LIFE SIZE MEMORIES
"Elephants in Frames"
DVD RELEASE
MAY 2014
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DerStandard at. TV-Programm für Donnerstag, 1. Mai
Tag der Arbeit - Wien am 1. Mai. Menschen & Mächte: Der 1. Mai. Ein Feiertag macht Geschichte, Von der Gründerzeit zum Gemeindebau, Radio-Geschichte(n) erzählt von Teddy Podgorski, Alles ist Architektur, Augustin TV: Grundeinkommen, Shoppen, Life Size Memories, African Queen, Die Lincoln-Verschwörung, Workingman's Death

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES ON ORF III MAY 1st 2014 at 21:50
ORFIII - Spezial zum 1. Mai
Life Size Memories
Wiederholung am
02.05.2014, 15:25

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MAY 2014 - RELEASE OF LIFE SIZE MEMORIES DVD
The DVD will be available in English, French and German. The television version of the film "ELEPHANTS IN FRAMES" (52 min) is included in the DVD.

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES ON ORF 2 APRIL 13 2014
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES will be aired on Sunday April 13 2014 at 23:05 on Austrian Television ORF 2. Sonntag, 13.04.2014 Life Size Memories Der Film begleitet Klaus Reisinger und Frédérique Lengaigne, zwei ehemalige Fotojournalisten (Kriegsberichterstatter), durch Südost-Asien. Ihre lebensgroßen Porträtfotos von Elefanten machen deren individuelles Schicksal sichtbar und fangen die Persönlichkeit der Tiere ein. Wie Menschen Tiere behandeln sagt gleichviel über ihre kulturellen Werte aus wie über die Tiere selbst. Im Fall des Umgangs mit Elefanten, so glauben die Filmemacher, können die Tiere für sich selbst sprechen. Im Unterschied zu andern Dokumentarfilmern erzählen Reisinger und Lengaigne die Geschichte der Elefanten mit so wenigen Worten wie möglich.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 BONNE ANNÉE
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 BONNE ANNÉE

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LIFE-SIZE ELEPHANT PHOTOGRAPHS EXHIBIT IN THE BURMESE CAPITAL DECEMBER 2013
Thirty life-sized elephant photographs are on display in the National Zoo in the Burmese capital, Naypyidaw, during the SEA (South-East Asia) Games on December 2013.

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ECOFALANTE ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014
The film "Life Size Memories", by Klaus Reisinger and Frédérique Lengaigne, has been pre-selected for the 3rd Ecofalante Environmental Film Festival, that will take place in São Paulo, Brazil, on March, 2014.

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HISTORICAL ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD
for ‘LIFE SIZE MEMORIES’ at the 2013 Japan Wildlife Film Festival.

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MARISA CACCIALANZA AWARD
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES WINS THE "MARISA CACCIALANZA AWARD" OF THE XVII GRAN PARADISO FILM FESTIVAL!!! La giuria tecnica, presieduta dal noto etologo Danilo Mainardi, ha assegnato il Premio Marisa Caccialanza (pari a Euro 1.500): “Life size memories” (Ricordi a grandezza naturale) di Frederique Lengaigne e Klaus Reisinger (Austria 2012). Motivazione: Film a tratti spietato, duro e violento, ma proprio per questo capace di risvegliare sentimenti di amore e di compassione per una natura forte e libera che rischia di diventare soltanto un “ricordo a grandezza naturale”. Straordinario e commovente il gesto di consolazione della madre per il figlio torturato. The jury, presided over by renowned ethologist Danilo Mainardi, has awarded the following prize: - Marisa Caccialanza Award (Euro 1,500): "Life size memories" (Remember-size) of Frederique Lengaigne and Klaus Reisinger (Austria 2012). Motivation: Movies at times ruthless, hard and rough, but that is capable of awakening feelings of love and compassion for a strong and free nature that is likely to become only a "life-sized memory." Extraordinary and moving gesture of consolation of the mother for her son tortured.

