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: Mazdak Nassir
University of Art and Design Helsinki
Year of production 2007
Genre fiction
Length 13'15"

High Hopes

A tale about an inventor couple and their obscured vision to teach a child to fly.

Director: Anders Habenicht
Dramatiska institutet Stockholm
Year of production 2007
Genre fiction
Length 10'00"

Signaler (Signals)

A girl is attacked and raped in a park. A few minutes later on her way to work, Tura walks by the crime scene and finds a ringing cell phone.

Director: Gabriela Betschart
Hochschule Luzern, Design & Kunst
Year of production 2008
Genre documentary
Length 12'54"

Bipolar. An Interview with Richard

Richard's journey started a long time ago. At the age of 19, on a holiday abroad, he plunged into a world that existed only in his mind. A documentary performance featuring Richard and his extreme feelings somewhere between black and white.

Director: Estephan Wagner
National Film and Television School
Year of production 2008
Genre documentary
Length 34'40

Esperando Mujeres (Waiting for Women)

In the remote Spanish village of Riofrio most women have left. Men are left without the slightest possibility to find a relationship. Not bearing the disaster any longer, they come up with the most incredible idea.

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