ETAGE X

An accidental meeting in an elevator at a department store leads two women to their limits and forces them to improvise by the time the elevator gets stuck.

cast:
EVA MEDUSA GÜHNE as Hille
MORGANA MUSES as Elsa

director: Francy Fabritz
producer: Eike Eckold
dop: Sarah Vetter

DFFB • Germany 2016 • 14 min
www.dffb.de/films/etage-x

festivals • awards

2016
• 69° Festival del film Locarno (international competition), world premiere / Switzerland
• 5th International Film Students Meeting, San Sebastian / Spain • Panavision Award for Best Short Film
• Prädikat „Besonders Wertvoll“
• EVERYBODY'S PERFECT 4 - Geneva Int Queer Film Festival / Switzerland • Audience Award for Best Short Fiction
• 50th Int Hofer Filmtage, german premiere / Germany
• 11th Pornfilmfestival Berlin  (short film competition) / Germany • PFF Best Short Film
• Pink Panorama - 15th lesbischwules Filmfestival Luzern / Switzerland
• TRANSITION - Int Queer Minorities Film Festival Vienna / Austria
• 18th Bratislava IFF / Slovakia
• 32nd INTERFILM Berlin (German Competition) / Germany • 2nd Best German Short Film
• Shortcutz Berlin at Z-Bar / Germany
• Wish Film Festival Stockholm / Sweden
• female short cuts 13 (Frauenkurzfilmabend Düsseldorf) / Germany
• deutscher Kurzfilmtag München (presented by Queer Film Festival München) / Germany
• deutscher Kurzfilmtag Dresden - Thalia Kino (PFF Fun Porn Shorts 2016) / Germany
• EXBERLINER Chrsitmas Porn Berlin - Lichtblick Kino / Germany

2017
January
• Queere Filmwoche Leipzig - Kinobar Prager Frühling (PFF Fun Porn Shorts 2016) / Germany
• Courtsmaistrash - Brussels Independent Short Movies Festival / Belgium
February
• 39th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival (international competition) / France
• Short Attacks-Frauenpower-Kurzfilmprogramm München / Germany
• Vorfilm von Fifty Shades of Grey - Gloria Kino im Werkstattkino München / Germany
• OFFENER FILMABEND Nr. 104 - Kino Movimiento / Germany
March
• 4th Berlin Feminist Film Week - Agora Rollberg / Germany
• special screening SUPERGIRLS Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art / Ukraine
• Watersprite: The Cambridge International Student Film  Festival / England
• 39th Festival International de Films de Femmes de Créteil / France
  • 18th Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival / Germany
• 23rd Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg (sexy shorts) / Germany
• LAUSITZiale Spremberg / Germany
April
• 19th Sarasota Film Festival / Florida USA
• Screening “kurz & queer” Lichthaus-Kino Weimar (presented by cellu l’art Kurzfilmfestival Jena / Germany
• 20th BSFF - Brussels Short Filmfestival / Belgium
• 6th Kyiv International Short Film Festival  / Ukraine
• Toronto International Porn Festival / Canada • Hottest Kink FilmNJOY VIEWER’S CHOICE
• 12th Rencontres du Film Court / Madagascar
• 46th International Student Film Festival SEHSÜCHTE (competition) / Germany
• 20th Pink Apple Zürich - gay and lesbian film festival / Switzerland
May
• Lichtblickkino shorts - Q&A with Walther Crasshole / Germany
• 4th ORLANDO LGBTQI Film Festival, Bergamo / Italy
• Short Tiger Next Generation Cannes 2017 / France
• Kurzfilmabend "Cherry Picks“ - Berlin IL Kino Neukölln / Germany
• La Projo des Petits Grégory, Strasbourg / France
• 11th 20min|max International Shortfilmfestival Ingolstadt (Wettbewerbsrolle 1) / Germany
• Tbilisi International Student Film Festival 2017 / Georgia • Special Diploma for Directing
June
• TLVFest - The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival  2017 / Israel
• 7th Popporn Brasil, São Paulo / Brasil
• Berliner Kurzfilmrolle 2017, Radioeins Freiluftkino Friedrichshain / Germany
• Frech-frivoles Filmfestival Berlin / Germany • Award for Best EditingAudience AwardAward for Best Actress
• The Norwegian Short Film Festival / Norway
• 27th Freiburger Lesbenfilmtage / Germany
• Frameline41 - SanFrancisco International LGBTIQ Film Festival / USA
• Nachtschatten BDSM/Fetisch Film Festival, München / Germany
• 25th Art Film Fest Košice / Slovakia
• Böse & Gemein Festival, Dresden / Germany
• Park Film Fest Trencianske Teplice / Czech Republic
• 46th Lubuskie Filmsommer / Poland • Bronze Award for Best Short Film
• Echoes of Art Film Fest - Cinema Lumiere, Bratislava / Slovakia
• 6th Mikrofilm VI - short film festival, Plentzia / Spain • Jury Price for Best Short Film and best Directing
July
• 15th International Short Film Festival Tabor (international competition) / Croatia
• Shorts at Moonlight 2017, Kurzfilmfestival e.V., Freiluftkino Frankfurt-Höchst / Germany
• GEM Georgian Electronic Music Festival / Georgia
• 13th Lago Film Fest Int. Festival of Short and Documentaries / Italy • LFF Critics' Choice Special Mention
August
• 25th Sziget Festival in Budapest / Hungary
• 22nd North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival / USA
• 11th Vukovar Film Festival 2017/ Croatia
• 13th Monterrey International Film Festival / Mexico
• Festival Phare / Arles France - Antic Theater / France
• OFF - Odense International Film Festival / Denmark
September
• 21st Queer Lisboa - International Queer Film Festival / Portugal • IN MY SHORTS Film School Award for Best School Short Film
• Eureka University Film Festival, Bogotá / Columbia • Award for Best Screenplay
• 27th Oslo/Fusion Int Film Festival / Norway
• Queer Screen Film Fest in Sydney / Australia
• Some Prefer Cake 2017 - Bologna Lesbian Film Festival / Italy
• Luststreifen Basel / Switzerland
• 30th Out On Film, LGBT film festival Atlanta / USA
October
• PRIDE PICTURES - QUEER FILM FESTIVAL, Karlsruhe / Germany
• 10th Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Queensland / Australia
• 25th ImageOut: Rochester  LGBT Film Festival, NY state / USA
• 9th Fort Lauderdale Edition of OUTshine Film Festival, Florida / USA
• 6th CMG SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - LGBTQ short films / West Hollywood, CA / USA • Jury Award for Best Director3rd place in Audience Balloting for Comedy
• TWIST: 22. Seattle Queer Film Festival / USA
• 12th Dayton LGBT Film Festival, Ohio / USA
• 26th SIGLFF  Sacramento International LGBTQ Film Festival, CA / USA
• 15th Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Albuquerque, New Mexico / USA
• 5th ReelQ Pittsburgh LGBT film festival, Pennsylvania / USA
• PERLEN - Queer Film Festival Hannover / Germany
• 28th Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg | International Queer Film Festival / Germany
• Cinélices / France
• 15th shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival, Bern /CH + 8 different festival cities on 5 continents
• 18 – 22 October 2017 – shnit PLAYGROUNDS | Bangkok | Bern | Buenos Aires | Cairo | Cape Town | Hong Kong | Moscow | San José
• 18 – 29 October 2017 – shnit CINEMAS | In Movie Theaters Worldwide
• 29 October 2017 – shnit FINALE | New York
• QFF Rostock - QueerFilmFest / Germany
• 37th Cambridge Film Festival - presentation Next Generation Short Tiger 2017 / England
• Seminarvorführung HFF München (Sirkka Möller) / Germany
• 43rd FILMETS Badalona Film Festival, Barcelona / Spain
• 17th Barcelona International LGTIB Film Festival / Spain
• 15th FICM - Morelia Film Festival (Best of XPOSED Berlin) / Mexico
• Shortcutz Lisboa - Queer Lisboa one short film presentation / Portugal
• 32nd MIX COPENHAGEN | LesbianGayBiTransQueer Film Festival / Denmark
November
• OutWatch Film Festival, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, North California / USA
• 8th Queer Film Festival Oldenburg (Na Und e.V. ) / Germany
• 18th Queer Film Festival MEZIPATRA Prague and Brno (international competition) Wettbewerb / Czech Republic
• QUEERSICHT  Filmfestival 2017, Bern / Switzerland • ROSA BRILLE - Audience Award for Best Short Film
• dykenightmovies.com - lesbian shorts as a fundraiser for the Bay Area Lesbian Archives / USA
• 29th QueerFilmFestival Esslingen / Germany
• 16th Brussels Pink Screens Film Festival / Belgium
• 3rd inklusives Kurzfilmfestival KLAPPE AUF! Hamburg / Germany • Festival-Team Award for Best Short Film
• 19th Soria International Film Festival / official competition, Soria / Spain • Jury Award for Best Short Film
• “OFF Special” event - 2017 competition films, Odense / Denmark
• 7th Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Festival in London / England
• 23rd Court c'est Court von Cinambule / Cabrières d'Avignon / France
• 18th "du grain a demoudre" int. french film festival, Gonfreville l’Orcher adn Le Havre, Normandy/ France
• 26th Séquence Short Film Festival, Toulouse / France
• IMAGE + NATION Montreal Lesbian Gay Bi Trans film festival / Canada • Jury Mention
• 16th ФЕСТИВАЛЬ НЕМЕЦКОГО КИНО - program Short Tiger Next Generation 2017 / Russia
• 14th фестиваль немецкого кино - Goethe Institut presents Short Tiger Next Generation 2017 / Russia
December
• 40th Poitiers Film Festival / France
• Atelier automatique Bochum - XPOSED Screening / Germany
• 9th Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs, Competition / France

