Dave Lojek loves filmmaking and belongs to the most prolific and most often selected directors with over 1658 premiere screenings of his distributions at international film festivals worldwide. His favorite genres are comedy, parody, fantasy, romance, poetry, art, and experiment. Laureate Lojek also directs documentaries, dramas, portraits, sci-fi, and music videos. His works and distributions won 215 film awards. Dave Lojek graduated with an MA in English / American and Cultural Studies from Humboldt-University in his hometown Berlin. In terms of content and style, Dave’s poetic films are about magic, love, death, friendship, loneliness, artists, oddities, escapism, mythology, and the everyday. Based on the Homo-Ludens-principle, visionary Dave clearly focuses his often-cheerful work on the universal and timeless. His motivation for filmmaking is intrinsic. As independent producer, Dave created 178 movies in 26 cities in 12 European countries by 2021. Mr. Lojek hosts monthly open cinema screenings in Germany’s oldest cinema Moviemento and annual film workshops called KinoKabarets with his initiative KinoBerlino. Dave works as distributor and president of a Film Association. The productions of APEIRON FILMS and KinoBerlino have been broadcast weekly since 2008 (ca. 12.000 times) on German TV and viewed online over 2 million times.
Experimental short film
“Kabaret Freeze” captures key moments of a specific creative process at a KinoKabaret and exhibits frozen film scenes, dancers, a wedding, playful violence, amateur filmmaking, control over time.
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