Entschuldigen Sie bitte die kurze Störung

A Film by David M. Lorenz

Synopsis

The Berlin Underground has just pulled out as a voice resounds: „Dear ladies and gentlemen, excuse me for interrupting…“ Everybody is watching the homeless woman selling a well-known street newspaper. But what does SHE actually see?

An experimental documentary about Nicole Y. and a short film about hope.

Director

  • Picture of David M. Lorenz © David M. Lorenz

    David M. Lorenz

    David M. Lorenz is a filmmaker living and working in Berlin. He was born in Freiburg im Breisgau in 1985. After graduating from school, he spent one year in Australia doing voluntary community service. Afterwards, he worked in the film and television industry in Munich and then moved to Austria to study "theatre, film and media" at the University of Vienna. Subsequently he started studying "audiovisual media" (focused on film direction) in Berlin. He finished this with honors in 2013. His fictional and documental short films were successfully screened at more than 500 film festivals or events in over 60 countries worldwide / www.davidmlorenz.de

    His short films "Ein Augenblick in mir / In the Nick of Time", “Entschuldigen Sie bitte die kurze Störung / Sorry to Interrupt” and the documentary "In Zukunft / In Future" were shown at over 300 film festivals worldwide and have won several awards.

Awards + Festivals

  • 28th INTERFILM - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Berlin Beats, Berlin, Germany)November 14, 2012
  • *BEST FILM*
    1th INTERFAK BERLIN (Competition, Germany)December 14, 2012
  • *3rd JURY AWARD*
    8th CLIPAWRD MANNHEIM (Competition, Germany)April 27, 2013
  • 23th FILMKUNSTFEST M-V SCHWERIN (Competition, Germany)May 1, 2013
  • KURZFILMABEND Z10 E.V. (Karlsruhe, Germany)May 5, 2013
  • 17th FUSION FESTIVAL (KURZFILMROLLE 23rd FILMKUNSTFEST M-V) (Lärz, Germany)June 27, 2013
  • BEST-OF-PROGRAMM 8th CLIPAWARD (Zeitraumexit, Mannheim)August 24, 2013
  • BEST-OF-PROGRAMM 8th CLIPAWARD (b-ware! Ladenkino, Berlin)August 28, 2013
  • BERLIN CINEMA SUMMER PARTY (Berlin, Germany)August 29, 2013
  • 3rd ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Competition, Germany)September 13, 2013
  • EMMENTALER FILMTAGE (Int’l Competition, Switzerland)October 18, 2013
  • *2nd AWARD*
    KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Competition, Germany)October 20, 2013
  • 17th INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMTAGE WINTERTHUR (Int’l Competition, Switzerland)November 10, 2013
  • 7th UNLIMITED – KURZFILMFESTIVAL KÖLN (Competition, Germany)November 15, 2013
  • WE THE PEOPLES FILM FESTIVAL (London, UK)November 15, 2013
  • 21st OZU FILM FESTIVAL (Ozu Doc Section, ItalyNovember 18, 2013
  • 17th INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL OFF CINEMA (main competition, Poland)November 22, 2013
  • FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Mainz, Germany)November 29, 2013
  • FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF 2013(Competition, Germany)November 27, 2013
  • 11th SKENA UP INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Kosovo)December 5, 2013
  • 15th MADURAI INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Int’l Competition, India)December 6, 2013
  • 4th MANYA HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FETSIVAL 2013 (Int’l Competition, Uganda)December 10, 2013
  • 8th STREAMINGFESTIVAL FOR AUDIO VISUAL ART (The Hague, Netherlands) December 12, 2013
  • 2nd CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2014 (Official Selection, India)February 5, 2014
