Marie-Catherine Theiler & Jan Peters – Time’s Up (Germany 2009, 15:00 mins.)

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While the makers are expecting a baby, they get into a car crash. This confronts them with the finiteness of their existence and makes them realize that their life is much too hectic. What follows is a humoristic quest for the meaning of time and ways to manage it most efficiently.

BIO: Marie-Catherine Theiler was born in 1976 in Luzern. She studied Theater and Journalism at the University of Bern and Fribourg/ CH, assistant lecturer at the Institut of Theater Sciences, Bern. From 1997 to 2000 she worked as actor and assistant on theater productions in Bern (Stadttheater Bern, Schlachthaus-Theater Bern, Hochschule der darstellenden Kunste Bern). From 2000 to 2005 she studied at ESBA, University of Fine Arts, Geneva, section film. In 2005/06 master class at ESBA Genf, professors Claudio Pazienza and Jean-Louis Comolli, assistant lecturer at the HEAD (old ESBA), section film Geneva, in 2008 Grant for Berlin of the Kulturkommission Zentralschweiz.

Jan Peters was born in Hannover in 1966, studied at Hamburg Art Institut (HfbK); he co-founded the filmmakers group ABBILDUNGSZENTRUM (since 1994). Besides short and feature films Jan peters although creates radiophonic plays and participates in art exhibitions. Lives and works in Berlin.