Controversial Dox

I'd Rather Be a Murderer

Jakob Schmidt
Screening time  
25.02. / Monday, 22:00 - 00:00 Theatre 4  
Mr Schulze has a problem: he does not have the heart to leave his flat. He is afraid people will stare – and that they will see where he has been for the last ten years...

Mr Schulze was incarcerated in a psychiatric clinic. A sexual offender, free and declared healthy, searches in vain for his way back into society. Unsuccessful and dispirited, he pulls away from public life. His psychologist tries to prevent him from giving up, but Mr Schulze is tired...


Jakob Schmidt

Jakob Schmidt was born in 1989. After finishing school he worked as a freelance journalist and interned at several media production companies, before he began his studies of film directing at University of Film and Television Konrad Wolf in 2009.

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Lieber wär' ich Mörder

2010, 20', video

Directed by:
Jakob Schmidt

David Schittek

Edited by:
Susanne Ocklitz

Christoph Walter

Jannis Funk, Cristina Marx

Produced by:
Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen Konrad Wolf