8PM SEPTEMBER 25th
The Screening Room 127 E. Congress
2012, GERMANY, 77 Min
Directed by Axel Ranisch
Cast: Ruth Bickelhaupt, Heiko Pinkowski, Peter Trabner
Sven lives with his mother Edeltraut, she suffers from dementia. They share their lives, their flat and even the bed. During the day Sven works at a bank and Daniel looks after his mother. He accompanies her to the hairdresser, they go shopping or for a walk and Daniel keeps the flat tidy. One day, Edeltraut locks Sven on the balcony and goes for a walk into town on her own. Both men desperately start to look for the old woman. They do not only find her, but also an affection for each other that creates confusion in their lives.
“This is an incredibly intimate film, and it would be hard to overstate just how powerful and accomplished the performances are.” – Hammer to Nail
“A good story and so well acted… incredible performance by Pinkowski that slowly builds over the course of the narrative.” – Filmmaker Magazine
Official Selection of Slamdance Film Festival
Official Selection of Chicago Underground Film Festival
Official Selection of OutFest Film Festival
Doctor Glamour - click the title for more info
2012, USA, 14 Min
Directed by Andrew Jones
Cast: Chris Shields, John Charles Meyer, Priscilla McEver
A genius scientist contacts another dimension to save the woman he loves, summoning a flamboyant rock n’ roll superhero.
Limited tickets available.