FORTSCHRITT IM TAL DER AHNUNGSLOSEN

Germany 2019 – Director: Florian Kunert – Original language: German, Arabic – Subtitles: English

In an empty factory building in Neustadt, Saxony, GDR traditions meet Syrian refugees. Playful and light-footed, provocative and exhilarating at the same time, they break with prejudices and give hope for the future.

English/Original Title: PROGRESS IN THE VALLEY OF THE PEOPLE WHO DON'T KNOW. Writer: Florian Kunert. Camera: Joanna Piechotta. Sound: Stefan Voglsinger. Editing: Ian Purnell. Music: Stefan Galler, Franziska Henke. Production: Kunsthochschule für Medien, Köln. Producer: Frank Döhmann. Length: 67 min. International Sales: Storybay Cinema. Distribution: storybay Cinema

Biography

Florian Kunert was born in Sebnitz (Saxony) in 1989. He studied documentary film directing at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television in Cuba. In 2017 he completed his postgraduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. He works as a director and media artist.


Filmography

OH BROTHER OCTOPUS, ID 2017, short film

 

Shortlisted

For the megaherz Student Award

#Overcoming borders #Looking back

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