Fres State Midpoint

With
Emmi Buttmann, Yvonne Schlofeld & Lady, Monika Glindmeier, the Hunting Club Hohenfelde, Ute & Dirk Schäfer, Maren & Bernd Reimers, Anke & Stephan Hannemann, Marion Nörenberg, Sabine Uchtmann, Gerrit Friske, Marco Kaiser, Thomas Matzekwitz, Ulrich Palmer, the Parish of Brande-Hörnerkirchen, the Flöter Family

Narrated by
Reinhold Ehlers, Kristina Krupp, Michael Ebert-Hanke

Inspired by conversations and correspondence with
Jürgen Baatz, Herrn Becker, Jens- Hinrich Binder, Emmy Buttmann, Claudia Eggers, Margit Emme, Adolf Flöter, Matthias Flöter, Frau Fölster, Klaus-Peter Glöyer, Bruno Gosau, Brigitte Gritzka, Gerhard Hopp, Herbert Höft, Susanne Jakobeit, Reinhard Jung-Lennewitz, Dirk Kistner, Jeanette Kruse-Riemenschneider, Herrn Lill, Holger Mainka, Familie Mier, Grete Magdowski, Christian Meurer, Herrn Mohrdiek, Wiebke Möller, Elfriede & Jens Müller, Winfried Muxfeldt, Paul Ohm, Angelika Ottenstein, Pia Pigorsch, Lothar Pigorsch, Olaf Plotz, Herrn Potten, Gerhard Reynel, Dirk Schäfer, Astrid & Klaus Schramm, Hans-Hermann Schramm, Hermann Schulz, Dieter Schümann, Sabine Schütt-Schneider, Ute Speerforck, Dieter Staack, Philip Sumesguter, Katja W.

Research Kai Ehlers, Christian Meurer, Lothar Pigorsch, Olaf Plotz
Dramatic Advisors Nadja Höhfeld, Domenico Distilo
Sound Domenico Distillo, Jan Gabriel
Translation from Sütterlin Annette Hübner, David Hamann
Assistant Editor Fausto Molina
Original Music composed and performed by Chris Hirson
Sound Design Frank Bubenzer
Sound Mixing André Zacher, Björn Wiese
Color Grading Roland Fliss
Postproduction Daniel Nestler Postfactory
Written, filmed and edited by Kai Ehlers
Crowdfunding Campaign Asscociate Producers Tobias Braun, Meike Goldmann, Dietrich Kuhlbrodt
Crowdfunding Campaign Executive Producers Marianne Boskamp, Gisela Ehlers, Reinhold Ehlers
Produced by Kai Ehlers & Domenico Distilo

Crowdfunded by
Uwe Albrecht, Sabine Bachtaler, Jens-Hinrich Binder, Rüdiger Blaschke, Micha'el Bonk,Torsten Bornholdt for the Bornholdt Family, Marianne Boskamp, Ulrike Boskamp, Tobias Braun, Frank Breidert, Britta Dümpelmann, Regine Dura, Angela & Herbert Ehlers, Gisela Ehlers, Kim Ehlers-Klier, Imke & Reinhold Ehlers, Till Endemann, Heike Engel, Josef Ernst, Benjamin Faensen, Silvia Fǎgǎrǎşan, Matthias Fleischer, Tina Gebhardt, Manuel Gerst, Klaus-Peter Glöyer, Meike Goldmann, Hildegard & Eberhard Gruchod, Sibylle Grunze, Alain Gsponer, Svea Gustafsen, Claus Guth, Ursula Hadding, Daniel Haeberle, Ineke Hagedorn, Andreas Hampe, Anette Hans, Nils Hartlef, Mark Heeschen, Gerhard Heim, Kumaran Herold, Matthias Hintze, Chris Hirson, Heidrun Bahr & John Höft, Astrid Holmgren, Christoph Hübner, Rolf Hürter, Liza John, Miriam Jonas, Andreas Karmers, Harald Klier, Andreas Kölmel, Thomas Koeppen, Heike Krabbe, Jens Kramer, Melanie Krebs, André Krigar, Cornelia Krop, Fabian Kruse, Jeanette Kruse-Riemenschneider, Dietrich Kuhlbrodt, Jens Kurbjeweit, Maria Kusche, Andreas Linderer, Volker Mai, Hubert Märkl, Egon Martens, Michael Mathes, Günter Meinberg, Monika Mielke, Sönke Mier for Family Mier, Fausto Molina, Diether Münchgesang, Andreas Nickl, Nicole Nicoleit-Hauser, Eberhard Parr, Sven Pehrs, Radha Persaud, Frank Pfeiffer, Christiane Pietsch, Lothar Pigorsch, Jutta Pöstges, Helmut Priebe, Sahar Rahimi, Ingo Randolf, Lian Rangkuty, Rainer Rarstengerdes, Claudia Rauch, Andrea Rebenstorff, Rouven Rech, Marc Rogoll, Michael Rösel, Alfredo Rose, Michael Ruff, Patrick Schlosser, Christian Schmidt, Pascal Schmit, Hans-Hermann Schramm, Olaf Schulze, Dennis Siebold, Gregor Smuda, Rinn Song, Martina Sonnenberg, Tina Spaeth, Dieter Staack, Henning Stein, Stefan Suchalla, Hansjörg Unterwaditzer, Gerd Vermeulen, Bettina Winkler-Marxen, Heidi Wittlinger, Julia Wolf, Stefan Wollschläger, Christine & Frank Wünsche, André Zacher, Tilman Zens

THANKS
My thanks go especially to Christian Meurer, Olaf Plotz and Lothar Pigorsch, who introduced me to Ernst Otto Karl Grassmé and entrusted me with his letters and photographs. Furthermore I thank all funders, all supporters of the crowdfunding and of course all participants.