Jan Stöckel
Italy 2020 | 13 Min. | engl. subtitled

Wed, 17-May-23 10:30 AM
Q&A with:
Jan Stöckel (via zoom), Rajat Nayyar (EFC), Rana El Kadi (EFC)
» Trailer

14 year old Andrea spends his summer hol­i­days on the Venice Lagoon. His father and grand­fa­ther have been diving and fish­ing sea urchins since decades and now Andrea is at a cross­road to decide for him­self if he wants to follow in their steps or choose anoth­er path? He faces his first expe­ri­ences in this hard but reward­ing trade.

Jan Stöck­el is an Italian/German direc­tor and cin­e­matog­ra­ph­er, living between Berlin and London. He stud­ied visual anthro­pol­o­gy at Gold­smiths Uni­ver­si­ty of London and has worked on sev­er­al video-ethnog­ra­phy projects. His mid-length doc­u­men­tary NO ISLAND LIKE HOME (2019) screened at inter­na­tion­al fes­ti­vals. In 2018 he co-found­ed Open Cell Media, a cre­ative agency pro­duc­ing videos about biode­sign and biotechnologies.