*Audience Award, Kansas International Film Festival 2011
*Best Foreign Film, New York Winter Film Awards 2012
*Bronze Bulb, Excellence in Indie Filmmaking, Vegas International Film Festival 2011
*Stepping Stone Film Festival 2012, Bangalore India
*Palm Beach International Film Festival 2012
*IFS Film Festival 2012, Hollywood
*Boston International Film Festival 2012
eMANcipation is a film about love, violence and a bizarre shelter for men:
Dominik Liebmann is a man who has lost everything: His wife, son, job, house - even his pride. Financially and emotionally bankrupt he enters Berlins first and only „Männerhaus“: a shelter for battered men. He meets Holger the director of the house and its members.
After a psychiatric examination by the youth welfare office he has to participate in the Group Therapy Session of the „Männerhaus“ in order to get custody for his son Dylan.
After an initial resistance Dominik decides to participate and so the other members of the „Männerhaus“ learn about Dominiks past...