6:30pm, FRIDAY, 9/22 — “Opening Night” Short Films

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Jonas works at the hand baggage screening at an airport. He is obsessed by preventing the next terrorist attack. But neither his colleagues, nor his boss appreciate his commitment…

Director: Florian Heinzen-Ziob

Born 1984 in Düsseldorf, Germany. After leaving school, he worked at the Düsseldorf theatre as assistant director and as an editor and animator in Hamburg.  From 2006 – 2012 he studied media arts and film direction at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, where he wrote and directed a range of feature and animated films and documentaries, which were screened in the competition programmes at several international festivals.  From 2012 – 2015 he produced and directed his first feature-length documentary film “Original Copy” in Mumbai, India. Meanwhile he founded his production company “polyphem”.  Florian Heinzen-Ziob lives and works in Cologne, Germany.