Watu Wote
All of us

film type fiction Production Country Germany, Kenya production year 2016 runtime 21'33
screening format DCP aspect ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby Digital languages Swahili Subtitles Englisch
screening format DCP aspect ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby Digital languages Swahili Subtitles Englisch

For more than 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.

http://www.watuwote-shortfilm.com/

Official Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=im59CZGHLKw

director Katja Benrath Besetzung / Cast Adelyne Wairimu Abdiwali Farrah, Barkhad Abdirahman Charles Karumi Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Elisabeth Kaplan, Florian Hirschmann Szenenbild / Production Design Nancy Aluoch Schnitt / Editing Julia Drache Drehbuch / Script Julia Drache Bildgestaltung / DOP Felix Striegel Produktion / Production Tobias Rosen Tongestaltung / Sound Design Edward Ahenda, Michael Manzke film school Hamburg Media School
Festivals
2017 International Student Film and Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy (ISFVF), China (Gold Award)
2017 Shorts at Moonlight KurzFilmFestival, Hofheim, Germany (Bester Kurzfilm)
2017 Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Israel
2017 Open-Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany
2017 São Paulo International Short Film Festival (Curta Kinoforum), Brazil
2017 International Festival of Young Filmmakers, Miskolc, Hungary
2017 Lenolafilmfestival, Italy
2017 First Step Filmfest, Tirana, Albania
2017 filmzeitkaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren, Germany
2017 Konstanzer kurz.film.spiele, Germany
2017 FILMZ - Festival des deutschen Kinos, Mainz, Germany
2017 Zubroffka International Short Film Festival, Bialystok, Poland
2017 PLUS CAMERIMAGE Film Festival, Bydgoszcz, Poland (Golden Tadpole & The Special Award: Best Cinematographer_Student Etudes Competition)
2017 EARLY BIRD International Student Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
2017 Arroios Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal (Best Shortfilm)
2017 La Ciotat - Best of Short Films Festivals, France (Publikumspreis)
2017 OpenEyes Filmfest, Marburg-Amöneburg, Germany (1. Platz)
2017 Sehsüchte - Internationales Studierendenfilmfestival, Potsdam, Germany (Beste Produktion, Publikumspreis)
2017 PROVINZIALE - Filmfest Eberswalde, Germany (Publikumspreis)
2017 International Short Film Festival Cyprus, Limassol (Best Director)
2017 Internationales Filmfest Emden-Norderney, Germany (Nominierung Engelke-Preis)
2017 Internationales Fünf Seen Filmfestival (FSFF), Gauting, Starnberg, Weßling, Seefeld, Germany (Publikumspreis Kurzfilm)
2017 Wendland Shorts Kurzfilmfestival, Lüchow, Germany (Publikumspreis & Produzentenpreis)
2017 ALPINALE Kurzfilmfestival, Nenzing, Bludenz, Austria (Best Student Film, Audience Award)
2017 Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Germany (CineStar Preis)
2017 LA Shorts International Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA
2017 Heartland Film Festival, Indianapolis, USA
2017 Biberacher Filmfestspiele, Germany (Bester Kurzspielfilm)
2017 interfilm Berlin: Internationales Kurzfilmfestival, Germany
2017 DC Shorts Film Festival, Washington, USA (1. Audience Award)
2017 Brooklyn International Film Festival, New York, USA (Best Short Film)
2017 Durban International Film Festival, South Africa (Best African Short Film)
2017 TiSFF Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival, Greece
Awards
2017 Bester Kurzfilm & NO FEAR Award FIRST STEPS - Der Deutsche Nachwuchspreis 2017
2017 Gold Medal Student Academy Awards 2017
Production
  • Hamburg Media School
  • Tobias Rosen
  • Finkenau 35
  • 22081 Hamburg
  • http://www.hamburgmediaschool.com
Distribution
  • Kurzfilm Agentur Hamburg
  • Stine Wangler
  • Bodenstedtstr. 16
  • 22765 Hamburg
  • +49 40 39106328
  • http://shortfilm.com
Sales
  • Hamburg Media School
  • Anja Schmuck
  • Finkenau 35
  • 22081 Hamburg
  • +49 40 41346863
  • http://www.hamburgmediaschool.com
School

Katja Benrath

Born 1979 in Erbach;
was trained to be a taylor;
2002-2006 diploma for performing arts in Vienna;
worked a few years as a free artist and made her first steps in filmmaking;
2012-2014 master’s degree programm in film directing at the Hamburg Media School

Filmography
2010 Puppenspiel
2012 Im Himmel kotzt man nicht
2015 Tilda
2015 Schwimmstunde
2016 Am Ende