Offside

2016 | Drama | 15 min

Directed by Cosima Frei

Dastan wants to play soccer. He wants to fit in, he wants to be like everybody else, but he stands out. Or much more, his veil wearing, Muslim mother. When for the first time she, and not his father, visits his soccer game, she becomes the object of his friend's mockery.

Runtime15 min
Year of Production2016
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatDCP
Aspect Ratio1:1.85
Shot onARRI ALEXA
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageSwiss German, Arabisch
Available SubtitlesGerman, French
Director Cosima Frei
Cinematography Sarah Jüstrich
Production Design Milena Wayllany
Music Voya Anicic
Editor Noemi Preiswerk
Fabienne Andreoli
Screenplay Ken Zumstein
Production Manager Rea Televantos
Gaffer Simon Wottreng
Leading ActorsShkelzim Meta
Rula Badeen
Supporting ActorsJérôme Humm
Valerio Orefice
Leo Thomas
Patric Gehrig
Corinna Glaus / Nora Leibundgut
Costume Design Julie Nielsen
Makeup Artist Sabine Flückiger
Location Sound Engineer Mourad Keller
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Digital Colorist Ramón Königshausen
Graphic Artist Cosima Frei

Screenings

9. January 2018
German Open Air Cinema
Bangkok | Thailand
Swiss Embassy in Coproduction with the Goethe Institut Bangkok

26. April 2017 – 1. May 2017
Int. Studentenfilmtage SEHSÜCHTE
Potsdam | Germany

15. March 2017 – 19. March 2017
Schweizer Jugendfilmtage 2017
Zürich | Schweiz

10. March 2017 – 17. March 2017
European Film Festival of Lille
Lille | France

27. January 2017 – 29. January 2017
Flutlicht Fussball Film Festivals
Basle | Switzerland

23. January 2017 – 29. January 2017
Bamberger Kurzfilmtage
Bamberg | Germany

19. November 2016 – 26. November 2016
Gijon Int. Film Festival
Gijon | Spanien

25. October 2016 – 30. October 2016
Int. Hofer Filmtage
Hof | Germany