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At-A-Glance

Length: 9 mins

About this Piece

In this short experimental film, acclaimed German director, writer and producer Tom Tykwer takes a revelatory deep dive into a single image of a typical Berlin sidewalk, exploring the multifarious traces, backgrounds, and interconnections of human labor and industrial production, necessary for the manufacture of the objects and commodities that shape our everyday surroundings.

In this short experimental film, acclaimed German director, writer and producer Tom Tykwer takes a revelatory deep dive into a single image of a typical Berlin sidewalk, exploring the multifarious traces, backgrounds, and interconnections of human labor and industrial production, necessary for the manufacture of the objects and commodities that shape our everyday surroundings.