• 8.5 10
  • 2013
  • 10min
  • Original Title: Surrounded (2018)

Captured with a beautiful black and white film grain, this short film documents the process of a vinyl pressing plant.


AWARDS: Best Experimental Short. Sardinia Film Festival  

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Internationales Filmfest Oldenburg/ Freshly Squeezed International Student Short Film Festival/ Festival Alto Vicentino International Short Film festival/ Openeyes Film Festival/ Openeyes Film Festival/ Lago Film Festival/ Premio Cinematográfico Palena/ Held Film Festival/ Kerry Film Festival/ Ahoi! Film Festival Hamburg/ International Digital Film Festival Kinofest/ Fidé Film Festival Brazile/ Nacho Des Radikalen Films/ Magma - Mostra Di Cinema Breve/ Festival Alternative Film/Video/ Curta Cinema - Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival/ Boomtown Film and Music Festival/ West-Ostliches Filmfestival Berlin/ Dokumentarifilmwoche Hamburg/ Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Film Festival/ Kimera International Film Festival/ Werkstatt Der Jungen Filmszene/ Aeroespaciales Short Film Festival/ Portobello Film Festival/ Festival Du Nuveau Cinema/ Orlando Film Festival/ Pssst! Silent Film Festival/ Panama Plus Festival/ Worldless International Short Film Festival/ International Student Short Film Festival Cinemaiubit/ The Hague/ Valley Film Festival

Surrounded. The manufacturing of a vinyl record

In this experimental short film, the center of the story is a vinyl pressing plant. It is the biography of a thing, this archaic machine.

The machine tells us its story with every movement and every sound it makes.

Arne Körner
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