Honorable Mention – “Unterdruck – Underpressure” (Austria)

Title: Unterdruck – Underpressure
Runtime: 33 min
Country: Austria
Director: Lilli Schwabe
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: March 31, 2017

Synopsis: Clara, an aspiring gynecologist, is enthusiastically supporting her patients, no matter if they are bringing a child into the world or are making the decision to have an abortion. At the same time, she is attempting to be a good wife and loving mother to her two little children. However, with the increasing pressures of daily life, her self imposed belief systems are beginning to falter, her duties in the clinic suddenly seem insurmountable and her family life is slipping away.