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A GERMAN YOUTH



a feature-lenght documentary by Jean-Gabriel Périot
, 90', 2015, DCP, color/BW

A documentary about the history of the Red Army Faction and the images generated by this story. The film is entirely produced by editing preexisting visual and sound archives. It aims to question viewers on the significance of this revolutionary movement during its time, as well as its resonance for today’s society.


Script, editing and direction: Jean-Gabriel Périot
Production: Local films (France), Nicolas Brevière
Coproduction: Alina film (Suisse), David Epiney, Eugenia Mumenthaler,
Blinker film
produktion (Allemagne), Meike Martens

in coproduction with RBB in cooperation with ARTE
in coproduction with the Radio Télévision Suisse, RTS Unité des films documentaires, Irène Challand, Gaspard Lamunière

Production manager and documentation: Emmanuelle Koenig
1st editing assistant: Avril Besson
Editing assitant:Malak Maatoug
Direction assistant:Charly fevre, Marine Aielo
Sound edit:Etienne Curchod
Soundmix: Laure Arto-Toulot
Music:Alan Mumenthaler
Postproduction coordinationa:Kévin Rousseau


with the support of Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée and Eurimages
the Office Fédéral de la Culture, Cinéforom with the support of Loterie Romande
Developped with the support of MEDIA Programm

Internationales Sales: Films Boutique


WORLD PREMIERE AT BERLINALE, PANORAMA section,Opening film, february 2015

PRIZES
Cinéma du Réel, Paris. Prix SCAM du Jury International / prix des lycéens
Visions du Réel, Nyon, compétition Hélvétique - prix du film suisse le plus innovant
BAFICI, Festival de cine independiente de Buenos Aires. International Competition, mention spéciale du jury
Doc Aviv (Tel Aviv)  – compétition internationale - mention spéciale du jury
Lima independiente international film festival, Peru, Best first film award
Valdivia int film festival – compétition internationale - prix du public
Guanajuato film festival – compétition documentaire - mention spéciale du jury
Les rendez-vous de l’Histoire (Blois) – mention spéciale
Yerevan Golden Apricot – compétition documentaire - silver apricot special prize

FESTIVALS
Festival international du film de Berlin – Ouverture de la section panorama
San Francisco film festival - Compétition documentaire
Milano film festival
- Compétition internationale
Indielisboa - Compétition internationale
San Sebastian film festival – Zabaltegi section
Viennale
Jihlava international documentary festival
Moscow international film festival
Semaine du cinéma français en Saxe-Anhalt
Dok fest Munchen
Festival du film de la Rochelle
États généraux du film documentaire (Lussas)
L’étrange festival (Paris)
Festival de cinéma de Douarnenez
Les rencontres cinéma de Gindou
festival international du film Grolandais (Toulouse)
Kino vision (Marseille)
Festival international du film indépendant (Bordeaux)
festival du film Français d’Helvétie (Bienne)
Bergen international film festival
Transilvanian int film (Cluj)
Dokufest (Kosovo)
Sarajevo international film festival
Message to man (Saint Petersbourg)
Ankara international film festival
Hamptons film festival (New-York)
The Open, Singapore international festival of Arts
Melbourne international film festival
DMZ int doc film fest (Corée)
Inconvenient film festival (Vilnius)
Nûû-rû boro festival international du cinéma des peuples (Nouvelle Calédonie)
MIDBO (Bogota)
Festival de cine de Cali
Leeds int film festival
Kasseler dok fest

CINEMA RELEASES
Germany: 15 mai 2015 (W-films)
France: octobre 2015 (UFO distribution)
Switzerland: 24 septembre (german-speaking part) 20 octobre2015 (french-speaking part) (Adok films)

Broadcast on RTS 2, october 2016



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