Football Shorts

Bolzmann

Germany
2019 — 30' / Color

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Synopsis

René “Bolzmann” Kleinschmidt is a worn down former local football idol who spends most of his time in an equally worn down but slowly gentrified local Berlin pub. He decides to gain new respect by attending a foosball tournament. A difficult fight begins, not only against his alcoholism and idleness, but more and more upcoming visions and his idea of masculinity. At the end only an angel can save him...

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Director Biography

Janis Westphal started his film career working for a TV production company for three years, where developed non-fictional formats for international clients like ZDF, WDR and Discovery Channel. From 2014-18 studied both documentary and fictional directing at the self organized film school filmArche in Berlin. In 2016 I founded the Sevenpeaks filmmakers collective. Directed and produced music videos, adds, shorts and a feature length documentary film.

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Director

Janis Westphal

Producer

Janis Westphal

Cinematographer

Julian Lück

Editor

Dennis Gnoni

Contact

Janis Westphal
Emser Straße 23 12051 Berlin
[email protected]
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