A Treatise on Limnology
What do lakes contain? Landscape fluctuations and dying languages, literary utopias, bygone eras that flow to the future. How to grasp them? By exploring, comparing, connecting, going under, sinking in. What do you call the study of lakes? Limnology.
Director: Dane Komljen
Writers: Dane Komljen and James Lattimer
DoP: Jenny Lou Ziegel
Producer: Zsuzsanna Kiràly (Flaneur Films)
Co-producer: Montse Triola (Andergraun Films)
Funded by and awarded at
Jeonju Cinema Project 2018 - Special Mention
FIDLab 2018 - Kodak and Silverway Award
Medienboard Experimental Fund
Dane Komljen, born in 1986 in SFR Yugoslavia, is a Berlin based filmmaker. All the Cities of the North, his first feature, showed at more than 50 festivals and was theatrically released in USA since its premiere in 2016 at the Locarno Film Festival. Phantasiesätze, his last short, is showing at the Jeonju IFF.
James Lattimer is a film curator, critic and filmmaker who lives and works in Berlin. He started working at the Berlinale Forum in 2008 and joined their selection committee in 2011. He co-directed his first short film All Still Orbit with Dane Komljen in 2016, which was presented at numerous international festivals.