  • FILMTAGE FRIEDRICHSHAFEN (Competition, Germany)February 22, 2014
  • TAOS SHORTZ FILM FEST (Official Selection, USA)March 21, 2014
  • HAIFA CINEMATHEQUE (ClipAward Program, Israel)March 30, 2014
  • COMMUNE IMAGE (Competition: Carte blanche à Die Ungeduldigen, France)April 3, 2014
  • TEL AVIV CINEMATHEQUE (ClipAward Program, Israel)April 4, 2014
  • 32nd INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)April 15, 2014
  • 26th EUROPEAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL OLDENBURG (Germany)April 25, 2014
  • INCONNU FESTIVAL 2014 (Official Selection, France)April 27, 2014
  • 9th SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA)May 1, 2014
  • 8th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 20min|max (Official Selection, Germany)May 10, 2014
  • *SILVER MEDAL*
    FISH-FESTIVAL IM STADTHAFEN ROSTOCK (Competition, Germany)
  • 16th KURZFILMFESTIVAL WEIMAR - BACKUP (Official Selection, Germany)May 22, 2014
  • 16th SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA 2014 (International Competition, Japan)May 29, 2014
  • FLOßKINO N° 11 (Berlin, Germany)May 29, 2014
  • 8th WENDLAND SHORTS 2014 (Competition, Germany)June 20, 2014
  • KURZFILMWANDERUNG GIESSEN/HILDESHEIM (Gießen/Hildesheim, Germany)June 20, 2014
  • CINEFRINGE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, Scotland) July 31, 2014
  • *JURY SPECIAL PRIZE*
    SHORTYNALE KURZFILMFESTIVAL KLOSTERNEUBURG 2014 (Official Selection, Austria) August 7, 2014
  • AEROE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2014 (Official Selection, Denmark) August 23, 2014
  • BEST-OF-PROGRAMM CLIPAWARD – KIOSK KIEZ KINO (Screening, Mannheim, Germany)August 24, 2014
  • 2nd KURZFILMGARTEN WEDDING (Screening, Berlin, Germany)August 30, 2014
  • *BEST DOCUMENTARY*
    UNISHORTS STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2014 (Official Selection, New Zealand)September 12, 2014
  • LOCALIZE FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Potsdam, Germany)September 12, 2014
  • INTERVIDEO TALENT AWARD / INTERVIDEO NACHWUCHSPREIS (Award presentation, Mainz, Germany)September 26, 2014
  • 7th FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Competition, Germany)October 1, 2014
  • FREUNDE INGELHEIMER FILMKULTUR E.V. (Screening, Germany)November 8, 2014
  • 4th INT’L YOUTH FESTIVAL OF SHORT CINEMA AND ANIMATION METERS (Official Selection, Russia)November 29, 2014
  • *”THE UNDERGROUND NARRATION” AWARD*
    LUKSUZ FESTIVAL PO CENI FILMA 2014 (Official Selection, Slovenia)December 5, 2014
  • BERLIN ART FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)December 4, 2014
  • 6th ARES INTERNATIONAL FILM & MEDIA FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)December 26, 2014
  • SOMMER SHORTS – KURZFILMFESTIVAL OPEN AIR (Screening, Cologne, Germany)September 4, 2015
  • 13th KINOFILM, MANCHESTER INT’L SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)February 22, 2016
  • LOCALIZE E.V. KURZFILMNACHT IN NAUMBURG (Special Screening, Germany)May 28, 2016
  • 15th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Best of 15 years selection, Konstanz, Germany)October 23, 2019
  • 'HIGHLY RECOMMENDED' & 'SHORT FILM OF THE MONTH'
    FBW (GERMAN FILM AND MEDIA REVIEW):

Crew

Director
David M. Lorenz
Screenplay
Nicole Y., David M. Lorenz
Producer
Darja Pilz, David M. Lorenz
Director Of Photography
Nicole Y.
Editor
David M. Lorenz

Details

Running Time
13:00
Shooting Format
Bullet HD
Screening Format
DigiBeta, DVD, BluRay, AppleProRes 422
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

DIRECTOR

David M. Lorenz

kontakt@davidmlorenz.de
www.davidmlorenz.de