Animals and other People (2017)

DESCRIPTION

ANIMALS AND OTHER PEOPLE introduces viewers to Vienna’s animal shelter and its inhabitants. The encounters between human and animal and the individual stories and peculiarities are affectionate, sometimes sad, and then again, strange. A tender gaze at the nature of the animals and a critical look at human irresponsibility.

GALLERY

DIRECTED BY
Flavio Marchetti, Austria, 2017, 88 min.
WORLD PREMIERE
National Premiere: Diagonale 2017 Graz, German premiere: Hofer Filmtage, Duisburger Film Woche – 3-sat Award for the Best German Film, Asian Premiere: Seoul Eco Film Festival – Award for the Best Feature Film, DOK Fest Munchen, Odessa IFF, MOLDOX, DMZ:DOCS South Korea, Green Film Awards – official nomination, Changwon Eco FF, Planet in Focus Toronto; Broadcasters: ORF 3SAT; VOD release UTMW, Edu Rights – Alexander Street
TERRITORIES
World except of Austria
EXCLUSIVE SUBJECT
Festivals & Sales
DIRECTOR BIO

Flavio Marchetti, born 1980 in Rome (Italy), studied first Law at the Universitá Roma Tre and after moving to Vienna attended the Filmproduction Class of the Vienna Film Academy (Austria) . 2010 founded the production company La Banda Film. Between 2013 and 2015 worked as production Manager for Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion.  „Animals and Other People“ is his directing debut.ANIMALS AND OTHER PEOPLE introduces viewers to Vienna’s animal shelter and its inhabitants. The encounters between human and animal and the individual stories and peculiarities are affectionate, sometimes sad, and then again, strange. A tender gaze at the nature of the animals and a critical look at human irresponsibility.