Shortcutz Berlin – Winner of the Month of May 2014

And the “Winner of the Month of May” is “Chaja & Mimi”, by Eric Esser ! Congratulations to Eric and his team!

Jury statement: “Very simply, hardly a “production” or “film”, but it kept my interest all the time. The two women are most convincing” – Jan Halan



Synopsis: Chaja Florentin and Mimi Frons have been best friends for 83 years. Born and raised in Berlin, they had to escape from the Nazis to Palestine with their families in 1934. They talk about their complicated relationship with Berlin in a Tel Aviv café where they meet everyday. A film about friendship, homeland and identity.

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