2018
January • 13th Ramdam Festival, Tournai / Belgium
• 30th Minimalen Short Film Festival (international competition), Trondheim / Norway
February
• 2nd Pink Lobster: New Brunswick's LGBTQ Film Festival / Canada
• 5th La Boca Erotica, Festival de Cine de Temática sexual, Madrid / Spain
• Festival du Film Court d’Aigues-Vives / France
• Royal College of Art in London, Screening feministisch/queerer Pornos / England
• 28th Bamberger Kurzfilmtage / Germany
March
• AKS - International Minorities Festival (LSF Hamburg), Karachi / Pakistan
• 21st Roze Filmdagen Amsterdam (LGBTI) / Netherlands
• Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg special program "Girls just wanna have fun“ / Germany
• 28th Melbourne Queer Film Festival / Australia
• Chalon Tout Court d’école, Chalon-sur-Saône / France
April
• 34th European Film Festival Lille / France
• OUTVIEW - Film Festival, Days of Queer Cinema, Int. LGBTQI Film Festival, Athen / Greece
• MALMÖ QUEER FILMFESTIVAL / Sweden
May
• Visionär Film Festival Berlin / Germany
• 27th LLFF - London Lesbian Film Festival, London Ontario / Canada • Audience Choice AwardBest Comedy Award
• 9th Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest, San Juan / Puerto Rico
• MQF - Malmö Queer Film festival / Sweden
• QueerStifti-Treffen, der "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“, XPOSED Kurzfilmprogramm / Germany
• Cine Sapatão (DykeKino), São Paulo / Brasil
June
• Carte blanche Avignon for an evening dedicated to belgian's festival / France
July
• Spremberg Screening (Andreas Köfer) / Germany
• Molières Cavaillac à côté du vigan (Association CINAMBULE) / France
• Cours du Château du Beaucet à côté de St Didier, (Association CINAMBULE), France
• Lacoste Boulodrome, (Association CINAMBULE), France
August
• Saignon Théâtre de verdure, (Association CINAMBULE), France
• Roussillon place de la Mairie, (Association CINAMBULE), France
• Villars cours des écoles, (Association CINAMBULE), France
• Cabrières place de l’ancienne Mairie, (Association CINAMBULE), France
• Faroe Islands (Bard Yden) / Norway
September
• queer loox Luxembourg / Luxembourg
October
• 30th Paris International Lesbian & Feminist Film Festival - Cineffable / France
November
• Preisverleihung Short Film Contest Holebikort 2018 (LGBT Themse), Leuven / Belgium
• 27th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (Narrative Shorts: Dark Comedy program), Missouri / USA
• Sorority X Riot grrrls* Market 2018 (XPOSED), Vienna / Austria
December
• BLN - 1st Berlin Lesbian Non-Binary Filmfest / Germany

2019
• festival Désir Désirs de Tours / France
• selection of shorts featured at the 30th Paris International Lesbian & Feminist Film Festival 2018 festival / France
• Hallo:Festspiele - Kraftwerk Bille & Elbphilharmonie Hamburg / Germany
• queer short films night at the cinéma Le Katorza in Nantes / France
• Screening at BBA-Gallery prefilm of Itty Bitty Titty Committee (Jamie Babbit), Berlin / Germany
• Kölner Kinonächte - Kurzfilmprogramm (during Cologne Pride) / Germany
• Feldkino Berlin & Visionär Film Festival - Pride Week (Tempelhofer Feld Kino), Berlin / Germany
• 50 Jahre NGBK / Symposium Lernort Begehren: Selected Films - Screening by COVEN Berlin / Germany
• Tag der offenen Tür Queer Film Festival Oldenburg (Na Und e.V. ) Kurzfilmprogramm / Germany
• La Sorbonne Nouvelle University (Paris) student film club Hystérique / France
• "Lesbisk Frukost“ at Garaget (Stadteilbibliothek) Malmö / Sweden

2020
• 1st San Francisco PornFilmFestival 2020 / USA
• digital edition of 30th Oslo/Fusion Int'l Film Festival / Norway