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May
2017

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

COLORFUL GERMANY now online

On 29, May 2017 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

After the great preview of COLORFUL GERMANY (DIESES BUNTE DEUTSCHLAND) at the Babylon Cinema in Berlin, the TV broadcast is now also being shown online by ARD-Media. The German Press Agency claims, “A movie that takes its time which is how it should be. Since it’s about questions that cannot easily be answered like, the fate of the refugees in Germany which include so many facets that a short oversight would not suffice.”

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01

Mar
2017

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION wins Audience Award

On 01, Mar 2017 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

At the 21st Berlin & Beyond Film Festival in San Francisco the viewers decided that my movie would win the Audience Award – Best Documentary Feature. On June 26th, SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION will be shown on ARD.

 

 

21

Feb
2017

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

Short list German Television Award

On 21, Feb 2017 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

Today the program Make Love has been nominated for the German Television Award 2017 (Deutscher Fernsehpreis). For the production of the first season, I had been involved as a Director of Editing plus I did a tiny bit of development, but most of the honour goes to my fantastic colleagues Tristan Ferland Milewski (Director) and Christian Beetz (Producer) who worked very hard to make this fresh and innovative new format a success.

The press had been full of praise from the very beginning: “Truly good.” (DIE ZEIT),  “Astonishing, not all awkward but authentic and informative” (Focus).

 

05

Feb
2017

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

World premiere SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION

On 05, Feb 2017 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

It was the perfect location to premiere my documentary about the cultural and political roots of personal computing: The legendary Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Hosted by the 21th Berlin & Beyond Film Festival, the cinema was packed with a very welcoming crowd of Castro locals, nerds from the Valley and computer pioneers.

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16

Dec
2016

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

Ciao, Gabre!

On 16, Dec 2016 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

At the age of 101, Gabre Gabric has passed away today in her Italian hometown of Brescia. “She passed away very peacefully late this morning. She had suffered a stroke but did not even realise. She had been at the hospital a few days without regaining conscience”, her granddaughter told me.

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01

Oct
2016

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

In the sound studio for ARTE documentary

On 01, Oct 2016 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

A 90-minute film with many English voice over interviews and Hannes Wegener (pictured), a Postdam actor, as the commentator. It was a three-day marathon in the sound studio.

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21

May
2016

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

AUTUMN GOLD in Hong Kong

On 21, May 2016 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

Six years after its premiere, AUTUMN GOLD my cinema documentary film is being shown once again on the big screen, but this time in Hong Kong on June 16, 2016. So who ever happens to be in the area and wants to see the movie with Chinese subtitles…

16

Oct
2015

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

BERLIN AND BRANDENBURG FROM ABOVE on DVD and BluRay

On 16, Oct 2015 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

In flight over countryside and metropolis. Available now, with top quality from the comfort of your own sofa at home: Today my movie BERLIN AND BRANDENBURG FROM ABOVE on Blu-Ray and DVD. I recommend buying it via rbb-online shop, where it’s sold cheaper and the proceeds don’t sink into “the Amazon.”

 

04

Oct
2015

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

Preview BERLIN AND BRANDENBURG FROM ABOVE

On 04, Oct 2015 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

It was a great evening with lots of guests: our festive preview at the wonderful Astor Film Lounge on Kurfürstendamm. Big pictures on the big screen! Including: our narrator, Florian Lukas (pictured above), producer, Dr. Jost-Arend Bösenberg and RBB reporter, Dagmar Reim with moderator Petra Gute (pictured below) as well as RBB program director, Claudia Nothelle, the president of Berlin City Parliament, Ralf Wieland, the majority of our protagonists and practically the whole team – and many more!

TV Premiere: Satruday, October 3 at 20:15 on rbb-TV

 

14

Jun
2015

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

It’s a wrap! Aerials completed

On 14, Jun 2015 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

After a week in a helicopter (sorry for the noise my dear fellow citizens), the aerial scenes for BERLIN AND BRANDENBURG FROM ABOVE are complete. Thankfully we had outstanding weather so wonderful scenes were captured. Only this will be revealed: we will be showing a side of Berlin and Brandenburg that has rarely been seen, with astonishing scenes to marvel at. Many thanks to the Cineflight team and our cameraman, Florian Foest for safe flights and the great view.