Maria, Maria, Maria (Shorts)

Maria, Maria, Maria (Shorts)

3 International Short Films | 75min

Myrrh, frankincense and gold. Everyone knows the Nativity Story. Mary, Joseph, Jesus, the crib and the star of Bethlehem. These 3 short films reinterpret the classic in a completely new way: From suspicious neighbours, to the immaculate conception of a lesbian couple, to the space exploration of the 60s. Wonders never cease.

Saturday, 22.12. | 16:00 Uhr

En la frontera / On the border

Arturo M. Merelo | Drama | 7min | Mexico 2018 | OmeU
In a setting surrounded by constant news of violence, catastrophes and organized crime, good will and fear oppose each other when a woman watches her neighbours suspecting they are into some kind of trouble.

Le Fruit de nos entrailles / The Fruit of Our Womb

Laurie Mannessier | Comedy | 30min | Canada 2017 | OmeU
Andrea is lesbian and never had sex with a man. One day, she gets pregnant. What if it’s a miracle?


Salomon Ligthelm, Dan DiFelice | Drama, Sci-Fi | 38min | USA 2014 | OV
Set against the space-race canvas of the 1960’s and inspired by the traditional Christmas Nativity this tale explores, through a modern-day lens, the events of two-thousand years ago. It is a story about relationships that intertwine around an unprecedented astronomical event, as a couple navigate life’s realities at a time of unfathomable significance.