16-22 November 2015

Sieben Mal am Tag beklagen wir unser Los und nachts stehen wir auf, um nicht zu tršumen (Seven Times a Day We Bemoan Our Lot and at Night We Get Up to Avoid Dreaming)

Susann Maria Hempel

Country: Germany
Year: 2014
Format: Digital
Length: 18 min
Image: Colour
Language: German
Subtitles: Catalan, English

Producer: Susann Maria Hempel
Screenplay: Susann Maria Hempel
Photography: Berta ValŪn Escofet
Animation: Susann Maria Hempel, Philipp Herlt
Editor: Susann Maria Hempel
Music: Susann Maria Hempel
Sound: Susann Maria Hempel

Contact: s.m.hempel@gmx.de


A cinematic devotional book based on interviews with a man from the East German countryside who lost his memory in 1989 and woke up with several nightmares.


Susann Maria Hempel (Greiz, 1983) studied art and design at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. She works as an actress, as well as making her own films, including Der Große Gammel (2013) and Wie ist die Welt so stille (2013).


  1. German Film Prize - Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen
  2. Jury Award - Internationales Kurz Film Festival Hamburg
  3. Labo Prize - Festival International du Court Mťtrage Clermont-Ferrand