Scene from the film Time Goes By Like a Roaring Lion
Scene from the film Time Goes By Like a Roaring Lion
Scene from the film Time Goes By Like a Roaring Lion
Scene from the film Time Goes By Like a Roaring Lion

Time Goes By Like a Roaring Lion

  • Germany
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A filmmaker in the statistical middle of his life suffers from chronophobia. He has to find a way to slow down the passage of time. A personal essayfilm exploring the essence of time.

Spanish, Portuguese, French and German subtitles are available only in Full HD download format.


  • Original Title
    Die Zeit vergeht wie ein brüllender Löwe
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Philipp Hartmann
  • Cinematography
    Helena Wittmann
  • Editing
    Philipp Hartmann
  • Sound
    Louis Fried
  • Runtime
    77 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Germany
  • Format
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • FORUMDOC – Belo Horizonte, Brazil 2014
    • ParisScience – Scientific Films Festival Paris 2014
    • 4th Filmkunstfestival Sachsen-Anhalt 2014
    • Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de La Plata (Argentina) 2014
    • 6th DMZ Korean International Documentary Festival (DMZ Docs) 2014
    • Murcia International Filmfestival (Spain) 2014
    • Stranger than Fiction-Festival Cologne and Muenster Germany 2014
    • Ciclo de Cine Intimidad Publica, Lima, Peru 2014
    • Volkskino Klagenfurt, Austria 2014
    • Lincoln Center New York; series „The Art of the Real“ 2014
    • Cineclub Hugo de Carril, Córdoba, Argentina 2014
    • Festival Olhar do Cinema Curitiba, Brazil
    • CPH:DOX Copenhaguen Documentary Film Festival 2013
    • JIHLAVA International Documentary Film Festival 2013
    • Viennale 2013
    • Doclisboa 2013
    • 7th Athens Avantgarde Film Festival 2013
    • Vancouver IFF 2013
    • FIDBA Buenos Aires 2013
    • Fünf-Seen-Festival, Starnberg 2013
    • Transcinema Filmfestival 2013
    • 10th Hamburg documentary film festival 2013
    • FICUNAM 2013 (Mexico City)
    • Porto Post Doc 2015
  • Awards
    • Festival Olhar do Cinema Curitiba, Brazil 2014, special mention by the jury
    • Transcinema Filmfestival 2013, special mention by the jury
    • FICUNAM 2013 (Mexico City); special mention by the jury
    • „Prädikat besonders wertvoll“ (certification mark "especially valuable" ) by Film- und Medienbewertung FBW (Germany) is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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