Caligari: 24. 04. / 10 p.m.
Followed by the award ceremony of the students’ competition
BADINERIE / XAEAHEPA
BULGARIA 2003 / D: Dragomir Sholev / 5 MIN / W/O DIAL.
Ringing mobile-phones make the conductor of a symphony orchestra lose
his timing. Animation.
BULGARIA 2003 / D: Assia Kovanova, Ivan Stoyanovich / 4 MIN / W/O DIAL.
In a dream, a young man loses the ability to tell reality from fantasy.
Film with computer animation.
DUET / DUETT
GERMANY 2002 / D: Karsten Wiesel / 2 MIN / W/O DIAL.
In their daily routine, two people compliment each other perfectly. Pencil
GERMANY 2003 / D: Victor Orozco / 5 MIN / W/O DIAL.
From cow to mouse – in this computer animation they all have to
live with a square head.
SYSTEM-ERROR / FEHLERHAFTES EXEMPLAR
GERMANY 2002 / D: Till Rickert, Tammo Winkler / 7 MIN / W/O DIAL.
An artificial protagonist becomes a system-error and breaks through his
regular evolutionary cycle. Clay animation.
OUT OF FOCUS / -3 DIOPTRIEN
GERMANY 2002 / D: Susanne Schweizer / 3 MIN / W/O DIAL.
In this animated collage, an optometrist underestimates three picture-perfect
GERMANY 2004 / D: Ebru Karaca / 2 MIN / W/O DIAL.
In this mixture of film and computer animation, a self-multiplication
WATER ON MARS
GERMANY 2003 / D: Horst Da Luz / 1 MIN / W/O DIAL.
The first Mars landing – will American astronauts find water on
the red planet? Computer animation.
MY FIRST MILLION
GERMANY 2003 / D: Uwe Neitzel / 4 MIN / ENG. OV
Short multimillionaire Dr. One sings about his life and how he came to
amass such fortunes: he read people’s minds. Animation.
NOVA GROTESQUE – BURNING BEAUTIES
GERMANY 2003/04 / D: Stefanie Katja Ernst / 6 MIN / ENG. OV
Miss Death and Mr. Manson in a music-video about love, fame, money and
GERMANY 2003 / D: Sabine Rollnik, Eva Kietzmann / 4 MIN / ENG. OV
Trashy music-video about a belly dancer’s love to the small macho-man
Habibi. Puppet-film based on the song by Angie Reed.
180° – A RECIPE FOR LOVE / 180°
– DIE LIEBE KENNT VIELE REZEPTE
GERMANY 2003 / D: Anne Walther / 7 MIN / OV, ENG. ST
A glass of flour falls in love with a red-wine decanter. A glass of cocoa
and a cookbook also play a part in this animated kitchen-story.
EUREKA / HEUREKA
GERMANY 2003 / D: Michael Meier / 4 MIN / ENG. OV
Lots of unsolved problems and unanswered questions get under your skin.
SQUID: WONDERS OF THE DEEP SEA / TINTENFISCHE:
WUNDER DER TIEFSEE
GERMANY 2003 / D: Frauke Striegnitz / 6 MIN / ENG. V
This puppet film observes octopuses during mating-season. Male squids
compete for the attention of a much-desired female.
BUTTERFLIES IN MY STOMACH / SCHMETTERLINGE IM
GERMANY 2002/03 / D: Jan-Peter Meier / 6 MIN / W/O DIAL.
A frog searches for love, but has to find out that one cannot decide one’s
own fortune. Animated.
ABSOLUT PICTURES PRESENTS:
GREAT BRITAIN / USA / INDIA 2003 / D.: Ivan Zacharias / 12 MIN / IND.
OV., ENG ST
As long as the voting cards are counted, goEast will show MULIT, the newest
of five short feature films which have been directed by international
directors such as Spike Lee and Sam Raimi for Absolut. The Bollywood-style
musical takes place in the seventies’ Bombay telling an exciting
story about forbidden love, betrayal, jealousy and the outstanding “mullet”-hairstyle.
The film by the 30-year-old czech director, graduate of the renowned Film
University in Prague FAMU was awarded by the Association of Independent
Commercial Producers (AICP) in 2003 and is part of the film collection
of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Ivan Zacharias will be present.