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FLAGSTAFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL 2013.
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES in OFFICIAL SELECTION of the FLAGSTAFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL 2013. The festival will take place October 9th-13th, 2013 in Flagstaff, Arizona. Life Size Memories' screening will take place Fri. Oct. 11 at 3:30 pm.

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FLAGSTAFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL 2013.
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES has been selected for the FLAGSTAFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL 2013. The Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival highlights a collection of the most inspiring and thought-provoking social, environmental, and adventure-related outdoor films from around the world. The festival will take place October 9th-13th, 2013 in Flagstaff, Arizona. Life Size Memories' screening will take place Fri. Oct. 11 at 3:30 pm.

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ANIMAL FILM FESTIVAL IN SUNCHEON 2013
The screening of LIFE SIZE MEMORIES will be on Friday Aug. 23rd at 19:00 and RED VELVET on Saturday Aug. 24th at 11:00.

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XVII GRAN PARADISO FILM FESTIVAL - TROFEO STAMBECCO D'ORO
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES (Ricordi a grandezza naturale) MARTEDÌ 27 ore 21 prima proiezione - TUESDAY, AUGUST 27 at 21:00. FIRST SHOW - MARDI 27 AOÛT à 21H00. Première projection. Le proiezioni si terranno contemporaneamente in tutte le sedi

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GREEN SCREEN WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL 2013
Since 2007, the idyllic town of Eckernförde on the Baltic coast hosts the International Wildlife Film Festival GREEN SCREEN each year in September. Meanwhile, it has grown to become the largest annual wildlife film festival in Europe. The festival will take place in Eckernförde from Sept. 5 to 9, 2013. LIFE SIZE MEMORIES will play on Sat. Sept. 7, 2013 at 11:30 Download program and catalogue on festival website: www.greenscreen-festival.de

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JAPAN WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL 2013
JAPAN WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL 2013 日本野生生物映画祭2013 アジア象の物語 LIFE SIZE MEMORIES / 118分 アジアゾウの姿を追いかける、2人の元報道カメラマン。「動物たちの運命と、文化の違いがどのように関係しているのか」。彼らは、1999年にビルマ西部で撮影したゾウたちを皮切りに、東南アジア各国のゾウの一生を映し出す。映像を通して、ゾウたちの埋もれていた過去の悲劇が、浮き彫りになってゆく。 統括 クラウス・ライゼンジャー 制作 クラウス・ライゼンジャー  フレデリック・ランガイニュ 演出 クラウス・ライゼンジャー  フレデリック・ランガイニュ 撮影 クラウス・ライゼンジャー 製作 R2フィルムス 監修 太田裕久 翻訳 足立真希

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ANIMAL FILM FESTIVAL IN SUNCHEON 2013
순천만세계동물영화제에는 온가족이 모두 즐겁게 볼 수 있는 영화들도 많이 있지만 동시에 동물들의 삶에 대해 더 깊이 이해하고 지구를 나누어 쓰는 동물들에 대한 인식을 새롭게 하는 기회도 가져 보고자 합니다. 그래서 준비한 '리얼리티 테일스 (Reality Tails)' 섹션! <지구생명체 Earthlings> USA | 감독 숀 몬손 Shaun MONSON <프로젝트 님 Project Nim> UK | 감독 제임스 마쉬 James MARSH <소의 일생 A Cow's Life> France | 감독 엠마누엘 그라 Emmanuel GRAS <고양이 춤 Dancing Cat> South Korea |감독 윤기형 YUN Ki Hyung <붉은 벨벳 Red Velvet> France | 감독 프레데릭 렁개뉴, 클라우스 라이싱거 Frédérique LENGAIGNE & Klaus REISINGER 여러분은 이 가운데 어떤 영화에 관심이 많으세요?

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NINE LIFE SIZE ELEPHANT PHOTOGRAPHS INSTALLED IN LUDWIGSBURG FOR NATURVISION 2013
LIFE SIZE elephant photographs have been installed on Schiller Square in Ludwigsburg prior to the NaturVision Film Festival 2013. The Festival will take place from July 18 to 21 in Ludwigsburg. The film "LIFE SIZE MEMORIES" won last year GRAND PRIX at the Festival.

