THE LAST HILLBILLY

France, Qatar 2020 – Director: Diane Sara Bouzgarrou, Thomas Jenkoe – Original language: English – Subtitles: English, French, None

Only three generations ago the hillbillies were pioneers. Today Brian Ritchie lives as the last of his kind in the heart of the Appalachians, a region that is economically, ecologically and socially derelict. This vanishing world becomes a source of inspiration for poetry. 

We present the German Prremiere of the film.

The subtitles are selectable in the audio settings of the video.

No youth rating

Production: Films de Force Majeure. Producer: Jean-Laurent Csinidis. Length: 76 min.

 

Diane Sara Bouzgarrou

Since the end of her studies, Bouzgarrou has been active in film as well as in video art.


Filmography (selection)

REMEMBER NOTHING, FR 2017, 59 min.
QUAND JE SERAI GRANDE, JE SERAI FOOTBALLEUR, FR 2012, 57 min.
LA FEMME ENFANT, FR 2011, 4 min.


Thomas Jenkoe - France, 1981

Jenkoe lives and works as a screenwriter, director, cinematographer and producer in Paris. He is co-founder of the production company Triptyque Films.


Filmography (selection)

REMEMBER NOTHING, FR 2017, 59 min.
MEMORIES FROM GEHENNA, FR 2015, 56 min.

 

DOK.international

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.

 

#North America #Nature in retreat

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