Newsreel 670 – Red Forests

by Nika Autor

Obzornik 670 – Rdeči gozdovi, 2022, documentary, experimental, film 16mm, 1,37:1 Academy, c, 16 min
Finished
SI

Dealing with the razor wire fence built on the fields and in the forests along the EU border, this is a film about forest as a political space. A place inscribed with the history of secret shelters and covert solidarity practices from various contexts, times, and eras.

director
Nika Autor
directors of photography
Jošt Franko, Nika Autor
film editor
Nika Autor
production
Obzorniška fronta
distribution
Obzorniška fronta
Nika Autor

Nika Autor undertook her BA and MA studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana and obtained her PhD in Practice at Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her practice is primarily based on experimental videos and documentary films, film essays, photography, collages, drawings and spatial video installations. Her works examines asylum and migration policies, workers’ rights and politics of memory. She is part of the collective Newsreel Front (Obzorniška Fronta), an informal collective of workers hailing from film theory and art practice fields.