Weil es Mitte März ist (Teil 1 & 2)
Because it's middle of march (Part 1 & 2)

annual catalogue #2018/097
film type documentary Production Country Germany, Israel production year 2017 runtime 8' 40"
screening format DCP ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) colour colour sound Stereo screening format languages German dialogue screening format subtitles English subtitles
additional screening format media file additional ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) additional sound Stereo additional screening format languages German dialogue additional screening format subtitles English subtitles

An impressionistic film essay about the founding history of the state of Israel: Bodybuilding as the aesthetic leading theme of this movie becomes mixed up with the myth of building the state of Israel and the need for self-protection.

director Leri Matehha editor Leri Matehha Director of Photography Ofir Perez composer Marin Geier Other Jonathan Omer film school Kunsthochschule für Medien
festivals Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg (2017); Kurzfilmfestival Köln (2017); International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand (2018)
director
  • Leri Matehha
  • +49.(0)152.34399371
production
  • Ute Dilger
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln
  • Peter-Welter-Platz 2
  • 50676 Köln
  • +49.(0)221.20189330
  • www.khm.de
distribution
  • Ute Dilger
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln
  • Peter-Welter-Platz 2
  • 50676 Köln
  • +49.(0)221.20189330
  • www.khm.de
sales
  • Leri Matehha
  • +49.(0)152.34399371

Leri Matehha

Born and raised in Tallinn/Estonia;
studies of philosophy and Scandinavian studies at the University of Cologne;
since 2012 studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne with main focus on art film and theory

Filmography
2014 Ein Wabenwunsch
2016 Thomas der Hochspringer
2017 NYE