QUEEN OF NIENDORF / KÖNIGIN VON NIENDORF

QUEEN OF NIENDORF / KÖNIGIN VON NIENDORF

DE 2017, D: Joya Thome, 67 Min.
Fiction, OV with Eng. ST, released for 6+, recommended for 8+

All her class mates have become strange this year, it seems to ten-year-old Lea. Her friends are now only interested in boys and their own looks. When they all go to summer camp and Lea stays at home, she joins a gang of boys led by Nico. Naturally, she has to pass various tests of courage. Before long, Lea and the boys try to solve mysterious secrets in their town: What is Tim and Tom’s dad, a firefighter, doing in his cellar every evening at precisely eight o’clock? And why does nonconformist and musician Mark Wagenburg have to leave his farm? A children’s movie without frills, in the best sense of the term; affectionate, cautious and authentically told.

Winner of the “New Berlin Film Award” at Achtung Berlin 2017, and nominated at Filmfest München 2017, Kinder-Medien-Festival Goldener Spatz 2017 and Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2016

THU, 5.10., 10 AM
Kino im Hafen 2,
Offenbach
Guest: Director Joya Thome, Co- Author/Producer Philipp Wunderlich

THU, 5.10., 9 PM
Kino des Deutschen Filmmuseums
Guest: Director Joya Thome, Co- Author/Producer Philipp Wunderlich
By prior appointment: LUCAS Film Forum

TRAILER

DIRECTOR


Born in 1990, Joya Thome first experienced the world of film as a child actress in her father Rudolf Thome’s films. In 2009, she began making her own short films, which were shown at festivals around the world. In addition to her work as a filmmaker, she is currently studying educational sciences at Humboldt University in Berlin. QUEEN OF NIENDORF (KÖNIGIN VON NIENDORF) is her feature film debut.

Filmography
2017 KÖNIGIN VON NIENDORF / 2014 LOVE, YESTERDAY / 2012 GESCHWISTER / 2010 HÄTTE DER MOND AUCH SCHOKOLADE GEWEINT?