DVD Short Feature Films

SHORT & SWEET GOES TO SCHOOL I : SHORT FEATURE FILMS

My Parents
My Parents
Fragile
Fragile
Gregor’s Greatest Invention
Gregor’s Greatest Invention
Kurz und Gut macht Schuler I, Cover
Talks
Talks
Dead, at the Moment
Dead, at the Moment
Small Change
Small Change
Great
Great
Björn — the Hurdles of Bureaucracy
Björn oder die
Hürden der Behörden
Got to Go
Got to Go


The world of young Germans in short films: Tragicomedy on the relationships of daughters and sons to their parents (“My Parents”), on the loves and losses of a youth gang (“Got to Go”), on dealing with physical suffering (“Gregor’s Greatest Invention”). Bittersweet tales of death and farewells (“Fragile”, “Dead, at the Moment”). Reports on mobile phone jargon and communication (“Talks”). Amazing stories of the social situation in Germany before and after Reunification (“Great”, “Small Change”, “Björn — the Hurdles of Bureaucracy”)….

The films on the DVD were mostly made in 2002 and 2003. The directors are all young and not too many years removed from the world of high school and college students. The films can be shown in the original German or with the addition of German subtitles. Experience has shown that the latter improves understanding by about 30%.

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