Beyond the Snowstorm
Germany / 2017 / 92 min
Following long and intense conversations with his grandfather, who used to be stationed in Ukraine as soldier of the Wehrmacht, director Levin Peter travels there, looking to trace what he has heard. What follows is an attempt to uncover, to envision and to endure biographical anomalies. At the end of this process, both will have an altered view of the fissures and flaws of a human life. It is a film about the search for those shadows that we call memories.
Director: Levin Peter
Levin Peter was born 1985 in Jena, Germany. While studying Directing at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg he had created numerous short and documentary films that have been shown and awarded at festivals worldwide. His diploma project, the feature film Beyond the Snowstorm, won the First Steps Award and was shown at the Berlinale and many other festivals.
Selected filmography: Sonor (2011), A Promise (2012), For Whom I Might Die (2016)