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THE ONE WHO CROSSED THE SEA

animated documentary 2020

„A riveting visual poem“
Filmfest Report

The animated documentary THE ONE WHO CROSSED THE SEA tells the story of a GDR refugee who joins the new right. In a folding boat, he flees via Denmark to Western Germany, where the story tips into the dark. His newly acquired freedom turns into disorientation. Only in a growing nationalist movement does the main character find a new home. The film poses the elementary question: Where does the fear of foreign cultures and the desire for isolation really come from?

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
WINNER - Best Animation @ International Filmmaker Festival New York
HONORABLE MENTION @ Festival of Nations


FESTIVALS

Clermont-Ferrand (France)
International Filmmaker Festival of New York (USA)

Filmfest Dresden (Germany)

Monstronale (Germany)
Festival of Animation Berlin (Germany)
Filmz Mainz (Germany)
E&U European Short Film Festival (Germany)
Festival of Nations (Austria)
Athens Filmfest (Greece)
SHORT EXPORT - Tourné (International)

Palma de Mallorca Films infest (Spain)

Bamberger Kurzfilmtage (Germany)

FILMETS Badalona Film Festival (Spain)

Filmfest Bremen (Germany)

Bundesfestival junger deutscher Film (Germany)

Pendance - Toronto  (Canada)

Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche 2021 (Germany)

AFI DOCS Film Festival (USA)

Festival de Finos Films - Sao Paulo (Brazil)

TEAM

buch & regie - Jonas Riemer
co-autor - Lion Bischof
produktion - Jonas Riemer, Johannes Schubert
montage - Jonas Riemer, Martin Herold
produktionsleitung - Lukas Koll
kamera - Georg Meyer
szenenbild - Max Schönborn
schauspiel - Nico Birnbaum
animation - Jonas Riemer, Alexia Mokry
sound - Nicolas Voß
music - Robert Pilgram, Marcus Sander
titel design - Lisa Brüning

SALES & DISTRIBUTION

interfilm Berlin Management GmbH
Strassburger Str. 55
10405 Berlin, Germany
www.interfilm.de