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Kick out your Boss

AT 2014, 90 min, Elisabeth Scharang

Workers vote on their company’s balance sheet, banks are no longer needed to finance loans, and going to the movies on a Monday afternoon rather than sitting at the office is an option. Restructuring of work has already begun. 197 million unemployed worldwide and burnout turning into the new national disease are sufficient arguments for finding an alternative to an economy focused solely on maximizing profits.

197 million unemployed people and the widespread phenomenon of physical or mental collapse known as burnout are arguments enough to find alternatives to economic systems whose only goal is the single-minded pursuit of profit maximization. This documentary gets right into the middle of the current discussions and demonstrates with the help of three examples in Brazil, Serbia and Austria how such systems can work in different ways: workers’ participation, profit-sharing, abolition of hierarchy – they all work without employees having to fear the loss of their livelihood or wage cuts.

festivals

Diagonale (Graz) 2014, AT | Planete Doc (Warsaw) 2014, PL | Millenium FF (Brussels) 2015, BEL

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NEWS

DOK.INCUBATOR

is seeking for ambitious feature documentaries in the rough cut stage.

The submission deadline is January 27th, 2021, more about the call can be found here.

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AWARDS

 

A BLACK JESUS

EFEBO D'ORO 2020
Premio Speciale
Centro Ricerca Narrative e Cinema

GLORY TO THE QUEEN

FREE ZONE FF 2020
Audience Award

DOQUMENTA 2020
Honorable Mention

THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN

VIENNALE 2020
Special Jury Prize

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FESTIVALS

A BLACK JESUS

will be screened at

Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis, DE 2021
Opening film
8.00 pm, 17th January (Online)

GLORY TO THE QUEEN

will be screened at

Fipadoc, FR 2021
Industry Days 18th - 22nd January

WOOD

will be screened at

Fipadoc, FR 2021
Industry Days 18th - 22nd January

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