Nena
Showings
St. Anthony Main Theatre 1Sat, Apr 11, 2015 5:45 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Fri, Apr 17, 2015 3:00 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Tue, Apr 28, 2015 7:00 PM Event Date Passed
 
Film Info
Premiere Status:North American Premiere
English Title:Nena
Programs:Competition: Emerging Filmmaker
Women and Film
LGBTQ Currents
Tags:Comedy Drama
Women Directors
Drama
Romance
Coming-of-Age
Best of Fest
Voice Category:Drama-rama!
Release Year:2014
Runtime:95
Type:Narrative Feature
Awards:Best Feature Film - Berlin International Film Festival
Best Director - Nederlands Film Festival
Country:Netherlands
Germany
Language:Dutch
German
Trailer:https://vimeo.com/97503563
Cast/Crew
Director:Saskia Diesing
Producer:Hanneke Niens
Hans de Wolf
Cinematographer:Aage Hollander
Screenwriter:Saskia Diesing
Esther Gerritsen
Editor:Barbara Toennieshen
Principal Cast:Abbey Hoes
Gijs Blom
Uwe Ochsenknecht
Monic Hendrickx
Fabian Jansen
André Jung
Description

Screening with Day One, 4/28 at 7:00pm

It is the summer of 1989 and half of Europe is in tumult. Sixteen-year-old Nena’s life takes a dramatic turn when her paraplegic father’s suicide attempt shatters her own bliss. Angry and despondent, Nena is nonetheless obliged to face up to the fact that her father can no longer bear his own life.

Torn between her love for her father and coming to terms with his death wish, Nena begins to ask herself some tough questions and tries to overcome her fears of losing him. Writer-director Saskia Diesing uses her own personal experiences to contemplate an individual’s right to determine their own life.

Screening with:

Day One
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Director: Henry Hughes | Producer: Michael Steiner
Screenwriter: Henry Hughes | Cinematographer: Kee Kyung
Editor: Anisha Acharya
Principle Cast: Layla Alizada, Bill Zasadil, Navid Negahban, Alain Washnevsky, Alexia Pearl

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