A central theme in the Anthropocene is the relationship between humans and other living things. Humans have taken on the role of the “dominant animal” and are influencing the habitat of animals around the world. Conclusion: species extinction and a massive loss of biodiversity. This selection of films is intended to raise awareness of the effects of that human hubris and provide incentives for a more sustainable and value-oriented way of life.
Sunday, 19. Mar 2023 // 19:00 Uhr @ Kinos im Andreasstadel Wintergarten
Wednesday, 22. Mar 2023 // 21:00 Uhr @ Leerer Beutel Filmgalerie
Netherlands 2020, color, 9 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Arjan Brentjes
Production: Arjan Brentjes
In a heavily polluted world, a young woman mourns the disappearance of animal species. When she falls ill due to a bacterial infection, nature appears to send her a message in her hallucinations.
Germany 2018, color, 14 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Yalda Afsah
Production: Yalda Afsah
A surreal display of movement blurs the lines between human, animal, violence and dance.
Poland / United Kingdom 2021, color, 30 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Gosia Juszczak
Production: Gosia Juszczak, Line Producers: Emilia Pluskota, Aleksandra Leszczyńska, Mustapha Manneh
In the Gambia, the smallest country of Africa, fish is now being powdered up by Chinese corporations and exported to Europe and China to feed animals in industrial farming. As a result, Gambians are being deprived of their primary source of protein, overfishing is depleting marine ecosystems. For some, migration is the only way out.
United Kingdom 2022, color, 25 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Evgenia Arbugaeva, Maxim Arbugaev
Production: Evgenia Arbugaeva, Maxim Arbugaev
On a remote coast of the Siberian Arctic in a wind-battered hut, a lonely man waits to witness an ancient gathering. But warming seas and rising temperatures bring an unexpected change, and he soon finds himself overwhelmed.
Slovakia 2013, color, 11 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Matúš Vizár
The development of pandas with the help of humans.