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Watu Wote
All of us

#2018/096
film type fiction Production Country Germany, Kenya production year 2016 runtime 21' 33"
screening format DCP ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) colour colour sound Dolby Digital screening format languages Swahili dialogue screening format subtitles English subtitles
additional screening format dcp additional ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) additional sound Dolby Digital additional screening format languages Swahili dialogue additional screening format subtitles English subtitles

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/

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

director Katja Benrath producer Tobias Rosen screenwriter Julia Drache editor Julia Drache Director of Photography Felix Striegel cast Adelyne Wairimu Abdiwali Farrah, Barkhad Abdirahman Charles Karumi designer Nancy Aluoch composer Elisabeth Kaplan, Florian Hirschmann film school Hamburg Media School
festivals interfilm Berlin (2017); Heartland Film Festival, Indianapolis (2017); L.A. Shorts Fest, Los Angeles (2017); EARLY BIRD International Student Film Festival, Sofia (2017); Zubroffka International Short Film Festival, Bialystok (2017); FILMZ - Festival des deutschen Kinos, Mainz (2017); Konstanzer kurz.film.spiele (2017); filmzeitkaufbeuren (2017); First Step Filmfest, Tirana (2017); Lenolafilmfestival, Italy (2017); International Festival of Young Filmmakers, Miskolc, Hungary (2017); São Paulo International Short Film Festival (2017); Open-Air Filmfest Weiterstadt (2017); Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival (2017); Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival (2017) awards Gold Medal - Student Academy Awards (2017); Bester Kurzfilm & NO FEAR Award - FIRST STEPS - Der Deutsche Nachwuchspreis (2017); Gold Award - International Student Film and Video Festival of Beijing (2017); Beste Produktion, Publikumspreis - Sehsüchte - Internationales Studierendenfilmfestival, Potsdam (2017); Best African Short Film - Durban International Film Festival, South Africa (2017); Best Short Film - Brooklyn International Film Festival, New York (2017); 1. Audience Award - DC Shorts Film Festival (2017); Bester Kurzspielfilm - Biberacher Filmfestspiele (2017); CineStar Preis - Nordische Filmtage Lübeck (2017); Best Student Film, Audience Award - ALPINALE Kurzfilmfestival, Nenzing (2017); Publikumspreis & Produzentenpreis - Wendland Shorts, Lüchow (2017); Publikumspreis Kurzfilm - Fünf-Seen-Filmfestival, Starnberg (2017); Nominierung Engelke-Preis - Internationales Filmfest Emden-Aurich-Norderney (2017); Best Director - International Short Film Festival Cyprus, Limassol (2017); Publikumspreis - Filmfest Eberswalde (2017); 1. Platz - OpenEyes Filmfest, Marburg-Amöneburg (2017); Bester Kurzfilm - Shorts at Moonlight, Hofheim (2017); Publikumspreis - La Ciotat - Best of Short Films Festivals, France (2017); Best Shortfilm - Arroios Film Festival, Lisbon (2017); Golden Tadpole & The Special Award: Best Cinematographer_Student Etudes Competition - PLUS CAMERIMAGE Film Festival, Bydgoszcz (2017)
director
  • Katja Benrath
production
  • Tobias Rosen
  • Hamburg Media School
  • Finkenau 35
  • 22081 Hamburg
  • Germany
  • www.hamburgmediaschool.com

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