Freedom & Independence

annual catalogue #2016/042
film type experimental Production Country Germany production year 2014 runtime 15'
screening format DCP ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) colour colour sound Stereo screening format languages English dialogue screening format subtitles German subtitles
additional screening format media file additional ratio 1.85:1 additional sound Stereo additional screening format languages English dialogue additional screening format subtitles German subtitles

FREEDOM & INDEPENDENCE questions the current global ideological paradigm shifts towards new forms of religious capitalism by confronting ideas and quotes of the self-proclaimed objectivist philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand with evangelical contents of US-American mainstream movies.

http://www.melhus.de

director Bjørn Melhus producer Bjørn Melhus, Yuki Jungesblut screenwriter Bjørn Melhus editor Bjørn Melhus Director of Photography Eike Zuleeg cast Bjørn Melhus designer Felix Ott animation Mike Orthwein Other Julia Neuenhausen
fsk FSK ab 12 freigegeben festivals Kino der Kunst, München; Hamburg - Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg - Germany; Oberhausen - Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen - Germany; Cyprus International Film Festival, Nicosia; Winterthur - Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur - Switzerland; Berlin - interfilm Berlin - Germany; Cologne - Kurzfilmfestival Köln - Unlimited - Germany; Flensburg - Flensburger Kurzfilmtage - Germany; Kassel - Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- & Videofest - Germany; Wiesbaden - exground filmfest - Germany; Clermont-Ferrand - International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand - France
director
  • Bjørn Melhus
  • Limboland Productions/ Bjørn Melhus
  • Strassburgerstr. 58
  • 10405 Berlin
  • +49.(0)30.28484660
  • www.melhus.de
production
  • Bjørn Melhus
  • Limboland Productions/ Bjørn Melhus
  • Strassburgerstr. 58
  • 10405 Berlin
  • +49.(0)30.28484660
  • www.melhus.de

Bjørn Melhus

Born 1966;
studied at Braunschweig University of the Arts;
exhibitions and festival participations worldwide;
since 2003 professor for fine art/virtual realities at the School of Art and Design Kassel

Filmography
2003 Auto Center Drive
2007 The Meadow
2008 Murphy
2010 Center of the World
2011 Das Badezimmer
2011 I'm Not the Enemy
2012 Sudden Destruction