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Film / Copenhagen
Hamburg Shorts


Hamburg Shorts presents five award winning short films from Hamburg which portray stories from around the world. Two directors will be present at the evening.


Petja Pulkrabek is the director of award winning short film “Occasus” and is recently planning his feature film debut “Babylon Blood Club”.


Ali Hakim is the director of the short film “Taweez”, which is “highly recommendet” by the german film and media review.  His feature film debut “Bonnie&Bonnie” is currently playing successfully in German cinemas.


Get into conversation with the filmmakers in a subsequent Meet & Mingle.

When: 16.11.19
19.00 = MOVE THE NORTH FESTIVAL (see Hamburg On Screen)

21.00 = MOVE THE NORTH FESTIVAL, 5 Short Films

Where: Husets Biograf, Magstraede 14, Copenhagen 1004 K




Occasus (Petja Pulkrabek)


Taweez (Ali Hakim)


Watu Wote (Katja Benrath)


Raju (Max Zähle)


Black Rider (Pepe Danquard)



OCCASUS (Petja Pulkrabek)
Isaac, an African refugee, becomes stranded on an island in the West. But the supposed paradise turns out to be his private hell. Driven by pain and anger, he makes his way across a country full of contradictions, which highlight his dreadful past and elucidate his tragic journey to Europe.

TAWEEZ (Ali Hakim)
Taweez tells the story of an old, lonesome talisman-writer, who earns his money with prophecy and has already lost the hope for acknowledgement in life, but suddenly finds himself as a messiah as a result of the rumours in the village.

WATU WOTE (Katja Benrath)
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.

RAJU (Max Zähle)
A German couple adopts an Indian orphan in Kolkata.
When the child suddenly disappears they realize that they are part of the problem.

BLACK RIDER (Pepe Danquard, Germany, 1992)
A black man, travelling by bus, on his way to his chosen destiny is subjected to a dose of petty racism by a German grandmother. But he knows how to react.


HAP - Theatre - Copenhagen - 05.04. - 13.04.2024
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