Allen Zweifeln zum Trotz (Against All Odds)

Younus does not give up…despite all the doubts! Fascination is glued to the strange but familiar father figure and mixed up with a growing longing for real intimacy. Cautiously testing and expanding boundaries, Younus is playing a risky game. When the tension finally unloads, he questions the deeper foundation of the fragile relationship.

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Awards

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
Oberhausen
Germany
May 6, 2022
NRW-Premiere
WDR Audience Award / NRW-Competition

SSIFF - San Sebastian Film Festival
Donostia-San Sebastián
Spain
September 20, 2022
Spanish Premiere
NEST - Official Selection

Bogotá Short Film Festival (BOGOSHORTS)
Bogotá
Colombia
South America Premiere
Collection Competition

Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival
Dresden
Germany
April 9, 2022
World Premiere / German Premiere

Manaki Brothers - Intern. Cinematographer´s Film Festival
Bitola
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
August 23, 2022
Macedonian Premiere
Inter. Short FIlm Competition - Official Selection

KFFK - Kölner Kurzfilmfestival
Cologne
Germany
November 18, 2022
Cologne Premiere
Kölner Fenster - Audience Award

Kinofest Lünen
Lünen
Germany
November 25, 2022
Official Selection / Short Film Competition

AG Kurzfilm - German Short Films 2022
Germany
AG Kurzfilm

Next Generation Short Tiger 2022
Germany
German Films & FFA (Federal Film Board)

T-Port: Lighthouse Selection 2022

Euregion Film Forum
Maastricht
Netherlands
March 3, 2023
Special Jury Mention

 

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Image Caption: Featured image for ‘Allen Zweifeln zum Trotz (Against All Odds)’.

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Allen Zweifeln zum Trotz (Against All Odds) (2022)

Short (15mins) Narrative

Region:

Germany

Language:

German

Rating:

No Rating

Producer(s):

Alexander Conrads | Laurenz Otto

Director(s):

Laurenz Otto

Writer(s):

Laurenz Otto

Showtimes:

Thu 21 Sep 2023, 1.00pm, NALIS—AV Room

Sun 24 Sep 2023, 1.00pm, NALIS—AV Room

T+T Premiere, Caribbean Premiere


Laurenz Otto

Laurenz Otto

Laurenz Otto was born in 1994 in Jakarta, Indonesia. He grew up in a suburb of Cologne, graduated with a BA in Film Directing in 2021 at IFS – International Film School. He works as a freelancer for the WDR broadcaster creating radio plays. Laurenz is also a projectionist at the Filmpalette Köln cinema. He is currently working on a script for his debut feature film: “Dead Bodies Don’t Run.”

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