Cell 364

directed by Mathilde Babo and Zoé Rossion

Germany, France | 2020 | 4 mins
Documentary Short


While Germany sits as one of the major democratic models, an ex-prisoner of the Stasi delivers from his former cell a frightening testimony that questions the sustainability of our contemporary democracies.


Directors: Mathilde Babo, Zoé Rossion
Produced by: François Morisset
Camera: Mathilde Babo
Sound: Zoé Rossion
Music: Paul Babo
Cast: Hans Jochen Scheidler

Screening schedule

This film is available to watch online on yuzzi from 21 until 27 June, limited to 200 viewers only (in Germany).


German with English subtitles




Calgary International Film Festival
Leeds International Film Festival
Rhode Island International Film Festival

Mathilde Babo

After a master degree of cinema at Roma Tre and at the Sorbonne and INA in Paris, Mathilde Babo directed the two short films “Même pas peur” and “After the Spring” which have been selected in many film festivals around the world. In 2017 she co-directed two documentaries about the Dordogne river for the channel Arte. In 2019 she made her first radio documentary “On the other side of the wall” for the Belgian national radio RTBF. She also works as a video editor and as a filmmaker for music videos.


Zoé Rossion

The Swiss-Belgian filmmaker Zoé Rossion has directed several award winning short films and radio documentaries which have been selected in numerous festivals worldwide and broadcasted on various tv/radio channels. Her work mainly deals with social and postcolonial issues. For the past 4 years she has been Head of Distribution at Salaud Morisset and is a member of the selection committee for the Milan Film Festival.