Beginning with a meandering camera slowly turning its gaze from a close-up of bricks and shoes over to a full-body shot and stopping at a wide shot of a slum beside an unfinished building, this documentary beautifully visualises quintessential social, environmental and economic issues in our globalised world while asking existential questions about aging and time. By capturing the local and disempowered on a small scale, it sheds light on the global and dominant. An insightful film with lots of love for our planet.
I Want to See the Manager | Directed by Hannes Lang (Germany 2014) documentary. Starts September 3
Originally published in issue #141, September 2015.