Filme

Muhi – Generally Temporary 2017

Director: Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander & Tamir Elterman | Documentary | 85 min. | Worldsales: Lagardere Studios Distribution | Festivaks: Go2Films

A film about an incredibly brave child in the entanglement of the Israeli-Palestinian dilemma. Trapped between the frontlines Muhi fights for his life and a future.
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Festivals

Flahertiana Film Festival, Perm, Russland: Silver Nanook

Neiße Filmfestival, Germany: Audience Award

Festival internazionale Segni della Notte, Urbino, Italy: Edward Snowden Award

Le Voci dell'Inchiesta, Italy: Grand Jury Prize & Audience Award

Millenium Festival, Belgium: Audience Award

Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival, USA: Best Documentary Film

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, Greece: Special Mention, Amnesty International Jury

Sochi International Film Festival, Russia: Best Documentary Award

Guangzhou Doc International Film Festival, China: Golden Kapok Award for Superior Documentary Feature & Golden Kapok Award for Superior Directors

Internacional Festival Signos de la Noite, Portugal: Night Award

UK Jewish Film Festival, UK: Audience Award

DOK Leipzig, Germany: Golden Dove Award

Docaviv Int'l Film Festival, Israel: Best Debut

In Development And Production:

Perfect Black 2017 - 2018

Director: Tom Fröhlich | Documentary | ca. 80 min.

 
5 people, 5 concepts of life, 5 definitions of the perfect black. An ode to diversity in space bathed in darkness.
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Nice Jewish Boy 2018 - 2019

Director: Isri Halpern | Documentary | ca. 90 min.

 
At the end of 2016, a newly discovered photo taken in 1946 at a Jewish refugee camp in Germany had been published in newspapers around the world, creating a major sensation. The 25-year old man documented in the photo was no other than Herschel Grynszpan, the Jewish refugee who at the age of seventeen committed one of the most dramatic and well known assassinations in history.
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Herders (WT) 2018 - 2019

Director: Mark Michel et al. | Documentary | ca. 85 min.

 
They produce food for millions of people while protecting the environment: our planets nomadic herders. Yet one of the most sustainable life forms is by most perceived as backward and uneconomic. Their thousand years old knowledge is at risk. It is time for a homage to this endangered culture. And a chance to reconsider…
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Blood Brothers (WT) 2018 - 2019

Director: Rudolph Herzog | Documentary | 45/ 52 min.

 
In November 2016, it emerged that the Cuban's secret service collaborated extensively with its East German counterpart, the notorious Ministry of State Security (“Stasi”). The man behind these revelations is Jorge Vazquez, a man who worked as an interpreter in communist East Germany in the 1980s. The story of the collaboration of Cuba's and East Germany's secret services.
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When Kabul Sings 2018

Director: Sahra Mosawi | Documentary | 52 / 90 min.

 
A group of courageous young women aspire to become symphonic musicians in Afghanistan despite the many perils such ambitions bring them. Zohra is the first and only all women orchestra in Afghanistan. They are students at the National Institute of Music and the first women in their families, community and country to learn music in over 30 years - and now they are nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2018.
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Ahoy Utopia! (WT) 2018 - 2019

Director: Greta Taubert & Johannes Praus | Documentary | ca. 90 min.

 
If we had the chance to build the world from scratch, what would it look like? Utopian and writer Greta Taubert goes on a journey to explore platforms on the world’s last free space: water. She meets people that build rafts, swimming houses, communities, gardens, animal farms, clubs, saunas and even floating nations. Her journey... Read more »
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Projects of Celluloid Fabrik:

Milk – facts, figures and beliefs 2017

Director: Winfried Oelsner | Documentary | 60/ 52 Min. | Albatross Worldsales

 
Milk - an essential food for our wellbeing? The highly processed white industrial product we are supposed to consume on a daily basis is suspected of causing numerous diseases of civilization. We take a closer look at the ongoing debate.
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Festivals

