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Levin Peter

Levin Peter

Germany

Biography

Levin Peter was born in 1985 in Germany. His first film projects he realized during school time. As part of his A-Level he made a documentary about the national uprising of 17th June 1953 in the GDR. After that, he started to work in different postproduction companies. In August 2006 he visited the occupied tower block „Prestes Maia“ in Sao Paulo. That experience inspired him to shoot a documentary about the biggest occupied tower block in whole Latin America, together with Jonas Ginter. This project was realised in co-production with ZDF/ARTE in 2008. In september 2008 he started to study at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, specialized on documentaries. In 2010 he started with Kitesurfing and got part of Storm-Cinema. Actually he works as a director for documentaries and commercials.

Filmography:

Der 17. Juni 1953 (40’, Germany, 2005) Abflug/ Chegada (30’, Germany, 2006) Prestes maia – together with Jonas Ginter (52´, Germany, 2008)
Nachtwald (11´, Germany, 2009)
Sonor – together with Elsa Kremser (37´, Germany, 2010)
Ein versprechen/ A Promise (70´, Germany, 2012)

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SONOR

SONOR (Orig.) / 2010 / Germany / 37 min

SONOR tells us about the encounter of an film musician and a former ballet dancer, who is deaf by birth...

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Trace of the future according to Levin Peter

Une trace du futur selon Levin Peter (Orig.) / 2014 / Germany / 3 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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