Prisca Bouchet & Nick Mayow | New Zealand | 2016 | 15:48 min | German Premiere
A rare glimpse inside the world of a New Zealand funeral home, its staff, and the delicate ritual of preparing the deceased for their final journey.
Warning: contains images of deceased persons.
No Monsters in Berlin
Kate Holland | Australia |2016 | 15:00 min | German with English subtitles
Co-writer/lead actress Mala Ghedia, composer Milad Khawam and supporting actor Samir Al Hajjar will attend the screening.
When Jaya, an Indian woman living in Berlin, meets Muazz, a Syrian refugee and a student in her class, she discovers a connection that reveals the path towards her own healing – as well as his.
Venetia Taylor | Australia | 2015 | 4:04 min | Berlin Premiere
Josh is in Venice, Mum is in Sydney. Josh doesn’t understand backpacking, Mum doesn’t understand Skype.
Experimental | Animation
Rex Kane-Hart | Australia | 2016 | 12:20 min | International Premiere
Alone and afraid, young Martin must navigate through a labyrinth of an uncertain future and a whirlwind of emotions, when an imaginary Rat leads him on an eventful and unexpected journey.
Warning: This film and its trailer may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy.
Drama | Horror
Mia’kate Russell | Australia | 2017 | 10:53 min | European Premiere
For estranged sisters Liz and Ellie being a family has never been easy – but there are some horrors you create yourself.
Comedy | Animation
Ned Wenlock | New Zealand | 2016 | 5:35 min | German Premiere
Some stags get all the birds. But not Lone Stag. He lacks a certain something: antlers. And without them he has little chance of getting any birds to help him make music for the spring jam.