watu wote / all of us

| 2016 | 22 min. | 1 : 2,39 | ARRI Alexa | Ultra Prime Lenses | Kenya | Trailer |

 

For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between muslims and christians is growing. Until in december 2015, muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.

 

Director: Katja Benrath

Producer: Tobias Rosen

Script: Julia Drache

Editor: Julia Drache

Cinematographer: Felix Striegel

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Awards:

Golden Tadpole László Kovávs Student Award for Cinematography

CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Special Award Winner "Best Cinematographer in student etudes competition" by Polish Filmmakers Association
CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Student Oscar Academy Award Gold Medal for narrative film (international schools)

44th Student Academy Awards, USA

Nomination for the Oscars in the category short film (live action)

90th Academy Awards, USA

Young Talent Award / Nachwuchspreis Kamera

Deutscher Kamerapreis 2017 / German Camera Award 2017, Germany

Best Cinematography

11th Grand Off World Independent Short Film Awards, Warsaw, Poland

Best Short Film

First Steps Award, Germany

No Fear Award

First Steps Award, Germany

Best Short Film

Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis, Germany

Friedenspreis des Deutschen Films - Die Brücke

Bernhard Wicki Gedächtnis Fonds, Germany

Best Narrative Short Film

Brooklyn Film Festival, USA

Best Short Film

Bermuda International Film Festival, USA

Audience Award

Bermuda International Film Festival, USA

Best African Film

20th Zanzibar International Film Festival, Tanzania

Best African Short Film

38th Durban International Film Festival, South Africa

Audience Choice Award

Leiden International Short Film Experience, Netherlands

Best Production Award

46th Sehsüchte Internationales Student Film Festival, Germany

Audience Award

46th Sehsüchte Internationales Student Film Festival, Germany

Grand Prize

Toronto Shorts International Film Festival, Canada
 
Best Foreign Film

Toronto Shorts International Film Festival, Canada

Best Narrative Short

Port Townsend Film Festival, USA
 

Audience Favorite Award

DC Shorts Film Festival, Washington, USA

International School and Academy Award

GRR Giovani Registi Raccontano, Ravenna, Italy
 

Bester Hochschulfilm Das Goldene Einhorn

Alpinale, Nenzing, Austria

2. Platz Publikumspreis

Alpinale, Nenzing, Austria

Best Short Film

Arroios Film Festival, Lissabon, Portugal

Best Director

International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

 

Audience Award

11. Fünf Seen Filmfestival, Gilching, Germany

1. Jurypreis

Kunstgriff Rolle - Das Dithmarscher Kurzfilmfest, Germany

3. Publikumspreis
Kunstgriff Rolle - Das Dithmarscher Kurzfilmfest
, Germany

Audience Award

WendlandShorts, Germany

Production Award

WendlandShorts, Germany

 

Best Short Film

15th San Sebastian International Human Rights Film Festival, Spain

Gold Price

16th International Student Film and Video Festival - Beijing Film Academy, China

Audience Award

24th OpenEyes Filmfest, Germany

Best Short Film

Shorts at Moonlight, Germany

1. Platz, Kategorie Studentenfilme

Schiller-Shorts-Kurzfilmfestival, Brühl, Germany

Audience Award

Eat My Shorts - Hagener Kurzfilmfestival, Germany

2nd Place Short Film Competiton

Eat My Shorts - Hagener Kurzfilmfestival, Germany

Audience Award

Filmfest Eberswalde, Germany

Best Short Film

Baltic Film Art Festival, Germany

Audience Award

Cinema Falls Shorts Fest, South Dakota, USA

CineStar Price

59th Nordische Filmtagen Lübeck, Germany

Audience Award

16th International Best of Short Films Festival, LA CIOTAT, France

Best Short Film

39th Biberacher Film Festival, Germany

USAC Jury Award and international Special Mention

XVI Reggio Film Festival, Italy

Audience Award

17th Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Germany

Best medium length film

FILMZ Festival des deutschen Kinos, Germany

Bader Best Short Film Award

5th Ajmal Youth Film Festival, Qatar

First Prize in section TERRITORIO IN MOVIMENTO

Pentedattilo Film Festival, Italy

Audience Award

kurz.film.fest Künzelsau, Germany

Best EU Short Film

Flickerfest International Shortfilm Festival, Australia

Best Short 2.Prize

44th Internationales Filmwochenende Würzburg, Germany

Audience Award

28. Bamberger Kurzfilmtage, Germany

Audience Award

Kontrast | Bayreuther Filmfest, Germany

People’s Choice Award - Best short film

Boulder International Film Festival, USA

Grand Prix of the European Festival

34th European Film Festival of Lille, France

Audience Award

Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival, Germany

Golden Reel Award Best Student Film

17th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival, USA

Sogni d’oro Prize

Corti da Song International Film Festival European Fiction, Italy

Best Student Film

West Chester Film Festival, USA


Best Female Filmmaker
West Chester Film Festival, USA

H. Paul Fitzpatrick People’s Choice Award

West Chester Film Festival, USA

Audience Award

42nd Cleveland International Film Festival, USA

Festivals:

CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival, Bydgoszcz, Poland

13th HollyShorts Film Festival, LA, USA

14th Jameson Cinefest Miskolc IFF, Hungary

São Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil

21st LA Shorts International Film Festival, USA

Festival Partie(s) de Campagne, France

8th BronzeLens Film Festival, USA

Port Townsend Film Festival, WA, USA

Arroios Film Festival, Lissabon, Portugal

Toronto Shorts International Film Festival, Canada

Inventa un Film, Lenola, Italy

DC Shorts Film Festival, Washington, USA

28th Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brasil

41st Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany

Shorts at Moonlight, Germany

 

24th OpenEyes Filmfest, Germany

 

38th Durban International Film Festival, South Africa

 

Kraljevski Filmski Festival, Serbia

20th Zanzibar International Film Festival, Tanzania

 

Kunstgriff Rolle - das Dithmarscher Kurzfilmfest, Germany

 

Brooklyn IFF, USA

 

Bermuda International Film Festival, USA

 

Alpinale Kurzfilmfestival, Austria

International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

11th Fünf Seen Filmfestival, Gilching, Germany

 

WendlandShorts, Germany

 

Leiden International Film Festival, Netherlands

 

International Filmfest Emden-Norderney, Germany

 

19th Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Israel

 

Sehsüchte 46th International Student Film Festival, Potsdam-Barbelsberg, Germany

 

GRR Giovani Registi Raccontano, Italy

 

Kinoki International University Film Festival, Mexico

 

15th San Sebastian International Human Rights Film Festival, San Sebastián, Spain

 

22nd Brussels Short Film Festival, Belgium

16th International Student Film and Video Festival - Beijing Film Academy, China

Eat My Shorts - Hagener Kurzfilmfestival, Germany

Filmfest Eberswalde, Germany

Baltic Film Art Festival, Germany

39th Biberacher Film Festival, Germany

Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Scotland

6th Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival, Spain

16th International Best of Short Films Festival, LA CIOTAT, France

14th International Short Film Festival, Konstanz, Germany

STIFF Student International Film Festival, Rijeka, Croatia

Heartland Film Festival, Indianapolis, USA

14th Sedicicorto International Film Festival Forli, San Martino in Strada, Italy

San Diego International Film Festival line up!, CA, USA

10th Festival Filmzeit Kaufbeuren, Germany

First Step Film Fest - International Student Film Festival, Titana, Albania

Quebec City Film Festival, Canada

14th Jameson Cinefest Miskolc IFF, Hungary

8th BronzeLens Film Festival, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

11th Grand Off World Independent Short Film Awards, Warsaw, Poland

6th Toronto Black Film Festival, Canada

12th International Short Film Festival ZUBROFFKA, Poland

Pune International Film Festival, India

Caminhos Film Festival, Coimbra, Portugal

Cinema Falls Shorts Fest, South Dakota, USA

Mind the Indie Film Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

12th Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival, Hong Kong

THESS International Short Film Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece

XVI Reggio Film Festival, Italy

17th Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Germany

28th Bamberger Kurzfilmtage, Germany

13th Annual Durango Independent Film Festival Colorado, USA

FILMZ Festival des deutschen Kinos, Germany

5th Ajmal Youth Film Festival, Qatar

JETZT ODER NIE Filmtage Friedrichshafen, Germany

Flickenfest’s 27th International Short Film Festival, Australia

Pentedattilo Film Festival, Italy

26th Annual Pan African Film Festival, USA

Boulder International Film Festival, USA

19th Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival, Germany

kurz.film.fest Künzelsau, Germany

Kontrast | Bayreuther Filmfest, Germany

19th Festival International du Film d’Aubagne, France

Flickerfest International Shortfilm Festival, Australia

Flickers’ Roving Eye International Film Festival, USA

Toronto Black Film Festival, Canada

44th Internationales Filmwochenende Würzburg, Germany

42nd Cleveland International Film Festival, USA

34th European Film Festival of Lille, France

Festival 2018 Short Film Series - Berlin, Germany

19th Cello l’art Kurzfilmfestival Jena, Germany

2nd Annual Boynton Beach Short Film Festival, USA

34th Festival international de cinéma Vues d'Afrique, Canada

17th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival, USA

Reel Shorts Film Festival, Canada

West Chester Film Festival, USA

Boynton Beach Short Film Festival, USA

20th Kurzfilm Festival MAIFLIMMERN, Germany

19th cellu l'art Short Film Festival, Germany

Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival, Germany

Postira Seaside Film Festival, Croatia

16th Annual Female Eye Film Festival, Canada

Africlap Festival des cinémas d’Afrique de Toulouse, France

Afrika Filmfestival, Belgium

34th Festival International de Cinéma Sues d’Afrique, Canada

Corti da Song International Film Festival European Fiction, Italy

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