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ANIMAL FILM FESTIVAL IN SUNCHEON 2013
"LIFE SIZE MEMORIES" is in the official selection for ANFFIS, the ANIMAL FILM FESTIVAL IN SUNCHEON, Korea, in the category "Close-up:Showbiz Animals". ANFFIS will be held in Sucheon from August 22 to 26, 2013

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"LIFE SIZE MEMORIES" will be shown on July 20th at 20:00 in Ludwigsburg during the NaturVision Film Festival 2013
On Saturday 20th, at 20.00, the movie "Life Size Memories" by Klaus Reisinger and Frederique Lengaigne will be shown again in the small house of the Central Theatre. "LIFE SIZE MEMORIES won last year's "NaturVision Grand Prix".

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PROPHOTO online »be careful« - Umweltfotofestival »horizonte zingst« 25. Mai bis 2. Juni 2013
Open-Air-Installation | Jordanstraße Elefanten – Überleben in XXL Wenn Besucher über die Jordanstraße zum Kunsthallenhotel »Vier Jahreszeiten« fahren, werden sie von einer Elefantenherde in Originalgröße begleitet. Der in Paris lebende Fotograf und Filmemacher Klaus Reisinger hat diese beeindruckenden Dokumente geschaffen. Auch dieser Teil der Bildpräsentation steht unter dem Motto »be careful«, mit dem auf Bedrohungsszenarien in der Tierwelt aufmerksam gemacht werden soll.

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ANIMAL FILM FESTIVAL IN SUNCHEON 2013
will show RED VELVET during the festival in Suncheon, Korea, in the category "Animals Close-up". ANFFIS will be held in Sucheon from August 22 to 26, 2013

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GRAN PARADISO FILM FESTIVAL 2013
Life Size Memories has been selected to participate in the International Competition section of the XVII Gran Paradiso Film Festival, which will take place in Cogne, Italy from the 26th to the 31st of August 2013.

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KLAUS REISINGER'S LIFE SIZED ELEPHANT PHOTOGRAPHS
on display in Zingst, Germany, during the Horizonte Photo Festival from May 25 to June 2, 2013.

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GREEN SCREEN WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL 2013
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES has been selected for the GREEN SCREEN Festival 2013. The 7th Wildlife Film Festival will take place in Eckernförde, Germany, September 5-9, 2013.

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tvi24
«The Hunter», «The Cove» e «Life Size Memories» foram alguns dos filmes exibidos no certame. 22/04/2013 A responsável pela componente de palestras e workshops da segunda edição do Madeira Film Festival, Elsa Gouveia, considerou que a iniciativa foi «um êxito» e «excedeu as expectativas». 'The Hunter', 'The Cove' and 'Life Size Memories "were some of the films shown at the event 22/04/2013 The person in charge of lectures and workshops of the second edition of the Madeira Film Festival, Elsa Gouveia, considered that the initiative was "a success" and "exceeded expectations."

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JAPAN WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL 2013
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES Title in JAPANESE: アジア象の物語

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HORIZONTE ZINGST PHOTO FESTIVAL 2013
Klaus Reisinger's elephant Life-Sized photographs will be on display in Zingst, Germany, during the Horizonte Zingst Photo Festival 2013 from May, 25 to June 2nd, 2013. Wenn Besucher über die Jordanstraße zum Kunsthallenhotel »Vier Jahreszeiten« fahren, werden sie von einer Elefantenherde in Originalgröße begleitet. Der in Paris lebende Fotograf und Filmemacher Klaus Reisinger hat diese beeindruckenden Dokumente geschaffen. Auch dieser Teil der Bildpräsentation steht unter dem Motto »be careful«, mit dem auf Bedrohungsszenarien in der Tierwelt aufmerksam gemacht werden soll.

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REEL EARTH FILM FESTIVAL 2013
OFFICIAL SELECTION LAURELS. The feather used is the tail feather from the extinct native NZ bird, the Huia, last seen in the mountains near Palmerston North. The Huia tail feather was traditionally given by Maori as a token of respect or status. The Huia feather is one of the symbols of Reel Earth, and the grand prix winner receives a bronze sculpture of the Huia Feather by one of New Zealand’s most reknowned sculptors, Paul Dibble.

