Germany is a Trampoline

Two lives before and after returning to Cameroon.

Romeo is disillusioned by Germany and wants to fly back home. Demian got deported and has been trying to return to Germany ever since. How do you manage to live between two worlds, in an unstable present and with an uncertain future?



Documentary | DE 2021 | 28 min



Director | Producer | Editor

Marc Sebastian Eils


Cinematography | Grading

Hannes Schulze


Sound | Music

Nils Plambeck


Title | Credits

Jakob Werner



Laura Espinel



Die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien (BKM)



2021 Shorts Film Festival Offenburg | Best Documentary



2021 Freiburger Film Forum

2021 Regensburg Short Film Week

2021 Sehsüchte Student Film Festival

2021 Juvinale Salzburg

2021 Zeitimpuls Shortfilm Vienna

2021 OpenEyes Filmfest Marburg

2021 Festival of Ethnological Film Serbia

2021 Provinziale Filmfest Eberswalde

2022 Balkan Can Kino Athens

2022 Liberation Docfest Bangladesh

2022 Premiers Regards Paris

2022 Flimmerfest Hamburg