Die Beschützer

A Film by Benjamin Rost

Synopsis

Robbe (29), Ana (18) and Konstantin (53) are about to become bodyguards. They are learning psychologic armamentarium as well as dealing with a sniper rifle in their security school. But no one knows what reality holds for them once they passed their final exam. As individually as their journey through life is, they all have a good reason to become guardians. A portrait on the quest for security.

Director

  • Picture of Benjamin Rost © Benjamin Rost

    Benjamin Rost

    Benjamin Rost studies directing film at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg since 2013. After he graduated the Bavarian Academy for Television (BAF) in 2009 he worked as a director for documentary films. He realized different documentaries for the Bavarian Television. Additionally he worked as a freelancer and directed documentaries, short- and image films. Before Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg he studied Philosophy in Munich.

Awards + Festivals

  • 14th INTERNATL FESTIVAL OF DEBUT AND STUDENT FILMS BEGINNING (Official Selection, St. Petersburg, Russia)November 29, 2015
  • 21st FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Official Selection, Stuttgart, Germany)December 6, 2015
  • 17th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Landshut, Germany)March 13, 2016
  • MACHAKOS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nairobi, Kenya)April 7, 2016
  • *NOMINATION FOR JEAN LOUP PASSEK AWARD*
    3rd FESTIVAL DO HOMEM – MELGACO INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Melgaco, Portugal)August 2, 2016
  • 1st ALIVE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)September 23, 2016
  • 27th BAMBERG SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)January 23, 2017

Crew

Director
Benjamin Rost
Producer
Estella Suplit, Julia Deumling; Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH (Ludwigsburg)
Sound
Markus Rebholz
Editor
Robin Weiland
Sound Design
Markus Rebholz
Music
Markus Rebholz

Details

Running Time
26:40
Shooting Format
16 mm
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILMSCHOOL & PRODUCTION

Estella Suplit
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Akademiehof 10
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

Estella.suplit@filmakademie.de

DIRECTOR

Benjamin Rost
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Benjamin.rost@filmakademie.de