BERLIN BYTCH LOVE + SHORTS
FRIDAY, 21 APRIL 2023
20:00 - 22:00
This screening session features 3 films (102 minutes, original versions with English subtitles).
Tickets are only 6€ per session, and include a free drink at the Studio Skoop bar afterwards. *All proceeds go to The Bigger Screen, an international organisation supporting independent filmmakers.
MOSCOW STATE CIRCUS (USA) BY JOSHUA VAN HORN
Synopsis: A short profile on the bears of the Moscow State Circus based on a passage by John McPhee. Running time: 00:01:02.
Selections/awards: Extremely Shorts FF, MicroMania FF, Big Teeth Small Shorts FF, Doc.London, and more.
THE PLEASURE IN PAIN (UK) BY CURTIS BLAIR
Synopsis: An arthouse documentary short following key figures of the London kink scene on an exploration into BDSM and the notorious fetish event Klub Verboten. The film touches upon themes of psychology, neurodiversity, trauma, LGBTQ+ rights and black representation. Running time: 00:14:55.
Selections/awards: Super Shorts London, Toronto Film Week, Chrystal Palace IFF, and more.
BERLIN BYTCH LOVE (GERMANY) BY HEIKO AUFDERMAUER, JOHANNES GIRKE
Synopsis: Sophie (15) and Dominik (17) ran away from home to live their love on the streets of Berlin for a summer. Now Sophie is pregnant, winter is coming and the police are looking for the two. A documentary snapshot of growing up - told like a feature film. Running time: 01:26:00.
Selections/awards: Doc.Berlin (Best Documentary Feature), DOK.festMünchen, Max Ophüls Festival.