In our Monthly Film Series, we show a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from all over the world. On the 2nd Wednesday of each month, audiences have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. All films are with English subtitles.
About the directors:
Hans Block was born in 1985 in Berlin. Initially a music student, he then studied direction at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts and subsequently did directorial work at the BOX studio of the Frankfurt Schauspiel theater. In 2015, his audio drama “Don Don Don Quijote – Attackéee” was awarded the Prix Marulic. His first feature-length documentary, THE CLEANERS, co-directed with Moritz Riesewieck, premiered in 2018 at the Sundance Film Festival.
Moritz Riesewieck was born in 1985, grew up in the Ruhr, and studied at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts (Berlin). Directorial internships followed at the Volksbühne (Berlin), the Thalia Theater (Hamburg), and the Schaubühne (Berlin). In 2014, at the invitation of the Goethe Institute, he staged Georg Büchner’s “Woyzeck” in Mexico City. In 2015, his innovative works won him the Ela Neumann Scholarship. His first feature-length documentary, THE CLEANERS, co-directed with Hans Block, premiered in 2018 at the Sundance Film Festival. Riesewieck’s book of essays, “Digital Dirty Work”, was published in conjunction with the film’s release.