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JAPAN WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL 2013
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES IN OFFICIAL SELECTION AT JAPAN WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL 2013. The festival will be held from the August 8th to 11th, 2013, in Toyama at the Toyama International Conference Center.

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REEL EARTH ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL NEW ZEALAND 2013
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES in official selection, will be screened at Reel Earth 2013. The festival will take place in Palmerston North June 14-22 2013.

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MADEIRA FILM FESTIVAL 2013
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES screening will be on Friday, April 19th 2013 at 2pm at the Teatro Municipal Baltazar Dias.

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39. INTERNATIONALES FILMWOCHENENDE
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES IN OFFICIAL SELECTION OF 39. INTERNATIONALES FILMWOCHENENDE FESTIVAL IN WÜRZBURG, GERMANY, FROM MARCH 14 TO 17, 2013.

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES IS IN THE OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE MADEIRA FILM FESTIVAL 2013
EDUCATIONAL PROJECT. APRIL 15 to 21 IN MADEIRA, PORTUGAL.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013 - BONNE ANNEE 2013!!!

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BEST PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD at 10th MATSALU Film Festival in Estonia.
“Life Size Memories” won “Best Photography” award in category “Man and Nature” at the 10th Matsalu Nature Film Festival in Estonia. The festival took place September 12 to 13, 2012.

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MYANMAR TIMES - AUG. 13 - 19,2012
“The film is an effort to show elephants from their point of view. To show what it is to be an elephant. ‘In True Colours’ means how they really are, not how we, humans, see them,” Mr Reisinger told The Myanmar Times in an email interview.

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES AT SCHÖNBRUNNER TIERGARTEN in Vienna.
September 19, 2012 at 19:15 at the Orang.erie. Life Size Memories erforscht das Leben "zahmer" Elefanten in Burma, Thailand, Indien und Sri Lanka, um herauszufinden, wie verschiedene Kulturen die Schicksale der Tiere und ihre Zukunft beeinflussen. Zwei ehemalige Fotojournalisten beschreiben auf ihrer Resie durc Südostasien mit lebensgroßen Portaitsfotos die individuellen Schicksale der Elefanten und zeigen ihre unterschiedlichen Persönlichkeiten.

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ELEVEN - Myanmar - July 30, 2012
Asian elephant documentary hits European silver screens. Life Size Memories, a documentary about the lives of elephants in Myanmar, Thailand, India, and Sri Lanka, has been screened in some European countries. Directed by former photojournalists Klaus Reisinger and Frédérique Lengaigne and produced by R2 Films, the documentary has been screened in Austria and France since May. It is also planned to be screened in other film festivals, including the ones in Myanmar.

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DEUTSCHLAND
NaturVision crowns its champions ... "The NaturVision Grand Prix goes to "Life Size Memories" by Klaus Reisinger and Frederique Lengaigne. The impressively photographed documentary from Austria is concerned with the fate of domesticated elephants in Asia. The jury's statement reads: "Picture rhythm, original sound and music match perfectly, the commentary is limited to the extreme: discreet but effective - the viewer feels drawn deeper into the film with each new image. The way Klaus Reisinger and Frederique Lengaigne let us witness the plight of Asian elephants is at the same time depressing and fascinating."

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BIETIGHEIMER ZEITUNG online
The NaturalVision festival awards were presented Saturday to the winners at the Caligari cinema in Ludwigsburg. Prizes were awarded in several categories, including a special prize of the city. ... The Grand Prix was awarded to "LIFE SIZE MEMORIES" by Klaus Reisinger and Frederique Lengaigne. The directors of this remarkably filmed Austrian documentary were interested in the plight of domesticated elephants in Asia ...

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES GRAND PRIX NATURVISION FILM FESTIVAL 2012
"LIFE SIZE MEMORIES", a film by Klaus Reisinger and Frédérique Lengaigne, won the GRAND PRIX at NaturVision Film Festival 2012 in Ludwigsburg.

