a film by Hannes Lang


Germany | 2019 | 30:00 min

Formal Categories

Human Interest Society Music

Content Categories

Documentary Short film
RIAFN is a cinematic journey into the soundscape of the Alps. Idiom, song, as well as calls and commands of farmers and shepherds are condensed to create a motion picture driven by local character and rhythm. Between artistic ideal and documentarian realism, the musical portrays a utopian site detached from the compulsive speed and accessibility of communication technology saturating modern life.
Vision du Reel
Silver Gentian Award for Best Artistic-Technical Contribution – Trento FF
Best Contribution to the NRW Competition – IFF Oberhausen
Best Cinematography – Flickers - Rhode Island IFF
New Orleans Film Festival
Sapporo Int. Short Film Festival
shnit Short Film Festival
PerSo Film Festival
Best Short Documentary – Innsbruck Nature Festival
Banff Centre Festival
Prize for the Special Film – Int Mountain Film Festival Tegernsee
Grand Prix – Eho Mountain Film Festival
Cork Film Festival
bbk mendi Film Festival
Honorary Mention – blicke Filmfestival des Ruhrgebiets
Asti Film Festival
Bamberger Kurzfilmtage

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
MiradasDoc Festival

Cast and Crew
  • Director Hannes Lang
  • Producer Mareike Wegener, Hannes Lang
  • Screenwriter Mareike Wegener
  • Director of Photography Jakob Stark
  • Sound Peter Rösner
  • Sound Design Peter Rösner
Production Company
Petrolio Film GmbH
Augustastr. 21, 51065 Köln
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