Documentary, 30 min


The film tells the story of Kiran, who lives with his mother in a yurt in the Pyrenees. Kiran is eight years old and know how to plant salad, which meadow-plants taste good and which you should not eat.
But he has no idea what's going on in the evening on TV and can not deal with the computer. His greatest wish is to go to a public school to learn to read and write at last ...



55. Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm (Germany)

"Visions du réel" International Film Festival Nyon (Switzerland)
True / False Filmfestival (Columbia, USA)
Regensburger Kurzfilmtage (Germany)
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Czech Republik)
Vukovar Film Festival (Croatia)
Filmfestival Freistadt (Austria)
Pentedattillo Film Festival (Italy)
Film Festival della Lessinia (Italy)
International Short Film Festival Drama (Greece)
doxs! - Duisburger Filmwoche (Germany)
Asiana International Short Film Festival (Seoul, Korea)
Move it Filmfestival (Germany)


Special Jury Award / Asiana International Short Film Festival
First prize at "Territorio in movimento" Competition / Pentedatillo Film Festival 2013
German Short Film Prize 2013 (nominated)
German Camera Prize 2013 (nominated)


Directors: Alexander Riedel and Bettina Timm
Production: Alexander Riedel and Bettina Timm 

Production Manager: Felix Lang
Camera: Philip Vogt
Assistant Camera: Björn Rothe
Sound: Hannes Ullmann
Lights and Dolly Grab: Simon Schwab
Editor: Frank Müller
Assistant Editor: Sophie Oldenbourg
Translation: Waltraud Verlaguet, Kevin Brochet-Nguyen
Music: Antun Opic
Commissioning Editor: Katya Mader


Documentary / Germany / 2012

Duration: 30 min
Format: HD / Farbe, DCP, Stereo
Language: french with german or english Subtitles
Production: Pelle Film für ZDF / 3Sat - Fremde Kinder