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Brief synopsis

Love, Deutschmarks and Death is a documentary film about the independent, and as of yet, unknown music of emigrated Turkish guest workers and their grandchildren in Germany. In a musical and essayistic form, Cem Kaya shares insights into the unique liveliness of this forgotten subculture

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Boe B.Self
Ömer BoralSelf
Ozan Ata CananiSelf
Dede DeliSelf
Hatay EnginSelf
Erci ErgünSelf
Cem KaracaSelf
Kabus KerimSelf
Yüksel ÖzkasapSelf
İsmet TopçuSelf
Metin TürközSelf
Cavidan ÜnalSelf
Derya YıldırımSelf

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantUlrike Bojahr
ColoristFelix Hüsken
Additional photographyChristian Kochmann
Additional photographyMahmoud Belakhel
Still photographerTom Trambow
Plakatshooting, BTS, Pressefotos
Plakatshooting, BTS, Pressefotos
Still photographerSemih Korhan Güner
DirectorCem Kaya
EditorCem Kaya
Additional editorGürcan Cansever
ProducerFlorian Schewe
ProducerMehmet Akif Büyükatalay
ProducerClaus Reichel
ProducerStefan Kauertz
Associate producerYan Schoenefeld
Line producerMario von Grumbkow
Production coordinatorLuisa Stricker
ScreenwriterCem Kaya
ScreenwriterMehmet Akif Büyükatalay
Co-writerUfuk Cam
Archive producerUfuk Cam
Production sound mixerThorsten Bolzé
Production sound mixerFatih Aydin
Production sound mixerKris Limbach
Sound recordist (non fiction)Armin Badde
Sound designerSteffen Pfauth

Production companies

CompanyComment
Filmfaust GmbH
Film Five GmbH
WDR - Westdeutscher Rundfunk [de]
Co-production
Co-production
RBB - Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg [de]
co-production
co-production
Arte [de/fr]
Co-production
Co-production

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Rapid Eye Movies [de]
Germany (theatrical) 2022
Germany (theatrical) 2022
Stadtkino Filmverleih [at]
Austria (theatrical)
Austria (theatrical)
Taskovski Films [uk]

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Cem Kaya2020DOK.fest München [de]British Pathe Archive AwardNominated
Florian Schewe2022Dokfest München [de]VFF Documentary Film Production AwardNominated
Cem Kaya2022Indie Lisboa [pt]Indie Music AwardWinner
Cem Kaya2022DOK.fest MünchenGoethe Institut Documentary AwardWinner
Cem Kaya2022Berlin International Film Festival [de]Teddy AwardNominated
Cem Kaya2022Berlin International Film Festival [de]Amnesty Film AwardNominated
Cem Kaya2022Berlin International Film Festival [de]Panorama Audience Award - DocumentaryWinner
Cem Kaya2022Achtung Berlin [de]DocumentaryNominated
Cem Kaya2022DokKa [de]Preis der Stadt KarlsruheWinner
Cem Kaya2022Dokfest München [de]Documentary Film Award of the Goethe-InstitutNominated

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2022AustriaCrossing Europe
2022TurkeyIstanbul Film FestivalInternationale Premiere
2022GermanyBerlin International Film FestivalPanorama - Documentary
2022Germanyfsff - Fünf Seen FestivalSektion Odeon
2022PortugalIndie LisboaWinner Indie Music Award
2022IsraelDoc AvivSupporters & Broadcasters Goethe-Institut Israel
2022GermanyLichter Film Fest FrankfurtInaugural film
2022GermanyDOK.fest MünchenWinner Goethe Institut Documentary Award

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseAustriaWednesday, 05/10/2022
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 29/09/2022
Theatre releaseTurkeyFriday, 23/09/2022
PremiereTuesday, 15/02/2022