Don’t Shoot Me Mr. Taliban

A Film by Benjamin Martins

Synopsis

A bearded man with a backpack gets on an airplane and a beardless man without a backpack simply does what a man has to do.

Director

  • Picture of Benjamin Martins © Benjamin Martins

    Benjamin Martins

    After his training as an actor in Cologne and Berlin, Benjamin Martins initially spent several months in Mozambique and India to collaborate in cross-cultural assistance programs. He subsequently performed in several theatres in Germany and played various roles in film and television. Benjamin then decided to also work on the other side of the camera. His directorial debut "Ameisenpakt" (Ants Pact) has been screened at various film festivals around the globe. „Don’t shoot me Mr. Taliban” is Benjamin's second short film.

Awards + Festivals

  • 12th ANONIMUL INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, Romania)August 17, 2015
  • 20th PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 7, 2015
  • KARAMA HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jordan)December 5, 2015
  • 32nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “SARAJEVO WINTER 2016” (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 7, 2016
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    11th GENEVA INTERNATIONAL ORIENTAL FILM FESTIVAL (School Program Competition, Switzerland)April 11, 2016
  • HOLLYWORMS – 4th LANGE KURZFILMTAG (Screening, Worms, Germany)April 23, 2016
  • 2nd KARAMA GAZA HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amman, Jordan)May 12, 2016
  • HUMAN SCREEN INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Karama HRFF 2015 selection, Tunisia)September 6, 2016

Crew

Producer
Susi-Eva Maria Herzberger
Director
Benjamin Martins
Screenplay
Benjamin Martins
Director of Photography
Thorsten Weihrauch
Editor
Thorsten Weihrauch
Sound-Design
Thorsten Weihrauch
Music
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Details

Running Time
6:49
Shooting Format
4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1.85
Sound
Stereo
Website

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

HERZBERGER event & tv
Susi-Eva Maria Herzberger
Kaiserallee 44
76185 Karlsruhe