Found-Footage Film 2017


The audiovisual collage Horbitat addresses the human expansion into outer space. Based exclusively on found footage the film depicts the human endeavour of extra-terrestrial habitation. The film was made as a contribution to the SIEFF congress of the Société Internationale d'Ethnologie et de Folklore in Göttingen 2017.

The film is based on found footage and we do not claim any copyright. All sources, authors, and creators are listed in the credits.


Concept and Editing: Janek Totaro and Johannes Kohout

with the help of Institut für Europäische Ethnologie und Kulturanthropologie Universität Göttingen
Thanks to: Regina Bendix (Universität Göttingen) and Karl Aspelund (University of Rhode Island)


2017, 20 Min