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Swiss Competition III
Schweizer Wettbewerb III
Start: 17:00 (duration: ~90 minutes)
Hall: Theater Winterthur 1
- Talking Soil
- Les Îles de Brissogne
- Le Gymnase – une scène d'OLGA
- The Flood Is Coming
- All Inclusive
Discover the latest short filmmaking from around the world and the most promising short films from Switzerland in our competition programmes. During the awards ceremony on Sunday, 11 November, two jurys award prizes with a total value over CHF 40 000.–, and the audience selects the winner of the ZKB Audience Award.
Since the end of the war in Yugoslavia, they’ve been meeting somewhere in Bosnia and Herzegovina to eliminate the danger that has been lurking in the soil for over twenty years. The deminers have gotten used to the feeling of permanent uncertainty. But not to being workers without a profession.
Wherever people meet, the brave ones discover that, with enough trust, eyes become doorknobs, leading into worlds where horizons dissolve into nothing. Eight short stories about friendship.
At a rest stop in northern Italy, 18-year-old Aurora prostitutes herself in the parked trucks. Her brother Angiolino is supposed to act as her bodyguard, despite his mental disability.
A young gymnast from Ukraine discovers her new training space in a foreign country.
A forest hermit tries to prepare for a flood, but is distracted by his noisy neighbour. «The Flood Is Coming» explores the growing anxiety about the state of nature and our place in it.
Fitness on the sun deck, a conga line through the dining room, and a photo session with the captain. A cruise offers all this and much more. Business is booming, pleasure cruises on the high seas are in fashion. Digital memories and the exhaust cloud on the horizon are all that remains at the end.