WIENER AND MANTEUFFEL
(WIENER ECKE MANTEUFFEL)
by Florian Schewe
Germany 2014 91 min. original version with English subtitles
fri 21 nov 6:00 pm Kulturpalast
Script: Yannick Bonica, Florian Schewe, DoP: Yannick Bonica, Editor: Till Ufer, Production: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen (HFF) „Konrad Wolf“, Producer: Katrin Dröse, with: Volker Rüdiger Al Faraj, Dijana, Reinhild Al Faraj, Eckhardt Al Faraj, Ingo Herrmann, Helmbrecht Herrmann, Thomas Al Faraj
Wiener and Manteuffel, the street corner where it all began. Pat and Dijana are together since 22 years. They share their lives and their love. Together they determine the everyday life of their relationship and live with their common destiny. Both live with AIDS. The portrait of an extraordinary love story, and a personal, long-term documentary started in 2009, shot until 2013.
"An ode to energy, humour and endurance, WIENER ECKE MANTEUFFEL tells the true Berlin love story of Dijana and Pat, who fell in love at the corner of Wiener Straße and Manteuffelstraße in 1991." (www.exberliner.com)
Biography: Born in Berlin, Florian Schewe studied at the University of Film and Television „Konrad Wolf“ and graduated as director in 2011. His graduation film won an award at the International Berlin Film Festival. Since then, the film and TV director and photographer has developed and worked on several projects.
Filmography: 2005 MOHARRAM JUGEND DER EWIGEN MORGENRÖTE, 2008 AMILAND, 2010 LEBENDKONTROLLE (short film), 2011/2012 DIE KULINARISCHEN ABENTEUER DER SARAH WIENER (TV series), 2014 WIENER ECKE MANTEUFFEL
Awards: new berlin film award: Best Documentary und Ecumenical Jury Award (Achtung Berlin, Germany 2014)
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
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