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Beyound Boundaries - Brezmejno

BEYOND BOUNDARIES - Brezmejno is an essayistic roadmovie that tours the borders of Central Europe, taking in the people there. Aleš Šteger, the well-known Slovenian poet, wrote a lyrical text to accompany the film. It's a philosophical meditation on something we are not far from losing: Europe.

  • Peter Zach
  • Aleš Šteger
  • Peter Zach
  • Jana Cisar
  • Petra Seliškar, coproducer
    Key Cast
  • Nino De Gleria, Music
    Key Cast
  • Jelena Ždrale, Music
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 37 minutes
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    Croatian, Italian, Slovenian
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • MakeDox, 2016
    Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
    World Premier
  • International Film festival Trieste, 2017

  • International Film Festival Manheim-Heidelberg, 2016

  • Slovenian Film Festival, 2016

  • Internationales Dokumentarfilmfestival München, 2017
  • Diagonale Festival of Austrian Film, 2017

    March 30, 2017
Distribution Information
  • Petra Pan Film
  • jana cisar filmproduktion
    Country: Germany
Director Biography - Peter Zach

Peter Zach, born in Graz, Austria studied Sociology and Ethnology and took a media course at the Karl-Franzens University. In 1984 Peter co-founded the film journal BLIMP.
He worked as a camera man for ORF news and as a commisioning editor for the WDR’s “Aktuelle Stunde” show.
Zach has made numerous feature-length documentaries, including the documentary nominated Austria's best film in 1994: Malli – Artist in Residence, about the Vienna Jazz musician Walter Malli who works as house manager in the Schönbrunn Palace by day and makes music by night. Later he made “Aus der Mitte” in 1995, a film about young, artistic life in Berlin Mitte five years after the fall of the Wall. In 2000 Zach produced and directed “Der Abendlaender”, an essayistic documentary about the austrian “writer of writers” Helmut Eisendle. 2002 he worked on “Die Netzarbeiter”, a film about the development of start-up companies in Berlin at the end of the boom. They are followed by “A City named Desire” in 2007/2008 and „Bohemian is all Greek to me“ in 2012.
Zach made also countless short films, worked as a cameraman on “Carmina Burana” (2000) by Oliver Hermann and “Gilaven! Sing!” (2004) by Stephan Settele, and was executive producer of “This Year in Czernowitz” (2004) by Volker Koepp. Peter Zach was responsible for the script and executive production management of Sasha Waltz’s film “Allee der Kosmonauten”, which won the 1999 Grimme Prize, and, for the script to Othmar Schmiderer’s “Back to Africa” (2005/06). Zach has been a long term jury member for the Austrian Carl Mayer script prize from 1995 to 2004.
Peter Zach is living and working in Berlin as a writer, director and cameraman.

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