1 min. excerpt of new film FORST by Ulu Braun
music by Max Knoth
premiere at the Berlinale, 63. internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, 2013
Awards: Berlin Art Prize 2014, Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis (Experimental) 2013 (German Shortfilm Award 2013)
Exhibited and screened in Bucarest (Ro), Guanajuato Mx, Aarhus (Dk), Wellington (NZ), Grimstad (No), Berlin (D), Tbilisi (Ge), Pecs (Hu) and others
Katja Frabziska Müller, Leni Schmidt, Rudolf Braun, Teuri Haarla, Theo Seidel, Tomas Dohnal, Maxim, Milan Braun, Anne Juren, Stella Braun, Niina Lehtonen Braun
Rose petals fall on mossy ground. Athletes pave their way through the thicket of the forest - observed by hunters and gatherers. Hikers and nature lovers indulge in their bodies, while children are under the magic spell of modern mythical creatures. Fairy tales, myths and legends - the starting point of many of these stories has always been the forest. Ulu Braun's aestheticizing video collage FORST spans an arc from a primeval forest saturated in mysticism to the mediatized nature theme park. An ecstatic passion-play about nature, power and your own decomposition.
Original: 10:45, HD, 16:9, surround 5.1, 2013