The One Who Crossed the Sea

Der Übers Meer Kam

Directed by Jonas Riemer

An animated documentary that tells the story of a GDR refugee who joins the New Right. In a folding boat, he flees via Denmark to Western Germany, where the story tips into the dark. His newly acquired freedom turns into disorientation. Only in a burgeoning nationalist movement does he find a new home.

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Short Stories

7 captivating short films from the next generation of filmmakers.