DOCUMENTARY, ANIMATION | 5 – 10 MIN. | CREATIVITY & CONNECTION, HEALING AFTER LONELINESS, HEALTH CHALLENGES
Through art, Carlotta overcomes a rare brain condition that prevents her from recognizing faces.
This film is in German. To turn on subtitles, hover over the video, press the “CC” button and select a language.
But What Does It Mean?
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Even when we feel that we have a sense of a film’s meaning, there is often more to uncover.
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Draw your own self-portrait by touch. Follow Carlotta’s example, and get lost in the ‘hilly landscape’ of your face while recording everything you feel through a drawing.
Meet the Filmmaker
ABOUT THE FILMMAKER
Frédéric Schuld is a director and animator living and working in Hamburg, Germany. He studied film and art at Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. Frédéric loves to work with documentary formats. He founded the studio Fabian&Fred together with Fabian Driehorst.
WHY THEY MADE THE FILM
“It was a unique and challenging opportunity to be able to tell the story of the faceblind artist Carlotta in animated handdrawn images together with director and scientist Valentin Riedl.”
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