Nabilah

A Film by Paul Meschùh

Synopsis

The young Afghan woman „Nabilah“ is injured in an accident. German soldiers take her to a military base. Since the residents of Nabilah´s home town must not find out about her physical contact with foreign men, a race for her life begins.

Director

  • Picture of Paul Meschùh © Paul Meschùh

    Paul Meschùh

    Paul Meschùh (*1984) grew up in Graz, Austria. He made his first feature documentary at the age of 19, “On(e)line Life”, which was screened at the Diagonale Festival in 2006. Since 2007 Meschùh has been studying directing at the University of Television and Film Munich. Currently he is working on his graduation film and is developing two screenplays.

Awards + Festivals

  • 37th FILM FESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS-PREIS (Medium-length competition, Germany)January 20, 2015
  • 18th DIAGONALE FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Graz, Austria)March 19, 2015
  • *SPRUNGBRETT JURY AWARD*
    16th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)March 20, 2015
  • 21st INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILM WEEK REGENSBURG (Competition, Germany)March 20, 2015
  • 31st EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL OF LILLE (Competition, France)April 10, 2015
  • *STUDENT AWARD*
    45th USA FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Dallas, USA)April 22, 2015
  • 5th SHORT FILM CORNER, CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, France)May 13, 2015
  • 13th FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL SIGNES DE NUIT (Competition, Lisbon, Portugal)June 2, 2015
  • 43rd HUESCA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Spain)June 13, 2015
  • *STARTER FILMPREIS*
    STARTER FILMPREISE 2015 (Competition, Germany)June 18, 2015
  • 13th FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL SIGNES DE NUIT (Competition, Saarbrücken, Germany)June 25, 2015
  • 63rd FILMKUNSTWOCHEN MÜNCHEN (Official Selection, Germany)July 19, 2015
  • 9th FÜNF SEEN FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)July 29, 2015
  • 2nd MOOSBURGER KURZFILMNACHT (Screening, Germany)August 1, 2015
  • 20th PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 17, 2015
  • *BEST SHORT FILM (STUDENT
    3rd INDIAN CINE FILM FESTIAVL -15 (Official Selection, Mumbai, India) September 19, 2015
  • 4th DELHI SHORTS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India) November 1, 2015
  • 37th BIBERACHER FILMFESTSPIELE (Competition, Germany) November 4, 2015
  • 11th EARLY BIRD STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)November 4, 2015
  • ASIANA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2015(Official Selection, South Korea)November 5, 2015
  • 21st CUCALORUS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wilmington, NC, USA) November 11, 2015
  • 20th AUGSBURGER KURZFILMWOCHENENDE (Competition, Germany)November 18, 2015
  • 13th FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL SIGNES DE NUIT (Competition, Paris, France)November 26, 2015
  • 11th EUROPEAN EDUCATION FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, France)December 1, 2015
  • 8th JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)January 2, 2016
  • *BEST SCREENPLAY*
    1st LYON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nominated for Best Photography & Best Screenplay, France) January 30, 2016
  • 19th INT’L FILM FESTIVAL ZOOM – ZBLIZENIA (Official Selection, Poland)February 16, 2016
  • *FOUNDER’S AWARD WINNER*
    4th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, USA) February 26, 2016
  • 26th MEDIAWAVE – ANOTHER CONNECTION INT’L FILM FESTIVAL („On the Road“ Online Competition, Hungary)March 1, 2016
  • 13th FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL SIGNES DE NUIT (Competition, Bangkok, Thailand)March 1, 2016
  • 2nd MANCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL (Student Film Category, UK)March 3, 2016
  • *NOMINATION FOR ÖNGÖREN AWARD FOR DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS*
    21st FILMFESTIVAL TÜRKEI DEUTSCHLAND (Short Film Competition, Nuremberg, Germany)March 11, 2016
  • 6th QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Short Narrative Section, NY, USA)March 15, 2016
  • 6th CA' FOSCARI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Venice, Italy)March 16, 2016
  • 39th GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE SELB (Competition, Germany)March 31, 2016
  • SCREENING FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (Yvetot, France)April 1, 2016
  • 4th CLUJSHORTS – INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)April 4, 2016
  • 10th TAOS SHORTZ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Taos, New Mexico, USA)April 7, 2016
  • *PLATINUM REMI AWARD*
    49th ANNUAL WORLDFEST HOUSTON (Official Selection, Texas, USA)April 8, 2016
  • 11th MYRTLE BEACH INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA)April 20, 2016
  • 18th INT’L FILM FESTIVAL OF DETECTIVE FILMS DETECTIVEFEST (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)April 20, 2016
  • 5th JULIEN DUBUQUE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Iowa, USA)April 21, 2016
  • *BEST FILM AWARD IN THE FIGHTS AND STRUGGLES THEMATIC CATEGORY*
    26th MEDIAWAVE – ANOTHER CONNECTION INT’L FILM FESTIVAL AND MUSIC GATHERING (Int’l Competition, Hungary)April 27, 2016
  • 9th PHILADELPHIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, PA, USA)May 4, 2016
  • 2nd A LONG WEEK OF SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL SHANGHAI 2016 (Official Selection, China)May 5, 2016
  • 44th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)May 13, 2016
  • 10th HIGH DESERT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nevada, USA)May 27, 2016
  • 11th HOBOKEN INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Jersey, USA) June 3, 2016
  • 19th DETOURS EN CINECOURT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL ("LES ENFANTS SONT COUCHES" Session, HAUTE GARONNE, France)June 8, 2016
  • 3rd MOOSBURGER KURZFILMNACHT (Screening, Germany) July 30, 2016
  • 14th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL SIGNOS DE LA NOCHE (Official Selection, Quito, Ecuador)August 29, 2016
  • 3rd MOOSBURGER KURZFILMNACHT (Additional Screening, Germany)September 3, 2016
  • 46th KYIV INT’L FILM FESTIVAL «MOLODIST» (Int’l Student Competition Category, Ukraine)October 22, 2016
  • 3rd NAVI MUMBAI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Student Shorts Category, Navi Mumbai, India)December 14, 2016

Trailer

Crew

Director & Co-writer
Paul Meschùh
Screenplay
Aydin Alinejadsomeeh
Producer
Felix von Poser
Co-Producer
Therese Seemann
Executive Producer
Marius Ehlayil
Director of Photography
Michael Heinz
Editor
Fabian Rüdisser
Sound Design
Sergey Martynyuk

Details

Running Time
22:00
Shooting Format
Red Epic 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2,35:1
Sound
Dolby Digital Surround

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL, DISTRIBUTION & PRODUCTION

Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film, München
University of Television and Film, Munich
Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1
80333 München, Germany

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Sparkling Pictures GmbH & Co. KG
Felix von Poser
Bavaria Filmplatz 7
82031 Grünwald, Germany

+49 (0) 89 - 64981 750
+49 (0) 162 - 90 300 20

vonposer@sparklingpictures.com
www.sparklingpictures.com