Orten

A Film by Margit Schild

Synopsis

The film shares the stories of Bernice from Kongo, Emmanuel from Ghana, Ivan from Ukraine, Nana from Georgia and Pantea from Iran on their journeys to landscapes and cities in Westphalia, Germany. They talk about their descent, being on the move and coming home. ORTEN watches and listens very closely, offering surprising insights.

Director

  • Picture of Margit Schild © Margit Schild

    Margit Schild

    Margit Schild is a filmmaker, artist and curator. She doctorated at the University of Hanover and studied landscape and open space planning and worked as a lecturer and guest professor at various universities, including the Berlin University of the Arts and Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada. In 2015, she directed her first documentary film "Drifting" on flight and migration. In addition to her work as a director, she is co- founder of the "School of the Provisional". This fall Margit is curating a symposium on "Improvisation" at the HKW House of World Cultures. She lives and works in Berlin as well as in Canada. Orten is her first full-length film.

Awards + Festivals

  • NEAR NAZARETH FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Israel)December 13, 2017
  • 4th FELACOS LONG AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santiago, Chile)March 8, 2018
  • 2nd NEPAL AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hyattsville, MD, USA)May 18, 2018
  • COLORTAPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brisbane, Australia)July 7, 2018
  • 3rd DRUNKEN FILM FEST (Official Selection, Bradford, United Kingdom)July 15, 2018
  • 3rd CIUDAD DEL ESTE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay)September 19, 2018
  • 20th INT'L FILM FESTIVAL ETNOFILM CADCA (Official Selection, Cadca, Slowakia)September 20, 2018
  • 33rd INDEPENDENT FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Official Selection, Osnabrück, Germany)October 17, 2018
  • 4th SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS SJIFA (Official Selection, San José, San José, Costa Rica)October 24, 2018

Crew

Director
Margit Schild
Screenplay
Margit Schild, Antje Havemann
Producer
Schild/Havemann GbR, Antje Havemann, Margit Schild; Initiative temporäre Kunsträume Berlin
Director of Photography
Jan-Malte Enning
Sound
Lukas Raber, Jan-Malte Enning
Editor
Margit Schild, Jan-Malte Enning
Sound Desin
Oscar Stiebitz
Music
John Gürtler

Details

Running Time
64 min.
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,78
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Schild/Havemann GbR
Hannover, Germany

www.film-orten.de
info@film-orten.de
www.facebook.com/film.orten

DIRECTOR

Margit Schild

margit.schild@gmx.de
www.less-art.de