„DEMOCRACY“ opens the doors to a sheer impenetrable world and accompanies the political fight for a new data protection law in the EU.
A captivating and highly charged story about a group of politicians, trying to protect society from the dangers of Big Data and mass surveillance in a digital world. The Member of Parliament Jan Philipp Albrecht and Commissioner Viviane Reding attempt the impossible and decide to confront a tough political power structure, where intrigue, success and failure are so close together. David Bernet spent two and a half years accompanying the legislation process and condensed it into an astonishing documentary that depicts the state of today’s democracy with suspense and sensuality.
Seppia, Atmosfilm GbR, Submarine, HUMAN, RTS and YLE
FFA, CNC, MFG regional fund Baden-Württemberg, German Federal Film Fund (DFFF), Film und Medienstiftung NRW, Creative Europe MEDIA, Region Alsace, Eurométropole de Strasbourg
|2017||German Documentary Award|
|2016||Preselection German Film Award for “Best Documentary”|
|2015||Documentary Film Festival Kassel|
|Biberach Film Festival|
|Duisburg Film Festival|
|International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam|