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Fourteen-and-a-half Collisions 

OT: Vierzehneinhalb Kollisionen

Guido Weihermüller // Germany, 2018
Documentary Feature // FF2018
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DOCUMENTARY Sensitive insights into an unusual wheelchair basketball team in Hamburg – and an unusual friendship.After a terrorist attack, 24-year old Asael is confined to a wheelchair. In the summer of 2017 he leaves his home in Israel to try his luck in Hamburg as a wheelchair basketball pro with the BG Baskets. The team consists of nine international top players and lives in the grounds of a casualty hospital. One of them is Ali, an Iranian. Through the sport, he and the Israeli Asael become close friends.


After studying journalism, GUIDO WEIHERMÜLLER (*1964) worked for various broadcasters before switching to advertising. Since 2006, he has lectured at the Media Academy Hamburg in the field of crossmedia. In 2016, FILMFEST HAMBURG showed his documentary Die Norm [The Norm].


Vierzehneinhalb Kollisionen

Documentary Feature

German, English

Hamburger Filmschau//FF2018



97 min

OV with German subtitles

Guido Weihermüller

Guido Weihermüller

Protagonisten: Asael Shabo, Alireza Ahmadi, Julian Zielinski, Anne Patzwald

Silvia Weihermüller

Neels Feil, Sebastian Uthoff, Guido Weihermüller

Imke Koseck

Kian Djalili, Lars Dahlke, Ruben Severs, Small Fires

Paul Burba



Close Distance Productions

Silvia Weihermüller, Close Distance Productions: sw@close-distance.de

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