List of Nominations.
"Best Feature Film" The Nominees
Closet (Japan, 2019)
Directed by Takehiro Shindo
12.9 / Cinenova Theatre 3 / 14:00 / 1:34h
"A man who has lost his virility as a result of a traffic accident. ｢JIN｣、A man who can’t have sex with a woman, and therefore can’t have children. In frustration, he quietly leaves his fiancee and flees to Tokyo. He ends up in a “Soine” （ literally, “sleeping together.”）company. It is here where clients, men and women from their teens all the way up to their seventies, come together."
Celeste (Australia, 2018)
Directed by Ben Hackworth
12.9 / Cinenova Theatre 3 / 18:15 / 1:30h
Hidden from the world at a crumbling estate in lush tropical Far North Queensland, Celeste anxiously reaches out to Jack, her late husband’s son, inviting him to return to the languid, sprawling family home for her much-anticipated recital. Jack’s reappearance after a long absence stirs up unsettling memories, pulling them both into a mutually precarious orbit.
Shibil (Bulgaria, 2019)
Directed by Nikola Bozadzhiev
11.9 / Cinenova Theatre 3 / 17:15 / 1:55h
"The second half of the 19th Century. Because of the weakened power of the central Ottoman government, Bulgaria has fallen prey to disorder, robbery and violent outrage.
Skill and bravery turn a local brigand, named Shibil, into a threat to the authorities and a legend among young men. A reward is proclaimed for Shibil’s head"
Zu den Sternen (Germany, 2019)
Directed by Nicolai Tegeler
12.9 / Kulturkirche Ost / 17:15 / 1:15h (private screening)
"Decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the singer Marco Hoffmann has reached the height of his popularity. Suddenly the ex-frontman of the East German rock combo "DIE KOSMONAUTEN" is accused by his former band colleague Volker Hinze of betraying him to the Stasi."
Hello Darlin (United Kingdom, 2019)
Directed by Gary Delaney
12.9 / Kulturkirche Ost / 15:45 / 1:30h
"Armed robber Les Dalton is on parole from prison and now he’s out everyone wants to know where the unrecovered gold is. For nine years people have waited for his release only to be told he knows nothing about the missing gold. Only problem is nobody believes him including the retired detective who headed the original manhunt"