2016 saw the highest number of potential tornadoes ever since the beginning of weather recordkeeping in Germany. At the same time, there is a deluge of weather tropes on the internet, on television and in the news. Shit storms, data flood, refugee waves. Language, metaphors and images are instruments of control. They are used to dispel - and instill - fear. How does the image function as a document, as fiction, trophy, counterattack? How close are manipulation and prediction? And is the weather still real?
30 min; Engl. Titel: The Effect of Cannonery on Thunderclouds
Der Film ist im Rahmen des Professional Media Master Class Lab entstanden.