All Still Orbit links together two apparently unrelated moments in the construction of Brasília: the dream by an Italian saint used to justify its creation and a small city built by the workers constructing the new capital to house them and their families. How do you make sense of a city built on a dream? Are all dreams made equal? Sometimes a documentary can feel like a fairy tale.
Dane Komljen (1986, SFR Yugoslavia) studied film directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. Following his graduation, he made a video installation in Serbia, a short film in Bosnia and Herzegovina and another short in Croatia. He completed a Master’s study in contemporary art at Le Fresnoy, France. His films have been shown and awarded at the Festival de Cannes, Festival del Film Locarno, IFF Rotterdam, FID Marseille and Sarajevo FF.
James Lattimer is a festival programmer and film critic. He started working for the Berlinale Forum in 2008 and became a member of their selection committee in 2011. His writing on film has appeared in Slant Magazine, Mubis The Notebook, Film Parlato and desistfilm. Our Body, his first collaboration with Dane Komljen, showed at the Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films in 2015 and nominated for Best Short Film at the European Film Awards.