THE DOOR OF RETURN
Directors: Anna Zhukovets, Kokutekeleza Musebeni
Short documentary | Germany | 2021
30 min | Dolby 5.1
55th Hof International Film Festival
“Do I really have to travel to Earth in 2020 or can I just switch to another year?” Two black women in a holodeck. The year 2440 on Saturn. The year 2020 is their destination. Racism, sexism and capitalism have been overcome. The history of our present echoes into the future. Afro-German history has been made invisible. The N-word is still spoken, Germanness and Blackness as a supposed contradiction, an error in the system. A call-and-response between 2020 and 2440.
With ALICE HASTERS, CHARLOTTE NZIMIRO, JOYCE SANHA, KATHARINA OGUNTOYE, MICHELE LEYANGHA, NANCY MENSAH-OFFEI, NATASHA A. KELLY
Cinematography LOUIS DICKHAUT, FLORIAN BERWANGER, Editing DENIZE GALIOA, Set design DARGELOS KERSTEN, Costume design RAHMÉ DAROUICHE, Sound Design GERHARD AUER, Music RALPH HEIDEL, Make-up SAMAR DAROUICHE, Executive Production KOKUTEKELEZA MUSEBENI, LEA NEU