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DER STANDARD - June 2, 2012 - article by Martin Balluch
"...The film LifeSize Memories does not moralize . It also does not document the fate of elephants according to objective criteria. Rather, it lets the elephants speak for themselves, shows their situation, the contradictions embedded in real life, from the standpoint of the people as well as that of the animals concerned. We are not spared from forming our own opinion." http://derstandard.at/13385584919

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES NOMINATED
AT NATURVISION FILM FESTIVAL IN LUDWIGSBURG, GERMANY from July 5 to 8, 2012.

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KRONE ZEITUNG - MAY 24, 2012
"Breathtaking close up images when the camera focuses on the soft eyes of the giants and let us sense for an instant their elephantine soul."

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KURIER - MAY 24, 2012
"The most moving elephant movie in film history."

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OE1.ORF.at.Kultur
Klaus Reisinger's radio interview on May 24, 2012
...Reisinger explains in the film very little about the background, the meaning and use of the elephant but rather leave the animals speak for themselves. He took more than 150 portraits - amazing photographs. Inspired by Edward Curtis, he wanted to give back some dignity to the elephants. ... Klaus Reisinger's film "Life Size Memories" is a visually stunning documentary.

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ORF A.VISO MAY 2012
"Life Size Memories": Elephants close-up - documentary co-financed by ORF. For four years, former war photographers Klaus Reisinger and Frederique Lengaigne have been following elephants in Burma, India, Thailand and Sri Lanka. They bring us life-size photographs of the animals, and the documentary "Life Size Memories" - unusual portraits of elephants and their biographies that are rooted in the cultural, economic, and religious traditions of their region of origin.

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NEWS MAGAZINE May 2012
The Last of Their Kind.
Nature filmmakers Frederique Lengaigne and Klaus Reisinger portrait elephants in Burma and show us a world which does not exist any longer anywhere else in Asia.

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FREIZEIT - KURIER May 19, 2012
SAD GIANTS by andreas russ-bovelino. Elephants in some regards are even more intelligent than apes. They have a life expectancy that is similar to ours, their memories and experiences reflect in the nature of their being, in their wrinkled faces and in their eyes. This is what Reisinger originally wanted to capture in large-format photographic portraits - the fact that it has also become a film is a fortunate coincidence.

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SKIP DAS KINOMAGAZIN MAY 2012
Life Size Memories
Beast of burden, tourist attraction, status symbol and object of worship: How do cultures and traditions influence the fate of domesticated and wild elephants throughout Southeast Asia?
...The Experiment is a success. The images of Life Size Memories come across: sometimes indescribably brutal when the spirit of the animal is broken to use them as slave labor, or if they are abused as status symbols in a different way in Kerala, India. To generate empathy for the vulnerable giant is the goal of the filmmakers. It should serve as a base for respect and protection. After all, maybe movies can make the world a better place. Text: Dina Maestrelli

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES on FACEBOOK

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES PREMIERE
On May 22nd, 2012 at KÜNSTERHAUSKINO Akademiestraße 13 - 1010 VIENNA - Austria

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35TH IWFF INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES FINALIST

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ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL
Washington D.C. Premiere LIFE SIZE MEMORIES Elephant memories become palpable while life size photographs reveal the individuals behind the collective and shapeless face of the species. Shot and edited over the course of four years, the film explores the lives of individual captive elephants in Burma, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka... MARCH 23 7:00 PM Directed by: Klaus Reisinger & Frederique Lengaigne Venue: National Zoological Park Ticket/Reservation Info

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TALES OF PLANET EARTH
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES (2011) Klaus Reisinger & Frédérique Lengaigne (120 min., color, Blu-Ray, US) Sunday, March 25, 2012, 3 p.m. The Marquee Theater at Union South Too often we view wild animals as generic representatives of their species. But Life Size Memories attempts to change all that, discovering individual beings that stand out on their own terms. The film follows as two experienced war photojournalists train their lenses on captive elephants in war zones across southeast Asia to create life-sized photographic portraits of these individuals. What do these portraits augur for the fate of the elephant? Reisinger and Lengaigne's beautiful film travels to four different nations to find a complicated answer -- that regional variations in both human and elephant cultures will ultimately determine which individuals live and which become mere faded memories.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012

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9-11 WORLD TRADE CENTER ANNIVERSARY
On 9/11 2001, Klaus Reisinger photographed the site of the World Trade Center minutes after the towers collapsed.

