Internationales Festival Zeichen der Nacht - Berlin - International Festival Signs of the Night


8. Internationales Festival Zeichen der Nacht / Berlin Edition
21th International Festival Signs of the Night / Worldwide

November 1 - 5, 2023
Kino in der Königstadt - - Space : movie members GmbH - Saarbrücker Straße 24 - Berlin Prenzlauer Berg




Space Movie Member

Wednesday November 1 --- 18 h (6 pm)



Thanos Psichogios
Greece / 2022 / 0:19:30

The 9-year-old girl spends the day swimming in the pool. Her eyes sting from the chlorine in the water. The man’s eyes are red too although he spends the day in the bedroom. The sun is shining. The house is clean and tidy. A father and a daughter keep hiding from each other.


Air Leak

Charel Fabry
France / 2023 / 0:08:46

Nils has only one goal: to escape the authoritarianism of the world he lives in. Once he's off the radar of Big Brother, it won't be long before he's caught by the radar of Big Brother, he will only have a short time before he is caught up by the system. Amély, a security assistant hired by the government, has only one objective: to keep the dissidents like Nils under control. She will use different means to make the human respect in her instructions, but he will resist her and make her lose her footing. Will the two of them manage to live together in this hyper-controlled world? Are their points of view so opposed?



Burnt. Boring Portrait of an Angry, Young, Black Man

Ben Donateo
Switzerland / 2021 / 0:12:02 27

The documentary shines a light on what is left of Muley at the end of his immigration odyssey, exploring his struggle with loneliness in his quest to find himself as a foreigner in a foreign land.



Manta Ray

Raie Manta
Anton Bialas
France / 2022 / 0:29:38

MANTA RAY is a fragmented portrayal of three characters in search of poetic and liberating openings in a muzzled and gradually authoritarian Paris of the 2020’s. United under the sign of the MANTA RAY, Kamilya, Ghost Rider and Gilles, each in their own way, organizes his secret melody, crafts a situation, where, alternately, a sense of lightness can be found, suffocated screams can uprise and reality be distorted into new horizons.



Things Unheard Of

Ramazan Kilic
Turkey / 2023 / 0:16:00

A little girl tries to put a smile back on her grandmother’s face after the disappearance of her television, her only window on the world.





Thom Lunshof
Netherlands / 2022 / 0:05:00

In a dystopian world, the rising of the sun awakens something in a disabled young girl, a female sex worker and an old, dying man.


Competition Short Film, Cinema in Transgression, Documentary - Focus and Thematic programs