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Jan Tenhaven - Documentary Filmmaker

POLEN SHALOM!

A DREAM SHATTERED? THE AMERICANS AND THE ELECTION YEAR

HEY, I AM A JEW!

4 WALLS BERLIN

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

“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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TV premiere POLEN SHALOM

2nd October 2021 By Jan Tenhaven

POLEN SHALOM my Arte documentary on Jewish life in Poland will be broadcast on 12th of October 2021 at 7:40pm and it will be available for free online streaming here.

Start of filming ADAM & IDA

31st July 2021 By Jan Tenhaven

I am very pleased to announce that after a long development and financing phase, filming has now begun in Chicago on the documentary ADAM & IDA (working title). The film will tell the incredible story of the Jewish twins who were separated as infants in the Holocaust and found each other again more than half a century later.

Nominierung für CIVIS Medienpreis 2021

17th April 2021 By Jan Tenhaven

I am very happy and proud that my documentary HEY, I AM A JEW has been nominated for the CIVIS Media Prize 2021 – out of almost 800 submissions from 20 European countries. The prize honors programme achievements in the field of migration, integration and cultural diversity. The winners will be announced on 21st of May. Here is a list of all nominees and the Jury’s Remarks.