Drawing inspiration from his personal encounter with the Italian refugee child Giovanna during World War II, Markus Imhoof tells how refugees and migrants are treated today: on the Mediterranean Sea, in Lebanon, in Italy, in Germany and in Switzerland.
Thelma Film AG, Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF), Zero One Film
Festivals / Awards
2018: Berlin International Film Festival, Germany/ Hong Kong International Film Festival
DOP / Camera
Markus Imhoof was born on the 19.09.1941 in Winterthur, Switzerland. Secondary school in Winterthur, studies in German, History of the Arts and History in Zurich. In 1996 he founded the Markus Imhoof Film GmbH and the Fl.im.Pa. Filmproduktion AG, together with Pierre-Alain Meier and Thomas Koerfer of Frenetic Films AG. He is host lecturer on the Film School Milano, the Film Academy Berlin and the Film University Zurich.