Partner: Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg

In the Ukrainian Carpathians, large Western companies threaten to destroy the existence of the forestry owned by Sylwia’s family. In order to make some urgently needed money, she agrees to help to smuggle refugees across the EU border.


Duration: 20min.

Country: Germany

Language: Russian, Polish

Year: 2021

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Crisis, Death, Fear, Refugees, Survival, Women

Cast & Crew

Production company: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Writer: Mathis Van Den Berg, Simon Schneckenburger

Cinematographer: Nico Schrenk

Editor: Lukas Wengorz

Actors: Natalia Lange, Harry Schäfer, Maciek Zera, Linda Ghandour

Distributor Company: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Sales Agent: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Festivals & Awards

2021 / 2022

Student Academy Awards Student Academy Awards Semi Finalist

Hof International Film Festival

Biberacher Filmfestspiele

Izmir International Short Film Festival

Filmfest Dresden

Brussels Short Film Festival

FEST – New Directors/New Films Festival

Fünf Seen Filmfestival

Novi Sad International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA

Osnabrück Independent Film Festival

Student International Film Festival Croatia (STIFF)

KINEMASTIK International Short Film Festival

Batumi International Art-House Film Festival (BIAFF) Batumi International Art-House Film Festival (BIAFF) Semi Finalist


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