At Eye Level

This event took place on Feb 11, 2017

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

Evi Goldbrunner & Joachim Dollhopf
1h 38m


US premiere! Presented with Portland German Film Festival /Zeitgeist Northwest.

For ages 12+

Eleven-year-old Michi lives in a children’s home, every day fighting to win the respect of the other kids and dreaming of the day he will find his dad. But then he meets Tom – who happens to be a dwarf — and his fantasies turn into complex reality. When the kids find out, Michi’s life becomes hell and he flees. With nowhere to go, he moves in with Tom, who is new to this fatherhood thing, while Michi tries to hide his embarrassment from his fellow school kids. This forces Tom to confront his difference head-on. As time passes, Tom and Michi discover they have more in common than other sons and fathers. This film teaches us about forgiveness, letting go of friendships, and setting boundaries of trust and respect.

Notes to parents: The film contains a few harsh swear words and scenes of intense bullying.

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