Brother Jakob

I lost my brother to a God named Allah. While Jakob searches for the truth, I search for Jakob. Will we ever find each other?

Documentary, 92 min.

Dates and Festivals
Docu.emme (Italy):
06.12. at 20:30 in Meran
Goethe-Institut Glasgow - FOKUS Films from Germany (UK):
23.11.2017 - 31. 01.2018 in Glasgow
20.11. at 19:00 in Braunschweig (Universum)
26.11. at 11:15 in Braunschweig (Universum)
Tabakalera (Spanien):
18.11. um 19:00 Uhr in San Sebastian (Cinema - Screen 2)
17th Escales Documentaires Festival (France):
08.11. at 18:00 in La Rochelle
Minsk International Film Festival "Listapad" (Belarus):
06.11. in Minsk
Inconvenient Films Festival (Lithuania):
12.-22.10.2017 in Vilnius, Lithuania
International Human Rights Film Festival Albania:
in Tirana
Week of German Film/Goethe Institute (Mexico):
in various cities in Mexicos
Film of the month at Kommunales Kino Freiburg:
21.09.2017 at 19:30 in Freiburg (Kommunales Kino)
22.09.2017 at 22:00 in Freiburg (Kommunales Kino)
23.09.2017 at 21:30 in Freiburg (Kommunales Kino)
24.09.2017 at 19:30 in Freiburg (Kommunales Kino)
27.09.2017 at 21:30 in Freiburg (Kommunales Kino)
28.09.2017 at 22:00 in Freiburg (Kommunales Kino)
30.09.2017 at 19:30 in Freiburg (Kommunales Kino)
Sole Luna Doc (Italy):
13.09.2017 in Treviso
Documentaryweek Kreuzberg:
01.09.2017 at 20:00 in Berlin (Sputnik Kino)
04.09.2017 at 18.00 in Berlin (fsk Kino)
Insko Film Summer (Polen):
11.08. - 20.08.2017 in Insko
Cinema release Berlin:
13.07.2017 at 19:45 in Berlin (Tilsiter Lichtspiele)
14.-19.07.2017 at 19:45 in Berlin (Tilsiter Lichtspiele)
20.-26.07.2017 at 18:15 in Berlin (Tilsiter Lichtspiele)
27./29./31.07.2017 at 16:30 in Berlin (Tilsiter Lichtspiele)
02.08.2017 at 16:30 in Berlin (Tilsiter Lichtspiele)
Cologne Cinema Nights:
09.07.2017 at 17:30 in Cologne (Odeon-Cinema)
Sole Luna Doc Film Festival (Italy):
08.07.2017 at 21:00 in Palermo
Edinburgh International Film Festival (UK):
24.06.2017 at 18:30 in Edinburgh (Cinewold)
25.06.2017 at 13:00 in Edinburgh (VUE)
14.06.2017 at 19:00 in Munich (Monopol-Cinema)
57th Krakow Film Festival (Poland):
29.05.2017 at 21:00 in Krakow (KIJÓW.CENTRUM / Opening film "Focus on Germany")
02.06.2017 at 14:00 in Krakow (KINO POD BARANAMI)
dokKa - Dokumentarfestival Karlsruhe (Germany):
24.05.2017 at 19:00 in Karlsruhe (Opening film)
DOK.Fest Munich (Germany):
06.05.2017 at 15:30 in Munich (Atelier)
07.05.2017 at 16:00 in Munich (Carl-Amery-Hall)
10.05.2017 at 19:30 in Munich (HFF)
11.05.2017 at 21:00 in Munich (Rio03)
Neisse Filmfestival (Germany):
11.05.2017 at 17:00 in Görlitz (Camillo Kino)
13.05.2017 at 13:12 in Zittau (Kronenkino)
11th Addis International Film Festival (Ethiopia):
Sehsüchte 2017 Potsdam (Germany):
29.04.2017 at 21:00 in Potsdam (fx Center)
Le Festival L’Europe autour de l’Europe (Fance):
06.04.2017 at 19:00 in Paris (Cinéma le Saint-André-des-Arts)
Millenium International Documentary Film Festival (Belgium):
29.03.2017 at 21:00 in Brussels (Cinéma Galeries)
35th Bergamo Film Meeting (Italy):
16.03.2017 at 18:00 in Bergamo (Cinema San Marco Multisala)
OneWold Human Rights Film Festival Prag:
10.03.2017 at 19:00 in Prag (Atlas - Large Hall) International Premiere
11.03.2017 at 17:30 in Prag (Ponrepo)
14.03.2017 at 18:00 in Prag (Atlas - Small Hall)
Teampremiere Berlin:
18.02.2017 at 15.30 Uhr in Berlin (fsk-Kino)
Stranger than Fiction (NRW):
31.01.2017 at 20h in Mülheim (Rio Filmtheater)
07.02.2017 at 19.30h in Köln (Filmpalette)
19.02.2017 at 12.45h in Münster (Cinema)
Max Ophüls Preis:
25.01.2017 at 12.30h in Saarbücken (Cinestar)
28.01.2017 at 20.00h in Saarbücken (Cinestar)
Duisburger Filmwoche:
12.11.2016 filmforum at 11:30 am
DOK Leipzig:
01.11.2016 CineStar 5 at 3:30 pm
02.11.2016 Passage Kinos Astoria at 10:00 am
03.11.2016 CineStar 5 at 7:00 pm

DOK.fest Munich 2017: Best documentary in the german competition (DOK.deutsch)
dokKa Karlsruhe 2017: dokKa Förderpreis
Sole Luna Doc Filmfestival 2017: Sole Luna-Award "A bridge between cultures“

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Documentary, 92 minutes, HD/DCP, colour, Surround 5.1

A film by
Elí Roland Sachs: Directing, Production, Camera / Yana Höhnerbach: Editing / Antonio de Luca: Komposition, Sounddesign / Simon Konrad-Vayner: Soundrecording / Markus Kloth: Second camera / Philipp Enders: Production advisor / Christine Bürger: Production, Transcription / Judith Weiler: Production, Maketing / Markus Lenz: Production, Soundrecording / Jörg Waschat: Design

A production by: DOKOMOTIVE Filmkollektiv / Supportet by: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film