|Language spoken:||German, English, Spanish, Italian, Hungarian|
|Producers:||Michael Kitzberger, Markus Glaser, Wolfgang Widerhofer, Nikolaus Geyrhalter|
February 8, 2019Berlin (Forum)
|Awards (selection):||Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (Berlin), Best Sounddesign (Graz/Diagonale), International Award (Sheffield), Harrell Award for Best Documentary (Camden), Best Green Dox Award (Prizren/Dokufest), Austrian Film Award: Best Documentary Film|
Berlinale 2019: Austrian films in Competition and Forum
«The Earth's crust – its skin – is its most delicate organ.»
3 nominees for the Glashütte Original-Documentary Award
EARTH by Nikolaus Geyrhalter as well as the German-Austrian co-productions BORN IN EVIN by Maryam Zaree and HEIMAT IS A SPACE IN TIME by Thomas Heise are among the 17 contenders for the Berlinale Best Documentary Award. Last year this distinction endowed with € 50, 000 went to Ruth Beckermann’s THE WALDHEIM WALTZ.
Berlinale 2019: The Ecumenical Jury Prize goes to EARTH ...
Sheffield International Award to Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s EARTH
Camden Harrell Award to EARTH
Special Mentions to EARTH and SPACE DOGS
IDFA 2019 with EARTH and MOVEMENTS OF A NEARBY MOUNTAIN
NYT on EARTH: «…visions, which are at once wholly human and inhuman.»
«…only an idealist treats his audience with as much respect as he does here. And only an idealist invites his audience to look at the world as closely and deeply as he does as he reminds us that it is only by seeing — really seeing — the world as it exists, that we stand any chance at all of saving it», wrote Manohla Dargis in her NYT review of Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s striking essay EARTH. Read more