19.09.2022

waking up in silence

A former military barracks of the Wehrmacht now serves as a refugee camp for people from Ukraine.
“Waking up in silence” accompanies the children on their journey, where their own history meets that of the barracks. A moment between past and future, war and silence, departure and arrival, which depicts a portrait of German history and its present through the eyes of its young protagonists.

 

AWARDS
73. BERLINALE – Generation Competition, Germany
*Jury Special Prize* for Best International Shortfilm at Generation KPlus Competition
20. DOCUDAYS International Human Rights Documentary Festival, Ukraine
*Winner Best National Shortfilm*
21. TIRANA Int. Filmfestival
*Best Student Documentary*
04. OKO International Ethnographic Film Festival UA, Bulgaria
*Jury Special Mention*
03. LET´S DOC, Poland
*European Children’s Film Association Jury Award*
17. KFFK, Germany
*Best Shortfilm* National Competition
12. KYIV Int. Shortfilm Festival, Ukraine
*Best Shortfilm* National Competition
46. POITIERS Film Festival, France
*Grand Prix* International Competition

 

 

FESTIVALS
73. BERLINALE – Generation Competition, Germany
54. VISIONS DU RÉEL – International Shortfilm Competition, Switzerland
38. DOK.FEST Munich, Germany
16. BELDOCS, Serbia
20. MILLENIUM DOCS AGAINST GRAVITY, Poland
DocAlliance Nominee
20. VIENNA SHORTS, Austria
63. ZLIN International Film Festival, Czech Republic
20. DOCUDAYS International Human Rights Documentary Festival, Ukraine
31. GOLDEN SPARROW Festival, Germany
19. KINO OTOK, Slovenia
02. MYKOLAICHUK OPEN, Ukraine
29. PALM SPRINGS International ShortFest, USA
40. FILMFEST MÜNCHEN, Germany
19. KINEMASTIK Int. Short Film Festival, Malta
29. KINDER FILMFESTIVAL Kyoto, Japan
22. DOKUFEST, Kosovo
47. FILMFEST WEITERSTADT, Germany
29. SARAJEVO FILMFESTIVAL, Bosnia&Herzegovina
06. BOUQUET KYIV STAGE, Ukraine
13. MAKEDOX, North Macedonia
36. HERCEG NOVI Filmfestival, Montenegro
34. SAO PAOLO Int. Short Film Festival, Brazil
09. PRZEZROCZA Filmfestival, Poland
06. ELBE DOCK Filmfestival, Germany
03. HER DOCS, Poland
08. INDIE STREET Filmfestival, USA
11. SEOUL Int. Children´s Filmfestival, South Korea
19. CAMDEN Int. Filmfestival, USA
01. UKRAINIAN Filmfestival London, UK
09. MINIKINO Filmweek Bali, Indonesia
23. LILLE Int. Shortfilm Festival, France
21. TIRANA Int. Filmfestival, Albania
54. NASHVILLE Filmfestival, USA
20. REYKJAVIK International Film Festival, Iceland
04. OKO International Ethnographic Film Festival UA, Bulgaria
32. HOT SPRINGS Documentary Festival, USA
67. BFI London Filmfestival, UK
18. TACOMA Filmfestival, USA
23. KAOHSIUNG Film Festival, Taiwan
66. DOK Leipzig, Germany
18. PRAVO LJUDSKI Film Festival, Bosnia&Herzegovina
59. CHICAGO Int. Filmfestival, USA
21. DOCLISBOA International Film Festival, Portugal
12. MONTCLAIR Filmfestival, USA
03. LET´S DOC Documentary Festival, Poland
09. SPEKTRUM Filmfestival, Poland
04. UKRAINIAN Film Festival Berlin, Germany
11. DOXS Ruhr, Germany
23. ESCALES DOCUMENTAIRES – Int. Festival of Creative Documentary, France
36. IDFA Int. Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands
65. ZINEBI Festival Bilbao, Spain
40. KASSEL Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany
17. KFFK Köln, Germany
09. STILL VOICES Film Festival, Ireland
12. KYIV Int. Shortfilm Festival, Ukraine
17. LUBLIN Filmfestival, Poland
16. JUDOKS, Germany
03. ALL ABOUT US Filmfestival, Hong Kong
15. EASTERN NEIGHBOURS, Netherlands
46. POITIERS Filmfestival, France
35. AGUILAR Filmfestival, Spain
21. BOGOSHORTS, Columbia
15. WIZ-ART Lviv, Ukraine
13. ÜBER KURZ ODER LANG, Germany
10. SMITA PATIL Int. Shortfilmfestival, India
17. VILNIUS Shortfilm Festival, Lithuania
36. PREMIERS PLANS, France
45. MAX-OPHÜLS-PREIS, Germany
09. FLORENCE Shortfilm Festival, Italy
50. INT. Filmwochenende Würzburg, Germany
14. ANTARCTICS Film Festival, Antarctica

 

 

 

 

 

directors, writers, producers, editors | Mila Zhluktenko, Daniel Asadi Faezi
cinematographer | Tobias Blickle
sound recordist & dramaturgical consultant | Kristina Kilian
co-producer | Andrii Kotliar (Babylon’13)
music | Anton Baibakov and Dewey Martino
re-recording mixer, sounddesign | Andrew Mottl
color grading | Nicholas Coleman – OASYS Digital
title design | Paul Rutrecht
filmstock | Kodak
festival distribution | Square Eyes
2023 |  17 minutes | Documentary | 16mm | DCP 5.1 |  Ukrainian and Russian with English subtitles
© Lotas Film | Daniel Asadi Faezi | Babylon’13

 

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