Protect the Nation

film type fiction Production Country Germany, South Africa production year 2010 runtime 16'00
screening format 35mm aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby SR languages Zulu Subtitles Englisch, Französisch, Deutsch, Spanisch
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby SR languages Zulu Subtitles Englisch, Französisch, Deutsch, Spanisch

When faced with the unexpected kindness of a stranger, a young boy begins to question himself. Does he have the courage to do what is right?

director Candice R. Reisser Besetzung / Cast Jerry Mofokeng, Thabo Mbatha, Wright Ngubeni Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Mgo, Andre Kraml, Candice R. Reisser Schnitt / Editing Candice R. Reisser, Olivia Retzer Drehbuch / Script Candice R. Reisser Bildgestaltung / DOP Matthias Reisser Produktion / Production Marcus Machura Tongestaltung / Sound Design Manuel Laval
Festivals
New York Film Festival, New York City, USA
Tampere International Short Film Festival, Finland
Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, USA
Raindance Film Festival, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
interfilm Berlin: Internationales Kurzfilmfestival, Germany
Encounters International Short Film Festival, Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Sydney, Australia
São Paulo International Short Film Festival (Curta Kinoforum), Brazil
Drama International Short Film Festival, Greece
Festival International Signes de Nuit, Paris, France
International Short Film Festival of Lille, France
SHNIT Kurzfilmfestival, Bern, Switzerland
Cornwall Film Festival, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Reel Women Award)
Lumiéres D'Afrique, Besançon, France (Diaspora Prize)
Black Hills Film Festival, Hill City, USA (Black Hills Film Festival)
NociCortinfestival, Italy (Audience Award)
Production
  • Niama Filmproduktion GmbH
  • Marcus Machura
  • Herdweg 27
  • 70174 Stuttgart
  • +49 711 2536516
  • http://www.niama-film.com

Candice R. Reisser

Is a NYC native and honors graduate of the film and drama programmes at NYU, lives in Berlin