Finding Felix Project
- The Finding Felix Project
- Berlin, Germany
- The Finding Felix Project is a work for screen and publication from Katy Kavanaugh, a curator and filmmaker (katykavanaugh.weebly.com). Funding from Stanford University, The Freie Universität- Berlin and DAAD allowed her to return to the Berlin Film Festival's 35 year-old Generation (formerly Kinderfilmfest) to collect evidence of the directive impact that international films seen in childhood can have toward shaping the breadth of a person's view of the world and the decisions they make. This investigation focuses on one eleven year-old film festival-goer whom Kavanaugh met while serving on the Kinderfilmfest's international jury in 2001. Ten years later, Kavanaugh wants to know how a childhood full of international films influenced Felix's life so far. Meanwhile, with help from Media Consultant Tina Toepfel and Gintare Malinauskaite, PhD History at Humboldt Universität, Felix has been found and is now in post-production. To help meet its completion goal, please consider contributing via our fiscal sponsor, Cinefemme.net. https://cinefemme.net/projects/finding-felix/
Friday, April 6, 2012
Night fell on the hof (the courtyard in the middle of most apartment buildings in Berlin), a blue beam pierced the silent yard and brought viewers to the windows. Pippi Longstocking's face projected on a wall where only chipped paint had shown before. Guerrilla Dream Infusion struck for the first time, bringing impactful cinematographic memories to dreamers, big and small.
("Pippi Longstocking" in Taka Tuka Land http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0123111/)