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Saturday August 7th | 1.15PM - 4.30PM
by David Oesch, fiction, 10’, 2019
v.o. french, ST english
In the luxury restaurant, an upcoming cook pursues her career. But to rise up in the brutal pecking order and impress the boss, this kitchen doesn't need art and creativity, but sweat and blood.
by Fabienne Steiner, fiction, 20’32”, 2020
v.o. swiss-german, ST english
In the small swiss town of St.Gallen there is a café for seniors that hasn’t changed in over 27 years. The calming background music is as inviting as the extraordinary decoration. Being a one-man operation, the host Ernst Vogel doesn’t only offer coffee and cake, also blood pressure monitors can be ordered over the counter. Soon Vogel will retire and his aging guests will lose their cosy café. One last time Vogel will sing carols and celebrate Christmas with his regulars.
by Jelena Vujovic, fiction, 19’54”, 2020
v.o. serbian/swiss-german/german/albanian, ST english
Kosovo 1998: The young Serbian girl Dunja and her secret Albanian boyfriend Amir are dreaming of a life together far away from the Kosovo-Conflict. When Dunja finds out that she’s pregnant she decides to run away to her aunt in Switzerland. Amir promises to follow as soon as possible. Heavily pregnant Dunja tries to settle in Switzerland while waiting for Amir. Suddenly she can’t reach him anymore. She tries to stay positive despite the worsening news about Kosovo where war has broken out. However, when Amir doesn’t show up in Zurich on the promised day, Dunja has to confront the truth.
by Kim Allamand, fiction, 13’14”, 2019
v.o. swiss-german/english/italian, ST english
An 80 years old woman spends her time at a bus station. She's waiting for the right moment to leave this place forever.