GERMAN SHORTS COMPETE
IN ROTTERDAM AND THE BERLINALE
Numerous German short films and co-productions are present in the competition sections of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (25 January-5 February) and the Berlinale (9-19 February) – two of the first major film festivals in 2017.
For the Tiger Competition for Short Films in Rotterdam FROM SOURCE TO POEM by Rosa Barba, WHAT THE HEART WANTS by Cécile B. Evans (DE/UK/BE/AU), and AUGUST by Omer Fast were selected.
For the Berlinale Shorts section six German short films are competing: STREET OF DEATH by Karam Ghossein (DE/LB), FISHING IS NOT DONE ON TUESDAYS by Marcel Odenbach and Lukas Marxt (DE/AT), KEEP THAT DREAM BURNING by Rainer Kohlberger (DE/AT), CALL OF CUTENESS by Brenda Lien, MISS HOLOCAUST by Michalina Musielak (PL/DE), and O BROTHER OCTOPUS by Florian Kunert.