According to Section 6 of the Criminal Law Act 1977 the occupation of empty property in the UK is not illegal. In London there are more than 13.000 people living in squats. These are 6 episodes of 6 different London based squats and their inhabitants. 6 stories of life in the city – stories of struggle, celebration, creativity, resignation, fear and hope.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Born 1975, Vienna, Austria
Lives and works in London, UK2006 Founder & Director of Spiraleye Productions Ltd.Studies / Scholarships2000 – 2004 Postgraduate Study “MA Audio Visual Production”, London Metropolitan University (with distinction)
2000 - 2004 Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies Abroad from the Ministry of Culture, Education and Science
2000 Master of Arts, Vienna
1994 – 2000 Academy of Fine Arts ViennaFilmography
2004 Director “Collective Dreams” 60min, Digibeta PAL
BEST DOCUMENTARY Sceentest, British National Students Film Festival
nominated Best Documentary: Barcelona, Luebeck, Le Mans
2001 Co-Director “Surviving Ostland” Documentary, 43 min.
2001 Co-Director “Opening UP”, Documentary, 23 min