In the End – Shorts 2021
Saturday, 10/23, 3:15 PM
Director: Kyung Hoon “Steven” Lee, OBS, Narrative, USA, 3 mins.
Showcasing day-to-day fashion, different from up to 2019.
Director: Szöllősi Anna, Animation, Hungary, 10 mins.
‘Helfer’ is about a young woman who is struggling with anxiety and recurring nightmares that she wants to end. She seeks out a helper, who offers an alternative solution, but in the process she must confront her greatest fears. The film details their relationship in a surreal world through symbolic events.
Director: Helen Warner, Experimental, Ireland, 13 mins.
An experimental short film that explores the theme of female rivalry within the patriarchal arena. Trapped in a vicious circle fulled by envy and jealousy, a theatre understudy transcends and finally confronts the real source of her dark emotions.
Director: Vince D’Anell, Experimental, USA, 28 mins.
An Experimental short film that follows a Black man around for a day, as he finds out that two different lives doesn’t lead to two different experiences.
Queen for a Day
Director: Inna Knaus, Documentary, Germany, 18 mins.
Going towards her final exam Inna, a film student, realizes, that she has a creative block and doesn’t have a film to present to her professors Wim Wenders and Pepe Danquart. She reflects on her life and her studying years and comes up with a plan to somehow pass the exam.
Director: Thomas Renckens, Documentary, UK, 33 mins.
What if you’re addicted to your own fantasy? THE DAYDREAMERS takes a closer look at Maladaptive Daydreaming, a psychological condition discovered by professor Eli Somer. Protagonists Agatha and Jessica meet Somer on-camera, providing a moving testimony of their experience living a life cut off from reality.