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MONTANA CINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES WORLD PREMIERE AT THE 8TH ANNUAL MONTANA CINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN MISSOULA MONTANA OCT. 17-23 2011.

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BE - 11 SEPTEMBRE 2001 "J'étais le premier photographe sur les lieux"
KLAUS REISINGER Photoreporter de guerre, était de passage à New York le jour des attentats. Dix ans plus tard, il se remémore cette journée historique. Le 11 septembre 2001, je me trouvais complètement par hasard à New York. Je ne travaillais déjà plus comme photographe: après dix ans passés à couvrir toutes les guerres, du Rwanda à l'Afghanistan en passant par l'Irak et le Congo, j'avais décidé de tourner la page. J'étais arrivé la veille aux Etats-Unis pour signer le contrat d'un documentaire animalier en préparation. Mais ce matin-là, à 8h46, tout à basculé.

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NEWS Magazine (Austria) "MEIN 9/11" Das Document des Grauens
Noch nie gesehene Fotos, noch nie gehörte Schilderungen. Das Protokoll eines österreichischen Fotografen. Fotos und Text: Klaus Reisinger

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POLKA GALERIE: IN MEMORIAM Vernissage 8 septembre 2011 New York - New York 10 Septembre-05 Novembre 2011
Entre témoignage et hommage, l’exposition collective «New York – New York » revient, dix ans après, sur le plus grand attentat de l’Histoire. Tout commence le 9 septembre 2001. Le commandant Massoud, opposant à Oussama Ben Laden, est assassiné en Afghanistan. Reza, grand ami de Massoud, avait réalisé en 1985 le célèbre portrait du «Lion du Panshir». Le 11 septembre 2001, le vol 175 de la United Airlines se brise sur la Tour Sud du World Trade Center. Depuis 20 minutes, les journalistes commentaient le premier crash sur la tour Nord, croyant à un accident. Un silence glacé s’impose dans les rédactions : la nation américaine est attaquée. Un effroi qu’expriment les photos de Robert Clark : quatre clichés pris depuis le toit de son immeuble à Brooklyn : le photographe enregistre, stoïque, l’attaque. Quelques instants plus tard, Klaus Reisinger puis Allan Tannenbaum sont au pied des Tours. Dans une ambiance de chaos, les photographes offrent au monde un témoignage puissant. Les Tours sont tombées, les rues sont plongées dans l’obscurité, étouffées par la cendre, il ne reste que des ruines qui se dressent telles des cathédrales. Dans les débris les pompiers appellent: « Hello, is anybody there ? Hello ?». Ils sont les nouveaux héros de la nation. Dix années ont passé, la ville a gardé ses stigmates. Dix années durant lesquelles le photographe français, Jean-Michel Turpin, a suivi la convalescence de New York et des New-Yorkais. Le rêve est revenu, le patriotisme est resté, et les pompiers sont toujours des héros. En 2011, Ethan Levitas a photographié les passants de Ground Zero. Ceux qui font de New York une ville encore plus forte, encore plus fière. Pour l’exposition, Ethan Levitas réalise une installation photographique, monument aux morts, aux rescapés, à New York.

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FRANCE24 - 11 SEPTEMBRE - AU PLUS PRES DU WORLD TRADE CENTER
Photographe et documentariste, Klaus Reisinger se trouve par hasard à New York lorsque le plus grand attentat terroriste de l’Histoire frappe les États-Unis, le 11 septembre 2001. Il fut l’un des premiers photographes au pied du World Trade Center. "Si j’avais pu traverser le pont de Brooklyn quelques minutes auparavant, je serais toujours sous les décombres du World Trade Center"... Heureusement, Klaus Reisinger, photographe autrichien, ne peut se faufiler entre les barrages de police installés en urgence à la sortie du pont de Brooklyn, à New York, au moment où la deuxième tour s'écroule, ce matin du 11 septembre 2001. Profitant du chaos et de la stupeur générale, il échappe à la vigilance policière pour être l’un des premiers à arriver sur les lieux.

