In a Good Position. (gute Lage, Die)

In a Good Position.
Scene from "In a Good Position." (photo © Nancy Brandt)

A single shot through the apartments of families that all have one thing in common: they all live in the same building in an area with a bad reputation.


Nancy Brandt was born in 1979 in Halle/Saale. She studied Media Technology in Leipzig from 1998-2004, worked as a freelance photographer and founded 3 Kamele Filmproduktion in Leipzig in 2002. Since 2005, she has been studying Documentary Film at the Academy of Television & Film Munich (HFF/M). Her films include: the short documentaries What to drink? (2003) and In a Good Position. (Die gute Lage., 2006).
Genre Ethnology, Society
Category Short
Year of Production 2006
Director Nancy Brandt
Screenplay Nancy Brandt
Cinematography Thomas Doberitzsch
Nancy Brandt
Producer Natalie Lambsdorff
Production Company Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF/M)/Munich
Length 13 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Mono
Festivals Berlin 2006, Film School Fest Munich 2006, Tirana 2006, Mainz 2006, Illumenation Helsinki 2007, Kurzfilmbiennale Ludwigsburg 2007, Bamberg 2007, Triest 2007, Augsburg 2007, Dresden 2007, It’s all True Sao Paolo/Rio de Janeiro 2007, Dreiland Filmfestival Goerlitz/Zgorzelec 2007, Hamburg 2007, Tabor 2007, Kurzsuechtig Leipzig 2007
Awards Jury Award: Pilsner Urquell Innovationspreis & ZDFdokukanal Award Hamburg 2007, Jury Award & Audience Award Leipzig 2007

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