 FEB 13:00 Zeughauskino ALEXANDERPLATZ ÜBERRUMPELT Peter Pewas · Germany 1932-34 · 8 min FISCHFANG IN DER RHÖN (AN DER SINN) Ella Bergmann-Michel · Germany 1932 · documentary · 11 min MARKT IN BERLIN Wilfried Basse · Germany 1929 · docu- mentary · 18 min POLIZEIBERICHT ÜBERFALL Ernö Metzner · Germany 1929 · 21 min WO WOHNEN ALTE LEUTE?

Ella Bergmann-Michel · Germany 1932 · documentary · 12 min photo © Deutsche Kinemathek Short Films 2: Experiments with Sound and Colour Shorts that demonstrate the develop­ ment of colour film in Germany. From hand colourisation and tinting, to two-colour films, to the competing colour systems of Gasparcolor and Ufacolor. Among them are films by sound pioneer Rudolf Pfenninger. FRI 23 FEB 17:00 CinemaxX 8 SAT 24 FEB 15:00 Zeughauskino ALLE KREISE ERFASST TOLIRAG Oskar Fischinger · Germany 1933/34 · promotional film · 3 min BARCAROLE · Hermann Diehl, Ferdinand Diehl · Germany 1932 · animation · 7 min FARBFILMVERSUCHE.

DEMO-FILM FÜR SIRIUS-FARBVERFAHREN Ludwig Horst, Hans Horst · Germany 1929 promotional film · 6 min PALMENZAUBER · Wolfgang Kaskeline · Germany 1933-34 · promotional film · 4 min PITSCH UND PATSCH · Rudolf Pfenninger Germany 1932 · animation · 11 min DER SIEGER Julius Pinschewer, Walther Ruttmann · Germany 1922 · promotional film · 3 min WASSERFREUDEN IM TIERPARK Germany 1931 · documentary 9 min DAS WUNDER Julius Pinschewer, Walther Ruttmann · Germany 1921 · promotional film · 3 min ZWEI FARBEN Wolfgang Kaskeline · Germany 1933 · promotional film · 3 min photo © Hans Richter Estate FILMSTUDIE FILM STUDY Hans Richter · Germany 1928 · experimental · 5 min INFLATION Hans Richter · Germany 1928 · experimental · 3 min Two moving pictures by Hans Richter, a pioneer of Germany’s absolute film movement, who applied modern art’s composition principles to film.

With their aesthetic abstraction and satirical exaggeration, they are prime examples of experimental filmmaking. TUE 20 FEB 15:00 CinemaxX 8 THU 22 FEB 17:00 Zeughauskino IN EINER KLEINEN KONDITOREI IN A SMALL CAFÉ Germany 1930 · promotional film · 2 min This witty commercial for a Dortmund boutique documents the beginnings of the consumer society in Germany. A woman arrives for a date with her husband in a small café terribly late. Because – she’s been shopping! MON 19 FEB 21:30 Zeughauskino WED 21 FEB 19:30 CinemaxX 8 MIT DER KAMERA DURCH ALT-BERLIN A CAMERA JOURNEY THROUGH OLD BERLIN Germany 1928 · documentary · 9 min This documentary finds traces of old Berlin in the modern city.

It juxtaposes drawings and engravings made about 1800 with 1928 reality and goes from the oldest places in the city to Berlin’s newest tourist attraction in 1928, the radio tower. MON 19 FEB 12:00 CinemaxX 8 TUE 20 FEB 17:00 Zeughauskino SAT 17 FEB 21:30 Arsenal 1 SUN 25 FEB 19:30 Zoo Palast 2 Berlinale Shorts Special Screening: Red Flags for Everyone photo © Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.

Berlinale Talents Market Screenings PROJECT LABS PRESENTATIONS: SHORT FILM STATION The Short Film Station 2018 invited ten filmmakers with strong concepts to explore the possibilities of the short form. The mentor programme enables its participants to further develop their projects and to gain insights into the latest industry developments. At the public presentation, film professionals can get to know the projects and meet with the filmmakers. For accredited Berlinale guests and industry professionals. Please register with: c.steiner@berlinale.de WED 21 FEB 11:00–13:00 Academie Lounge Köthener Strasse 44, 10963 Berlin Crossing Bridges: Reinventing Your Art Form Mischa Leinkauf in conversation with Maike Mia Höhne Mischa Leinkauf, Berlinale Talents alumnus 2007 and one half of media and installation artist duo Wermke/Leinkauf, discusses how he keeps his unruly street art aesthetic fresh and his art world beneficiaries thirsting for more.

WED 21 FEB 14:00–15:00 HAU Hebbel am Ufer - HAU2 Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin Screening Shorts: Before Yesterday Takes Over Not short on talent! This captivating collec- tion of films culled from Berlinale Shorts, Forum Expanded and Generation features alumni in various creative roles. Don‘t miss these films which are competing for Golden and Crystal Bears and the extended Q&A with the film­ makers following the screening. LE TIGRE DE TASMANIE The Tasmanian Tiger · 14 min · Vergine Keaton DIE SCHLÄFERIN The Sleeper · 17 min · Alex Gerbaulet ’ABL MA ’ANSA Before I forget · 27 min · Mariam Mekiwi DE NATURA 6 min · Lucile Hadžihalilović WHILE I YET LIVE 15 min · Maris Curran THU 22 FEB 14:00–16:00 HAU Hebbel am Ufer HAU1 Stresemannstr.

29, 10963 Berlin HESSEN TALENTS 2018 A selection of the best student films from the 2017 productions of 4 aca­ demies within the German State of Hessen - presented by the networking institution Hessen Film and Media Academy.

WED 21 FEB 11:00 CinemaxX 12 GERMAN SHORT FILMS CATALOGUE SELECTION 2018 The German Short Film Association presents a 60-minute compilation of selected German short films in various genres. WED 21 FEB 15:00 CinemaxX 11 >> Invitations for non-market badge holders will be provided upon entrance.

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018 GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT BERLINALE 2018