Projects

Tomorrow was War (film, in preparation)

Jonas is about to be drafted for an imminent war in today’s Europe. He deserts and hides at his father’s place. He tries to maintain his self-image of being a “good person”, but the conflict between him and his father and the circumstances of the approaching war lead Jonas to burden himself with guilt before the war has even begun. Read more...

The Postman (film, in preparation)

February 1992. Afghanistan's captital Kabul is about to change forever. Islamist warlords and mujaheddin are fighting for power in the hinterlands and are moving in on Kabul. In this atmosphere of great uncertainty the postman Amir goes about the city delivering letters on his daily route. Read more...

Hydra (film, in preparation)

Alex (17) is adrift between two cultures. Bez (17) changes his life. Their friendship lives on violence and escapism. But beyond the shallow surface hides a deeper dependence than both are aware of. Read more...

Black Rose (series, in development)

Karagül, a widowed prostitute, is desperately trying to break free from the patriarchal and social structures in Turkey. She is one of the first migrant workers to come to Germany in the 1960s where she tries to build a new life for her daughter and her mother; all the while fighting against her past and for her honour as a woman. Read more...

Vandals (series, in development)

1999. The Vandals, five inseparable friends (19-21) with Turkish and Kurdish backgrounds, want to attend the last party of the millennium at the only club in their small hometown. What they don't know yet is that it is going to be their last night. Read more...

Lowest of the Low (film, in development)

For almost three years in the 1980s, investigative journalist Günter Wallraff sneaks into various areas of German society as Turkish labourer "Ali" to uncover social ills. In doing so, he not only jeopardises his health, but also loses himself more and more in the role of Ali, so that in the end he no longer knows who he really is. Read more...

Lucifer junior (film, in development)

The devil has a problem. His son Lucifer junior, known to everyone as Luzie, is far too sweet to take over the management of hell one day. A solution has to be found and it is found quickly: Luzie is sent to a human boarding school on Earth. After all, where better to learn how to be evil than "up there" with the humans? Read more...

Red Wine (film, in development)

Malik is a successful war photographer, who isolated himself and only found solace in alcohol after he had been severely injured. Then his father, an atheist, dies and is about to get a religious burial. So, Malik abducts the body and goes on a journey where he has to face his demons, dreams and fears. Read more...