Ich träum von einer fremden Welt

A Film by Lorenz Christian Köhler
and Benjamin Raeder

Synopsis

I DREAM OF A FOREIGN WORLD
“I dream with you, chase your monsters away…”
Two newly formed welcome classes, with children from Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon meet a German primary school class, in Berlin. Together with the theatre group ‘Drehbühne Berlin’ a play is created, about their own dreams and nightmares.

Director

  • Picture of Lorenz Christian Köhler © Jan Pauls

    Lorenz Christian Köhler

    Lorenz Christian Köhler was born in Eisenach in 1972. After finishing school he studied Acting at the The Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin. 1999 till 2001 he was engaged at the Faust-Ensemble by Peter Stein. After that he worked as an Actor in various Theater- and Filmproductions in Germany. 2004 he founded, together with his partner Nanda Ben Chaabane, the Company for theater- and filmproduction Drehbühne Berlin. The first Production of the Company “The little Prince” turned to a hit in Berlin and in Germany and was shown over 600 times. 2011 this stage piece was adapted to a film, also under the direction of Lorenz Chr. Köhler. All theater productions, in which Lorenz mainly works as Director, are combinations between Theater and Film. His last work on stage was an adaption of Junglebook at the tropical houses of the Botanical Garden in Berlin.



  • Picture of Benjamin Raeder © Benjamin Raeder

    Benjamin Raeder

    Benjamin Raeder was born in Berlin-Lichtenberg in 1980. He graduated with Abitur at the „John-Lennon-Gymnasium” in Berlin-Mitte in 1999. Subsequently, he completed a mandatory year in social service at a hospital. In 2001, he started working as camera assistant on several TV and cinema productions with DOPs like Frank Griebe, Konstantin Kröning, Sonja Rom, Jochen Stäblein, Sebastian Richter, Martin Kukula, Peter Przybylski, Julian Hohndorf, Serge Roman and Matthias Schöningh. In 2007, he joined the university HFF “Konrad Wolf” to study cinematography and he finished with a diploma in 2013.
    Since then, he has worked on fiction, commercial and documentary projects as DoP and Director .

Awards + Festivals

  • 2nd IZMIR INT'L REFUGEE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, İzmir, Turkey)April 14, 2020

Crew

Director
Lorenz Christian Köhler, Benjamin Raeder
Producer
Lorenz Christian Köhler, Nanda Ben Chaabane
Director of Photography
Benjamin Raeder
Art Direction
Nanda Ben Chaabane
Sound
Sylvester Bordt
Editor
Benjamin Raeder
Sound Design
Arne Assmann
Music
Arne Assmann

Details

Running Time
61 min
Shooting Format
RED Digital
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)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY / DIRECTOR

Drehbühne Berlin
Lorenz Christian
Köhler Königstraße 5
14109 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)179 2087 053
lorenz@drehbuehne-berlin.de
http://www.drehbuehne-berlin.de/