June Thu, 2nd – Sat, 4th
7 – 11 p.m.
Whether narrative, experimental, documentary or animation, all graduation and debut works presented by new talents distinguish themselves by their extra- ordinary views of the exterior which opens a path into our innermost. To bolster this effect, new talents in this year has its own film parcours with unusual screening formats in salesrooms, bars, pubs, and under- ground garages.
"The search for happiness is essential. There is failure in play and longing and a smell from childhood which has been robbed of its romanticism.“
Prof. Jens Gussek
A shanty town in the Roma quarter. 10-year old Valentina invites us to her family. A movie as full of life as its straying heroine.
Director: Zuniel Kim (Kunsthochschule Kassel, 2015)
Documentary, 2015, 15 min.
Against deadlock, in long and quiet running settings we learn about the life story of the Ethiopian marathon runner Ybekal Daniel Berye in an internal monologue.
Don’t fence me in
Director: Ann Sophie Lindström (University of applied science and art
Documentary, 2015, 9 min.
The film shows a way of tradition surviving industrialisation with the example of the interface of horse owners and the “cowboy-community” with American youth culture.
VIII | Lungengasse 22 // 7 and 10 p.m.
Das Satanische Dickicht 1+2
Director: Willy Hans (Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg, 2016)
Short Film, 2014, 2 x 30 min.
With nebular-cool visual imagery and sparse dialogue the film displays the everyday of provincial dreariness with an underscore of undefinable disaster.
X | Kunsthaus Rhenania // Continous presentation during the media arts parcour
Director: Camilo Colmenares (KHM, 2014)
Experimental Film, 2016, 6 min. 30 sec.
The abstract animation, which is laser-engraved onto 35mm black lead film, is based on the indigenous cultures of the Quimbaya and Tairona.
XI | VIDEONALE at Kunstmuseum Bonn // Continous presentation during the media arts parcour
In cooperation with Videonale Bonn & ￼Kunstmuseum Bonn
Director: Miriam Gossing and Lina Sieckmann (KHM, 2016)
Experimental Film, 2015, 10 min.
Where kitsch and promise come together, the film examines the economization of the desire of “love” and their commercialized lifestyle.