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Tehran Recyclers

Director: Nikki Schuster, 2020, Germany, 6 minutes, Animation

Tehran Recyclers portrays the diverse cultural, social and urban fabrics of this metropolis by means of experimental animation. In the urban hideouts of this city little creatures come to life. These are digitally composed with collected waste from the streets and typical local products. The clatter of the limbs of these creatures interacts with the soundscapes of Tehran.

Screening with: Shorts Program #2


Tehran Recyclers
Sunday, Sept. 19th, 12:00 PM

Nikki Schuster

The animation film and sound artist Nikki Schuster, born in Austria in 1974, lives and works in Berlin. In 2001 she found her animation label Fiesfilm.

Her award-winning films have been screened at numerous international film festivals such as the Sundance Film Festival 2019, Anifilm Třeboň (Best Non-narrative and Experimental Film), the 2017 Tricky Women (Best Austrian Animated Film), the Crossing Europe Linz 2019 (Innovative Award), the Berlinale Generation 2012, as well as in exhibitions.