"Circus Movements" takes the visitor on a journey through the beautiful Ethiopia and lets him dive through the diversity of circus. In every circus emotions are brought on stage by movements, gestures and humor. "Circus Movements“ builds a dramaturgy that includes happiness, astonishment up to light sadness.

Bio-filmography of the director

Lukas Berger is a photographer & director from Austria. He is currently living in Hannover, Germany and works on several photography and film projects. His travels brought him to countries like Ethiopia, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Burkina Faso, China, Russia and other European countries. His first film "Circus Debere Berhan" had the world premiere in 20th Milano Film Festival and was screened at more than 30 film festivals, winning 2 international awards.







From Circus Debere Berhan:

Fakrata Segaye

Marshet W/Agegnw

Abonesh Yelma

Alamseged Kefyalew

Habtamnesh Bahailo

Dawit Berihan

Beniyam Bahailo

Liya Awrares

Beza Abebe

Woreku Bekele

Zakarias Kefyalew

Yegle Beleta

Ashenafi Dereje

Ysak Kebeb 



Lukas Berger

with collaboration:

Mário Gajo de Carvalho

Teklu Ashagir


Lukas Berger

Circus creative director:

Teklu Ashagir


Trngo Behailo


Mário Gajo de Carvalho

Lukas Berger

Sound recordist:

Mário Gajo de Carvalho

Lukas Berger

Sound design:

Mário Gajo de Carvalho


Jonny Teupen

Toumani Diabate

Tim Hecker

Akale Wube

Tefayé Abbèbè / Ayaléw Abbèbè

Girma Bèyènè


Mário Gajo de Carvalho


Lukas Berger