The Pit 

Kari Hennig - 13'37"



1941: Two brothers are hunting down a jewish boy and finally trap him in a pit in the forest. The younger brother follows the boy into the pit to finish the deadly hunt - but down there nothing works as planned.



Director not to present this film for Public, the Jury can award the film through private screening.

Kari Hennig

Kari Hennig 
Address: Schöne Bunte Filme, Ehrenbürgstrasse 5a, 91301 Forchheim

Born 05. of July 1976 in Forchheim, Germany

Education / Schooling: 
1995 Abitur Ehrenbürg Gymnasium Forchheim, Germany

1995 - 1997 Study of computer science at Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen / Nürnberg, Germany

since 1996 Production of independent fictional movies

1997 - 2000 Practicum and traineeship at Franken Funk und Fernsehen Erlangen, Germany: ENG-Cameraoperation, E-Camera und commercial production

2001 - 2002 Traineeship at Bavaria Film Munich: TV-Series and TV-Movies production

since 2002 Working independent as cameraoperator and moviemaker

2003 - 2008 Courses in writing screenplay in Berlin and studies of dramaturgy in Hamburg

2009 Foundation of own production company „Schoene Bunte Filme“: ENG-Camera, videoproduction, movie production

"The Pit" ("Die Grube") is about being trapped and how to react to that - it all comes down to dignity and self esteem. 
The historical context in which this short film takes place is not very important since the film's subject is (sadly) present always and everywhere.