Premiere at Tallin Black Nights Film Festival 2021! A film directed by 25 students of Werner Herzog’s masterclass. We’re living in a time in which people are feeling so much, but have so few outlets to express it. In an effort to collect these thoughts and feelings, we’ve set up a series of voicemail boxes around the world, encouraging people to leave messages with anything they might be feeling during the COVID-19 pandemic. These messages are to be brought together in a documentary film entitled Tell Me: a portrait of humanity in isolation.
The Wise Women’s World Project premiered at Berlinale Film Festival 2020 and serves to collect, preserve and pass on the knowledge and wisdom of mature women. Interviews are conducted with women above 60, reduced to 90-second segments for social media in order to bring women of different generations together and further the process of changing our perceptions of women and age and lead to social change. https://www.wisewomensworld.org/
SUPAY is the first film with an LGBT-theme ever to be filmed in Cusco, Peru. The film is inspired by the testimonials from LGBT activists of the collective Kachkaniraqmi and deals with the topic of the stigmatization of lesbian women in the region. SUPAY premiered at OUTFEST PERU in 2018 and is currently on festival tour around the world.
Berlin actress Amor Schumacher opts for a bilateral amputation of the breast after she has been diagnosed with the BRCA2 gene mutation. The documentary accompanies her on the way from diagnosis to surgery. It is an emotional portrait that shows what doubts, hopes, and drastic decisions the diagnosis is accompanied by.
EL ALMA AUSENTE (THE ABSENT SOUL) is the story of a teenage boy who works in a butterfly farm, and in accordance with Amazonian legend must feed butterflies to his dead mother´s soul. It was filmed during the Masterclass with Werner Herzog in the Peruvian Amazon region. The story was created closely together with Elias, the protagonist, who actually suffered the absence of his mother in real life.