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Thom

Thom

“Thom” is about the dancer Thom Fogarty, whose weight reached 350 pounds over the years. In this short multimedia video Thom talks about his life as a dancer, his struggle with weight, and how he still loves to perform.

director, cinematographer, editor Anja Hitzenberger
music Edward Ratliff

running time: 4 minutes
Trailer for “The Paris Film”

Trailer for “The Paris Film”

The Paris Film is a visual short story inspired by the work of Argentine writer Julio Cortázar. A woman staying in a friend’s apartment in Paris has a weekly routine: every Tuesday she goes to a photo-booth and takes a picture of herself. But then strange things start to happen.

directed by Anja Hitzenberger and Edward Ratliff
cinematography Anja Hitzenberger
music Edward Ratliff
story Edward Ratliff and Anja Hitzenberger
starring Jimena Paz

trailer running time: 1:29
film running time: 14:56

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The Bear

The Bear

A polar bear dancing under water; commissioned by Guta Hedewig for her performance piece "Menagerie"

RIP big — he passed away in June 2011 (Central Park Zoo).

director, cinematographer, editor Anja Hitzenberger
music Edward Ratliff

film running time: 3:43
Mimi & Ákos

Mimi & Ákos

A man, a woman, a baby and a dining table

stop-motion film

directed by Anja Hitzenberger, in collaboration with Michaela and Ákos Hargitay
music Edward Ratliff

film running time: 3:29
Animal Life

Animal Life

director, cinematographer, editor Anja Hitzenberger
performance concept Mariangela Lopez

excerpt running time: 1:46