Dunkelfeld (Dark Figure)

FHD-Video, 17 min, Sound, Colour, 2020

a film by Ole-Kristian Heyer, Patrick Lohse and Marian Mayland
commissioned by Initiative DU 26. August 1984


In August 1984 a house inhabited by migrant workers was burnt down in Duisburg, killing seven members of a family. While the police immediately ruled out racism as a reason, the survivors continue to doubt that it was a coincidence that their house was set on fire.



Festivals, Exhibitions and Screenings

nominated for the prize of the German Film Critics Association

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2020

Hiding Our Faces Like a Dancing Wind, Schau_Raum im Museum fuer Neue Kunst, Freiburg 2020

Kein „Einzelfall“. Rechtsradikale Realitäten in DeutschlandKampnagel, Hamburg, DE *POSTPONED due to COVID-19 regulations

Regionale 21, Kunsthaus L6, Freiburg *POSTPONED due to COVID-19 regulations

blicke. filmfestival des Ruhrgebiets 2020 (award of the main competition)

Kurzfilmfestival Köln 2020

25. Unabhängiges FilmFest Osnabrück

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