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Nomination 2016
European CIVIS Television Prize – entertainment

Author, Director:Andreas Pieper
Editorial:Stefanie Groß (SWR), Georg Steinert (ARTE)
Producer:Martin Heisler

Contemporary “Heimatfilm” from Berlin Neukoelln. The confrontation between a Turkish left-wing extremist and a right-wing East Berliner results in a violent conflict, in which it is soon a matter of life and death. In order to protect his district from Nazis and speculators, the German-Turkish Cem frequently comes into conflict with the law. When the passionate football player comes into contact with the right-wing extremist Roman at a football match, opponents soon become bitter enemies. Calli, a criminal property speculator wants to make profit out of this conflict.

Excerpt from the jury’s statement
Big city lifestyle with great emotional and scene intensity. With impressive actors.


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