Digital projection takes over the movie screens worldwide. As celluloid slowly disappears from her workplace, the director, a movie projectionist herself, starts bleaching, painting, and scratching film to find answers about what makes it special. A personal look into a changing profession and a visceral portrait of a vanishing material.
Screening in Shorts Program: Digital DilemmaFemale Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), Experimental
About the Director(s)
Eva von Schweinitz, born in Bonn, Germany, is an interdisciplinary artist, primarily working in theater and film. She holds a B.A. in Film with a focus on screenwriting from International Film School Cologne, Germany. Several of her screenplays were realized as short films, featured at film festivals, and broadcast on TV in Germany. Her short documentary, early hours, was nominated for the German short film award in 2006.
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