Follower

 

 

 FOLLOWER

10:00  BLOCK 9  WICKED

Suspense Thriller  (Germany)  2018

Director:  Jonathan Benedict Behr

PA Premiere

SYNOPSIS:  Clara only wants to spend a quiet evening babysitting in a rich family’s house, when she gets a new follower for her Instagram account.  But this one is different...  A home invasion from a smartphone’s point of view. 

DIRECTOR BIO:  JONATHAN BENEDICT BEHR (Karlsruhe, GERMANY, 1989) worked as a film projectionist during his school days in order to be in cinema as much as possible. While studying Audiovisual Media in Stuttgart, he headed the university's student television station and interned at Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive. He graduated with a master’s thesis on primeval fears in horror movies. In 2016 he started studying film directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. His first short, “Fremde” (2017), was screened at over 70 festivals worldwide. With his second short film "Follower", he premiered at the Berlinale 2018, followed by invitations to Annecy, Sitges, Sarajevo and 50 other festivals, as well as a nomination for the German Short Film Award.

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