I see Yu – dir. Sigfrid van Driel, Jurgen Stirnweis

Original Film Title: I see Yu

Director’s Name: Sigfrid van Driel, Jurgen Stirnweis

Country of Origin: Netherlands

Country of Filming: Netherlands

Language: English

Runtime: 5 minutes 43 seconds

Film Description:

A short film about a new Corona variant that is more lethal than we have encountered before. Film was shot in two days and was mainly improvised. It is also my first short.

Guan C·X8129 – dir. Yizhi Lin

Original Film Title: Guan C·X8129

Director’s Name: Yizhi Lin

Writer’s Name: Wenfang Zhang

Producer: Peiran Chen

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: China

Language: Chinese

Runtime: 18 minutes 20 seconds

Film Description:

This is a story about Zhixin Zhou, a thirty-year old uber driver, living in the miserable life with the misfortune of origin and loss of family. Even if the strange city cannot offer any meaningful destination but isolation, he drive with calm. Although he have seen such various passengers, the boy in skirt, the thief stealing for bride price, and the abandoned old man with persistence still greatly inspired him. When he is observing others, we are observing him, which is namely an endless cycle between self existence forms.

Emergency Musical Response – dir. Cosmo Swevens

Original Film Title: Emergency Musical Response

Director’s Name: Cosmo Swevens

Writer’s Name: Cosmo Swevens, Sol Solaris

Producer: Cosmo Swevens, Alexander John Anthony Senicki

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Runtime: 43 minutes 55 seconds

Film Description:

LOGLINE: Emergency Musical Response Team 421 responds to distress calls using music as a healing therapy (EMR Part 1). What is initially perceived as a routine service call devolves into an existential challenge where the very fate of pop music hangs in the balance (EMR Part 2).
SYNOPSIS: Emergency Musical Responders, Sage and her partner Cosmo, provide emergency music as a service to those in need of music as medicine. Ride with EMR Unit 421 as they help people in distress on their journey to Netherworld.

Infinity + 1 – dir. Flo Demmer

Original Film Title: Unendlich + 1

Director’s Name: Flo Demmer

Writer’s Name: Flo Demmer, Alexandra Bekiou

Producer: Flo Demmer, Flo Demmer

Country of Origin: Germany

Country of Filming: Germany

Language: German

Runtime: 8 minutes 3 seconds

Film Description:

Sam, a young boy, longs for his mothers love and protection after his father died. She, on the other hand, struggles to be the mother she wants to be while dealing with her own pain. She knows she’ll break down once that moment of weakness overcomes her. So she cuts herself from her feelings while leaving her son with his own behind.

FAMILY MATTER – dir. Nissim Khalifa

Original Film Title: FAMILY MATTER

Director’s Name: Nissim Khalifa

Writer’s Name: Nissim Khalifa

Producer: Yaron Bendek

Country of Origin: Israel

Country of Filming: Netherlands

Language: English

Runtime: 25 minutes

Film Description:

A short story about 2 brothers and a younger sister, trying to find the right balance between their family values and their personal needs.

Patient 331 (eng sub) – dir. Jan Eggert, Hendrik Matter

Original Film Title: Patient 331

Director’s Name: Jan Eggert, Hendrik Matter

Writer’s Name: Hendrik Matter, Nicklas Simeon Bauske

Country of Origin: Germany

Country of Filming: Germany

Language: German

Runtime: 26 minutes 49 seconds

Film Description:

Dr. Hunt is a psychologist who works at a clinic for special patients and has been struggling with nightmares and memory loss for most of her life. After her friend and superior Dr. Mortimer tells her about a mysterious patient who is said to have access to people’s memories, she decides to ask him for help. The fictional short film “Patient 331” shows this meeting, in which dream and reality seem to merge into one and in which the terrible secrets of the clinic are uncovered.