A documentary about sense and non-sense of the modern world. GPS-Tracking, facial recognition, multi-sensoric microchip implants, artificial intelligence -latest technologies help to make dreams about life improvement come true.
In MODERN PETS human and animal protagonists, will take us on a journey to a world where the future is now: Pet Tech -The world of high tech pet products. In taking the viewer to this miraculous science fiction world of implanted bio-data collecting chips, intelligent feeders and GPS dog collars the film will engage with the latest technological developments and what kind of undreamed-of possibilities they seem to provide. From a light and humorous perspective
MODERN PETS will ask questions: What does progress mean? What are our underlying desires and hopes? What are our self-and life improvement strategies? And eventually: What does it mean to be a living being? As a human, as an animal or even as a robot?
Length: 90min./ 52 min.
CAST AND CREW
Director: Madeleine Dallmeyer Production: Alex Tondowski and Ira Tondowski/ Tondowski Films
Development Funding: Robert Bosch Stiftung
Pitch at DOKFest Leipzig Copro-Market 2019
Pitch at Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival 2019 in China