Fritz Ofner

Libya Hurra

Fritz Ofner’s documentary takes us right into the Libyan uprising against Muammar al-Gaddafi. It follows the young revolutionaries but stays behind the front line. Ofner is not interested in the cruelty of war nor in the protesting crowds which have become part of the Arab spring‘s iconography. He rather shows us interviews with individuals speaking about their motivations, hopes and dreams. And despite the „collateral damage“ caused by NATO bombs, optimism can be sensed . Finally they really reach Gaddafi‘s palace. Austria 2012 Regie: Fritz Ofner 70 min, DCP, Farbe, OmU