ROSENPICTURES Filmproduction




a film by ginan seidl


The audiovisual language of “Spin” places difference, relationality, mobility and the non-answers in its center of exploration, based on the movement of rotation in the field of tension between sufism and theoretical physics.


2017 | 67. Berlinale, Forum Expanded
2017 | CPH:DOX, Competition Next Wave Award
2017 | T-MOBILE NEW HORIZONS IFF, Warsaw Poland
2017 | Festifreak, Argentina

Funded by

Kunststiftung des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt
Kloster Bergesche Stiftung

produced in the framework of
Professional Media Masterclass LAB, Werkleitz Gesellschaft e.V.
funded by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung GmbH, ESF Europäische Union - Europäischer Sozialfonds für Deutschland


Screenplay, Direction, Camera, Montage, Sounddesign: Ginan Seidl
Camera DOP: Ray Peter Maletzki ,
Producer: Ray Peter Maletzki, Stephan Helmut Beier
Co-Producer: Ginan Seidl

voice-over artist: Susanne Sachsse
voices: Norman Sieroka, Ş. Barihüda Tanrikorur, Cheikha H. Nur Artiran and Zafer
Gürel, Veli Aksoy, Helena Eckert, Karen Barad
cast/perfomer: D Karl Konrad Pompe, E Maria Papapostolou, F Mauricio Quniñones,
G Sarah Abel, B Susanne Hopmann, A Suy Lan Hopmann,
Sema Performer Yvonne K. Bahn

Mentoring: Bettina Ellerkamp, Merle Kröger
second camera: Stephan Helmut Beier, Jana Keuchel
visual effects: Matthew Gingold


genre: experimental documentary
duration: 80 min.
format: 1,85:1, DCP, colour
sound: 5.1
country of production: Germany
completion: January 2017
screenplay/direction: ginan seidl
production: ROSENPICTURES Filmproduktion GbR
co-production: Ginan Seidl

World Premiere/National Premiere: 67. Berlinale, Forum Expanded February 2017