Geschwister

A Film by Joya Thome

Synopsis

“Daddy has made a mistake.” That’s what three siblings, Mara (16), Felix (12) and Moritz (7), get served for dinner. And suddenly daily life gets a different meaning. Mara is let down by her boyfriend, Felix is about to fall in love for the first time and the small Moritz builds up in a dominoes spiral. But they shall still remain a family, right?

Director

  • Picture of Joya Thome © Joya Thome

    Joya Thome

    Joya Thome, born 1990 in Berlin, as the daughter of a filmmaker she came across film very early and began to write and direct at the age of 11. She made her first short film DIESMAL IST ES ANDERS (2009) during high school. After numerous jobs in film production as a production and director's assistant and a stay in Africa, she made the documentary HÄTTE DER MOND AUCH SCHOKOLADE GEWEINT in January 2010. Her second short fictional film GESCHWISTER (SIBLINGS) will be completed in summer 2011. With the support of the film producer Hans W. Geißendörfer Joya is currently preparing her third short film LOVE, YESTERDAY.

Awards + Festivals

  • 27th INT'L FILM MARKET – CLERMONT-FERRAND (France, Market Screening)February 11, 2012
  • 32nd FANTASPORTO – OPORTO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Portugal, Fantas in Shorts)February 21, 2012
  • 21st MUESTRA DE CINE INTERNACIONAL DE PALENCIA (Spain, Int'l Competition)February 25, 2012
  • 13th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Germany, Competition)March 12, 2012
  • *BEST SHORT OF THE MONTH APRIL*
    2012 SHORTCUTZ BERLIN (Germany, Competition)April 19, 2012
  • 3rd WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (USA, Int'l Competition)April 20, 2012
  • IM RAUSCH MIT FREUNDEN FESTIVAL (Germany, Competition)May 3, 2012
  • 2012 NEW DIRECTORS' SCHOWCASE SAATCHI&SAATCHI (Germany, Competition)May 12, 2012
  • 12th INDEPENDENT DAYS FILMFEST (Germany, Competition)May 17, 2012
  • WERKSTATT DER JUNGEN FILMSZENE (Germany, Competition)May 26, 2012
  • FEST 2012 – INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Portugal, Int'l Competition)July 1, 2012
  • GIMLI FILM FESTIVAL 2012 (Canada, Int'l Competition)June 27, 2012
  • INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OSTRAVA KAMERA OKO (Ostrava, Czech Republic)September 21, 2012
  • CLIP CLUB-ABEND IM EISZEIT-KINO BERLIN (Berlin, Germany)November 23, 2012
  • KURZFILMNACHT GREIFSWALD 2012 (Greifswald, Germany)November 29, 2012
  • FILOFEST INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL 2012 (Ljubljana, Slovenia)December 10, 2012
  • DER KURZFILMTAG / GERMAN SHORT FILM DAY - FILMARCHE FEIERT DEN KURZFILMTAG (Germany)December 21, 2012
  • DAWN BREAKERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALDecember 25, 2012
  • *NOMINATION: BEST FILM OF THE YEAR / BEST FILM MUSIC*
    SHORTCUTZ AWARD BERLIN 2013 (Berlin, Germany)February 2, 2013
  • NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL (New York, USA) March 1, 2013
  • BJF-JAHRESTAGUNG “FILM IM NETZWERK DER KULTURELLEN BILDUNG” (Germany)April 26, 2013
  • 19th SAN GIO VERONA VIDEO FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Italy)July 23, 2013
  • FILMFESTIVAL OBERURSEL (Competition, Germany)August 17, 2013
  • JUMP CUT COMPONENT OF THE BAYSIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Australia)August 28, 2013
  • 3rd ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Competition, Germany)September 13, 2013
  • 31st LE CARROUSEL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE RIMOUSKI (Québec, Canada)September 22, 2013
  • 11th KALPANIRJHAR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FICTION FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Kolkata, India)November 1, 2013
  • OULU INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Finland) November 18, 2013
  • KURZFILMTAGE IM PTI (PÄDAGOGISCH THEOLOGISCHES INSTITUT) (Bonn, Germany)November 22, 2013
  • MAGMA – MOSTRA DI CINEMA BREVE (Int’l Competition, Italy)November 28, 2013
  • 4th WINNIPEG REAL TO REEL FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Canada)February 18, 2014
  • 9th SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA)May 1, 2014
  • „BERLINFILME IM ESPERANTOGARTEN“ (Interkulturelles Theater Zentrum, Berlin, Germany)August 23, 2014
  • 1st GOA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)September 17, 2014
  • 2nd WOMEN MEDIA ARTS & FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sydney, Australia)September 26, 2015

Crew

Director
Joya Thome
Screenplay
Joya Thome
Producer
Martin Danisch, Joya Thome
Director Of Photography
Nikos Welter
Editor
Joya Thome
Sound
Benjamin Kalisch, Dominik Hohl
Music
Conrad Oleak

Details

Running Time
08:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
HDCam, DVD, DigiBeta, BetaSP, miniDV, BluRay, .mov (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (1:1,78)
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstr. 21
D-10961 Berlin

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCER

Nico Kupferberg Film
Image- Dokumentar- und Kinofilmproduktion
Martin Danisch

Allerstr. 35
D-12049 Berlin

+49 (0) 172 - 850 999 3
+49 (0) 30 – 832 147 88
FAX: +49 (0) 30 - 83214788

martin.danisch@gmail.com
info@nicokupferberg.de
www.nicokupferberg.de