To Shoot and Protect

A Short Documentary about police violence in the United States of America.

  • Matthias Pöltinger
    Director
    The Return of the Record, Cousins
  • Matthias Pöltinger
    Writer
    The Return of the Record, Cousins
  • Matthias Pöltinger
    Producer
    The Return of the Record, Cousins
  • Werner Pöltinger
    Producer
    Cousins
  • Matthias Pöltinger
    Key Cast
    "(Narrator)"
    The Return of the Record, Cousins
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 13 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany, United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.85:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • California Film Awards
    San Diego
    United States
    January 5, 2018
    Gold Award Short Documentary
  • Barcelona Planet Film Festival
    Barcelona
    Spain
    October 1, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Josiah Media Festival
    San Antonio
    United States
    October 19, 2017
    Official Selection
  • REALTIME INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    Lagos
    Nigeria
    June 24, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Hollywood Screenings Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    March 11, 2017
    Finalist
  • Los Angeles CineFest
    Los Angeles
    Semi-Finalist
  • Freedom Film Festival

    United States
    Best Cultural Film
Director - Matthias Pöltinger