The Cleaners

a film by Hans Block, Moritz Riesewieck

The Cleaners

Germany, Brazil | 2018 | 88:00 min

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When you post something on the web, can you be sure it stays there? Enter a hidden shadow industry of digital cleaning where the Internet rids itself of what it doesn’t like.. violence, pornography and.. political content. Who is controlling what we see and what we think?
PRIX EUROPA for the Best European TV Documentary of the Year 2018
Best Documentary Directors Award Metropolis 2018 by the German Directors Guild BVR
SILVER GEORGE for the Best Film of the Documentary Competition, Moscow
Grimme Prize - awarded by the audience MARLER GRUPPE

IFFR - 47th International Film Festival Rotterdam
20th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
25th hotdocs Toronto
33rd DOK.fest Munich
25th Sheffield Doc|Fest - Doc|Think
SWR DOKU FESTIVAL, nominated for German Documentary Award 2018
Cast and Crew
  • Director Hans Block, Moritz Riesewieck
  • Producer Christian Beetz
  • Director of Photography Axel Schneppat, Max Preiss
  • Editor Philipp Gromov, Hans-Jörg Weissbrich, Markus CM Schmidt
Original Languages


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