Festival status: invitation to over 40 festivals so far, received 18 international awards
The Call her Lotte Serious Game was featured in the book Serious Games: Foundations, Concepts and Practice. The Game is in final production and testing and will be launched soon. Then also this Website will be extended with the educational part. Interested teachers please send us an email to keep informed. Additional educational material will also be made available shortly.
The Special Edition educational DVD received the renown Comenius EduMedia Award Comenius Award Website
Release of our film on Bluray in 3D at Amazon and on a Special Edition educational DVD with a 3D Version and much educational material for teachers by Matthias-Film.
Munich: On Oct 22nd we were invited at the Medientage München 2015 to talk about Merging Film and Games and our concepts about our Transmedia project Call her Lotte. Later we hold a workshop on the Transmedia and Game concept.
Leipzig: On the evening of June 30th, the Jewish community in Leipzig and the SLM invited to a 3D film screening of Call her Lotte and talk about tolerance and civil courage. After it a teacher approaches us from the crowded audience and says: "I need this film to show to my classes in school." That made us so proud. Thanks very much Jewish Week Leipzig and SLM for hosting us.
Hollywood: On the evening of Januar 28, „Call her Lotte“ received, as first German production, the highest award for 3D film, the Creative Arts Award of the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society. The next day the film was presented during the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, held by the „Initiative 27th January“ in the Jewish religious community Munich under the auspices of Bavarian governor Horst Seehofer. Among the 500 guests were Mrs. Knobloch and numerous dignitaries from religious and political backgrounds.
The premiere on November 12 received a widespread media coverage. BILD, RBB, Tagesspiegel) …and VIPs lined up. Presiding Officer of the German Parliament Norbert Lammert and Charlotte Knobloch delivered moving speeches. Matze Rossi is the winner of the song contest..
Call Her Lotte!The project „Call Her Lotte“ is inspired by the childhood of Charlotte Knobloch and offers an innovative educational approach through transmedia storytelling. It is the story of a friendship during the Nazi regime, told in a stereographic 3D-short film, and supported by an interactive educational game, as well as an online community. Young people are taken on an entertaining journey confronting them with this complex topic in a very contemporary form.
The film had its acclaimed premiere at the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival and was presented at the film festival Cannes in the category „Cinema of Tomorrow“. „Call Her Lotte!“ received 18 awards at more than 40 film festivals worldwide.
The German premiere was held at the legendary Berlin Zoopalast in 3D and Dolby Atmos. The educational project by writer and director Annekathrin Wetzel and producer Michael Geidel was also presented at this event and was part of the ARD theme week „Tolerance“ in November 2014.
Partners of the film are Bayerischer Rundfunk, SLM and FFF Bayern. The educational project is supported by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the governmental Commissioner for Culture and Media, Nordmedia as well as other institutions.
The FilmThe first drama worldwide with a transmedia approach and in 3D.
Cooperation Partners of the Educational Project
The educational project is publicly supported by Occurso (institute for interreligious dialogue), the Weiße Rose Stiftung, LMU and the European Janusz Korczak academy. The film is available to German schools through Matthias Film. Further international, educational opportunities and partnerships are being planned.
Become a partner and support our project.Wie want to reach and impact many people as possible with this project. You can help: Become a supporter or make a donation, or through organising an educational event at your school or organisation.
Please get in touch for more information.
Educational contact:Annekathrin Wetzel
Press contact: Dajana Trapp