A young woman in a  wheelchair and her assistant at a table
«Alive» by Jimmy Olsson, Sweden 2020

Shorts in St. Gallen

happy to be back in St. Gallen we present a selection of fine contributions in the framework of «Kultur-Zyklus Kontraste» of the «Ostschweizer Fachhochschule OST».

Wednesday, October 26, 19.30h

OST – Ostschweizer Fachhochschule
Rosenbergstrasse 59
9001 St. Gallen

Programme:

Picture: Black and white drawing of a woman's face

Carlotta’s Face

Watching her face in the mirror, Carlotta each day views a different woman. She cannot recognize herself, nor others as she is faceblind.  

Picture: Black and white filmstill of a young woman on the phone while sitting on the sill of an open window

Moonlight Princess

«Moonlight Princess» is an experimental portrait of a young women living with albinism, who is trying hard to emancipate and becoming an actress.  

Picture: A woman and her three son's listening on a bed listening to her husband

Just as I Remember

Andrew was four when his father learned he had ALS, an incurable illness. 17 years later he documents another father’s struggle with ALS.  

Picture: A young latina in a classroom talking under the eyes of a co-student.

God Ton

A documentary filmmaker is backed against the wall when a student breaks the silence surrounding her dubious and arrogant depictions on minorities.  

Picture: Portrait of an about 50-year-old man with glasses

Diagnostic

Dr. Semyc is a specialist of a widespread disease for which there is no cure to date.  

Picture: A woman in a wheelchair and her assistant doing exercises

Alive

Victoria is in a wheel­chair. She is longing for close­ness and love. Her assistant Ida helps her make a Tinder profile and soon becomes worried.