A Year Along the Geostationary Orbit

A short film by Felix Dierich
Germany 2018, 16 min, colour, no dialogue

35786 km above Earth, travelling at more than 11000 km/h, Himawari-8, Japan's most advanced meteorological satellite, observes the Eastern Hemisphere day and night.

For one year we look through the eyes of the distant observer. From solstice to solstice, from pole to pole, from storm to storm we watch Earth's beauty and fragility, weather's wonders, forces and disasters - from space, it all looks miraculous.

Festivals/Screenings/Selections

CinemAmbiente Turino
Program Naturalia
June 1st 2018 - 16:45h - Cinema Massimo - World Premiere
June 3rd 2018 - 22:00h - Circulo Culturale Amantes
Hamburg International Short Film Festival
German Competition
June 7th 2018 - 19:45h - Zeise 1 - German Premiere
June 8th 2018 - 19:45h - 3001
June 8th 2018 - 20:00h - Filmraum
June 10th 2018 - 20:00h - "Lieblinge" jury's favourites - Zeise 2
Open-Air Filmfest Weiterstadt Film Programme Saturday
August 18th 2018 - 13:09h - Open Air Weiterstadt
Innsbruck Nature Film Festival Short Documentary Competition
Nominated for: Best Short Documentary
October 11th 2018 - Leokino Innsbruck
CineMare Kiel Short Film Competition
Nominated for the Science Communications Award
and the German Ocean Short Film Award
October 25th 2018 - Kino in der Pumpe
60. Nordische Filmtage Lübeck Filmforum
November 1st 2018 - 13:15h - CineStar 7
18. Flensburger Kurzfilmtage Short Film Competition
November 16th 2018 - 18:00h - Kino 51 Stufen
Honourable Mention of the jury Jury statement
Antarctis Film Festival Short Film Competition
January 2019 - Finnish Antarctic research station Aboa in Queen Maud Land in the Vestfjella Mountains - Antarctica Premiere
A festival in the USA (tba) Short Film Competition
2019 - more details tba soon! - US Premiere
Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg German Competition
March 15th 2019 - Leerer Beutel Filmgalerie
March 18th 2019 - Leerer Beutel Filmgalerie
Filmfest Dresden Special Programme "Hybride Transzendenzen"
April 2019 - tba
SEFF - Smaragdni Eco Film Festival Short Film Competition
June 21st - 28th 2019 - various places in Croatia and Serbia (travelling festival)
German short films - Catalogue 2019 Film page in online catalogue
"A Year Along the Geostationary Orbit" is one of 100 selected short films in the 2019 edition of the German short films catalogue.

Background / Information on the film and its making

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