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Short Export 2018

Short Export 2018

In its 13th edition, six short films have been selected for the program, ranging from bizarre and exciting to warm-hearted and hilarious stories, featuring fiction, documentary and animated films. SHORT EXPORT 2018 presents a vast artistic and stylistic variety of the German short film scene. 

18+ (exemption)

Island

Island

Animation

Listen for the musical sounds of an island, as its exotic creatures come out of hiding.

2017 | 3 min | Germany
Director
Robert Löbel, Max Mörtl
SOG

SOG

Animation

After a flood, fish who have become stuck in the branches of trees cry for help but the nearby inhabitants are less than happy about this unintended gathering.

2017 | 10 min | Germany
Director
Jonatan Schwenk
Snack bar

Snack Bar

Imbiss
Documentary

The documentary IMBISS tells the story of a Greek family who run a thriving snack bar on the Greek island of Lesbos. Their only customers are refugees who have just arrived from the war-torn areas of the Middle-East.

2016 | 13 min | Germany
Director
Christoph Eder, Jonas Eisenschmidt
Gabi

Gabi

Fiction

Gabi is a floor tiler. Marco is her trainee. Lately, Marco has been rehearsing with Gabi how to split up with his girlfriend. Gabi adapts his game to her own life and finds a way to fight against her inner emptiness.

2017 | 30 min | Germany
Director
Michael Fetter Nathansky
Depth of Field

Depth of field

Tiefenschärfe
Experimental Documentary

With its image axis repeatedly tilting and tipping out of frame, Depth of Field examines three places in the German city of Nuremberg which are haunted by the memory of the racist murders committed there by the NSU far-right terrorist group between 2000 and 2005.

2017 | 14 min | Germany
Director
Mareike Bernien, Alexandra Gerbaulet
The Satanic Thicket - Three

The Satanic Thicket - Three

Das Satanische Dickicht - Drei
Experimental Fiction

The first day of the holidays at the campsite. Mimi wants to make friends with the other children, Karl wants to go swimming with the crocodile, Dad’s hungry and Mum left the sandwiches on the kitchen table. All of a sudden, the caretaker’s little rabbit Fernando goes missing. Not until the medieval tourists arrive does a sense of order return. One thing is for sure: the world is in turmoil.

2017 | 22 min | Germany
Director
Willy Hans
18+ (exemption)