Frankfurt am Main | 13 – 20 October 2024

Vom Duft der Roten Beete und den Menschen die ewig leben

A scientist discovers the key to immortality: the scent of beetroot. Through its excessive use, an impenetrable magenta atmosphere soon envelops the entire planet. Immortality spreads like a virus: death is not only avoidable, but impossible. In real interviews, the inhabitants talk about their lives in this dystopian utopia.


Film Info


Vom Duft der Roten Beete und den Menschen die ewig leben
Color Format
  • Colour



  • Maren Wiese

    Born in 1990, Maren Wiese completed her higher education in 2009 and moved to Düsseldorf in order to work at the dance theatre “tanzhaus nrw” as a production assistant and intern of the stage department. In 2013 she started her bachelor studies in Applied Theatre Science at the University of Giessen. After working on several film projects with the choreographer and artist Janina Arendt she completed her studies in 2013 and moved to Hamburg to work on other short film projects. In 2014 she moved to Kassel and began her studies of Visual Communication. She graduated with honors in 2022.

  • Petra Stipetić

    Petra Stipetić is a qualified sculptor & educator who professionalised her love of storytelling in her animation studies in Kassel. Since then, she has produced award-winning short films that have been screened at festivals worldwide. She has been a lecturer in Animation & Visual Storytelling since 2022.

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