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    Directed by Nele Dehnenkamp
    Germany | 16 minutes | The History of Us

While teaching swim lessons at a local community pool, young Yezidi wrestles quietly with her fearsome memories of crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

In competition for Bridging the Borders Award and Best Student Documentary Short.


The History of Us

From personal to shared histories, this collection of films looks at the stories that shape us—the politics, the moments, the people.

Sunday, June 27 9:00 AM PT

film details

Director: Nele Dehnenkamp
Producers: Christine Duttlinger, Nele Dehnenkamp
Cinematographers: Tobias Winkel, Sina Diehl
Editor: Jana Briesner
Music: Paul Chriske
Original Language Title: Seepferdchen
Country: Germany
Language: in German with English subtitles
Deaf Friendly: Yes
Year: 2020
Running Time: 16 minutes
Awards: Best Documentary Short, Atlanta Film Festival
Primary Company: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Contact Email: christine.duttlinger@filmakademie.de

2021 ShortFest Archive