TANJA – TAGEBUCH EINER GUERILLERA
In the early 2000s, Tanja Nijmeijer was FARC’s all-purpose propaganda weapon. The film tells the extraordinary story of a Dutch graduate who managed to rise to the top in the tough macho world of the Colombian guerrillas – before Interpol issued an arrest warrant for her. Later she campaigned for peace. Who really is this woman? Simon Hauck
English/Original Title: TANJA – UP IN ARMS. Writer: Marcel Mettelsiefen. Editing: Stephen Ellis. Music: Johannes Repka. Production: Dreamer Joint Venture Filmproduktion GmbH. Producer: Oliver Stoltz. Length: 84 min.
The German-Ecuadorian EMMY, BAFTA and Grimme Award winner was born in Munich and grew up in Germany and Spain. Since graduating from high school, he has worked as a photojournalist, cameraman and documentary filmmaker in many war zones around the world.
CHILDREN OF THE TALIBAN, AF 2022, 56 min.
IN HER HANDS, USA 2022, 92 min.
CHILDREN ON THE FRONTLINE, UK 2014, 48 min.
Nominated for the DOK.horizonte Competition – Cinema of Urgency
The films in this series tell stories from countries in transition. They are supported by ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL with funds from the BMZ and are nominated for the VIKTOR DOK.horizonte Competition, endowed with 5,000 euros. The award donor is the Petra-Kelly-Stiftung.