An Impossible Project

An Impossible Project
dir. Jens Meurer/Germany, Austria/2020/99 min.
place
date
time
Iluzjon, sala Stolica
2020-09-06
18:00
Kinoteka, sala 1
2020-09-08
14:00
Kinoteka, sala 7
2020-09-09
11:15
Iluzjon, sala Stolica
2020-09-11
20:30
Iluzjon, sala Stolica
2020-09-13
20:30
Dr. Florian 'Doc' Kaps had always been fascinated by analogue image and sound recording mediums, but it wasn't until the very last Polaroid factory was threatened by demolition in the wake of the digital revolution that he swung into action, determined to save the famous instant photography device. However, this eccentric Austrian proved not to have much of a business brain. During the few years that this energetic documentary follows Doc, a shift in the zeitgeist occurs and other analogue lovers come to the fore. A small group swims powerfully against the tide, freeing themselves from the tech giants who hold us in their uncomfortable grasp.
A voice-over guides us through the adventures of Doc and other passionate world-changers. This footage is intercut with shots of characteristic analogue treasures such as telephones, record players and printing presses. And of course the results of 'instant' Polaroid photos, then and now. From Andy Warhol and Lady Gaga to many, many analogue selfies. The film is fully shot on 35mm.
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  • projection time:
    99 min.
  • country/year:
    Germany, Austria /2020
  • director:
    Jens Meurer
  • pictures:
    Bernd Fischer, Torsten Lippstock
  • production:
    Jens Meurer, Phil Hunt, Compton Ross / Instant Film
  • awards :
    2020 – IFF Rotterdam

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