Dima lives in fear of being deportetd from Germany. A petty criminal, he finds refuge with Sarah, who is making a documentary about the lack of prospects for young foreigners. While the film is being made, Sarah lets him hide in her attic. But before long, Dima is playing a leading role in Sarah\'s film - and her life.

Original title: Fliegen
Cinematography: Lars Petersen
Production: Carsten Strauch
Music: Albrecht Neander, Patrick Waizmann
Editor: Dan Oleteanu, Dirk Schreier
Cast: Sandra Hüller, Jacob Matschenz, Peter Moltzen, Oktay Özdemir
Script: Finn-Ole Heinrich, Jan Oberländer
Others: Sound: Juri von Krause
Dialogue: German
Clearance of minors: 16 years
FBW rating: particularly valuable
Licensed territory: Worldwide

Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin Lichter - Filmtage Frankfurt am Main Internationales Filmfest Dresden Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg
Internationales Filmfest Emden Norderney
OpenEyes Filmfest Marburg
In The Palace International Short Film Festival Sofia
The Kerry Film Festival, Ireland
I've Seen Films - International Film Festival Milan, Italy
Frauenfilmfestival Femina Film in Usti, Tschechien
Warsaw International Film Festival, Polen
Shorts at Moonlight, Höchst
Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt Kurzfilmfestival Bunter Hund, München Filmfestival Münster
Filmfestival Thunersee, Switzerland

Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Clermont Ferrand
Internationalen Film Festivals Lasi, Romania
Vendôme Film Festival, France European Film Festival Lille, Frankreich Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche
Sapporo Intl. Short Film Festival
Intl. Filmfestival Tamul Nadu, India
Raindance Film Festival

Audience Award German Competition at Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival
Allgäuer Kurzfilm Festival am Hofhaus Audience Award
Sppecial Mention for Main Actor Jacob Matschenz at Berlianle "Dialogue en perspective"
FBW: besonders wertvoll, film of the month April
Stepping Stone Film Festival, India
Best Actress, Best Cinematography, and Craftsman Award for excellent directing Vendôme Film Festival: Special Jury Award
Cellulart Film Festival: Best Actress, Best Script
IASI Intl. Film Festival, Rumania: Best Short
Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche: Best German Short Film
Shortfilmslam Hamburg: Best Film of the Year