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Omsch

AT 2013, 82 min, Edgar Honetschläger

‘If you drink this juice, you'll make it to a hundred’ says the young man to his old neighbor, who replies: ‘I got to a hundred without this juice, didn’t I?’ Humor and wit form the basis of a friendship that bridges a huge age difference and allows the centenarian to resume: ‘For me the best part of life is being old’.

A travelling artist, painter and filmmaker has a centenarian neighbour. The relationship between this man in his forties and the solitary old lady with a wicked sense of humour gradually becomes a kind of elective kinship. Their discussions, interrupted and picked up again over the years, form the fabric of this personal, tender and surprising film. A calm observation on the inescapable power of the passage of time.

festivals

Visions du Réel, Nyon 2013, FRA | Dok Leipzig 2013, DE | 10e Les Hivernales du documentaire 2013/14

awards

Prix Buyens-Chagoll (Visions du Réel, Nyon 2013), FRA

pictures

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.

NEW ON VOD

Una Primavera,
This Land Is My Land
and
Johanna Dohnal - Visionary of Feminism

NEW ON DVD

Die Dohnal  - Frauenministerin / Feministin / Visionärin,
and
Walter Arlen's first century

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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