SHAPES (FORMEN)

SHAPES
© Andreas Pfohl/Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München

To match the ideal of beauty, the human back has to be straight and exhibit strength. It’s the largest part of the body and makes us stand erect. SHAPES is an homage to different kinds of backs: those marked by scars, curvatures, deformations – deviant from our norm.


Fariba Buchheim was born in 1995 in Switzerland and trained as a TV journalist at the Bavarian Academy for Television in Munich. Since 2017, she has been studying Documentary Directing at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). In 2018, she founded the production company NOZY Films together with Andreas Pfohl. They produce and direct documentaries, music videos and commercials. Her films include the shorts SHAPES (2018), UNHEILBAR (2018) and the music video KENNST MI NO (2018).
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2018
Director Fariba Buchheim
Screenplay Fariba Buchheim
Cinematography Natalia Mamaj
Cast Nadja Alimoradian, Kay Depner, Silvia Genth, Laura Rehm, Janine Winter
Producer Andreas Pfohl
Production Company Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF/M)
Length 10 min 43 sec
Format DCP, b&w, 16:9
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology 5.1
Festivals Zuger Filmtage 2018, SHORTS Offenburg 2019, Flimmern & Rauschen Munich 2019, Filmfestival Schaffhausen 2019

Awards Best Film & Audience Award Zuger Filmtage 2018, Second Prize Filmfestival Schaffhausen 2019

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