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La Bestia - Train Of The Unknowns

#2019/044
film type documentary Production Country Germany production year 2018 runtime 23' 45"
screening format DCP ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) colour colour sound Dolby Surround screening format languages Spanish dialogue screening format subtitles English subtitles
additional screening format media file additional ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) additional sound Dolby Digital additional screening format languages Spanish dialogue additional screening format subtitles English subtitles

“Casa del Migrante” in Huehuetoca, a suburb at the gates of Mexico City, is a safe haven for refugees. At least for two days. Then they have to continue with their journey towards the North in freight train carriages, which everyone here just calls “La Bestia”, the beast.

director Manuel Inacker producer Karla Stöhr, Nicole Jatta screenwriter Manuel Inacker editor Laura Espinel Director of Photography Falco Seliger film school Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
festivals München, Dok.Fest München, Germany (2018); Amsterdam, IDFA International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands (2018)
director
  • Manuel Inacker
production
  • Cristina Marx
  • Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
  • 14482 Potsdam
  • +49.(0)331.6202564
  • www.filmuniversitaet.de
distribution
  • Cristina Marx
  • Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
  • 14482 Potsdam
  • +49.(0)331.6202564
  • www.filmuniversitaet.de
sales
  • Cristina Marx
  • Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
  • 14482 Potsdam
  • +49.(0)331.6202564
  • www.filmuniversitaet.de

Manuel Inacker

Born 1989 in Siegen;
is a German-Croatian director;
graduated in politics, sociology and philosophy from the University of Erfurt and from the Bosphorus University in Istanbul;
lived in various countries and is currently based in Berlin;
has been studying feature and documentary film directing at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF since 2014

Filmography
2014/15 Koza – Cocoon
2016 Keiner kommt
2016 PALLASSEUM – Invisible City
2017 Retropia