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Drachinzeit, a rite of passage


Independent documentary film "Drachinzeit" about female coming-of-age
"Drachinzeit`` a rite of passage, is an independent documentary film, which shows the coming-of-age of 8 girls on the verge of womanhood and take the awkwardness of puberty and transform it into beauty. During six months, the German film maker Sil Egger accompanied teenage girls on their journey involving several encounters in which they are consciously working towards becoming young women, guided by a female community. Step by step they grow in confidence, learn to set their personal boundaries and discover their own femininity. In a final ceremony, they say goodbye to their childhood. It is a journey full of mixed emotions and surprises.

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Directors: Sil Egger
Writers: Sil Egger
Producers: Sil Egger
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Student project: No
Completion date: 2015-10-01
Shooting format: Digital
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Film color: Color
First-time filmmaker: Yes

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