Endless Day

Germany 2012, 16mm, black and white, 10min, experimental documentary
Producer: Isabelle Bertolone, DoP: Pius Neumaier

For most people, sleep comes naturally, but for some, the night turns into an ongoing struggle to drift off into oblivion. This film explores what it’s like to be awake against one’s will and the feelings of despair and loneliness that accompany the passing of time. The story is told through the protagonist’s eyes as we drift in a state between wakefulness and sleep through the city at night. The abstract and poetic imagery takes us deeper into the vicious circle of someone's struggle with sleeplessness.

Dioraphte Encouragement Award for best short student film at Go Shorts Nijmegen 2013
Starter Film prize of the city of Munich for newcoming directors 2013
Special Mention – Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013


Sundance Film Festival 2013
SXSW 2013
Next Generation Short Tiger - German Films Program, Cannes 2013
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013
Hamburg International Short Film Festival 2013
Huesca International Short Film Festival 2013
Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen 2013
Go East - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film 2013
Rooftop Films 2013
Euganea Festival 2013
European Short Film Festival 2013
European Media Art Festival 2013
Internationales Festival der Filmhochschulen München 2013
30. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest 2013
Kung Fu Shorts – Pravo Ljudski Film Festival 2013
UnderDox Film Festival München 2013
Cine Tapis Rouge Festival Montreal 2013
International Film Festival Novi Sad 2013
Kunstarealfest München 2013
61. Münchner Filmkunstwochen 2013
Oder Kurz Filmspektakel 2013
Bozner Filmtage 2013