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30

Apr
2018

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

“Golden Reel Award” for SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION

On 30, Apr 2018 | In General | 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.

29

Jan
2018

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

BERLIN CLEANS! DIRTY TIMES

On 29, Jan 2018 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

They are the silent heroes of the big city and without them Berlin would suffocate in trash; the workers who clean our city toilets, streets, chimneys and sewers. The new rbb-documentary series BERLIN CLEANS! DIRTY TIMES (5x 45 minutes) is an homage to the many people in these jobs, who normally work in silence or at night in order to keep the city clean.

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12

Jan
2018

In General

By Jan Tenhaven

Journalist Award for SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION

On 12, Jan 2018 | In General | By Jan Tenhaven

Very proud to announce that my documentary  SILICON VALLEY REVOLUTION  has won the Journalist Award Computer Science 2017  (Saarbrucken, Germany) in the Television category. 

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29

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…