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ABENDLAND: Q&A with Producer

Thursday 12th January, 2012

UK Premiere of multi-award winning Nikolaus Geyrhalter's subtly apocalyptic view of Western consumerism and decadence, intercut with those desperately trying to enter its borders.

Producer Lucy Ashton joined us for a Q&A.

Lucy Ashton is a freelance journalist and producer specialising in foreign affairs. She has worked for Al-Jazeera, BBC, Ch4 and the Financial Times among others. Lucy collaborated with Nikolaus Geyrhalter on Abendland to produce shoots in the UK, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain and Malta.

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"From the acclaimed director of 'Pripyat', 'Elsewhere' and 'Our Daily Bread', Abendland (in English, The West) is a brilliantly evocative film essay about the Western world, specifically its affluence and exclusiveness." -Hot Docs

Official Selection: Hot Docs 2011

Millenium Award: Planete Doc Festival