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POLKA MAGAZINE #14 publishes Klaus Reisinger's photographs of the World Trade Center for 10-year-anniversary.
On 9/11 2001, Klaus Reisinger photographed the site of the World Trade Center minutes after the towers collapsed. On the 10-year-anniversary of the terrorist attack, Polka Magazine publishes his pictures in the # 14 issue.

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LIFE SIZE MEMORIES COMING SOON
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES, a film by Klaus Reisinger and Frederique Lengaigne will be released this autumn.

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IN US AND CANADA, AURORA PHOTOS DISTRIBUTE 9.11 PHOTOGRAPHS
In the United States and Canada, Klaus Reisinger's photographs of the World Trade Center on 9.11.2001 are distributed by AURORA photos.

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SIGNATURES DISTRIBUTE WORLD TRADE CENTER PHOTOGRAPHS
Klaus Reisinger's WORLD TRADE CENTER photographs are distributed by SIGNATURES

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September 11 TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY
On September 11, 2001, Klaus Reisinger is in Brooklyn when the first plane hits the World Trade Center. He borrows an old Nikon F2 from a friend and runs across the Brooklyn Bridge towards the smoke. In the deserted ruins, he finds two firemen and a student who are searching for survivors minutes after the towers collapsed.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2010
BEST WISHES FOR 2010

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TEGERNSEE INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL
The Tegernsee Mountain Film Festival is a competitive international event, bringing the best films on mountains and their spirit of adventure to the heart of the Bavarian Alps. The festival provides a forum for filmmakers to meet and exchange ideas. Festival Dates October 21 - 25, 2009 RED VELVET on Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 13H00

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2009
Best Wishes for 2009

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FICA X - 2008
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: RED VELVET FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA E VIDEO AMBIENTAL. FICA 2008

to FICA X 

 
LIFE SIZE MEMORIES
ELEPHANT PORTRAITS BY KLAUS REISINGER LIFE SIZE MEMORIES exhibit: Studio 4x5, 33 avenue Faidherbe 93100 MONTREUIL tel: 06 74 76 76 76

ELEPHANT POWER 

 
RED VELVET short listed at the 6th KATHMANDU INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL.
KATHMANDU INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL. FESTIVAL DATE: 11-15 December 2008. The festival screens the lost recent films about mountains, mountain environment, mountain cultures and communities from various corners of the world. KIMFF is dedicated to exploring the diverse and complexe ways in which human beings relate to mountains. RED VELVET screening: Friday December 11, 2008 at 11:00 am at NEPAL Tourism Board.

KIMFF 

 
FICA SPECIAL JURY PRICE
RED VELVET won the SPECIAL JURY PRICE at FICA - INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO in Goias, Brazil. "O júri oficial, composto pelo cineasta João Batista de Andrade (presidente), Phillipe Dubois (professor de cinema na Sorbonne, França), Daniele Gaglianone (diretor de cinema, Itália), André trigueiro (ambientalista e jornalista), Vladimir Carvalho (cineasta), Evaldo Mocarzel (cineasta) e Laerte Guimarães (pesquisador do CNPq e professor da UFG), decidiram conceder Prêmio Especial do Júri ao filme Veludo Vermelho, dirigido por Klaus Reisinger, da França."

www.fica.art.br 

 
ARTE 360° LE REPORTAGE GEO BROADCAST RED VELVET on October 13th, 2007 at 21:40.
under the title "LES CERFS AUX BOIS DE VELOURS" on ARTE France and under the title "DIE MILLIONEN-DOLLAR HIRSCHE" on ARTE Germany. Further broadcasts on October 14th, 2007 at 14:55 and on Tuesday, October 16th at 14:00.

