PENTHESILEA (2018)

Drama (30min)

The transsexual Puerto Rican midwife Penthesilea and the French baggage handler Latif discover the hope for love in each other but have to free themselves first. Latif, who dreams of becoming a pilot, needs to leave his old life behind him. Penthesilea is a lone wolf and has issues trusting Latif. Eventually, Penthesilea feels betrayed and reacts as she is used to: violently.

Director: Maximilian Villwock
Co-Authors: Isabella Oliveira Parise Kröger & Maximilian Villwock
Dop: Cedric Retzmann
Cast: Charlotte L. Velilla Nuñez, Souleymane Sylla, Burak Yigit, Livia Matthes
Producer: Fridolin Lehmann
Production: Filmuniversität Konrad Wolf in Kooperation mit 3sat
Festivals/Awards: Int. Hofer Filmtage 2018, 20. Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival, nominated for the Studio Hamburg newcomer prize for best short film in 2019
TV-Broadcast: Samstag, 3. November 2018, 22.30 Uhr, 3sat

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BEING YOU (2018)

Sci-Fi Drama (14min)

Alexander, a middle-aged white man, seeks to cure his identity crisis. Through virtual reality he enters a space where he is faced with his masculinity and perception of the female. Due to the virtual reality machine he switches his whole perspective. This experimental short film takes the spectator on an audio visual journey questioning our gender based identities.

Director: Jasmine Alakari
Co-Authors: Isabella Oliveira Parise Kröger, Jasmine Alakari
Producer: Jana Kreissl
Dop: Konstantin Kann
Cast: Bernhard Schir, Jasmine Alakari, Leilani Franco
Production: DFFB
Festivals: 2. Preis beim Randfilmfest Kassel, 32. Internationales Filmfestival Braunschweig

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TOM SCHÄFER (2017)

Black Comedy (17min)

Tom Schäfer works at a public library. There, he is excluded by his colleagues and misunder-stands their opportunism. Instead, he feels empathy and compassion for them. One day in the life of a nice guy.

Director: Gerald Sommerauer
Screenwriter: Isabella Oliveira Parise Kröger
Producer: Clara Gerst
Dop: Jaspar Techl
Cast: Matthi Faust, Stefan Ostertag, Sabrina Tannen, Lilli Meinhardt , Paul Schaeffer, Andreas Merker, Esther Maria Hilsemer, Susanne Szell
Production: DFFB
Festivals: Achtung Berlin Festival, 47. Lubuskie Filmsommer Polen, Visionär Film Festival

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LUI (2018)

Drama (22min)

Lui is fifteen. After a night of partying she is informed that her mother has tried to commit suicide. She visits her.

Director: Janin Halisch
Screenwriter: Isabella Oliveira Parise Kröger
Dop: Carmen Treichl
Cast: Mercedes Müller, Idil Üner, Amelie Henning, Enno Trebs, Sabrina Tannen, Peter Schneider, Johannes Gäde
Producer: Clara Gers
Production: Gerst&Halisch Production in Kooperation mit der DFFB
Festivals: Internationale Hofer Filmtage, Linz International Short Film Festival, Achtung Berlin Festival

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