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Jan Tenhaven - Documentary Filmmaker

LILO’S LAUGHTER

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

“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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LILO’S LAUGHTER on national television ARD

14th September 2019 By Jan Tenhaven

My documentary LILO’S LAUGHTER (LILOS LACHEN) will be aired on national German television ARD on Sunday, 6th of October at 4:20 pm.

 

Two awards for BERLIN CLEANS!

15th February 2019 By Jan Tenhaven

I am very happy to announce that both Thomas Lütz (camera) and Carsten Piefke (editing) have received  the German Camera Award 2019 for their wonderful work for our docu series BERLIN CLEANS!. The awards ceremony was held on the 10th of May in Cologne.

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.