MUSIC IN MOTION
Kurzfilm im Mai
With the shivering trees (a short holiday)
Dir: Kat Tolkovsky, Czech Republic 2018, Documentary Film, 30 min, Czech with English subtitles
After years in Israel the filmmaker returns to Nabbin in Czechia, the place where she grew up, the people among whom she once moved, back to ribald heartiness and houses with crumbling plaster. Behind the facades children crawl across tattered carpeting, there’s a lot of drinking and a little introspection, until real and hallucinated voices are indistinguishable.
Mehr zu Nabbin + Sentenced to Death
2018, 86 min
Dir: Thomas Damas, Belgium 2018, Documentary Film, 25 min, French with English subtitles
What’s wrong with Arnaud, Thomas Damas wonders, as he is making a film with and about his alcoholic brother. The camera is meant to help him point out things.
2018, 83 min
Dir: Florian Baron, Germany 2018, Documentary Film, 83 min, English with German subtitles
The trauma of 9/11, the ideology of violent retribution, military service as a patriotic family tradition, the “unfairness” of today’s warfare – in their voice-overs, five young Afghanistan war veterans first establish familiar foundations. Joe, Torrie, Mike, James and Justin from Pittsburgh are slow to show us their faces.
Mehr zu Stress
2018, 114 min
Dir: Gisela Carbajal Rodríguez, Germany, Argentina 2018, Documentary Film, 23 min, Spanish with German subtitles
The vast expanses of the salt deserts in north-western Argentina hold one of the largest lithium deposits in the world. International corporations are mining the “white gold”, depriving the indigenous people, who breed llamas and do traditional salt-mining for a living, of the precious ground water.
Mehr zu Oro blanco + Was kostet die Welt