SEPTEMBER 15-19, 2018

THE GREEN LIE

Austria, 2018, 97 min
Production: e&a film
Languages: German, English, Indonesian, Portuguese
Format: DCP

Scriptwriter: Werner Boote
Director: Werner Boote
DoP: Dominik Spritzendorfer, Mario Hötschl
Composer: Marcus Nigsch
Editing: Gernot Grassl, Roland Buzzi
Producers: Markus Pauser, Erich Schindlecker
Cast: Werner Boote, Kathrin Hartmann, Noam Chomsky, Raj Patel

Environmentally friendly electric cars, sustainably produced food, fair production: the big companies would have us believe that we can save the world just by buying the right stuff. But this is a widespread and dangerous lie. How can fight it?

Werner Boote

Born in Vienna in 1965. He started working as a grip and then studied theatre, media and sociology at the University of Vienna and Vienna Film Academy. His early films focus on music, later ones on environmental issues. His first documentary “Plastic Planet” screened in over 80 countries. In “Population Boom”, he called for fair distribution of resources. He has lived in Amsterdam (1993-2002), then in Vienna.

2018 The Green Lie
2015 Everything Under Control
2015 Orient in the Occident (TV)
2013 Population Boom
2012 Music in the Air (TV)
2010 Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Austria (TV)
2009 Plastic Planet
2009 The Mythology of the Ring (TV)
2005 Welcome Benedikt: The Pope and Marktl on the Inn (TV)
2004 Dance on the Spot (TV)