Writer, Director - Ben Knight

Ben Knight is a journalist in Berlin who has written for Deutsche Welle, the Guardian, the New Statesman, Prospect, der Freitag, and others. His articles have covered the small German town that armed the world, zoophilia in western Germany, pagan cults in eastern Germany, illegal fishing in Sierra Leone, and other experiences up to and including colonic irrigation.
"We're All Going To Die" is his first documentary, covering his four-year journey into the further reaches of collapse and dark ecology.

Producer - Maurice Frank

Maurice Frank is a journalist, translator and producer in Berlin. He co-founded Exberliner Magazine which he published for 15 years. He is currently the editor-in-chief of Berliner Zeitung English Edition. We're All Going to Die is his first film project.

Twitter: Maurice Frank, journalist/producer

Substack: Four Square Meals From Ruin

Editor, Co-Producer, Co-Writer - Ralf Stadler

Ralf Stadler is a film-maker and editor with nearly 20 years' experience. His previous films include Dinner for Two (2014), and Die Geschichte vom Bart meines Vaters (2013).

Editor, First Version - Lea Friedrich

Lea Friedrich was born in Berlin. After a broad musical education, she began a degree in psychology before realizing there was more psychology in films than in computer-based data analysis. She then studied film-making at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste (HFBK) in Hamburg with Angela Schanelec and Pepe Danquart, where she completed several short and medium-length movies. The essay film Eine Filmarbeit, to which she contributed a section, was shown at the DOK.fest in Munich and Filmfest Hamburg in 2016. She is particulary interested in documentary film-making at the intersection with fiction. Since 2019 she has been working mainly as an editor. 


Music - Dizraeli

Poet, producer, MC and multi-instrumentalist, Dizraeli is a genre all of his own. In the past few years, having composed the soundtrack for parallel-universe drama Tripped on E4, won the BBC Poetry Slam Championship and led the groundbreaking band Dizraeli & The Small Gods to underground success, he has built himself a cult following around Europe and played to audiences of thousands around the world. He’s supported Saul Williams and Mos Def on their UK tours, worked with Kate Tempest and Scroobius Pip and had his music played on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 3, Worldwide FM and 6Music.

Instagram: Dizraeli
Facebook: Dizraeli

Music - Stroum

Stroum collective is the result of shared common immersion into "motorik" Krautrock sound. The group uses their basement studio as an organic instrument to paint pictures of woven musical structures.

Musicians on this debut album

Max Gassmann (Kulku, Brace/Choir)
Christoph Adrian (Brace/Choir, Olivia Void)
Wenzlovar (Kulku, Mahatok)

Stroum - Debut, now on Soundcloud

[email protected]

Camera, Sound - Amit Edelman

Amit Edelman is an Israeli Berlin-based cinematographer and editor. After studying at the Hamidrasha school of arts in Israel he began working in the television and film industry. Notable film credits include Alaska, which was screened in Israeli cinemas and broadcast on Israeli TV. Other work includes several positions in the crew of the Israeli version of Big Brother, entitled 2025, working in Israeli news covering the Middle East conflict and the television documentary Blue ID. He has also done commercial work for German companies Audi and Sparkasse, the French company Suez, and Facebook. Amit is also the co-founder of the creative house Arty-Shock.

Camera, Sound - IJ.Biermann

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Biermann studied directing with Claire Denis, Béla Tarr and Christian Petzold at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin (DFFB). As director, co-producer and screenwriter he has worked on a variety of documentary, fiction, and experimental films that have been shown at international film festivals. Feature-length film productions as director include Faust (2008), Nocturne (documentary, 2011), Neun Frauen (Nine Women, documentary, 2012), Spielweisen (Acting Methods, documentary, 2014), Nordland 2014), an intimate road-movie across northern Norway's vast landscapes, and Voice – Sculpting Sound with Maja S K Ratkje (documentary, 2015).

IJ. Biermann website


Camera, Sound - Veronika Nad

Veronika is an anthropologist and activist. Her work is focused on advancing freedom of expression, transparency, and accountability. She is trying to meet the end with love and dignity.