6 Munich area small-business and community leaders battle to maintain their way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This 18 minute documentary features the experiences of a Ramen shop, martial arts club, food market, innovation consultancy, Irish pub and a comedian while they adapt to new circumstances following the first wave of COVID-19 in Munich, Germany.

Munich Rising is shot, directed and edited by Michael Du.

Producers: Raluca Muntean & Wade Million


Yoshihiko Yuki — Takumi

Mel Kelly — Comedy Club Munich

Denis Leoncelli & Marie Schultz — Coucou Food Market

Josip Perica — Muay Thai Freunde Freising e.V.

Fozzy Moritz — Innovationsmanufaktur GmbH

Michael Cray — Shamrock Irish Pub

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