A barracks in Bavaria provisionally housing Ukrainian children. The no-man’s-land between EU and Belarus and a desperate attempt to maintain communication. The silence in Ahr valley after catastrophic flooding. Three places, three areas of stasis and eerie silence – three short films for our time.
Camera: Marie Scholjegerdes. Sound: Marc Lehnert. Editing: Samuel Albert. Music: Frederic Hellmann. Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH. Producer: Tristan Schneider. Length: 30 min. International Sales: Eva Steegmayer / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Jonathan Brunner is a director for documentaries and commercials. In 2020, he completed his Bachelor in Media Design at the University of Applied Sciences Mainz. Since autumn 2020 he has been studying documentary film directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. With BORDER CONVERSATIONS he won the Silver Dove of the DOK Leipzig 2022 as best German short film.
WEISSE ROSEN, DE 2022, 25 min.
Nominated for the Student Award
The Student Award of DOK.fest München presents outstanding documentary films by students of German-speaking film schools. The films are nominated for the megaherz Student Award, worth 3,000 Euros.