Film - HFF Special 2 Filmfest 2019


Directed by Katharina Thaler


Director: Katharina Thaler
Section: HFF Special 2
Country: Germany
Year: 2019
Language: German
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Ariclenes Garcia, Viktoria Markiewicz

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Ariclenes Garcia is part of the “voguing” scene. It is a very special safe space for him, and this community has become a kind of substitute family. He takes on the role of mother of his Kiki House of Arise.

  • Film School: HFF München

  • Duration: 12 Min.

Meet the director


Katharina Thaler

Katharina Thaler was born in Munich, where she lives and works. In 2017, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in North American studies from the University of Munich. Since 2018 she has been studying film and television documentary at HFF Munich. She also does freelance work for the cultural desk at Bavaria’s state television network, BR.


Screenplay: Katharina Thaler
Director of Photography: Florian Berwanger
Film Editor: Katharina Thaler
Composer: Julius Zimmer
Sound: Quynh Le Nguyen
Producer: Carolina Oswald