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NOT ME - A Journey with Not Vital

NOT ME — A Journey with Not Vital

Pascal Hofmann

Switzerland | 2020 | 1 h 18 min
German, Swiss German |
Subtitles: English
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An intriguing journey into the eventful life and creative transformation of the celebrated contemporary artist Not Vital, who was born in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. Long the well-known unknown” in his country, his work is highlighted in this film essay. The director, Pascal Hofmann, retraces the driving force behind a restless globetrotter through the themes in his work, his childhood dreams, and the influences of his favourite places to visit, including Beijing, Patagonia, Niger, Sent (the village of his birth), and New York.
Other festival:
Cologne Film Festival, German Camera Award, Germany (2020)
Director Pascal Hofmann
Production Franziska Reck
Cast Christoph Brünggel, Pascal Hofmann, Benny Jaberg, Bernhard Lehner, Marcel Vaid


Pascal Hofmann

Pascal Hofmann

Pascal Hofmann (Author, Director, co-Editor), was born 1977 in Flims Grisons, Switzerland. In 1997, he obtained a Diploma as a draughtsman in structural engineering. In 2002, he gained a Diploma Gestalterische Berufsmaturitätsschule Zürich. From 2003 to 2009, he studied film direction at Zürich University of Arts (ZHdK) and obtained the Diploma «Master of Arts in Film». In 2010, he premiered his first feature film Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense at Berlinale (Master diploma film). In 2011, he won the promotional art award of Kanton Grisons and was portraited as a filmmaker from Grisons in the book Bündner Kulturschaffende by Höneisen/​Brunner/​Andrea 2009. Since 2016, he directs the Hotel Arena Flims company. Pascal Hofmann lives and works in Zürich.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Jau ta dun la glina — Not Vital (2018)
Steinschlaf (2006)
Wintersong — a film on Dakota Suite (2006)

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