WAGs Wives and Girlfriends

WAGs Wives and Girlfriends

Evi Goldbrunner, Joachim Dollhopf, Germany, 2009HD, Colour, 29'

They are both new in Berlin: Dina, the wife of a seasoned Bulgarian football star, and Judith, the young girlfriend of an uprising German footballer. They are the two new "WAGs" (footballer's Wife And Girlfriend) of the Berlin football club. On Saturdays they watch their men playing football, but apart from that, they’ve nothing to do. While Dina lost herself in her abundance and weariness during her long years she is living this „WAG“-life, spring chicken Judith finds her new life beside her boyfriend exciting. As Dina meets her young „colleague“ she finds herself in the naïve girl. She decides to rescue Judith – and finally rescues herself.

Screening:
02 August, Kino Bahçe, 20:15

Category:
Short Film Competition

Director: Evi Goldbrunner, Joachim Dollhopf
Producer: Holger Lochau
Cinematographer: Marco Armborst
Editor: Maja Stieghorst
Sound: Ingo Baier

Director's Biography

Evi pursued teaching certification at the University in Munich and worked as freelancer journalist, followed by 2002‐2009 scriptwriting and dramaturgy studies at the
University of Film and Television „Konrad Wolf“ in Potsdam. During this time, she was involved in several projects as (co‐) director. Her debut screenplay “The Lowest Common Denominator” is part of the “First Movie Program”.
Joachim studied German, History and Sociology at the Munich University, as well as directing in Potsdam‐Babelsberg, in the fields of fiction and documentary. Involved in projects as director, co‐writer, editor, cinematographer and actor, in 2004, he staged a free theatre adaption of Robert Musil’s “Tonka” for the Maxim Gorki Theatre in Berlin.

Festivals and Awards:

Berlinale 2010, Germany. Sofia International Film Festival 2010, Bulgaria.WIZ-ART Festival 2010, Ukraine. Landshut Short Film Festival 2010, Germany.

Contact

HFF Konrad Wolf
Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg / Germany
distribution@hff-potsdam.de


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