Andreas Drapa used to be a regular tiler in a small town, breeding pigeons in his free time. now he's Germanys wealthiest high-class racing pigeon breeder, a millionaire and business partner of the rich in China and Dubai where betting on the "little man’s racehorse" has become a very lucrative business. While more traditional breeders reject to make money with their pigeons, Drapa’s still aiming for more: He wants to belong to the powerful super rich.
HIGHFLYERS adopts an unusual perspective on the story of winners and losers in a game ruled by the new powers of global economy and reflects on the meaning of material wealth in the lives of different people around the world.
|Production||[OnScreen Media] Peter Kuczinski|
|Format||Full HD, DCP|
|Language||German, English, Chinese, Arabic|
|Subtitled Versions||English, German|
DOK.fest München (world premiere)