Poster_Arif | © LoBu Productions 2017
© LoBu Productions 2017
Short Film | 2016-2017 | Drama | Germany

Main data

DirectorBastian Lorig
Written byBastian Lorig
ProductionLoBu Productions

Shooting data

Number of shooting days6
LocationsBerlin, Hamburg

Project data

Length of movie22:08
Aspect ratio16:9 (1 : 1,78)
Acquisition formatHD
Distribution formatHD
Sound formatStereo

Brief synopsis

After fleeing from the political situation in Iraq, the young student Arif has been living in Berlin for a short time. Pretty soon, news from his home country and events here in Berlin bring him and his life into turmoil. His fresh love for Leon is put to the test, and Arif makes a decision that will change both men's lives.


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Sahin SezginArif [L]
Laurenz WiegandLeon [L]
Nora BackhausLisa [SR]
Rosemarie KlinkhammerNadja [SR]
Roy LuchterhandSkateboard Tim [SR]
Verena BuscheTouristin [BP]
Bastian LorigBoyfriend [BP]


DirectorBastian Lorig
ProducerBastian Lorig
ProducerVerena Busche
ScreenwriterBastian Lorig

Production companies

LoBu Productions


2019USALGBTQ Shorts Film Festival [us]Official Selection
2018ItalySan Mauro Film Festival TurinSemi-Finalist
2017GreeceThessaloniki LGBTQ International Film FestivalOfficial Selection
2017EgyptFilm Egypt Festival CairoOfficial Selection


PremiereSunday, 26/03/2017Filmpremiere mit Cast und Crew, Il Kino Berlin, Germany