Sleepless Knights is the first full-length feature film by German directors Stefan Butzmühlen and Cristina Diz and was shot in 2011 with amateur actors from the virtually unknown area of Spain’s Extremadura region. The world premiere took place during the 62nd Berlin Film Festival in the section „Forum“, since then the film has been has been shown at film festivals around the world such as the San Sebastian International Film Festival in September 2012 or the Gothenburg Film Festival later this month. The film has it’s official start in German cinema’s next Thursday and will be shown in the following theaters (Spanish with German subtitles): FSK Berlin, Filmhaus Nürnberg, Werkstattkino München, Filmpalette Köln.
For more information about the movie plase download this press sheet (PDF), which contains the storyline and a statement from the directors in English and German. In addition, here’s one of three beautiful teasers for the film, for the second and the third one please visit the YouTube page of the GayFilmnacht (Gay Film Night) Berlin.
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