Scheenglücken/Snowdrop had a pre-festival screening in Vienna on October 25th.
With the help of smugglers, a small group of refugees tries to cross the border between the Ukraine and Slovakia. Among the refugees is a 33-year-old man called Yassir from Somalia and Seda an Armenian woman with her 12-year-old daughter Armine. She attempts to flee to Austria, where her husband, Armine’s father, is waiting for them. But the escape takes an unfortunate turn when Armine loses her talisman, a snowglobe...
SNOWDROP is a short film telling the story of a group of refugees trying to cross the EU border. It´s about hope and dreams but also about real life tragedy. And eventually it´s a film about the pursuit of happiness and it´s power.