Germany 2018, 15 min, Japanese, Hebrew & English subtitles
Akiko Takakura, one of the last remaining survivors of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima, tells her life story in this remarkable animated film. She describes how, amidst the terror and nightmares, she found a moment of rare closeness with her father.
Shorts Competition 2 - Heart of DarknessSat 19.05 14:30 Cinemateque 2 Filmmaker Present
Shorts Competition 2 - Heart of DarknessThu 24.05 10:30 Cinemateque 2
Production: Andre Hoermann, Christian Vizi
Production Company: Hoermann-filmproduktion, Vizion
Script & Research: Andre Hoermann
Soundtrack & Music: Daniel Regenberg
Andre Hörmann was born 1975. He studied political science at Humboldt University, Berlin, directing at Filmuniversity, Babelsberg and graduated of Professionals Program in Screenwriting at UCLA. His documentaries have been shown and awarded at many prestigious international festivals. He works as a director, producer and writer in LA and Berlin.
Samo was born in Moscow, Russia. From 2002-2006 she studied art-direction for animated films at VGIK in Moscow. From 2006-2013 she studied animation at HFF “Konrad Wolf” in Potsdam, Germany. Since October 2011, she's been a freelance animator in Berlin and NY. Samo's films were shown at acclaimed film festivals around the world.