ZARTE MOMENTE

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Short movie / dramedy

German with English subtitles

Cast:
Ute: Freya Kreutzkam
Jens: Jörg Hentschel

Camera: Farina Hasak
Music: Bastian Schick
Sound on set: Alexander Stadelbacher, Ralf Höckel
Postproduction: Sabrina Mertens
Written and directed by: Sabrina Mertens

Synopsis:
A lonely employment office worker, Ute, meets polygamous and jobless Jens at a cuddle party group.
Will this encounter between a shy official and a friend of the easy side of life have a happy ending?

A one-take dramedy about searching for an escape from loneliness – whatever the cost.

Screenings, exhibitions and awards:

Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival
Landshut
Germany
March 16, 2017
World premiere

Kurzfilmfestival Gütersloh
Gütersloh
Germany
March 24, 2017

STOP Student Film Festival
Kaunas
Lithuania
May 5, 2017
Lithuania-Premiere
Best Foreign Movie

Nonplussed Fest
Los Angeles
United States
July 15, 2017
US Premiere
Honorable Mention

INN Kurzfilmfestival
Braunau
Austria
September 7, 2017

Int. low & no budget film-sharing Festival
Stuttgart
Germany
June 14, 2017
One of 18 winner movies

BENICIA Film Festival
Benicia
United States
September 2, 2017

6. Tuzla Film Festival
Tuzla
Bosnia and Herzegovina
October 21, 2017
Bosnia and Herzegowina Premiere

AKUT Amberger Kurzfilm Wettbewerb
Amberg
Germany
October 13, 2017

Super8000 Film Festival Aarhus
Aarhus
Denmark
October 27, 2017
Denmark Premiere

Interfilm Berlin
Berlin
Germany
November 24, 2017

Ei(n)fälle 2018: Die satirische KurzFilmNacht
Cottbus
Germany
January 13, 2018

Klappe Auf! Kurzfilmfestival
Hamburg
Germany
November 10, 2017

PURE LOVE Screening by WIZ-ART Festival
Lviv
Ukraine
February 15, 2018
Ukraine Premiere

SHORTS Film Festival Offenburg
Offenburg
Germany
April 13, 2018
Creativity Award

SHORTS ATTACK!
Short movie cinema tour by interfilm Berlin
Germany
May 2018

Orscheler Filmfest
Oberursel
Germany
August 10, 2018

Bašta fest
Bajina Bašta
Serbia
July 5, 2018
Serbia premiere

Wir sind Film Kurzfilmabend
Vienna
Austria
October 10, 2018
Austria premiere

Flensburger Kurzfilmtage
Flensburg
Germany
November 16, 2018

CineSlam
Tübingen
Germany
November 27, 2018

Sprengel Museum
Exhibition URBAN LIVING
Hannover
Germany
September 08, 2018 – January 06, 2019

Kinomorphia Film Festival
Sofia
Bulgaria
December 13, 2018
Bulgaria Premiere

Kurzfilmnacht im Kunsthaus Rhenania
Cologne
Germany
February 2, 2019