www.arte.tv 

 
RED VELVET FINALIST AT JACKSON HOLE WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL. October 2007
RED VELVET Finalist in the People and Animal Category. RED VELVET was selected by the Preliminary Judging Panel as a finalist for the 2007 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival competition. Screening takes place at the theater on the 4th of October 2007 at 01:00 PM. Final judging will be announced at the Awards ceremony on October 4th, 2007.

www.jhfestival.org/competition 

 
RED VELVET in official selection of the AMERICAN CONSERVATION FILM FESTIVAL October 2007
RED VELVET is selected for the 2007 AMERICAN CONSERVATION FILM FESTIVAL. The 5th annual festival will take place in Shepherdstown, WV on November 1-4, 2007. RED VELVET will be screened Friday, November 2, at the National Conservation Training Center at 9:30 pm.

www.conservationfilm.org/ 

 
RED VELVET in official selection of the 2007 AOTEAROA Environmental Film Festival July 2007
RED VELVET has been selected for Reel Earth: The 2007 Aotearoa Environmental Film Festival The 3nd Annual AEFF Event will be held 26–29 July 2007 in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

www.aeff.org.nz/ 

 
RED VELVET WINS REMI AWARD 2007
RED VELVET wins a PLATINIUM REMI AWARD at WORLDFEST FILM FESTIVAL 2007 in Houston.

www.worldfest.org 

 
BEST INDEPENDENT FILM - INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL, Missoula May 2007
RED VELVET wins BEST INDEPENDENT FILM award at the 2007 INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL in Missoula, Montana. Screening on Monday, May 14th 2007 at 03:30 at the Wilma Theater.

www.wildlifefilms.org 

 
FORBIDDEN ISLANDS sur ORF 2 February 2007
Austrian television channel ORF 2 broadcast BURMA'S FORBIDDEN ISLANDS under the title "Pirateninseln und Seeenomaden" the 8th of February 2007 at 20:15 and the 9th of February 2007 at 01:25.

www.orf.at 

 
MONTANA CINE October 2006
RED VELVET won best Independent film award at the 2006 Montana CINE International Film Festival of Cultures, Nature and the Environment. RED VELVET was screened on October 7th, 2006, at the festival.

www.wildlifefilms.org 

 
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC October 2006
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL acquires the rights to RED VELVET and distributes the documentary film worldwide. NGTI (National Geographic Television International) continues its drive for third party factual programming with the acquisition of RED VELVET, a major new polemic documentary from France-based Compass Films.

www.natgeotv-int.com 

 
360° LE REPORTAGE GEO October 2006
October 7th, 2006 at 21:35: 360° LE REPORTAGE GEO on ARTE. - LES CERFS AUX BOIS DE VELOURS - "How deer antlers from Russian Altai are being used for their therapeuthic virtues in Asiatic traditional medecine." 360° LE REPORTAGE GEO is a coproduction between ARTE and MEDIENKONTOR, in cooperation with GEO Magazine.

www.arte.tv/fr/connaissance-decouverte/geo-360/Octobre/1345142.html 

 
ARTE Octobre 2006
ARTE broadcast RED VELVET on October 7th and 14th 2006, on ARTE France under the title "Les Cerfs aux Bois de Velours" and on ARTE Germany under the title "Die Millionen-Dollar-Hirsche" during the program: 360° - Le Reportage Géo.

www.arte.tv/fr/connaissance-decouverte/geo-360/1675156.html 

 
BURMA'S FORBIDDEN ISLANDS - Best Film Award at MONTANA CINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2004
BURMA'S FORBIDDEN ISLANDS wins Best Film Award at Montana CINE International Film Festival in Missoula, Montana.

www.wildlifefilms.org 

 
CINE GOLDEN EAGLE FOR BURMA'S FORBIDDEN ISLANDS 2003
BURMA'S FORBIDDEN ISLANDS wins CINE GOLDEN EAGLE award in the Environment and Natural Science Category.

www.cine.org/winners/w-03-fall.php 

 
ELEPHANT POWER, Best Educational Program at MISSOULA INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL 2000
ELEPHANT POWER wins Best Educational Program award at Missoula International Wildlife Film Festival.

www.wildlifefilms.org