Drexciya

Genre : Experimental
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2012
Format : Short

"Drexciya" was an underwater country populated by the unborn children of pregnant African women thrown off of slave ships that had adapted to breathe underwater in their mother's wombs.

Ein Film von / a film by
Simon Rittmeier

Germany / Burkina Faso 2012, experimental

Super 16 mm, 27 min., color, 1:2,35, Dolby Digital, SHORT

Cast: Alexander Beyer, Josiane Hien Yeri, Rodrigue Ouattara, Adama Venegda

/ Costume Design: Almen Gibirila, Bettina Saul
/ Make Up: Aicha Ganafé, Susann Chrapow
/ Set Decoration: Kambou Ollo Drissa, Parisa Karimi
/ Product Design: Maciej Puzon, Caspar Schmitz, Max Volk
/ Art Director: Klaus Brugmann
/ Music: Ricky Ojijo feat. NNEKA
/ Sound Recording: Jonas Hummel, Frederic Ignace Bassolé
/ Concept Art Drexciya City: Nando Nkrumah
/ Color Grading: Verena von Waldenfels
/ Continuity: Alphonse Sanou
/ Acting Coach: Ildevert Meda
/ Editing: Heide Supper, Daniela Kinateder
/ Visual Effects: Denis Bivour
/ Cinematography: Armin Dierolf
/ Camera Assistant: Sibiri Sawadogo
/ Production Assistants: Moussa Romba, Carolin Christgau
/ Production Manager: Issa de Brahima Traoré, Kendra Kiehm
/ Assistant Directors: Aimé Parfait Bationo, Mamadou Sawadogo
/ Directed by: Simon Rittmeier

Artwork: Jan Stoewe

Supported by: Film und Medienstiftung NRW, Jugend für Europa, Aktion Mensch - Die Gesellschafter

Produced by Academy of Media Arts Cologne / Sahelis Productions - 2012

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Der Legende nach sind Drexciyaner Nachkommen schwarzer Sklavinnen, die während der transatlantischen Verschleppung über Bord geworfen wurden und deren ungeborene Kinder die Fähigkeit entwickelt hatten, unter Wasser zu atmen.

Ein Film von
Simon Rittmeier

Germany / Burkina Faso 2012, experimental

Super 16 mm, 27 min., color, 1:2,35, Dolby Digital, SHORT


mit / with
Alexander Beyer, Josiane Hien Yeri, Rodrigue Ouattara, Adama Venegda

Kamera / cinematography
Armin Dierolf

Kostüme / costume design:
Almen Gibirila, Bettina Saul

Musik / music
Ricky Ojijo feat. NNEKA

Schnitt / editing
Heide Supper, Daniela Kinateder

Produktion / production
Academy of Media Arts Cologne / Sahelis Productions Burkina Faso

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Public Relations, Ute Dilger
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
50676 Cologne, Germany
+49 (0) 221 20 189 330
dilger@khm.de

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