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A Film by Jonas Möllmann

Synopsis

COWS CAN’T SWIM.
Two lonely Souls meet at a hotel bar. Hotshot TV-Host Nick and blind musician Klara get into each other’s hair immediately. They prey on their counterpart’s weaknesses with precision and persistence, but seemingly just can’t get off each other’s backs.

Director

  • Picture of Jonas Möllmann © Julian Oettel

    Jonas Möllmann

    Jonas Möllmann was born in 1993 in Bonn, Germany. He completed his school education in North Rhine Westphalia after moving numerous times inside of Germany and living in the United States for four years. After that he immediately started studying film in Dortmund and working as a freelancing editor and producer for music videos, commercials and TV-productions. He graduated 2018 with his short “Cows can’t swim”.

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST DRAMA SCREENPLAY (SHORT)*
    3rd LOS ANGELES FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)October 11, 2018
  • 2nd REALE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cinisello Balsamo, Milano, Italy)November 2, 2018
  • 9th LONDON LIFT-OFF FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)December 12, 2018
  • 3rd CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 29, 2018
  • 9th LOVE YOUR SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sanford, FL, USA)February 7, 2019
  • 4th CANADA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montreal, Canada)February 16, 2019
  • 1st SOUTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)February 16, 2019
  • 4th RAPIDLION - THE SOUTH AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Johannesburg, South Africa)March 1, 2019
  • 5th BEESTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beeston Nottingham, United Kingdom)March 13, 2019
  • FALCON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)March 20, 2019
  • 3rd DEEP IN THE HEART FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Waco, TX, USA)March 28, 2019
  • 1st HEART OF ENGLAND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Coventry, United Kingdom)March 28, 2019
  • 8th MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hagerstown, MD, USA)March 29, 2019
  • 9th THE FORT MYERS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Fort Myers, FL, USA)April 1, 2019
  • 7th CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)April 5, 2019
  • 8th RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Richmond, VA, USA)April 23, 2019
  • 6th FIRENZE FILMCORTI FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Firenze, Italy)May 30, 2019
  • 9th DORTMUNDER TRESEN-FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dortmund, Germany)June 4, 2019
  • 6th LITERALLY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Houston, Texas)June 5, 2019
  • 13th RIVER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Padova, Italy)June 15, 2019
  • 2nd HONG KONG FILM ART INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kwai Chung, Hong Kong)July 6, 2019
  • THE MOST IMPORTANT FILMS 2019 - FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Las Vegas, USA)July 26, 2019
  • 5th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Short List, Bali, Indonesia)October 5, 2019

Crew

Director
Jonas Möllmann
Screenplay
Jonas Möllmann
Producer
Jonas Möllmann
Director of Photography
Julian Oettel
Art Direction
Nenia Tebeck, Céline Ahlbrecht
Costume Design
Mara Zechendorff, Milena Keller
Sound
Florian Högerle
Editor
Julian Oettel
Sound Design
Michael Nguyen
Music
Maximilian Unnützer

Details

Running Time
22:47
Shooting Format
4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1,85:1
Sound
5.1 Surround

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

FH Dortmund
Sonnenstraße 96,
44139 Dortmund
Germany

DIRECTOR

Jonas Möllmann
jonas@moellmann.us