Daniel Joseph Borgman, Denmark, 201035mm, Colour, 16'

A short drama about friendship and understanding, takes place in Semey, Kazakhstan. Berik, 33, blind and deformed due to radiation poisoning, spends his days at home alone, while his brother is at work. That is until Adil, 11, the smallest and least popular of the kids in the apartment block, turns up on Berik's doorstep looking for the local bully’s football, which he has lost.

05 August, Kino në Kala, 20:15

Short Film Competition

Director: Daniel Joseph Borgman
Producer: Katja Adomeit
Cinematographer: Niels Buchholzer
Editor: Dan Loghin
Sound: Frank Mølgaard Knudsen

Director's Biography

Born in 1981 in Dunedin, New Zealand, after studying Film Science at Otago University, he moved to Copenhagen, Denmark. There he has worked as a visual effects artist and film colourist on numerous feature film projects.

Festivals and Awards:

Grand Prix Canal+ – Semaine de la Critique, Festival de Cannes 2010, France.


Zentropa Productions ApS
Filmbyen 22, DK-2650 Hvidovre

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