Still Burning

Documentary Series – Director & Drone Pilot – 2020

Capitalism and Criticism

Hard coal arrives in the port of Hamburg and is mined about 6000 km further east in Russia. In the Kuzbass region in southern Siberia, entire landscapes and villages are blown up for open-cast mining. Who benefits from the destruction and what criticism is voiced against it? The film shows how people in Kuzbass defend themselves against the fatal effects of mining and the repression by the state. The film shows how people in Kuzbass defend themselves against the fatal effects of mining and the repression by the state.

Climate Justice and Solidarity

Spring 2020 in Germany: It’s dry, everyone knows about the consequences of the climate crisis. Nevertheless, the German government is negotiating a law to phase out coal in 2038. All those who are fighting for climate justice are clear: we need to phase out coal immediately, and no new unit at the Datteln hard coal-fired power plant may be connected to the grid this summer. The film shows how activists in Germany are working to stop coal imports. They protest in solidarity with all those people who defend their homes against mining in the mining regions.

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