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I Was, I Am, I Will Be

Es gilt das gesprochene Wort

Directed by Ilker Çatak

Cast: Anne Ratte-Polle, Godehard Giese, Jörg Schüttauf, Oğulcan Arman Uslu

On-Demand screening available during Nov. 20-21, 2020

This encore presentation of our Opening Night film features Opening Remarks from Berlin & Beyond President Noémie Njangiru and Berlin & Beyond Director Sophoan Sorn. The film will be followed by the Q&A with Director/Screenwriter Ilker Çatak and Sophoan Sorn.

Opposite worlds collide when Baran, a Turkish gigolo meets Marion, a German pilot, on the beaches of Marmaris. In his pursuit of a better life in Europe, Baran convinces Marion to take him back to Germany, but what starts as an arrangement begins to develop into something deeper. An examination of life’s unpredictability and progression from a troubled past, to a complicated present and the hopeful promise of the future.

World Sales Agency: LevelK, Denmark

This special on-demand screening is available only for the State of California.

As a general courtesy, due to high demand and limited viewing restrictions, please register only if you are able to view the film during the on-demand rental window.