Less is more - The limits of growth and the better life

Is there prosperity without economic growth? Throughout Europe, the film searches for examples showing the way towards a sustainable society: activists, communities and enterprises have recognised that growth cannot be the measure of a good life.

Director: Karin de Miguel Wessendorf

Born in Barcelona 1974, Karin de Miguel Wessendorf studied Media studies, German and
Romance languages and literature in Germany and Spain. Since 2008 she is a freelance journalist/author and writes features and reports for radio and television about social and environmental themes and about media politics for SWR, NDR, WDR, RBB, arte and other public broadcasters.
„Weniger ist mehr – Die Grenzen des Wachstums und das bessere Leben“ (2013; i.e. Less is more – The Limits of Growth & A Better Life) is her first full-length documentary film.

52 Min.
Director: Karin de Miguel Wessendorf
Script: Karin de Miguel Wessendorf
Cinematography: Frank Kranstedt, Erik Sick
Editing: Julia Wiegand
Music: Fabian Berghofer
Narrator: Claudia Mischke
Editor: Sabine Bubeck-Paaz / ZDF arte
Website URL: www.thurnfilm.de