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German Films at Sundance 2016

German Films at Sundance 2016

Germany is well represented at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival with films by both debutants and returning filmmakers. Scattered around the festival’s program, German films are among the most daring productions and co-productions that will premier this week in Park City to eager audiences.

Here is a list of German films at Sundance this year:

German Productions

World Cinema Dramatic Competition


by Nicolette Krebitz

Producer: Heimatfilm

World sales: The Match Factory

Press contact: Required Viewing, Steven Raphael

US Dramatic Competition

Morris from America

by Chad Hartigan (DE/US)

German producers: Lichtblick Media & INDI Film

World sales: Visit Films

Press contact: Brigade Marketing, Adam Kersch

World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Halal Love (And Sex)

by Assad Fouladkar (DE/LB)

German producer: Razor Film

World sales: Films Distribution

Press contacts: Required Viewing, Steven Raphael & Denise Sinelov

World Cinema Documentary Competition


by Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami (DE/IR/CH)

German producer: Tag/Traum

World sales: Cat & Docs

Press contact: Entertainment Communications, David C. Magdael

German Co-productions

World Cinema Documentary Competition

The Light of the Enlightened

by Pieter-Jan de Pue (BE/NL/IE/DE)

The Settlers

by Shimon Dotan (FR/CA/IL/DE)

Documentary Premieres

Eat That Question- Frank Zappra in His Own Word

by Thorsten Schütte (FR/DE)


Cemetery of Splendour
by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (TH/GB/DE/FR/MY)

Land of Mine
by Martin Zandvliet (DK/DE)

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