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Sandra Trostel



Born in 1976.
1996 - 1998, diverse commissions and cooperations;
1998 - 2000, post-production supervisor and editor for the production company Cobblestone Pictures (commercials).
Since 2000, freelance film editor (documentary, feature films, commercials, music videos).
2001 - 2002, postgraduate studies of editing and documentary film at the International Film School (IFS) in Cologne.

Selected filmography (editor):
In Erinnerung an Andreas Thiel (2007-08, dir. Fatih Akin);
Fatih Akin - Tagebuch eines Filmreisenden (2007, dir. Monique Akin);
Die Braut – Geschichten aus der Pfandleihe (2007, dir. Roman Schaible);
Wie ich ein freier Reisebegleiter wurde (2006, dir. Jan Peters);
Der Lauf der Dinge (2005-06, dir. Rolf S. Wolkenstein);
Fresh Art Daily (2003, dir. Thomas Schlottmann/ Andreas Geiger);
Liebe! (2002, dir. Florian Fickel).

Selected filmography (director):
Ich weiß, dass du traurig bist (2009);
Utopia Ltd (2008-09);
Mein Paradies ist orange (2007);
Relax, It's Only Ghost (2006);
Frau Selheim & Frau Ruis (2005).

Selected filmography (producer):
Utopia Ltd. (2011)



UTOPIA LTD. (Orig.) / 2011 / Germany / 91 min

In a world in which fame seems to arrive faster than the speed of light - often only to evaporate even more quickly - the Hamburg-based trio 1000 Robota is a remarkable phenomenon. Despite being still wet behind the ears - they can't even drive the car that takes them to their concerts yet, and during the week they go to school - the band, made up of 17-year-olds Jonas and Basti and 18-year-old Anton, has become a huge hype in no time at all...





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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