Forget me not

Germany, 2012, Colour, 88 min

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In FORGET ME NOT, David Sieveking portrays the domestic care of his mother, who, like millions of others, is suffering from Alzheimer’s. David’s parents were active in the student movement of the 1960s and led an “open relationship”, which is now being tested in a dramatic way through the mother’s illness. The changes taking place within the mother forces the family to deal with its own conflicts and even teaches them how to deal with these conflicts more tenderly, bringing them all closer together. The human being is at the center of the story, not the illness.

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David Sieveking was born in 1977 in Friedberg and studied Directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb) from 2000-2007, during which time he worked as an editor, 1st AD and actor for film and television. In 2003, he participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus.
SRG SSR Critics' Week Award Locarno 2012. Special Jury Prize Documenta Madrid 2013. Millenium Award Planete Doc Warsaw 2013. Berlinale 2013. RIDM Montreal 2013. Sheffield Doc/Fest 2013.

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Screening

19.08, 18:00, Shtëpia e Kultures

Category

International Dox

Director

David Sieveking

Producer

Martin Heisler, Carl-Ludwig Rettinger

Cinematography

Adrian Stahli

Sound

Juri von Krause, Johannes Schmelzer-Ziringer

Editing

Catrin Vogt

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