Shortfilm by Simon Rittmeier

28 Min., Super 16mm
Germany / Burkina Faso 2012

Thomas is a smuggler, shipping European refugees who hope to find a better life in Africa. One day his boat sinks and he is washed up on the African coast as the only survivor. He then makes his way to the nearest city - Drexciya.


Cast: Alexander Beyer, Josiane Hien Yeri, Rodrigue Ouattara, Adama Venegda

Costume Design: Almen Gibirila, Bettina Saul / Make Up: Aicha Ganafé, Susann Chrapow / Set Decoration: Kambou Ollo Drissa, Parisa Karimi / Product Design: Maciej Puzon, Caspar Schmitz, Max Volk / Art Director: Klaus Brügmann / Music: Ricky Ojijo feat. NNEKA / Sound Recording/Design: Jonas Hummel / Re-recording Mixer: Alexander Weuffen / Concept Art Drexciya City: Nando Nkrumah / Color Grading: Verena von Waldenfels / Continuity: Alphonse Sanou / Acting Coach: Ildevert Meda / Editing: Heide Supper, Daniela Kinateder / Visual Effects: Denis Bivour / Cinematography: Armin Dierolf / Production Assistants: Moussa Romba, Carolin Christgau / Production Manager: Issa de Brahima Traoré, Kendra Kiehm / Dramaturgy: Dietmar Paul / Directed by: Simon Rittmeier

Supported by: Film und Medienstiftung NRW, Jugend für Europa, Aktion Mensch - Die Gesellschafter, Cal Murad

Produced by Academy of Media Arts Cologne / Sahelis Productions © 2012


© Academy of Media Arts / Sahelis Productions

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