Nico (Germany 2021, 1h19m)
by Eline Gehring, with Sara Fazilat, Javeh Asefdjah, Sara Klimoska
Co-presented with Inside Out.
Nico enjoys the summer in Berlin with her best friend Rosa until a racist attack pulls her out of her carefree everyday life. Traumatized by the crime, the nurse decides never to be a victim again and begins to train with a karate world champion.
Best Young Actress Bavarian Film Awards 2022 & Max Ophüls Festival 2021
Best Debut Feature Biberach Film Festival 2021
"We are trying to create a reality not only in front of the camera, but also behind it, so that we are no longer just busy reacting to realities that others create for us." - Eline Gehring
Part of the Goethe-Institut focus on German film