Introduction: Philipp Kanske
Do you want to better? What do you do to change? Session 1 asks what people dream of, who they want to be, how they want to live their lives, and how little steps can mean the world. Do we want to have a better future, or do we want to change the past? We would like to examine the ambivalence of the moment embracing future and past and speak about the vague uneasiness motivating a discontent leading into something new.
She is Professor for sociology at the Jacobs University Bremen. In the center of her work is the interrogation of happiness and it´s connection to maximization. At the moment she is a research fellow at the Robert Schuhmann Centre Florence.
She is film director, producer and managing director of MixtureFilm. She produces documentaries as well as fictional films.
Canada 2015 – 9 min
A 90 year old Jewish woman reflects on her life’s experiences as she prepares to try bacon. Bacon was off-limits her full live long, but the internet provided space for questions.
Pakistan 2016 – 8 min
Collecting garbage for earning and paying their fees for school. Three brothers who are changing their future by studying and experiencing their daily grind at the dump in Lahore.
Germany 2015 – 15 min
A wolf child, an angel, a cat. The animation tells the story of an abandoned child, who grows up with wolfs after his mother rescued him from his violent father.
USA 2016 – 5 min
Enact appears like an advertising for an app that helps you be the person you want to be. Do we wait for such a solution or should we be frightened about?
USA 2013 – 15 min
Going beyond the imprint of appearances, the film invokes the intensely private worlds of those portrayed, each of whom lives with significant facial and cranial conditions.