Text Me When You Get Home Xx

Germany / 2022 / Drama, Thriller / 10:00 min

In the darkness of night, a woman steps into a stranger's car, seemingly at ease and by her own choice. Yet, as time passes, a growing sense of apprehension creeps over her, as she becomes aware of the potentially perilous situation she has willingly placed herself in.
Friday, 25.08. 20:00
Directors Block

Film maker
Niklas Bauer

Niklas Bauer commenced his film studies in 2016 at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt. He went on to finish his bachelor’s degree with his short film “A Day in the Life of a Boy”, which has been shown all over the world. Changing schools to the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund to reach his master’s degree he looked at different topics to find an appropriate one. In March 2021; the #textmewhenyougethome started circulating through social media, and women worldwide shared their experiences with sexual harassment and violence. Overwhelmed by their candor, Bauer started reflecting on his behavior and posed how he could help create a safer environment for everybody. He funneled these thoughts into his thesis project and creates “Text me when you get home” another endeavor to break with his perspective.