As part of the interdisciplinary seminar Montageforum, in which we invite editors and their films to talk about their work in the editing room, about the special challenges and their solutions, but also about the pleasure of film editing, we will show the documentary “Pushing Boundaries” (Switzerland 2021). Guest: Gesa Marten, Lesia Kordonets.
Switzerland 2021, 102 min., directed by Lesia Kordonets, edited by Gesa Marten and Lesia Kordonets
Sport and politics have never been entirely separable. When the Crimean peninsula was annexed by Russia in 2014, Ukraine’s Paralympic team lost its new training center overnight. For five athletes and one adorably unflappable official, the long road to a medal in Rio de Janeiro is just beginning.
Language: German/English. Registration required.