Johnny & Me


27. April 2024    
20:15 - 22:15


Bolzstraße, Stuttgart, 70173


The graphic artist Stefanie is in crisis when she discovers the fascinating work of John Heartfield in an exhibition. Through a time tunnel, she ends up in a studio where the artist, who has become a cartoon figure, takes her on a journey through his eventful life. A loving friendship develops between the two colleagues that inspires her to be creative again.

Johnny & Me
Johnny & MeDirector: Katrin Rothe / Austria, Switzerland, Germany / 2023 / 100 min / Production: Dschoint Ventschr. Filmprod./Hanfgarn & Ufer/Mischief Films / Distribution: / World Sales: Real Fiction

The graphic designer Stefanie is in a creative crisis. Boring advertising assignments and a boss who does not value her work. On a visit to a museum, she is magically attracted by the satirical photomontages of the world-famous colleague and Nazi opponent John Heartfield. Then the miracle happens. She ends up in his studio, where she finally picks up scissors and paper again. An adventurous journey through Heartfield‘s extraordinary life 100 years ago begins.