Kurzfilmtournee 2019
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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…

Cinema Tour Celebrates Premiere in Saarbrücken

01/15/2019
For the eleventh time already, the SHORT.FILM.TOUR. programme celebrates its premiere at the FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS! we present an extraordinary selection of those filme which received the German Short film Award last fall. We are looking forward to meeting  directors Sophia Bösch (RÅ), Florian Maubach (RÄUBER & GENDARM) and Jonathan Behr (FOLLOWER). The screenig will take place on 16 January 2019 at 9pm in the cinema Camera Zwo.

films

Hostel

Daniel Popat
Germany 2018 • Fiction • Russian with German/English ST • 10 min.
German Short Film Award for Fiction Films with a Running Time of up to 10 Minutes
Sometimes appearances are more romantic than reality - but nothing remains hidden in honest love.

Follower

Jonathan B. Behr
Germany 2018 • Fiction • German with English ST • 10 min.
Nomination in the Category for Fiction Films with a Running Time of up to 10 Minutes
A horror film from the perspective of a smartphone.

Sophia Bösch
Germany 2018 • Fiction • Swedish with German/English ST • 30 min
German Short Film Award for Fiction Films with a Running Time of 10 to 30 Minutes
Sixteen-year-old Linn is finally allowed to go moose hunting with her father. She knows hunting and its laws, but she has to prove herself in the group of hunters.

Nach dem Fest

Hannes Schilling
Germany 2018 • Fiction • German with English ST • 14 min.
Nomination in the Category for Fiction Films with a Running Time of 10 to 30 Minutes
To escape the loneliness of the rough street life, the homeless Andi harasses his acquaintance Sandra. Between restrained tenderness and subliminal violence begins a constant struggle for closeness and distance.

Das satanische Dickicht – DREI

Willy Hans
Germany 2017 • Fiction • German with English ST • 22 min.
Nomination in the Category for Fiction Films with a Running Time of 10 to 30 Minutes
Campsite, sun milk, plastic crocodile, watermelon, cannonball, football, ice cream, kissing, sausage, Birkenstock's, car ride, craving, disgust. Everything is exhausting!

Minden Rendben (Everything Alright)

Borbála Nagy
Germany 2018 • Fiction • Hungarian with German/English ST • 13 min.
Nomination in the Category for Fiction Films with a Running Time of 10 to 30 Minutes
On his first day at work, Alpár, a young border policeman, is forced to adapt to the ruthless conditions on the Hungarian-Serbian border.

The Bitter With the Sweet

Ann Sophie Lindström
Germany 2018 • Documentary • English • 24 min.
German Short Film Award for Documentary Films with a Running Time of up to 30 Minutes
A lovestory on the edge of madness.

Joe Boots

Florian Baron
Germany 2017 • Documentary • English • 30 min.
Nomination in the Category for Documentary Films with a Running Time of up to 30 Minutes
Der Film folgt dem jungen Veteranen Joe Boots nach seiner Rückkehr aus dem Irak, und findet Bilder für seine inneren Zustände.

Räuber & Gendarm

Florian Maubach
Germany 2017 • Animation • German with English ST • 8 min.
German Short Film Award for Animated Films with a Running Time of up to 30 Minutes
"Playing cops and robbers in the old playground. Why am I still playing?"

Neko No Hi/Cat Days

Jon Frickey
Germany 2017 • Animation • Japanese with German/English ST • 11 min.
Nomination in the Category for Animation Films with a Running Time of up to 30 Minutes
Little Jiro feels sick. His father takes him to the doctor. Her diagnosis is harmless, but shakes the boy's identity.

Call of Comfort

Brenda Lien
Germany 2018 • Experimental film • Englisch • 9 min.
German Short Film Award for Experimental Films with a Running Time of up to 30 Minutes
How modern technologies tempt us to sacrifice our privacy with the promise of an optimized life.

Making Off (Germania Dreamland)

Istvan Gyöngyösi
Germany 2018 • Experimental Film • Germany with English ST • 23 min.
Nomination in the Category for Experimental Films with a Running Time of up to 30 Minutes
Seemingly documentary images tell a similar but different film than the narrator voice that leads through the film and tells of a woman and her personal and social entanglements.

IMPREZA - Das Fest

Alexandra Wesolowski
Germany 2017 • Documentary • Polish with German/English ST• 75 min.
Special Award of the German Short Film Award
When the German niece Alexandra travels to Warsaw to celebrate her aunt's golden wedding, the confrontation with her family and their political views quickly becomes the central theme of "IMPREZA - Das Fest".