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Jan Tenhaven - Documentary Filmmaker

HOW DO WE STAY MOBILE? THE FUTURE WITHOUT CARS

BERLIN CLEANS! DIRTY TIMES

COLOURFUL GERMANY

SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION – HOW A FEW NERDS DID CHANGE THE WORLD

BERLIN AND BRANDENBURG FROM ABOVE

PRETTY UGLY

THE CHOCOLATE HUNTER

EGYPT’S SUNKEN CITY – A LEGEND IS REVEALED

IRELAND: THREE SHADES OF GREEN

AUTUMN GOLD

WHY WE BUY

WAR IN ME – THE SLEEPING TRAUMA

TRACING THE ANCESTORS

WITH THE MUSKET INTO THE WEEKEND – BATTLE OF THE NATIONS 1813

MAKE LOVE

“What kind of films do you make?”
“Actually about everything what fascinates me.”
“So, any focus?”
“No. history, culture, travel, politics, science. Somehow everything.”
“No focus?”
(Pause) “Actually it’s always about humans.”
“Ah. So, portraits?”
“No, not necessarily. But in the end it’s always about humans, right?”
“And are these reports or docs or?”
“Everything. It depends”
“Documentaries?”
“Yeah, as well.”
“I prefer those. Actually we’re only watching Arte and stuff like that at home.”
“Aha.”
“So, what are you doing exactly?”

 

 


 

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Preview: Documentary about car-free cities, 10/10/2018 in Dresden

1st October 2018 By Jan Tenhaven

Beyond the car-friendly city: HOW DO WE STAY MOBILE? A FUTURE WITHOUT CARS. Commissioned by the science department of MDR Television, Nicolas Hecker and I searched for new possibilities of mobility  – and found them in Leipzig, Dresden, Halle, Magdeburg, Lengenfeld, Berlin, Cologne and Oslo. Read more…

We are canon!

17th August 2018 By Jan Tenhaven

German’s leading weekly paper DIE ZEIT has chosen my documentary SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION to be included into their new knowledge canon. In the headline of this page one story it reads: “A cmodern canon of hundred masterpieces.” Well, perhaps this is slightly exaggerated but we are still very happy about this great honor.

“Golden Reel Award” for SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION

30th April 2018 By Jan Tenhaven

Wonderful news from California: My film SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION has just won the “2018 Golden Reel Award” as Best Documentary at Tiburon International Film Festival.