DENGELN, SUPER 8 UND ANDERES ALTES ZEUG (WHY SHE FILMED IT)

LIDIJA BURCAK | 27 MIN | SWITZERLAND | 2014

In 1959 Edith Freidig purchases an 8mm cameraandrecords her daily life, the alpine nature and her numerous travels. Most of all, however, she films her favourite motif: her husband Werner Freidig and his farming. While swiss agriculture is progressively motorizing around them, the Freidigs decide to cultivate their land using scythes, rakes and their bare hands. A documentary about manual farming in the Alps, as well as about love, resisting convention, looking out for each other and filming.