Berlin International Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup

Berlin International Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup

The 2015 Berlin International Film Festival has announced the short films that will be screening at this year’s festival, which runs from February 5-15.
A notable inclusion in the lineup is the introduction of the U.S. genre “Mumblecore” to German audiences with Matt Porterfield’s “Take What You Can Carry,” which tells of a young woman who is a foreigner in Berlin and portrays Generation Y. 
This year’s members of the International Short Film Jury are documentary filmmaker and curator Madhusree Dutta from India, Turkish artist Halil Altındere, and producer and festival director Wahyuni A. Hadi from Singapore. Screening in competition are the latest works of Nadav Lapid, Amit Dutta, Matt Porterfield, artist duos Daniel Schmidt & Alexander Carver, Mischa Leinkauf & Matthias Wermke in collaboration with Lutz Henke, Billy Roisz & Dieter Kovačič, among many others. The entire short film list is below:
“Architektura,” Ulu Braun, Germany, 15′ (WP)
“Bad at Dancing,” Joanna Arnow, USA, 11′ (WP)
“Blood Below the Skin,” Jennifer Reeder, USA, 32′ (WP)
“Chitrashala” (“House of Painting”), Amit Dutta, India, 19′ (WP)
“Däwit” (“Daewit”), David Jansen, Germany, 15′ (WP)
“Dissonance,” Till Nowak, Germany, 17′ (WP)
“Hosanna,” Na Young-kil, South Korea, 25′ (DP)
“La Isla está Encantada con Ustedes” (“The Island is Enchanted with You”), Alexander Carver & Daniel Schmidt, USA / Switzerland / Australia, 28′ (IP)
“El Juego del Escondite” (“Hide & Seek”), David Muñoz, Spain, 23′ (WP)
“Kamakshi,” Satindar Singh Bedi, India, 25′ (WP)
“Lama?” (“Why?”), Nadav Lapid, Israel, 5′ (IP)
“Lembusura,” Wregas Bhanuteja, Indonesia, 10′ (IP)
“Lo Sum Choe Sum” (3 Year 3 Month Retreat), Dechen Roder, Bhutan, 20′ (WP)
“maku” (“veil”), Yoriko Mizushiri, Japan, 6′ (WP)
”The Mad Half Hour,” Leonardo Brzezicki, Argentina, 22′ (WP)
“Mar de Fogo” (“Sea of Fire”), Joel Pizzini, Brazil, 8′ (WP)
“Of Stains,” Scrap & Tires, Sebastian Brameshuber, Austria / France, 19′ (IP)
“Pebbles at Your Door,” Vibeke Bryld, Denmark, 18′ (WP)
“Planet Ʃ,” Momoko Seto, France, 12′ (WP)
“San Cristóbal,” Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo, Chile, 29′ (WP)
“Shadowland,” John Skoog, Sweden, 15′ (IP)
“Snapshot Mon Amour,” Christian Bau, Germany, 6′ (WP)
S”uperior,” Erin Vassilopoulos, USA, 16′ (IP)
“Symbolic Threats,” Mischa Leinkauf, Matthias Wermke & Lutz Henke , Germany, 16′ (WP)
“Take What You Can Carry,” Matt Porterfield, USA / Germany, 30′ (WP)
“The,” Billy Roisz & Dieter Kovačič, Austria, 13′ (WP)
“Yúyú,” Marc Johnson, France / Spain / USA, 15′ (WP)

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