Boat People // Short Film // German // 28:47mins // Australian Premiere
Screening: Friday, 14 October 2016 // Time: 6:30pm // Buy Tickets Here

On his journey from Somalia to Europe, shipwrecked Moussa is picked up by a wealthy couple on their luxurious catamaran. The athletic young man is the only survivor of a disaster in the Mediterranean Sea and asks Hannes and Gerlinde to smuggle him across the border. Questioning Moussa’s true intentions, the yacht owners are torn between mistrust, fear and the urge for helping a fellow human being. A political drama of two separated worlds colliding within one global community.

Moussa… Gerlinde Boateng
Gerlinde… Jule Ronstedt
Hannes… Thomas Clemens

Credits (crew):
Screenplay… Paul Meschùh
Producer… Therese Seemann
Director… Paul Meschùh
Director of Photography… Markus E. Müller
Art Direction… Marie-Therese Kaiser
Costume Design… Rebeca Monteiro Neves
Sound… Thong „Tony“ Zhang
Editor… Matthias Writze
Sound Design… Thong „Tony“ Zhang
Music… Paul Beller

Press Kit – VFF2016-BoatPeople

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