THE CLEANERS

When you post something on the web, can you be sure it stays there? Enter a hidden shadow industry of digital cleaning where the Internet rids itself of what it doesn’t like.. violence, pornography and.. political content. Who is controlling what we see and what we think?

News

  • 11/2017 - World premiere of THE CLEANERS at Sundance Film Festival 2018!

    Our investigative documentary THE CLEANERS will run as part of the competition “World Cinema Documentary” alongside a splendid selection of [...]

    Our investigative documentary THE CLEANERS will run as part of the competition “World Cinema Documentary” alongside a splendid selection of international documentary films. We are overly happy and congratulate the entire team that has dedicatedly worked on this intense project, especially the two directors Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck. THE CLEANERS is a gebrueder beetz film production in co-production with Grifa Filmes, WDR, VPRO, rbb and I Wonder Pictures, in association with Motto Pictures and arte, supported by Film- and Medienstiftung NRW, Creative Europe - Media Program of the European Union, Ancine, FSA, BRDE and Blue Ice Docs. World Sales: Cinephil Stay tuned to what comes next!

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THE CLEANERS

When you post something on the web, can you be sure it stays there? Enter a hidden shadow industry of digital cleaning where the Internet rids itself of what it doesn’t like.. violence, pornography and.. political content. Who is controlling what we see and what we think?

Director: Hans Block & Moritz Riesewieck
Producer: Christian Beetz, Georg Tschurtschenthaler / gebrueder beetz filmproduktion
Co-Producer: Fernando Dias & Mauricio Dias, Reinhardt Beetz, Andrea Romeo
Executive Producer: Christopher Clements & Julie Goldman, Philippa Kowarsky
Co-Executive Producer: Steven Silver & Nil Tabatzink & Robin Smith
Line Producer: Kathrin Isberner, Anique Roelfsema, Zora Nessl
Director of Photography: Axel Schneppat, Max Preiss
Editor: Philipp Gromov, Hans-Jörg Weissbrich, Markus CM Schmidt
Production companies: gebrueder beetz filmproduktion / Grifa Filmes / Motto Pictures

Koproduktion

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Kooperation

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Förderer

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