The Third Reich of Dreams

Director Amanda Rubin-Lewis, Producers Kat Mansoor and Kellen Quinn
The Third Reich of Dreams


Weimar activist, prescient dream collector, and later a New York celebrity stylist, Jewish journalist Charlotte Beradt undertook a secret mission against the Nazi regime to expose the psychological effects of totalitarianism.

Phase of Support: Development

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Amanda Rubin-Lewis

Amanda Rubin-Lewis - Director

Amanda is an experienced specialist factual and documentary Director. She has worked across arts, history, current affairs, and science on 60-minute scripted single and observational-docs, topical magazine, and short form. Her film credits include: 21st Century Mythologies (about the life of Roland Barthes) for BBC Four, Danceworks for BBC Four, two high-rating Cutting Edge documentaries (Nurses and A-is-for-Accident) for Channel 4, A LATE SHOW Special: Runaway Wives and Home-Alone Kids for BBC 2, Bros: The Documentary for Sky, The New Russia (a 5-part series) for Channel 4 and The Unexplained for The History Channel.

Kat Mansoor

Kat Mansoor - Producer

With 20 years of industry experience, award-winning Producer Kat Mansoor has worked with the likes of BBC Films, Channel4, Film 4, Netflix, and Vice to consistently deliver a slate of highly acclaimed films. Kat is highly experienced in dealing with sensitive subject matters and collaborating closely with Directors on Director led projects. Kat’s work has been shown around the world at festivals such as Cannes, Telluride, SXSW and IDFA. Her film credits include double Grierson-winning Here’s Johnny, Blackout, Wojtek: The Bear That Went to War, The Man Whose Mind Exploded, Ida’s Diary, Lost and Sound, and What We Believe. Kat’s most recent releases include BAFTA nominated Cow, which was directed by Andrea Arnold, and which premiered at Cannes 2021, and Rebellion which was released on Netflix in April 2022. Kat is in Production on Father Father, Firestarters (Cinereach), and Re-Evaluation (FILM 4)

Kellen Quinn

Kellen Quinn - Producer

Kellen Quinn is a producer whose credits include Garrett Bradley’s Time (Sundance 2020 winner of Best Director, US Documentary), Luke Lorentzen’s Midnight Family (shortlisted for Documentary Feature Oscar; Sundance 2019 winner of Special Jury Award for Cinematography, US Documentary), Noah Hutton’s In Silico (DOC NYC 2020), and Viktor Jakovleski’s Brimstone & Glory (True/False 2017). Kellen was selected for DOC NYC’s 40 Under 40 class in 2020. In 2017 and 2018, he participated in the Sundance Documentary Creative Producing Lab and Fellowship. With Luke Lorentzen, Kellen is a co-founder of the production company Hedgehog Films.

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