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Young Eritrean refugee Binjam lives in a container with asylum seeker Omid from Iran. The two work as cleaning staff in a sports club where by chance Binjam’s great sprinting talent gets recognized by running coach Helmut. Out of different motives both men start to work on the career of Binjam as an athlete. They have to encounter resistance from society and the envious chairman of the club but yet Binjam hopes to remain in Germany through his sprinting achievements.




Director – Samuel Maasho



Samuel Maasho Director
Samuel Maasho Writer
Riccardo Jurkovic Producer Pjesma sela Rude – The song of the village Ruda
Meron Kubrom Key Cast
Andreas Manz-Kozar Key Cast
Mo Ahmadi Key Cast
Ulrich Cyran Key Cast
Josefine Rauch Key Cast
Project Title (Original Language): Die Regenbogenmaschine
Film Type: Short
Runtime: 30 minutes
Completion Date: January 1, 2017
Production Budget: 5,000 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: Yes