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film type documentary Production Country Germany production year 2017 runtime 28' 23"
screening format DCP ratio 1.85:1 colour colour sound Stereo screening format languages German, English dialogue screening format subtitles German, English, French subtitles

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 producer Johannes Preuss editor Manuel Sosnowski Director of Photography Johannes Preuss composer Chiara Strickland animation Oleg Kauz Other Claudio Demel film school Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
festivals Filmschau Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart (2017); Shorts México - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de México (2017); Doc en courts, Lyon (2017); NaturVision Filmfestival, Ludwigsburg (2017) awards Gold Medal Category Documentary - Student Academy Awards (2017); Dokufilmzeitpreis - filmzeitkaufbeuren (2017); Publikumspreis - Neustrelitzer Naturfilmfestival MENSCH! NATUR! (2017)
  • Eva Steegmayer
  • Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
  • Akademiehof 10
  • 71638 Ludwigsburg
  • Germany
  • +49.(0)7141.96982103
  • www.filmakademie.de

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

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