Private Project

5 Points of view

Summer 2021 - the Covid pandemic continues to have the city of Kassel (Hesse/Germany) firmly in its grip. It was not until May 2022 that the second, almost six-month Covid-related lockdown in Germany ended, and yet the infection figures continue to rise.

The documentary "5 Points of view" seeks answers to one question: The Covid pandemic is extremely limiting people's lives and businesses - so why isn't the media talking about these people's fears and concerns?

Instead, further, new protective measures, virus mutations or entry and exit regulations are discussed in the media.

The documentary impressively shows the complexity of the covid pandemic and the far-reaching effects that the restrictions have had on local businesses.

Five people, from five different business sectors, describe their impressions. They share the impact the Covid pandemic had mentally and business-wise on them personally, their communities, and most importantly, their businesses.

Finally, they share their impressions and experiences, as well as important lessons learned for the future.

  • Gerrit Löwenberger
    Director
  • Gerrit Löwenberger
    Producer
  • Gerrit Löwenberger
    DoP
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    5 Blickwinkel
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    27 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    0 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany
  • Language:
    German
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.85:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Gerrit Löwenberger

Gerrit Loewenberger is a passionate documentary and commercial film director and DP based in Kassel, Germany. 

He started his career in classical marketing as a media designer. During his training, he was advised to specialize in photo and video, which he did not do at the time.

Over the years he worked his way up in marketing and ended up as a project manager in a photo and video production department of a marketing agency. Here he rediscovered his old love for photography and film and intensively dealt with all the related topics on a self-taught basis.

At the beginning of 2020, he ventured the step into self-employment and founded his own production agency “LionMountain Pictures“.
In addition to the typical orders of a still very young production agency, his dream of gaining a foothold in the film documentation sector never left him.

Since his childhood he was a big fan of documentaries, which make the viewer think and maybe change his life for the better.

This motivation in the back of his mind led him to produce his first own documentary completely on his own in the summer of 2021.

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Director Statement

I hope to touch people with this documentary and open their eyes to what really matters in interpersonal relationships.

Unfortunately, there will always be crises, wars and pandemics. But what really counts in the end is togetherness. And how we deal with ourselves and our world together.