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by Agnes Lisa Wegner, Cece Mlay


Songea, Tanzania. John Mbano is on a mission to find the human remains of his great-grandfather, Songea Mbano, who was executed by the German colonial army.

international title: The Empty Grave
original title: Das leere Grab
country: Germany, Tanzania
year: 2024
genre: documentary
directed by: Agnes Lisa Wegner, Cece Mlay
film run: 97'
screenplay: Agnes Lisa Wegner, Cece Mlay
cinematography by: Marcus Winterbauer
film editing: Donni Schoenemond
music: Hannah von Hübbenet
producer: Christoph Holthof, Dániel Reich, Amil Shivji, Luna Selle
production: Kurhaus Production, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), Kijiweni Productions (TZ)

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