Waking Up in SilenceIm Stillen erwachen
|Directors||Mila Zhluktenko, Daniel Asadi Faezi|
|Screenplay||Mila Zhluktenko, Daniel Asadi Faezi|
|Editing||Mila Zhluktenko, Daniel Asadi Faezi|
|Music||Anton Baibakov, Dewey Martino|
|Sound Design||Daniel Asadi Faezi, Andrew Mottl|
|Producers||Mila Zhluktenko, Daniel Asadi Faezi|
Daniel Asadi und Lotas Film
Born in Kyiv, Ukraine, the filmmaker studied documentary filmmaking at HFF Munich. Her films have screened at a number of international festivals including the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the San Sebastian Film Festival, MoMA’s Doc Fortnight and at Visions du Réel in Nyon. Opera Glasses won the Golden Dove at DOK Leipzig.
Filmography (short films)
2017 I Love My #Hairlegs; experimental · Find Fix Finish; documentary 2019 Opera Glasses; documentary 2022 Aralkum; experimental, co-director: Daniel Asadi Faezi 2023 Waking Up in Silence; co-director: Daniel Asadi Faezi
Daniel Asadi Faezi
The director and producer studied documentary at HFF Munich and at the National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan. A Berlinale Talents alumnus, his films have screened at numerous festivals including Locarno, DOK Leipzig, Visions du Réel in Nyon and the Ann Arbor Film Festival in Michigan, USA. His experimental film Aralkum, which he co-directed with Mila Zhluktenko, won the Jury Prize for the Best Short Film at Visions du Réel.
2013 Arefi, the Shepherd; documentary 2016 Kids of Tehran; documentary · Observation of Hawks in the Sky; experimental 2017 In Search Of; short film 2018 The Absence of Apricots; documentary 2019 Where We Used to Swim; documentary 2021 Slowly Forgetting Your Faces; documentary 2022 Aralkum; experimental, co-director: Mila Zhluktenko 2023 Waking Up in Silence; co-director: Mila Zhluktenko