My Grandmother And Her Indian Milk Fungus

Project film of the ifs internationale filmschule köln 2017 | Documentary | 4. semester | 7:15 min.

Every day grandmother takes care of her beloved milk fungus at home, while outside in the neighbouring town of Mariupol the Ukrainian war brings chaos and threat and costs the lives of many people. The camera work and the editing of the film concentrate on the grandmother’s pace and her meditative contemplation of a living being that transforms matter into another state.


Director / Screenplay / Producer / Editor: Julia Charakter
Jonas Eckert
Color Grading:
Sabine Stephan
Maximilian Rodegra


Awards & Festivals

  • 34. Documentary Film and Video Festival Kassel