THE THIRD KING – Christoph Oliver Strunck (Germany, 2017) 25′


1944. The coldest German winter of World War II. African-American private Jamar gets lost behind the enemy frontline. When he takes shelter in a cabin of Hurtgen Forest he struggles in an uncertain path with fateful encounters for heading home again. A parable about times when humanity seems to be lost. But being human might be the only chance to bond with each other to survive.



Director Biography – Christoph Oliver Strunck started making films at the age of 15. He graduated from the University of Television & Film Munich and has produced over 15 internationally rewarded short and feature films. Having released a documentary in 2013, THE THIRD KING is his first narrative film as a director. Now he is working on his feature debut SON OF ELVIS.