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Landscape of Absence

#2019/047
film type experimental Production Country Germany, Switzerland production year 2017 runtime 10' 2"
screening format DCP ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) colour colour + b/w sound Stereo screening format languages German, English, French dialogue screening format subtitles English subtitles
additional screening format media file additional ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) additional sound Stereo additional screening format languages German, English, French dialogue additional screening format subtitles English subtitles

Not only officer Ellen Ripley, Princess Leia Organa and police chief Marge Gunderson notice a strange emptiness. Across different genres and eras of Western film history, female protagonists from 70 films set out in search of each other.

director Melina Weissenborn, Verena Looser producer Melina Weissenborn, Verena Looser screenwriter Melina Weissenborn, Verena Looser editor Melina Weissenborn, Verena Looser Director of Photography Melina Weissenborn, Verena Looser Other Julieta Ulanovsky, Mathias Roggo film school Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig
festivals Zurich, VIDEOEX Festival, Zurich, Switzerland (2017); Hamburg, Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg, Germany (2018); Osnabrück, European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany (2018)
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  • Melina Weissenborn
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Melina Weissenborn

Born 1983;
lives and works in Leipzig;
is a media artist and editor of the magazine outside the box;
studied Media Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig and at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem;
since 2010 she works with Verena Looser as an artist duo

Filmography
2011 7:25
2014 Aus dem Fenster lehnen
2015 Mehr Freizeit. Mehr Geld.
2017 Jerusalem Lines

Verena Looser

Born 1980;
lives and works in Leipzig and Zurich;
is a media artist and biotechnologist;
studied Media Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig and at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem;
since 2010 she works with Melina Weissenborn as an artist duo

Filmography
2011 7:25
2014 Aus dem Fenster lehnen
2015 Mehr Freizeit. Mehr Geld.
2017 Jerusalem Lines