DOCU/KIDS

Dear Darkness

Year
2019
Country
Germany
Duration
16’
Director
Samuel N. Schwarz

Twelve-year-old Frida is almost blind. She can only make out contours, shadows and colours, but in her dreams all the images clear up – so she can 'see' what is hidden for others.

CREW
Director: Samuel N. Schwarz
Producer: Hannah Liebrenz, Paula Ziemke
Cinematographer: Sophia Fenn
Editor: Armano Forster
Sound: Larissa Kischk
Production
Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Sales
Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Christina Marx, c.marx@filmuniversitaet.de
Director
Samuel N. Schwarz

Samuel N. Schwarz was born in 1996 in Berlin. After graduating in Art History and Theatre Studies from the Freie Universität in Berlin, he directed some short films. Since 2018, he has been studying feature and documentary film directing at the KONRAD WOLF Film University in Babelsberg. His debut documentary short Dear Darkness was invited to DOK Leipzig and IDFA in 2019. Samuel lives and works in Berlin as a director and author.

Selected Filmography

Dear Darkness (2019)

DOCUSPACE ONLINE CINEMA
18 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
26 – 
March
4
April 2021
Anbessa
DOCU/KIDS
Anbessa
Year
2019
Country
Italy, USA, Ethiopia
Director
Mo Scarpelli
Duration
86’
DOCU/KIDS
Bird Boy
DOCU/KIDS
Bird Boy
Year
2019
Country
Denmark
Director
Simon Lereng Wilmont
Duration
22’
DOCU/KIDS
Karla & Nordahl
DOCU/KIDS
Karla & Nordahl
Year
2019
Director
Elisabeth Aspelin
Duration
19’
DOCU/KIDS