Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 21–26, 2023, Graz

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Carbon and Captivity
Short Documentary Film, AT/CH/NO 2020, Farbe, 33 min., eOmdU
Diagonale 2021

Director, Script, Editor: Oliver Ressler
Camera: Sjur Pollen
Location Sound: Sjur Pollen, Oliver Ressler
Music: Vinzenz Schwab
Sounddesign: Vinzenz Schwab
Additional Credits: Farbkorrektur: Rudolf Gottsberger Grafik: Nils Olger
Producers: Oliver Ressler

 

In four chapters, Oliver Ressler discusses a site where the oil industry in collaboration with the Norwegian state testing CO₂ capture technology. Carbon and Captivity is not an attempt to approach this project on neutral ground, but instead, to make its fundamental absurdity even more clearly visible through the means of film.