A Play for Freedom (Freispielen)
Documentary / Farsi
Is censored art better than no art at all?
Niko ApelNiko Apel, born in Frankfurt in 1978, worked as projectionist for an art house cinema in Frankfurt. From 2002 to 2007 he studied documentary filmmaking at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. His diploma film Sonbol gained international attention at film festivals and won several prizes, including the First Steps Award and the Grimmepreis 2009. Today Niko Apel works freelance as director.
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