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Broken Borders

Noah came to hide as a refugee. Amir seeks a new freedom. But they soon 
encounter unexpected obstacles. Slowly, they start realizing that things might not happen as 
they hoped they would. The story of this short film, depicts a harsh world where good 
intentions can cause ruinous results. We want to show you how people react in extreme 
situations in reality. Its all about decisions and their development 

Director Biography - Jannis Hollmann & Nikita Menkov

After an Hotel Management Degree, he started working as a Sound Assistant, Camera Assistant and Director Assistant for various Movies and TV-Productions. 2006 he submitted his first Screenplay to the German Screenplay Contest (Das Vierte), winning third place. Since 2008 he´s been working as an actor in several main and secondary parts, on the stage as well as on camera. He lives in Berlin since 2012.

Director Statement

We want to put an end to prejudice against foreign cultures with this film.

  • Jannis Hollmann & Nikita Menkov
    Director
  • Jannis Hollmann & Nikita Menkov
    Writer
  • PATRICK MIKULSKI
    Writer
  • LORENZO GANDOLFO
    Producer
  • Jannis Hollmann
    Key Cast
    “Noah”
  • Abbas Saberi
    Key Cast
    “Amir”
  • Patrick Mikulski
    Director of photography
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 17 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    5,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
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