Germany 2020 – Director: Timo Großpietsch – Original language: None – Subtitles: None – Length: 76 min.

The machines ceaselessly process what is yielded by the ground. In the director Timo Großpietsch’s large-scale images, the landscape that assimilated man long ago stretches out in front of us. The swansong of growth-driven society’s logic.


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Timo Großpietsch

The trained advertising clerk from Hamburg studied media studies and folklore at the University of Hamburg, as well as photography and documentary film at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg. The filmmaker, cameraman and editor has since been shooting documentaries for cinema and television at NDR. Timo Großpietsch has received various prizes and awards for his films. His documentaries have also been shown at renowned film festivals. In addition to his work as a documentary filmmaker and editor, he teaches documentary film and dramaturgy at universities.

Filmography (selection)

KING OF THE WORLD, D 2017, 99 min.
CITY, D 2015, 89 min.
THE SNOW KING, D 2013, 71 min. Main Competition

The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The prize sponsors are Bayerischer Rundfunk and Story House Productions, a company of the Bavaria Film Group.


Shortlist German Documentary Film Music Award 2021


Writer: Timo Großpietsch. Camera: Timo Großpietsch. Sound: Michel Wähling. Editing: Andreas von Huene. Music: Vladyslav Sendecki. Production: NDR. Producer: Christoph Mestmacher. Distribution: Realfiction. Main Competition 2021

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