Skip to main content

Pass

Germany, 1994 (MIFF 1994, Fiction)

Director: Penelope Buitenhuis

This simple story about a Nigerian immigrant who's lost his passport cleverly explores issues of racism and alienation in a foreign country. A new film from the director of Trouble (MIFF 93).

See also...

Llaw

This short film develops a personal response to the deconstruction of the Berlin wall. Employing television newsreel imagery and stylized dramatic sequences, a kind of mirror image of the wall's ... More »

TROUBLE

A street smart blast from the Berlin underground, Trouble comes as a welcome respite from the ponderous state of most current German cinema. Yet this is a reunification story too, a bulletin from the ... More »

Epilogue

The end of an affair A whodunnit about a man, a room and a loaded gun. ... More »

Thomaschek’s Plan

East Germany 1961, the wall has gone up. Out in the country a young boy notices that the village postman, a very unsporty gentleman, has suddenly started running as a hobby. Stop watches, binoculars ... More »

Roadmovie

The wreckage of a Daihatsu Charade stands outside an old warehouse in Hamburg's docklands. Suddenly the car bursts into life. A tribute to stillness and motion. A road movie in one minute. Screened ... More »

Black Rider

Berlin today; a cross-section of the community. A train carriage. In a series of beautifully observed scenes Danquart sets you up for a comedy, then delivers a double-whammy drama about racism and ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director