Cloud Making Machine

country, year
Germany, 2017

genre
documentary

running time
75′

directed by
Susanne Dzeik

languages
English, Arabic, German, Dari, Fufulde

subtitles
Slovenian

about the film
Three young Berliners, recently arrived in Berlin, experience difficulties in their everyday life in Germany. They find the warmth of a family in a theatre group and reveal their deepest emotions in video-letters to their families back in their war-torn or poverty-stricken homelands.

about the author
Susanne Dzeik lives and works in Berlin. She studied cinematography at the filmArche film school association (2006—2010). She has worked on many short films and documentaries, for instance After the Fire (nominated for the Prix Europa 2012 and the German Grimme Price 2013).

festivals and awards
NEZ Int. Filmfestival, Kalkutta, India, 2017

filmography
Brand Marks, Snapshots of a Revolt (2003), Of Walls and Favelas (2005), Do Butterflies Have Borders? (2013)