Private Project

Adolf Brand - Be yourself

A short film about the editor of the first gay magazine in the world.

  • Harry Hauber
  • Harry Hauber
  • Harry Hauber
  • Benjamin Durand
    Key Cast
  • Marita Keilson-Lauritz
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Adolf Brand - Eigen Sein
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 20, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany, Netherlands
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Harry Hauber
Distribution Information
  • Harry Hauber
    Country: Germany
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Harry Hauber

Harry Hauber, actor, teacher, research fellow, producer and filmmaker, was born in Nürtingen in the south of Germany. He studied theology and media arts in Berlin and Heidelberg, graduated with diploma. He had actors training with Wolfgang Wermelskirch from the university of fine arts in Berlin and trainings in camera acting. He worked as an actor in theatres in Heidelberg, Frankfurt, Berlin and on tour in Europe. Among others he has been working with the directors David Mouchtar- Samorai, Ingo Waszerka, Michael Bogdanov, Einar Schleef and Johann Kresnik. He also did his own directing and short films, acted in films and TV programs. Since August 2020 he ist he representative of the Historical Film Archive in Hamburg in part- time. He studied film directing at the Filmarche Berlin.

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Director Statement

The history of the early gay movement is rarely known and wiped out by the political development in Germany since 1933. So I consider it as important, to tell something about it in an entertaining way.