For many years I was looking for a way to use film as a redemptive form in the face of the massive trauma endured by my family and the entire population of Europe during the Second World War.
The task was daunting and I knew that it could not simply involve regurgitating the events that have been recounted and represented in myriads of films before. I needed to find a way to go beyond revisiting history by entering the emotional terrain that hovers over us today.
Once I began the dialogue with the protagonists and the visionary musicians that I encountered in my quest, I allowed myself to express my personal concerns of today and I began to feel that there was a chance for such a minor redemption, even it is still bathed in the blues.
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Katja Seidel (Austria)