MAXIM – DER GRÖSSTE
Germany 2020 – Director: Katja Fedulova – Original language: German, Russian – Subtitles: None
Even without legs, the vivacious Maxim (age 10) faces everyday life with bravery and hopes to become a pro skateboarder. But is it also possible to wakeboard without legs? His coach Pascha lays down the challenge… Maya Reichert
Winner of PRIX JEUNESSE INTERNATIONAL 2022 in the category 7- to 10-year-old non-fiction (world’s largest TV competition for outstanding children’s and youth TV programmes)
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Recommended for 8- to 12-year-olds
Writer: Katja Fedulova. Camera: Sergei Amirdzhanov. Sound: Elena Petrosyan. Editing: Katja Fedulova. Production: Telekult Film- und Medienproduktion GmbH. Producer: Heike Kunze. Length: 24 min.
Film education, media literacy and cultural education – DOK.education offers a diverse programme for children, youth, families and schools around the artistic narrative documentary film.
Short film programme
We present this film online as part of DOK.education's School of Seeing short film programme. The ticket also provides access to the following films:
JULES & ICH (recommended for 12- to 16-year-olds)
Belgium 2020, Anne Ballon, 16 min.
14 year-old Roos has a sister who was once her brother. Together with the both of them, we find out how enriching, crazy and sometimes also lonely the process of transition can be for the immediate family. Maya Reichert
SEEPFERDCHEN (recommended for 14- to 20-year-olds)
Germany 2020, Nele Dehnenkamp, 16 min.
The young Yazidi Hanan has conquered her fear and learned to swim. She does not want her traumatic memories of fleeing across the Mediterranean Sea to take away her lust for life. Today she teaches children how best to move through the water. Even her little brother Sidar is now going to do his seahorse badge. Maya Reichert