PÖFF : 2021 : BNFF

Night Forest

Local title
Öine mets
Title in Russian
Ночной лес
Original title
Nachtwald
Director
André Hörmann, Katrin Milhahn
Country
Germany
Year
2021
Festival
21st Youth and Children's Film Festival
Programme
Children's Competition Programme, Goethe-Institut Presents: New German Cinema, ECFA Competition
Genre
drama
Subject
adn´ventures, soul-searching, friendship

Paul (12) leaves home with his best friend Max (12) on the first day of summer vacation. Following in the footsteps of Paul’s missing father, the boys venture into the forest of the Swabian Alb and into a mysterious cave. Children feel freer and more carefree in the forests and mountains than ever before in their lives. But the challenges of their adventure are much bigger than they thought.

Director
André Hörmann, Katrin Milhahn
Screenwriter
Katrin Milhahn, André Hörmann
Cast
Levi Eisenblätter, Jonas Oeßel, Marc Limpach, Meike Droste
Producer
Norman Bernien
DoP
Michael Hammon
Production designer
Christian Strang
Editor
Vincent Assmann
Production
Kurhaus Production
Distributor
Kurhaus Production
World sales
Kurhaus Production
Runtime
Language
German
Subtitles
Estonian, English
Director
André Hörmann

Dokumentaalfilmitegija Andre Hörmann on õppinud sotsiaalteadusi Berliini Humboldti ülikoolis, filmilavastamist Potsdami filmiülikoolis ning on California, Los Angelese ülikooli (UCLA) professionaalse stsenaristikaprogrammi vilistlane. Hörmann on Goethe Instituudi Villa Kamogawa, Villa Aurora ja Saksa Akadeemilise Vahetusteenuse (DAAD) stipendiaat. Ta on õpetanud filmi Babelsbergi filmiülikoolis, Marburgi ja Ulmi ülikoolides ning Mumbais ja Chicagos. Tema filmid on linastunud rahvusvahelistel filmifestivalidel nagu näiteks Sundance, IDFA, DOK Leipzig, Hiroshima rahvusvaheline animatsioonifestival, DocAviv, Sydney rahvusvaheline filmifestival, Toronto rahvusvaheline filmifestival, SXSW, Doc NYC, Chicago rahvusvaheline filmifestival, Palm Springs Shortfest ja Krakovi rahvusvaheline filmifestival ning pälvinud erinevaid auhindu. Tema viimane dokumentaalfilm "Ringi ääres" ("Ringside") esilinastus 2019. aasta Berlinale Generation 14plus programmis. Ta elab ja töötab Münchenis ja Los Angeleses.

Die Berliner Nouvelle Vague (2016, doc), Ringside (2019, doc)

Director
Katrin Milhahn

Katrin Milhahn sündis 1975. aastal Münchenis. Ta käis ajakirjanduskoolis ja õppis HFF Potsdamis stsenaariumi kirjutamist ja dramaturgiat.

Goethe-Institut Presents: New German Cinema

Goethe Instituut

Goethe Instituut

Screenings

Hall 3 Apollo Kino Solaris
Screening011201 / Öine mets
SubtitlesEnglish, Estonian
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Hall 3 Apollo Kino Solaris
Screening101201 / Öine mets
SubtitlesEnglish, Estonian
Q&A guestsKatrin Milhahn - co-Director, Norman Bernien - Executive Producer
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Hall Electric Cinema
Screening112201 / Öine mets
SubtitlesEnglish, Estonian
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Hall 3 Apollo Kino Solaris
Screening121203 / Öine mets
SubtitlesEnglish, Estonian
Q&A guestsKatrin Milhahn - co-Director
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