Dubai in Me

Dubai in Me

Dubaj ve mě

  • Christian Von Borries
  • Germany
  • 78 min
Script: S. Lütgert, Ch. Borries
Photography: S. Lütgert, Ch. Borries
Editing: Ute Adamczewski, Ch. Borries
Sound: S. Kitamura
Music: Ch. Borries
Color: Colour
Language: English
Synopsis

1 desert 2 utopia realized 3 man amidst skyscrapers 4 sense of controlling nature 5 texture of visual, acoustic signals 6 images from the game Second Life 7 the Earth, replicated in artificial offshore islands 8 watching the desert's colonization: fascination and concern 9 a place blurring the line between fiction and reality 10 Dubai: the chasm between real estate ads and everyday life

A filmic essay depicting Dubai as a capitalist paradise with all the accompanying risks arising from living on debt, environmental destruction, modern forms of slavery, and other ills of the neo-liberal globalized world.

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Festival edition: 2010
Sections: Opus bonum
Exhibition format: HDTV (HDCam)

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