Die Einweicher

TITLE: Die Einweicher
CATEGORY: Documentary
YEAR: 2006

WITH: Patrick Foltzer, Reto Latscha, Bettina Lips, Christian Trachsel

DIRECTED BY: Romana Lanfranconi
CAMERA: Christine Munz
EDITING: Marina Wernli
SOUND: Neil Bieri
MIX: Gregg Skermann
SOUND: Die Einweicher
COSTUME: Sidonie Koch, Lina Weiss

PRODUCTION: Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Zürich
COPRODUCTION: SRF, Redaktion Urs Augsburger
ASSISTED BY: Katholischer Mediendienst Zürich, Familie-Vontobel-Stiftung, Pro Infirmis Zürich

The film accompanies four musicians with intellectual disabilities in everyday life, during rehearsals and on stage. Through their love for music, they break out of their protected environment, become wild, punk, melancholic: in songs that reach the audience directly and unfiltered.

Tpc creaTVty Award 2006 Swiss Radio and Television (SRF); Nomination Audience Award

42th Solothurner Filmtage, Festival Kurz und Knapp and Videofilmtage Basel, Festival Assim Vivemos in Rio, Brazil, 3rd Ukrainian Documentary Film Festival in Kyiv, Worldwide Student Film Festival Potsdam, Germany, 12th International Festival of New Films Split, Croatia

Broadcast SRF and ORF, demonstrations