EYE FOR AN EYE

EYE FOR AN EYE
photo © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Frederick Baer spent over a decade in the Indiana State Prison, still waiting for his death penalty to be executed. A hand-drawn documentary about a murderer’s time on death row and the conflicts with his guilt and destiny.


Steve Bache , born in 1990 in Pirna, trained as a Technical Assistant for Media and Communication Design. After internships in the film and television industry and working as an assistant director for film productions, he has been studying Directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg since 2014. He directed the short films THE TWO BROTHERS (2011), BALLADE VOM AUFBRUCH (2014), MONSTER (2014, with Louise Peter), MON CHÉRI (2015), and EYE FOR AN EYE (2016, with Mahyar Goudarzi and Louise Peter).

Mahyar Goudarzi , born in 1992 in Düsseldorf, studied Applied Media Sciences in Cologne. Following internships in the film and media industry and editorial work for TV producers, he took up studies in Directing/TV Journalism at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2014. He directed the short films ICH TRINKE NOCH (2014, with Mortimer Hochberg) and EYE FOR AN EYE (2016, with Steve Bache and Louise Peter).

Louise Peter , born in 1982 in Berlin, studied Philosophy, Theater, Film and Media in Vienna. She also trained and worked as an actress in Berlin. Since 2014, she has studied Screenwriting at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. She directed the short films MONSTER (2014, with Steve Bache) and EYE FOR AN EYE (2016, with Steve Bache and Mahyar Goudarzi).
Genre Animation
Category Documentary
Year of Production 2016
Directors Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter
Animation Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter
Producers Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter
Voice Frederick Baer
Production Company Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Length 4 min
Format DCP, color, 16:9
Original Version
 English
Festivals Warsaw 2016, Cambridge 2016, Alcine 2016, Leuven 2016, ZINEBI Bilbao 2016, Poitiers 2016, Bogoshorts 2016, Ljubljana 2016, Ankara 2017
Awards Short Tiger 2016

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