Heads or Tails

Heads or Tails

Eva von Schweinitz

Short film

Lilly persuades her best friend René to accompany her on a nocturnal adventure. The two young women break into a zoo and discover a bizarre animal kingdom where the boundaries between fear and desire start to blur. Heads or Tails is a wondrous coming-of-age tale that vividly conjures up that unique feeling of experiencing something for the first time.

Film series In This Together

Director / Script

Eva von Schweinitz


Kristen Winter


Leonhard Lierzer


Paul Hammer


Nikki Calonge, Lucy Kaminsky, Alessandra Calabi, James Cusati-Moyer, Lindsay Hockaday, Peter Musante, Alice Pencavel, Jason Schuler, Justine Williams


Michaela von Schweinitz


Eva von Schweinitz

Eva von Schweinitz

Born in Bonn, Eva von Schweinitz has lived and worked in New York as an interdisciplinary theatre producer and film-maker since 2008. She studied Film (BA) at Cologne International Film School (ifs) and Performance and Interactive Media Arts (MFA) at Brooklyn College, New York. Her films have been shown internationally, including at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Palm Springs International ShortFest, the Stuttgarter Filmwinter and the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen.

Films by Eva von Schweinitz
A Film Is a Film Is a Film 2014 | trainer 2006 | kurz vor sechs 2005