Next Generation Short Tiger

Runtime: 92 min.
Age: 18+
The short film program NEXT GENERATION was created by German Films in 1998 to introduce young talents from Germany to international audiences. Selected from film school submissions by an independent jury, the program premieres within the framework of the Cannes Film Festival and is then presented worldwide at Festivals of German Films and is also available for screenings at international film festivals. Since 2011, German Films has cooperated with the German Federal Film Board (FFA) to present the nominees of their annual SHORT TIGER Award as part of the program, now called NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER.

Апокалипсис авиалинии
Apocalypse Airlines

Year: 2019
Country: Germany
Director: Franziska Unger, Camille Tricaud
Cast: Pauline Stumpf, Christina Unger, Tobias Göppel, Niels Behrendt, Annelie Boros, Lena Liegel, André Laemmer
Genre: short, animation
Язык: English
Runtime: 3 min.
APOCALYPSE AIRLINES is a fake commercial for a fictive airline that confronts us with our own contradictions: Everyone wants to travel, discover the world, be free, consume, although we all know the environmental consequences of air travel. Are we ready to make compromises in order to live with full responsibility? Should it be an individual or a political decision?

Аскона
Ascona

Year: 2019
Country: Germany
Director: Julius Dommer
Genre: short, documentary
Язык: German
Runtime: 15 min.
ASCONA shows a place that seems to have fallen out of time, that has not changed since the 1950s but still exists. A miniature golf course becomes a social analysis analogy. ASCONA shows protagonists who, with dry humour, describe the beginnings and difficulties of the course and the sport - between leisure and professional sport. Reflecting the conservatism of the 1950s, ASCONA features a cross-section of society.

Печенье счастья
Glück im Keks (Fortune Cookie)

Year: 2019
Director: Nina Weilbächer
Genre: short, animation
Язык: German
Runtime: 3 min.
The story of a fortune cookie, who breaks his head in search of his inner happiness.

Гравитация
Gravedad

Year: 2019
Country: Germany, Bolivia
Director: Matisse Gonzales
Genre: animation, short
Язык: Spanish
Runtime: 10 min.
Age: 16+
Gravedad is a film about a tiny town where gravity changes constantly. Being pulled up and down by the light and the heavy days, Rosa has to find something to grab on to. She has to find balance.

В тростниках
In den Binsen (Rushes)

Year: 2019
Director: Clara Zoe My-Linh von Arnim
Cast: Til Schindler, Cristin König, Harald Geil
Genre: short
Язык: German
Runtime: 6 min.
Early morning in the Bavarian woods. Christoph, suffering from a severe hang-over, sits next to his mother on a high seat. While she is aiming at a deer, Christoph tries to make up his mind. He’s had the plan to come out to her, but this really doesn’t seem like the best time. He checks his breath, screws up his courage and tries to tell her – simultaneously she fires a shot. Everything goes wrong and if that wasn’t enough, his boyfriend is about to arrive.

Дикий Запад в сжатом виде
Wild West Compressed

Year: 2019
Director: Christian Kaufmann
Genre: short, animation
Язык:
Runtime: 2 min.
The Wild West! Cowboys galloping through vast landscapes, yearning gazes into the distance, huge egos dueling to the blood – of course it needs the wide screen! But what if the Western were to move with the times and expect the same acting of cowboys in the new “Mobilescope” format?

Трасса 8
Interstate 8

Year: 2019
Director: Anne Thieme
Cast: Stephanie Amarell, Isabela Rengifo, Jacobi Howard, Drew Matthews, Luke Lowder, Jasper Keen, Sam Sherman
Genre: short
Язык: English
Runtime: 14 min.
In the southern United States, two young women meet by chance in the back of a police car and, without saying a word, experience the injustice hovering above them.

Красота
The Beauty

Year: 2019
Country: Germany
Director: Pascal Schelbli
Genre: short, animation
Язык: English
Runtime: 3 min.
THE BEAUTY is a poetic journey through a fascinating underwater world, where plastic and nature become one. For just one moment our concerns and feelings of guilt dissolve between eerily beautiful coral reefs and the mysterious depths of the ocean.

Там, где мы раньше купались
Where We Used To Swim

Year: 2019
Director: Daniel Asadi Faezi
Genre: short, documentary
Язык:
Runtime: 7 min.
Lake Urmia in Northern Iran was once the largest lake in the Middle East. But human influence set its course, and brought upon a devastating drought that the lake could not withstand. Today, just 5% of the original lake remains. The majority of the land is now barren and covered by salt. Lake Urmia’s ruin has become a political symbol all over the country. This cinematic essay observes the places of present and past and weaves a new narration with fragments of identity and memory.

Потерянное обручальное кольцо
Lost Wedding Ring

Year: 2020
Director: Elisabeth Jakobi
Genre: short, animation
Язык:
Runtime: 4 min.
A tourist travelling to Tehran for an operation loses her wedding ring. While her husband occupies himself with his hobbies and the staff members search the hotel, she finally finds the peace she was looking for.

Суметь заплакать
Und Weinen Können (5 Ways To Cry)

Year: 2019
Director: Michael Fetter Nathansky
Cast: Walid Al-Atiyat, Ugur Ekeroglu, Firat Zafer, Jonathan Saal
Genre: short
Язык: German
Runtime: 12 min.
Tolga is confused. His girlfriend has left him, but he feels no sense of sadness. He wants to change that. So he asks his best friend Burak, a guy with a kebab place and lots of imagination, what could make him cry. Burak, an expert in emotions, or at least in showing off emotions, offers him various techniques. But the more he tries, the more Tolga begins to question his own friendship. Up to the point when Burak asks him a very serious question…

Пожар
Brand (Ablaze)

Year: 2019
Director: Jan Koester, Alexander Lahl
Genre: short, documentary
Язык: German
Runtime: 5 min.
When the mayor of a small village decides to welcome some forty refugees, a wave of hatred befalls him and his family.

Revolvo
Revolvo

Year: 2019
Director: Francy Fabritz
Cast: Eva Medusa Gühne, Helga Seebacher, Sigrid Grajek, Paul Frielinghaus
Genre: short
Язык: German
Runtime: 8 min.
Two women kidnap a dubious right-wing politician by elegantly stealing his car. What seems like a supposedly harmless ride soon turns into a plan of revenge.