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Johan Oettinger & Peter Tukei Muhumuza – Walk with me

Johan Oettinger


Johan Oettinger is a self taught Danish director and filmmaker who has worked on stop-motion and live action productions since he was thirteen years old. A number of commercial productions (music videos and TV spots) are on his filmography. In 2001 he directed his first short film The Killing of Evil, and since that time he has directed and produced two short films a year, many of them together with the creative partner Emil Brahe, composer and filmmaker. Johan Oettinger also works as a set designer and set builder and on e.g. films for Lego.

Peter Tukei Muhumuza


Tukei is a young multi talented creator of the unconventional with extraordinary imagination  he is greatly influenced by the grandeur of African arts, African cultures, as a free expressive art form. A fine art Graduate, Tukei is an award winning filmmaker and dancer. Whether painting, filmmaking or dancing Tukei lives up to his motto creativity is limitless.


Walk with me


In a poetic-action-dance-journey, for children and curious souls, the 5-year-old Melanie lives in the countryside of Uganda. Full of life and living-toys she finds herself pushed out of daydreams and discovers death. But her toys and not least her vivid imagination helps and life goes on. The world is wild and poetic, if you only have your eyes with you. This film is a journey through childhood. A playful realization of life, the first meeting with death and its echoes in childs vivid imaginary world.