German Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 20, 19:00 and Monday, June 23, 21:00 (Monopol-Kino)


Country of Origin: China
Year of Production: 2013
Duration: 6′
Category: Animation
Language: No dialogue

Director: Lei Lei, Thomas Sauvin
Screenplay: Lei Lei
Cinematographer: Lei Lei
Editor: Lei Lei
Music: Zafka Zhang
Producer: Lei Lei

Synopsis: Over 3000 photos selected out of half a million negatives salvaged from a recycling plant in the outskirts of Beijing. The capital and the life of its inhabitants over the last thirty years, in an almost epic portrait of anonymous humanity.
Aus einer Recyclinganlage in den Außenbezirken von Beijing wurden über 3000 Fotos aus über einer halben Million Negative selektiert. Sie erzählen von der Hauptstadt und dem Leben ihrer Einwohner während der letzten 30 Jahre. Ein fast episches Porträt von anonymer Menschheit.
Festivals: Holland Animation Film Festival (Netherlands, 2013), International Festival of Animated Films AniFest (Czech Republic, 2013), Annecy International Animated Film Festival (France, 2013), Countryside Animafest Cyprus (Cyprus, 2013), Fantoche – International Animation Film Festival (Switzerland, 2013), Sakhalin Screen International Film Festival (Russia, 2013), 25 FPS – International Experimental Film and Video Festival (Croatia, 2013), Cinanima – International Animated Film Festival (Portugal, 2013), Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan, 2013), Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden, 2013), Big Cartoon Festival (Russia, 2013), Animpact Animation Festival (South Korea, 2013), Sommets du cinéma d’animation (Canada, 2013), Animateka International Animated Film Festival (Slovenia, 2013)
Awards:Grand Prix for non-narrative short at Holland Animation Film Festival, Best non-narrative animation at International Festival of Animated Films AniFest, Special Mention of the Jury at Countryside Animafest Cyprus