BAR TALKS BY SCHUMANN

DE 2017 • 98’ • Marieke Schroeder
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Synopsis

The film follows world-renowned bartender Charles Schumann on the discovery of the world's best bars in New York, Havana and Tokyo. It’s an exploration in the history of bars culture and the cocktail itself.
Charismatic legend Charles Schumann influenced the world's cocktail culture notably with his best-selling classic: American Bar: The Artistry of Mixing Drinks.

Awards

Best Documentary in CULINARY ART @ Master of Art Film Festival 2018

Trailer



schumannsbartalks.com

Credits

Director
Marieke Schroeder
Co-Producer
Christoph Fisser, Henning Molfenter, Charlie Woebcken, Carlos Gerstenhauer, Armin Kratzert, Matthias Leybrand
Co-Production Company
Studio Babelsberg
Writer
Marieke Schroeder
Producer
Marieke Schroeder
Production Company
Thali Media
Cinematographer
Niv Abootalebi, Ralph Netzer
Editor
Gaby Kull-Neujahr
Music
Valentino Betz, Marvin Schuhmann
Sound
Eberhard Weckerle, Sören Blüthgen, Rainer Petershagen, Shiho Miyazawa, Ariel Novo, Alex Rubin, Michael Solomon

Festivals

Berlinale Culinary Cinema
Seattle International Film Festival
Haifa IFF
Vancouver IFF
DocEdge
Docpoint Tallinn
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Director

After studying communication sciences, politics and law in Munich the director and producer graduated from New York university’s film class and founded her own production company, thali Media, after a long cooperation with Jan Schmidt-garre. Schroeder’s documentaries have been shown in more than 24 countries and at film festivals in Berlin (the Berlinale), Munich, Leipzig, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Ohio and Monte Carlo and are also available on DVD. Her achievements include a nomination for the German film prize for “a Woman and a half - Hildegard Knef“ at the Berlinale 2001, a nomination for the “rose d’or” at the Columbus film festival as well as a nomination for “classique en images” at the Cannes film festival.



Filmography as Director (selected)

2017 Schumann’s Bar Talks
2015 Kindheit in Bayern
2014 Richard Strauss - Skizze eines Lebens
2013 Country Roads - Der Herzschlag Amerikas
2011Klatschen – Buhen – Schlafen, die Oper und ihr Publikum
2009 Schiller und die Musik
2008 Stage light – Stagefright
2006 Bella figura – Müssen Sänger dick sein?
2005 Sophie Scholl – allen Gewalten zum Trotz
2005 Mozart in Wien
2004 Joseph Schmidt - Geschichte eines zu kurzen Lebens
2003 Legenden - Osho vormals Bhagwan
2000 Aida’s Brothers & Sisters

Filmography as Producer (selected)
2013 Country Roads - Der Herzschlag Amerikas (director: Marieke Schroeder)
2012 Der Armende Gott – Reise zum Ursprung des modernen Yoga (director: Jan Schmidt-Garre)
2011 Long Shot - Close Up - Andreas Gursky (director: Jan Schmidt-Garre)
2008 Furtwänglers Liebe (director: Jan Schmidt-Garre)
2008 Lampenfieber – vom Segen und Fluch der Bühne (director: Torben Schmidt)
2006 Bella figura – Müssen Sänger dick sein? (director: Jan Schmidt-Garre)
2007 Sofia – Biographie eines Violinkonzertes (director: Jan Schmidt-Garre)

2006-08 Legato – Pianoserie (director: Jan Schmidt-Garre)
2004 Joseph Schmidt - Geschichte eines zu kurzen Lebens (director: Marieke Schroeder)
2003 Der Gefesselte (director: Jan Schmidt-Garre)
2001 A woman and a half - Hildegard Knef (director: Clarissa Ruge)
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