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A Film by Ismet Ergün
and Kerem Ergün

Synopsis

SECOND SKIN.
What would you do if you were confronted by a racist or sexist individual? One night in Berlin, a woman has to protect herself from German national extremists, aggressive Turkish teenagers and a self-help freak. Surprisingly, she doesn’t need to say any word to fight back.

Director

  • Picture of Ismet Ergün © Kerem & Ismet Ergün

    Ismet Ergün

    Ismet Ergün, born in Turkey, studied painting in Berlin. After working as an art director for 20 years, she directed her first short film BENDE SIRA (IT’S MY TURN) in 2007 which won awards at festivals worldwide (e.g. Silver Leopard at Locarno 2007).

  • Kerem Ergün

    Kerem Ergün, born in Berlin, graduated from the School of Film in Potsdam-Babelsberg. He created non-fiction TV shows for several international broadcasters and production companies. SECOND SKIN is his first short movie.

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM*
    2nd MOSCOW SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)February 28, 2019
  • 7th INTERNATIONAL CHANGING PERSPECTIVES FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)March 6, 2019
  • DAYS OF GERMAN & RUSSIAN SHORT FILMS «VKRATZE!» 2019 (Official Selection, Volgograd, Russia)April 9, 2019
  • 31st FILMFEST DRESDEN (Open Air Screening, Dresden, Germany)April 9, 2019
  • 17th RIVERSIDE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Riverside, USA)April 11, 2019
  • *3rd PRIZE*
    29th FILMKUNSTFEST MV (Official Selection, Schwerin, Germany)April 30, 2019
  • 2nd CYPRUS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nicosia, Cyprus)May 6, 2019
  • 72nd FESTIVAL OF CANNES (Short Film Corner, Cannes, France)May 14, 2019
  • 9th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Official Selection, Oderaue, Germany)May 17, 2019
  • 7th SHORTS@FRINGE - AZORES FRINGE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Azores, Portugal)May 24, 2019
  • 47th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Weyregg, Austria)June 8, 2019
  • 10th PORTO 7 - OPORTO INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Oporto, Portugal)June 8, 2019
  • 5th DOC SUNBACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mulvane, Kansas, USA)June 13, 2019
  • THE MOST IMPORTANT FILMS 2019 - FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Las Vegas, USA)July 26, 2019
  • FREILUFTKINO RATHAUSMARKT HAMBURG 2019 (Official Selection, Hamburg, Germany)August 1, 2019
  • *NOMINEE MOST ORIGINAL CONCEPT* *NOMINEE BEST FEMALE ACTOR*
    11th MALTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Valletta, Malta)August 1, 2019
  • 11th SEOUL INT'L EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE & FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Seoul, Korea)September 3, 2019
  • 13th FÜNF SEEN FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Starnberg, Seefeld, Gauting, Germany)September 4, 2019
  • 4th MINSK INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL KINOSMENA (Official Selection, Minsk, Belarus)September 22, 2019
  • *BEST ACTING AWARD*
    3rd GREAT MESSAGE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)September 25, 2019
  • 12th FILMZEIT KAUFBEUREN (Official Selection, Kaufbeuren, Germany)September 30, 2019
  • 4th KINENOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Skopje, Macedonia)October 4, 2019
  • 5th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Bali, Indonesia)October 5, 2019
  • 9th MICRO μ FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athens, Greece)October 10, 2019
  • *BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM*
    3rd LIVERPOOL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Liverpool, UK)October 31, 2019
  • 8th WINCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Winchester, United Kingdom)November 8, 2019
  • 180’ BERLIN FILMFEST (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)November 11, 2019
  • *DEMOCRACY AWARD*
    AARETALER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Trimstein, Switzerland)November 15, 2019

Crew

Director
Ismet Ergün, Kerem Ergün
Screenplay
Ismet Ergün, Kerem Ergün
Producer
Kerem Ergün, Ekin Onat
Director of Photography
Osman Öksüz
Art Direction
You Jin Seo
Costume Design
You Jin Seo
Production Manager
Frank Zahl
Sound
Candas Erdener
Editor
Julia Steinke
Sound Design
Christoph Oertel
Music
Lambert

Cast

Tattoed Woman
Wicki Kalaitzi
Drunken Man
Jörg Rühl
Drunken Woman
Regine Hentschel
Neighbour
Naomi Krauss
Bachelor
Christian Natter

Details

Running Time
10:03 min
Shooting Format
Digital 2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2,35
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Ismet & Kerem Ergün
+49 1777955694

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Moccafilm
Poststraße 28
10178 Berlin
http://www.moccafilm.berlin/