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Parallel sections world cinema - JCC 2017
JCC 2017 du 4 au 11 novembre 2017



Jakob Preuss - Germany


Paul is a migrant from Cameroon. He has made his way to the Moroccan coast where he now lives in a forest waiting for the right moment to cross the Mediterranean Sea. This is where he meets Jakob, a filmmaker from Berlin. An exceptional friendship between Jakob and Paul grows in the context of the ongoing European debates on migration.

Technical details

Genre: Feature documentary
Duration: 97 minutes
Production year: 2017
Country: Germany
Script: Jakob Preuss 
DOP: Juan Sarmiento G.  
Editing: Franziska von Berlepsch Karoline Vielemeyer
Director: Jakob Preuss
Production company: Weydemann Bros. GmbH

Jakob Preuss is a documentary filmmaker. His films, shot in Iran, Bosnia, and Ukraine, have been broadcast in over ten countries. His last film “The Other Chelsea” won the First Steps-Award and the Grimme-Award in Germany. Jakob Preuss is also engaged in political work.