30.09. - 09.10.2021

I am Gentrifications: Confessions of a Scoundrel Switzerland 2017 | 96 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2017

Thomas Haemmerli

THOMAS HAEMMERLI (*1964) worked in ad agencies and for Swiss TV. Seven Dumpsters and a Corpse was shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG in 2007. I Am Gentrification: Confessions of a Scoundrel is his seventh film.

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DOCUMENTARY Thomas Haemmerli is Swiss and the son of a lawyer has had a chequered career: the army, squatter, student of law and philosophy, yuppie, ad man, TV correspondent and expat in South America. He has lived in a posh town house in Zürich, squats, flatshares, chic lofts, Paris attic apartments, Latin American Airbnb rooms and high-rise estates. Along the way, Haemmerli has developed a highly entertaining autobiographical film essay on the use of space, living situations, architecture, town planning and gentrification in the world's big cities.
Original title: Die Gentrifizierung bin ich: Beichte eines Finsterlings
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, German
Section: Veto!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Thomas Haemmerli
Screenplay: Thomas Haemmerli
Producer: Mirjam von Arx
Director of Photography: Stéphane Kuthy
Music: Peter Bräker
Production Design:
Editor: Daniel Cherbuin
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: ican films gmbh
Production: ican films gmbh in Koproduktion mit Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF)
Contact: Mirjam von Arx, ican films:


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