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Journey to the Forest (Reise zum Wald)

Journey to the Forest
photo © Staeger Filmproduktion

A poetic exploration of a German myth: the forest.


Joern Staeger was born 1965 in Berlin; from 1984-1991 he studied art at the Art Institute in Hamburg; since 1979 he directed numerous short films: RAD, Depressionismus (2001), Zielpunkte der Stadt (2004), Lebensgeister (2005).
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2008
Director Joern Staeger
Screenplay Joern Staeger
Cinematography Joern Staeger
Joern Staeger
Joern Staeger
Animation Joern Staeger, Ulf Staeger
Producer Joern Staeger
Production Company Staeger-Filmproduktion/Hamburg
Length 7 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 no dialogue
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Berlin 2008 (In Competition), Toronto 2008, Warsaw 2008, Cork 2008, Kolkata 2008, Regensburg 2008, Bilbao 2008, Clermont-Ferrand 2009, Shanghai 2009, Sarajevo 2009
Awards Cork Film Festival 2008 (Best Short Film), Regensburg 2008 (Max Bresele Memorial Award)

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