The SAL in Schaan

Shorts in Schaan

it is our pleasure to present for the third time a selection of films on special needs in Schaan. A special focus will this time be the topic of ageing & the elderly. All contributions will be screened with descriptive German subtitles and there will be a live-audiodescrioption available.

Thursday, October 3 2019

SAL Schaan (kleiner Saal)

Program 1, 18.30h

Picture: A kneeling young man with trisomy 21 in an aircraft hangar

The Battle

Kayah is a young artist born with trisomy 21. In «The Battle» he narrates his thoughts on identity, power, passion and despair through dance.  

Picture: The hands of an elderly lady

When Day Is Done

A sojourn into the memories of a life shared, this film is a portrait of my grandmother’s recollection of my late grandfather.  

Picture: An elderly couple lying embracing each other lying on a bed

Anatomie

Gilles Pelletier and Françoise Graton testify to a love that has triumphed over time and engage in a captivating dialogue of desire and old age.  

Picture: Black and white picture of a laughing girl in a gym

Thea

This is a short photo- and voice-based film about Thea, a young
Norwegian girl who has epilepsy. Her perspective
on it all is crystal clear.  

Picture: An elderly couple taking breakfast

Wiezi

45 years of marriage is an impressive anniversary. Barbara and Zdzisław could be proud of themselves, but something went wrong some years ago…  

Program 2, 20.15h

Picture: The clenched fist of an elderly lady

Isabella

At the age of ninety-two, Isabella struggles to remember. How much of your life do you need to remember to remain yourself?  

Picture: A middle aged man in a trenchoat caressing a physically impaireded dog

237 de ani

In a remote Romanian village, all of the villagers have been claiming disability benefits. Now they are due for inspection. An irreverent farce!  

Picture: A couple watching a fountain at sunset

Perfectly Normal

A man who often seems lost in an imaginary world, but works hard to keep his feet on the ground.  

Picture: An empty suitcase surrounded by geometrically laid out clothes

Negative Space

«My dad taught me how to pack.» An animated film based on a poem by Ron Koertge.