Lisa Hürtgen
Fiction : 10' / Lesbian, Elder

While Mrs. Jacobs gives swimming lessons to the young caregiver Nadja in her retirement home, the two develop a quiet attraction to each other. Even though the old woman secretly longs for it, she struggles with social values and her own feelings, which deny her this closeness.


September 22 | 15h30 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala 3 Buy Tickets
“In My Shorts” Competition

/ Details

Year: 2021

Country: Germany

Language: german

Subtitles: english

With: Katharina Nesytowa, Friederike Frerichs

/ Direction

Lisa Hürtgen


Lisa Hürtgen (Düsseldorf, 1995) studied Practical Filmmaking at the MET Filmschool, in London. Since 2016 she has been studying directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin. Besides, she works as assistant director.



2021 - Swimming Lesson (Short Film)
2019 - Here, For You (Short Film)

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