Ships passing in the night | © Elisabeth Zwimpfer
© Elisabeth Zwimpfer
Short Film | 2014-2015 | Animation | Germany

Project data

Length of movie12:50 min
Picture formatWidescreen USA (1 : 1,85)
Sound formatDolby SRD / Dolby digital (5.1, 6 channels)

    Brief synopsis

    Maleika lives in Europe, Pombalo in Africa. She collects stranded goods, he is a fisherman. As the nets remain empty, he sets off to Europe. At the shore they face each other as ships passing in the night.


    DirectorElisabeth Zwimpfer
    ProducerElisabeth Zwimpfer
    Sound re-recording mixerTobias Böhm
    Sound designerChristian Wittmoser

    Production companies

    Kunsthochschule Kassel [de]


    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Elisabeth Zwimpfer2015Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung (FBW)Prädikat wertvollWinner
    Elisabeth Zwimpfer2016Hessischer Film- und KinopreisBester KurzfilmWinner