Fliegen

A Film by Marcus Hanisch

Synopsis

FLYING

It’s Nadia’s 15th birthday. Instead of celebrating with her friends she takes care of her drug addict mother. To earn their living Nadia is working in a chineses restaurant. Due to the clash of hope, fights and reconciliation the life with her drug addict mother becomes an intoxication for Nadia herself. Trapped between responsibility and the thoughts to escape Nadia’s loving care is put to the test.

Director

  • Picture of Marcus Hanisch © Marcus Hanisch

    Marcus Hanisch

    Marcus was born in Hoyerswerda in 1984. After graduating from school he became a digitial media designer and held several internships in the film industry. He took part in the highly qualified filmmaking program “TP2 Talentpool”, where he developed a SciFi shortfilm (SCHWARZATMEN/ BREATH DODGING), that was financed by several public film funds. He worked as an Production Assistent, Production Manager and Set Manager for numerous TV Documentaries, Music Videos and Feature Films. He was 1. AD to Directors like Pola Beck, Eron Shean, Zarah Ziadi and Anna Hoffmann. Since 2013 Marcus is studying directing at the German Film- and Television Academy in Berlin.

Awards + Festivals

  • 28th FILMFEST DRESDEN (Special Program: „Regionaler Fokus 1: Grenzgänger“, Germany)April 12, 2016
  • 9th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH - KINOCLUB (Official Selection, Krakow, Poland)June 19, 2016
  • 2nd UNDERGROUND FILMFEST – MUNICH MONDAY NITE MOVIES! OPEN AIR (Screening, Germany) July 11, 2016
  • 21st PORTOBELLO FIM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 1, 2016
  • *PRESIDENT’S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA)September 5, 2016
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    6th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (National Competition, Oderaue, Germany)September 9, 2016
  • FILMLABFESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Brescia, Italy)October 13, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Obenkino, Cottbus, Germany)October 15, 2016
  • 9th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rif, Iceland)October 21, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany)October 21, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany)October 22, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Lichtspieltheater Wundervoll, Rostock, Germany)November 4, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Platz Da!, Dresden, Germany)November 15, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Platz Da!, Dresden, Germany)November 16, 2016
  • 15th FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Filmz-Looking Forward Program, Mainz, Germany) November 16, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Kinobar Prager Frühling, Leipzig, Germany)November 18, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, lokal, Buckow, Germany)November 20, 2016
  • 34th FESTIVAL TOUS COURTS OF AIX-EN-PROVENCE (Int’l Short Film Competition, France)November 28, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Kinotheater Union, Fürstenwalde, Germany)December 10, 2016
  • SWEET AS FILM FESTIVAL DECEMBER’S EDITION (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)December 22, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 43rd INTERNATIONALES FILMWOCHENENDE WÜRZBURG (Official Selection, Germany)January 26, 2017
  • 27th MEDIAWAVE ANOTHER CONNECTION INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Online Competition, Hungary)March 1, 2017
  • 35th INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)April 6, 2017
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cyprus)May 11, 2017
  • 1st INT'L INDEPENDENT PERMANENT MEMORIES FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Italy)June 8, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 6th BANGALORE SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Bangalore, India)June 11, 2017
  • 23rd PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST AND FILM MARKET (Film Market, Palm Springs, CA, USA)June 20, 2017
  • 7th FARCUME - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CURTAS-METRAGENS DE FARO (Official Selection, Faro, Algarve, Portugal)August 21, 2017
  • 10th THE COLUMBIA GORGE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Big Lear Lake, CA, USA)September 18, 2017
  • 1st COLLATERAL 102 TURIN CINEFEST (Official Selection, Turin, Italy)December 6, 2017
  • 15th ANNUAL OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Oxford, Mississipi, USA)February 2, 2018
  • 7th CHILDREN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bursa, Turkey)May 3, 2018
  • 2nd HONG KONG FILM ART INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kwai Chung, Hong Kong)July 6, 2019

Crew

Screenplay
Marcus Hanisch
Producer
Marcus Hanisch, Johannes Greisle
Director
Marcus Hanisch
Director of Photography
Johannes Greisle
Art Direction
Ricarda Johanna Schwarz
Costume Design
Lisa Oberländer, Sebastian Simon
Sound
Karl Gerhardt
Editor
Felix Schaal, Jannis Greff
Sound Design
Karl Gerhardt
Music
Erik Petzold

Details

Running Time
18:25 Min
Shooting Format
ARRI Raw 2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo 2.0 or Dolby 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de