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The European migrant crisis and the impact on German friendships and society. Over 28 million Germans watched the Quarter Final of the European Football Championship Germany v. Italy on 2nd July 2016. Among them were Michael and Alexander, two old friends, who, with their partners, wanted to spend a pleasant evening together in Michael and Ute’s new apartment. Until a current topic overcomes them both.
A film about chess, black and white, and the emergence of deep divisions between two friends.



Director – Marcus Siebler



Marcus Siebler Director
Marcus Siebler Writer
Marcus Siebler Producer
Stefan Reischl, Andreas Birkeneder, Annika Ziegltrum, Eva Spann Key Cast
Project Title (Original Language): Spielen
Film Type: Short
Runtime: 16 minutes
Completion Date: February 3, 2017
Production Budget: 1,000 EUR
Country of Origin: Germany
Country of Filming: Germany
Film Language: German
Shooting Format: Digital
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Film Color: Color
First-time Filmmaker: No
Student Project: No