30.09. - 09.10.2021

Short Corner Germany 2014 | 95 min | OV | Black & White | FF 2014

Bernd Schoch

​​​​BERND SCHOCH (*1971) won several awards for his film Aber das Wort Hund bellt ja nicht [But the Word Dog Doesn’t Bark] (2011). In 2014, FILMFEST HAMBURG showed his portrait of a pub Kurze Ecke. Since 2019, he has taught Documentary Film at the Hamburg University of the Fine Arts.

Bernd Schoch

Bernd Schoch (*1971) studied at the Karlsruhe University for Arts and Design and works at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg. His films Slide Guitar Ride from 2005 and Aber das Wort Hund bellt ja nicht [But the Word Dog Doesn't Bark] from 2011 won several awards.

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Documentary: As Helga always says: "Kids, drink in moderation, but frequently." 25 years ago, she took over the bar Kurze Ecke from her late husband. The corner pub has long since ceased to fit in with the polished image of Hamburg's Großneumarkt area. The same can be said of its clientele: workers, ex-seamen and pensioners. Today is General Election day. The film documents events in the bar from 9am until the results are announced. Smoke, drink, debate. Some play dice for washing powder and wurst. Then it's time for the first exit polls, let's just hope the TV works. Kurze Ecke is a reminiscence ahead of its time in a place that won't exist for much longer.
Original title: Kurze Ecke
Film type: Documentary Feature
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Section: Caleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Bernd Schoch
Cast: Helga Jahnke
Producer: Bernd Schoch
Director of Photography: Karsten Krause
Music: Kammerflimmer Kollektief
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Editor: Bernd Schoch
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