Kurzfilmtournee 2017

THE CINEMA TOUR
GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD

Short Films are exciting, innovative, entertaining and full of surprises. The German Short Film Award is the most important award, endowed with the highest amount of money given to short films in Germany. It has been awarded since 1956 to outstanding short film productions. Since 1998 the nominees and award winners are touring German cinemas every year. On this website you cann find out all about the cinema tour - films, trailer, tour dates…

Kinotournee feiert zum 10. Mal Premiere in Saarbrücken

08. Januar 2018
The SHORT.FILM.TOUR. 2018 has an anniversary to celebrate this year – for the 10th time our premiere will take place at the FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS! Once again we present a splendid selection of the short film which were given the German Short Film Award last autumn. We are looking forward to our guests, directors Sophie Linnenbaum (PIX), Juliane Ebner (A STRETCH OF LAND) as well as Oliver Adam Kusio (ELA – SKETCHES ON A DEPARTURE). The event will take place on 24 January 2018 at 9 pm in the cinema Camera Zwo in Saarbruecken.

films

PIX

Sophie Linnenbaum
Germany | 2017 | Fiction | no dialogue | 9 min.
German Short Film Award for Fiction Films up to 10 Minutes
Baby pictures, christmas snapshots, holiday pictures, wedding photographs - our life is an endless sequence of photogenic memories...

Smallville

Michael Ciesielski
Germany | 2017 | Fiction | German | 9 min.
Nomination for Fiction Films up to 10 Minutes

Gabi

Michael Fetter Nathansky
Germany | 2017 | Fiction | German | engl. ST | 30 min.
German Short Film Award for Fiction Films from 10 to 30 Minutes

Blind Audition

Andreas Kessler
Germany | 2017 | Fiction | German | engl. ST | 18 min.
Nomination for Fiction Films from 10 to 30 Minutes

Ela - Sketches on a Departure

Oliver Adam Kusio
Germany | 2017 | Fiction | Polish | engl. ST | 26 min.
Nomination for Fiction Films from 10 to 30 Minutes
Every new beginning comes from another beginning's end.

Jenny

Lea Becker
Germany | 2017 | Fiction | German | engl. ST | 30 min.
Nomination for Fiction Films from 10 to 30 Minutes

Oh Brother Octopus

Florian Kunert
Germany | 2017 | documentary | Indonesian | engl. ST | 27 min.
German Short Film Award for Documentary Films up to 30 Minutes
The sea nomads of Indonesia believe that with every newborn there is a twin brother in the form of an octopus. Rituals are carried out to appease the brother in the water and prevent misfortunes. When dishonour occurs, Jakarta is portrayed as the apocalyptic revenge of the brother octopus.

The Last Tape

Cyprien Clément-Delmas, Igor Kosenko
Germany | 2017 | documentary | Ukrainian | engl. ST | 12 min.
Nomination for Documentary Films up to 30 Minutes
A young man and a veteran meet for the last time before the Ukraine war will separate them.

Black Wave

Mariola Brillowska
Germany | 2016 | Animation | deutsch | engl. ST | 13 min.
German Short Film Award for Experimental Films up to 30 Minutes
A shipwrecked African arrives at the mermaid Germine Identity Card, who keeps watch at her observation post at sea. The decadent, irresponsible border guard puts the African in a refugee camp on a nearby island. There he is together with other refugees flushed back into the sea, allegedly to Europe.

Call of Cuteness

Brenda Lien
Germany | 2017 | Animation | no dialogue | 4 min.
Nomination for Animation Films up to 30 Minutes

A Stretch of Land

Juliane Ebner
Germany | 2017 | Experimental film | German | engl. ST | 29 min.
German Short Film Award for Experimental Films up to 30 Minutes

Circular Inscription

Lukas Marxt
Germany, Austria | 2016 | Experimental Film | no dialogue | 7 min.
Nomination for Experimental Films up to 30 Minutes
A mountain range on the horizon separates the cloudy sky from the dusty desert soil of the El Mirage Dry Lake, with the sounds of a distant roar. In the long shot, the gaze shows details of the landscape, the static panorama of which forms the referential and also material background for CIRCULAR INSCRIPTION.

HASHTI Tehran

Daniel Kötter
Germany, Iran | 2016 | Documentary | Persian | engl. ST | 59 min.
Special Award of the German Short Film Award