The Rehearsal

Short film project of the ifs internationale filmschule köln | 2nd semester
Germany 2020 | 11:57 min. | Drama

A woman meets a strange man in a laundromat and asks him to try on a shirt. Soon the stranger becomes her husband, if only in a play.


Director: Kevin Biele
Screenwriting & Co-Production:
Lisa Polster
Niklas Schallenberg
Leon Emonds-Pool
Editing: Leo Muheim
Production Design: Sonja Cyrus
VFX: Ute Becker, Laura Münzer


Merle Wasmuth
Paul Wollin

Awards & Festivals

  • Nominated for Blaue Blume Filmpreis 2020
  • EnergaCAMERIMAGE Festival 2020, Torun
  • Int. Student Short Film and Video Festival, Beijing
  • Italian Short Film Festival Cortisonici 2021, Varese, Italien
  • Fünf Seen Filmfestival 2021 (nominated for Das Goldene Glühwürmchen)
  • FilmSchauPlätze NRW 2021
  • International Film Schools Festival Montevideo 2021, Uruguay