Life Science Film Festival, Prague 2017

Broadcast

On ARTE 10. January 2017

Good – better – vegan? 2017

Director: John A. Kantara | Documentary | 45/ 52 Min. | Albatross Worldsales

 
Modern veganism for those who want it all is the new lifestyle of the young, healthy generation. Gourmet restaurants in Paris now serve vegan haute cuisine, vegan supermarkets are opening up in German cities, celebrities and bloggers are sharing new recipes for vegan cakes and biscuits on the Internet.
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Festivals

Life Science Film Festival, Prague 2017
Award of the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources

Broadcast

On ARTE 10. January 2017

Shalom Italia 2016

Director: Tamar Tal Anati | Documentary | 60/ 70 Min. | Worldsales: The Filmsales Company

 
A documentary road movie about three Jewish brothers from Italy, all well over 70, in search of the cave which saved their lives during the war. In doing so, questions arise about the nature of remembrance and truth.
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Festivals

Doc Aviv, Israel - National Competition
AFI Docs, USA - International Competition
IDFA, Netherlands - Best of Fests
Jewish Film Festival, Australia - Official selection
Festival dei Populi, Italy - Official selection
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival - Audience Award

Broadcast

German Cinema Release
04. May 2017

Lachesis 2017

Director: Philipp J. Neumann | Short film | 26 Min. | Inka Friedrich, Dinah Geiger, Thomas Dehler, Dietmar Voigt, Franziska Endres u.a.

 
The second part of the trilogy about the Fates is devoted to Lachesis, who measured the thread of life. Dealing with the controversial issue of assisted dying, it tells the story of a modern young woman and her planned suicide.
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Festivals

Premiere 31.03.2017: Schaubühne Lindenfels/ Kurzsüchtig Leipzig

10 Billion – what’s on your plate? 2014

Director: Valentin Thurn | Documentary | 102 / 52 / 45 / 30 Min. | Distribution by Prokino Filmverleih GmbH | Worldsales by Autlook Filmsales

 
The film examines the big question of how enough food can be produced when the world’s population reaches 10 billion. We’re all active consumers – and the film will help us decide how to act.
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Festivals

IDFA 2015, official selection Panorama, Netherlands

Best Documentary, 4th Peace and Love Film Festival, Sweden

31. Agro Filmfestival, Slovak Republic

5th Life Sciences Film Festival, Prague, Award of the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources

Darßer Naturefilm Festival, Award for Hajo Schomerus for outstanding camerawork

Darßer Naturefilm Festival, Childrens jury award

Broadcast

Free TV Premiere on ARD on
24. August 2016 at 22:45

Theatrical release: 16. April 2015

The Agent 2013

Director: Rudolph Herzog | Documentary | 55 Min. / 42 Min.

 
In "The Agent", Werner Stiller and his contemporaries report on the professional and private battlefields of the Cold War, touching on sex, jealousy, betrayal and loss of identity.
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Broadcast

05.02.13 ARTE 21:55
06.02.13 ARTE 10:25
19.02.13 ARTE 10:25
22.04.13 ARD 23:30
07.11.13 Einsfestival 17:00
08.11.13 Einsfestival 06:15
08.11.13 Einsfestival 10:30
12.11.13 PHOENIX 20:15
18.11.13 MDR 00:30

Atropos 2010

Director: Philipp J. Neumann | Short film | 15 Min. | with Heinz W. Krückeberg, Brigitte Strohbauer, Leon Virgenz, Tristan Hafermalz, Andreas Keller

 
The first part of a trilogy about the Fates Atropos, Lachesis and Clotho, Atropos examines death. An old man wakes up to discover that his wife has died in her sleep. A silent production filmed in a single sequence shot about the human effort to deal with loss.
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Festivals

Winner of the 2011 KURZSUECHTIG Festival
Winner of the Golden Horseman in the National Competition at the 2012 Dresden Film Festival

Broadcast

24.11.12 MDR 01:30
08.09.13 MDR 03:50