Nr. 1 – Aus den Berichten der Wach- und Patrouillendienste

Deutschland 1984, Short film, 10' Director Helke Sander | Camera Martin Gressmann, Tevfik Baser, Willie Bschorr | Screenplay Helke Sander | Sound K. Reiber | Actor/Actress Silvia Klaas Distributed by Deutsche Kinemathek Berlin | Production Company Helke Sander Filmproduktion

Synopsis
The film is based on the following true story: a woman in Hamburg climbs, with her two children, up a building site crane and onto the end of the arm, and threatens to jump off unless an affordable apartment can be found for her by the evening.

Biography
HELKE SANDER's artistic work is inseparable from her political feminist commitment. In 1973, she founded the 1st International Women's Film Seminar – the first German festival for films made by women. In 1974, she founded the feminist magazine Frauen und Film. She became known internationally in 1992 with BeFreier und Befreite. Since 1981, Helke Sander has been professor at the Hamburg University of Fine Arts. In 1985, she was elected to the Berlin Academy of the Arts, from which she resigned in 1989 because of hostility to women and sleaze.

Films by Helke Sander (Selection) Mitten im Malestream 2005
Dorf 2001
BeFreier und Befreite 1992
Die Deutschen und ihre Männer 1989
Felix 1984
Der Beginn aller Schrecken ist Liebe 1983/84
Der subjektive Faktor 1980/81
Die allseitig reduzierte Persönlichkeit – Redupers 1977

Helke Sander
Germany
1984
Short Film
2011
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