On Monday, June 13th, from 8.30 p.m., the spring market will turn into an open-air cinema. Round off the start of the week with entertaining, amusing stories right on the historic marketplace in the center of Jena. The short fiction films and animations we have selected for you are mostly in German or without dialogue.

Start: 8:30 p.m.

Admission is free.

Please note that the program is not suitable for children and young people under the age of 18.

cellu l'art Trailer Marktflimmern from cellu l'art Kurzfilmfestival on Vimeo.


film still Migrants
Animation France
direction: Hugo Caby, Zoé Devise, Antoine Dupriez, Lucas Lermytte

Two polar bears are driven into exile due to global warming. They will encounter brown bears along their journey, with whom they will try to cohabitate.


film still Ladenhüter
Fiction Germany
direction: Felix Stienz

A kiosk. Its owner. His regular customers. In the middle of Berlin. Everyday life and the simple desire for a break. What happens if daily visits to the regular kiosk are no longer possible because the owner is on vacation? ... Nothing.


film still Merlot
Animation Italy
direction: Marta Gennari, Giulia Martinelli

In a blue fairy-tale forest, a grumpy granny loses a bottle of wine. This event will give rise to a crescendo of linked events: consequently establishing a dialogue, a funny repartee between frames and characters, which will lead to an unexpected development.

Serial Parallels

film still Serial Parallels
Experimental Germany, Hong Kong
direction: Max Hattler

The city of Hong Kong and its characteristic house facades are transformed into a moving series of parallel strips with the help of animation.

Poke – The Bouncer

film still Poke – The Bouncer
Fiction Finland
direction: Aleksi Salmenperä

A night club bouncer gets disgusted of all the violence and repression of the weak he is seeing. Full of determination, courage, but slightly awkward, he sets out to protect the victims.

Lost in Light

film still Lost in Light
Experimental USA
direction: Sriram Murali

This film leaves the bright lights of the big city behind to find the clearest possible night sky and the most impressive view of the Milky Way.

Doing Big Jobs

film still Doing Big Jobs
Fiction Germany
direction: Johannes Huth

Suffering from horrible indigestion, a lady dashes into the toilet of a club in Berlin. But before she can relieve herself, a young couple in the next cubicle starts a fight. A story about love, jealousy and a bit of cocaine.

Mice, a small story

film still Mice, a small story
Animation France
direction: Nazli Doale, Jade Baillargeault, Dimitri James, Quang Daniel La, Morgane Lau, Mélanie Pango, Manon Pringault

In a dark subway tunnel, a group of mice find a gold ring-pull that seems to have a mysterious effect on one of them. Not so far from them, an owl and his enslaved rats are watching. The owl sends his rats to get hold of this strange object...