Thursday, December 1 2022

The film “Roka Changes the World” by Katja Bentrath will be screened at the Mediterranean Agricultural Institute of Chania, on Wednesday July 6, 2022 at 9 pm, in the summer cinema of the summer youth film camp held by the Goethe-Institut Athen in collaboration with the Chania Film Festival and the Goethe Zentrum Chania

Entry is free to the public.

Roca is changing the world

Directed by: Katja Benrath

Brave, funny and unique: this is Rocca. He is eleven years old and lives a rather special life. While her dad looks down on her – since he is an astronaut on a mission in space – Rocca lives alone with her squirrel and goes to a regular school for the first time in her life. Her carefree and unconventional lifestyle makes her immediately stand out among her classmates. She bravely faces the class bullies, because first and foremost Rocca defends justice. That is why, after all, she befriends the homeless Caspar and tries to help him. At the same time, she fights with all her might to win her grandmother’s heart.

Screenplay: Hilly Martinek

Director of Photography: Torsten Breue

Editing: Jan Ruschke

Music: Milena Fessmann, Tobias Kuhn, Annette Fock

Producer/Production: Tobias Rosen, Heike Wiehle – Timm

Country of Production/Country: Germany

Duration: 101′

Year of Production/Year: 2019

Language: German

Info:  https://chaniafilmfestival.com/rocca/

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