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Retrospective — 2018

This year's hike leads to Reudnitz. People gather among trees at Alfred Frank Square. Friends. Colleagues. Strangers. It is the first hike for many of them. In the dark the path leads underneath cobblestone pavement. After a long walk, the destination is an old customs office. In the backyard on heaps of debris, surrounded by garage doors we are blocking the exit unintentionally. The driver is being bribed with chocolate. He is now an transient part of the audience. A long way leads through Lene Voigt Park. Questions arise at this place, which is still alive so late. Did we miss anything? What's this all about? Films. We're visiting a brewery. There's no Sternburger beer here. We're just neighbors in a large community garden next door. Huge beer tanks arrange in the distance as an unusual stage. The audience is shrinking. We're still walking. At an intersection we meet disbelieving glances out of one of the last trams at night. Our route ends. Surrounded by gardens in the middle of a wonderful allotments. Chilly.

Mirroring

00:04:24
Atiye Noreen Lax

Two parallels meet in the Infinite like the purity of our reflection.

Leuna

00:11:20
Emerson Culurgioni, Jonas Matauschek

Until the break-up of socialism, more than 30.000 people were employed, in Leuna, a central location for chemical production in germany. Today there are only 7.000 left. This emptiness, reinforced by structural weakness in the region, is the starting point of the film. In between modernization and automatization of industrial production, humans are more and more reduced to monitoring functions. The physical work is replaced by testing and monitoring. The film adopts this principle and investigates the views and opinions of its main characters over the course of a day.

Skippings

00:01:21
Stefan Möckel

A road, much used.

Lustig & Heiter

00:00:49
Stefan Möckel

Found footage, New Year’s Eve 1974/75. Three couples are funny and cheerful.

Wrestling With Pig

00:14:47
Shayan Fasihzadeh

"Something is wrenching my heart. Something like... A man full of hatred pushing his boot in on my face to make it bloodier. Bloodier... bloodier... Till it gets bruised... Till whiteness... Till death." .A film about an anarchist girl who is developing a dream world in her mind. A story that crosses the borders between reality and hallucination. From a young director who was born in 1999. This is his 2nd experience of making a short film.

Valentin

00:11:20
Olga Kosanovic

"I don’t like the concept behind it anyway. I could do it like that myself". A brother to his older sister. A portrait of the generation 2000, the millenials, about family pressures, being fifteen, money and world domination. A portrait of Valentin.

Chiraa Khoor

00:03:26
Elizabeth Foster

To lose yourself in the abstraction of noise and colour - the body is becoming rhythm and sound.

The Spider

00:08:33
Vincent Mayos

Lost in between nightmare and awakening, or discovering hidden aspects of the own self, a young woman is pursued by a strange creature.

Manipulation

00:03:36
Seungkyu Jung

The term "Trostfrau" ("comfort woman") is an euphemism. It describes girls and women that have been forced to prostitution by the Japanese army in World War II. One photo is the base for a manual collage of different pictures. It wants to show the manipulation of history or the memory of it. The original photo is only visible by having a closer look.

Der Pornopionier von Lindenau

00:10:57
Leonore Kasper, Marlen Riedel

"I need those working people, the ones in overalls, the ones wearing a tie they bought in the department store - these are the people I make money with. Today... it is not as it has been before." Everyone knew about the porn store at the Lindenauer Market with its yellow neon advertising signs on the out-side of the wall. The film is a portrait of its owner, the "Porn Pioneer" of Lindenau, right before the closure of his shop.

Plein Été

00:05:50
Josselin Facon

A troubling moment in the balminess of a summer in the countryside. While gardening, a young man sees his mother as a woman for the first time.

Migração/Migration

00:08:30
Cassiana der Haroutiounian

A being made of mirrors awakens. Small in the infinite landscape, the being begins its journey, the only one of its life.

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Booklet

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Thanks to

Schreberverein Ostvorstadt e.V.
Junghans und Kollosche (altes Zollamt)
Sternburg Brauerei
Immobilien Daffner
Hausprojekt Wurzner Straße
Leonard Erlbruch fürs Fahrrad
Arnold und Patrick für Getränke
Markus für kulinarische Verpflegung
allen HelferInnen während der Wanderung
Marian Reinig für das Logo

Contributors

Johanna Penzlin
Kevin Esion
Lucas Riedel
Winona Pawelzik
Ronny Kind
Christina Droll
Thea Meyer
Tabea Köbler
Mariann Weißhuhn
Klara Börnert

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