LAW and ORDER

Jan Soldat 2012, documentary, 8’42“
miniDV / DCP, colour, 16:9, 25fps, mono, German with English subtitles

Synopsis

A short documentary about the normalitiy of body and sexuality in ages. Two naked elderly men, both in the age of 70, in elegant surroundings talk about their relationship and the good old days, and chat in a refreshingly candid manner about theirfetishes and sadomasochistic predilections. Real German Education.

Team

Direction
Cinematography
Editing
Production
Cast

Jan Soldat
Jan Soldat
Jan Soldat
Jan Soldat
Manfred, Jürgen

Prizes

Best International Short – 7th Tel Aviv LGBT International Film Festival
Best German Short – 7. XPOSED International Queer Film Festival Berlin
Special Mention – 6th International Film Festival Kratkofil Plus
Best Documentary – 7th International Vilnius Short Film Festival
Gleichstellungspreis – 12. Flensburger Kurzfilmtage
Goldene Linse – 7. Nacht des radikalen Films Leipzig
Best Documentary – 10th CineKink NYC
Best Documentary – LIBERCINE Argentina LGTB International Film Festival
Jury Prize – Perv Queerotic Filmfestival Australien

Screenings

62th Berlinale Panorama / Filmhuis Cavia Amsterdam / FRINGE! Gay Filmfest London 2012 / 10. Queer Zagreb / 58. Int. Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen / 15th Pink Apple Festival Zürich / Outview Athen Internaional Gay & Lesbian Film Festival / 28. Schwule Filmwoche Freiburg / Cinema Queer Internationella Filmfestival Stockholm / 28. Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg / 2nd PopPorn Festival São Paulo / VIS Vienna Independent Shorts 2012 / 7th Tel Aviv LGBT International Film Festival / Frameline36: the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival / 7th XPOSED International Queer Film Festival Berlin / MIMI LGBT Short FilM Festival Barcelona 2012 / 6th International Film Festival Kratkofil Plus 2012, Banjaluka/Bosnia Herzegovina / 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival / 12th Gimli Film Festival/ Manitoba Canada / Entzaubert DIY Queer Filmfest 2012 / 36th Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt / Vermont Bear Film Festival USA 2012 / 27th Odense International Film Festival / NONSTOCK Festival Kurzfilmzelt 2012 / Double Sensation Berlin Short Film Night / 8th Busho International Short Film Festival Budapest / 7th International Vilnius Short Film Festival in Lithuania / 4th annual Kansas City Urban Film Festival / 22th Oslo Gay and Lesbian Film Festival / Pussy Whipped Queer Feminist Festival Edingburgh 2012 / 25th Helsinki International Film Festival / 5th Fetisch Film Festival Kiel / Q! Film Festival Jakarta Indonesia 2012 / 16th Annual Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival / 10th Annual South West Gay&Lesbian Film festival / 18th Chéries-Cheris Paris GLBT film festival / 17th Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival / 23rd Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg / 16th schwul lesbische Filmtage Weiterstadt / No Nite Best of Kurzfilfmestival Hamburg / 2nd Annual 25th Anniversary Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival / Queerfilmfest Rostock 2012 / 14th BUNTER HUND Internationales Kurzfilmfest München / 27th MIX Copenhagen | LesbianGayBiTrans Film Festival / 42th Molodist Filmfest Kiew / 7th Pornfilmfestival Berlin /24th QueerFilmFestival Esslingen / VinoKino-Tour / 26th Internationales filmfest Braunschweig / 16th Queersicht Bern / 13th queer film festival MEZIPATRA / Pink Screens Festival Brüssel 2012 / 20th OZU Filmfestival Italy / ‚Get a Room‘ Amsterdam & Utrecht / 42th ALCINE Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares-Comunidad de Madrid / Homochrom Kinotour / Serile Filmului Gay 2012 Romania / 28th International Shortfilm Festival Berlin / 25th VS Kurzfilmfestival Schwenningen / 54th International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao / 25th exground filmfest / YOUKI INternational Youth Media Festival 2012 / 12th Flensburger Kurzfilmtage / 25th image+nation LGBT Montreal / 3rd Santo Domingo Outfest / 7th Nacht des radikalen Films / 24Stunden von Nürnberg 2012 / LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz / International Queer Film Festival MERLINKA in Belgrade 2012 / OnlyPorn Lyon / Explicit! Conference Filmmuseum Potsdam / 10th Bilbao Intl. LGT Filmfestival / 5th Bangalore Queer Film Festival 2013 / 10th CineKink NYC / LIBERCINE Argentina LGTB International Film Festival 2013 / 14th Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival / 19th Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche / 23rd Melbourne Queer Film Festival / Strangelove Antwerp Queer Film 2013 / 3th Skepto International Film Festival / 15th Mecal International Short Film Festival Barcelona / Pedal Party Torun Poland / 25th Filmfest Dresden /14th cellu l’art Jena / Hohto-festival Finnland / plattform#11 no budget Tübingen / identities 2013 INT QUEER FILM FESTIVAL WIEN / Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival South Africa 2013 / 48 Stunden Neukölln / QFest Houston, Texas 2013 / 25th Annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival / Das Filmfest / Goethe Institut Filmfest Prag & Brno 2013 / 31th Oktober 2013 – Short Screens Brüssel / Perv Queerotic Filmfestival 2013 / Queerstreifen Regensburg 2013 / Mix Brasil 2013 / 9th Andalasgai International Film Festival Andalusia / Dialogues Kalkutta 2013 / 8th Nacht des radikalen Films / 2nd InterFak Berlin / Fetish Film Festival Rom 2014 / FIDÉ Festival / Münchner Filmwerkstatt / 11th Queer City Cinema Canada / IFS Begegnung Museum Ludwig Köln / 7th Annual Druid Underground Film Festival / Directors Lounge Berlin / 45th Tampere Film Festival / Fetish Film Festival Kopenhagen 2015 / 12th Indielisboa / EXPLICIT. Festival d’expressions plurielles du sexuel Montpellier / FilMadrid Focus / Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS 2015 /19th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur / 7th Heimspiel Filmfest Regensburg / Nachtschatten BDSM Fetisch Film Festival 2016 / What the Fuck Fest***! Paris 2016 / Flimmerzimmer Berlin / 11th Vilnius International Short Film Festival / Lichthaus Kino Weimar / Queere Filmwoche Leipzig / Schauspielhaus Köln / Filmrauschpalast Berlin / 3rd Queer Film Festival München / Explicit Porn Klap Marseille / Metropolis Kinemathek Hamburg / Ecrans Mixtes -Queer Film Festival Lyon / Liberated Film Club London / Quimby’s Bookstore Brooklyn NY / Proud&Loud Festival Paris / Belvedere 21 Museum Vienna