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Dare.

A short film that aims to show the difficulties and complexity of interpersonal relationships in today's society by depicting the daily lives of three individuals and their struggle to fit in.
The characters are accompanied through moments of comfort as well as discomfort, allowing a glimpse behind their well-kept secrets.

  • Johanna Halbartschlager
    Director
  • Johanna Halbartschlager
    Writer
  • Jasmin Pemmer
    Writer
  • Lea Kux
    Writer
  • Barbara Nina Rettig
    Writer
  • Miguel Luger
    Writer
  • Rahel Schwarz
    Writer
  • Julia Kagerer
    Writer
  • Anja Kerschbaummayr
    Writer
  • Martina Sochor
    Writer
  • Barbara Nina Rettig
    Key Cast
  • Lea Kux
    Key Cast
  • Miguel Luger
    Key Cast
  • Jasmin Pemmer
    Director of Photography
  • Rahel Schwarz
    Sound
  • Julia Kagerer
    Editing
  • Anja Kerschbaummayr
    Editing
  • Martina Sochor
    Mentor
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 5, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    25 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Austria
  • Country of Filming:
    Austria
  • Language:
    English, German
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - YAAAS!
  • CineYouth - Chicago International Film Festival
    Chicago
    United States
    April 25, 2022
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival
    Busan
    Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
    July 8, 2022
    Asian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • CaFoscari Short Film Festival
    Venice
    Italy
    May 4, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Clapperboard Golden Festival
    Sao Paulo
    Brazil
    South American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Fem Film Festival
    Nottingham
    United Kingdom
    March 19, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Crossing Europe Film Festival
    Linz
    Austria
    June 6, 2021
    World Premiere
  • YOUKI International Youth Media Festival
    Wels
    Austria
    November 18, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Tallgrass Film Festival
    Wichita, Kansas
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Kalakari Film Fest
    Dewas, Madhya Pradesh
    India
    Official Selection
  • Super International Teenager Film Festival
    Bucharest
    Romania
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Johanna Halbartschlager

Johanna Halbartschlager was born in the small city of Amstetten in Lower Austria. Because of her passion for filmmaking and storytelling she is attending the multimedia department of HTL1 Bau & Design in Linz. She was able to gain valuable experience in the film business working for well-established international production companies. Johanna has credits as production assistant, post production assistant and production runner on several feature films. Her first short film DARE. got international recognition at various film festivals.

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