SECTION: U18 Youth Film Competition

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The U18 Youth Film Competition shows current full-length and medium-length feature films that deal with the situation of young people. The thematic spectrum goes far beyond the genre of the classic coming-of-age film. The films show how young people try to find their place in the world, fight with fears, experiment with life plans.

The prize for the best youth film is awarded in the U18 Youth Film Competition.

 

Trübe Wolken

Trübe Wolken

Trübe Wolken

Christian Schäfer
Germany / 2021 / 103 min
Paul (Jonas Holdenrieder) lives together with his little brother Silas (Aurel Klug) and their parents on an inconspicuous housing estate in a grey provincial town, somewhere in Germany. Both lonesome and aimlessly he wanders through a wooded no man's ...
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Sisterhood

Sisterhood

Sestra

Dina Duma
Northern Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro / 2021 / 90 min
Generation Z: music, drunkenness and jealousy, Instagram posts and first sex. With first love comes a test for the friendship of two inseparable teenage girls in this captivating yet sombre portrait of a generation lost amongst the competition for ...
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Love Tasting

Love Tasting

Ostatni komers

Dawid Nickel
Poland / 2020 / 84 min
Smoking grass, sex, bodybuilding and boredom in this, a visually intoxicating coming-of-age drama set in a small Polish town. Olivia is pregnant. Monika is frustrated since her boyfriend Kuba prefers to hang out with her brother Tomek. When Tomek ...
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Leave The Group

Leave The Group

Vyyti Iz Gruppy

Mariya Tumova
Russia / 2021 / 100 min
A gripping action thriller, drawing on Russian hip-hop culture and the country's graffiti street art scene, about a teenager going through the trials and tribulations of adolescence. In search of his place in the world Gosha joins a social network to ...
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Youth Topia

Youth Topia

Youth Topia

Dennis Stormer and Marisa Meier
Switzerland, Germany / 2021 / 85 min
The algorithm calculates who you are and what you are allowed to do in this trendy, experimental coming-of-age film captured in rose-coloured tones. A group of high-tech hippies prefer to check their likes rather than grow up. That is until Vanya is ...
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Two Ships

Two Ships

Martanské lode

Jan Foukal
Czech Republic, Norway / 2021 / 77 min
A romance under pressure: Eliška and Martin get together and soon can no longer live without each other. Then, however, a problem creeps into the relationship that slowly threatens to dominate everything in this bitter love story set against the ...
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Geranium

Geranium

Sardunya

Çağil Bocut
Turkey, Germany / 2021 / 81 min
Torn from the midst of life. Shortly before graduation 19-year-old Defne has to go home; her father has suffered a stroke. The family is wealthy yet emotionally cold. Previously suppressed secrets emerge from the dark corners of the spacious house. ...
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