“Nico” is awarded with the QueerScope Debut Film Award

Eline Gehring’s feature-length debut “Nico”, which will be released in spring 2021 by UCM.ONE on the Darling Berlin label, will be awarded this year’s QueerScope Debut Film Award. QueerScope e.V. is the umbrella organization of independent queer film festivals in German-speaking countries. A total of 19 larger and smaller queer film festivals are represented by…

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“Nico” is the opening film and is in competition at the 17th achtung berlin film festival

The film “Nico” by director Eline Gehring will open the 17th achtung berlin film festival at Kino International on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. “Nico” will also be shown in the feature film competition at the festival with ten other films. The film team will be on site and available for interviews. There…

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Sara Fazilat wins “No Fear Award” for “Nico” at First Steps 2021

Tonight the First Steps winners were announced, and we are thrilled to announce that Sara Fazilat won the “No Fear Award” for the movie “Nico”! We congratulate her – and her companions – most sincerely! Here is the jury’s statement: “Nico focuses on a young German-Persian woman who, after a xenophobic attack, decides never to…

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Sara Fazilat nominated for the “No Fear Award” at “First Steps”

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Sara Fazilat, producer, lead actress and co-writer of “Nico”, has been nominated for the “No Fear Award” at First Steps. Congratulations, and we‘ll keep our fingers crossed for Sara! The award ceremony will take place on 21 June 2021. “Nico”, a captivating yet humorous drama,…

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Laura Balzer nominated for the Götz George “Young Talent Award” at “First Steps” for her role in “Trümmermädchen”

As of today, it’s official: Laura Balzer is one of three nominees for the Götz George Young Talent Award at this year’s First Steps Awards! We congratulate her and keep our fingers crossed for the award ceremony on 21 June. “Trümmermädchen” by Oliver Kracht is a very exceptional feature film with an impressive, mainly female ensemble,…

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