film type documentary film Production Country Germany production year 2017 runtime 28'23 colour
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Stereo languages Englisch, Deutsch Subtitles Englisch, Französisch, Deutsch

As a young development worker the director experienced a gold rush in a small town in Ghana. Some years later he returns to find out what the gold really means for residents of this town.

director Johannes Preuss Animation Oleg Kauz Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Chiara Strickland Schnitt / Editing Manuel Sosnowski Bildgestaltung / DOP Johannes Preuss Produktion / Production Johannes Preuss film school Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
2017 filmzeitkaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren, Germany (Dokufilmzeitpreis)
2017 Neustrelitzer Naturfilmfestival MENSCH! NATUR!, Germany (Publikumspreis)
2017 Filmschau Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany
2017 Shorts México - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de México, Mexico City, Mexico
2017 Doc en courts, Lyon, France
2017 NaturVision Filmfestival, Ludwigsburg, Germany
2017 Gold Medal Category Documentary Student Academy Awards 2017
  • Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
  • Eva Steegmayer
  • Akademiehof 10
  • 71638 Ludwigsburg
  • Deutschland
  • +49 7141 96982179
  • Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
  • Sigrid Gairing
  • Akademiehof 10
  • 71638 Ludwigsburg
  • +49 7141 96982193

Johannes Preuss

Born 1983 in Berlin;
political science, history and Romance studies at the University of Bonn;
trainee programme of the German Development Service;
author and producer of films for development projects in Ghana, Nigeria and Mexico;
studies directing/TV journalism at the Film Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg

2016 E Go Better 2 - A Microinsurance Story
2016 The Selva Maya – A Forest and its People
2016 Plateau on the Move
2017 Carretera Austral: Vorstoss ins Herz Patagoniens