The films submitted in 2019 for the Student Award made one thing clear: here is a generation that captures the screen with a fresh and radical take on the world.
EL PESO DEL ORO
“Unfortunately, that’s just how it is: the world consists of those who work and those who profit from the work of others.” A mine in Columbia: a man’s world ruled by hard work and gold. Here, in this pitch-black labyrinth, the dark heart of our globalised economy beats.
English/Original Title: THE WEIGHT OF GOLD. German title: DAS GEWICHT DES GOLDES. Writer: Yves Itzek. Camera: Yves Itzek. Sound: Oscar Diaz. Editing: Yves Itzek. Production: Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln. Producer: Yves Itzek. Length: 30 min.
DUSK CHORUS – BASED ON FRAGMENTS OF EXTINCTION
Have you ever been in the jungle? At night? David Monnacchi, a “field recorder,” eco activist and composer takes us along on an expedition. Here we get to experience what the last untouched areas of the rainforest sound like. Alarming? Magic!
Co-Director: Alessandro d'Emilia. Camera: Alessandro d'Emilia. Sound: David Monacchi. Editing: Otis Buri. Music: Corrado Fantoni, David Monacchi. Production: ZeLIG – School for Documentary, Television and New Media. Producer: Heidi Gronauer, Lorenzo Paccagnella. Length: 62 min.