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The Fire, a Fowl and an (Un)Forgotten Past

a film by Jürgen Ellinghaus

The Fire, a Fowl and an (Un)Forgotten Past

Germany, France | 2017 | 12:20 min

Original Title:
Das Feuer, der deutsche Pfennig und des Kaisers Funkstation

Content Categories

Documentary Short film
Synopsis
From 1884 to 1914, a small belt of land between the British Gold Coast Colony and French-governed Dahomey was part of the German overseas empire. "Togoland" - 100 years later: fragments of a colonial legacy...
Festivals/Awards
2017 FESFICA - Short Film Festival, Atakpamé / Togo: Premiere
2017 CIFA - Concepción Independent Film Awards, Concepción / Chile
2017 FESANCOR - International Short Film Festival, Santiago & Valparaíso / Chile
2017 The Art of Film - Ranelagh Arts Festival, Dublin / Ireland
2017 Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival / Austria
2017 FESDOB - Festival de film documentaire, Blitta / Togo
2017 Flensburger Kurzfilmtage - Short Film Days Flensburg / Germany
2017 Émergence - Festival de Films Africains Émergents, Lomé / Togo
2017 Atlantidoc - International Documentary Film Festival, Atlántida / Uruguay
2017 TFCN - Toukountchi Festival du Cinéma, Niamey / Niger
2017 FICN - Festival International du Cinéma Numérique, Cotonou / Benin
2017 CIFF - Cinekambiya International Film Festival / Gambia
2017 DIFF - Dodowa International Film Festival / Ghana
2018 MIAX - Muestra Independiente Audiovisual Xalisco, Guadalajara / Mexico
2018 IFF Zoom-Zbliżenia, Jelenia Góra / Poland
2018 A Film for Peace Festival, Gorizia - Cormons / Italy
2018 Beeston International Film Festival, Nottingham / UK
2018 iRepresent International Documentary Film Festival, Lagos / Nigeria
2018 AIDFF - Athens International Digital Film Festival / Greece
2018 Grenzland-Filmtage - Selb International Film Festival / Germany
2018 CAMIFF - Cameroon International Film Festival, Buea
2018 Grecanica International Film Festival / Italy
2018 FESTIMAJ - International School Film Festival / various countries
2018 Porto7 - Oporto International Short Film Festival / Portugal
2018 OpenEyes Filmfest, Marburg / Germany
2018 Festival FNNH Prešov / Slovakia
2018 Hidalgo Film Fest, Pachuca de Soto / Mexico
2018 ZIFF - Zimbabwe International Film Festival, Harare
2018 Muestra Otros Cines, San Nicolás de los Arroyos / Argentina
2018 CineMA, Festival de Cine México-Alemania, San Luis Potosí / Mexico
2018 Sose International Film Festival, Yerewan / Armenia
2018 AegeanDocs International Documentary Film Festival / Greece
2018 Marmaris International Short Film Festival / Turkey
2018 Lusaka International Film Festival / Zambia
2018 Earl's Court Film Festival, London / UK
2018 Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Paracho / Mexico
2018 Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Villa de Leyva / Colombia
2018 Etnovideográfica, Zamora / Spain
2018 Storia in... Corto, Mentana / Italy
2018 Plateau - Festival Internacional de Cinema da Praia / Cape Verde
2019 Las Hurdes Film Festival / Spain
2019 DOCfeed Eindhoven / The Netherlands
2019 International Festival Sarajevo Winter / Bosnia and Herzegovina
2019 Amakula International Film Festival, Kampala / Uganda
2019 L'Europe autour de l'Europe, Festival of European Films, Paris / France
2019 Black International Cinema Berlin / Germany
2019 EIFF - Ekurhuleni International Film Festival, Germiston / South Africa
2019 Malescorto - Festival Internazionale Cortometraggi, Malesco / Italy
2019 KUGOMA - Fórum de Cinema, Maputo / Mozambique
2019 Portobello Film Festival, London / UK
2019 Afrikans On Film Festival, London / UK
2019 DIFF - Dili International Film Festival / Timor-Leste
2019 FICPA - Festival Internacional de Cine de Pasto / Colombia
2019 FIFSAV - Festival international du film des Savanes, Mango & Dapaong / Togo
2019 Foça International Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Film Days / Turkey
2019 Tout Court International Short Film Meetings, Yaoundé & Douala / Cameroon
2019 Menorca Doc Fest, Es Mercadal, Balearic Islands / Spain
2019 Festival de Cinema de Três Passos / Brazil
2019 FICAB - Festival Internacional de Cine de Almirante Brown / Argentina
2019 (postponed) ArtCity Short Film Festival, Buea / Cameroon
Awards

A Film For Peace Festival (IT) // 2018

award_type_award in Category / Section: Best Film "From First World World War to a Peaceful Future"

CAMIFF - Cameroon International Film Festival // 2018

award_type_award in Category / Section: Best Short Film

Cast and Crew
  • Director Jürgen Ellinghaus
  • Screenwriter Jürgen Ellinghaus
  • Director of Photography Rémi Jennequin
  • Editor Jürgen Ellinghaus, David Bonnefoy
  • Sound Saliou Nassirou, Jürgen Ellinghaus
Age Rating

no entry

Original Languages

English

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