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15/07/2020

Successful German premiere of "Parents"

On Tuesday 14 July 2020, the outrageously realistic family comedy "Parents" celebrated its German premiere in Düsseldorf. Special guest was the mother actress Elisabeth Niederer. Together with distributor Stephan Winkler from W-film, she presented the humorous autofiction of a real family to an enthusiastic audience in the Atelier Kino. "Parents" was filmed by the Swiss couple Eric Bergkraut and Ruth Schweikert, based on their own experiences with their three sons. The result is a hilarious feature film about the everyday family chaos with late-pubertal kids. Helpful tips from real education experts like Remo Largo are included. Conclusion: Parents cannot not make mistakes!

"Parents" celebrated its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival and will be released on 16 July 2020 in a German dubbed version in numerous cinemas throughout Germany. Made with the support of Swiss Films, BAK Federal Office for Culture and Film- und Medienstiftung NRW.

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14/07/2020

Release & launch cinemas for "Parents"

Enough with Hotel Mama! To get rid of their sons, Vero and Michi use unconventional methods in "Parents". The distributor W-film will launch the outrageously realistic family comedy in cinemas on July 16, 2020. Shot by the Swiss couple Eric Bergkraut and Ruth Schweikert, in their own four walls with their three sons. A hilarious feature film with plenty of potential for identification. Educational tips from experts such as Remo Largo included. Conclusion: Parents can't not make mistakes! To start with, there are cinema tour dates in Düsseldorf (premiere) and Berlin with leading actress Elisabeth Niederer, who is the only non-family member of the cast as Mother Vero, and a screening in Freiburg with director and father-actor Eric Bergkraut, screenwriter Ruth Schweikert and son Orell, in the film as in real life the youngest in the family.

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05/07/2020

German premiere of "Parents" in Düsseldorf

On Tuesday 14 July, "Parents" will celebrate its German premiere in Düsseldorf in the presence of leading actress Elisabeth Niederer! It starts at 8pm in the Atelier Kino with a following film talk. "Parents" is an outrageously realistic family comedy, which in view of the corona quarantine once again offers more identification potential for all stressed parents. Shot by the Swiss couple Eric Bergkraut and Ruth Schweikert, freely based on their own experiences, in their own four walls with their three sons. Only the mother is with Elisabeth Niederer not from the family. What's original: between mountains of laundry and pizza boxes, experts such as family researcher Remo Largo give overburdened parents tips on parenting with a wink. Conclusion: Parents cannot not make mistakes!

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23/04/2020

W-film on Demand

wfilm_ondemand_web.jpg Dear friends of film art! W-film now has its own Vimeo channel: http://vod.wfilm.de. From now on you can stream many exciting arthouse films from our repertoire and, by the way, directly support our film distribution in the Corona crisis. #helpthefilmart

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