Dinner is served (Shorts)
10 International Short Films | 89min
Guests: Cosmea Spelleken, Enrico Iannaccone
The most exciting stories happen in the kitchen. That’s why we serve a colorful buffet of cinematic delicacies. From finely seasoned to hot and spicy, everything is offered what a decent Christmas menu needs: vegetables, fish, meat, coffee, cakes and cookies. Come, sit at the table and enjoy the meal.
Sunday, 23.12. | 18:00 Uhr
Self-Portrait with Mother (Eucharist)
Gray Swartzel | Experimental Film | 3min | USA 2018 | OV | German Premiere
Mother and son facing each other on a long festive Christmas table eating dinner and smoking. They invent and reinterpret the factual and fabricated happenings of their collective life.
Le Lapin de Noël / The Christmas Rabbit
Christophe Lopez-Huici | Animation | 11min | France, UK 2018 | OmeU
On Christmas eve, an old lady finds her beloved cat dead. All day long, she’ll try to find him a fitting final resting place but will remain unsuccessful until an option she hadn’t considered comes her way.
Honigkuchen / Honey Cake
Cosmea Spelleken | Drama | 11min | Germany 2018 | OV
Elli, a jung student is on her way to the Christmas dinner with her family. She hopes to find some classic, cozy and traditional feelings, but has to realize, that she and her family have nothing in common after all.
A Nuttata / The long Night
Enrico Iannaccone | Documentary | 6min | Italy 2018 | OV | German Premiere
In the night between December 23 and 24, the city of Naples lives chaotic hours and the fishmongers work for two days straight to sell their catch.
Frank Ychou | Comedy | 7min | France 2017 | OV
Sisters are sinners like others.
Leah Shore | Animation | 1min | USA, Canada 2015 | OV
The natural reaction to allspice flavored cookies.
Fairouz M’Silti | Drama, Comedy | 22min | France 2015 | OmeU | German Premiere
Mawena is a manager at the Café Cozy and her best friend Alex works there too, but she doesn’t care. The two newbies need to be trained, but there is only Alex to do it. What’s the worst that could happen?
Jonty Toosey / AKQA | Experimental Film | 2min | UK 2008 | OV | German Premiere
A twist on the well-known festive tune ‘Jingle Bells’ with the aid of 49 microwaves.
Masiranje šunke / The Ham Message
David Jovanović | Drama | 14min | Serbia 2018 | OmeU | German Premiere
A son is coming home for his father’s birthday, intending to prepare some great dinner ala chef Ramsay, but there is his mother with her hurt feelings.
A Christmas Story
Andrei Olănescu | Documentary | 13min | Romania 2018 | OmeU | German Premiere
Thousands of Christmas fairs are everywhere around our town: Bright colours, grinning faces, happy families and plenty of carols everywhere. A portrait of Romanian customs.