55th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

30.04.2009 to 05.05.2009

Vanessa Weinert, the prize winners Severin Fiala and Ulrike Putzer and Julia Helmke (f.l.)

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Awards of the Ecumenical Jury

Elephant Skin

Although the film shows people in miserable surroundings, they prove themselves to be loving, strong and caring. It takes a contemporary view of a current topic and draws our attention to possibilities of life we believed lost.

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In a short and humorous way the film shows how the unspoken takes on form, inflicts injury and is overcome.