Short Film

The Moon and I

by Nancy Biniadaki
Short film, Germany 2016, 8 minutes, ZDF/KiKa, with Wolkenlenker

A little boy can’t sleep one night. He is visited by a big bright round object, which appears at his window and then jumps inside his room! Could it be the moon? The boy and the moon start to dance and play. But everytime the boy tries to catch it, the moon disappears… The boy has to learn that the moon cannot be caught, and only then it becomes his friend and the boy can finally fall asleep, fulfilled and happy.

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Cast and Crew

BOY Vincent Hahn

DIRECTOR: Nancy Biniadaki
CINEMATOGRAPHER:  Jean-Marc Junge
EDITOR: Jon Kadocsa
MUSIC Alexander Muell
PRODUCED BY: Christopher Zitterbart, Daniel Acht, Sebastian Wehner  

In collaboration with WOLKENLENKER for ZDF/KiKa

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Awards

Grimme Award 2017

Finalist Prix Jeunesse International 2016, 2016 Children’s Film Festival Seattle / REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival, LA / Sarasota Film Festival, Florida / Wiskonsin Film Festival / Plein la Bobine, France / Lahore Int. Children’s Festival / International children’s filmfestival Filem’On Brussels / KUKI – Internationaler Kinder- und Jugendkurzfilmfestival Berlin / Chicago International Children’s Film Festival / Cork Film Festival, Ireland / Cologne Short Film Festival / Olympia Intenational Film Festival / Bamberger Filmtage 2017/ Regard, Canada / International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund / Drama International Film Festival 2017 / International Film Festival of Kinshasa