Zeit für Utopien

Wir machen es anders

Sustainability is the buzzword of our time. If you take the word seriously, it stands for rethinking and action - away from the stinginess is cool mentality, away from the disposable society and profit maximization. Although changes are also possible on a small scale, it often fails to implement sustainability in everyday life. "Zeit für Utopien" shows positive, life-affirming examples of how much can be achieved with ideas and a sense of community.

"Zeit für Utopien" was favourably received by our film jury with an average rating of 4.4 out of 6 stars. The jury particularly praised the thematic relevance of the film and the presentation of solutions based on existing projects.

Despite the many different perspectives the film illuminates, it does not manage to maintain a continuous arc of tension. For the most part, however, it offers stimulating entertainment. The film is solid in its craftsmanship and the journalistic implementation is serious and objective.

By focusing on the potential and advantages of a sustainable, cooperative approach, the film encourages the viewer to act independently. So if you are looking for a film that encourages and conveys a positive mood, we can warmly recommend "Zeit für Utopien".

Director(s): Kurt Langbein
Script: Kurt Langbein, Anna Katharina Wohlgenannt
Production: Kurt Langbein, Langbein & Partner
Music: Otto Lechner, Toni Burger
Actors: Petra Wähning, Werner und Martina Haase, Gi-Man Jeong, Ji-Young Moon, Dong-Joung Yim, Keum-Soon Kwak, Tae-Soo Yoon, Niko Paech, Frieda, Vanja und Stefan Salzmann, Helen Ruppert, Sabina Keller, Ulrike Herrmann, Richard Muyej Mangeze, Laura Gerritsen, Gérard Cazorla, Olivier Leberquier, Michel Liccia, Nadine Fiquet, Rim Hidri, Jean-Jacques Cornand, Joachim Bauer, Bas van Abel, Eric Yam, YueDong Zhao, Hyeong-Guk Kang, Kyung-Hee Kang, Peter Lassnig, Lorenz Glatz, Simon Wabwire, Michael Makoha, Betty Masinde, Paul Egessa
Year: 2018
Duration: 98 min
Our age recommendation: 14
Language (audio): German
Country of origin: Austria
Shooting Locations: Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Korea
Screening rights: Rise And Shine World Sales UG () | Langbein & Partner Media GmbH & Co KG (Switzerland, Germany)
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Main topic(s): Consumption + Alternatives Global Food Natural Resources & Mining
Secondary topics: organic postconsumptionism neighborhoods sufficiency cooperation growth
Mentions: utopia capitalism sustainability community spirit growth organic food urban living smartphone solidarity economy Hansalim Fairphone Unilever Group
Topic Page(s): Natural Resources & Mining Human Potential Positive Films


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