Award Ceremony of the VFF Documentary Film Production Award
The VFF Documentary Film Production Award will be presented for the fourth time at the 36th DOK.fest Munich. The prize honours the work of documentary film producers.
This year the prize goes to the production trio Frank Müller, Guevara Namer and Antonia Kilian, who also directed the film. We talk to the Produzent.innen about the making of this outstanding film. THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER will be screened in the DOK.fest München @home programme.
Prof. Dr. Johannes Kreile, managing director of the award donor VFF
Thomas Frickel, AG DOK, jury representative
Frank Müller & Kerstin Reich, producers Doppelplusultra, award winners
Guevara Namer, producer, award winner
Antonia Kilian, director and producer, Pink Shadow Films, award winner
The event will be held partly in German and partly in English.
The award ceremony is free of charge, the first broadcast can be accessed directly via the DOK.fest Munich homepage.
Tickets for the winning film THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER now available in presale, the film can be watched from 06 to 23 May 2021.
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER
Combat training instead of forced marriage and IS? 19-year-old Hala escapes from Minbij in North Syria across the Euphrates and ends up in the Kurdish military. After her training she returns to her hometown as a police officer with the intention of saving her younger sisters.
We present the German premiere of the film.
The subtitles are selectable in the audio settings of the video.To switch off the audio description, please select Arabic under "AUDIO".
Age rating: 12
English/Original Title: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER. German title: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER. Writer: Antonia Kilian, Arash Asadi, Guevara Namer. Camera: Antonia Kilian. Sound: Stephan Konken. Editing: Arash Asadi. Music: Shkoon (Thorben Diekmann und Ameen Khayer). Production: Doppelplusultra Filmproduktion GmbH, Pink Shadow Films, Greenlit Productions. Producer: Frank Müller, Antonia Kilian, Guevara Namer, Merja Ritola. Length: 91 min. International Sales: Syndicado Film Sales. Distribution: Doppelplusultra Filmproduktion GmbH