Film Archive

Kids DOK 2013
Bhavini – Ich will nur tanzen! André Hörmann

Little Bhavini dreams her way out of a Mumbai slum into a career as a dancer. She keeps practicing the steps of traditional Indian dancing, she keeps begging her mother to allow her to take lessons with a famous teacher. ...

Bhavini – Ich will nur tanzen!

Documentary Film
Germany
2013
15 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Heike Kunze, Max Milhahn
André Hörmann
Florian Foest
Marc Accensi
André Hörmann
Kevin Pinto
Little Bhavini dreams her way out of a Mumbai slum into a career as a dancer. She keeps practicing the steps of traditional Indian dancing, she keeps begging her mother to allow her to take lessons with a famous teacher. But that is expensive and they are barely scraping by since father died. So Bhavini begins to work at her mother’s beauty salon. But there is another obstacle to overcome: the entrance examination …
In this new instalment of his series about children in megacities, André Hörmann once again, rather than simply showing the life of foreign children, explores the question of what it means to live for one’s dreams.

Grit Lemke
Kids DOK 2013
Das Herz des Stromboli Tobias Deicke

The inhabitants of the village of Ginostra live at the foot of the Stromboli volcano. When it erupts ...

Das Herz des Stromboli

Animated Film
Germany
2012
8 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Tobias Deicke
Tobias Deicke
Bowen Liu
Tobias Deicke
Tobias Deicke
Benedikt Gaussling, Benedikt Schöller
The inhabitants of the village of Ginostra live at the foot of the Stromboli volcano. When it erupts, they are all saved by a miraculous coincidence.
Kids DOK 2013
Hallo Tod! Knietzsche erklärt den Tod – Was kommt, das geht Anja von Kampen

Knietzsche says: “Some people say that life is like a roller coaster ride.” Come to think of it ...

Hallo Tod! Knietzsche erklärt den Tod – Was kommt, das geht

Animated Film
Germany
2012
2 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Anja von Kampen
Anja von Kampen
Oliver H. Wolf
Fiete Müller
Anja von Kampen
Anja von Kampen
Stephan Fieberg
Knietzsche says: “Some people say that life is like a roller coaster ride.” Come to think of it – sometimes life goes up, sometimes down, and everyone gets a ride. But what comes afterwards? Knietzsche has given it some thought.

Schrecken ohne Ende

Animated Film
Germany
2012
6 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Carsten Bunte, Patrick Brennecke
Max Stöhr, Michael Sieber
Daniel Vulcano
Johannes Weiland
Max Stöhr, Peter Ruschel
Marcus Sauermann
Christian Heck
When the world's best big sister is moving away, you need a really good plan to prevent this from happening.
Kids DOK 2013
Sharukh sucht das Glück André Hörmann

Which 14-year-old boy does not dream of fast cars? For Sharukh, who lives in the Indian megacity of Mumbai, this has a bitter aftertaste: ever since his father left the family, ...

Sharukh sucht das Glück

Documentary Film
Germany
2013
25 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Heike Kunze, Max Milhahn
André Hörmann
Florian Foest
Marc Accensi
André Hörmann
Kevin Pinto
Which 14-year-old boy does not dream of fast cars? For Sharukh, who lives in the Indian megacity of Mumbai, this has a bitter aftertaste: ever since his father left the family, he has been forced to work as a car mechanic to support his family – even though he would rather play or even go to school. But there is space for dreams in the dusty workshop: Sharukh wants to see his mother smile again and drive her through the city in a big limousine just once …

Grit Lemke