HOMO LUDENS

Dave Lojek

HOMO LUDENS – Playful Pan-European Filmmaking, 90 min, Germany

This program assembles popular and award-winning films by German director-producer Dave Lojek. They were created in Europe in the last decade within the framework of the “Kino Movement”. Several genres and styles will be screened, and the filmmaker can talk about the films with the audience afterwards at a reception.

01 – FILM KITCHEN– cooking show parody + KinoBerlino trailer • GER 2014 • 2 min • English • 7 festivals

02 – PARADISE BEACH– odd comedy • GER 2013 • 5 min • English • 48 festivals, 4 awards, 1.2 million trailer clicks

03 – REFUGEE POETRY– docu-fiction, poetry film, improvisation • AUT + GER 2016 • 4 min • Kurdish • 23 festivals

04- SAMA SŁODYCZPURE SWEETNESS – detective comedy • POL + GER 2016 • 8 min • Polish • 41 festivals, 12 awards

05 – KABARET FREEZE– social study, experiment • by Maxime Billon & Dave Lojek• GER 2013 • 3 min • 38 festivals

06 – PSYCHIC SUE– ghost comedy, séance, satire • IRL + GER 2013 • 13 min • English • 64 festivals, 7 awards

07 – OVEROSE FILM FRENZYD– morgue parody + KinoBerlino trailer • GER 2015 • 2 min • German • 7 festivals

08 – FAINTING FLICKER– dance film • ITA + GER + ARG 2016 • 4 min • no dialogue • 21 festivals, 1 award

09 – HEK TICK TACK– slapstick romance • AUT + GER 2013 • 5 min • German • 48 festivals, 6 awards

10 – I CAME FROM THE FUTURE– sci-fi drama • GER + POL 2018 • 4 min • in 6 languages • 50 festivals, 6 awards

11 –SICK CITY– gag, teleport • GER 2012 • 2 min • no dialogue • 12 festivals, 2 awards, 16.000+ clicks

12 – KEEPER– drama, miniature • FIN + GER + UK + FRA 2018 • 3 min • English • 17 festivals, 2 awards

13 – PERSPECTIVE– absurd comedy • SVK + GER 2010 • 3 min • English • 67 festivals, 6 awards, 135.000 clicks

14 – MADEMOISELLE NIMSI– drama, portrait • CZE + GER 2012 • 3 min • no dialogue • 27 festivals

15 – TRUST– flirt school, body language • GER 2011 • 5 min • no dialogue • 53 festivals, 1 award, 10.000 clicks

16 – SNITCH– crime parody, noir homage • HUN + GER + FRA 2018 • French • 14 festivals, 1 award

17 – GLEICHUNG= EQUATION– music video, experiment • GER 2015 • 2 min • German • 11 festivals, 2 awards

18 – TWO TOO ODD– children’s film, clownery, acrobatics • AUT 2012 • 4 min • no dialogue • 89 festivals, 10 awards

19 –DAS SPRICHWÖRTLICHE GLÜCKPROVERBIAL LUCK – comedy • AUT+ GER 2016 • 5 min • 138 festivals, 24 awards

20 – ТАЙНА ВЕЧЕРЯ • THE LAST SUPPER – macabre LGBT comedy • GER + UKR 2018 • 4 min • Ukrainian • 18 festivals

21 – ZOMBIES – Genre parody, KinoBerlino Trailer • GER 2010 • 2 min • English • 5 festivals