CHI L'HA VISTO, 2009 (feature fiction film)



92 min.
Feature film DV > transfered 35 mm
Founded by FFA German Federal Film Board
and Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

In "Chi l'ha visto" we accompany the protagonist Gianni Meurer on a journey from Berlin to Italy. There, Gianni a man in his early thirties, searches for his father he last saw 25 years ago. Besides pale childhood memories, everything Gianni has from his father, are a couple of letters and a photograph. Gianni shows this photo to everyone he meets on his way to Rome where he suspects his father.

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TWIN, 2001 (fiction short film)



15 min.
Short film 35 mm
Founded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

The film tells the adventure of twin-brothers who both fall in love with the same girl. The identical twins Till and Tom live in a tower block in Berlin. One fine day, a girl moves into the building and puts the two boys off balance.

A co-production of Claudia Rorarius
and the Academy of Media Arts Cologne

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CABLE CAR, 2000 (fiction short film)



12 min.
Short film super16 > transfered 35 mm
Founded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

"Cable Car" tells the story of a shy girl meeting a blind boy in a cable car. Thirteen-year-old Julia has no desire to go on a trip with her father and his new girlfriend. Especially not in the Cologne cable car. But then, in the gondel, she meets Sven, a blind boy.

A co-production of Claudia Rorarius and the Academy of Media Arts Cologne

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VIDEOTAPES, 2006 (documentary)



80 min.
HD Video Documentary Film Serial
published on SPEX DVD Collection
DVD Release 2005-2007

"Videotapes" is a collection of personal short film documentaries which were published as a serial on the DVD collection of German SPEX Magazine.

The videos were selected out of a body of work which was directed and produced in between 2005-2007. A personal diary showing the intimate world around us.

SUSANNE, 2004 (documentary)



80 min.
documentary DV > transfered HD

The central theme of "Susanne" is the relationship of two young women who were particularly affected by the East-West separation of Germany trying to struggle to free themselves only with difficulty from the old role patterns. 

A co-production of Claudia Rorarius
and ZDF Das Kleine Fernsehspiel


MY GRANNY, 1998 (documentary)



30 min.
documentary super16, DV > transfered HD

"My Granny" is an intimate portrait of my grandmother Else Rorarius, born in 1914 in Pomerania, in present-day Poland. A documentary of the relationship with her husband who died in the second world war and left my father only 10 days after his birth.

A co-production of Claudia Rorarius
and the Academy of Media Arts Cologne

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WHAT IS MUSIC, 2004 (music video)



4 min.
music video DV > transfered HD

Music video for the release of Justus Köhnckes first solo album for Kompakt records, "Was Ist Musik?", which combined the clubby side of his music and his very special approach towards german-language electronic pop songs.

The video was shot at the famous Radio Telescope Effelsberg near Bonn, Germany, an observatory unique in Europe dedicated to researching astronomical objects through radio and infrared emissions.

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BLUE (happy without you), 2002 (music video)



4 min.
music video DV > transfered HD

Music video for the song "Blue (happy without you)", which appears on the album Northern Classic / Karaoke Kalk records by German electro-pop duo Donna Regina. Donna Regina appeared on the German avant-pop scene in the beginning of the 1990s.

The video was shot in the morning hours at the Airport Cologne Bonn.

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