Meuthen's Party

Student/Debut Competition
Marc Eberhardt
Germany
2017
93min
German

An ultranationalist far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), is on the rise in Germany, recruiting new members daily. Seemingly easy-going economics professor Jörg Meuthen is running as an AfD candidate for parliament. This behind-the-scenes view of his campaign reveals the true character of a man who, with a smile on his face, promotes racist tendencies within society. Meuthen consciously presents himself as a serious, objective politician who bases his opinions on facts rather than emotions. What emerges is an unembellished evidence of just how pervasive his seemingly rational rhetoric has become.

Projections: 
11.08. Thursday 18:00
Toldi
English Subtitles & Hungarian Simultaneous Translation
Discussion
11.09. Friday 17:30
Művész
English Subtitles
Q&A
Producer: 
Theresa Bacza (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)
Editor: 
Pablo Ben Yakov
Camera: 
Marc Eberhardt
Rafael Starman
Sound: 
Marc Eberhardt
Simon Peter
Production info: 
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Distribution info: 
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Theresa Bacza, Akademiehof 10, 71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany, Telephone: +49 177 7488614, Email: theresa.bacza@filmakademie.de, www.filmakademie.de
Festivals: 
Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Festival Toronto
Ji.hlava IDFF
One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festivals Prague
Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival Potsdam
Awards: 
Best Documentary Feature at Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival