Rebels (Shorts)

Rebels (Shorts)

9 International Short Films | 86min
Guests: Rosie Jones, Benjamin Hujawa, Rupert Jörg

It’s time for revolution! Turn Christmas upside down. Wreck the festivities, break traditions, open your mouth, be naughty. This year on the wish list: System crash. Roll up your sleeves now: The reward might be even change.

Saturday, 21.12. | 20:00 Uhr

Widerstand / Resistance

Benjamin Hujawa | Comedy | 3min | Germany 2019 | OmeU
A family discussion on Christmas can only be brought to an end by extreme measures.

Joyeux Noël

Haley Webb | Tragicomedy | 11min | USA 2018 | OmeU | German Premiere
During the first holiday season after her beloved father’s passing, a young woman attempts to recreate their traditions with his cremated remains.

Ich fühl mich Berliner / This Jelly Doughnut Feeling

Sebastian Spangenberg | Comedy | 19min | Germany 2019 | OmeU
The shy and dreamy cartoonist Anna is confronted with a cheeky, high-tech smart speaker which wants to help her wake up and take her life into her own hands.

The URSAL Nightmares

Guilherme Teresani | Animation | 3min | Brasil 2019 | OmeU
A journey on the world duality present in all social spheres, that makes our coexistence somewhat sensitive and chaotic.

Killing Christmas

Trudy Bellinger | Comedy | 13min | USA 2019 | OV | European Premiere
Deciding to opt out of the season of goodwill altogether, Holly abandons her family and all the forced merriment on Christmas Eve and instead gets a strange encounter with a security guard and a cosmic festive gift.

A Tinsel Township Christmas Tale

Marion Wilson | Animation | 4min | South Africa 2018 | OV
Hobbs is a poor man, he tells his daugther how he got the presents for her and the township. He had to steal from the rich in order to give it back to the poor.

The Christmas Bull

Rosie Jones | Comedy, Mystery | 10min | UK 2018 | OV | German Premiere
A young lad gets his retribution for bad behavior.

Cadoul de Craciun / The Christmas Gift

Bogdan Muresanu | Drama | 23min | Romania, Spain 2018 | OmeU
The letter to Santa Claus could have fatal consequences, because the son wishes in the name of his father that the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu dies.

This was a crazy year

Rupert Jörg | Experimental Film | 1min | Germany 2019 | engl. OV
A time-lapse journey through the world of news: the controversial topics and banalities of the past year merge into an absurd conglomeration. Hate speech and poetry are in an eternal and unpredictable interplay.