Breaking Ground offers young filmmakers a stage to present themselves and their work. Below you'll find the films we have programmed at one of our festivals or events so far. Please note this is not a video channel, this is a showcase of interesting films. Would you like us to take an interest in your film, please submit it.

Director: Juliane Engelmann
Academy of Media Arts, Cologne
Year of production 2009
Genre fiction
Length 30'00"

Narben im Beton (Scars in Concrete)

23-year-old Anna is completely overburdened with bringing up her three children. She is in a crisis since her husband has left her for another womand and is leading his life in front of her eyes. Anne aven ignores another pregnancy and is finally surprised by the baby's birth.

Director: Runar Runarsson
Den Danske Filmskole
Year of production 2009
Genre fiction
Length 35'00"

Anna (dir. Runar Runarsson)

Anna is a 12 year old girl living in a small fishing village. She is at a crossroads in her life. Her surroundings are changing and so is she.

Director: Michael Venus
Hamburg Media School
Year of production 2008
Genre fiction
Length 23'56"


1896. The young doctor Georg believes to have found an all-round cure for his patients by using the recently discovered X-rays. He gets lost in his research and risks everything. His wife Charlotte wants to overcome the growing estrangement to her husband and is ready for any way to go.

Director: Augustin Collet
La Femis
Year of production 2009
Genre experimental
Length 9'45"

Le Bal de la Gare

a pixillation movie that explores the poetry of the contemporean ruin with several atmospheres inspired from desaffected places: a railway station, abandonned tracks, and the landscape,. The result is a desarticulated fiction that let the spectator free to imagine.

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