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Brief Future

OT: Kurze Zukunft

Doro Carl // Germany, 2015
Documentary Feature // FF2015



Große Bergstraße in the Hamburger district of Altona: the first pedestrian zone in Germany and the recurring playground for the ideas and visions of town planners and investors. Once envisioned as a boulevard with exclusive shops, the street went into decline and artists occupied the empty shops. Since its arrival in mid-2014, the inner-city branch of IKEA was designed to modernize and spruce up Große Bergstraße and encourage new ideas. The film accompanies the building of the furniture emporium from the ground-breaking ceremony up to its opening and asks locals, activists, shopkeepers and artists what has now changed with this gigantic project. Kurze Zukunft portrays a street between demolition and reawakening – and looks back at the failed attempts at upgrading of the past.


Doro Carl (*1962) studied visual communication at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg. Since 1995, she has been a member of the Frise exhibition centre. Her projects lie in the field of art and documentary. She also works as cameraperson and editor.



Kurze Zukunft

Documentary Feature


Hamburger Filmschau//FF2015



83 min


Doro Carl

dramaturgische Beratung: Elisabeth Rapp, Claudia Reiche

Dorothea Carl

Doro Carl

Doro Carl, Stefan Prehn

Umherschweifende Produzenten, Peter Imig, Kapitän Basilicos Angelos, Azem Haciti

c/o abbildungszentrum

Doro Carl: post@do-ca.de

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