Mourning Rites

Short film of the ifs internationale filmschule köln | 2nd semester
Germany 2020 | 11:29 min. | drama

A laundromat in the 1980s. When the mourning student Patricia wants to contact her deceased grandmother via Ouija board at the scene of the accident, an uninvited guest asks
after admission.


Director: Alejandro Mathé
Quentin Nedballa, Maximilian Stolz
Leonie Haberkamp
Marcel Reiter
Gabriel Rau
Martin Kreienmeier
Production Design:
Florian Trautmann


Paul Wollin
Merle Wasmuth

awards & festivals

  • Ongezien Kort Filmfestival 2020, Antwerp
  • Golden Short Film Festival 2020 (Quarter Finals »Golden Student Short«), Avezzano
  • One Shot Terrassa City of Film Festival 2020, Spain
  • Reelout Virtual Queer Film Festival 2021, Canada
  • Living Skies Student Film Festival 2021, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Beeston Film Festival 2021, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • FilmSchauPlätze NRW 2021
  • Paracinema Film Festival 2021, Derby (UK)
  • One Take Film Festival 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia