I’m Not Leaving Eldon

Jessica Bollag
Schweiz, USA 2015 | 49 Min. | OmeU
Fr, 26.05.2017 18:15
Zu Gast: Jessica Bollag

The people in Eldon, Iowa, carry many names, none of them too flattering: Rednecks, Hillbillies, White Trash. Still, the struggle they share with vanishing jobs in agriculture and rising social insecurity unites them within these labels as a self-chosen affiliation. In Eldon, doors don’t have locks, but there is a gun under each bed. Jessica Bollag, a visual anthropologist from Bern, was accidentally invited to a wedding in the village of Eldon where she met her first protagonist. Four years later, she came back to create this film for her Master’s thesis.

Rattle Them Bars

Nena Hedrick
USA 2015 | 27 Min. | OmU
Fr, 26.05.2017 18:15
Zu Gast: Nena Hedrick
Centered on a year of the production of a revolutionary East Texas prison radio show run by ex-convicts, Rattle Them Bars is an experimental documentary film creating a multi-vocal counter-conversation … mehr