In the air / The invention of Dr. Nakamats

Part of: Movies and performances at Strelka

Date:
04.08.2010
Format:
Screenings

FILMS OF KINOTEATR.DOC AT STRELKA

In the air

USA 2009, 22 min

directed by Lisa Johnson

April works in a scrap yard in southeast Ohio. Daphany waits for customers at the window of a fast food outlet. Lee spends all day waiting for school to end. At circus school, they dance, swing, flip, leap. Where to go, when the future is a long way off?

The invention of Dr. Nakamats

Dania 2009, 57 min

directed by Kaspar Astrup Schroder

Dr. Nakamats is a cult figure in Japan and a famous inventor with over 3400 patents. He is about to celebrate his 80th birthday, still feeling young and full of energy. He is convinced that he will live to be 144 years old. But how will Dr. Nakamats reach this goal? The film follows this extraordinary Japanese celebrity on his life-prolonging mission whilst delving into new inventions.