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Ewig Gast
Eternal Guest

film type documentary film Production Country Germany production year 2021 runtime 8'45 colour
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3) sound format Dolby SR languages Deutsch Subtitles Englisch
screening format Media File (ProRes, mp4, mov) aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3) sound format Stereo languages Deutsch Subtitles Englisch

My grandfather was one of the very first labour migrants under the Labour Recruitment Agreement between Germany and Greece. A short poetic documentary about longing, family and being a so-called guest worker.

https://www.khm.de/studentische_arbeiten/id.29891.ewig-gast/

Official Trailer: https://vimeo.com/527060166

director Maximilian Karakatsanis Produktion / Production Maximilian Karakatsanis Schnitt / Editing Maximilian Karakatsanis, Rita Schwarze Bildgestaltung / DOP Maximilian Karakatsanis Drehbuch / Script Maximilian Karakatsanis film school Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
Festivals
2021 Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
2021 Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece
2021 Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Germany
2021 Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Ukraine
2021 Reykjavík International Film Festival, Iceland
Production
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
  • Ute Dilger
  • Peter-Welter-Platz 2
  • 50676 Köln
  • +49 221 20189330
  • http://www.khm.de
Distribution
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
  • Ute Dilger
  • Peter-Welter-Platz 2
  • 50676 Köln
  • +49 221 20189330
  • http://www.khm.de
Sales
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
  • Ute Dilger
  • Peter-Welter-Platz 2
  • 50676 Köln
  • +49 221 20189330
  • http://www.khm.de
School
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
  • Peter-Welter-Platz 2
  • 50676 Köln
  • Deutschland
  • +49 221 201890
  • http://www.khm.de

Maximilian Karakatsanis

Maximilian Karakatsanis is a director and writer born in 1994. He has been studying at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne since 2018. His work ranges from fiction films and documentaries to radio plays and poetry.

Filmography
2024 Beneath the Night (short film, 14')
2023 In Die Sonne Blicken (experimental film, 7’)
2023 Fasolákia (documentary film, 39’) 
2022 Bruch (short film, 29')
2020 Ewig Gast (documentary film, 9') 
2019 Courage (short film, 25') 
2017 Apathie (short film, 28’)
2016 Sag Es Nicht (experimental film, 3')