Berlinale: Berlinale Shorts online

Berlinale Shorts online

This site features a selection of works from past Berlinale Shorts programmes.

The films will be online for four weeks starting from the date they are made available.
A project by the Berlinale and Zeit Online.

Miss Holocaust

by Michalina Musielak | Poland / Germany 2017 | 22 min | Berlinale Shorts 2017

Available from February 8 to March 8, 2018

Who will be the Miss Holocaust Survivor? An annual beauty contest of a different kind. Against general misgivings and macabre associations, elderly women stand their ground in order to keep the remembrance alive.
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Estás vendo coisas | You are seeing things

by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca | Brazil 2017 | 18 min | Berlinale Shorts 2017

Available from February 15 to March 15, 2018

Tecno brega! A musical staged by two protagonists of the scene. “Let’s make love, every day and always!” Yes!
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The duo Wagner/de Burca recently presented an installation at Skulptur Projekte in Münster. Their new work Terremoto Santo will be shown at Berlinale Shorts 2018.

Moms On Fire

by Joanna Rytel | Sweden 2016 | 12 min | Berlinale Shorts 2016

Another four days till the due date. It’s intolerable! Can’t even reach the clitoris, the belly itches and the first child is screaming. The cat is the only solace.
Moms On Fire won the Teddy Award for best short film in 2016.

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The Send-Off

by Ivete Lucas & Patrick Bresnan | USA 2016 | 13 min

Available from March 1 to March 29 2018

Emboldened by a giant block party on the evening of their high school prom, a group of students enters the night with the hope of transcending their rural town and the industrial landscape that surrounds them. Patrick Bresnan has been acquainted with the Pakohee community for many years and has shot numerous documentaries there. His film The Rabbit Hunt, also shot in Pahokee, was shown in the Berlinale Shorts competition 2017.