Germany 2023 – Director: Petra Mäussnest – Original language: German – Subtitles: English
Jonny, a young teacher from Berlin cannot do his job during the coronavirus pandemic because he suffers from a chronic lung disease. He has to isolate himself and carries on teaching his class online from Sweden with the help of his brother. When the management team of the Waldorf school does not want to support this arrangement, he begins a passionate struggle against exclusion. Ina Borrmann
Writer: Petra Mäussnest. Camera: Bernadette Paassen, Knut Schmitz BVK. Sound: Petra Mäussnest, Sven Klöpper, Michael Thäle. Editing: Petra Mäussnest. Music: Marcus Sander. Production: DOCDAYS Productions GmbH. Producer: Antje Boehmert. Length: 94 min. International Sales: tba Distribution: tba
Studied documentary film at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Since then she has directed and edited feature-length documentaries, reports and documentaries. In 2020 she received the Bremen Documentary Film Award for her current project JONNY ISLAND.
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Nominated for the DOK.deutsch Wettbewerb
Intense stories and the unusual on one's own doorstep: the competition presents films that deal with people and topics in German-speaking countries. The VIKTOR DOK.deutsch Competition is endowed with 7,500 euros. The prize sponsor is Sky.