“Queen of Niendorf” (Darling Berlin) at the “Great Children’s Cinema” in Munich

The film “Queen of Niendorf” (Darling Berlin) by Joya Thome will be presented this Friday (07.06.2019) at the “Großen Kinderkino” in the Munich Gassteig. The performance starts at 3 pm in the Carl-Amery-Saal. A team of the Kinderkino München e.V., consisting of social and media educators as well as film journalists, will select the films for…

“Queen of Niendorf” (Darling Berlin) celebrates US premiere at New York International Children’s Film Festival

With two sold out performances at New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF), the film “Queen of Niendorf” (Darling Berlin) by Joya Thome celebrated its US premiere. The New York International Children’s Film Festival was founded in 1997 to support the creation and dissemination of thoughtful, provocative, and intelligent film for children and teens ages…

German film critics voted “Queen of Niendorf” (Darling Berlin) for children’s film of the year

“Queen of Niendorf” (German: “Königin von Niendorf”) has been awarded “Children’s Film of the Year 2018” by the Association of German Film Critics (VdFK). The award ceremony took place on Monday evening (February 02, 2019) during the 69th Berlinale in Berlin. The film by Joya Thome prevailed against the blockbuster “The Little Witch” (German: “Die…

“Queen of Niendorf” by Joya Thome nominated for the Prize of the German Film Critic

The film “Queen of Niendorf” (German: “Königin von Niendorf”) by Joya Thome is nominated in the category “Best Children’s Film” at the “Preis der deutschen Filmkritik 2018”. Thus, “The Queen” appears against “The Little Witch,” a film by Michael Schaerer, who was also nominated. The prize has been awarded for more than 60 years by…

Two Darling Berlin movies with theatrical releases in France and Germany

The Darling Berlin movie “Queen of Niendorf” (German: “Königin von Niendorf” starts today in French cinemas; “Breakdown in Tokyo” will have its German theatrical release this week. In France, Joya Thome’s family film is being screened in more than 50 cinemas. “Queen of Niendorf” was recently honored in our neighboring country with several prizes. The…

Lisa Moell wins for her leading role in “Queen of Niendorf” German Children’s Media Prize

The 13-year-old actress Lisa Moell has won the German Children’s Media Prize “White Elephant” for her role in “Queen of Niendorf” (Darling Berlin). The award as best young actress was presented to her at the Filmfest Munich. “Their way of playing is so honest, sincere and undeniable that they hope the film will not end,”…