RABBIT À LA BERLIN

The untold story of wild rabbits which lived between the Berlin Walls. For 28 years, the Death Zone was their safest home. Full of grass, no predators, guards protecting them from human disturbance. They were closed but happy. When their population grew up to thousands, guards started to remove them. But rabbits survived and stayed there. Unfortunately one day the wall fell down. Rabbits had to abandon the comfortable system. They moved to West Berlin and have been living there in a few colonies since then. They are still learning how to live in the free world, same as we – the citizens of Eastern Europe.

Poland / Germany | 2009 | 39/50min

39 mins version: Nominated for OSCAR© 2010 in the category Documentary Short

Hot Docs Toronto 2009 (Award for Best Mid-Length Doc)
Planete Doc Review Warsaw 2009 (Magic Hour Award for Best Mid-Lenght Film)
Hamptons IFF 2009 (Golden Starfish Award for Best Film of Conflict & Resolution)
Documenta Madrid 2010 (Second Prize in the competition of Short Documentaries)
Mendocino FF 2010 (Special Jury Award)

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