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We at the Radical Frame Film Festival are proud to announce the eigth edition of SHORT FILM SERIES – Berlin, Germany. We are happy to present original and exciting short films movies from different countries.
Some of these films have received awards in prestigious international festivals and most of them have not been shown in Germany before.
The 2020 SHORT FILM SERIES - Berlin dates are 19 and 20 of May with screenings at the Lichtblick Kino.(Kastanienallee 77, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg 10435, Berlin, Germany  +49 030 44 05 81 79)    https://www.lichtblick-kino.org/
 
All films are in original version with English subtitles.
 
Film Schedule and Dates:

 

May 19, 2020:

18:30 hr

Retratos de mi Madre (Portraits of my Mother)

Germany, Mexico, USA

2019

11 min

Director: Tavo Ruiz

Through her narration, my mother confesses to me what she remembers from the moment she was raped as a child. By painfully recalling this traumatic event, she reflects on the sexual abuse of children and the scars that these events leave in a person's life.

 

Manen

France

2018

4 min

Directors: Thomas Anglade, Maxime Announ, Lucie Dessertine, Estelle Saint-Jours

Sergio, an elderly and solitary fisherman, will pull out all the stops to take revenge on a pelican.

 

Marisol

USA

2019

15 min

Director: Zoe Salicrup Junco

When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.

 

Erdbewegungen (Deep Down Digger)

Germany

2019

8 min

Director: Marie Christin König

Hannah begrudgingly starts working for Eli, the caretaker of a cemetery. Faced with Eli’s quirkiness, Hannah feels uneasy at first. But soon a trusting relationship starts to form. At this peaceful place, surrounded by death, Hannah is able to find some life.

 

Brooklyn Park

USA

2019

15 min

Director: Nikola Duravcevic

Chronicling a single night in the life of Somali rideshare driver Abdi, Brooklyn Park is a modern day immigrant tale that explores alienation, grief, and transcendence.

 

One Word

UK 2015 17 min

Director: Caleb Shaffer

Short film about a struggling young African Refugee adapting to life in the UK, who uses art to find his voice.

 

 

 

May 20, 2020:

18:30 hr

 

Codinome Breno (Code Name Breno)

Brazil

2018

20 min

Director: Manoel Batista

Memory has drawers that hide parts of our past, but fear and longing keep us from accessing them. To reconstruct the mosaic of family memories, Manoel searches through the origin of his brother's name. The search for the name ends by unveiling passages of the military dictatorship in Brazil.

 

Il Grande Presidente (The Great President)

Italy

2019

6 min

Director: Giovanni Basso

After the last political elections, during a family reunion two twin brothers face the secret that binds their destiny to the future of the Country.

 

Sangro (I Bleed)

Brazil

2019

7 min

Directors: Thiago Minamisawa, Bruno H. Castro

Brilliant visual language is employed to describe the fate of an individual with HIV and the special role played by society’s fears concerning the virus.

 

I am Mackenzie

USA

2019

20 min

Director: Artemis Anastasiadou

A coming of age drama about adolescence and the feeling of not belonging; the feeling of being an alien to your home, your peers, your body, your gender.

 

The Dishwasher

USA

2019

13 min

Directors: Nick Hartanto, Sam Roden

A chef at a fine dining restaurant in New York City asks a Mexican dishwasher to find good tortillas.

 

Bebaak (Defiance)

India

2018

21 min

Director: Shazia Iqbal

Fatin wants to be an architect. Realizing her dream depends on receiving a scholarship that requires that she cover her head.

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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