|JUST A FLING||Paul and Vanessa have just had sex. It's unlikely they'll meet again. She's funny, pretty and witty. He's still just a boy at heart. Intrigued by this young mischievous and mysterious woman, he does his best to hold onto her. But who is manipulating who? Will he succeed in satisfying his need for love and overcoming his fear, awkwardness and conventions ?||Gorune Aprikian||France|
|Choices||Deborah relies on chance to avoid making any choices in her life, but then faces a decision that can’t be left up to fate.||Rick Hamilton||United States|
|it's only a rolling tape||A woman in crisis finds in a peculiar bar the mixtape that a boy in love with her has given her twenty-five years ago, and which she refused. How would her life be if she had made another choice? Pushed by the bartender, who knows the origin of the mixtape, she decides to go look for him.||Gianluca Zonta||Italy|
|15||15 People ...15 Minutes.||Dean M Drinkel||United Kingdom|
|Half a Man||A village in the outback of Dalmatia, autumn of 1991. The war is raging nearby. 10-year-old Mia and 12-year-old Lorena are having a big day: their father, Mirko, is going to be released from the camp where he spent the last three months as a prisoner of war.||Kristina Kumrić||Croatia|
|Strayed||A dark comedy set in the colorful 1980's where a young girl faces life or death decisions involving a stray cat, a narcissistic 'mother' and the pet cemetery of the rich and famous.||HEATHER EDWARDS||United States|
|City of my heart||A personal glimpse into Madrid, an experimental urban cityscape, an ode to life through a dance.||Kostas Petsas||Greece|
Sergam is a little boy. A refugee. His boat's stranded on the coast. His mother didn't survive. Instead, a young woman takes care of him and they both set off on their way through a nightmare.
illustrators, photographers, painters, choreographs, artists and film makers from all over the world confront the hot spots of our time
silent films accompanied only by music
This is one of the films from the international short film initiative 'Second Truth'. The initiative features more then 10 silent films in which illustrators, photographers, painters, choreographers, artists and film-makers from all over the world confront the hotspots of our time accompanied only by music.
These silent films are meant to be freely accessible on social media and are released by press offices, at festivals and on CD. Behind this is an open publication strategy as well as an international 'Second Truth' concert series.
|Julian Friedrich, Katharina Potratz||Germany|
|Hannah Rosenthal||Hannah is a intellectually challenged woman living with her Mother Miriam who is terminally ill.Miriam is a traditional Jewish woman, worried about Hannah's future. When Hannah meets and falls for Patrick, concerns arise from Miriam. It is a story about traditions, prejudice, hope, fear, ignorance and love.||Naomi Lisner||Australia|
|The Conductor||Focusing on the issue of over urbanization, the animated story follows the journey of a man who is on a mission to commit city wide plant anarchy and bring nature back to an urban world in a big way. A story told through a combination of colour and sound.||Bethany Borg||United Kingdom|
|Octav||When an elderly man returns to his family home after decades of absence, the apparition of his childhood sweetheart triggers a rewind to the life-changing events from his youth.||Serge Ioan Celebidachi||Romania|
|Charlie Chaplin Part 1||Part One of a trilogy on the life of Charlie Chaplin . Part One has his mother Lily Harley and his father Charlie Chaplin Senior as protagonists . The ebbs and flows in the fortunes of the young Charlie Chaplin in his childhood in and around London.||United Kingdom|
|Nisa||NISA tells the story of two roomates whose relationship is challenged by the arrival of an unexpected visitor. A film about love and the many forms it takes.||Barbara S. Müller||Austria|
|I'LL WALK WITH GOD||I’LL WALK WITH GOD is a musical drama about a former opera star from America for whom La Bohème and My Fair Lady could not feed his God-given spirituality. His father’s homeland has taken him and his family to England – and to the priesthood. But the trendy, go-getting Rev Jim Watson will always sing. It is what he does best and is as natural to him as breathing. He sings at charity events, church fetes and local concerts. In his parish he is known as “The Singing Vicar”. Along the way, after meeting Emma Crawford at the local allotment that is his distraction and her therapy, things will never be as they once were for them or for Jim’s actress daughter, Holly.||Ian Woodward||United Kingdom|