DOK.network Africa / Africa Day
With a screening of THE LAND BENEATH OUR FEET, the Masterclass Africa discusses questions concerning different cultural practices of writing history and their value in modern times.
Gregg Mittman (Producer and director THE LAND BENEATH OUR FEET)
Emmanuel Urey (Protagonist THE LAND BENEATH OUR FEET)
Daniel Lang (HFF)
The masterclass will be held in English.
In cooperation with
THE LAND BENEATH OUR FEET
Großbritannien, USA 2016 – Director: Sarita Siegel, Gregg Mitman – English subtitles
Using the example of land rights in Liberia, West Africa, THE LAND BENEATH OUR FEET shows us how much the past dictates the present. A film about history, colonialism and the possibility of creating new perspectives by using archive material.
Writer: Sarita Siegel, Gregg Mitman. Camera: Sarita Siegel. Sound: Alexander Wiaplah. Editing: Sarita Siegel, Reg Wrench. Music: Rob Waugh. Production: Gregg Mitman & Alchemy Films. Producer: Gregg Mitman, Sarita Siegel. Length: 60 min. International Sales: Passion River Films.