Docpoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival



Markus is a professional BMX-Rider. He has won numerous awards and is admired by many. One day in 2016 Markus nearly dies in an assault. The documentary follows his mental process.

Phoenix is a gentle and multifaceted depiction of violence and how one moves on in life after a traumatic event. The films dives into the experienced incident and shows how one unexpected confrontation can change the lives for many for a long time.

Anni Lappalainen

Title in Original Language : Phoenix
Director : Florian Felix Koch
Year : 2019
Length : 13
Format : DCP
Production Company : Groundcatched