TRACES OF GRIEF
Shell-shocked Barbara must face up to the loss of a dear companion after a tragic accident. Her best friend Klara and husband Torsten devise a plan to thaw Barbara's heart, after she reminisces about the incident, the funeral, and happier times. Will she agree to the suggestions of her nearest and dearest? Can grief turn into hope?
Dave LojekDirector178 films
John Alexander FraserWriter
Rachel SidiropoulouKey Cast"Barbara"
Andrea DietrichKey Cast"Klara"
Carsten BehnertKey Cast"Torsten"
Odysseas Johannes HlepasCinematographer
Mirko RizzelloComposer35 film scores
Project Title (Original Language):TRAUERSPUREN
Completion Date:January 30, 2024
Country of Origin:Germany
Country of Filming:Germany
Shooting Format:4k BMC + 8 mm
Aspect Ratio:DCI Flat
APEIRON FILMSDistributorCountry: Worldwide
Dave Lojek loves filmmaking. He belongs to the prolific and most often selected directors of the 21st century with over 1891 premiere screenings of his distributions at international festivals worldwide. His favorite genres are comedy, parody, fantasy, romance, poetry, sci-fi and experiment. Dave also directs documentaries, dramas, portraits, and music videos. His distributions won 236 film awards. Dave Lojek graduated with an Master of Arts degree 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, Dave clearly focuses his often-cheerful work on the universal and timeless. His motivation is intrinsic.
As independent producer, he created 178 movies in 26 cities in 12 European countries by 2024. Mr. Lojek hosts monthly open screenings in Germany’s oldest cinema and annual film workshops called KinoKabarets with his initiative KinoBerlino. Dave works as film distributor and president of a Film Association. The productions of APEIRON FILMS and KinoBerlino have been broadcast weekly since 2008 (ca. 11.982 times) on German TV and viewed online over 2 million times.
Selected Filmography (23% of the total œvre) of Director and Producer Dave Lojek
2024: TRACES OF GRIEF
2023: EGGSPRESSION • OSMOSIS • UMBRA OF DECEIT
2021: FUCHS & PINGUIN
2020: OCCURRENCES OF QUESTIONABLE SIGNIFICANCE
2018: I CAME FROM THE FUTURE • SNITCH • THE LAST SUPPER • KEEPER
2016: SAMA SŁODYCZ • DAS SPRICHWÖRTLICHE GLÜCK • REFUGEE POETRY
2015: FRUWAJĄCA FORTUNA • KINSKISCHRAUBE
2014: THE PRINCESS STRIKES BACK • FILM KITCHEN
2013: HEK TICK TACK • PSYCHIC SUE • PARADISE BEACH • FOCUS POCUS
2012: TWO TOO ODD • MADEMOISELLE NIMSI • SICK CITY
2011: TRUST • BELIEVE • METEORITES
2010: DER MIETER • PERSPECTIVE • MARIES STIMME • FLUSSAUFWÄRTS
2009: KIT & SUKA • MUSE • SERENDIPITY • INDECISION
2008: ROFL • ANGELS • PHOBIEN
2007: PROJEKTION • EVERMORE • FUTILITY • PELT PEOPLE
1998-2000: SELBST UND FREMDBILDER IN DER WERBUNG Teil 1-3
Artistic Portfolios: https://linktr.ee/apeiron
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