Just Be

"Just Be" is a short movie about the art of living wide rather than living long.

"Life's short, they say. But...maybe it's just long enough, if you live it right."
This line from the movie is a variation of thoughts from the philosopher Seneca, who basically said, that if you live a fulfilled life, it doesn't matter, how long it lasts.

Reading his words left such a deep impression on me that I knew I had to make art out of his thoughts - especially in recent days, where everyone is always busy.

So I made this short movie about our daily struggles, about passions, the love for mother nature, about freedom and about living a fulfilled life.

Yes, it's two girls mountainbiking, but the message is transferable to everyone, no matter which activity you choose outdoors.

  • Susanna Kosa
    Director
  • Susanna Kosa
    Writer
  • Say Mahalo
    Producer
  • Alexa Hüni
    Key Cast
  • Claire Fiebig
    Key Cast
  • Nikolai Sevke
    Camera
  • Susanna Kosa
    Camera
  • Lo Rivera
    Voice Over Artist
  • Susanna Kosa
    Edit
  • Nina Latinovic
    Support
  • Arne Tympe
    Grading
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 17 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 7, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Italy
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital, sony alpha
  • Aspect Ratio:
    21:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Peugeot Drone Film Festival
    Pisa
    Italy
    November 24, 2017
    Finalist
Director Biography - Susanna Kosa

Susanna Kosa is a filmmaker based in Munich, Germany. Sanna is the founder of a creative collective and film production company called „SAY MAHALO“ and a passionate Allround - Filmmaker herself. Self-taught over 10 years, she develops storylines, writes concepts, shoots, directs and edits most of her films. Sanna directed the double „Paws & Wheels I and II“ in 2018 and 2019, which were very successful on Youtube and got both selected for film festivals all around the world, like the Adventure Reels in Australia & NZ or the „Bavarian Outdoor Film Festival“ and
also won several prices. She also enjoys helping NGO’s with their important work with visual content for free. Sanna’s goal and dream would be to work as a visual storyteller with meaningful films for National Geographic and sustainable outdoor companies.

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