DOCU/SHORT

The Burden of Proof

Year
2015
Country
Germany
Duration
33’
Director
Stefan Kessissoglou

They crossed seas and risked their lives to finally arrive in the fortress of Europe, only to find their greatest trial was yet to come. The film follows the struggle of two asylum seekers as they fight for their version of the truth. But how does one prove what can’t be proven?

Production and Sales
Film Forum, Stuttgarter Str. 59, 12059 Berlin, Germany, +4917683019672, kessissoglou@gmail.com, Stefan Kessissoglou, www.theburdenofproof.tk
Director
Stefan Kessissoglou

Stefan Kessissoglou was born in Cologne in 1987. He is a German film director, producer, screenwriter, and photographer. He has been studying film direction at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin since 2009, where he wrote and directed a number of narrative and documentary short films. As a cinematographer, Stefan has played a key role in several award-winning live theatre pieces conceived and directed by the British director Katie Mitchell.

Selected Filmography

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