Everybody in the neighborhood knows the man with the red jacket. They call him ”the mayor of Sülz-Klettenberg“ because nobody knows his quater as good as he does. For the last 30 years, the paper man Bilal has been delivering the tabloid press ”Express“ to bars in Cologne. Already his father carried out this job and his son wants to do so in the future. Initially, Bilal came to Germany in order to study but everything turned out different...A portait of a Turkish paper man in Cologne and his lifetime dreams.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Lisa Wagner studied Film and Media Sciences, Pedagogy and French (M.A.) in Germany, Italy, France and Canada. In 2011, she started postgraduated fictional and non-fictional directing classes at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. She currently works as a freelance filmmaker developing her own documentary and fictional projects. Together with the director Stefano Levi she wrote the book for the documentary Out of the Darkness, which was her first feature documentary shot in extreme conditions.