Festival of Austrian Film
April 4–9, 2024, Graz

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spot on - spot off: UGANDA
Innovative Cinema Short, DE/AT 2009, Farbe, 5 min., eOF
Diagonale 2011

Director, Script: Karø Goldt
Cast: mit Maria Antonia Garcia Rojo (Sprecherin)


The still image of a chair next to a side table. On top there is a selection of international papers. But the actual story is told on an acoustic level. Similar to a lecture, a voice discusses the metal coltan, which is used in the manufacturing of cell phones. It sparks tremendous economic, ecological, and sociopolitical problems in the mining areas of Central Africa. We could read about it in the newspapers. If only we wanted to.